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F1 in brave new world as Verstappen seeks repeat Austria triumph

The Dutch driver has delivered 3 wins and 8 podiums last year and is unfazed by the absence of spectators at the Red Bull Ring
SPIELBERG • Max ...

Time for a hockey goalie to step out of Kumar’s shadow

WITH S Kumar finally calling time on his career after nearly two decades, the time has come for one of the four hockey goalkeepers called up for national ...

Guardiola eyes ‘incredible’ season end despite EPL failure

LONDON • Pep Guardiola said Manchester City has “incredible things ahead” as he focuses on a trophy treble despite surrendering their Premier League crown ...

Tunisia women cyclists challenge gender norms

Tunisian Velorution, a bicycle school, has taught nearly 700 cyclists in the past 2 years, 97% of whom are women
TUNIS • Bicycling has made recent ...

Lisbon coronavirus spike leaves Champions League under threat again

LISBON • Nearly four months after it was suspended, UEFA’s plans to complete the Champions League in Portugal are once again under threat from the ...

Big-serving Murray upbeat as he plans for return

Former world No 1, who is set to return to action at the Washington Open, is planning to play both Grand Slam events
LONDON • Andy Murray said he is ...

Messi scores 700th goal against Atletico

The Argentine chips in a penalty to reach another astonishing milestone at Camp Nou
MADRID • Lionel Messi scored his 700th career goal, but Barcelona ...

Full-contact training to be proposed at ministers’ MCO meeting

A PROPOSAL on the resumption of full-contact training for team and combat sports will be tabled at the Ministers’ Special Meeting on the Implementation of ...

Get ready for a virtual Tour de France

This version will feature 6 stages of approximately 1 hour each over 3 weekends starting Saturday
By BLOOMBERG / Pic AFP PORTLAND • The organiser of ...

Reliability key in shortened F1 season, says Wolff

PARIS • Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said reliability will be “fundamental” in deciding who emerges on top in the shortened Formula One (F1) season, with less ...

Sixth US PGA Tour player tests positive for Covid-19

NEW YORK • American Chad Campbell (picture) is the sixth US PGA Tour player to test positive for Covid-19 as the tour heads into the fourth week of its ...

Liverpool can stay on top without big signings

Spending will not necessarily be easy or the right thing to do even if he has a significant war chest, says Klopp
LONDON • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp ...