Young drivers fighting for the F1 title tick the box for the sport’s new era

The new era of Formula One, ushered in by the most far-reaching overhaul in decades, has been illuminated by a clash of 24-year-olds. This has been a stark contrast to last year’s battle of generations when young pretender Max Verstappen seized the title from seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton. The first two floodlit races of … Read more

The 6-time champion Márquez is out of the Argentine GP due to double vision

Six-time Honda MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez will not be able to take part in this weekend’s Argentine Grand Prix after suffering double vision again following a serious crash in Indonesia, his team confirmed on Tuesday. The Spaniard suffered a concussion after a horrific crash at the Indonesian Grand Prix earlier this month when his … Read more

Clubs will hire minority coaches to boost diversity in the NFL

As part of a push to boost diversity, teams in the National Football League will be required to hire at least one minority offensive assistant coach, the owners announced Monday. The move, which comes amid recent controversy over the NFL’s history of hiring and promoting minority coaches, will be in effect for the 2022 season. … Read more

FIFA starts discussions on alternatives to World Cup biennial plan

World soccer’s governing body, FIFA, has started discussions on alternatives to its controversial two-year plans for the World Cup, sources told Reuters on Tuesday. While FIFA delegates at this week’s congress will hear an update on queries about changes to the international match calendar, the controversial proposal to hold the World Cup every two years, … Read more

Mane sends Senegal to the World Cup at the expense of Egypt, Ghana by means

Liverpool star Sadio Mane broke Egyptian hearts once again when he converted the winning penalty on Tuesday to take African champions Senegal to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco and Tunisia also secured their place in the final in a frenetic night of playoff action. Senegal won the second leg of the … Read more

Hard start to Formula 1 season takes its toll on Lewis Hamilton

After a less than ideal start to the new Formula One season, former world champion Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he is “struggling mentally and emotionally”. The seven-time world champion, who finished 10th at Sunday’s Saudi Grand Prix, made the admission via a post on his Instagram story on Thursday. “It’s already been a very … Read more

Champ Bucks deny Sixers, Lakers’ NBA slump continues against Mavs

Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 40 points and blocked a last-gasp shot from Joel Embiid to help the defending NBA champions to a key 118-116 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday. Khris Middleton scored 22 points and Jrue Holiday added 18 for the Bucks, who moved a half-game behind the Miami Heat for … Read more

Thousands bid farewell to ‘cricket legend’ Warne at state funeral

Thousands of people, from cricket fans, statesmen and stars to celebrities, attended the state memorial service for Shane Warne on Wednesday to bid farewell to the former Australian cricket great. Warne was remembered as a “genius” at the memorial service organized at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Tens of thousands of spectators and legendary gamers … Read more