Tote raises £20m to fund ambitious bet on move into football

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Leclerc “could bet on a win” by Russell at Mercedes

“I don’t know for how long it be, whether it will be for one weekend or two, but anyway, I think he will show how much of a good driver he is this weekend. Of course, he has shown it before, but now having the opportunity to be fighting further up, with probably the best […]

The Vulture Transcript: Whit Stillman on

That was inspired by you? You were the shouter in college?Harvard Crimson. And back then they prided themselves on torturing us and humiliating us, which I’m sure was very good for our characters, and prepared us for the film business. But I changed: I went in a lot like Tom Townsend, the pathetic guy in […]

Our Truth, Tā Mātou Pono: Monocultural sports coverage has marginalised Māori stars

“It attracts global audiences because it’s the pinnacle of indigenous performance. Yet we don’t celebrate it as sport here. But haka is sport for Māori… and because it attracts people from Australia, it’s like a world cup… It’s the biggest stage for Māori sport that we have, yet there’s very little media coverage.”

FIA outlines Romain Grosjean crash investigation, barrier changed for Sakhir GP

“Finally, this is also the moment I realized I was going to live. Extracting my body from the chassis. Yes it burned myself and yes it was painful but that’s nothing compare to the relief I felt as soon as I could get up. I felt Ian’s hands pulling me over the barrier and knew […]

Apple’s ludicrous demand in next trial: Samsung must pay $40 per smartphone

“The only reason Apple is bringing this motion is because the licensing data is completely inconsistent with the idea that anyone would pay $40 for five smartphone patents per unit,” said Samsung lawyer Scott Watson, according to the transcript. “Apple shouldn’t be permitted to just throw up a huge number and then sit down and […]

Sakhir GP: Mercedes debutant George Russell completes Friday practice double

It was a perfect, and remarkable, start to his debut Mercedes race weekend for Russell, who was only confirmed as Hamilton’s replacement on Wednesday and had never driven the W11 car before Friday, and a clear sign of the young Englishman’s prodigious talent as he settled into life with the world champions seamlessly.

Football fans CAN return to live games from December 2 with Premier League stadiums open as rules and tiers change

But allowing just 2,000 fans in Tottenham’s 62,000-capacity stadium might make it more expensive to re-open than to keep the ground shut out until that maximum attendance number is bigger.

Romain Grosjean exclusive: Haas driver was ‘at peace’ with death as he recounts dramatic Bahrain crash

Romain Grosjean reunited with rescuers in Bahrain paddockSakhir GP: F1’s big step into the unknownFIA outlines Grosjean crash investigation, barrier changed”A few things [came into my head]. Is it sunset? No. Is it the light from the circuit? No. Then I realised it was fire. So I knew I didn’t have time until they come.

Jurors see one final clash in $2 billion

Apple is asserting Samsung sold 37 million phones that infringe five Apple patents, which cover features including swipe-to-unlock, an auto-correction method for spelling, background syncing, “data recognition” of phone numbers and dates, and universal search. It has accused Samsung’s Galaxy III, Note II, Stratosphere, and Galaxy Nexus phones, among others, of infringing.