Monday, May 29, 2017

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Alonso set for Indy 500 battle

Former F1 world champion Fernando Alonso is preparing for his first Indianapolis 500 today. The McLaren driver is missing Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix to take part in the race, with former teammate Jenson Button standing in for him. Alonso will start from 5th on the grid while New Zealand’s Scott ...

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Raikkonen on pole for Monaco

Kimi Raikkonen will start on pole for Sunday’s Monaco F1 Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver will be joined at the front of the grid by his teammate Sebastian Vettel, while Lewis Hamilton starts down in 13th after a disappointing session in the qualifiers. Vettel is currently six points ahead of ...

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Spence Jr beats Brook in world title fight

Errol Spence Junior stopped Kell Brook in the penultimate round of the IBF wold welterweight title fight at Brammall Lane overnight. Brook struggled with an eye injury and despite rallying in front of the home crowd, he was eventually beaten by the American challenger. Referee Howard Foster ended the fight ...

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Chespol wisn 3,000m steeplechase at Prefontaine Classic Diamond League.

Celliphine Chespol has clocked the second fastest time in history to win the 3,000m steeplechase at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League. The 18-year-old Kenyan claimed victory in dramatic circumstances after temporarily losing a shoe in the penultimate lap. She clocked a time of eight minutes 58.57 seconds. Beatrice Chepkoech was ...

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Petra Kvitova confirms place in French Open

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova says she has already won her “biggest fight” by returning to action at this year’s French Open. The 27-year-old has recovered after a knife attack at her home in December left her career in doubt. However the two-time Wimbledon champion is in Paris as her ...

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