Sports

21
Nov
Max Chilton: Marussia driver closing in on 2014 deal

British driver Max Chilton is close to securing a deal to remain in Formula 1 next season, says his father Grahame. The 22-year-old from Reigate is in his rookie season with Marussia. "We are in advanced negotiations with various teams and it is looking good," Grahame Chilton told BBC Surrey. "Max and Marussia are keen to come to an agreement, so hopefully we will have some announcements over the next few weeks. We really expect him... [read news]

20
Nov
Josip Simunic: Croatia defender denies pro-Nazi chants

Croatia defender Josip Simunic has said he "did nothing wrong" following his side's World Cup play-off win over Iceland, after it appeared he rallied fans using a reported pro-Nazi chant. The 35-year-old was recorded on video using a microphone to rally home fans. World governing body Fifa is awaiting a report from match officials and is also gathering information from Football Against Racism in Europe observers. It will then decide... [read news]

19
Nov
Wales v Tonga: Hallam Amos to make debut as Gatland rings changes

Newport Gwent Dragons teenage winger Hallam Amos will make his Wales debut against Tonga in Cardiff on Friday. Amos, 19, is one of 11 changes to the side that beat Argentina 40-6 with only Leigh Halfpenny, George North, Rhodri Jones and Justin Tipuric surviving. James Hook and Lloyd Williams are paired at half-back with Ian Evans coming in at lock and Andrew Coombs at blind-side flanker. Ospreys number eight Ryan... [read news]

18
Nov
England v Germany: We're better than 2010, says Steven Gerrard

Captain Steven Gerrard says England are ready to show Germany the scale of their improvement under manager Roy Hodgson when they meet at Wembley on Tuesday. England face Germany for the first time since Joachim Low's side won 4-1 in Bloemfontein in the last 16 of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Gerrard said: "I'd say we are better. "If we were to meet Germany tomorrow in a World Cup situation I don't think we'd leave the... [read news]

17
Nov
Sebastian Vettel takes record eighth win in row at the US GP

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel set a new record for consecutive wins in a single season with victory in the United States Grand Prix. Vettel has won eight races in a row, breaking the mark held by Michael Schumacher and Alberto Ascari. Lotus's Romain Grosjean held off Red Bull's Mark Webber for second. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton was fourth, fending off Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Nico Hulkenberg. The Spaniard's fifth... [read news]

16
Nov
Sebastian Vettel leads Mark Webber in US GP final practice

Red Bull appear to be in a league of their own at the United States Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel led Mark Webber in final practice. Vettel was 0.203 seconds quicker than his team-mate and 0.331secs ahead of Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton. Sauber's Nico Hulkenberg was fourth, ahead of Lotus's Romain Grosjean, McLaren's Jenson Button and the second Mercedes of Nico Rosberg. Fernando Alonso could manage only 11th as Ferrari... [read news]

15
Nov
Fernando Alonso fastest for Ferrari in delayed US GP practice

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso set the pace in a delayed and truncated first practice session at the United States Grand Prix. The Spaniard was 0.028 seconds quicker than McLaren's Jenson Button, with Williams's Valtteri Bottas third. Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez was fourth from the Mercedes of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. The session was subject to an extensive delay because of problems with the weather and the medical helicopter. Early... [read news]

13
Nov
Michael Schumacher turns down offer to drive for Lotus

Michael Schumacher has turned down an offer from Lotus to come out of retirement and drive in the final two races of the season. The 44-year-old, the seven-time world champion, declined the invitation to replace the injured Kimi Raikkonen. Raikkonen's place will now be filled by fellow Finn Heikki Kovalainen, according to the Press Association. Lotus are set to make an announcement on Thursday morning in Texas ahead of Sunday's United States... [read news]

12
Nov
Lance Armstrong case 'done and dusted' says Wada president

Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong needs "something close to a miracle" for his lifetime suspension to be lifted, says the president of the World Anti-Doping Agency. Armstrong, 42, was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and has admitted taking banned substances. The American said he would co-operate with any doping inquiry but wants to be treated the same as other drug cheats. "As far as I'm concerned... [read news]

12
Nov
Michael Carrick & Daniel Welbeck withdraw from England squad

Manchester United pair Michael Carrick and Danny Welbeck have withdrawn from the England squad for the friendlies against Chile and Germany. Midfielder Carrick, 32, has an Achilles tendon problem, while 22-year-old striker Welbeck has a knee injury. England meet Chile on Friday and Germany on Tuesday, with both games at Wembley. The Football Association said that manager Roy Hodgson will be adding no additional players to his squad of... [read news]


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