Month: June 2018

Formula 1 – Ricciardo: I should’ve raised Austria qualifying tow worry sooner – F1

Formula 1 – Ricciardo: I should’ve raised Austria qualifying tow worry sooner – F1

Daniel Ricciardo admits he should have raised his concerns about the Red Bull Formula 1 team’s Austrian Grand Prix qualifying plan before the session, after his disagreement with Max Verstappen. Ricciardo slowed on track and tried to get Verstappen to overtake him in Q3 as he felt it was unfair that he did not get…

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Soccer – Spain vs Russia: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

Soccer – Spain vs Russia: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

Russia will be looking to bounce back from defeat to Uruguay, while 2010 champions Spain will aim to finally hit their stride with a comfortable win Host nation Russia will be looking to bounce back from their 3-0 loss to Uruguay when they face 2010 champions Spain in the last 16 tie at the Luzhniki Stadium…

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MotoGP – Dutch MotoGP: Rossi salvages front row after FP4 tumble

MotoGP – Dutch MotoGP: Rossi salvages front row after FP4 tumble

Valentino Rossi was relieved to clinch a front row start for the Dutch MotoGP following his fast fall in FP4 at Assen. Rossi lost the front in the final free practice session but recovered in qualifying to go third fastest on the Movistar Yamaha, only 0.059s behind pole man Marc Marquez. The Italian rider achieved…

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Formula 1 – F1 2018: F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Qualifying Results | Results

Formula 1 – F1 2018: F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Qualifying Results | Results

Full qualifying results for the Austrian Grand Prix, the ninth round of the 2018 F1 season at the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix – Full qualifying classification Q3 1. Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 1m 03.130s 2. Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 1m 03.149s 3. Sebastian…

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Soccer – World Cup: Uruguay 2 Portugal 1

Soccer – World Cup: Uruguay 2 Portugal 1

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were knocked out of the World Cup on the same day, but Uruguay will rue Edinson Cavani’s injury. Edinson Cavani’s double earned Uruguay a 2-1 win over Portugal and a World Cup quarter-final against France, with a tearful Cristiano Ronaldo knocked out on the same day as his rival Lionel…

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MotoGP – MotoGP, Rins: “I don’t want to let Marquez get away in the race”

MotoGP – MotoGP, Rins: “I don’t want to let Marquez get away in the race”

While Friday at Assen saw the spotlight shine on Andrea Iannone, today the baton is passed to Alex Rins. In Saturday’s qualifying the Spaniard proves to be the quickest Suzuki rider, scoring a fifth place finish, just 0.142 of a second from the front. “I’m really pleased because we’ve had a productive day. Right from yesterday, I knew…

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Soccer – Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani rates his chances of playing vs France

Soccer – Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani rates his chances of playing vs France

Uruguay vs France The first quarter-final at the 2018 World Cup has been lined up. Uruguay will take on France after both nations won their last-16 ties on Saturday by one goal margins. France saw off the challenge of Argentina with a 4-3 win. The scoreline slightly flattered the South Americans. In the evening…

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MotoGP – Dutch MotoGP: Qualifying strategy worked a treat, says Crutchlow

MotoGP – Dutch MotoGP: Qualifying strategy worked a treat, says Crutchlow

Britain’s Cal Crutchlow says his strategy worked perfectly in final qualifying for the Dutch MotoGP as the LCR Honda rider finished second fastest behind Marc Marquez at Assen. Crutchlow secured his first front row start since taking pole at Jerez to complete a one-two for Honda at a circuit normally regarded as a Yamaha track.…

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Soccer – Edinson Cavani injury news: Uruguay striker hurt against Portugal and is helped off by Cristiano Ronaldo at World Cup 2018

Soccer – Edinson Cavani injury news: Uruguay striker hurt against Portugal and is helped off by Cristiano Ronaldo at World Cup 2018

The star forward had already bagged a brace for Uruguay but was forced out of the action in the second half in Sochi Uruguay’s star forward Edinson Cavani was forced off in his team’s last-16 match against Portugal in the second half with a leg injury.  The Paris Saint-Germain striker had already bagged a brace…

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Soccer – Everyone makes the same jokes

Soccer – Everyone makes the same jokes

Argentina & Portugal It was another incredible day of football at the 2018 World Cup. Is this the best World Cup in living memory? France started the last-16 action with a stunning 4-3 win over Argentina. The scoreline slightly flattered Argentina, as they were largely outplayed in the match. Kylian Mbappe stole all the…

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Soccer – ‘It’s not going to go to Lionel Messi’ – Luka Modric backed by Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic to take Golden Ball from Argentina star

Soccer – ‘It’s not going to go to Lionel Messi’ – Luka Modric backed by Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic to take Golden Ball from Argentina star

Zlatko Dalic hopes Croatia’s talismanic playmaker can do enough at World Cup 2018 to inherit a prestigious individual prize from a Barcelona icon Zlatko Dalic hopes Luka Modric will be named the best player at the 2018 World Cup as it will mean Croatia have done something “significant” in Russia. Modric has been widely praised…

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Soccer – Chelsea’s timetable to appoint Maurizio Sarri revealed

Soccer – Chelsea’s timetable to appoint Maurizio Sarri revealed

Chelsea & Maurizio Sarri Is this the week which will finally see Maurizio Sarri join Chelsea? For the best part of a year, speculation has been rife about Antonio Conte’s ongoing stay at Chelsea. Conte remains the Chelsea manager. But according to the Telegraph’s Matt Law on Saturday, not for long. Maurizio Sarri is…

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MotoGP – Assen MotoGP: Dovizioso: We have our card to play | News

MotoGP – Assen MotoGP: Dovizioso: We have our card to play | News

On Friday at the Dutch MotoGP, Andrea Dovizioso spoke about wanting to improve the partnership between his riding style and the GP18, in the aftermath of back-to-back wins for team-mate Jorge Lorenzo. The Italian felt he needed to adapt following changes to the bike, including the wing fairing, and tyres for 2018. “It’s working on the…

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Soccer – World Cup 2018: ‘Stupid Michy Batshuayi hit post for extra followers’ – Dries Mertens taunts Belgium team-mate over unfortunate celebration

Soccer – World Cup 2018: ‘Stupid Michy Batshuayi hit post for extra followers’ – Dries Mertens taunts Belgium team-mate over unfortunate celebration

After seeing the Chelsea striker embarrass himself at Russia 2018, Red Devils colleagues have taken great joy in revelling in his misfortune Dries Mertens has joked that Belgium team-mate Michy Batshuayi is a “stupid guy” and suggested he smashed the ball into his own face to gain more social media followers.  Batshuayi went viral after…

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