Month: July 2018

Formula 1 – Renault F1 technical chief Bell moves into advisory role

Formula 1 – Renault F1 technical chief Bell moves into advisory role

Renault Formula 1 chief technical officer Bob Bell will step down from his current role to become the team’s technical advisor.  Bell, who has played a key role in Renault’s progress in the last few years since returning to F1 as a full blown works squad, will take up his new position on a part-time…

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NASCAR – Toyota drivers sweep race weekend

NASCAR – Toyota drivers sweep race weekend

Toyota swept the NASCAR race weekend. Kyle Busch won the Truck and Cup Series races at Pocono while Christopher Bell won the Xfinity Series race at Iowa. Toyota dominated this past NASCAR race weekend. For the first time since the opening weekend at Daytona, a single manufacturer won all three races across NASCAR’s three major series.…

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Soccer – Transfer news: Howedes joins Lokomotiv Moscow after failed Juventus loan

Soccer – Transfer news: Howedes joins Lokomotiv Moscow after failed Juventus loan

The Russian Premier League side have signed the defender from Schalke after injuries blighted his season in Italy World Cup winner Benedikt Howedes has agreed a four-year contract with Russian champions Lokomotiv Moscow, ending his long association with Schalke. The Germany international started all of his country’s matches as Joachim Low’s men triumphed in Brazil at the…

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Soccer – Barcelona eyeing Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet as Jasper Cillessen replacement

Soccer – Barcelona eyeing Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet as Jasper Cillessen replacement

Sky Sports News have this evening backed the claims that La Liga champions Barcelona are interested in the signing of Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet. Difficult stint Mignolet, 30, has been on the books of Liverpool since 2013, when the Belgian made the move to Anfield from Sunderland for a fee of £9 million. However,…

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Formula 1 – Martin Brundle: Formula 1 signs off in style for its summer holidays

Formula 1 – Martin Brundle: Formula 1 signs off in style for its summer holidays

The Hungarian Grand Prix was nearly a great race, but nonetheless entertaining and significant. It was certainly a great eight days for Mercedes-Benz in general and Lewis Hamilton in particular as he took a maximum 50 points against a slightly faster Ferrari. Rain played a part in both victories. In Germany, of course, it was…

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NASCAR – Post-qualifying inspections under question after failures at Pocono Raceway

NASCAR – Post-qualifying inspections under question after failures at Pocono Raceway

10:03 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports NASCAR didn’t like what it saw Saturday night at Pocono Raceway but will wait and see how teams react before it reacts with any new rules after nearly a third of its teams…

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Soccer – Arsenal legend Thierry Henry in talks over Egypt managerial role

Soccer – Arsenal legend Thierry Henry in talks over Egypt managerial role

The former France international is weighing up an offer from the Egyptian FA after the African side lost all three matches at the World Cup Thierry Henry has been offered the Egypt national team head coaching position, according to player agent Nader El-Sayed.  Henry was an assistant to Belgium boss Roberto Martinez at the World Cup…

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Soccer – Hope for Chelsea? Di Marzio confirms Gonzalo Higuain is ‘not happy’ with terms of AC Milan deal

Soccer – Hope for Chelsea? Di Marzio confirms Gonzalo Higuain is ‘not happy’ with terms of AC Milan deal

As per a report from the reliable Gianluca Di Marzio this evening, Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain’s move to AC Milan is not as close to completion as was previously thought. Prolific Higuain, 30, has been on the books of the Bianconeri since the summer of 2016, when he made the move to Turin from…

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Formula 2 – Giovinazzi smashes Vettel’s record to top first Hungary F1 test day

Formula 2 – Giovinazzi smashes Vettel’s record to top first Hungary F1 test day

Antonio Giovinazzi lapped more than half a second quicker than Sebastian Vettel’s official circuit record as he used hypersoft tyres to comfortably top day one of Formula 1’s Hungaroring test. The Italian registered an impressive day behind the wheel of the SF71H by building on his morning benchmark with impressive afternoon times, initially on the…

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NASCAR – Drivers added to Wild Adventures NASCAR event | Local News

NASCAR – Drivers added to Wild Adventures NASCAR event | Local News

VALDOSTA – Two NASCAR legends will make special appearances during Coca-Cola Racing Weekend, Aug. 25, 26, at Wild Adventures Theme Park. “Coca-Cola Racing Weekend is a new event to Wild Adventures, and we are thrilled to kick it off this year with two of NASCAR’s most well-known and accomplished drivers,” said Patrick Pearson, marketing director.…

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Soccer – ‘Jean-Philippe Gbamin will stay!’ – Mainz 05 reject record bid for Ivorian defender

Soccer – ‘Jean-Philippe Gbamin will stay!’ – Mainz 05 reject record bid for Ivorian defender

According to the club’s sporting director, the Cote d’Ivoire defender is not for sale Mainz 05 have no intention of selling Jean-Philippe Gbamin despite confirming a record offer, says sporting director Rouven Schroeder. The bid is believed to eclipse the €26 million received from Borussia Dortmund for Abdou Diallo earlier this summer, and it is…

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Soccer – Everton express interest in Russian World Cup star Denis Cheryshev

Soccer – Everton express interest in Russian World Cup star Denis Cheryshev

As per a report from Spanish outlet Marca, Premier League outfit Everton are interested in the signing of Villarreal winger Denis Cheryshev. Struggles Cheryshev, a 27-year-old attacker who generally plies his trade on the left, has been on the books of Villarreal since 2016, when he made the move to the Estadio de la Cerámica…

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Formula 1 – F1: Giovinazzi leads 1st morning of Hungary F1 test for Ferrari 

Formula 1 – F1: Giovinazzi leads 1st morning of Hungary F1 test for Ferrari 

Antonio Giovinazzi topped the morning session on the first day of running at the second in-season Formula 1 test of 2018 in Hungary.  The Ferrari protege posted a best time of 1m19.648s on Soft tyres and completed 66 laps of running around the Hungaroring in the Scuderia’s 2018 challenger, before he takes over testing duties for…

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NASCAR – NASCAR driver honors the Capitals’ Stanley Cup win with a customized helmet

NASCAR – NASCAR driver honors the Capitals’ Stanley Cup win with a customized helmet

The dog days of summer are officially here, but it’s never too hot to talk some hockey. Capitals Insider Tarik El-Bashir and Capitals correspondent JJ Regan are here to help you through the offseason doldrums. They will discuss key questions facing the Caps for the upcoming season as Washington prepares to defend its title for…

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Soccer – Liverpool cannot replace Philippe Coutinho since Barcelona move – Jurgen Klopp

Soccer – Liverpool cannot replace Philippe Coutinho since Barcelona move – Jurgen Klopp

The Reds boss is glad none of his recent signings will have to operate with the pressure of being the Brazilian’s direct replacement Jurgen Klopp insists seeking a like-for-like replacement for Philippe Coutinho was never part of Liverpool’s transfer plans this close-season because such a player does not exist. Coutinho joined Barcelona in a blockbusting…

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Formula 1 – Charles Leclerc talks about of Formula 1 ambitions

Formula 1 – Charles Leclerc talks about of Formula 1 ambitions

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — When Charles Leclerc retired moments after the start of Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix, it was hard to picture him as Formula One’s rising star. But Leclerc, in his debut season with Sauber after progressing through the prestigious Ferrari academy, is touted as a future F1 champion. So is Max Verstappen, who…

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NASCAR – TV Ratings: IndyCar, NHRA trend up; NASCAR leads weekend

NASCAR – TV Ratings: IndyCar, NHRA trend up; NASCAR leads weekend

Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race from Pocono was the weekend’s most watched sporting event. The Gander Outdoors 400 drew a 1.72 and averaged 2.75 million viewers on NBCSN, which was down from 2017, when the race drew a 2.17 and averaged 3.67 million viewers. Saturday’s Cup qualifying session drew a 0.39/615,000 on NBCSN,…

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Soccer – Watch and bet on Fernando Torres, Andres Iniesta and Lukas Podolski in the J-League

Soccer – Watch and bet on Fernando Torres, Andres Iniesta and Lukas Podolski in the J-League

Japan’s top flight boasts two more household names after the Spanish pair sealed moves to the Far East and every J-League game is available to watch With the World Cup over and the new European domestic season still not underway, there will be plenty of interest in the J-League due to two high-profile arrivals. Luckily,…

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