• September 21, 2021

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Kelsey Mitchell cycles to gold for Canada’s 24th medal of Tokyo Olympics

Kelsey Mitchell cycles to gold for Canada’s 24th medal of Tokyo Olympics

Track cyclist Kelsey Mitchell put an exclamation mark on Canada’s Olympics. The Sherwood Park, Alta., native won gold in the sprint event on Sunday in Tokyo, earning the country’s 24th medal of these Games. “My dream was…

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Vettel reprimanded for failing to remove t-shirt at Hungarian GP

Vettel reprimanded for failing to remove t-shirt at Hungarian GP

Sebastian Vettel has been reprimanded for wearing a rainbow-coloured t-shirt with the words “Same Love” on it during the national anthem ceremony ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix. Vettel wore the t-shirt in order to…

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Canada’s Kylie Masse surges to silver in Olympic 100m backstroke

Canada’s Kylie Masse surges to silver in Olympic 100m backstroke

Swimmer Kylie Masse is Canada’s latest medalist in the pool. The Lasalle, Ont., native narrowly missed the gold medal in the women’s 100-metre backstroke, earning a well deserved silver on Tuesday in Tokyo. A close…

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Max Verstappen is starting to look unstoppable

Max Verstappen is starting to look unstoppable

Had it not been for a Pirelli tire failure at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix earlier this month, Max Verstappen would have won four races in a row and would be leading the championship by at…

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De Grasse aims to carry over fast start to season in latest 100-metre race

De Grasse aims to carry over fast start to season in latest 100-metre race

Andre De Grasse would be the first to say an explosive start in the 100 metres hasn’t been his greatest strength in a successful sprint career, and hours spent poring over race footage during the pandemic…

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Atletico Madrid lose to Athletic Bilbao to leave La Liga race wide open

Atletico Madrid lose to Athletic Bilbao to leave La Liga race wide open

La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid’s title bid was de-railed again as they were defeated 2-1 at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday, offering Barcelona the opportunity to go top of the table next week. Alex Berenguer put the hosts ahead in the…

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Fernando Alonso: No excuses, I need to be better

Fernando Alonso: No excuses, I need to be better

Fernando Alonso has stated there is no excuse for his performance at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. Alonso crashed on his way to the grid before the race, sliding off a wet track and damaging…

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McLaren fires up new Mercedes engine for first time

McLaren fires up new Mercedes engine for first time

McLaren has fired up its new Mercedes Formula One engine for the first time. McLaren and Mercedes have rekindled their former partnership for 2021 and beyond. McLaren ran Renault engines from 2018 until last year.…

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Kripps, Stones earn back-to-back bobsleigh bronze, leading Canadian 4-man crew

Kripps, Stones earn back-to-back bobsleigh bronze, leading Canadian 4-man crew

Canada’s Justin Kripps and Cam Stones picked up their second bronze medals at the World Cup stop in St. Moritz, while German sleds swept the gold medals in Sunday’s races. Francesco Friedrich earned gold in…

Laporta leading way as list of Barcelona presidential candidates reduced to four

The race to become the next Barcelona president has been whittled down to just four candidates, with Joan Laporta leading the way with more support than his three rivals put together. Monday marked the deadline for the…

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Canadian Ben Flanagan’s win in half marathon debut a boost to Olympic pursuit

Canadian Ben Flanagan’s win in half marathon debut a boost to Olympic pursuit

Ben Flanagan couldn’t think of a better time for his half marathon debut. With limited opportunities to race due to the coronavirus pandemic, a fall event fit within his schedule and current training with Reebok…

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Saudi Arabia confirms F1 night race for 2021

Saudi Arabia confirms F1 night race for 2021

Saudi Arabia will host a Formula One Grand Prix in November next year after confirmation of plans to hold a night race on the streets of Jeddah. The Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation said the…

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Hamilton wins Belgian Grand prix

Hamilton wins Belgian Grand prix

Lewis Hamilton led from start to end at the Belgian Grand Prix to clinch his 89th career victory and move two behind Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record on Sunday. The world champion was untroubled from pole position, beating his Mercedes teammate…

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British GP proved Mercedes isn’t unbeatable

British GP proved Mercedes isn’t unbeatable

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff considers the double tyre failure it suffered at the British Grand Prix proves why it is wrong to assume his team will walk away with the 2020 championship. Lewis Hamilton managed…

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Sirotkin named as Renault reserve driver

Sirotkin named as Renault reserve driver

Former Williams driver Sergey Sirotkin will extend his stay at Renault, after the French manufacturer handed him reserve driver duties for the 2020 Formula 1 season. The Russian held the role with the team in…

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Vettel expects tight margins at Austria double

Vettel expects tight margins at Austria double

Sebastian Vettel believes the back-to-back races in Austria at the beginning of the Formula One season will be decided on slim margins and his Ferrari team will need to fine-tune their racing plan to stay…

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Singapore, Baku and Shizuka races canceled

Singapore, Baku and Shizuka races canceled

Races in Singapore, Azerbaijan and Japan will not take place this year, Formula One has confirmed as it continues to target a schedule of between 15 and 18 events. The Singapore and Azerbaijan Grands Prix…

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Dutch GP officially cancelled for 2020

Dutch GP officially cancelled for 2020

The return of the Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix has been officially cancelled for 2020, with the first race at the revived Zandvoort circuit postponed until 2021. The statement confirms initial reports which noted the race…

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IndyCar to open May with virtual IMS race

IndyCar to open May with virtual IMS race

The Month of May will start and the INDYCAR iRacing Challenge will end on the most famous start-finish line in global motorsports – the Yard of Bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The last of…

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British GP will be spectator-free if it takes place

British GP will be spectator-free if it takes place

Silverstone has confirmed the British Grand Prix will be behind closed doors if it goes ahead this year, while French Grand Prix organisers reported the race has been cancelled. Due to the ongoing disruption caused…