French clubs have gained a reputation for treating the Heineken Cup, or H Cup as it is known across the Channel, with a mixture of indifference and disdain, a tournament with an Anglo-Saxon disciplinary system that messes up the Top 14 schedule. Toulon, however, are taking it seriously.
For McLaren, the past two weeks have been difficult, perhaps even traumatic, in that – for all the attention to detail in Formula One – this is a team that prides itself on ensuring every aspect of racing, on and off the track, is maintained and managed to the highest level. It is part of what makes McLaren McLaren.
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It was billed, simply, as The Fight.
Jason Torquato expects very much a transitional year for the Phoenix Suns.
Last year the Thunder came close, but lost out in an epic series with Miami Heat in the NBA Championship Finals. What lies ahead?
The Hornets took the number one draft pick, but will it be enough to avoid a losing season?
With All Star Kevin Love the key man, the Timberwolves will hope their new additions plus the returning Rubio can help them into the playoffs.
It will be a tough call for the Grizzlies this year to top fourth in the West, which would mean an even more unfavourable playoff spot.
Nico Rosberg took out his frustrations on the track here on Friday, when he set the fastest time in the afternoon practice session as he warmed up for Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix.
The bibulous lunches and fearless gambles which gave Sir Peter O’Sullevan so much pleasure have been recalled at a memorial service for the much-admired horse racing commentator, who died in July.