Month: September 2018

Soccer – Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp unsure if Daniel Sturridge can last ‘high intensity’ 90 minutes

Soccer – Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp unsure if Daniel Sturridge can last ‘high intensity’ 90 minutes

The England forward netted a fine goal to secure a draw over Chelsea but the Liverpool boss still has doubts over whether he can complete 90 minutes Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is still not convinced striker Daniel Sturridge can last a “high intensity” 90 minutes despite the forward enjoying a rebirth on Merseyside. The 29-year-old’s…

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Formula 1 – Lewis Hamilton didn’t want Mercedes team orders in Russian GP – F1

Formula 1 – Lewis Hamilton didn’t want Mercedes team orders in Russian GP – F1

Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton says he never asked for, and never wanted, the use of team orders in the Russian Grand Prix to help him win the race. The Mercedes driver was gifted victory at Sochi on Sunday after team-mate Valtteri Bottas was ordered to move aside for him. The move left Hamilton…

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Soccer – Maurizio Sarri: I like David Luiz as a player and a man, he is becoming a Chelsea protagonist again

Soccer – Maurizio Sarri: I like David Luiz as a player and a man, he is becoming a Chelsea protagonist again

The Blues defender was considering leaving Stamford Bridge over the summer but he is now back in a prominent role after the club changed managers Maurizio Sarri says he likes David Luiz’s direct style of communciation and that he is picking up the new style of football quicker than anyone, as he brings him back…

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Formula 1 – F1: How Mercedes and Ferrari’s tech updates spark 2008 memories

Formula 1 – F1: How Mercedes and Ferrari’s tech updates spark 2008 memories

Just when we thought things were winding down on the technical front for 2018, the two Formula 1 title protagonists unveiled a series of bold upgrades to their cars for Sochi. Their technical duel resembles that of McLaren and Ferrari’s 2008 development battle, which ultimately cost them both dearly in 2009 following a complete overhaul…

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NASCAR – What are the ‘turtles’ NASCAR drivers are running over at Charlotte roval?

NASCAR – What are the ‘turtles’ NASCAR drivers are running over at Charlotte roval?

CONCORD, North Carolina — If you’ve kept an eye on any of the coverage going into Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, you’ve probably heard people talking about “turtles” and drivers running over them. No, drivers are not plowing down real live turtles, but we’ll explain. First, this is not an average…

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Soccer – Eden Hazard contract: Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri working to convince Belgium international

Soccer – Eden Hazard contract: Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri working to convince Belgium international

The Blues have some important contract renewals coming up and they are working hard to win over the Belgian winger and the World Cup winner Chelsea believe Maurizio Sarri’s management style, relaxed approach and valuation of the club could prove to be instrumental in their attempts to convince Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante to sign…

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Formula 1 – BBC Radio 5 live – Chequered Flag Formula 1, Russian Grand Prix Review

Formula 1 – BBC Radio 5 live – Chequered Flag Formula 1, Russian Grand Prix Review

Lewis Hamilton took victory in the Russian Grand Prix to extended his lead in the world drivers’ championship to 50 points over Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. 5 Live Formula 1 commentator Jack Nicholls, and former Renault driver Jolyon Palmer, dissect Hamilton’s on-track battle with title rival Vettel, plus the team orders employed by Mercedes.

Soccer – England news: Joe Hart told to forget about international recall

Soccer – England news: Joe Hart told to forget about international recall

The 31-year-old impressed in Burnley’s 2-1 win at Cardiff City on Sunday, but Warnock thinks he should ignore thoughts of an England recall. Joe Hart has been told to forget about earning a recall to the England squad despite producing a man-of-the-match display as Burnley beat Cardiff City in the Premier League. The Clarets claimed…

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Formula 2 – Hamilton Wins 2018 Russian Grand Prix, Nears Fifth Formula One Title

Formula 2 – Hamilton Wins 2018 Russian Grand Prix, Nears Fifth Formula One Title

Lewis Hamilton closed in on his fifth Formula One title with victory in the Russian Grand Prix on September 30. Hamilton was first in Russia’s Black Sea resort city of Sochi after his teammate, Valtteri Bottas from Finland, pulled over to let the British driver pass. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel completed the podium in third. Hamilton…

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Soccer – Ligue 1 news: Crowd trouble mars Montpellier-Nimes match

Soccer – Ligue 1 news: Crowd trouble mars Montpellier-Nimes match

Proceedings were halted for 20 minutes due to clashes between supporters and the police during a bad-tempered derby, the first since 1993 A Ligue 1 match between Montpellier and Nimes was stopped due to crowd trouble on Sunday. Both clubs are based in the south of France and are bitter rivals. This was the first league…

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Formula 1 – F1: Daniil Kvyat spent year out focusing on finding ‘good mental window’

Formula 1 – F1: Daniil Kvyat spent year out focusing on finding ‘good mental window’

Daniil Kvyat says that he spent his year away from racing in Formula 1 focusing on his mental state after a turbulent couple of years with Red Bull and Toro Rosso, and is confident of impressing when he returns to a seat in 2019. Having been demoted from Red Bull’s senior team one year earlier,…

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Soccer – Steven Gerrard explains what Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side are missing

Soccer – Steven Gerrard explains what Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side are missing

By Keith Jones Last Updated: September 30, 2018 9:36 pm Liverpool lack experience Steven Gerrard has claimed the only thing Liverpool lack this season is experience. After a great summer in terms of recruitment, Jurgen Klopp’s men are one of the favourites for the title. Now, Gerrard has noted the team…

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Formula 2 – Magny-Cours World Supersport: India’s NRT team wins again

Formula 2 – Magny-Cours World Supersport: India’s NRT team wins again

NRT’s championship challenge was somewhat derailed after Cluzel was taken out by Sandro Cortese in Portugal, but the Indian outfit made amends for that at former Formula 1 venue Magny-Cours today. Cluzel qualified third on the grid and immediately shot passed Lucas Mahias and Federico Caricasulo to assume the lead. For the first half of…

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