Hamilton makes a statement as F1 gets back on track

4 July 2020, 10:19 AM
Formula One got back on track in changed circumstances but familiar fashion at the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix on Friday, with Mercedes and six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton picking up where they left off last year.
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Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by nine wickets in one-day match 18 July 2018, 3:37 PM

Pakistan sealed a series win after strolling to a nine-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the third one-day international on Wednesday.

Real will sign “brilliant” players, says president Perez 18 July 2018, 3:09 PM

Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has vowed that his club will make a splash in this summer’s transfer market.

Legal battle over rights to Olympic founder’s name 18 July 2018, 7:33 AM

A Dutch branding company, a global sports organisation and the name of a French aristocrat who has been dead for 80 years might not seem like the ingredients for a high-stakes legal battle.

Iceland’s World Cup coach Hallgrimsson steps down 17 July 2018, 9:10 PM

Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson stepped down on Tuesday, a few weeks after leading the tiny nation at its first World Cup.

AC Milan’s Europa League ban appeal set for Thursday 17 July 2018, 8:53 PM

AC Milan's appeal against a European ban for breaking UEFA's financial fair play rules will be heard Thursday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the court announced.

Ajax seek to interdict new PSL season 17 July 2018, 8:13 PM

Ajax Cape Town have confirmed that they will apply for an interdict to halt the start of the new Premier Soccer League season next month.

‘Africa real’ World Cup winners, says Venezuela’s Maduro 17 July 2018, 5:48 PM

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro believes Africa and not France are the true winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Rose ready to blossom at The Open 17 July 2018, 4:53 PM

Justin Rose says he can repel the host of young Americans who hold all the major golf titles and claim The Open crown this week despite a mediocre record.

Lions lose Groom for remainder of Super Rugby season 17 July 2018, 4:35 PM

Lions scrumhalf Nic Groom has been ruled out for the remainder of the Super Rugby season as he undergoes surgery on an injured hand, the union confirmed on Tuesday.

Legend Player slams golf authorities over tardy dope testing introduction 17 July 2018, 4:19 PM

Dope testing is due to be introduced at The Open for the first time this week at Carnoustie but South African golfing legend Gary Player questions why it has taken so long.

British Open is his best chance of winning another major, Woods says 17 July 2018, 4:14 PM

Tiger Woods says the British Open represents his best chance of winning another major championship, and with some "cleaner golf" this might be the week be breaks his decade-plus major drought.

Mercedes still fastest despite lost points: Wolff 17 July 2018, 3:42 PM

Formula One champions Mercedes made mistakes in the last three back-to-back races but they still have the fastest car, according to team boss Toto Wolff.

England bowl in India ODI series-decider 17 July 2018, 3:26 PM

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field in the third and deciding one-day international against India at Headingley on Tuesday.

Croatians hail returning World Cup squad 17 July 2018, 7:15 AM

Hundreds of thousands of Croatians took to the streets in Zagreb on Monday to greet their players as they returned home from Russia after losing the World Cup final.

I’m ‘not like others’ says Ronaldo at Juve unveiling 16 July 2018, 8:55 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo said that he's "different" from other players of his age who move to China or Qatar for mega-money deals, during his official unveiling as a Juventus player on Monday.

Zaman-inspired Pakistan dominate Zimbabwe 16 July 2018, 8:21 PM

An elated Fakhar Zaman cracked a career-best 117 as Pakistan dominated with both bat and ball to win the second of five one-day internationals against Zimbabwe by nine wickets on Monday.

Crowds pack Champs Elysees as French World Cup winners return home 16 July 2018, 7:24 PM

The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes' welcome on Monday as hundreds of thousands packed the Champs Elysees for their victory parade ahead of a presidential reception in the evening.

South Africa’s Shamsi leaves Sri Lanka tour 16 July 2018, 5:32 PM

South Africa spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has left the tour of Sri Lanka for unspecified family reasons, officials said on Monday.

Pacquiao eyes ‘two or three fights’ more after Matthysse win 16 July 2018, 4:21 PM

Manny Pacquiao said Monday he was good for "two or three" more fights, naming Terence Crawford, Vasyl Lomachenko or Floyd Mayweather as possible opponents a day after winning a new world title.

Ronaldo greets Juve fans, sparks Champions League dreams 16 July 2018, 4:12 PM

Juventus fans gave Cristiano Ronaldo a rousing welcome on Monday as the club prepared to unveil the superstar summer signing they hope will bring the Champions League trophy back to Turin.

Halep stays on top as Kerber and Serena move up 16 July 2018, 3:57 PM

Simona Halep retained the number one spot in the latest women's rankings despite losing in the third round at Wimbledon, but below her the upsets at the grass-court major caused turmoil.

Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against Povetkin 16 July 2018, 2:36 PM

Britain's Anthony Joshua will defend his World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization and International Boxing Federation heavyweight titles against Russia's Alexander Povetkin at London's Wembley Stadium on September 22.

Djokovic back in top 10 after Wimbledon exploits 16 July 2018, 2:24 PM

Novak Djokovic's fourth Wimbledon win propelled him back into the top 10 of the latest ATP rankings released Monday.

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After Russia, World Cup focus now turns to Qatar 16 July 2018, 6:03 AM

Germany came out of its shell, South Africa exceeded expectations and Russia changed negative perceptions when they all hosted the World Cup but just what will unfold in four years' time when the tournament goes to Qatar is anyone's guess.

France lift second World Cup after winning classic final 4-2 15 July 2018, 7:18 PM

France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia's dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades.

Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title and 13th major 15 July 2018, 7:11 PM

Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown on Sunday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3).

Goals, Neymar and Kalinic: best and worst of the World Cup 15 July 2018, 4:38 PM

FIVE MEMORABLE MOMENTS * No room for Lionel Messi in this list, but Cristiano Ronaldo bags a spot with some individual brilliance that will live long in the memory. Having led Spain twice, but trailing 3-2 in the dying minutes of their opening group game, Portugal won a free kick from 25 yards out. Cometh […]

Athletes in Mandela Marathon close to the 45 km mark 15 July 2018, 3:17 PM

Athletes participating in the 100 kilometre Mandela Marathon are close to the 45 kilometre mark.

Athletes run 100km to honour Mandela 15 July 2018, 9:54 AM

A large group of athletes in the 100 kilometre Mandela Marathon has gone passed the 25 kilometre spot on a gravel road.

It’s just the beginning, says beaten Serena 15 July 2018, 7:22 AM

Serena Williams said the latest chapter in her tennis life was "just beginning" on Saturday after seeing her hopes of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title dashed in the Wimbledon final.