Sepang, Malaysia, March 27, 2015 (AFP) -
MANILA: The Philippines has been scouring the United States to poach sporting talent and seem to have struck gold with thrower Caleb Stuart but some of his potential opponents at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games are questioning his eligibility.
SEPANG: World champion Lewis Hamilton was unbeatable even in a misfiring car as he topped practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix despite mechanical problems on Friday.
SEPANG: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was forced to shelve a flashy new helmet on Friday after it fell foul of a ban on switching designs mid-season.
SEPANG: Heat and humidity are a perennial problem at the Malaysian Grand Prix but Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has a unique solution – wearing a sanitary towel inside his helmet.
PARIS: Brazil inflicted France’s first defeat since the World Cup when a perfectly mastered second-half earned them a 3-1 win in a friendly game at the Stade de France on Thursday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Dollah Salleh suffered his heaviest defeat as national coach when Oman hammered 10-man Malaysia 6-0 in an international friendly in Muscat on Thursday.
SYDNEY: Australia will play fellow co-hosts New Zealand in Sunday’s World Cup final in Melbourne after they beat defending champions India by 95 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground today.
SEPANG: Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton says he is amused by Red Bull’s complaints about Mercedes ongoing dominance, accusing the sport’s preceding power of double standards.
SEPANG: Fernando Alonso sought to clarify the situation surrounding the pre-season crash that forced him to miss the season-opening race in Australia, the Spaniard saying he never lost consciousness or suffered memory lapses as a result of the accident.
SYDNEY: Steve Smith scored a brilliant century to lay a solid platform but Australia lost a string of wickets in the second half of their innings to finish with 328 for seven in the World Cup semi-final against India today.
SEPANG: Fernando Alonso passed a final medical examination on Thursday and will be able to participate in the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend after the Spaniard missed the Formula One season-opener in Australia due to concussion.
SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea’s Olympic body said Thursday it is considering easing its eligibility rules for athletes entering international competitions, which would allow banned former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan a chance at qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.
SEPANG: There are many uncertainties heading into this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix, but the identity of the winning car is not one of them.