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Fraser Graham Masefield

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Sports journalist, writer and published author with over 15 years of experience.

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Motorsport Technology
05/09/2021
Hamilton reels in Verstappen to win tactical Spanish GP - Motorsport Technology

Lewis Hamilton closed to within two race wins of yet another magical ton after a tactical masterstroke from his Mercedes team saw him overtake Max Verstappen six laps before the end of the race. Having conceded the lead off the line, Hamilton was forced to play a waiting game behind his closest championship rival and with both drivers on the soft compound tyre.

Motorsport Technology
05/08/2021
Hamilton's hundred - Mercedes ace on pole for Spanish Grand Prix - Motorsport Technology

The amazing Lewis Hamilton continues to set records and seems to have no intention of slowing down, the Mercedes driver making it an incredible 100 poles in Formula One after qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix. Hamilton, who also grabbed pole in Imola, dialled in a characteristically late cracker of a lap to edge out major rival Max Verstappen and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.

Motorsport Technology
04/22/2021
NIO 333 FE Team commits to Gen3 racing era - Motorsport Technology

The NIO 333 FE Team, partnered by Acronis, has announced that it has committed to the Gen3 era of racing in the FIA Formula E World Championship. As explained by Motorsport Tech at the start of 2021, the exciting new era of racing in the world's premier electric car series will see more powerful, lighter cars with progress in both performance and efficiency as well as faster charging and cost benefits.

Motorsport Technology
04/18/2021
Verstappen wins dramatic Emilia Romagna GP to close on rival Hamilton - Motorsport Technology

Max Verstappen made up for the disappointment of his opening Bahrain GP defeat by winning the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix from Lewis Hamilton and Lando Norris. After an incident-packed race that saw seven-time champion Hamilton slide off the circuit late on but recover to second, it was the Red Bull Racing driver who emerged victorious and cut his rival's lead to just a single point.

Motorsport Technology
04/11/2021
Vandoorne beats Sims to Rome e-Prix race 2 win, heartbreak for Nato - Motorsport Technology

Belgium's Stoffel Vandoorne emerged victorious in Race 2 of the Rome e-Prix double header, heading home Mahindra's Alexander Sims and the ROKiT Venturi of Norman Nato after another incident-packed race. Vandoorne has been on the pace all weekend, starting Saturday's race from pole position before a manhole cover forced a bizarre retirement as he careered into the wall to avoid a slowing Lucas Di Grassi.

Motorsport Technology
04/10/2021
Vergne secures tenth Formula E victory after dramatic Rome e-Prix - Motorsport Technology

Jean-Eric Vergne secured a tenth victory in his already illustrious Formula E career, winning a dramatic Rome e-Prix Race 1 from the Jaguar duo of Sam Bird and Mitch Evans. The DS TECHEETAH driver had started from fifth on the grid, but drove a superb tactical race, utilising his Attack Modes at key moments as his rivals fell by the wayside.

Motorsport Technology
03/28/2021
Hamilton holds off Verstappen to win thrilling Bahrain Grand Prix - Motorsport Technology

Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton produced one of the great defensive drives of his career to hold off a charging Max Verstappen and win a classic season opening 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix. With only laps remaining and Hamilton on delapidated hard compound tyres, the Englishman needed to dig deep to keep his biggest rival at bay.

Motorsport Technology
03/27/2021
Verstappen pips Hamilton to Bahrain pole as F1 season kicks off with a bang - Motorsport Technology

Max Verstappen made it two pole positions in as many races as the 2021 Formula One season began in the fashion most neutral fans would have liked, the Dutchman piping rival Lewis Hamilton by just 0.388s. Red Bull Racing had appeared to have the upper hand throughout pre-season testing, and the Dutchman also topped all three free practice sessions leading into qualifying.

Motorsport Technology
03/17/2021
Hard work and happy environment beginning to pay dividends for NIO 333 FE Team - Motorsport...

The NIO 333 FE Team, partnered by Acronis, seems to have turned a corner after a highly encouraging start to the 2021 ABB Formula E season. Following a troublesome couple of years fighting it out at the tail end of the grid, stalwart driver Oliver Turvey and new teammate Tom Blomqvist impressed in Ad Diriyah as both drivers made Super Pole and Turvey delivered points in both roeunds.

Motorsport Technology
03/14/2021
Williams Racing concludes productive three-day test in Bahrain - Motorsport Technology

The Williams Racing team, partnered by Acronis, concluded a productive pre-season test session in Bahrain as preparations ramp up ahead of the 2021 Formula One season. It seems like only yesterday that cars were zooming around the Sakhir Circuit as the COVID disrupted season concluded with a double header in Bahrain before culminating in Abu Dhabi.

Motorsport Technology
03/05/2021
Williams Racing unveils striking livery for 2021 season - Motorsport Technology

The historic Williams Racing F1 team, partnered by Acronis, has unveiled its Williams Mercedes FW43B car and livery ahead of the 2021 Formula One season. Always pleasing on the eye, the new livery appears to be a nod to the successful past and the classic blue and white design but with a twist that underlines its ambitions under US based Investment company, Dorilton Capital.

Motorsport Technology
03/04/2021
Williams retains Jack Aitken for official reserve driver role - Motorsport Technology

Williams Racing, partnered by Acronis, has confirmed thar Jack Aitken will continue in his role as the team's Official Reserve Driver for the 2021 Formula 1 season. Aitken joined the team at the start of the 2020 season, driving in FP1 at the Austrian Grand Prix before making his F1 debut with Williams at the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix when George Russell replaced Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes.

Tennis Majors
02/17/2021
"I am a lucky person," says humble Nadal after quarter final defeat to Tsitsipas

Former Australian Open champion Rafael Nadal said he had no complaints and was still a 'lucky man' despite the disappointment of surrendering a two-set lead against Stefanos Tsitsipas to lose his quarter final against Stefanos Tsitsipas. Nadal, whose only ever Australian title came in 2009, was seemingly cruising to yet another semi final after taking the opening two sets in dominant style 6-3, 6-2.

Tennis Majors
02/12/2021
Thiem fights back from two sets down to beat Kyrgios in thriller

Dominic Thiem yet again fought back from two sets down to beat a highly entertaining Nick Kyrgios in a classic late night match at the Australian Open. The match began in true Kyrgios fashion - an underarm serve, tweener and drop shot in his opening service game after breaking Thiem.

Tennis Majors
02/16/2021
Djokovic calls for meetings on quarantine after Australian Open injuries, casts doubt on calendar

Novak Djokovic has blamed the Australian Open quarantine situation for the spate of injuries in the tournament and has cast doubt on the calendar going forwards. The defending eight-time Australian Open champion conceded that he was on the brink of withdrawing from his match against Taylor Fritz in the third round with an abdominal injury and explained that he was not alone.

Tennis Majors
02/12/2021
Karatsev shocks Schwartzman to advance to 4th round

Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev caused the upset of the Australian Open to date after dumping eighth seed Diego Schwartzman out of the tournament 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on the John Cain Arena. It wasn't so much the scoreline, but the manner of victory for the world No.114 that was impressive, who bludgeoned an incredible 51 winners with huge forehands taken early and penetrating flat backhands.

Motorsport Technology
02/09/2021
Airspeeder testing ramps up in preparation for breakthrough series - Motorsport Technology

Airspeeder, the world's first flying car series, is ramping up testing and development of its full-sized remotely operated electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle (cVTOL). The Airspeeder Mk3 was unveiled to an expectant world public on February 4 and is capable of achieving 120 kph and utilising LiDAR, RADAR and machine vision.

Motorsport Technology
02/08/2021
Lewis Hamilton to go for title number 8 with Mercedes - Motorsport Technology

Lewis Hamilton will go in search of a record breaking eighth Formula One drivers' title with Mercedes after the Englishman agreed a new contract with the all-conquering team. Mercedes has won every title in the new Hybrid era dating back to 2014 and Hamilton has won six drivers' titles with the team as well as an incredible 74 F1 races.

Motorsport Technology
01/22/2021
Jenson Button returns to Williams Racing in Senior Advisor role - Motorsport Technology

Jenson Button has returned to the team that gave him his big break as a Formula One driver as a fresh faced 20-year-old, Williams Racing. It was 21 years ago that Button was announced as first team driver alongside German Ralf Schumacher, and now the 2009 world champion re-joins the famous team in the capacity of Senior Advisor in a multi-year agreement.

Motorsport Technology
12/18/2020
BAC Mono - the perfect formula - Motorsport Technology

Any serious follower of motorsport will have to admit that there's a secret racing driver within them, just waiting to get out. For the most part, however, and ever since the invention of the internal combustion engine, such pursuits have remained in the domain of the wealthy, the track-day enthusiast or the racing driver himself.

Motorsport Technology
12/13/2020
BWT Racing Point proud of strong season as emotional Perez signs off - Motorsport Technology

The BWT Racing Point team, partnered by Acronis, remained proud of a strong 2020 season despite losing third in the constructors' standings to rivals McLaren. It was an unfortunate end to the season for the Silverstone based team in Abu Dhabi, as Sergio Perez came down from the highs of his fantastic Sakhir GP victory with a lap 10 retirement due to a suspected oil pressure issue.

Motorsport Technology
12/13/2020
Verstappen wins processional Abu Dhabi GP from Bottas and Hamilton - Motorsport Technology

Max Verstappen finished off his Formula One season in style by winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, taking the chequered flag ahead of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton. After what has been a phenomenal effort to manage 17 races in a season affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the incredible dramas of the back-to-back Bahrain races, this was a processional race more akin to the final stage of the Tour de France.

Motorsport Technology
12/10/2020
BWT Racing Point looking to finish season as 'best of the rest' - Motorsport Technology

The BWT Racing Point team, partnered by Acronis, will be looking to finish off the season on a high and cement third place in the constructors' standings at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend. Following on from Sergio Perez's spectacular victory in Bahrain and Lance Stroll's podium, the team finds itself an enviable third place in the standings behind big hitters Mercedes and Red Bull Racing.

Motorsport Technology
12/07/2020
Just how did Mercedes botch their risky 'double stack' in the Sakhir Grand Prix? - Motorsport...

After 61 laps of racing in the Sakhir Grand Prix, it was all going so swimmingly well for Mercedes debutant George Russell, the Englishman having overtaken established teammate Valtteri Bottas off the line whilst maintaining a comfortable gap. He was driving like a seasoned champion, having only learned days earlier that he would be filling in for the COVID-afflicted Lewis Hamilton.

Motorsport Technology
12/04/2020
Impressive Russell tops Friday's free practice for Sakhir GP - Motorsport Technology

George Russell put in a mightily impressive performance in his first competitive outing for the Mercedes AMG F1 team by topping the lap times after Friday practice for the Sakhir GP. The Williams Racing driver only learned earlier in the week that he would replace the COVID-19 afflicted Lewis Hamilton in the team, a hasty seat fit and car adjustment required to get the Englishman ready for the weekend.

Motorsport Technology
12/02/2020
Schumacher teams up with Mazepin at Haas F1 team - Motorsport Technology

Mick Schumacher will partner Nikita Mazepin at the Haas F1 team for the 2021 season and beyond, the team has announced. The news that everyone was expecting came on the Wednesday morning before the Sakhir Grand Prix weekend, after Mazepin was confirmed by the team the day before.

Motorsport Technology
12/02/2020
Russell replaces Hamilton for Bahrain as Aitken takes vacant Williams seat - Motorsport Technology

George Russell will replace the COVID-stricken Lewis Hamilton for the upcoming Sakhir Grand Prix with Jack Aitken filling in for him at Williams, the respective teams have announced. Russell, who has been on the Mercedes books since 2017 before being released to Williams after his championship winning F2 season, was the obvious choice as he was in Bahrain anyway and is seen as one of the most talented drivers on the grid.

Motorsport Technology
11/12/2020
BWT Racing Point looking to leapfrog rivals in Turkey - Motorsport Technology

It is with some degree of excitement that Istanbul returns to Istanbul Park for Round 14 of the F1 championship following a hiatus of nine years. The 2011 race, won by Sebastian Vettel, was an absolute classic. And this year's edition also promises to deliver after the excitement produced by the last few grands prix.

Tennis Majors
11/11/2020
Millman and Simon play out epic 46-shot rally in Sofia marathon

Australia's John Millman had to dig upon all of his reserves to finally see off French veteran Gilles Simon in an epic three-set battle in Sofia, winning 7-5, 6-7, 6-2 in three hours and fifteen minutes. ATP Sofia Open second round MILLMAN d.

Tennis Majors
11/18/2020
Alexander Zverev: Without practice in Melbourne, it's "flip a coin, see who wins"

Alexander Zverev says the possibility of not being able to practice during quarantine for the Australian Open would render the tournament 'a lottery'. Because of the current COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the Australian government, it is possible that if players cannot arrive in Australia until January 1, they have to quarantine for 14 days and they can't even go outside to practice.

Tennis Majors
11/04/2020
Paris Masters Day 3 round-up: De Minaur downs Sonego, Rublev still on fire

Day 3 of the Rolex Paris Masters saw early victories for favourites Diego Schwartzman, Milos Raonic, and Alexander Zverev. Daniil Medvedev advanced when Kevin Anderson retired. No 1 seed Rafael Nadal kicked off his Paris campaign with a 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 victory over Feliciano Lopez on Wednesday night.

Tennis Majors
11/03/2020
Humbert stuns No 2 seed Tsitsipas in marathon at Paris Masters

Frenchman Ugo Humbert advanced to the second round of the Rolex Paris Masters after he edged out No 2 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in a classic second-round match, winning 7-6, 6-7, 7-6. The key information: There was nothing between the players, Humbert winning two points fewer but one more game in this classic match, which lasted three hours, 16 minutes.

Motorsport Technology
11/02/2020
Regretful Russell gains sympathy of peers and public after late mistake - Motorsport Technology

Everybody makes mistakes. Yet nowhere are they greater magnified than in front of millions of watching people on the global stage that is televised sport. When George Russell attempted to put extra temperature into his tyres whilst running directly behind the Safety Car caused by Max Verstappen's late accident in the Emilia Romagna GP, his [...]

Motorsport Technology
10/24/2020
Hamilton pips Bottas to take 97th career pole in Portimão - Motorsport Technology

Lewis Hamilton edged ever closer to an incredible 100 th career F1 pole position after pipping Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in qualifying for the Portuguese Grand Prix. After both drivers opted for the medium compound Pirelli rubber to set their quickest times in Q2, it was Hamilton who decided to have three laps on the soft tyre in Q3, and it was only on his final run that he beat the Finn's time.

Tennis Majors
10/20/2020
De Minaur fights back to gain second win over Gasquet in space of three days

Australia's Alex De Minaur backed up his UTS3 showdown triumph over Richard Gasquet by again beating the Frenchman, this time in the opening round of the European Open in Antwerp. DE MINAUR d. GASQUET 3-6, 7-6, 6-3 Key info: Gasquet served six double faults, three in his final game that ultimately proved his undoing.

Motorsport Technology
10/11/2020
Hamilton equals Schumacher F1 race win record following Bottas retirement - Motorsport Technology

Lewis Hamilton finally equalled the great Michael Schumacher's record of 91 grand prix victories after teammate and title rival Valtteri Bottas retired on lap 19 with an engine problem. It meant that Hamilton, who initially trailed Bottas before the Finn made an error into Turn 1, was left in clear air to head home Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo to win the race and create his own piece of history.

Motorsport Technology
10/10/2020
Bottas beats Hamilton to pole for Eifel Grand Prix - Motorsport Technology

Valtteri Bottas kept up the momentum gained from winning the Russian Grand Prix by grabbing pole position from Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton with Max Verstappen his customary third on the grid. Bottas' time of 1m25.269s was a surprising .256s ahead of title rival Hamilton, Verstappen .293s off the pole sitter.

Tennis Majors
10/08/2020
Swiatek races to first grand slam final after defeating qualifier Podoroska

Iga Swiatek came out on top of the surprise semi-final battle of the unseeded players, downing qualifier Nadia Podoroska 6-2, 6-1 in the pair's first meeting. SWIATEK d. PODOROSKA 6-2, 6-1 Key info: Swiatek blazed 23 winners to Podoroska's 6 in what were extremely tricky conditions.

Tennis Majors
10/07/2020
Kenin grabs first win over compatriot Collins to make semi-finals

Sofia Kenin achieved a first victory over fellow Floridian Danielle Collins to advance to the semi-finals of the French Open, where she will play Petra Kvitova. KENIN (4) d. COLLINS 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 Key match stats: 37 winners and a first-serve percentage of 65 was the key to Kenin's victory.

Tennis Majors
10/06/2020
Schwartzman outlasts Thiem to make French Open semis after epic

Twelfth seed Diego Schwartzman advanced to his first ever French Open semi-final after defeating third seed Dominic Thiem in an epic encounter, winning 7-6, 5-7, 6-7, 7-6, 6-2. French Open quarter final SCHWARTZMANN (12) d. THIEM (3) 7-6, 5-7, 6-7, 7-6, 6-2.

Tennis Majors
10/07/2020
Dangerous for players to play in cold evening conditions, says Nadal

It was well after midnight when Rafael Nadal finally put young opponent Jannik Sinner metaphorically to bed and the battling duo would have done just that after their match finished at 1.30am French time. Due to consistent rainy Parisian weather over the first week and a half, a backlog of matches has accumulated, with fortunately the new roof on Philippe Chatrier able to accommodate matches.

Tennis Majors
10/06/2020
Swiatek continues dream run, downs Trevisan to make French Open semi-finals

Iga Swiatek followed up her impressive giant-killing performance against top seed Simona Halep by defeating Italy's Martina Trevisan 6-3, 6-1 and make the semi-finals of the 2020 French Open. SWIATEK d. TREVISAN 6-3, 6-1 Key match stats: The stats will tell you this was a close match as far as winners hit.

Tennis Majors
10/06/2020
Nadal survives Sinner scare to progress to semi-finals

Reigning French Open Champion and 12-time winner Rafael Nadal withstood a stern test from qualifier Jannik Sinner to reach the semi-finals for the 13th time, winning 7-6, 6-4, 6-1. NADAL (2) d. SINNER 7-6, 6-4, 6-1 Key match stats: Nadal has to be up there with Connors and Djokovic as one of the greatest returners of all time.

Tennis Majors
10/01/2020
History repeats as Djokovic eases past Berankis and into third round

Novak Djokovic's quest for a second French Open title gathered further momentum as the world No.1 dismantled Ricardas Berankis 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. DJOKOVIC (1) d. BERANKIS 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 Key info: All Novak Djokovic's stats were great, but losing just two points on first serve the most impressive of all.

Tennis Majors
10/01/2020
Carballes Baena upsets Shapovalov in epic fashion

Spain's Roberto Carballes Baena recorded the win of his career so far, upsetting Canadian ninth seed Denis Shapovalov 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 8-6. CARBALLES BAENA d. SHAPOVALOV (9) d. 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 8-6 Key info: Shapovalov outscored Carballes Baena in most departments, including winners and net points.

Tennis Majors
10/01/2020
Day 5 women's updates - Ostapenko stuns Pliskova as Kenin battles through

All the day 5 results and stories from Roland Garros as former champion Jelena Ostapenko stuns second seed Karolina Pliskova in straight sets. With the early defeat of Karolina Pliskova, Australian Open Champion Sofia Kenin was the highest seeded player remaining in the bottom half of the draw.

Tennis Majors
09/30/2020
Angry Verdasco threatening legal action against Roland-Garros after 'positive' COVID test

World No. 59 Fernando Verdasco has confirmed in L'Equipe that he intends to take legal action against the French Open after missing the tournament due to a positive COVID 19 test that could have been wrong. Fernando Verdasco had previously returned a positive result without showing any symptoms in August but subsequently returned negative results after his Paris test.

Tennis Majors
09/30/2020
Serena Williams out of French Open with Achilles injury

Serena Williams has been forced to withdraw from the 2020 French Open after feeling a recurrence of the Achilles injury that hampered her US Open challenge. Serena Williams was due to play Tsvetana Pironkova in her second-round match on Wednesday but after a brief warm-up, the 23-time Grand Slam champion realised she would not be able to play.

Tennis Majors
09/29/2020
Tauson boots Brady out of tournament, Pliskova survives first-round scare

All the breaking news and results from Day 3 of the women's singles at Roland Garros, including a scare for second seed Karolina Pliskova and a big upset engineered by Clara Tauson. Jelena Ostapenko announced herself to the tennis world by upsetting Simona Halep to win the French Open in 2017.

Tennis Majors
09/29/2020
Berrettini blasts Pospisil off the court, Shapovalov sinks Simon

Men's singles first-round action is wrapping up at Roland-Garros on Tuesday. Among the winners are Novak Djokovic, Matteo Berrettini, and Cristian Garin. World No 1 Novak Djokovic got the men's singles schedule on Court Philippe-Chatrier off to a routine start, as he dismissed Mikael Ymer 6-0, 6-2, 6-3 in one hour and 38 minutes.

Motorsport Technology
09/26/2020
Schumacher extends F2 championship lead after Sochi win and podium - Motorsport Technology

Mick Schumacher extended his lead at the top of the F2 championship standings after leading home Yuki Tsunoda title rival Callum Ilott for a dominant feature race victory in Sochi. And the German backed up that performance with a fourth double podium of the season when he was running third in Sunday's sprint before it was red flagged.

Motorsport Technology
09/26/2020
Hamilton notches 96th career F1 pole after dramatic Sochi qualifying - Motorsport Technology

Lewis Hamilton recorded an incredible 96 th pole position of his glittering career after making it into Q3 by the skin of his teeth following a big crash from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. When Vettel lost control of his Ferrari into Turn 4 after running over the apex kerb, Hamilton was outside of the top ten when the session was red flagged with just over two minutes remaining.

Motorsport Technology
09/11/2020
Drivers lapping up Mugello challenge during Friday free practice - Motorsport Technology

Friday's free practice session for the first ever Tuscan Grand Prix gave fans and drivers a taste of what is to come over the weekend on what is evidently a spectacular fast and sweeping layout. The fact that the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton topped the lap times will come as little surprise to most, possibly with the exception of Hamilton himself.

Tennis Majors
09/09/2020
Medvedev wins Russian tussle to advance to another US Open semi-final

Daniil Medvedev came out on top of an intriguing all-Russian encounter in the quarter-finals of the US Open to defeat compatriot Andrey Rublev and advance to another semi-final. Medvedev d. Rublev 7-6(6), 6-3, 7-6(5) Key match stats: On paper, there was very little to choose between the pair, but Medvedev bossed the count on clean winners by 50-22.

Tennis Majors
09/08/2020
Zverev ends Coric run to advance to US Open semi-finals

Fifth seed Alexander Zverev came from a set down to defeat a valiant Borna Coric and advance to the semi-finals of the US Open. Key stats: Zverev more consistent on serve, putting in 71% of first serves in, and winning 76% of first serve points.

Tennis Majors
09/03/2020
Hewitt protégé De Minaur downs veteran Gasquet to reach third round

New Australian great hope Alex de Minaur perhaps signalled a changing of the guard after the 21st seed came through a highly entertaining match, defeating Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-3, 6-7, 7-5. US Open second round, men's singles De Minaur d.

Tennis Majors
09/03/2020
Pospisil finds top form to stun compatriot Raonic

Vasek Pospisil produced one of the finest performances of his singles career to defeat compatriot Milos Raonic and advance to the third round of the US Open. US Open second round, men's singles Pospisil d.

Tennis Majors
09/01/2020
Magical Murray fights back from two sets down to stun Nishioka

Andy Murray fought back from two sets down and saved a match point to defeat Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka and advance to the second round of the US Open. It was another one of those nail-biting efforts from Murray, who seems to love facing adversity and rising to the challenge, the Scot coming back from a two-set deficit for the tenth time in his career to triumph.

Motorsport Technology
08/30/2020
Hamilton dominates Belgian GP to take fourth Spa victory from Bottas and Verstappen - Motorsport...

Lewis Hamilton backed up his dominant qualifying performance at the Belgian Grand Prix to take his fourth victory at the famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit, winning from teammate Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen. Daniel Ricciardo continued his resurgence at Renault by finishing an impressive fourth ahead of Esteban Ocon, Alexander Albon and Lando Norris, as Pierre Gasly, Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez rounded out the top ten.

Motorsport Technology
08/30/2020
Shwartzman leads home Schumacher for Prema 1-2 in Spa sprint - Motorsport Technology

Robert Shwartzman regained the lead of the FIA Formula 2 championship after leading home teammate Mick Schumacher for a Prema 1-2 in Sunday's sprint race. It was a dominant performance from the Russian driver, who took advantage of a collision between Dan Ticktum and Roy Nissany who were contesting the lead into Les Combes, the latter having to retire from the race and bringing about a second Safety Car situation.

Motorsport Technology
08/30/2020
Sargeant regains championship lead after Prema 1-2 at Spa - Motorsport Technology

Logan Sargeant regained the lead of the FIA Formula 3 championship after leading home Prema teammate Frederik Vesti in Sunday's sprint race at Spa for a 1-2 for the Italian team, partnered by Acronis. The American had started the reverse-grid race in third position after a disappointing Saturday saw him finish eighth, having being hampered by engine issues.

Motorsport Technology
08/29/2020
Tsunoda dedicates Spa feature victory to Hubert after controversial win - Motorsport Technology

Yuki Tsunoda dedicated his second F2 race victory of the season to Antoine Hubert, who tragically lost his life at Spa-Francorchamps last year. Before the race, drivers and team members stood for a minute's silence on the grid and were joined on the grid by members of the Hubert family as well as Juan Manuel Correa, who was also involved in the highly unfortunate accident and was fortunate to escape with his life.

Motorsport Technology
08/15/2020
Hamilton takes Spanish GP pole for 150th front row start, as Mercedes lock out front row -...

Lewis Hamilton gained pole position revenge over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to record an amazing 150 th front row start, yet another record for the Englishman. It was also Hamilton's 92 nd pole in F1 and fifth in Barcelona as he closes on that magical century, Max Verstappen once again holding the Racing Point duo at bay, the returning coronavirus-free Sergio Perez doing well to outqualify teammate Lance Stroll.

Motorsport Technology
08/02/2020
Hamilton limps to record seventh British GP victory after final lap puncture drama - Motorsport...

Lewis Hamilton delighted many British F1 fans watching around the world by winning a record seventh home Grand Prix from Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc, despite his tyre delaminating on the final lap. It should certainly have been a stark warning to the Mercedes pit crew when Valtteri Bottas, running second at the time, suffered an identical left-front delamination with two laps to go.

Motorsport Technology
07/29/2020
Home teams primed for landmark British Grand Prix weekend - Motorsport Technology

There will be a very different feel around the Formula One paddock as teams return to racing action at one of the sport's most historic venues. The first of two British Grand Prix weekends will mark the 70 th anniversary of the famous race, which has been held at the Silverstone circuit on the championship calendar since 1950 and has been a mainstay on the F1 calendar ever since.

Motorsport Technology
07/20/2020
Racing Point building reputation as 'Best of the Rest' - Motorsport Technology

The BWT Racing Point team, partnered by Acronis, is rapidly building a reputation as 'best of the rest' in the pecking order behind the mighty Mercedes AMG F1 Team. After a strong start to the season at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez qualified on the second row of the grid ahead of both Red Bulls and Ferraris for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Motorsport Technology
07/17/2020
Hungarian Grand Prix: Mercedes and Racing Point the form horses after Friday free practice -...

Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton laid down an ominous statement of intent following yet another dominant 1-2 in free practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Reigning world champion and seven-time Hungarian GP winner Hamilton is hoping to match the great Michael Schumacher's tally of eight F1 victories around the Hungaroring on Sunday, and the Englishman was again on song as a time of 1m16.003s was 0.086s quicker than teammate Valtteri Bottas.

Motorsport Technology
07/04/2020
Bottas upstages teammate Hamilton to take pole for Austrian GP as Ferrari struggles - Motorsport...

Valtteri Bottas grabbed pole position for the season opening Austrian Grand Prix, edging fancied teammate Lewis Hamilton by .012s as Mercedes dominated qualifying as expected. Bottas went off the circuit in an attempt to better his time on his final qualifying run, but his 1m02.939s effort was enough for pole as Max Verstappen finished third for Red Bull, from Lando Norris, Alexander Albon and the Racing Point of Sergio Perez.

Motorsport Technology
06/30/2020
Williams hoping for improvements as opening race of 2020 season beckons - Motorsport Technology

Following months of relative inactivity as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic, teams are finally prepared for the opening race of the 2020 season at the picturesque Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. For the famous WilliamsF1 team, partnered by Acronis, it will be interesting to see if the progress made during a productive pre-season Barcelona test will transfer to gains on the racetrack.

Tennis Majors
06/21/2020
Gasquet playing tennis from the gods as he dismantles Brown in UTS

Richard Gasquet kept up his outstanding level of play to dismantle a perplexed Dustin Brown 23-10, 20-5, 18-13, 18-10 and record his third win in four matches at Ultimate Tennis Showdown. The man nicknamed The Virtuoso followed up his brilliant victory over Dominic Thiem on Saturday and, if anything, found another level to record his third victory of the tournament.

Tennis Majors
06/21/2020
Berrettini keeps his cool as Paire self-destructs in the Riviera sun

Matteo Berrettini managed to keep his cool to record his third win of Ultimate Tennis Showdown, overcoming a frustrated Benoit Paire (18-11, 14-12, 14-12, 18-14). The seventh match of the second weekend UTS action featured another wonderful clash of styles with the unpredictable flamboyance of Paire attempting to nullify the almighty Hammer blows of Berrettini.

Tennis Majors
06/21/2020
Goffin pips Lopez on sudden-death decider in classic clash of styles

David Goffin notched up his second victory of Ultimate Tennis Showdown after squeaking past Feliciano Lopez in a topsy-turvy encounter (14-13, 11-17, 11-14, 19-10, 2-1). Ultimate Tennis Showdown has already thrown up some brilliant clashes of styles, but The Wall versus The Torero will be close to the top of the list, pitching the classical serve and volley game against the baseline counter puncher.

Tennis Majors
06/21/2020
Thiem battles past Tsitsipas in classic clash of UTS stars

Dominic Thiem recorded his opening win of Ultimate Tennis Showdown in a predicted classic, edging big rival Stefanos Tsitsipas (15-12, 11-13, 16-13, 14-13). Easily the most anticipated match of the day, and possibly the tournament in this exciting new round-robin format of tennis pitched World No.3 Dominic Thiem against the in-form World No.6 Stefanos Tsitsipas, who sat on top of the table.

Tennis Majors
06/20/2020
Paire edges out call-up Moutet in gripping battle of France

Benoit Paire The Rebel saw off late call-up and compatriot Corentin Moutet The Tornado to secure his second victory of Ultimate Tennis Showdown, dubbed 'Live Tennis Like Never Before' (11-17, 17-12, 15-14, 14-13).

Tennis Majors
06/20/2020
Flawless Gasquet rolls back the years to dominate late arrival Thiem in UTS

Richard Gasquet was on inspired form in the Ultimate Tennis Showdown as the Frenchman rolled back the years to defeat World No.3 Dominic Thiem (16-10, 15-12, 16-12, 14-17). Despite Thiem coming into the tournament late after playing on Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour in Belgrade, and with no prior practice of this radical new format of tennis, the Austrian World No 3 was quickly into his groove.

Motorsport Technology
06/17/2020
Formula E to resume and conclude in August with six races in nine days in Berlin - Motorsport...

The ABB Formula E season will resume with six races in nine days, all at the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, with three double headers on August 5/6, 6/9 and 12/13. As a result of the global coronavirus pandemic, the season was suspended until further notice not long after the Marrakesh e-Prix, won by DS TECHEETAH's Antonio Felix ca Costa at the end of February.

Motorsport Technology
05/27/2020
Russell enjoying the limelight from recent Esports victories - Motorsport Technology

With Esports helping to fill the competitive void in the absence of any real racing during the coronavirus pandemic, fans and drivers alike have been getting their entertainment in a different way. One very obvious, and entertaining, benefit of Esports is the interaction that drivers can now have with one another and with their fans.

Motorsport Technology
05/13/2020
'E' is for 'Equality' - how teams like ROKiT Venturi Racing are leading the way in gender...

All motorsport fans are well aware that that the letter 'E' that goes after the word 'Formula' stands for electric in the sport's premier street racing series. Lately, it's becoming increasingly evident that you could also call the series 'Formula Equality' due to the increasing number of women who are working in the sport and in a variety of roles, from race engineers to logistics, public relations and even drivers and team principals.

Motorsport Technology
05/12/2020
Four-time champ Vettel to leave Ferrari at end of 2020 - Motorsport Technology

Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel will leave Ferrari at the end of 2020 after contract negotiations between the parties broke down. It brings to an end a five-year stint in which the German will now almost certainly have failed to deliver a further title to the Scuderia.

Motorsport Technology
05/05/2020
The big lockdown interview - Veloce Esports co-founder Jean-Eric Vergne opens up - Motorsport...

'Out of adversity, comes opportunity', is a famous quote from founding father of the United States of America, Benjamin Franklin. And, as each day passes, more and more heartening stories are coming to light about how the coronavirus pandemic is bringing people together in a positive way and getting communities to pull together for the same common good.

Motorsport Technology
04/15/2020
Vergne confident 'luck will turn' if ABB Formula E series resumes - Motorsport Technology

Defending ABB Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne is confident he can pick up where he left off in Marrakesh and even challenge for a title treble should racing resume in June. Vergne, who triumphed in both Seasons 4 and 5, stormed through the field to a brilliant podium last time out in Morocco despite suffering from illness and sitting put free practice in hospital.

Motorsport Technology
04/03/2020
A family affair - Delphine Biscaye on why ROKiT Venturi Racing provides the perfect working...

Perhaps more than any other global motorsport series, the ABB Formula E Championship gives off the vibe of being very much a close-knit family affair. Maybe it's because the new and exciting electric racing series is only in its sixth season of racing and is so open and affordable for fans, or that it just comes across as not so insular or aloof than its famous big brother.

Motorsport Technology
03/26/2020
Light at the end of the tunnel as Racing Point to return to work on April 16 - Motorsport Technology

It goes without saying that the world is facing unprecedented times during one of the biggest global pandemics ever seen. Health services are being stretched to the limit and civilian populations across the world are getting used to a new way of life, shutting themselves off from the outside world as best they can in an effort to halt the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus.

Tennis Majors
02/28/2020
Djokovic saves match points to again beat Monfils and reach Dubai final

Novak Djokovic withstood a Gael Monfils hurricane to eventually come out on top of a classic encounter and reach yet another final in Dubai, the Serb saving three match points before winning 2-6, 7-6, 6-1. It was a brilliant fightback from the world No.1 after an epic match and he will now play Stefanos Tsitsipas on Saturday in a bid for his fifth Dubai crown.

Tennis Majors
02/28/2020
Tsitsipas ends Evans run to reach second successive Dubai final

Stefanos Tsitsipas ended the run of unseeded Daniel Evans to book a place in his second successive Dubai Duty Free Championships final, the Greek winning 6-2, 6-3. Victory means a final meeting with either world No.1 Novak Djokovic or Gael Monfils, who are second up in the Dubai night session.

Tennis Majors
02/27/2020
Djokovic dismantles Khachanov to reach Dubai semi-finals

Four-time Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships winner Novak Djokovic once again ended the hopes of Karen Khachanov to progress to the semi-finals. The newly crowned Australian Open Champion had previously defeated Khachanov in Serbia's Davis Cup meeting with Russia and was in no mood to allow any revenge, winning 6-2, 6-2.

Motorsport Technology
02/26/2020
Aero Rakes, Flo-Vis paint and race simulations the order of the day in Barcelona - Motorsport...

Preparations for the opening grand prix of the season continued apace as teams reconvened at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for three more days of testing. Last week's opening Barcelona test threw up many interesting talking points, including Mercedes' innovative Dual Axis Steering system and whether the Racing Point is just a Mercedes in pink!

Tennis Majors
02/20/2020
Guile of Martic overcomes power of Kontaveit to book Dubai semi-final spot

Petra Martic will face Elena Rybakina in the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free tennis championships after she defeated Anett Kontaveit 7-6, 6-1 in an entertaining match of contrasting styles. Martic will now face Elena Rybakina, conqueror of Garbine Muguruza and Sofia Kenin in her first semi-final of the year.

Tennis Majors
02/27/2020
Tsitsipas gains revenge over Struff to set up Evans semi in Dubai

Stefanos Tsitsipas will play Britain's Dan Evans in the semi-final of the Dubai Duty Free tennis championships after defeating Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in a high-quality encounter. Fresh from his tournament victory in Marseille, Tsitsipas had to fight tooth and nail for victory after losing to Struff last time out in Cincinatti.

Tennis Majors
02/21/2020
Rybakina downs Martic to reach Dubai Duty Free championships final

Elena Rybakina followed up her victories over Sofia Kenin and Karolina Pliskova by beating eighth seed Petra Martic 7-6, 7-6 in a high-quality semi-final at the Dubai Duty Free tennis championships. The Kazakh, who has won 19 matches this year already and made four finals, again had to dig deep and saved set points in both sets before finally emerging victorious.

Tennis Majors
02/20/2020
Rybakina continues giant-killing form to upset Pliskova and make Dubai semi-final

Elena Rybakina continued her impressive giant-killing run at the Dubai Duty Free tennis championships after beating second seed Karolina Pliskova 7-6, 6-3. The rangy Kazakh had dispatched Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin in the opening round and proved it was no flash in the pan, taking the game to Pliskova and often outhitting her opponent in an impressive display of all-court tennis featuring 11 aces and 33 winners.

Motorsport Technology
02/17/2020
Williams comes out fighting with launch of FW43 - Motorsport Technology

The ROKiT Williams Racing F1 team, partnered by Acronis, has revealed the first images of the car it hopes will close the gap to the competition in 2020. Speaking ahead of the new season for the online only launch, Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams said that car represented a 'fresh start' and that the fighting spirit of the famous team is still very much there.

Motorsport Technology
02/07/2020
Williams fires up FW43 for first time ahead of pre-season testing - Motorsport Technology

Listening to the sound of the Williams FW43 engine firing up ahead of the 2020 Formula One season will come as music to the ears of fans of the team. The famous team endured a difficult start to the 2019 season, having arrived late to the important pre-season Barcelona test and was left playing catch up for the rest of the season.

Tennis Majors
02/01/2020
Sofia Kenin fights back to beat Garbine Muguruza in classic Australian Open final

Sofia Kenin fought back from a set down to beat two-time grand slam winner Garbiñe Muguruza to win the Australian Open title and with it, claim her first grand slam title. It was a nerveless display for one appearing in her first major final, especially after the disappointment of dropping an opening set that could have gone either way, the Russian-born American winning 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Tennis Majors
01/30/2020
Eighth final in Australian Open for Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic will contest his eighth Australian Open final after defeating great rival Roger Federer and he will now face either Alexander Zverev or Dominic Thiem in Sunday's final. Defending Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic rallied past great rival Roger Federer, coming from 5-2 behind in the opening set to triumph 7-6, 6-4, 6-3 and make his eighth Australian Open final, where he will face either Alexander Zverev or Dominic Thiem.

Tennis Majors
01/28/2020
Federer - Sandgren : 7 match points, how the miracle happened

Tennys Sandgren squandered an incredible seven match points on his way to a devastating loss against Roger Federer in the Australian Open quarter final. But how did this happen, and was he to blame for 'choking' or does Federer deserve the plaudits for hanging in there?

Motorsport Technology
01/14/2020
The science of F1 seat fitting - Motorsport Technology

Many of us may have experienced the feeling of excitement after taking delivery of a brand-new chair or sofa. It looked great in the store and felt perfect at the time. Yet it often takes weeks until it truly feels a part of yourself and your home.

Motorsport Technology
11/23/2019
Supreme Sims claims maiden Formula E victory in Ad Diriyah - Motorsport Technology

Alexander Sims completed a brilliant pole to flag race to win Saturday's race 2 of the Ad Diriyah double header, leading home BMW i Andretti teammate Maximillian Guenther and the Audi of Lucas di Grassi. That is the way it finished as the chequered flag fell after 45 minutes plus one extra lap of racing.

Motorsport Technology
11/20/2019
Massa targeting race wins for Venturi in Season 6 - Motorsport Technology

Despite being one of the most recognisable and successful drivers in motorsport, the popular Felipe Massa is still a relative novice in terms of Formula E racing. With only one season under his belt driving for the Venturi Racing team, Massa took time to get up to speed in Season 5 but secured a podium in his, and the team's, home race in Monaco before adding more points finishes by the season's end.

Motorsport Technology
11/16/2019
Brilliant Verstappen grabs second career pole position at Interlagos - Motorsport Technology

Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen will start from pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and champion Lewis Hamilton starting behind him for Sunday's race. The Dutchman, whose first pole came at the Hungaroring this year, clocked a 1m07.508s to head Vettel and Hamilton, Charles Leclerc, Valtteri Bottas and Alexander Albon.

Motorsport Technology
10/27/2019
Hamilton inches towards sixth title after winning Mexican Grand Prix - Motorsport Technology

Lewis Hamilton will have to wait one race longer to surpass the great Juan Manuel Fangio and become a six-time world champion on his own despite winning the Mexican Grand Prix from Sebastian Vettel and teammate Valtteri Bottas. Victory marked a 100th grand prix win for Mercedes as a constructor and Hamilton was quick to acknowledge the hard work of his team.

Motorsport Technology
10/14/2019
Split strategy almost rewards Racing Point with double points finish - Motorsport Technology

It was another case of what might have been for Acronis partner team Racing Point come the conclusion of the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. Just as was the case in Sochi, Sergio Perez bagged more points for the team with a strong drive to ninth place on a two-stop strategy but Lance Stroll again finished just a place out of the points on what turned out to be a riskier one-stopper.

Motorsport Technology
10/13/2019
Mercedes clinch sixth successive F1 constructors' title after Bottas victory in Japan -...

Mercedes clinched a sixth successive constructors' title after Valtteri Bottas led home Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton to win a tactical Japanese Grand Prix. After Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen tangled at the start into Turn 2, it meant that first and third was enough for Mercedes to seal yet another title, with Hamilton and Bottas the only drivers who can now take the drivers' crown.

Motorsport Technology
10/11/2019
DS TECHEETAH unveils stunning livery for title defending DS E-Tense FE20 - Motorsport Technology

Reigning ABB Formula E champions DS TECHEETAH has given the world a first look at the machine in which it hopes to continue its impressive electric racing success story. The Chinese-owned outfit completed and unprecedented team and driver double in Season 5, with Jean-Eric Vergne claiming his second title in New York after arguably the most exciting season to date.

Motorsport Technology
09/29/2019
Hamilton back to winning ways as Ferrari team orders again steal the headlines - Motorsport...

Lewis Hamilton returned to winning ways for the first time since the Hungarian Grand Prix as a Virtual Safety Car played perfectly into his hands, the Mercedes driver winning from teammate Valtteri Bottas and Charles Leclerc. Max Verstappen was a fine fourth after starting ninth on the grid, ahead of Red Bull teammate Alexander Albon, Carlos Sainz and Sergio Perez.

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Motorsport Technology
09/03/2019
Racing Point's double points finish tempered by sad events of weekend - Motorsport Technology

Despite Racing Point's strong double points finish at the Belgian Grand Prix, there was obviously little cause for celebration following the tragic accident that claimed the life of young French driver Anthoine Hubert on Saturday. Hubert, who drove for BWT Arden, also known as the 'Pink Panthers' in F2, was well known and well liked by those at SportPesa Racing Point.

Motorsport Technology
07/19/2019
Vietnam Grand Prix organisers release impressive 3D circuit plans - Motorsport Technology

The first images and video of the Vietnam Grand Prix circuit, that will be raced on in 2020, have been released by the organisers of the event. Work started on the 5.565km street circuit in Hanoi earlier this year and will be completed in time for a proposed April date on the provisional calendar, with tickets already on sale to the public this month.

Motorsport Technology
07/15/2019
DS TECHEETAH 'the best Formula E team', says Vergne - Motorsport Technology

Back-to-back Formula E World Champion Jean-Eric Vergne has hailed his winning DS TECHEETAH team as the best in the field after clinching the title on Sunday. The Chinese outfit narrowly missed out on the team title in Season 4 after being pipped by Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler on the final lap last year.

Motorsport Technology
07/13/2019
Buemi keeps ABB Formula E season alive after dramatic opening race in New York - Motorsport...

Nissan e.Dams driver Sebastien Buemi put himself back into contention for a second Formula E drivers' title after a dramatic finish to the New York e-Prix. The Swiss, who realistically needed victory and runaway leader Jean-Eric Vergne to experience a disaster of a race, had both of those scenarios come to pass as he drove a flawless pole to flag race whilst Vergne experienced final-lap heartbreak.

Motorsport Technology
05/31/2019
Turvey's Tale - the story of the Cambridge University engineering graduate turned racer -...

The great Alain Prost was nicknamed 'The Professor', for the analytical way he went about his racing. From his meticulous preparation, to the surgical way he worked with his engineers and examined data - not to mention his silky-smooth style of driving and management of tyres and machine, he left no stone unturned in his quest to be the best.

Motorsport Technology
05/21/2019
Tributes flood in for Niki Lauda after passing of F1 legend - Motorsport Technology

Tributes have flooded in following the passing of three-time Formula 1 World Champion, Niki Lauda, who died yesterday at the age of 70. Rest in peace Niki Lauda. Forever carried in our hearts, forever immortalised in our history. The motorsport community today mourns the devastating loss of a true legend.

Motorsport Technology
04/29/2019
Motorsport Tech Monday - five things we learned from Azerbaijan - Motorsport Technology

The morning after the night before and Mercedes are yet again left celebrating a historic fourth successive 1-2 finish. It leaves Ferrari again scratching their heads after starting well on a circuit that, like Bahrain, appeared to suit them. For other teams, there was also cause for celebration and for some, wounds will be being licked after another difficult weekend.

Motorsport Technology
04/27/2019
Frijns becomes eighth different season winner after chaotic Paris e-Prix - Motorsport Technology

Dutchman Robin Frijns held off Andre Lotterer and Daniel Abt to win a chaotic Paris e-Prix as a hailstorm and torrential rain created one of the wackiest of electric races yet seen. As cars slithered and slided into the barriers and one another with alarming regularity to bring about four yellow flags, it was Frijns who kept his head above all others to record an impressive victory.

Motorsport Technology
04/23/2019
Are Ferrari already on the back foot over team orders? - Motorsport Technology

With three 1-2 finishes in as many races this season, Mercedes has already seemingly grabbed the 2019 season by the scruff of the neck. It looked an unlikely scenario during pre-season testing and, indeed, during the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend, when all the figures suggested that it was Ferrari, not Mercedes, who held the upper hand in pace.

Motorsport Technology
04/19/2019
Luckless Lotterer would prove a popular winner in Formula E - Motorsport Technology

For DS TECHEETAH driver Andre Lotterer, winning used to come easy. The triple Le Mans winner is something of a sportscar legend, the German also winning the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship. Yet despite also enjoying success in single seat racing, a victory in Formula E has somehow eluded him.

Motorsport Technology
04/13/2019
Evans becomes seventh different winner after chaotic Rome e-Prix - Motorsport Technology

Mitch Evans became Jaguar Racing's first e-Prix winner and the seventh of the season following a titanic battle with Andre Lotterer around the streets of Rome. With the race starting in wet but drying conditions, the circuit was too slippery for some to handle and when Jose Maria Lopez hit the kerb on the exit wall of Turn 18, it created a traffic jam of cars behind him that brought about a red flag.

Motorsport Technology
04/03/2019
Formula E steering wheel explained - Motorsport Technology

When you or I jump into our car, we don't give the steering wheel a second thought. The most challenging thing we may have to do is toggle radio channels or volume levels whilst turning a corner. For a Formula E driver, it does a lot more than merely steer the car and is arguably the most important piece of equipment.

Motorsport Technology
03/16/2019
Hamilton storms to record sixth successive Australian GP pole - Motorsport Technology

Lewis Hamilton stormed to an incredible sixth successive Australian Grand Prix pole position to lay down an ominous marker in the defence of his world title. The reigning world champion's 1m20.486s lap record was just enough to pip teammate Valtteri Bottas by just 0.112s with arch rival Sebastian Vettel lining up third on the grid ahead of Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc, Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen.

Motorsport Technology
03/07/2019
Home teams set for Hong Kong welcome at landmark FE race - Motorsport Technology

Following on from one of the most dramatic Formula E races in recent memory, teams arrive in the bustling hive of activity that is downtown Hong Kong for round five of this most enthralling of championships. With four different winners in as many races, there is certainly all to play for with exactly a third ...

Motorsport Technology
02/13/2019
SportPesa Racing Point Team Launch in Toronto - Motorsport Technology

Racing Point became the latest and one of the most eagerly anticipated teams to unveil its 2019 machine as the new Lawrence Stoll led outfit began life under its new name and brand-new livery. Streamed live online at the Canadian International Auto Show, new teammates Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez pulled the covers off what ...

Motorsport Technology
01/24/2019
Formula E teams break ground at Antofagasta Minerals Santiago e-Prix circuit - Motorsport Technology

Acronis partner NIO Formula E Team is committed to improvement as the championship moves to Chile, South America. Drivers Oliver Turvey and Tom Dillmann have certainly had their moments in the opening two rounds, impressive qualifying in Ad Diriyah scuppered by unfortunate technical infringements. And both were looking good for points in Marrakesh until energy ...

Motorsport Technology
01/10/2019
NIO drivers Dillmann and Turvey aiming for Marrakesh boost - Motorsport Technology

After what was a highly encouraging but ultimately disappointing season opener for the NIO Formula E Team at the season opener in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, the team is confident that bigger things are just around the corner, starting in Marrakesh on Saturday. New driver Tom Dillmann appeared to have given the team a brilliant ...

Motorsport Technology
12/20/2018
Chadwick impresses after 'fantastic' Formula E test - Motorsport Technology

Following on from an encouraging but ultimately points-free inaugural Ad Diriyah ePrix, the NIO Formula E team remained at the circuit for a day of testing. Importantly, joining regular drivers Oliver Turvey and Tom Dillmann at the circuit was Test driver and British GT4 champion Jamie Chadwick, rival teams also running female drivers.

Motorsport Technology
12/14/2018
Drivers attack innovation ahead of Ad Diriyah season opener - Motorsport Technology

For existing fans of Formula E, as well as relative newcomers to the sport, the new season offers no shortage of excitement due to new regulations, new teams and faces. Without doubt, one of the most eagerly anticipated innovations for the 2018/19 FE season is what has been dubbed 'Attack Mode'.

Motorsport Technology
12/12/2018
Dillman and Turvey raring to go for NIO in Ad Diriyah opener - Motorsport Technology

For all eleven teams and 22 drivers assembling at the new Ad Diriyah Formula E venue this weekend, the excitement of kicking off a new season is palpable. This season, new regulations including 'Attack Mode' and faster 'Gen2' cars that will last the duration of the race on one battery charge means that every team ...

Motorsport Technology
12/07/2018
Halo saved Charles Leclerc from visor strike in Spa, FIA report concludes - Motorsport Technology

Motorsport's governing body, the FIA, has concluded that the halo device introduced for the first time for the 2018 season, saved Charles Leclerc from being hit by Fernando Alonso's endplate during the Belgian Grand Prix. Motorsport Technology concluded after the incident that the halo debate must now surely end and the FIA's investigation into the ...

Motorsport Technology
11/24/2018
Kubica comeback the 'feel good' story of the 2018 season - Motorsport Technology

During an intoxicating and captivating Formula One season that has sometimes been blighted by bitter rivalry and unsavoury post-race incident, it is fair to say that before the sun sets in Abu Dhabi, there will be a warm glow around the paddock. As the sport bids farewell to one of the great drivers of his ...

Motorsport Technology
11/01/2018
Hamilton versus Fangio - who's the greater driver? - Motorsport Technology

It's one of the most popular of discussions between fans of almost every sport on the planet. Comparing the icons of the game and wondering who would come out on top, regardless of the era, when at the peak of their respective powers. Woods vs Nicklaus in golf, Navratilova vs Williams in tennis, Ali vs ...

Motorsport Technology
11/01/2018
Painting a pretty picture in Mexico - the science of F1 helmet design - Motorsport Technology

Without doubt, the Mexican Grand Prix weekend represents the most colourful event on the Formula 1 calendar. Taking place during the 'Dia de los Muertos' (Day of the Dead) holiday period, colour invades every stand and fans dress to impress. This year, there were Mariachi Bands, Piñatas and even Tequila bars inside the F1 paddock ...

Motorsport Technology
10/29/2018
Hamilton joins Fangio as a five-time world champion

Lewis Hamilton joined the great Juan Manuel Fangio as a five-time world champion after finishing fourth in the Mexican Grand Prix, Max Verstappen recording a popular win from Sebastian Vettel after Daniel Ricciardo's late retirement from second. US Grand Prix winner Kimi Raikkonen finished on the podium, but the day belonged to the man who [...]

Motorsport Technology
10/20/2018
Formula E cars light up Valencia after first three days of testing - Motorsport Technology

There really is a massive buzz around the forthcoming Formula E Series that kicks off on December 15 in Saudi Arabia, and the first test sessions for the 'Gen2' cars in Valencia received no shortage of media coverage. The three days of intensive testing in Spain revealed new teams, new drivers, new liveries and faster, ...

Motorsport Technology
10/15/2018
Is Formula E becoming the new Formula One? - Motorsport Technology

As the FIA Formula E Championship announced that Heineken has entered into a five-year sponsorship partnership as the sport's official beer and cider partner, there is an increasing buzz around the electric series. Heineken has been a sponsor of Formula One since 2016, and with Stoffel Vandoorne the latest of a raft of other former ...

Motorsport Technology
10/12/2018
Russell joins Williams Racing for 2019 season - Motorsport Technology

Williams Racing has announced that current Formula 2 Championship leader George Russell will join the team for the 2019 season onwards. "I am delighted to announce that George Russell will be joining Williams from the 2019 season," commented Claire Williams, Deputy Team Principal. "We have always tried to promote and develop young talent at Williams, ...

Motorsport Technology
10/01/2018
To lead or to follow - the prickly subject of team orders in F1 - Motorsport Technology

In Formula One, controversy is never far away. And almost nothing sets tongues wagging quite as much as the prickly subject of team orders. The very issue once again reared its head on lap 25 of the Russian Grand Prix as Mercedes ordered Valtteri Bottas to move aside and hand the lead of the race over to championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

Motorsport Technology
09/27/2018
Force India confident upgrades will pay dividends in Sochi

The Racing Point Force India team is once again confident that the new tech upgrades that were in place for the Singapore Grand Prix will pay dividends this weekend in Sochi. The team traveled to Singapore with high hopes of a competitive result, having bought a raft of tech upgrades, including front wing revisions, new [...]

Motorsport Technology
09/26/2018
Tyre strategy call again set to spice up Sochi proceedings - Motorsport Technology

With no margin for error whatsoever and with only six races of the season remaining, it appears highly unlikely that Ferrari will make the same mistake twice when racing resumes in earnest at the Sochi Autodrom. The Maranello team seemed to make a crucial strategic error in pitting Sebastian Vettel for the faster wearing super-soft ...

Motorsport Technology
09/16/2018
Hamilton extends title lead after tactical Singapore GP win - Vettel only third - Motorsport...

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead at the top of the championship standings to 40 points over title rival Sebastian Vettel after winning a tactical Singapore Grand Prix from Max Verstappen. Vettel had to settle for third after losing out to Verstappen during the pitstop window, the German finishing ahead of Valtteri Bottas, Kimi Raikkonen and ...

Motorsport Technology
09/13/2018
Singapore - a true test of human engineering - Motorsport Technology

As part of helping to celebrate 15 years since the founding of Acronis in Singapore, Williams drivers Sergey Sirotkin and Lance Stroll were on hand to make the occasion an enjoyable one. Their task, in front of an intrigued audience of employees and guests, was a race against one another to fill a travel suitcase ...

Motorsport Technology
09/05/2018
From F2 to F1 - just how big a step up will Lando Norris face? - Motorsport Technology

When McLaren announced this week that 18-year-old hot shoe Lando Norris would be replacing Stoffel Vandoorne at the team for the 2019 season, it raised no shortage of eyebrows. Norris currently lies second in the Formula 2 series and boasts an impressive junior record of racing in seven different categories and winning three of these, ...

Motorsport Technology
08/28/2018
Why Leclerc near-miss should now end Halo debate - Motorsport Technology

It's almost a year exactly since the sport's governing body, the FIA, announced that it was to introduce a radical and controversial cockpit protection device known as the 'Halo' for the 2018 season onwards. The decision taken during last year's Hungarian Grand Prix weekend.

Motorsport Technology
08/17/2018
Testing times - what goes on before, during and after the mid-season shutdown? - Motorsport...

There is a famous cliché that says 'a week is a long time in politics'. With all that is happening in the world today, that statement certainly seems to ring true. So, for fans of Formula 1, not to mention the teams and drivers, the mid-season break will have seemed like an eternity when racing finally gets underway in Belgium after almost a month of inactivity.

Motorsport Technology
07/29/2018
Hamilton extends championship lead after routine Hungarian GP victory - Motorsport Technology

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead at the top of the drivers' championship standings to 24 points over title rival Sebastian Vettel after completing a welcome routine victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix. After the dramas of Silverstone and Hockenheim, where the Mercedes driver had to produce two of his greatest ever drives to slice his ...

Motorsport Technology
07/22/2018
Hamilton completes remarkable victory, Force Indias strong seventh and eighth

Lewis Hamilton retook the lead of the drivers' championship after title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out of the lead of his home grand prix in dramatic fashion. Vettel had looked likely to back up his British Grand Prix win with another at his home race with only a dozen laps remaining.

Motorsport Technology
07/16/2018
Audi wins team title on Sensational Sunday - Motorsport Technology

With Jean-Eric Vergne having sewn up the drivers' title on Saturday, there was still the small matter of the team championship to be decided on race Sunday and it turned out to be a dramatic season finale. The race proved to be a victory parade for the Frenchman, who outlined his superiority over the course ...

Motorsport Technology
07/08/2018
Vettel benefits from Hamilton misfortune to win in Britain - Motorsport Technology

Sebastian Vettel played the role of pantomime villain to briefly burst the great British sporting summer bubble and win the 70th running of a brilliant British Grand Prix at Silverstone from Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen. England may still be in the FIFA World Cup after Germany's shock group exit but it was the Ferrari ...

Motorsport Technology
07/01/2018
Verstappen wins in Austria as Vettel retakes championship lead

Max Verstappen took full advantage of a rare double retirement from both Mercedes drivers to win the Austrian Grand Prix, leading home the Ferraris of Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel and the Haas duo of Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen.

Motorsport Technology
06/10/2018
New F1 helmet safety standard from 2019 - Motorsport Technology

The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, located on the Ile Notre Dame, is a true test of driver skill and certainly not for the faint of heart. Just ask Williams driver Robert Kubica, who miraculously escaped unharmed after a massive 75G shunt during the 2007 Canadian Grand Prix before winning the race a year later.

Motorsport Technology
06/10/2018
Bird narrows championship gap after di Grassi claims Zurich ePrix

England's Sam Bird launched himself into contention for a first Formula E title after a dramatic inaugural Zurich ePrix saw him finish second behind Lucas di Grassi as championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne could only manage tenth. The result means that Bird cuts the championship lead to just 23 points with only the final round of two races in New York remaining.

Motorsport Technology
05/27/2018
Brilliant Ricciardo secures maiden Monaco win - Motorsport Technology

Esteban Ocon made up for his unfortunate retirement in the Spanish Grand Prix to secure a brilliant sixth place for Force India as Daniel Ricciardo scored a superb maiden Monaco Grand Prix victory and Red Bull Racing's first at the Principality since 2012.

Motorsport Technology
05/18/2018
The science of F1 seat fitting - Motorsport Technology

Many of us may have experienced the feeling of excitement after taking delivery of a brand-new chair or sofa. It looked great in the store and felt perfect at the time. Yet it often takes weeks until it truly feels a part of yourself and your home.

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Brilliant Ricciardo claims incident-packed Chinese Grand Prix victory

Daniel Ricciardo claimed a sensational victory in an incident-packed Chinese Grand Prix after a bold two-stop strategy paid handsome dividends. The Red Bull driver started sixth on the grid but forged his way through the field and took advantage of a safety car situation to surge past his Ferrari and Mercedes rivals for an impressive victory, taking the chequered flag from the fighting Finns of Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen.

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Timing terror could haunt Mercedes by the end of the season

Controversy is never far away in the fascinating sport of Formula 1. And it didn't take long during the season opening Australian Grand Prix before spectators, television viewers and even race commentators were left scratching their heads and asking, "what on earth just happened there?"

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Bottas escape highlights advances in F1 safety | Acronis Motorsports

Cars also carry data recorders similar to those used in aircraft and cars also carry these 'black boxes'. After any serious accident, data is sent to the FIA institute for analysis and several improvements have come about as a result, including new crash tests and innovations such as wheel tethers, the HANS (head and neck support) device and of course the new HALO, which has been introduced for the 2018 season.

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Vergne extends championship lead after classic Di Grassi duel

Punta del Este ABB FIA Formula E Championship - Round 6 - Race Report Jean-Eric Vergne extended his lead at the top of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship after a classic race long scrap saw him take his second victory of the season from Lucas di Grassi at the beautiful and speedy beach circuit located on Uruguay's Punta del Este.

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Lifting the lid - the evolution of F1 helmet safety and design

With every new Formula 1 season comes new rules, new expectations and excitement aplenty. Most fans of the sport have been flooding social media with their opinions on which cars have the sexiest plumage and the most aesthetically appeasing curves. And that's even before the racing begins in earnest in Melbourne.

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Monger continues remarkable recovery | Acronis Motorsports

Monger has worked hard since his accident to realise his ambition of racing again and worked closely with the FIA and Motor Sports Association over the winter to successfully overturn a rule that prevented disabled drivers from racing in single seaters.

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Grid Girl debate rages on after Liberty Media decision | Acronis Motorsports

The decision from new owners Liberty Media to do away with grid girls next year has split opinion. Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has labelled the move as 'prudish' whilst three-time world champion Niki Lauda told Austrian paper 'Der Standard' that it goes even further than that and that it is a decision against women's rights.

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Stroll dismisses Massa's influence | Acronis Motorsports

Replacing Felipe Massa as Stroll's teammate for 2018 is the highly-rated Russian Sergey Sirotkin, which means they will have the youngest driver line-up on the grid. But there is another veteran racer also in the team this year, Pole Robert Kubica making a return as reserve and development driver seven years after he last raced in F1 for Renault.

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Never Give Up - an Important Value in Sport and Business

Sometimes, even in the ultra-competitive world of Formula 1 racing where even a single point can be of huge significance come the end of a season, just taking part and gaining valuable experience can be of equal importance.

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Farewell Malaysia, Welcome Pierre

Ever since its inaugural grand prix in 1999, the Malaysian Grand Prix has been a favorite for teams and drivers alike. Located close to Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the challenging Sepang circuit layout with two long straights and numerous sweeping corners, designed by Hermann Tilke, has provided many exciting races over the years.

GiveMeSport
08/23/2017
The future of Formula One: humans vs data

A recent government announcement that Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars by the year 2040 has put the motorsport industry on red alert.

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Data analytics vs human element

The year is 2049. The polar ice caps have melted. Nanotechnology has made disease and illness virtually redundant to the autocracy and the reliance upon artificial intelligence means that all transport is automated and humans are virtually indistinguishable from their android counterparts.

Eurosport British
06/13/2017
Slick Argentina hit Singapore for six

Jorge Sampaoli enjoyed his second victory in as many matches as new Argentina boss as his side put six past a game, but overmatched, Singapore. It took Argentina - minus the rested Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain - a while to get into their stride against a red wall of defence that were always going to put numbers behind the ball.

Eurosport British
06/09/2017
Mercado leads Argentina to win over Brazil, Jesus suffers injury

Argentina kept up their impressive recent record against bitter rivals Brazil, a 1-0 victory at a near capacity MCG giving Jorge Sampaoli his first victory as new manager. Gabriel Mercado tapped home on the brink of half time after Nicolas Otamendi's header bounced into his path off the post to give Argentina a deserved half-time advantage.

Eurosport British
05/24/2017
Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan lift Manchester United to Europa League triumph

Manchester United eased past Ajax 2-0 to win the Europa League title and progress to next season's Champions League on an emotional night in Stockholm. Paul Pogba 's deflected effort and Henrikh Mkhitaryan's improvised finish proved the difference as United collected their second trophy of the season following their League Cup triumph in February.

Eurosport British
05/16/2017
Gabriel Jesus scores as Manchester City move to brink of Champions League spot

Gabriel Jesus, Kevin De Bruyne and Yaya Toure netted as Manchester City enjoyed a 3-1 win over West Brom to leave themselves one win away from finishing third. Victory at Watford in their final match of the season on Sunday will see them finish above Liverpool and Arsenal in third place, and qualify for the Champions League group stage alongside champions Chelsea and second place Tottenham.

Eurosport British
05/14/2017
Hull relegated as Crystal Palace hit four in relegation decider at Selhurst Park

Crystal Palace ran riot in the relegation decider at Selhurst Park, beating Hull City 4-0 to send the Tigers down into the Championship. Needing victory to keep their slim hopes alive, the Tigers suffered the worst possible start as a horrible missed clearance from Andrea Ranocchia let Wilfried Zaha in to score in the third minute.

Eurosport British
05/13/2017
Huge let-off for Man City as bizarre Riyad Mahrez penalty for Leicester is disallowed

Manchester City grabbed all three points in their penultimate home game after a frantic, dramatic encounter saw them defeat Leicester City 2-1. City took the lead in controversial circumstances as Raheem Sterling may have touched David Silva 's goalbound effort in an offside position, and they went two up after Gabriel Jesus scored from the spot.

Eurosport British
05/12/2017
Ross Barkley strike ends Everton's Goodison campaign with victory

Everton wrapped up their home programme with a deserved 1-0 victory thanks to a cracking Ross Barkley strike early in the second half. The match began with speculation surrounding the midfielder's future, manager Ronald Koeman putting pressure on Barkley to sign a new contract.

Eurosport British
05/06/2017
Hull plunged back into relegation trouble as Sunderland end Marco Silva home run

Hull City were plunged back into relegation trouble as Sunderland ended Marco Silva's three-year unbeaten home record with a 2-0 win. Silva had not lost a home league game since March 2017 when he was manager of Estoril, but saw his side come unstuck against an already-relegated Sunderland outfit.

Eurosport British
05/05/2017
Tottenham dealt huge title blow as West Ham secure victory in London derby

West Ham dealt Tottenham's Premier League title hopes a massive blow as Manuel Lanzini 's second-half strike earned the Hammers a 1-0 win at the London Stadium. Spurs conceded their first league goal in more than eight hours when Lanzini latched onto a loose ball inside the box after 65 minutes.

Eurosport British
04/30/2017
Chelsea strengthen grip on title with Pedro stunner

A stunning strike from Pedro and late goals from Gary Cahill and Willian gave Chelsea a 3-0 win at Everton and strengthened their grip on the title. Everton should have gone ahead as early as the second minute, Dominic Calvert-Lewin clattering a shot against the inside of the post as Lukaku lost his footing with the goal gaping.

Eurosport British
04/29/2017
Sunderland relegated after late drama, 10-year stay in Premier League over

Sunderland were relegated from the Premier League in dramatic circumstances on Saturday as they lost to Bournemouth and Southampton had an injury-time penalty saved against Hull City. Josh King struck in the 88th minute at the Stadium of Light, meaning David Moyes' Sunderland were heading into the Championship as a result of their defeat, and the fact Hull were still drawing.

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04/16/2017
Jose Mourinho masterclass halts Chelsea's title charge as Manchester United win 2-0

Manchester United produced arguably their best performance of the season to damage Chelsea's title charge with a 2-0 win at Old Trafford on Sunday. United boss Jose Mourinho made the controversial decision to bench his star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and in-form winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan before kick-off and handed the captain's armband to bit-part player Ashley Young, putting the omissions down to fatigue following Thursday's Europa League tie at Anderlecht.

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04/15/2017
Romelu Lukaku scores again as Everton extend winning home run against Burnley

The prolific Romelu Lukaku scored for the ninth consecutive home game this season as Everton extended their Goodison winning run with a 3-1 win over Burnley. It was actually the visitors, seeking a rare double over the Toffees, who had the better of the early exchanges - Ross Barkley heading off the line and Joel Robles denying Sam Vokes with a decent save.

Eurosport British
04/09/2017
Manchester United close in on City with win over woeful Sunderland

A Zlatan Ibrahimovic special and a straight red card dealt to Sebastian Larsson helped Manchester United defeat Sunderland 3-0 at the Stadium of Light. Jose Mourinho made some surprising team changes with David de Gea missing due to an unspecified reason, Marouane Fellaini captaining the side and Luke Shaw also starting.

Eurosport British
04/05/2017
Slick Arsenal heighten West Ham's relegation fears

Goals from Mesut Ozil, Theo Walcott and substitute Olivier Giroud threw West Ham right back into the relegation mixer and eased the mounting pressure on Arsene Wenger. The Gunners came into the match amidst growing dissatisfaction from fans surrounding the future of their manager and an almost half-full crowd reflected just that.

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04/04/2017
Jamie Vardy seals Leicester's sixth straight win against doomed Sunderland

Jamie Vardy scored his fifth goal in five games as revitalised English champions Leicester enjoyed a sixth win on the bounce in a 2-0 victory over doomed Sunderland. Marc Albrighton made all the difference as he set up fellow substitute Islam Slimani to nod home the opener on 69 minutes.

Eurosport UK
03/06/2017
Eden Hazard and Diego Costa strike as leaders Chelsea coast to victory at West Ham

Eden Hazard and Diego Costa scored either side of half-time as Chelsea restored their 10-point lead at the top of the table with a 2-1 win over West Ham. It was the home side who actually started the better, dominating the early possession and putting pressure on the Chelsea defence without carving out any clear cut chances.

Eurosport UK
03/04/2017
Fernando Llorente late show helps Swansea beat Burnley in thriller

A stoppage-time Fernando Llorente header snatched all three points for Swansea City, who came from 2-1 down to defeat Burnley 3-2 at the Liberty Stadium. The fixture looked destined to end in a draw as the game headed into stoppage time.

Eurosport UK
02/19/2017
Harry Kane hat-trick fires Spurs into quarter-finals

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as Tottenham eased into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 3-0 win away at Championship Fulham. Spurs totally dominated the opening exchanges and it was no surprise when Kane grabbed the opener, sliding home his 17th of the season from Christian Eriksen's cross.

Eurosport UK
02/12/2017
Leicester nightmare continues with Swansea defeat

Leicester City's shambolic title defence continued with a limp 2-0 defeat to Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. The Foxes are now 17th in the Premier League, just a point above the drop zone, and have an ominous set of fixtures between now and May - all while juggling Champions League and FA Cup duties.

Eurosport UK
02/01/2017
Egypt break Burkina Faso hearts with penalty shootout win

Essam El Hadary was the hero as the veteran Egyptian goalkeeper saved the final two penalties to deny Burkina Faso in their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final shootout. Egpyt opened the scoring in the second half when Mohamed Salah curled home an excellent shot from the edge of the box.

Eurosport UK
01/31/2017
Tottenham frustrated by Sunderland in goalless draw

Tottenham lost the opportunity to close the gap on league leaders Chelsea after being held to a goalless draw by a resolute Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. In a game few on clear chances, Victor Wanyama squandered the clearest for the visitors, heading over the bar from a few yards out from Heung-Min Son's accurate cross.

Eurosport UK
01/29/2017
Roger Federer claims historic 18th major with five-set win over Rafa Nadal

The 35-year-old, who had not won a major since his Wimbledon triumph in 2012, took the final set in front of a packed Rod Laver Arena after an epic exchange which ebbed and flowed throughout. The 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 win means Federer is now four Grand Slam titles ahead of his Spanish rival, who remains on 14 with Pete Sampras.

Eurosport UK
01/28/2017
Theo Walcott treble, Danny Welbeck brace sees Arsenal run riot at Southampton

Theo Walcott scored a hat-trick and Danny Welbeck a brace as Arsenal cruised into the fifth round of the FA Cup with a clinical 5-0 demolition of a much-altered Southampton side at St Mary's. Only days after defeating Liverpool to reach the final of the League Cup, Claude Puel decided to make 10 changes in fielding an almost unrecognisable side and their inexperience showed.

Eurosport UK
01/28/2017
More misery for Liverpool as Wolves spring huge shock at Anfield

Liverpool's awful January continued as they were humbled at home in the fourth round of the FA Cup by Championship side Wolves. Fans had barely settled into their seats before Richard Stearman headed home Helder Costa's free kick and things got worse for Liverpool just before the break, Andreas Weimann latching onto Costa's pass before beating Loris Karius and slotting the ball into an empty net.

Eurosport UK
01/19/2017
Tunisia victory puts Algeria on the brink

Tunisia gave themselves hope of making the knockout phase of the Africa Cup of Nations after upsetting Algeria 2-1 victory and edging their North African rivals close to elimination. A fortuitous Aissa Mandi own goal gave Tunisia the lead just after the break before a calamitous Faouzi Ghoulam back header and subsequent foul on Wahbi Khazri allowed Naim Sliti to extend the lead from the spot.

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01/14/2017
Marcos Alonso and Pedro strike as Chelsea ease to win over Leicester

Marcos Alonso scored twice and Pedro added a third as Chelsea went seven points clear at the top of the Premier League with a win over champions Leicester. The Spanish wing-back struck after six minutes and added a deflected effort just after half-time to give Antonio Conte's men the advantage in the absence of star striker Diego Costa, who was left out of the squad for the match.

Eurosport UK
01/14/2017
Andy Carroll wondergoal helps West Ham forget Dimitri Payet saga

West Ham United poured further misery on former boss Sam Allardyce after an Andy Carroll wondergoal helped them to a crucial 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace. All of the pre-match talk had revolved around Dimitri Payet's wish to leave the club and his absence was certainly notable in a first half in which neither side failed to create many meaningful chances.

Eurosport UK
01/08/2017
Davies, Son send Tottenham into fourth round with win over Aston Villa

Tottenham Hotspur continued their winning streak at White Hart Lane with a well-earned 2-0 victory over Aston Villa to advance to the fourth round of the FA Cup. Following a drab first half in which the hosts mustered just one shot on goal, they hit their stride in the second half after the introduction of Dele Alli for the disappointing Vincent Janssen.

Eurosport UK
01/08/2017
Jurgen Klopp's kids held at home by League Two Plymouth

Liverpool's youngest ever starting XI failed to break down an obdurate Plymouth defence as they were held to a 0-0 draw in the third round of the FA Cup. Jurgen Klopp made 10 changes from the side that played Sunderland and fielded the Reds' youngest ever side, with an average age of 21.

Eurosport UK
01/07/2017
Olivier Giroud the hero again after Arsenal flirt with disaster against Preston

Olivier Giroud scored for a fourth game in a row as Arsenal survived a major scare, coming from 1-0 down to eventually beat Preston 2-1 in the third round of the FA Cup. Callum Robinson put the hosts ahead in only the seventh minute and Preston could and should really have been further ahead at the break against a very poor Arsenal.

Eurosport UK
01/07/2017
Wayne Rooney equals Charlton record as United steamroller Reading

Wayne Rooney equalled Sir Bobby Charlton's Manchester United goalscoring record as the Red Devils eased into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Reading. Rooney was on hand to deflect home Juan Mata 's flick within the opening 10 minutes to set the ball rolling and equal Sir Bobby's record of 249 goals.

Eurosport UK
01/02/2017
Liverpool held by Sunderland as Jermain Defoe scores twice from the spot

Jermain Defoe scored a brace of penalties as Sunderland held Liverpool to a 2-2 draw at the Stadium of Light. Liverpool started the game six points behind leaders Chelsea and looked to be well on their way to closing the gap after Daniel Sturridge headed home Dejan Lovren 's scuffed shot direct from the corner.

Eurosport UK
12/31/2016
Stunning turnaround sees United claim vital win after Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'goal' controversy

Manchester United completed a late show that birthday boy Sir Alex Ferguson would have been proud of, two goals in the last five minutes snatching victory against Middlesbrough. Aitor Karanka looked to be headed for a memorable smash and grab victory over his old Real Madrid boss after Grant Leadbitter put Boro ahead with little over 20 minutes remaining.

Eurosport UK
11/22/2016
Karim Benzema winner seals Madrid spot in last 16 against 10-man Sporting

Substitute Karim Benzema headed Real Madrid's winner with three minutes remaining as the holders kept alive their hopes of topping Group F with a 2-1 victory.at Estádio José Alvalade. Needing only a draw to progress, a Raphael Varane goal gave the visitors a 1-0 lead at the break after Cristiano Ronaldo, seeking a 100th goal in Europe, miskicked into his path.

Eurosport UK
11/20/2016
Diego Costa goal sends Chelsea top as incredible run continues

Chelsea returned to the top of the Premier League table after Diego Costa 's 10th goal of the season gave them a 1-0 win at Middlesbrough. Costa lashed home after Boro failed to clear direct from a corner just minutes before the break and the hosts' failure to score means that Chelsea made it six wins in a row without conceding a goal since Antonio Conte switched to a 3-4-3 formation.

Eurosport UK
11/13/2016
Memphis Depay double seals victory for Netherlands against Luxembourg

Manchester United forgotten man Memphis Depay dug the Netherlands out of trouble with a second half brace to help his side overcome a game Luxembourg 3-1. The Netherlands laboured to create many meaningful chances before the lively Arjen Robben broke the deadlock with a composed finish on his return to international duty.

Eurosport UK
11/11/2016
Pogba and Payet help France to win over Sweden

France fought back from a goal down to defeat Sweden 2-1 thanks to goals from Paul Pogba and Dimitri Payet. The hosts had carved out the better chances before the break but found themselves a goal behind after Emil Forsberg's free kick caught a statuesque Hugo Lloris by surprise, the France keeper rooted to the spot.

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11/06/2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic double and Paul Pogba wonder goal get Manchester United back on track

Manchester United ended their run of four Premier League matches without a win in emphatic style, Zlatan Ibrahimovic grabbing a brace and Paul Pogba another in a 3-1 defeat of Swansea City. World record signing Pogba has been slow to re-adjust to life in the Premier League but set the ball rolling with a stunning effort on the volley that flew past Lukasz Fabianski.

Eurosport UK
11/05/2016
Ten-man Sunderland grab crucial away win at Bournemouth

Sunderland fought back from a goal down and Steven Pienaar's second-half sending off to grab a first league win of the season for under-fire David Moyes. Dan Gosling put the home side ahead in just the 11th minute as Bournemouth totally dominated the opening half.

Eurosport UK
11/02/2016
Leicester close on knockout phase after Copenhagen draw

Leicester City had Kasper Schmeichel to thank for pulling off a terrific last minute save as the Foxes closed on the knockout phase of the Champions League with a goalless draw at FC Copenhagen. Schmeichel was on hand to palm away Andreas Cornelius' header and was relieved to see Federico Santander then blast wide from a tight angle.

Eurosport UK
10/29/2016
Tottenham Hotspur lose ground on leaders with Leicester draw

Tottenham stuttered to their third straight draw in the Premier League as Leicester City hit back to claim a share of the spoils at White Hart Lane. Vincent Janssen fired his first league goal from the penalty spot to hand Spurs the advantage moments after Dele Alli had rattled the crossbar, but Leicester scored shortly after the restart through Ahmed Musa.

Eurosport UK
10/09/2016
Wales frustrated by Georgia in second successive draw

Wales followed up their 2-2 draw away in Austria on Thursday with a 1-1 draw at home to Georgia on Sunday. Talisman Gareth Bale gave Wales the lead with a towering header in the tenth minute and he led the team in a breath-taking start.

Eurosport UK
10/01/2016
Watford fight back to hold Bournemouth

Watford twice came from behind to take a share of the points in an entertaining encounter at Vicarage Road. Callum Wilson headed the Cherries into a half-time lead before Troy Deeney levelled shortly after the break.

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09/24/2016
Liverpool rout Hull City to go third

Liverpool leapfrogged bitter rivals Manchester United to go third in the Premier League table with an impressive 5-1 rout of Hull City. Adam Lallana got the ball rolling with a scuffed finish that crept inside the far post but the game was effectively killed when Ahmed Elmohamady was shown a straight red for handling Phillippe Coutinho's goalbound shot.

Eurosport UK
09/18/2016
Crystal Palace hammer struggling Stoke

Crystal Palace piled more misery on Mark Hughes ' Stoke, thumping the Potters 4-0 in a one-sided affair at Selhurst Park. Goals from James Tomkins and Scott Dann put Palace two goals up at the break thanks to non-existent Stoke defending from set pieces.

Eurosport UK
09/17/2016
Barry inspires Everton to victory with goal on 600th appearance

Gareth Barry inspired Everton with an equalising goal on his 600th Premier League appearance as the Toffees beat Middlesbrough 3-1 at Goodison Park. Middlesbrough took a surprise lead thanks to a controversial goal as Alvaro Negredo appeared to foul Martin Stekelenburg in bundling the ball into the net.

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09/17/2016
Arsenal recover from missed penalty to beat 10-man Hull

Arsenal climbed to second in the Premier League table after a controversial match saw Jake Livermore sent off for handball late in the first half and Alexis Sanchez missing the resultant penalty. The Gunners were already a goal to the good after Sanchez's slight deflection of Alex Iwobi's shot.

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09/09/2016
Robert Lewandowski and Joshua Kimmich strike late as Bayern beat Schalke

Bayern Munich maintained their perfect record at the start of the Bundesliga season, beating Schalke 2-0 thanks to late strikes from Robert Lewandowski and Joshua Kimmich. Lewandowski scored an opening day hat-trick in Bayern's 6-0 demolition of Werder Bremen and was at it again as he latched onto Javi Martinez's fine pass to finish with aplomb.

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09/08/2016
Williams overcomes gutsy Halep to make semi-final

Williams seemed on course to be in for an early night after breaking Halep twice to win the opening set 6-2, but Halep dug deep in the second set and hung on to a single break of serve to take it to a decider.

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09/04/2016
Muller nets brace as Germany ease past Norway

Defending champions Germany eased past Norway in their opening Group C World Cup qualifier in Oslo, a brace from Thomas Muller helping them to a comfortable 3-0 victory. The prolific Muller got the ball rolling, the Bayern Munich striker latching onto a loose ball into the box to score his 27th goal for his country.

Eurosport UK
08/27/2016
Marcus Rashford snatches victory for Manchester United at Hull

Marcus Rashford struck in injury time to snatch a 1-0 win over Hull City and preserve Manchester United's perfect start to the Premier League campaign. The youngster, introduced off the bench in the second half, latched onto Wayne Rooney 's dangerous low cross to spark wild celebrations amongst the visiting support.

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08/20/2016
Late penalty controversy saves Arsenal in draw at Leicester City

Champions Leicester City and runners-up Arsenal are still awaiting their first wins of the season after the sides played out a 0-0 draw at the King Power Stadium. Arsenal somehow avoided conceding a late penalty as Mark Clattenburg failed to spot Hector Bellerin clearly bringing down Ahmed Musa right at the end.

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08/27/2016
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil star as Arsenal stroll past Watford

Arsenal kick-started their Premier League campaign in emphatic fashion, turning on the style to rout a lacklustre Watford 3-1 at Vicarage Road. The impressive Santi Cazorla got the ball rolling with a ninth-minute penalty after Nordin Amrabat elbowed Alexis Sanchez in the box, and the latter doubled Arsenal's lead when he turned home Theo Walcott 's cross.

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07/29/2016
Atletico Madrid condemn Spurs to another defeat in Melbourne

Tottenham Hotspur suffered a second International Champions Cup defeat after Diego Godin's goal gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 victory at the MCG. Godin was on hand to flick home at the far post from a free-kick late in the first half, Anton Walkes heading into his path.

Eurosport UK
07/12/2016
Rodgers' Celtic shocked by Gibraltan minnows in Champions League qualifying

Lee Casciaro was the hero for the Imps, pouncing on a mistake from Efe Ambrose to fire home what turned out to be the decisive goal past Craig Gordon. Celtic had chances of their own, Leigh Griffiths twice clattering the crossbar and Nir Britton missing a guilt-edged chance.

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07/09/2016
Williams sisters win sixth Wimbledon doubles title

Last update 09/07/2016 at 21:50 Published on 09/07/2016 at 18:56 Serena Williams followed up her historic Wimbledon singles title triumph by helping her sister to yet another doubles title, defeating Yaroslava Shvedova and Timea Babos 6-3 6-4. The sisters secured the crucial break at 4-3 in the opening set and Serena slammed away a smash to put them a set up.

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07/04/2016
Andy Murray eases past eccentric Nick Kyrgios to reach last eight

Australian 15th seed Kyrgios, 21, is often a controversial figure, and many of his critics will again accuse him of failing to give maximum effort after pushing the tournament favourite hard in the first set before appearing to collapse mentally against the world number two.

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07/02/2016
Andy Murray dismantles John Millman in straight sets

Last update 02/07/2016 at 18:52 Published on 02/07/2016 at 17:04 Millman put up an excellent fight in a match that was interrupted for rain delays while the Centre Court roof was open. Murray saved his best for the final set where his sheer class and power made the difference, and finished up with an ace.

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07/02/2016
Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic stunned by Sam Querrey in third round

Last update 02/07/2016 at 18:58 Published on 02/07/2016 at 15:55 The world No 1 fought back to take the third set having started the day two sets down on Saturday. But Querrey, the No 28 seed, battled to a fourth-set tie-break, in a match that was interrupted by rain on Court No 1, and clinched it 7-5.

Eurosport UK
06/19/2016
Euro 2016 - Switzerland follow France through to last 16 after drab draw

Switzerland followed France through to the last 16 of Euro 2016 by holding the host nation to a 0-0 draw in their final Group A match on Sunday after the unlucky French hit the woodwork three times on Sunday. Didier Deschamps sprung a huge surprise before kick-off, leaving out star of the tournament and former Lille player Dimitri Payet.

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06/26/2016
France come from behind to beat ten-man Ireland

Antoine Griezmann struck twice as France came from behind to beat Ireland 2-1 and make the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. The match in Lyon was barely a minute old when Irish forward Shane Long was brought down in the penalty box by Paul Pogba, with Robbie Brady stepping up to smash home via the post and give Ireland a surprise lead.

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06/19/2016
Porsche claim dramatic Le Mans win as Toyota fails on final lap

Nakajima had been leading by over a minute with less than two minutes remaining when his Toyota TS050 Hybrid lost all power, allowing Porsche to snatch the victory and break Japanese hearts as victory went to the #2 car driven by Jani, Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb.

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06/17/2016
Sweden on brink as late Eder strike sends Italy through

Italy are through to the knockout stages of Euro 2016 after a superb late Eder goal saw them beat Sweden 1-0 in Toulouse. A cagey affair that saw only three shots on target, all from Italy, looked like ending in stalemate after Marco Parolo saw his header clatter back off the bar.

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06/15/2016
Euro 2016: Marek Hamsik scores stunner as Slovakia beat Russia

Slovakia survived a late rally from Russia to secure a 2-1 win at Euro 2016 and blow Group B of Euro 2016 wide open. The rank outsiders in a group also including England and Wales, Slovakia did the damage late in the first half.

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06/01/2016
Poland suffer rare home defeat at hands of Netherlands

A young Netherlands side gave Poland much food for thought on the eve of Euro 2016 by condemning them to a 2-1 defeat. The Poles came into the fixture having lost only once in their last 18 internationals, but goals from Vincent Janssen and Giorginio Wijnaldum in each half extended Poland's run without a victory over the Netherlands - one that stretches back to May 1979.

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05/30/2016
AFC Wimbledon beat Plymouth to secure League One promotion

AFC Wimbledon secured promotion into League One after beating Plymouth Argyle 2-0 in the League Two play-off final at Wembley Stadium. Lyle Taylor's excellent finish broke the deadlock after a turgid opening half and Wimbledon had chances to extend their advantage against a strangely subdued Plymouth before Adebayo Akinfenwa, in the knowledge he was to be released by the club, sealed promotion with a penalty deep into stoppage time.

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05/29/2016
Barnsley back in Championship after beating Millwall in play-off final

Barnsley will be playing Championship football next season after overcoming Millwall 3-1 in a pulsating League One play-off final at Wembley. Ashley Fletcher got Barnsley off to the perfect start, scoring in just the second minute before Adam Hammill, who also scored in the JPT final, made it another Wembley cracker with an unstoppable curling shot into the top corner.

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05/27/2016
Marcus Rashford and Wayne Rooney score as England beat Australia

Marcus Rashford became England's youngest ever goal scorer on debut as Roy Hodgson's men followed up Sunday's victory over Turkey with another 2-1 victory over Australia. Wayne Rooney netted early in the second half before Eric Dier headed into his own goal.

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03/05/2016
Steve McClaren on brink as Newcastle crumble at home to Bournemouth

Steve McClaren's job as Newcastle United boss appears to be in the balance after his side slumped to a dismal 3-1 loss at home to Bournemouth. McClaren was given a vote of confidence from his own players before kick-off but an unfortunate own goal from the luckless Steven Taylor soon put the fans on his back, the defender turning Joshua King's cross past Rob Elliot.

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03/26/2016
England grab dramatic late winner to beat Germany

England roared back from two goals down to seal a hugely-impressive 3-2 victory over Germany in their international friendly at the Olympiastadion in Berlin. Germany had gone into a 2-0 lead courtesy of goals from Toni Kroos and Mario Gomez, the first as a result of an injury to keeper Jack Butland.

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04/23/2016
Newcastle stage comeback to grab point against Liverpool

Newcastle United fought back from two goals down at the break to claim a vital point against Liverpool in their battle to avoid relegation. Daniel Sturridge stunned the travelling support with a wonderful chest down and strike on the turn to put Liverpool ahead in only the second minute, his fourth goal in as many starts.

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04/24/2016
Leonardo Ulloa hits double as Leicester's incredible march to title continues

Leonardo Ulloa scored twice as Leicester City continued their fairytale march toward the Premier League title with a 4-0 rout of Swansea City at the King Power Stadium. Victory means they are eight points clear of Tottenham Hotspur - who face West Brom on Monday - with just three games of their season left and require only five points to become champions, no matter what the North Londoners can muster.

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05/07/2016
Newcastle on brink after goalless draw at Villa

Newcastle United's Premier League fate is in the hands of bitter rivals Sunderland after they could only manage a goalless draw at relegated Aston Villa. And with Sunderland coming back to beat Chelsea 3-2, it means that the Black Cats can relegate the Magpies if they win their next home game against Everton.

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05/15/2016
Leicester round off fairy-tale season with draw at Stamford Bridge

Leicester City ended their fairy-tale season with an entertaining 1-1 draw against outgoing champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Former manager Claudio Ranieri was given a guard of honour prior to kick-off and received a standing ovation from both sets of fans.

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04/10/2016
Three goals in six minutes keep Spurs' title dream alive, dent Manchester United's top-four hopes

Tottenham Hotspur scored three goals in six minutes against Manchester United to record a first home victory against the Red Devils for 15 years and keep their title hopes alive. A tight match, sparse on chances, was deadlocked until the 70th minute before Dele Alli converted Christian Eriksen's cross at the far post to spark a rush of three goals in the space of six minutes.

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04/17/2016
Much-changed Liverpool secure win at Bournemouth

Liverpool backed up their incredible Europa League midweek comeback with a 2-1 win over AFC Bournemouth. Jurgen Klopp made ten changes to the side that stunned Dortmund at Anfield but an unfamiliar like-up was still too much for Bournemouth. Roberto Firmino tapped home the first just before the break after Artur Boruc palmed Daniel Sturridge 's cheeky backheel into his path.

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04/16/2016
Sunderland victory drags Norwich into relegation scrap

Sunderland dragged Norwich deep into the relegation dogfight with a 3-0 Premier League victory at Carrow Road. Goals from Fabio Borini, the prolific Jermain Defoe and Duncan Watmore gave the Black Cats a win which brings them just one point behind their opponents with a game in hand.

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03/02/2016
Late Xherdan Shaqiri strike lights up dire affair as Stoke beat Newcastle

A late Xherdan Shaqiri strike proved enough for Stoke City to grab their third straight league win in a game of few chances at the Britannia Stadium and plunge Newcastle United deeper in trouble. Shaqiri left Robert Elliot flat footed and beaten for pace as a poor affair looked headed for a draw with just nine minutes of normal time remaining.

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04/20/2016
Luis Suarez bags four as Barcelona run riot at Deportivo La Coruña

Liga leaders Barcelona got their campaign back on track in stunning style with an 8-0 demolition of Deportivo La Coruña. Luis Suarez was the hero for Barca with four goals and three assists, with Ivan Rakitic, Lionel Messi, Marc Barta and Neymar scoring the other goals.

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04/16/2016
Newcastle beat Swansea to blow relegation dogfight wide open

The relegation battle is tighter than ever on Saturday evening as Newcastle thumped Swansea 3-0 to give their survival hopes a huge boost. Sunderland had beaten Norwich in the lunchtime match to close up to within a point of the Canaries, making it all the more important for Rafa Benitez's men to win and thereby keep pace.

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02/25/2016
Marcus Rashford double on debut sets up 5-1 win for Manchester United over Midtjylland

Manchester United recovered from the shock of conceding the opening goal to rout Midtjylland 5-1, with late starter Marcus Rashford scoring twice on debut after replacing Anthony Martial before kick-off. Martial tweaked a hamstring during the warm-up, handing a debut to the 18-year-old moments before the start.

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04/02/2016
Alexandre Pato scores on debut, Pedro hits double as Chelsea crush Aston Villa

Aston Villa slumped to their seventh successive league defeat and a step closer towards inevitable relegation after a 4-0 thrashing at home to a new-look Chelsea team shorn of many regular starters. Alexandre Pato, who signed from Corinthians in January, came off the bench to replace Loic Remy in the 23rd minute and had a hand in the first goal for Ruben Loftus-Cheek just three minutes later.

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03/15/2016
Atletico Madrid into quarter-finals after shoot-out win over PSV Eindhoven

Athetico Madrid scraped into the quarter-finals of the Champions League after a nerve-jangling penalty shootout against a resolute PSV Eindhoven following two goalless legs. After 14 perfect penalties, Luciano Narsingh rattled the bar with his spot-kick, leaving it to defender Juanfran to put Atleti into the last eight.

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04/03/2016
Manchester United close in on City as Anthony Martial goal downs Everton

Anthony Martial hit the only goal to beat Everton 1-0 as Manchester United kept up their challenge for Champions League football. United celebrated 60 years at Old Trafford for Bobby Charlton before kick-off, the Red Devils legend honoured with a stand in his name.

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03/01/2016
Chelsea battle to tough victory over Norwich

A Kenedy goal after just 39 seconds at Carrow Road spurred Chelsea on to a tense 2-1 victory over Norwich to leave Alex Neil's Canaries in deep trouble. Kenedy's goal was the fastest in the Premier League this season, the Brazilian receiving the ball from Eden Hazard on the left flank before cutting inside to arrow his left-footed shot past John Ruddy.

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05/07/2016
Jamie Vardy double gets party started as Leicester lift Premier League trophy

Leicester City celebrated their coronation as Premier League champions with a 3-1 win over a hapless Everton at a jubilant King Power Stadium. The home faithful were treated to a spine-tingling performance of Nessun Dorma from Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli ahead of the game and were once again on their feet with only five minutes gone when Jamie Vardy opened the scoring.

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04/24/2016
Premier League, Stadium of Light - Sunderland 0 Arsenal 0

Sunderland climbed out of the relegation drop zone after battling to a deserved point against Arsenal at the Stadium of Light. Indeed, with a little more luck, it could have been Sunderland who took all three points from their spirited performance.

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05/01/2016
Manchester United force Leicester to wait for the title after draw at Old Trafford

Leicester City are within touching distance of becoming the first team to become new champions of the English top flight for 38 years after fighting back for a gripping 1-1 draw at Manchester United. Should Tottenham Hotspur fail to win at Chelsea on Monday night, they will be crowned champions.

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03/06/2016
Liverpool score with last kick of game to beat Crystal Palace

Christian Benteke scored a penalty with the last kick of the game as 10-man Liverpool came from a goal down to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in dramatic circumstances at Selhurst Park. The Belgian went to ground under minimal contact from Damien Delaney in the fourth minute of stoppage time and referee Andre Marriner pointed to the spot.

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04/23/2016
Anthony Martial scores injury-time winner to send Manchester United into final

Anthony Martial scored a sensational injury-time winner to send Manchester United into the FA Cup final with a 2-1 win over Everton. United led thanks to Marouane Fellaini's goal but both sides had enough chances to make the score more than just 1-0 at the break, Romelu Lukaku squandering two great opportunities.

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01/12/2016
Payet inspires West Ham comeback win over Bournemouth

A brace of goals from Enner Valencia and superb individual performance from Dimitri Payet helped West Ham come from a goal behind to beat Bournemouth 3-1. A first Premier League goal from Harry Arter had put Bournemouth a goal up at the break, Artur Boruc keeping them ahead with two fine saves.

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02/20/2016
Hull hold firm to force replay against wasteful Arsenal as Eldin Jakupovic stars

Eldin Jakupovic produced a man-of-the-match performance in the Hull City goal as the Championship leaders held Arsenal 0-0 at the Emirates. Hull made 10 changes while holders Arsenal, who have beaten the Tigers in the FA Cup in each of the past two seasons, also fielded an under-strength team ahead of their Champions League match with Barcelona on Tuesday.

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12/13/2015
Five-star PSG rout Lyon at Parc des Princes

PSG rounded off their penultimate game before the Ligue 1 winter break with a resounding 5-1 victory over Lyon. Zlatan Ibrahimovic 's brace means that he has scored 14 goals in 14 games in the league, with further goals from Serge Aurier, Edison Cavani and Lucas Moura completing the rout.

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10/11/2015
Slick Argentina demolish Namibia in nine-try masterclass

Argentina produced a nine-try masterclass of attacking rugby to crush Namibia 64-19 in the final Pool C encounter at the King Power Stadium. The Pumas had already booked their quarter-final slot as group runners-up to New Zealand and made ten changes to the side to field one of their youngest ever teams. But Namibia had no answer to their attacking flair, Argentina running in six first-half tries and three more in the second to complete the rout.

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10/11/2015
Ireland Report Card: Triumph over France but at what cost?

To recover from losing talismanic players in the form of Paul O'Connell and Johnny Sexton and bounce back the way they did will rank as one of their greatest-ever performances. However, if O'Connell and Sexton are ruled out for the rest of the tournament, it could prove fatal to Ireland's hopes of going much further.

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10/25/2015
Argentina report card: Pumas left to rue injuries to key players

Very unfortunate to lose three such influential players as Juan Imhoff, skipper Agustin Creevy and Juan Martin Hernandez to injury but they kept on going until the end. On the end of one or two iffy decisions. 1- Federico Nicolas Sanchez His willingness to take the game to Australia cost his side dear early on with an intercept pass.

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10/12/2015
Ukraine face play-offs after Spain defeat

Ukraine will face a play-off match to decide their Euro 2015 fate after slipping to a 1-0 defeat at home to Spain. The home side went into the match knowing a good victory was likely required with Slovakia heading to Luxembourg and second on goal difference.

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01/10/2016
Ruben Loftus-Cheek scores first Chelsea goal in third-round win over Scunthorpe

Chelsea progressed safely through to the fourth round of the FA Cup after goals from Diego Costa and a first from Ruben Loftus-Cheek saw them overcome a plucky Scunthorpe at Stamford Bridge. Costa latched onto a cross from Branislav Ivanovic to put Chelsea ahead but Scunthorpe then had a huge penalty shout waved away when Ramires looked to have clipped Kevin van Veen early in the second half.

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09/28/2015
Lukaku sparks Everton comeback win at West Brom

Everton fought back from two goals down to stun West Brom and take all three points at The Hawthorns. Saido Berahino put the hosts ahead near the end of a dire opening half before Craig Dawson added to the lead with a header direct from the corner.

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11/20/2015
Hamburg put three past lethargic Borussia Dortmund to take victory

Hamburger SV produced a spirited performance to deservedly beat a strangely under par Dortmund side, winning 3-1 in the Volksparkstadion. The match was delayed by 15 minutes as heightened security caused traffic congestion outside the stadium.

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10/25/2015
Australia beat Argentina to reach final as Ashley-Copper scores hat-trick

Adam Ashley-Cooper became only the second player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup semi-final after Jonah Lomu as Australia beat Argentina 29-15 to make their fourth World Cup final. It started disasterously for Argentina as Rob Simmons opened the scoring with an interception from Federico Sanchez in the second minute, and Australia never surrendered their lead.

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01/13/2016
West Brom's James McClean strikes late to snatch point at Chelsea

West Brom twice battled back from a goal down to hold Chelsea to a 2-2 draw in an ill-tempered affair at Stamford Bridge. Cesar Azpilicueta put the hosts ahead somewhat against the early run of play, meeting Branislav Ivanovic 's cross to net his first home goal.

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10/24/2015
South Africa report card: Springboks run out of steam

Came in as underdogs but showed huge character and fight, dominating the breakdown in the first half to lead at the break. Just ran out of steam at the death. 1. Duane Vermeulen A massive first half with some key turnovers. Carried the game to the All Blacks for the entire 80.

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10/10/2015
England end dismal campaign with crushing Uruguay win

England rounded off their dismal home World Cup campaign with a convincing, if entirely expected ten-try demolition of Uruguay. Veteran Nick Easter and winger Jack Nowell both weighed in with a hat-tricks, a brace from Anthony Watson, one from Henry Slade and a penalty try completing a 60-3 rout.

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11/25/2015
Lacklustre Manchester United held to goalless draw by PSV

Manchester United may need at least a point in their final match at Wolfsburg after being held to a 0-0 draw at home to PSV Eindhoven. United dominated possession but only created two chances of any note, Anthony Martial foiled by the leg of Jeroen Zoet in the first half before Jesse Lingard blazed over a glorious chance in the second.

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08/15/2015
Bundesliga - Dortmund's Tuchel era begins with 4-0 win over Monchengladbach

Thomas Tuchel's Bundesliga reign as coach of Borussia Dortmund got off to an emphatic start as his side thrashed a lacklustre Borussia Monchengladbach 4-0. Marco Reus got things off and running with an early thunderbolt after being played in by Shinji Kagawa before further well-worked goals from Pierre Aubameyangand and a Henrikh Mkhitaryan brace completed the rout.

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03/19/2014
Ricciardo's DQ Was Another FIA Own Goal

The Australian Grand Prix answered many questions about how the biggest regulation changes in a generation would affect the spectacle of racing for the Formula One fans. There were some positives.

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08/15/2015
Premier League - Leicester go top after West Ham win

Leicester City are top of the Premier League table after goals from Shinji Okazaki and Riyad Mahrez saw them edge West Ham United 2-1. Leicester came into the match having lost all six Premier League games in London last season but were a different proposition after their opening victory against Sunderland and they have now won nine of their last 11 Premier League matches.

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10/11/2015
France Report Card: No discipline and no consistency

Coach Philippe Saint-Andre will be furious. To lose so convincingly against an Ireland side that lost its key players in the first half isn't good enough. No discipline, no consistency and they got bullied. They'll probably go and beat New Zealand now. Frustratingly, that's France.

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09/20/2015
Wales's win over Uruguay marred by yet more injuries

Wales laboured to a comprehensive 54-9 victory over Uruguay but at a high cost as the already injury-hit squad suffered yet further losses. A nervy start from Warren Gatland's men saw them fall 6-0 behind courtesy of the boot of the excellent Felipe Berchesi.

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02/22/2015
Premier League - Everton strike late to deny Leicester

Romelu Lukaku forced an own-goal with just a minute of normal time remaining to salvage a 2-2 draw for Everton against Leicester. The Belgian striker had squandered a trio of excellent chances as Leicester fought back from a goal behind to take the lead through goals from David Nugent and Esteban Cambiasso following keeping errors from Tim Howard.

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02/02/2016
Manchester City battle to gritty win at Sunderland

A solitary Sergio Aguero goal proved enough for Manchester City to see off a stern Sunderland challenge at the Stadium of Light. City where nowhere near their best but grabbed a crucial early lead when Aguero finished well past Vito Mannone after David Silva 's cross deflected fortuitously into his path.

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03/05/2014
World Cup - Neymar hits hat-trick as Brazil rout South Africa

Neymar put South Africa to the sword with three goals in Soccer City as Brazil cruised to a 5-0 win in Johannesburg. Oscar had already put Brazil ahead in the opening ten minutes before Neymar added the second just before the break.

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09/23/2015
Mathieu Flamini brace sees Arsenal edge Tottenham

An unlikely brace of goals from defensive midfielder Mathieu Flamini saw Arsenal beat Spurs 2-1 in the Capital One Cup third round. Flamini pounced on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 's parried shot to give the Gunners the lead before Calum Chambers deflected into his own net to draw Spurs level.

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01/10/2015
Premier League - Everton draw sees City lose ground on Chelsea

Manchester City lost ground on Chelsea in the title race after a 1-1 draw at Goodison Park. Fernandino's close-range header via David Silva's deflected shot looked as if it may well give City the points with little over 15 minutes remaining, but the lead was short lived as Steven Naismith nodded Leighton Baines' corner past Joe Hart four minutes later.

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03/05/2014
World Cup - France end Dutch unbeaten streak

The Netherlands suffered their first defeat for over a year after goals from Karim Benzema and Blaise Matuidi helped France to a 2-0 win in Paris. Louis van Gaal's side came into the match unbeaten in 17 matches stretching back to summer 2012 but France looked the sharper from the outset.

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10/10/2015
Scotland survive huge Samoa scare to make Rugby World Cup quarter-finals

Scotland survived an almighty scare to advance to the quarter finals after a edging Samoa 36-33 in a World Cup classic. A frantic first half full of free-flowing rugby and defensive lapses to match saw five tries, three from Samoa, as the south sea islanders went into the break 26-23 ahead.

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09/22/2015
Bayern crush Wolfsburg as sub Lewandowski scores five

Robert Lewandowski came off the bench to score a record-breaking FIVE goals in nine minutes to stun Wolfsburg and go top of the Bundesliga. Wolfsburg had been deservedly leading at the break courtesy of a well-taken Daniel Caligiuri goal midway through the first half.

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05/10/2015
Premier League - QPR relegated after Manchester City hit them for six

Queens Park Rangers will be playing Championship football next season after a Sergio Aguero hat-trick helped Manchester City to a 6-0 rout at the Ethiad Stadium. Nothing short of victory on the day would be enough to keep Rangers up and so manager Chris Ramsey decided to risk starting players carrying injury concerns in Clint Hill, Steven Caulker and Bobby Zamora.

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02/26/2014
Champions League - Chelsea tame Drogba but let Galatasaray off hook

Chelsea missed a big opportunity to put one foot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League as they let a goal advantage slip in a 1-1 draw against Galatasaray. Fernando Torres, preferred in attack to Samuel Eto'o, rewarded his side's good start when he poked Cesar Azpilicueta's cross into an empty net with Galatasaray keeper Fernando Muslera committed.

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10/05/2014
Serie A - Late Bonucci strike secures Juventus thrilling win over Roma

The game boasted two sides with 100 per cent league records and looked to be heading for a draw until Bonucci fired a wonderful volley past Lukasz Skorupski with 86 minutes gone. This after frenetic first half that had seen three penalties - two dispatched by Carlos Tevez and one by Francesco Totti - and a fine Juan Iturbe finish put the duo at 2-2 at the interval.

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07/26/2015
Friendly match - Arsenal edge Wolfsburg to lift Emirates Cup

Arsenal lifted the Emirates Cup trophy for the first time since 2010 after a solitary Theo Walcott goal saw off for a competitive Wolfsburg side. The visitors had given a good account of themselves until a moment of magic from the impressive Jeff Reine-Adelaide unlocked their stubborn defence, a fine run and pass from the youngster slipping in Walcott to fire home.

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09/20/2014
Premier League - QPR snatch valuable late point against Stoke

Queen's Park Rangers avoided a fourth defeat of the season as Nico Kranjcar's brilliant free kick rescued a point two minutes from time at home to Stoke City. Stoke had twice led through goals from Mame Biram Diouf and Peter Crouch after Steven Caulker 's equaliser just before the break.

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02/17/2014
FA Cup - Sagbo strikes late to force replay with Brighton

Hull City denied Brighton a first FA Cup quarter-final since 1986 as Yannick Sagbo pounced with five minutes remaining to force a fifth round replay. Brighton looked on course for the quarter-finals after Leonardo Ulloa scored his third goal in as many matches with a beautifully taken finish.

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09/29/2015
Robert Lewandowski hits hat-trick as Bayern Munich score five past Dinamo Zagreb

Robert Lewandowski scored his second hat-trick and tenth goal within the space of a week as Bayern Munich thrashed Dinamo Zagreb 5-0 in the Allianz Arena. Douglas Costa got the ball rolling after a mistake from keeper Eduardo and Lewandowski bagged his first after a defensive error from teenager Filip Benkovic.

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05/06/2014
Premier League - Debutant Wilson's double fires United to victory over Hull

Manchester United's 18-year-old prospect James Wilson scored twice on his debut as United beat Hull City 1-0 at Old Trafford to bounce back from their shock home defeat against Sunderland at the weekend. Interim manager Ryan Giggs sprang a big surprise before kick-off, giving debut starts to young strikers Wilson and Tom Lawrence and naming himself on the bench alongside the departing Nemanja Vidic.

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10/27/2014
Premier League - Austin brace helps QPR off bottom

QPR climbed off the foot of the table thanks to a Charlie Austin brace that gave Harry Redknapp's side a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa. Austin rifled home a fantastic half-volley on the edge of the box from Bobby Zamora 's knock-down to put the home side ahead early in the first half before adding a well-taken second with 20 minutes remaining.

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10/24/2015
New Zealand report card: All Blacks showing champion spirit

Certainly not their best performance and a shadow of their clinical showing against France. Conceded nine first-half penalties but showed champion qualities to edge a tight game. 1. Dan Carter In slotting two conversions, a penalty and a drop goal, Carter (172) overtook Grant Fox (170) as New Zealand's all-time leading points scorer in World Cup history.

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02/14/2014
How Raikkonen Could Unsettle Alonso

With the start of the Formula One season now only a month away, one of the biggest unanswered questions-aside from how reliable the new cars will be-is how the relationship between Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen will work at Ferrari.

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06/14/2015
Euro 2016 Qualifying - David Silva goal sees Spain edge Belarus

A solitary David Silva goal proved sufficient for Spain to edge out a determined Belarus 1-0 and stay in touch with Slovakia at the top of Group C. Sliva pounced on a goalkeeping error from Andrei Gorbunov to fire Spain in front on the cusp of half time.

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10/28/2015
Jurgen Klopp nets first win as Liverpool beat Bournemouth

Jurgen Klopp netted his first win as Liverpool boss as a first goal from Nathaniel Clyne accounted for Bournemouth 1-0 in the Capital One Cup Fourth Round. Klopp made nine changes from the weekend and Liverpool survived a number of scares in the opening half, Adam Bogdan to thank for keeping Junior Stanislas at bay on three occasions.

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06/28/2014
World Cup - Genius Rodriguez fires Colombia past toothless Uruguay

James Rodriguez scored the goal of the tournament, then added a second as Colombia beat Uruguay 2-0 to make the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time. With the sides locked at 0-0 and Uruguay defending deep in numbers, Rodriguez chested down the ball with his back to goal, swivelled on the spot and unleashed a fantastic volley that crashed in off the underside of the bar.

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02/13/2014
Most Successful Post-F1 Driving Careers

It was announced today that 1997 Formula One world champion Jacques Villeneuve is to start a new career in yet another form of motorsport.

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08/30/2015
Premier League - Swansea humble United once again at the Liberty

Swansea came from a goal down to record yet another 2-1 win over Manchester United, their fourth in the last five matches against United by that very scoreline. Juan Mata scored his 50th goal in English football to give United the lead just after the break.

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03/27/2014
BBC-Sky Agreement Working for Coverage?

For many Formula One fans, setting their alarms for the early hours of Sunday morning in the eager anticipation of watching the opening grand prix of the season in Melbourne would have been a huge disappointment.

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03/07/2015
Liga - Athletic Bilbao stun Real Madrid to blow open title race

Athletic Bilbao celebrated reaching the Copa de Rey final by upsetting Real Madrid with a 1-0 victory at the new San Mames Stadium. The hosts, who defeated Espanyol in midweek, showed no signs of a cup hangover and went ahead courtesy of Aduriz's fine header midway through the first half.

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02/13/2014
Most Disappointing Replacement Drivers

French driver Jean-Louis Schlesser will go down in history as the man who wrecked McLaren's chances of an unprecedented clean sweep in the 1988 season. When Nigel Mansell was ruled out of the Italian Grand Prix through illness, Schlesser was brought in to deputise but with disastrous consequences.

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12/28/2014
Premier League - Arsenal climb above West Ham with victory

Arsenal climbed above West Ham and Spurs to fifth in the table after a hard fought victory at Upton Park. West Ham were arguably the better side for long periods of the game but found themselves 2-0 down moments before the break fokllowing Santi Cazorla's third penalty of the season and Danny Welbeck's tap-in from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 's cross.

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01/09/2016
Lionel Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona power past Granada

Lionel Messi was in fine form as he scored a hat-trick to inspire Barcelona to a 4-0 victory over Granada in their La Liga clash at the Camp Nou. Messi had put Barca 2-0 up after only 14 minutes, finishing off crosses from Arda Turan and Luis Suarez as Granada's defending left a lot to be desired.

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02/12/2014
Top F1 Drivers Who Never Raced for Ferrari

When Mark Webber told Sky Sports he expected then-teammate Sebastian Vettel to join Fernando Alonso at the team in 2016, it raised a number of interesting questions. Vettel had been tipped for a move to Maranello for the 2014 season, as reported by BBC Sport at the time, but the deal never materialised.

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05/06/2014
Premier League - Arsenal win to keep West Brom waiting

Arsenal kept up their slim hopes of a top three finish with a 1-0 win that keeps West Brom waiting to secure their Premier League survival. Olivier Giroud headed the Gunners ahead direct from Santi Cazorla's corner in the 14th minute and that's the way it stayed in a match of precious few chances that also saw Lukas Podolski hit the post.

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08/11/2014
DFB-Supercup - 'Spiderman' helps Dortmund beat Bayern

Borussia Dortmund scored an early psychological blow ahead of the forthcoming Bundesliga season by beating bitter rivals Bayern Munich 2-0 in the curtain-raising German Super Cup. Bayern had beaten Dortmund in both the league and cup last season and also bossed the early exchanges.

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10/11/2015
Ireland to meet Argentina after historic France win

Ireland recovered from the huge setback of losing Johnny Sexton, Paul O'Connell and Peter O'Mahony to injury to record an historic first World Cup victory over France. Sexton had twice booted Ireland ahead but with the scores tied at 6-6, the influential fly-half limped off to be replaced by Ian Madigan.

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11/16/2014
Euro 2016 - Robben shines as Netherlands rout Latvia in Amsterdam

Guus Hiddink eased the pressure on his second stint in charge of the Netherlands as his side thrashed Latvia 6-0 in Amsterdam. Hiddink hinted before the match that he may quit - should Netherlands fail to beat Latvia - following a disappointing run of four defeats in the last five matches.

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05/06/2014
Premier League - Goalless draw dents Chelsea and Norwich hopes

Chelsea and Norwich played out a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge that did neither side any favours in their respective ambitions. The home side went into the match needing victory to boost their title hopes with Norwich needing the same to realistically avoid relegation.

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12/02/2014
Premier League - Manchester United cling on for victory against Stoke City

Manchester United won their fourth match in succession for only the second time since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson with a hard fought 2-1 win over Stoke. Marouane Fellaini rose at the far post to nod home Ander Herrera's cross for his first home goal before Steven N'Zonzi rifled in his first of the season with a fierce drive from outside the area.

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10/24/2015
New Zealand edge South Africa to reach fourth World Cup final

New Zealand recovered from a 12-7 half-time deficit to fight back and reach their fourth Rugby World Cup final, beating arch-rivals South Africa 20-18 in a tense affair at Twickenham. Handre Pollard had given the Springboks and early penalty lead but New Zealand responded with a well-worked try, Richie McCaw offloading for Jerome Kaino to finish off in the corner.

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02/11/2014
Why F1 Must Stand Up Against New Rule

The sport of Formula One racing has seen so many changes over the decades since the inaugural championship season in 1950 that it's impossible to keep track of all of them. This season sees one of the most radical changes in the sport's history with the introduction of 1.6-litre V6 turbocharged power units replacing the 2.4-litre V8 engine.

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02/28/2015
Premier League - Glenn Murray nets brace and sees red as Crystal Palace beat West Ham

Glenn Murray scored two goals and was sent off as Crystal Palace recorded their biggest ever league win over West Ham with a 3-1 victory at Upton Park. Murray, making only his second away start in the Premier League, opened the scoring towards the end of the first half as his goal-bound header was deflected past his own keeper by Aaron Cresswell.

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03/27/2014
Did Coulthard Fulfill His Potential in F1?

When Ayrton Senna's Williams veered suddenly off the Imola circuit and crashed head-on into the wall at Tamburello, it changed the face of F1 forever. Already a legend of the sport, Senna gained mythical status, and new and improved measures came into the sport to make it a safer one for drivers.

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10/03/2015
Clinical South Africa ease past Scotland

South Africa kept their hopes of a World Cup quarter-final berth alive with a clinical 34-16 win over Scotland in their Pool B clash. Following Japan's comprehensive earlier win over Samoa, the Springboks came into the match knowing that defeat may end their World Cup at the group stage.

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02/11/2014
Premier League - West Ham late show piles misery on Norwich

Two late West Ham goals in the final 10 minutes at Upton Park secured a third successive victory for Sam Allardyce's men and put Norwich City deep in relegation trouble. The match looked certain to end in a draw with six minutes of normal time remaining but James Collins' first Premier League goal for almost two years and a deflected stoppage time effort from Mohamed Diame secured all three points.

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11/05/2014
Champions League - Messi equals goals record as Barcelona down Ajax

Lionel Messi drew level with Raul's Champions League record of 71 goals as Barcelona overcame a resolute Ajax with a 2-0 win at the Amsterdam Arena. Messi headed home Marc Bartra's cross late in the first half after Jasper Cillessen was caught in no mans land, having excellently saved the Argentine's free kick.

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03/29/2015
Euro 2016 - Steven Fletcher scores hat-trick as Scotland rout Gibraltar

Steven Fletcher scored the first international hat-trick by a Scotland player for 46 years as his side recovered from the shock of conceding an equalising goal to rout minnows Gibraltar 6-1. It took an anxious 18 minutes before Scotland went ahead through Shaun Maloney 's penalty, but the joy was short-lived when Lee Casciaro finished off a slick counter to score Gibraltar's first ever qualifying goal a minute later.

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11/24/2015
Bate Borisov and Bayer Leverkusen hopes dented by draw

Bate Borisov and Bayer Leverkusen's hopes of reaching the knockout phase of the Champions League were both diminished after a 1-1 draw in Belarus. A goalkeeping howler from Berndt Leno saw Bate ahead inside two minutes when Mikhail Gordeichuk's shot squirmed underneath him.

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07/24/2015
Friendly match - Jordon Ibe scores but Liverpool toil against Malaysia XI

Liverpool ended their tour of Australia and the Far East with their only draw as a stubborn Malaysia XI held them 1-1 at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium. Indeed, it was the hosts who enjoyed the better start and stunned Brendan Rodgers' side with a well taken opener.

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04/18/2015
FA Cup - Arsenal into FA Cup final after Adam Federici howler

Arsenal have reached the FA Cup final for a record 19th time but they needed an extra-time howler from goalkeeper Adam Federici to squeeze past a game Reading side. The Championship side had done well to get themselves on level terms, Garath McCleary's goal cancelling out Alexis Sanchez 's well-taken opener to force extra time.

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03/24/2014
Ricciardo's Appeal Date Is Senseless

The FIA announced on Friday that Red Bull's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix will be heard on April 14. Ricciardo was excluded from the Australian Grand Prix for exceeding the maximum fuel-flow rate, according to the FIA sensors that are there to make sure that teams must not exceed a maximum rate of 100 kg/h.

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03/08/2015
Liga - Valencia strike late to hold Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid lost the chance to close the gap on rivals Real Madrid at the top of La Liga after Valencia struck late at Vicente Calderon. The hosts led through a well-taken Koke goal in the first half and looked relatively untroubled until 12 minutes from time when keeper Diego Alves appeared to misjudge a Dani Parejo free kick, Shkodran Mustafi gratefully heading home after the ball came back off the bar.

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10/22/2015
Celtic slip to 3-1 defeat at Molde

Celtic slipped to a damaging first defeat in the Europa League after suffering a 3-1 loss to Molde under new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Ola Kamara fired the Norwegians into an 11th-minute lead, beating Craig Gordon at his near post before Vegard Forren volleyed home to put Molde further ahead at the break.

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04/26/2014
Premier League - Shelvey wonder strike helps pile pressure on Villa

A Jonjo Shelvey wonder strike and a Wilfred Bony brace helped Swansea City to a comfortable 4-1 victory over Aston Villa at the Liberty Stadium. Bony had put Swansea ahead after ten minutes only for Gabriel Agbonlahor to level after a competitive opening spell.

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02/10/2014
Best Ways to Improve F1 Qualifying

As revealed on Autosport last week, Formula One teams and the sport's governing body, the FIA, are to discuss plans to change the format of the qualifying regulations.

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05/11/2014
Premier League - Everton finish with comfortable win at Hull

Everton finished their most productive season in the Premier League on a high with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Hull City at the KC Stadium. A first goal for his side for James McCarthy and a 15th of the season from goal machine Romelu Lukaku proved more than enough to see of a subdued Hull City side.

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07/18/2015
Premier League - Arsenal turn on the style to claim silverware with win over Everton

Arsenal produced a polished performance in the heat of the Singapore evening to beat Everton 3-1 and lift the Barclays Asia Trophy for the first time. A record crowd of 52,107 supporters turned up to watch and were rewarded with a slick opening goal, a lovely through ball from Santi Cazorla finding Theo Walcott, who clipped the ball past Joel Robles.

Bleacherreport
03/23/2014
Can Formula E Make an Impression on Motorsports Fans?

If you thought today's Formula One cars were too quiet as a result of the radical new engine regulations, you're unlikely to approve of the new series that launches in September this year.

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02/05/2014
Ranking the Top 5 Pre-Season Setbacks

It's no exaggeration to say that Red Bull Racing endured a nightmare four days of testing at Jerez last week. The new engine regulations caused no shortage of headaches for the Renault engineers with battery and overheating problems restricting Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo to a paltry 21 laps between them.

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10/10/2015
Defensive masterclass gives Australia win over Wales

Australia survived an intense period of Welsh pressure with only 13 men on the pitch to notch their 11th successive win in games between the sides to top Pool A. They now march on to face Scotland in the quarter-finals after winning all of their group matches.

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06/16/2014
World Cup - Mueller hat-trick as Germany slay Portugal

Thomas Mueller claimed a hat-trick as Germany thrashed 10-man Portugal 4-0 in their Group G match in Salvador. The Germans had coasted into the lead courtesy of a 12th minute Mueller penalty, after Joao Pereira tugged back Mario Gotze, and Mats Hummels doubled their tally with a towering header from Toni Kroos ' corner.

Bleacherreport
02/03/2014
Formula 1

The news that Ross Brawn has ruled out a return to Formula One in the near future means that the sport will be the poorer for his absence.

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06/05/2015
International friendlies - Matt Ritchie scores as Scotland beat Qatar

Matt Ritchie scored his first international goal as Scotland warmed up for next Saturday's crucial Euro 2016 qualifier against Ireland with an uninspiring 1-0 win over Qatar. A spartan Easter Road was in attendance for a match that began under the cloud of the FIFA corruption scandal as Scotland took on the hosts of the 2022 World Cup.

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01/30/2014
How Practice Relates to Race Pace

Never before in the history of Formula One has there been so much importance attached to pre-season testing before the start of a new season. The radical regulation changes put in place for the 2014 season means that every team on the grid is entering into the relative unknown as far as engine development is concerned.

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02/21/2015
Premier League - Controversy as 10-man Chelsea draw with Burnley

Chelsea had Nemanja Matic controversially sent off and conceded a late equaliser as Burnley grabbed a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. With Chelsea leading courtesy of a fourth goal of the season from Branislav Ivanovic, Matic reacted to an awful challenge from Ashley Barnes, launching himself into the player.

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08/24/2014
Belgian Grand Prix - Ricciardo wins in Spa after Rosberg clip ends Hamilton's race

The race was expected to be another straight fight between pole-sitter Rosberg and Hamilton but that ended when Rosberg clipped his teammate's left-rear wheel attempting an aggressive overtake. It resulted in a puncture that effectively put Hamilton out of the race. "I didn't really understand what happened - I felt a big thud at the rear," said Hamilton afterwards.

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01/29/2014
Can Dennis Return McLaren to Glory?

When McLaren unveiled their new challenger for the 2014 season at an online launch last Friday, there was a distinct air of optimism in the Woking factory. In truth, attitudes could hardly have been anything else but optimistic after a disastrous 2013 season that saw not a single podium finish to the famous team's name.

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02/01/2015
Premier League - Swansea stun Southampton as Bertrand sees red

A late Jonjo Shelvey stunner gave Swansea a dramatic late victory 1-0 against Southampton as Ryan Bertrand saw red for a challenge on Modou Barrow. The home side totally dominated in terms of possession and chances but Swansea defended solidly and took the lead with just seven minutes remaining when Shelvey beat Fraser Forster with a pile driver from distance.

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09/27/2015
Yohan Cabaye penalty earns Crystal Palace win at Watford

Crystal Palace handed Watford their first home defeat of the season as a late Yohan Cabaye penalty gave the visitors a 1-0 victory. Both sides had hit the woodwork early in the second half but a clumsy challenge from Allan Nyom on substitute Wilfried Zaha allowed Cabaye to take full advantage.

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09/20/2014
Premier League - Late Cisse double rescues draw for Pardew's Newcastle

A late double from substitute Papiss Cisse rescued an unlikely point for Newcastle and under-fire manager Alan Pardew at St James' Park. The home side found themselves two down with less than 20 minutes remaining thanks to glorious strikes from Nikica Jelavic and Mohamed Diame respectively.

Bleacherreport
01/28/2014
2014 F1 Cars the Ugliest Yet?

The launch of several of this season's Formula One cars have so far met with almost universal condemnation that they are amongst the ugliest ever to grace the sport.

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11/16/2014
Euro 2016 Qualifying - Croatia hold Italy after match suspended due to crowd trouble

Italy and Croatia played out a 1-1 draw in Milan after crowd trouble in the Croatian section of fans almost caused the match to be abandoned. The group's leading teams were locked at 1-1 after early goals in the first half from Antonio Candreva's fine strike and Gianluigi Buffon's mistake that let Ivan Perisic's shot squirm underneath him.

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09/04/2015
Euro 2016 Qualifying - Scotland's qualification hopes dented by defeat in Georgia

Scotland's slim chances of qualifying for Euro 2016 were dealt a massive blow as they slipped to a dismal 1-0 defeat in Georgia. Gordon Strachan's team came into the match knowing nothing short of victory would realistically be enough to put any pressure on Poland and Germany at the top of Group D.

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01/26/2014
FA Cup - Sheffield United and Fulham draw amid penalty controversy

Both Sheffield United and Fulham go into the hat for the FA Cup fifth round draw after an incident-packed 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane. In a match that saw swamp-like conditions in the opening half the Blades took the lead courtesy of a Chris Porter strike, but Fulham then looked to have a clear penalty denied as keeper George Long appeared to bring down Hugo Rodallega.

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08/30/2015
Premier League - Southampton notch easy first win against 10-man Norwich

Southampton notched their first victory of the season with a 3-0 win against Norwich after Steven Whittaker 's first half sending off changed the course of the game. The Norwich defender received his marching orders after receiving two needless yellow cards in as many minutes and Graziano Pelle made the extra man count by firing Saints ahead right on half time.

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02/22/2015
Premier League - Harry Kane saves Spurs in last-gasp draw against West Ham

Tottenham Hotspur salvaged a dramatic late draw against West Ham at White Hart Lane, coming back from 2-0 down to draw with the last kick of the game. The visitors were deservedly ahead thanks to goals from Cheik Kouyate and Diafra Sakho but Danny Rose pulled one back with ten minutes remaining before Harry Kane was awarded a controversial penalty deep in stoppage time.

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01/26/2014
FA Cup - Chelsea through thanks to Oscar's winning performance

Chelsea set up a mouth watering fifth round FA Cup tie against Manchester City with a comfortable a 1-0 victory against Stoke on Jose Mourinho's 51st birthday. Oscar 's sublime first half free-kick proved the difference between the sides, but in truth the gap was far wider as Chelsea squandered a hatful of chances.

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06/24/2014
World Cup - England end campaign with Costa Rica draw

England's disappointing World Cup ended with a goalless draw in Belo Horizonte as Costa Rica advanced as group winners. But Roy Hodgson 's much changed side showed some promise and created enough chances to beat a lacklustre Costa Rica side comfortably in Belo Horizonte.

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11/23/2014
Hamilton a worthy world champion but is he a likeable one?

Who can argue that Lewis Hamilton is not a worthy winner of his second world drivers' title? In the end, the eagerly anticipated 'Duel in the Desert' turned into a walk in the park for Hamilton after his season-long rival and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg suffered an ERS failure half way through the race.

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01/29/2014
Premier League - Chelsea lose ground on leaders as Hammers hold firm

Chelsea lost valuable ground on leaders Manchester City as a resolute West Ham defence earned a valuable draw for the relegation candidates. As expected, the hosts dominated the match in terms of possession, Oscar going closest to breaking the deadlock by hitting the bar in the opening half as Adrian was made to work hard in the West Ham goal.

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10/18/2014
Premier League - Newcastle secure first win after delayed kick-off

Newcastle United secured a first victory of the season in front of home fans who had waited an extra hour for kick-off with a 1-0 win over Leicester. The match had been delayed by an hour after technicians worked to fix a new scoreboard that was deemed unsafe as it was swaying in the wind.

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11/09/2014
Ligue 1 - PSG beat Marseille to narrow gap at top

PSG closed the gap on title rivals Marseille to a solitary point at the top of the Ligue 1 table with a 2-0 victory at the Parc de Princes. The visitors had arguably the better of the chances in the opening half but Lucas slammed home Ezequiel Lavezzi 's cross just before the break and Edison Cavani wrapped things up five minutes from time with a trademark header.

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01/18/2014
10 Key Facts About Kevin Magnussen

Unless you've been living on Mars, you'll know by now that young Danish driver Kevin Magnussen will be partnering Jenson Button at the McLaren team for the 2014 season.

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06/12/2015
Euro 2016 - Hiddink substitution helps Netherlands beat Latvia

An inspired Guus Hiddink substitution helped the Netherlands on the way to a 2-0 win over a stubborn Latvia in Riga. Latvia had keeper Andris Vanins to thank for heeping the scores level until late into the second half.

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06/17/2014
World Cup - Late comeback ensures Belgium start with win

Belgium survived an almighty scare by coming up from a goal down with 20 minutes remaining to beat Algeria 2-1 in Belo Horizonte. Algeria took a shock lead after Jan Vertonghen pulled back Sofiane Feghouli in the box, the striker getting off the deck to convert from the spot.

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12/28/2014
Premier League - Wasteful Manchester United held by Tottenham

Manchester United spurned a host of chances as they were held to a goalless draw by Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League at White Hart Lane as Hugo Lloris starred in goal. An unchanged United side completely dominated the first half, and had more than enough chances to be leading at the interval.

Bleacherreport
01/16/2014
Where Do the Best F1 Drivers Come From?

Hands up who thinks Sebastian Vettel will make it five world championships on the bounce after the 2014 season? Okay, so I obviously can't see which of you loyal Formula One fans have stuck their paws in the air on reading that question.

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06/22/2014
World Cup - Late Varela strike rescues Portugal

A Silvestre Varela header in the final seconds of the final minute of injury time kept Portugal in the World Cup after the USA had looked to have dumped them out. Having conceded an early goal to Nani in the opening five minutes, the USA rallied excellently to lead 2-1 thanks to goals from Jermaine Jones and Clint Dempsey.

Bleacherreport
01/16/2014
Why 'Rush' Deserved Oscar recognition

Formula One racing and movies are two of my favourite things. So when today's Oscar nominations were released, I was understandably disappointed to see Ron Howard's Rush miss out among the films competing for the industry's biggest awards.

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11/26/2014
Champions League - Arsenal progress with victory over Dortmund

Arsenal progressed to the last 16 of the Champions League with a 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund thanks to a first goal for Yaya Sanogo and a lovely finish from Alexis Sanchez. Sanogo pounced to slot home his first in Arsenal colours after just two minutes before Sanchez curled in a beauty from the edge of the box in the second half to round things off.

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01/08/2014
Assessing Robert Kubica's F1 Career

Robert Kubica's stunning victory in last weekend's Janner Rally was the perfect way to build up to what will be a challenging first season in the WRC.

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03/22/2014
Premier League - Everton edge Swansea to climb to fifth

Everton climbed above Tottenham Hotspur and up to fifth place in the table after seeing off a spirited Swansea City 3-2 at Goodison Park. Swansea were actually the better side for long periods of the match and created far more chances but Everton were the more clinical in their finishing.

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04/15/2015
Champions League - Ricardo Quaresma strikes twice as Porto stun depleted Bayern

A Ricardo Quaresma brace and a further strike from the returning Jackson Martinez gave Porto a 3-1 win over a depleted Bayern Munich. Two defensive horrors from Xabi Alonso and Dante gifted Porto an early two-goal advantage and although Bayern pulled one back through Thiago, a further goal from the returning Jackson Martinez puts Porto in the driving seat for next Tuesday's tie.

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01/04/2014
New F1 Regulations Could Alienate Small Teams

With the 2014 engine regulations set to shake up the sport of Formula One as never before next season, one team boss is of the opinion that it could alienate the smaller teams even further.

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05/25/2015
Championship - Norwich back in Premier League after beating Middlesbrough

Norwich City are back in the Premier League only a year after being relegated to the Championship after beating Middlesbrough 2-0 in the play-off final at Wembley. Both sides had rattled the bar in the opening ten minutes before two goals in three minutes, first from Cameron Jerome and then Nathan Redmond, rocked Boro.

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07/28/2014
Premier League - Lamela nets brace as Spurs edge Toronto

Tottenham Hotspur recorded their first win under new manager Maricio Pochettino after an Erik Lamela brace helped them overcome Toronto FC 3-2. Argentine Lamela, who sat out much of last season through injury, struck twice in the opening half to put Spurs 2-0 up at the break.

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01/31/2015
Premier League - Everton down Palace for first win in nine

A second minute strike from Romelu Lukaku was enough to give Everton all three points against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park and relieve the pressure on manager Roberto Martinez. Lukaku bundled the visitors into the lead when Julian Speroni palmed Steven Naismith 's cross straight into the advancing striker and that proved the difference between the sides on the day.

Bleacherreport
12/31/2013
Schu: Champion, Fighter, Thrill-Seeker

The world of Formula One remains in a state of shock after a serious skiing accident involving seven-time champion Michael Schumacher. Schumacher remains in a critical condition on Monday morning after suffering a brain haemorrhage in a skiing accident at the Meribel Alpina resort in the French Alps on Sunday, Dec.

Bleacherreport
12/13/2013
When will Ferrari next dominate F1?

The last time Ferrari came away with anything substantial in terms of titles was in 2007 when ambushed the in the final race of the season to take the drivers' title. Ferrari also clinched the constructors' crown by virtue of having their points taken away in Hungary before they were also disqualified altogether for their part in the "" espionage controversy.