Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton Wins as Mercedes Reel Off One-Two Finish

Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton Wins as Mercedes Reel Off One-Two Finish

Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton Wins as Mercedes Reel Off One-Two Finish Canadian : It was the three-time champion’s sixth victory at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve — where he claimed his maiden triumph in 2007 — as well as his third this season and the 56th of his career. Lewis Hamilton revived his bid for a fourth driver’s world title when he cruised to victory in the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. It was the three-time champion’s sixth victory at the Circuit Gilles…

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Holly Holm wins first fight since defeating Ronda Rousey with head-kick KO

Holly Holm wins first fight since defeating Ronda Rousey with head-kick KO Holly Holm ended a three-fight losing streak Saturday by knocking out Bethe Correia at 1:09 of the third round in Singapore. (Getty) It’s not often that a fighter on a three-fight, 18-month losing streak is a 5-to-1 favorite, but Holly Holm proved Saturday in Singapore during her fight with Bethe Correia that the oddsmakers knew what they were doing. Holm won her first bout since her memorable Nov. 14, 2015, knockout of then-unbeaten Ronda Rousey by catching Correia…

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Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Todd Pletcher

Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Todd Pletcher   NEW YORK — The road to the winner’s circle in the Belmont Stakes ran through the Kentucky Derby, even if the Derby and Preakness winners skipped the final leg of the Triple Crown. Tapwrit overtook favored Irish War Cry in the stretch to win by two lengths on Saturday, giving trainer Todd Pletcher his third career victory in the Belmont. He won in 2007 with filly Rags to Riches and in 2013 with Palace Malice. The first four finishers…

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Indy 500: Fernando Alonso retires after brilliant debut race as Takuma Sato wins

Indy 500: Fernando Alonso retires after brilliant debut race as Takuma Sato wins

Indy 500: Fernando Alonso retires after brilliant debut race as Takuma Sato wins Scott Dixon emerged unscathed after a huge crash Fernando* Alonso’s bid to win the Indy 500 at his first attempt came to a disappointing end as engine failure robbed him of a strong finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The McLaren F1 driver skipped the Monaco Grand Prix to contest the iconic oval race and led for a total of 27 laps before his Andretti Autosport Honda retired on lap 179 of 200. Ex-F1 driver Takuma Sato came…

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27-year-old man awaiting heart transplant wins Eurovision Song Contest

27-year-old man awaiting heart transplant wins Eurovision Song Contest

27-year-old man awaiting heart transplant wins Eurovision Song Contest KIEV: Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time ever early Sunday with a melancholy ballad performed by a singer who suffers from a serious heart condition. The fado-tinged song “Amar Pelos Dois” was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant. It scored a crushing victory, winning top marks both from the televoters and the countries´ professional juries. The black-clad singer took to a small separate stage for his minimalist performance of the song composed…

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Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel Wins Australian Grand Prix Ahead Of Lewis Hamilton

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton to win Melbourne Grand Prix

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel Wins Australian Grand Prix Ahead Of Lewis Hamilton Finally, it looks as if Formula One has a fight on its hands and after all the hope and expectation that has weighed heavily on the sport to fulfil with its reboot this year, Melbourne was a proper slug-fest between two of the biggest hitters of their generation; one that might yet be enjoyed all season long. F1 had set itself some ambitious targets and on the season’s opening weekend the race was a very palpable hit. Sebastian Vettel’s…

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Volta a Catalunya: Alejandro Valverde wins stage three, Geraint Thomas into third

Volta a Catalunya: Alejandro Valverde wins stage three, Geraint Thomas into third

Volta a Catalunya: Alejandro Valverde wins stage three, Geraint Thomas into third Valverde won the mountainous stage three in a little over five hours Spain’s Alejandro Valverde responded to losing the lead of the Volta a Catalunya because of a team penalty by winning the third stage on Wednesday. Valverde had topped the standings after Movistar won Tuesday’s time trial, only for officials to broaden an initial penalty to team-mate Jose Joaquin Rojas across the whole team. Valverde then outsprinted Ireland’s Daniel Martin to win stage three. He moves to…

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Cheltenham 2017 Buveur D’Air wins Champion Hurdle

Cheltenham 2017 Buveur D'Air wins Champion Hurdle

Cheltenham 2017 Buveur D’Air wins Champion Hurdle Second favourite Buveur D’Air, ridden by Noel Fehily, stormed to victory in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. The Nicky Henderson-trained six-year-old, a 5-1 shot, came home ahead of My Tent Or Yours (16-1) and Petit Mouchoir (6-1). It was Fehily’s second Champion Hurdle victory, and owner JP McManus’ 50th winner at Cheltenham. Yanworth – the 9-4 favourite – never settled and placed seventh. Henderson’s sixth winner makes him the most successful trainer in the history of the race, following successes with See You…

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European Indoor Athletics: Muir wins second gold, Philip takes 60m title

European Indoor Athletics: Muir wins second gold, Philip takes 60m title

European Indoor Athletics: Muir wins second gold, Philip takes 60m title Britain’s Laura Muir and Asha Philip won gold at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Belgrade. Muir, 23, gained her second gold of the championships with victory in the 3,000m on Sunday following her 1500m win the previous day. The Scot eased away from the rest of the field to break the championship record in eight minutes 35.68 seconds. Philip, 26, set a new British record to win the women’s 60m final in a time of 7.06 seconds. “I…

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Formula E: Sebastien Buemi scores historic hat-trick of wins

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Formula E: Sebastien Buemi scores historic hat-trick of wins Another ePrix, another victory for Sebastien Buemi. The Renault eDams driver made it three wins out of three for the 2016/17 season at the Buenos Aires ePrix with another impressive drive at the Puerto Madero Street Circuit on Saturday. The reigning world champion led for the majority of the 37-lap race after starting third on the grid behind pole sitter Lucas di Grassi — a first for the ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport driver — and Techeetah’s Jean-Eric Vergne. Vergne seized the…

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