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  • Schmuacher Jnr claims maiden victory in Formula Four

    Schmuacher Jnr claims maiden victory in Formula Four

    AFP News - 13 minutes ago
    Schmuacher Jnr claims maiden victory in Formula Four

    Mick Schumacher Jnr enhanced the famous name on Sunday by claiming victory in only his third Formula Four race on his debut weekend in the sport. The 16-year-old son of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher posted a winning time of 30mins 59.920secs over the 18 laps at the Oschersleben track, between Hanover and Berlin. His Van Amersfoort Racing team-mate Joey Mawson, 18, of Australia finished second, 0.518secs back. "All in all, I am completely happy over the start of the …

  • Kenya's Kipchoge adds London title to marathon collection

    Kenya's Kipchoge adds London title to marathon collection

    AFP News - 18 minutes ago
    Kenya's Kipchoge adds London title to marathon collection

    Eliud Kipchoge led a Kenyan clean sweep of the podium places as he won the men's London Marathon on Sunday in an unofficial time of two hours, four minutes and 41 seconds. The final mile saw former world 5,000 metres champion Kipchoge sprint clear of Wilson Kipsang, last year's London winner, with world record-holder Dennis Kimetto finishing in third place. Victory saw Kipchoge add the London title to his wins in last year's Rotterdam and Chicago marathons. His winning time on Sunday was …

  • Kerber shocks Wozniacki in Stuttgart final

    Kerber shocks Wozniacki in Stuttgart final

    AFP News - 18 minutes ago
    Kerber shocks Wozniacki in Stuttgart final

    Germany's Angelique Kerber extended her winning streak to 11 matches with a three-set victory over Caroline Wozniacki in the final of the Stuttgart WTA tournament on Sunday. Having knocked out previous champion Maria Sharapova in the second round, Kerber recovered from losing the first set to earn a 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 win against the former world number one. Since winning the Charleston tournament a fortnight ago, Kerber has carried her impressive form on to Stuttgart's clay courts. Her win over …

  • Germany's Kerber stuns Wozniacki to triumph in Stuttgart

    Germany's Kerber stuns Wozniacki to triumph in Stuttgart

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
    Germany's Kerber stuns Wozniacki to triumph in Stuttgart

    Germany's Angelique Kerber came from a set down to outmuscle Caroline Wozniacki 3-6 6-1 7-5 on Sunday and win the Stuttgart Grand Prix for her second title of the season. Kerber, ranked 14th in the world, completed a memorable week where she beat top seed Maria Sharapova and sixth seed Ekaterina Makarova in previous rounds. "I had to fight until the very end and I could not have done it without this crowd." Dane Wozniacki, a former world number one, eased past the German in the first set …

  • Valverde makes it an Ardennes double in Liege

    Valverde makes it an Ardennes double in Liege

    AFP News - 20 minutes ago
    Valverde makes it an Ardennes double in Liege

    Just four days ago the Spaniard, who turned 35 on Saturday, had made it a treble of wins at Fleche-Wallonne and he did it again in the third Ardennes Classic race within a week. Last Sunday, Valverde had been pipped only by world champion Michal Kwiatkowski in the sprint finish at Amstel Gold but, that apart, he proved imperious in the Ardennes. At the end of the 253km La Doyenne (the oldest) race, Valverde first chased down compatriot Dani Moreno on the uphill finish in Ans before then …