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Hamilton denied Brit GP pole by Bottas, takes on negativity

Jul. 13, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — By only six milliseconds - 0.006 seconds - Lewis Hamilton was left in an unusual position on Saturday: Missing out on pole for the British Grand Prix. The pause was a lot longer when the Formula One leader was later surprised to be asked why "people question your Britishness" in...

55-year-old table-tennis player wins European Games medal

Jun. 26, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A 55-year-old table-tennis player has won a bronze medal at the European Games, 36 years after she was a world champion for China. Representing Luxembourg, veteran player Ni Xia Lian won 4-2 against another Chinese-born player, Yang Xiaoxin of Monaco, on Wednesday. The victory also...

Alonso leads Toyota to victory at 24 Hours Le Mans race

Jun. 16, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

LE MANS, France (AP) — Fernando Alonso won the 24 Hours Le Mans endurance race for the second straight year after the Toyota Gazoo team's other car came unstuck on Sunday. It was the two-time Formula One champion's last race in the World Endurance Championship, and also sealed the WEC title. Alonso and his...

Russia accused of 'backsliding' on doping reforms in track

Jun. 9, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Russia's ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it's "backsliding" on doping reforms. Sunday's decision by track's world governing body, the IAAF, means Russia has three months to convince the IAAF it's made enough progress for its athletes not to have to...

Track body IAAF to rebrand as World Athletics

Jun. 9, 2019 8:27 AM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Track and field's world governing body is to change its name from the IAAF to World Athletics. The new name and logo will be introduced in October after one last edition of the world championships under the IAAF banner. The IAAF has kept the same initials since it was founded in 1912 as the...

The Latest: Larson crashes, collects Dillon at Coca-Cola 600

May. 26, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): 10:30 p.m. NASCAR All-Star race winner Kyle Larson has crashed at the Coca-Cola 600 with 84 laps left, taking out Austin Dillon. Larson was in the middle of the track when he clipped Clint Bowyer, sending his No. 42 Chevrolet ...

Leclerc correctly predicts crash; Vettel 2nd for Ferrari

May. 26, 2019 3:23 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc had predicted what might happen to him at the Monaco Grand Prix. After his team botched his qualifying on Saturday and left Leclerc starting way down in 15th place on the grid, the 21-year-old driver said: "I'll have to take a lot of risks I think, even risking...

Hamilton ranks stressful Monaco GP win among top-5 drives

May. 26, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Lewis Hamilton's stressful win at Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix extended his championship lead to 17 points after six races, yet perhaps more importantly it reminded him just why he loves Formula One racing. Holding off Max Verstappen on fading tires that made his Mercedes slip around, Hamilton...

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix

May. 26, 2019 10:57 AM EDT
MONACO (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix.

Hamilton, Pagenaud and Byron on pole in motorsports' big day

May. 25, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

One of the busiest days in motorsports will get underway on the French Riviera. Formula One kicks it all off with the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, when the dominant Mercedes team will look for a sixth straight win this season. The Silver Arrows are well placed to do so with defending F1 champion Lewis Hamilton on...