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Motor racing-F1 to ditch 'halo' protection device in favour of screen

SOCHI, Russia, April 26 Formula One is set to abandon plans for a 'halo' head protection system in favour of a transparent screen that could be introduced for 2018.

Motor racing-Earnhardt wants to go out his own way

CONCORD, North Carolina, April 25 Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR’s most popular driver, said on Tuesday that his abrupt retirement announcement comes from a desire to depart on his own terms.

Motor racing-Earnhardt retirement latest blow to struggling sport

April 25 Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, said on Tuesday that he will retire after the 2017 season, a major loss to a sport already suffering from diminished star power and waning popularity.

Motor racing-Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of NASCAR season

April 25 (The Sports xchange) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to retire from the NASCAR Monster Cup series at the end of the 2017 season.

Motor racing-Alonso sees Indy as a bigger challenge than Le Mans

LEEDS, Alabama, April 23 Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso sees next month's Indianapolis 500 as a bigger challenge than the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race as he seeks to win motorsport's famed 'Triple Crown'.

UPDATE 1-Motorcycling-Five wins out of five for Marquez in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, April 23 Triple MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez took his fifth successive Grand Prix of the Americas victory on Sunday while 38-year-old Italian great Valentino Rossi surged into the championship lead.

Motorcycling-Five wins out of five for Marquez in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, April 23 Triple MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez took his fifth successive Grand Prix of the Americas victory on Sunday while 38-year-old Italian great Valentino Rossi surged into the championship lead.

Motorcycling-Motorcycling Grand Prix GP Americas motogp results

April 23 (Gracenote) - Results from the Motorcycling Grand Prix GP Americas MotoGP on Sunday 1. Marc Marquez (Spain) Honda 43:58.770 2. Valentino Rossi (Italy) Yamaha 44:01.839 3. Dani Pedrosa (Spain) Honda 44:03.882 4. Cal Crutchlow (Britain) Honda 44:06.408 5. Johann Zarco (France) Yamaha 44:06.727 6. Andrea Dovizioso (Italy) Ducati 44:12.828 7. Andrea Iannone (Italy) Suzuki 44:14.261 8. Danilo Petrucci (Italy) Ducati 44:15.542 9. Jorge Lorenzo (Spain)

Motorcycling-Motorcycling Grand Prix standings

April 23 (Gracenote) - Standings from the Motorcycling Grand Prix on Sunday 1. Valentino Rossi (Italy) Yamaha 56 2. Maverick Vinales (Spain) Yamaha 50 3. Marc Marquez (Spain) Honda 38 4. Andrea Dovizioso (Italy) Ducati 30 5. Cal Crutchlow (Britain) Honda 29 6. Dani Pedrosa (Spain) Honda 27 7. Johann Zarco (France) Yamaha 22 8. Jonas Folger (Germany) Yamaha 21 9. Scott Redding (Britain) Ducati 21 10. Jack Miller (Australia) Honda 21 11. Danil

Motorcycling-Motorcycling Grand Prix moto2 standings

April 23 (Gracenote) - Standings from the Motorcycling Grand Prix Moto2 on Sunday 1. Franco Morbidelli (Italy) Kalex 75 2. Thomas Luethi (Switzerland) Kalex 56 3. Miguel Oliveira (Portugal) KTM 43 4. Takaaki Nakagami (Japan) Kalex 32 5. Xavi Vierge (Spain) Tech 3 25 6. Alex Marquez (Spain) Kalex 24 7. Lorenzo Baldassarri (Italy) Kalex 21 8. Luca Marini (Italy) Kalex 20 9. Simone Corsi (Italy) Spee

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.