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Calderon joins IndyCar as 1st woman to drive for AJ Foyt

Jan. 17, 2022 07:24 AM EST

Tatiana Calderon will drive for AJ Foyt Racing this season as the first woman to compete regularly in the IndyCar Series since 2013. The Colombian will drive a third Indy car for Foyt on the street and road courses alongside Dalton Kellett and Indy Lights champion Kyle Kirkwood. A...

Netflix decides to take a swing at tennis in new docuseries

Jan. 14, 2022 15:12 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Netflix is taking a swing at tennis next. The streaming service announced Friday that it is planning a documentary series about Grand Slam tournaments and the men’s and women’s professional tennis tours. Netflix said it is teaming up...

Unlike other sports stars, Andy Murray won't play in Saudi

Jan. 14, 2022 12:17 PM EST

The lucrative offers tempting leading boxers, golfers and footballers to compete in Saudi Arabia are not enough for Andy Murray to put money over morality. When Murray has received approaches to fly to Riyadh to play in exhibition matches, the potential to earn millions of dollars...

Mercedes withdraws appeal of Formula 1 season finale

Dec. 16, 2021 10:22 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mercedes ended the dispute over the Formula One season finale on Thursday when it withdrew its appeal of the controversial finish that cost Lewis Hamilton a record eighth championship. Mercedes had filed a pair of protests following Sunday's...

Mercedes drops appeal, concedes Formula One title to Max Verstappen

Dec. 16, 2021 05:21 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — Mercedes drops appeal, concedes Formula One title to Max Verstappen.

AP PHOTOS: The buzz is back on the field of play in 2021

Dec. 15, 2021 08:18 AM EST

Sports have a knack for reflecting society. Just look in the mirrored goggles of swimmer Reece Whitley, and you’ll see it splashing back to life. Our attachment to games is driven by backstory and buzz. In 2020, the narratives were interrupted and the stands left eerily empty. ...

NASCAR champion Larson among many conflicted by F1 finish

Dec. 14, 2021 13:35 PM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — NASCAR champion Kyle Larson's first Formula One race was the season finale and he is as conflicted as anyone over the controversial ending of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Max Verstappen passed Lewis Hamilton on the final lap Sunday to win the...

Pato O'Ward finally tests Formula One car with McLaren

Dec. 14, 2021 12:18 PM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pato O'Ward finally achieved his career-long quest to drive a Formula One car on Tuesday when McLaren put the IndyCar driver in a seat for the young driver test at Yas Marina Circuit. The test was O'Ward's reward from McLaren boss Zak Brown...

COLUMN: Racing or entertainment? F1 teeters line at finale

Dec. 13, 2021 07:08 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The one thing Max Verstappen requested — over and over and over again — was that the race stewards not interfere with the Formula One title-deciding finale with any questionable or inconsistent calls. He didn't get his wish. ...

Verstappen wins 1st F1 title with last lap pass of Hamilton

Dec. 12, 2021 14:10 PM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The most dramatic Formula One season in years ended, of course, in one of the most dramatic finishes possible when Max Verstappen snatched the world championship away from Lewis Hamilton with a pass on the final lap of the Abu Dhabi GP. ...