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

Formula E

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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