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At 40, US downhill racer Nyman still going full speed ahead

Dec. 01, 2022 00:41 AM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — On occasion, fellow ski racers have been known to refer to Steven Nyman as “Old Man.” Mostly, though, they go with “Sven” (a shortening of his first name) or “Nymonster” (a play on his last). Or, he jokingly adds: “They just...

Champion Max Verstappen ends F1 season with 15th win

Nov. 20, 2022 12:41 PM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A year after one of the most controversial finishes in the history of Formula One, Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was anything but. Max Verstappen, as usual this season, was far ahead of the rest on his way to a record-extending 15th win of...

Perez, Leclerc battle for 2nd in F1, Vettel in last race

Nov. 18, 2022 03:10 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two drivers are level on points ahead of the Formula One season finale in Abu Dhabi. This time it's only for second place. Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez are both on 290 points going into the final race Sunday at the Yas Marina circuit. It's...