Sports

Hamilton’s success ‘getting a bit boring’ for Verstappen

November 12, 2019

MILTON KEYNES, England (HeadlineNews) – Lewis Hamilton’s domination of Formula One is “getting a bit boring” and the time is fast approaching for the younger generation to take over at the top, says Red Bull youngster Max Verstappen. Toro Rosso Formula One driver Max Verstappen of The Netherlands looks on in a pit lane during […]

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Mladenovic stuns Barty to give France 2-1 lead

November 10, 2019

MELBOURNE (HeadlineNews) – Kristina Mladenovic moved France in sight of a first Fed Cup title in 16 years by pulling off a brave 2-6 6-4 7-6(1) win over world number one Ash Barty in the first reverse singles of the final against Australia on Sunday. Mladenovic’s inspired comeback win on the blue hardcourt hushed a […]

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No hard feelings: Captain Woods plumps for ‘Captain America’

November 8, 2019

MELBOURNE (HeadlineNews) – Some golf fans thought they had seen the last of Patrick Reed in U.S. colors after his extraordinary outburst in the wake of last year’s Ryder Cup but Tiger Woods has put history aside to include ‘Captain America’ in his Presidents Cup team. FILE PHOTO: Tiger Woods tees off the 9th hole […]

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DTM’s Berger presents electric touring car series concept

November 7, 2019

LONDON (HeadlineNews) – German Touring Car (DTM) boss Gerhard Berger unveiled on Thursday a proposed electric series with high-performance cars racing at Formula One speeds and with battery changes carried out by robots. If the concept catches on with manufacturers, he said the series could run alongside the mostly European-focused DTM with cars powered by […]

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NFL notebook: Panthers place Newton on IR

November 5, 2019

The ongoing saga regarding the foot injury of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has ended, with the veteran going on injured reserve to end his 2019 season. FILE PHOTO: Sep 12, 2019; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes the ball In the fourth quarter at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: […]

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Hamilton painting masterpiece with sixth drivers’ title

November 3, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas (HeadlineNews) – Valtteri Bottas won the battle but Lewis Hamilton won the war, securing his sixth Formula One world championship on Sunday, despite finishing second to his Mercedes team mate at the U.S. Grand Prix. Nov 3, 2019; Austin, TX, USA; Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport driver Lewis Hamilton (44) of Great Britain celebrates […]

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Vino Rosso captures Breeders’ Cup Classic; Blue Prize wins Distaff

November 2, 2019

Nov. 2 (HeadlineNews) — Vino Rosso rallied through the stretch to a convincing victory in Saturday’s $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic, defeating the favorite, McKinzie, while capping the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita. Although 13 earlier championship races were run without incident over two days, the Classic was marred by the […]

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Bencic points finger at Shenzhen court as withdrawals mount

November 2, 2019

SHENZHEN (HeadlineNews) – Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic questioned the quality of the court used at the WTA Finals as she became the latest player to pull out of the end-of-season championship on Saturday. Tennis – WTA Tour Finals – Shenzhen Bay Sports Center – Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China – November 2, 2019 Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic in […]

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Athletics: Record-busting shoes loom large in marathon debate

November 1, 2019

NEW YORK (HeadlineNews) – A shoe debate is raging ahead of Sunday’s New York City Marathon after high-tech sneakers played starring roles in two of the biggest distance-running achievements this year. Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-two-hour marathon in Vienna and Brigid Kosgei’s record-breaking run at the Chicago Marathon last month brought the Nike Vaporfly shoes into focus, […]

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NFL notebook: Williams says Redskins misdiagnosed cancer

October 31, 2019

Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams ended his silence on Thursday and said he had a soft-tissue cancer attached to his skull that went misdiagnosed for close to six years, leading to his dispute with the team. FILE PHOTO: Dec 30, 2018; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) stands in the […]

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