May 10, 2019

Bottas leads Mercedes one-two in Spanish GP practice

Formula One championship leader Valtteri Bottas led both practice sessions for the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton a close second and Ferrari still off the pace.
May 10, 2019

Ferrari need to recover their testing pace, says Vettel

Ferrari are taking strength from their pace in pre-season testing as they seek to dash Mercedes' bid for a fifth successive one-two finish in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.
May 10, 2019

Ferrari considering Netflix and esports involvement

Ferrari are considering engaging with Netflix on a second Formula One documentary as well as joining the rest of the 10 teams in the esports world championship, team boss Mattia Binotto said on Friday.
May 10, 2019

Yates gambles on weather in Giro d’Italia opening time trial

Simon Yates will be one of the last riders to start Saturday's Giro d'Italia opening time trial, gambling on the Bologna weather as his rivals set off early to avoid expected rainfall.
May 10, 2019

Yates gambles on weather in Giro d’Italia opening time trial

Simon Yates will be one of the last riders to start Saturday's Giro d'Italia opening time trial, gambling on the Bologna weather as his rivals set off early to avoid expected rainfall.
May 10, 2019

Hamilton says engineer move has given Bottas a helping hand

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas has been given "a nice helping hand" by one of the Briton's long-term race engineers crossing the garage to work with the Finn.
May 10, 2019

Swiss attorney general blasts investigation into handling of FIFA probe

Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber on Friday called a disciplinary probe into his conduct in a soccer corruption investigation an attack on his office's independence.
May 10, 2019

‘I will never look at a tree (or a greenie) in the same way’

It may be 512-page read on trees, but Richard Powers' Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Overstory captivated me from the start.
May 10, 2019

Soft diplomacy hardens as Eurovision is caught in political tug of war

Deflecting calls for a boycott, the 64-year-old European music competition sees itself as a platform for unification.
May 10, 2019

Festival of the frock unravels as big names a no-show

With so many big ragtrade names absent, can Australia Fashion Week survive?
May 10, 2019

Wordplay: The great semantic spirit

Sprit has been around for yonks, uttered in north-west England. Yet only now is it joining the Shorter Oxford.
May 10, 2019

Kaldor Public Art Project: Asad Raza’s fertile mix of art and science

Absorption, an installation at Carriageworks, uses 300 tonnes of scientifically formulated soil.