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

“I think he can achieve a pole, I think he can achieve a win,” said Norris. “But I think if there’s any weekend maybe Mercedes have a smaller advantage than any other weekend, it’s probably here. So he’s taken a step up into the team at probably one of the toughest weekends of the year […]

The Vulture Transcript: Whit Stillman on

The thing I find interesting about the film business is that these people are sponsoring these crazy stories and scripts that are really hard-edged and, you know, released X-rated, and really sort of perverse in every aspect. Then you meet the people behind them and they’re just so conventional and normal and worried about what […]

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

“Very little came up,” he says. “I looked at various codes, and there was a report on the Taranaki Whanui rugby league tournament, but at the same time there’s a Rotorua national Māori rugby league tournament every year, and that wasn’t covered, and nor was the recent New Zealand Māori Residents game against the NZRL […]

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

In 2012, Apple won a $1 billion patent and trademark verdict against Samsung, although that sum was reduced to less than $900 million after a re-trial on damages. In the upcoming trial, newly revealed documents indicate that Apple is looking for a patent royalty rate that would allow it to collect billion-dollar sums from Samsung […]

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: “Time for you to do justice” Apple’s lead counsel, Harold McElhinny, went first, taking “all of four minutes to invoke the memory of Steve Jobs,” notes an Associated Press brief on the closing. McElhinny called the iPhone “revolutionary,” just as he had in the opening statement, which was laden with glowing press coverage of the first iPhone launched in […]