Mercedes have hit back at claims of foul play by insisting “anyone with an ounce of intelligence” knows they would not sabotage Lewis Hamilton’s car.
Not one person managed to call all six games correctly in last week’s edition of our Pick Six contest, but this is not the time to feel downhearted.
Jenson Button views the Formula One title race with the wistful gaze of the non-contender. He is in 15th place with 19 points, 269 behind the leader, Nico Rosberg. He was a champion once, in 2009, and with 300 races behind him his opinion is meaningful as Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton do battle over the final races of the season, starting with Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.
Ben McAdoo, the first-year head coach of the New York Giants, made a brief statement and took several questions from reporters after his team practised on Wednesday. The first nine questions happened to be about the Green Bay Packers, Sunday’s opponent. McAdoo was a Packers’ assistant for eight seasons, the last two as a coach for quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Formula One’s ruling body, the FIA, and its dominant team, Mercedes, were both left red-faced here on Thursday when the world champion, Lewis Hamilton, made a mockery of the official drivers’ press conference before Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.
Dallas police investigating who shot Aqib Talib in Dallas this summer believe they’ve found the culprit: and he’s called Aqib Talib.
UFC middleweight Josh Samman has died at the age of 28 after spending nearly a week in a coma at a Florida hospital, officials have confirmed.
All Blacks star Aaron Smith has been sent home from South Africa after “breaching team standards regarding behaviour” after he was seen walking into a disabled toilet cubicle with a “female friend” at Christchurch Airport.
West Ham United are reportedly interested in Chelsea duo Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Dominic Solanke.
Chelsea are interested in Milan Badelj, but should Manchester United make a move?
Everton and Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly joined the queue of clubs keen on the Bosnian.
The former Leeds defender is currently out on loan at Wigan Athletic.
Football Manager 2017's predicted England squad for the 2022 World Cup contains current Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham and Leeds United players.
The Italian teenager, born in Kent, was on loan from Roma.
Andrea Radrizzani has hinted that he is close to taking over at Leeds United.
The Charlton Athletic player has long been linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur.
The Aston Villa keeper has been linked with a return to Italy.
West Bromwich Albion first-team coach Gerry Francis has spent a large bulk of his footballing career at Queens Park Rangers.
There was a time in the not-so-distant past when Matthew Fitzpatrick’s career choices were questioned. How the 22-year-old from Sheffield, who has now returned three European Tour wins inside only 13 months, has enjoyed the last laugh.
Stuart Broad will wear a protective boot on his injured right foot once the fifth day in Visakhapatnam has been completed and while the third Test in Mohali starting on Saturday may come too soon for the fast bowler, he remains confident of returning to full fitness and seeing out the remainder of the five-match series.
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic meet for the 35th time on Sunday in a match loaded with more significance than even some of their many contests for majors: the championship of each other, as someone once described the trilogy of world heavyweight title fights between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.