May 13, 2019

Dutch Grand Prix return set for Zandvoort in 2020

Formula One is set to make the most of Max Verstappen's popularity by announcing on Tuesday the return of the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort next season after an absence of 35 years.
May 13, 2019

Chinese businessman buys majority stake in Helsinki IFK

A Chinese businessman has bought a majority stake in Finnish top league football club Helsinki IFK, a move that the former national champions hope will boost their growth ambitions.
May 13, 2019

Hamilton would rather fight Ferrari than battle with Bottas

Five times world champion Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes should not be blamed for their dominance and he would far rather be in a battle with Formula One rivals Ferrari and Red Bull than team mate Valtteri Bottas.
May 13, 2019

Why tech stocks are feeling the worst trade war pain

Newton's Third Law states that, for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
May 13, 2019

Returning Serena starts clay campaign with routine Rome win

Serena Williams began her French Open preparations with a routine 6-4 6-2 victory over Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the opening round of the Italian Open on Monday.
May 13, 2019

Spieth says he is close to top form, but critics not so sure

Jordan Spieth will have a third opportunity to complete the career grand slam at the PGA Championship this week, but his form is a far cry from that which saw him ranked third in the world as recently as this time last year.
May 13, 2019

South African government instructs athletics body to appeal Semenya decision

The South African government said on Monday it was instructing the country's athletics governing body to appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on female eligibility that directly affects their Olympic champion Caster Semenya.
May 13, 2019

Whiteley painting bought for $1.5 million is bathed in doubt

Questions have been raised over a painting left out of a new definitive catalogue of Brett Whiteley works, in a fresh scandal that could wipe millions from the value of some art investments.
May 13, 2019

Screen legend Doris Day dies at 97

With her lilting contralto, wholesome blonde beauty and glowing smile, she was a top box office draw and recording artist in the 1950s and '60s.
May 13, 2019

Southampton agree record shirt sponsorship deal with LD Sports

Southampton have agreed a three-year kit sponsorship deal with Chinese start-up LD Sports which represents the most lucrative partnership in the club's history, the Premier League outfit said on Monday.
May 13, 2019

China hits back in trade war with tariffs on $60bn of US goods

China has said it plans to impose tariffs on $60bn worth of US goods in the latest escalation of a trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
May 13, 2019

Five talking points from the Premier League weekend

Manchester City retained their Premier League title after ending the season with a 4-1 win at Brighton on Sunday, while Liverpool had to settle for second place, just a point behind, after losing just one game all season.