Motor Sports

Motor racing-Bookmakers still betting on Hamilton for F1 title

LONDON, Sept 28 British bookmakers are backing Lewis Hamilton to come good in this season's Formula One title chase, despite Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg having the upper hand with six races remaining.

Motor racing-Formula One drivers' form sheet

Sept 28 Formula One drivers' form sheet for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix, round 16 of 21 races. Drivers listed in championship order, most recent races first: Number=race result, R=retired, DQ=disqualified, NS=did not start, NQ=did not qualify. 2016 / 2015 SG IT BE DE HU GB AT EU CA MC ES RU CN BH AU/AE BR MX US RU JP SG IT BE Nico Rosberg 1 1 1 4 2 3 4 1 5 7 R 1

Motor racing-Formula One statistics for Malaysian Grand Prix

Sept 28 Statistics for Sunday's Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix, the 16th race of the 21-round season:

PREVIEW-Motor racing-Wary Mercedes within reach of title triple

SEPANG, Malaysia, Sept 28 Mercedes look all but certain to wrap up their third straight Formula One constructors' crown in Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix but the spectre of a rare defeat in last year's race still haunts them.

Motor racing-Formula E electric series has a new charge

LONDON, Sept 27 The Formula E electric racing series will carry more of a charge into its third season.

Motor racing-BMW joins Andretti in Formula E, considering works team

LONDON, Sept 27 BMW will work with the U.S.-based Andretti Formula E team this season before a possible factory involvement in the electric series from 2018, the German manufacturer said on Tuesday.

INTERVIEW-Motor racing-Agag committed to Formula E, rules out F1 role

LONDON, Sept 27 Formula E founder and chief executive Alejandro Agag has dismissed media speculation that he could play a role in running Formula One after Liberty Media's takeover of the glamour sport.

UPDATE 2-EU regulators say speed skating ban threat is anti-competitive

BRUSSELS, Sept 27 EU regulators have told the International Skating Union (ISU) that its threat to impose lifetime bans on speed skaters for taking part in unauthorised events is anti-competitive, putting pressure on the ruling body and other agencies with similar penalties to back down.

INTERVIEW-Motor racing-Mexican GP promoters would welcome more U.S. races

LONDON, Sept 26 Mexican Grand Prix organisers hope U.S. company Liberty Media's takeover of Formula One will boost their event by expanding in the region and eventually creating a North American season similar to Europe's run of races.

Motor racing-Brown steps down from CSM, linked to F1 role

LONDON, Sept 26 American marketing executive Zak Brown, who has been linked to a role in Formula One after Liberty Media's takeover, announced on Monday he was stepping down from his current role as head of CSM Sport&Entertainment at the end of the year.


Dhoni: the legacy of a cricket champion

When Dhoni finally hangs up his boots for good in all forms of cricket, he'll be best remembered as a handsome and charismatic leader who inspired India to scale cricket's greatest heights.