Sebastian Vettel fastest in final Canadian Grand Prix practice

Sebastian Vettel set the pace as Ferrari dominated final practice at the Canadian Grand Prix. Vettel was ahead of team-mate Kimi Raikkonen by 0.292 seconds as Mercedes appeared to struggle for grip. Lewis Hamilton was 0.354secs behind title rival Vettel in third place, while his team-mate Valtteri Bottas survived a wild moment at Turn Four….

Lewis Hamilton top in Canadian Grand Prix first practice

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton edged title rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari to set the pace in first practice at the Canadian Grand Prix. Hamilton, trailing Vettel by 25 points in the championship, was 0.198seconds clear of the German with their team-mates Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen next. Fernando Alonso’s return to Formula 1 after missing…

Margaret Court: Tennis is 'full of lesbians', says Australian Grand Slam legend

Margaret Court has said “tennis is full of lesbians”, following a row over her earlier remarks on gay marriage. Australian Court, a 24-time Grand Slam singles champion and now a Christian pastor, also said that transgender children were the work of “the devil”. The 74-year-old caused controversy when she said she would not fly on…

Tour de France 2019: Brussels will host Grand Depart to honour Eddy Merckx

The 2019 Tour de France Grand Depart will take place in Brussels to mark the 50th anniversary of five-time champion Eddy Merckx’s first title. Belgian rider Merckx, 71, won six stages on his way to the 1969 title and holds the record for the most Tour de France stages wins, with 34. Brussels has hosted…

F1 gossip: Australian Grand Prix, Button, Perez, Kvyat

Tuesday, 30 May The season-opening Australian Grand Prix will be moved back to mid-March by Formula 1 owners Liberty Media to stop the race clashing with the start of the Aussie rules season. (Sydney Morning Herald) Jenson Button says Formula 1 is now “the way it should be” due to new regulations but insists he…