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Rowing - Surgery puts Tokyo 2020 into fresh focus for champion Satch

21 Mar 2019

LONDON Heart surgery and then a shoulder operation came as "a bit of a kick in the teeth" for 2016 Olympic champion rower Will Satch last year but time off the water has provided fresh focus for the hard slog towards next year's Tokyo Games.

Sponsor hails Netflix F1 series as big boost for the sport

19 Mar 2019

LONDON Netflix's behind-the-scenes 'Drive to Survive' Formula One documentary has been a huge success that could change the way broadcasters engage with audiences, one of the sport's top sponsors said on Tuesday.

Women's sport needs more women to tell the story, says Asher-Smith

19 Mar 2019

LONDON British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, a triple European gold medallist, would like to raise the profile of female athletes and believes the best way of doing that is to have more women telling the story.

Bottas and Honda are back, but Ferrari go missing

18 Mar 2019

LONDON A damaged car accounted for some of Lewis Hamilton's lack of relative pace in Formula One's Australian season-opener but the Briton can have no doubt that his winning Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas is a man on a mission.

Fastest lap point helps Bottas make F1 history

17 Mar 2019

LONDON Valtteri Bottas won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix for Mercedes with the fastest lap on Sunday and in the process achieved a Formula One first, while also ignoring team instructions to play safe.

Fastest lap point helps Bottas make F1 history

17 Mar 2019

LONDON Valtteri Bottas won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix for Mercedes with the fastest lap on Sunday and in the process achieved a Formula One first, while also ignoring team instructions to play safe.

Motor racing-Fastest lap point helps Bottas make F1 history

17 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 17 Valtteri Bottas won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix for Mercedes with the fastest lap on Sunday and in the process achieved a Formula One first.

Whiting leaves impossible shoes to fill, says Ecclestone

14 Mar 2019

LONDON The sudden death of Formula One race director Charlie Whiting is a huge blow for the sport and leaves impossible shoes to fill, Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday as tributes flowed in.

Motor racing - Team boss Susie is first Wolff with a win in 2019

14 Mar 2019

LONDON In a marriage of motor racing team principals, Susie Wolff can say for the first time that she is a winner and one up on husband Toto for the season -- until the weekend at least.

Formula One approves point for fastest lap

11 Mar 2019

LONDON Formula One is changing its scoring system to award a point to the driver who sets the fastest race lap, starting from this weekend's season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

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