Froome backlash: 'Major blow' to anti-doping fight

Froome backlash: 'Major blow' to anti-doping fight

Martin, a four-time time-trial world champion and one of the most respected riders in the professional peloton, says he’s “totally angry” and that a “double standard” is being applied to Froome. Four-time Tour de France winner Froome, who rides for Team Sky, was recently found to have double the allowed level of the legal asthma drug Salbutamol in his urine on a test taken on September 7 during the Vuelta a España — one of cycling’s three Grand Tours — which the 32-year-old went on to win. The sport’s governing…

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How Senna's legacy is helping educate Brazil's youth

How Senna's legacy is helping educate Brazil's youth

The 34-year-old, three-time Formula One world champion from Sao Paulo wanted to help those less fortunate than him and reduce the gap between rich and poor. His fatal crash at the San Marino Grand Prix meant he never got to realize those dreams but, 23 years later, his name still carries a lot of weight and, thanks to his sister, it’s being harnessed to make a difference in the country he held so dear. Six weeks after her brother’s death at Imola, Viviane set up the Ayrton Senna Foundation, a…

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Live: Cook out early again as England opts to bat at the WACA

Live: Cook out early again as England opts to bat at the WACA

Updated December 14, 2017 13:55:39 England wins the toss and opts to bat first as Peter Handscomb is dropped for Mitchell Marsh for the third Ashes Test at the WACA. Follow all the Ashes day one action in our live blog. External Link: Third Ashes Test day one live blog Topics: cricket, sport, perth-6000, wa, melbourne-3000, vic, hobart-7000, tas, adelaide-5000, sa, brisbane-4000, qld, darwin-0800, nt, sydney-2000, nsw, canberra-2600, act, australia First posted December 14, 2017 12:27:02 Source link

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US View: Jeff Horn set to be huge underdog against ubeaten American star Terence Crawford

US View: Jeff Horn set to be huge underdog against ubeaten American star Terence Crawford

JEFF Horn has successfully retained his WBO welterweight world title, but is already the subject of the ‘underdog tag’ as his next opponent becomes clearer. Horn is likely to come up against Terence Crawford in Las Vegas next year; the American considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. The payday would likely dwarf the $1 million Horn received for his first title defence. ‘TOUGH F***ER’ COCORAN’S CLASSY ADMISSION LIMO FAIL: HILARIOUS PROOF HORN HAS MADE IT LEAPAI RESULT FURY: ‘YOU GOTTA GET YOUR S*** RIGHT!’ The Aussie’s…

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Vonn: Eyes have been opened to 'how divided we are'

Vonn: Eyes have been opened to 'how divided we are'

Many of them, she says, have been positive and supportive. Many others, inevitably, have not been. “My recent comments opened up my eyes as to how divided we are right now,” wrote Vonn in a lengthy Instagram post. “It is hurtful to read comments where people are hoping I break my neck or that God is punishing me for being ‘anti-Trump.’ “We need to find a way to put aside our differences and find common ground in communicating. Is it wrong to hope for a better world?” READ: I won’t…

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