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    Race tragedy
    23 October 2011 12:36
    The Malaysian MotoGP has been called off after one lap Sunday after Italian Marco Simoncelli was killed in an accident involving Valentino Rossi of Italy and American Colin Edwards.


    Simoncelli lost control of his Honda at turn 11, but his bike regained partial grip and pulled him...

    Vettel wins in Korea
    16 October 2011 12:22

     Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won the Korean Grand Prix on Sunday and the team clinched the Formula One constructors' championship.

    Vettel, who started from second on the grid, passed pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton on the first lap and dominated the 55-lap race before crossing the...

    Title glory for Vettel
    10 October 2011 09:42
    TOKYO - Sebastian Vettel has become the youngest back-to-back and double world champion in Formula One history.
    It was not with the glory he had hoped for with a victory in the Japanese Grand Prix as that honour went to McLaren's Jenson Button, the in-form Briton taking the chequered flag for...
    Easy day for favourites
    02 September 2011 10:32
    DAEGU - Defending champion Phillips Idowu cruised into the triple jump final at the World Championships in Daegu as Usain Bolt returned to the track in trademark fashion.
    Idowu jumped 17.17 metres in the first round of qualifying, seven centimetres further than the automatic qualifying mark, to...
    Wiggins stays in front
    02 September 2011 10:31
    MADRID - Bradley Wiggins maintained his seven-second lead over Team Sky team-mate and British rival Chris Froome as both riders finished safely in the peloton in the 12th stage of the Vuelta a Espana.
    Wiggins and Froome trailed behind the stage winner, Slovakian sprinter Peter Sagan, who took...
    Silver for Britain's Ennis
    31 August 2011 09:25
    DAEGU - The second of Britain's great hopes for World Championship gold had to settle for silver on Tuesday as Jessica Ennis failed to retain her heptathlon title in Daegu.
    Two days after Mo Farah was narrowly beaten in the 10,000metres, Ennis saw her unbeaten run come to an end as Russia's...
    Paralympian remains critical
    18 August 2011 10:21
    LONDON – A gold medal-winning Paralympic cyclist is in a critical condition after a hit-and-run incident with a van.
    Simon Richardson, who won two gold medals and a silver at the 2008 Beijing Games, was cycling near Bridgend yesterday morning when he was apparently struck by a white van and...
    Cycling to be altered
    16 August 2011 09:49
    LONDON - Olympic organisers have admitted they may change aspects of the road cycling race at next year's Games after last weekend's test event left some parts of the capital gridlocked.
    Some Londoners reacted with fury on Sunday when roads in the capital had to be shut to allow the 87-mile...
    Turkey Oympic bid
    13 August 2011 12:16
    ANKARA  — A Turkish official says Istanbul will bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.


    The official from Turkey's Olympic committee says Turkish Prime Minister will formally announce Istanbul's bid later on Saturday. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not...

    Bust-up duo banned
    05 August 2011 10:38
    MONACO - French middle-distance runners Mehdi Baala and Mahiedine Mekhissi Benabbad have been handed 10-month international bans for their extraordinary recent bust-up in Monaco.
    The pair came to blows after finishing ninth and 11th respectively in the 1,500m at July 22's Diamond League meeting,...
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