Sport

Formula E: Buemi wins Paris street race

Story highlights Renault eDams driver clinches 11th career win at the Paris ePrix Buemi leads from start to finish while main title rival di Grassi crashes out (CNN)Sebastien Buemi tightened his grip on the 2016/17 Formula E World Championship with another commanding performance at Saturday’s Paris ePrix. Starting from pole, the Renault eDams driver controlled the race from start to ...

Read More »

Ex-MotoGP champion 'critical' after cycling crash

Story highlights Hayden ‘extremely critical’ after crash Kentucky native was cycling in Italy Hayden is former MotoGP world champion (CNN)Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden is in a “extremely critical” condition in intensive care after a cycling accident in Italy. The American, who has been racing for Red Bull Honda’s World Superbike team, collided with a car near Rimini Wednesday. ...

Read More »

Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying

Story highlights Maria Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying Decides against asking for wildcard Was refused wildcard for French Open Returned from 15-month doping ban last month (CNN)The Bank of England Sports Centre in south London is likely to be busier than usual in June — the venue is going to host Maria Sharapova, who has confirmed she wants to secure ...

Read More »

Sharapova denied French Open wildcard

Story highlights Sharapova recently returned from 15-month ban Tested positive for banned substance meldonium “There cannot be a wildcard for players returning from doping” (CNN)Maria Sharapova will not play at this year’s French Open after organizers decided not to grant the two-time champion a wildcard into the tournament. Sharapova, 30, recently returned from a 15-month doping ban after admitting she ...

Read More »

The fastest shed on sand — and other wacky world records

Story highlights Pendine Sands hosts speed event Fastest shed on sand world record set (CNN)Sheds are often viewed as occupying a special place in the male psyche. A place to potter and fix and, dare it be said, a temporary respite from the stresses and strains of modern life. Follow @cnnsport But Briton Kevin Nicks has an altogether racier idea ...

Read More »

Roger Federer to skip 2017 French Open

Story highlights Federer won the French Open in 2009 Swiss star skipping clay court season to prepare for grass Won Australian Open in January (CNN)The speculation is over: Roger Federer will not play in this year’s French Open. The 18-time major champion made the announcement on his website on Monday, a week before the tournament is set to begin. “I’ve ...

Read More »

Kim ready to switch clubhouse for military barracks

Story highlights Kim Si Woo, 21, wins Players Championship South Korean is youngest player to win event He’s due to undertake military service (CNN)Kim Si Woo might have become the youngest ever winner of the Players Championship, but the 21-year-old from Seoul won’t be receiving too much special treatment back in South Korea. Follow @cnnsport That’s because all able-bodied South ...

Read More »

Electric supercar smashes record

Story highlights NIO EP9 breaks Nürburgring lap record for road-legal vehicles Electric supercars boasts megawatt of power, equivalent to 1342 BHP (CNN)When you’re going through “The Green Hell,” keep going. An electric supercar has completed a lap of the legendary Nürburgring in six minutes 45.90 seconds, shaving off 2.1 seconds off the previous best time by a road-legal vehicle — ...

Read More »

How much will tennis miss Serena Williams?

Story highlights Williams holder of Open era record 23 majors World No. 1 had cut back on Tour events in recent years “I don’t think anybody is bigger than the sport” (CNN)As Serena Williams chased a historic calendar grand slam in 2015, tickets for the US Open women’s finals sold out before the men’s for the first time. Although her ...

Read More »
Free WordPress Themes