Day: June 23, 2018

Lewis Hamilton relieved but puzzled with French GP pole position

Lewis Hamilton expressed his relief and puzzlement after claiming pole position for Sunday’s French GP. After topping both of Friday’s practice sessions and dominating proceedings at the start of qualifying, Hamilton secured pole by less than a tenth of a second ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Sunday’s French GP starts at 3.10pm and is […]

Nottingham Forest sign Gil Bastiao Dias from Monaco

Nottingham Forest have signed winger Gil Bastiao Dias on a season-long loan from AS Monaco. He becomes the club’s fourth signing of the summer, after the arrivals of Michael Dawson, record-signing Joao Carvalho and Diogo Goncalves. Dias, who has also been part of Portugal’s U21 squad, spent last season on loan at Fiorentina, making 28 […]

England back on track after Springbok win, says Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones thinks England’s historic win in Cape Town is the ‘kick-start’ his team needs. England’s five-Test losing run came to an end as Owen Farrell marked his first win as captain by kicking six penalties in a 25-10 victory over South Africa at Newlands. The series had already been surrendered following defeats in Johannesburg […]

Rory McIlroy’s opening tee shot delayed by stubborn squirrel!

1:29 Rory McIlroy's opening tee shot on day three of the Travelers Championship is delayed by the impromptu arrival of an inquisitive squirrel. Rory McIlroy was all set to get his third round underway at the Travelers Championship, but he was interrupted in bizarre circumstances on the first tee. McIlroy had just been announced on […]

French GP: George Russell wins F2 Feature Race

11:40 Highlights of Race 1 in F2 from the Paul Ricard Circuit at the French GP. George Russell produced a sublime performance to take victory in an enthralling F2 Feature Race at the French GP. The race started in the dry, was hit by a rain shower, but then turned dry again and while there […]

Novak Djokovic pleased to see technology embraced at World Cup

Novak Djokovic is pleased to see technology being embraced at the World Cup, despite watching Serbia lose in controversial circumstances against Switzerland on Friday night. Djokovic ended his final drought by reaching his first title match for a year with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 win against Jeremy Chardy at Queen’s Club on Saturday. But the […]

Pallasator wins the Queen Alexandra Stakes

The giant Pallasator claimed the Queen Alexandra Stakes, the final race of Royal Ascot 2018. A former winner of the Doncaster Cup when trained by Sir Mark Prescott, the nine-year-old joined Gordon Elliott last year to embark on a belated jumping career in the hope it would revitalise a stayer who had displayed his quirks […]