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 […]

Xinhua Headlines: Young Tibetan becomes new face of idyllic rural life

Zhou Peng, 30, was dispatched from Chengdu to Litang as a poverty alleviation official for three years. He and his colleagues went door to door to understand the villagers’ real conditions and implemented poverty-alleviation plans accordingly. They have carried out various programs including those for medical support and tourism promotion.

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

The 34-year-old spent three nights in hospital in Bahrain for treatment to burns on the back of his hands and has since been released, reuniting with his wife Marion, who flew out from their home in Switzerland to see him, and his Haas team in their hotel.

Sakhir GP: Mercedes debutant George Russell completes Friday practice double

Romain Grosjean: I was ‘at peace’, but knew… ‘I cannot die’George Russell fastest in first session as Lewis Hamilton stand-inIn his surprise absence towards the top of the timesheets, Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon impressed for Racing Point and Renault respectively, finishing the qualifying-simulations in third and fourth.

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

In his first English language TV sit-down since the terrifying accident at last weekend’s Bahrain GP – where his Haas car pierced the barriers at around 137mph, split in two and burst into flames – Grosjean spoke with Sky F1’s Martin Brundle and described his ordeal and incredible escape.

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If Violet is you as a young man, is Greta Gerwig a female version of yourself?laughs], but I think her inner life, a lot of the things that I really care about go into the inner life of this character. It’s just external things that I have nothing to do with. But the inner stuff […]

100 burning questions about 2020 NFL season with kickoff just months away

67). Can Carson Wentz stay healthy for the entire 2020 season? Carson Wentz played all 16 games for the Eagles in 2019 – the first time he’s done that since his rookie year. However, he was injured in the playoff game against the Seahawks and the team may have won if he were healthy. Wentz and […]

Do Democrats Have Reason to Be Optimistic in Georgia?

Ben: You’ve spent a lot of time recently reporting on the ground in Georgia. Many observers believe that the two Republican incumbents, David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, were favored in these crucial races, in part because Democratic turnout in the state tends to drop for non-presidential elections. But the whole situation is not really analogous […]

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 […]