McLaren's Fernando Alonso is set to start Sunday's Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix from the back of the grid as he tries out an upgraded Honda power unit in practice on Friday. Rules permit a driver to use no more than five complete power units and their constituent components over the course of a season. Running the upgraded power unit will result in Alonso taking on new variants of five of the six components that comprise it, which will cost the Spaniard 30 places on the 22-car Sepang grid. Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
After terror attack, Mumbai red alert, a large posse of officials to fly down with PM, reports Archis Mohan. At the coastal town of Kozhikode in north Kerala, where the three-day Bharatiya Janata Party national council meeting starts Friday, the Uri attack could figure prominently in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech. In the terror attack on an army base in Kashmir last Sunday, 18 jawans were killed. Modi had tweeted immediately, condemning it, but has kept mum since.Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
IMAGE: Paris Saint Germaine's Edinson Cavani celebrates a goal against Caen during their French Ligue 1 match at the Michel d'Ornano stadium in Caen, France, on Friday. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters Edinson Cavani silenced his critics when he scored four goals in Paris St Germain’s 6-0 victory at Caen in Ligue 1 on Friday. The Uruguay striker, who wasted a handful of chances in the French champions’ 1-1 home draw against Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday, found the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: France's Richard Gasquet reacts after winning the singles match against Croatia's Borna Coric during their Davis Cup semi-final tie in Kresimir Cosic Hall, Zadar, Croatia, on Friday. Photograph: Antonio Bronic/Reuters Croatia and France were tied at 1-1 after Friday’s singles in their Davis Cup semi-final clash in Zadar after Richard Gasquet and Marin Cilic both won their matches. Gasquet, who stood in for the injured Gael Monfils, put the visitors ahead with a no-nonsense 6-2, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Japanese pole vaulter Hiroki Ogita, whose penis hit the bar in a failed Rio Olympics qualifying round attempt that went viral, wants to clear the air. His privates had nothing to do with the miss because his leg already hit the bar and his arm followed, he ...Huffington Post, 2 months ago
&& RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - It is safe to say Michael Phelps has no need for a lifeguard watching over him in the Olympic pool but the most decorated Olympian of all time, with 18 gold medals among his career haul of 22, will have one anyway at the Rio ...Huffington Post, 2 months ago
Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg was handed a one-place grid penalty for the German Grand Prix following a breach of tyre rules in Saturday’s qualifying session. The German used a set of tyres in the opening phase of qualifying that his Force India team had "returned" to supplier Pirelli after Saturday’s final practice, stewards said. “The team returned electronically the wrong set of tyres and used these during Q1,” a note from the stewards read. As a result, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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