A Canadian man has died after attempting a wingsuit jump in China, state media reported, the latest fatality in the extreme sport that involves leaping from a plane or mountain while wearing a bodysuit with wings. The body of 28-year-old Graham Dickinson, a ... Business Standard, 4 weeks ago
Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas will partner Britain's triple world champion Lewis Hamilton at dominant Mercedes, winners of the last three drivers and constructors' titles and favourites again this year. IMAGE: Valtteri Bottas gets into his car in the garage. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas will replace retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes this season, his Williams team announced on Monday.Brazilian Felipe Massa, who retired at the end ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'It's difficult to explain really. I beat the number one in the world and it doesn't happen every day. I think I will get some confidence.' IMAGE: Daria Kasatkina celebrates after victory in her second round match against Angelique Kerber. Photograph: Brett Hemmings/Getty Images Angelique Kerber's build-up for next week's Australian Open suffered a setback with the German world number one going down in straight sets to Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina in the second round of the Sydney ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Formula One's post-season shake-up took another spin on Tuesday with Williams announcing the departure of technical head Pat Symonds while Valtteri Bottas moved closer to Mercedes and Felipe Massa's retirement looked to be coming to an end. Williams said Symonds, 63, would be leaving them on Dec. 31, the news coming amid speculation that Paddy Lowe is set to join them from dominant world champions Mercedes to take up a similar role. Symonds, who worked with the late Brazilian great Ayrton Senna ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Newly-crowned Formula One champion Nico Rosberg issued a stinging rebuke to Niki Lauda after the Mercedes boss slammed the former for leaving the team in the lurch by announcing a sudden retirement from the sport. Lauda had said that the German driver left Mercedes looking "dumb" after bidding adieu to F1 with immediate effect, barely a week after winning his maiden world championship title. "We all gave him the opportunity to become world champion in a fantastic car -- and then he tells us he ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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