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Alonso surprised by Ferrari pace

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

Fernando Alonso said he was surprised by his Ferrari team’s speed and competitiveness after he qualified fourth on the grid for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix. The two-time world champion had forecast that Ferrari would struggle but after a wet session he said he had been pleasantly surprised by the outcome. Show More Summary

Vettel blames lack of power for Mercedes gap

Sebastian Vettel blamed a lack of power from his Renault engine for the massive gap between his third placed Red Bull and the two Mercedes on the front row of the grid for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. The four-time world champion was 2.126 seconds adrift of pole-man Nico Rosberg and 1.898 seconds behind Lewis Hamilton. Show More Summary

Rosberg edges Hamilton for Belgian GP pole

World championship leader Nico Rosberg turned the screw to gain another advantage over his rival and Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday when he secured his fourth straight pole for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. On a day ofShow More Summary

Special Edition Grand Central: Live from Jackson Hole!

Central bankers from around the world gathered in Jackson Hole, Wyoming this weekend to discuss employment and monetary policy. Here's what they said.

Formula One - Rosberg takes Belgian GP pole ahead of Hamilton

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

- World championship leader Nico Rosberg secured his fourth pole position in succession as he topped the times ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a tense and wet qualifying session for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. Hamilton...Show More Summary

Formula One - Rosberg pips Hamilton in Spa opening practice

- World championship leader Nico Rosberg topped the times just ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and nearest rival Lewis Hamilton in Friday’s opening free practice for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. Rosberg, who leads Hamilton by 11 points...Show More Summary

Kelly Clarkson Makes Post-Baby Debut In ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – Watch The Video!

Kelly Clarkson has made her grand return to the world since giving birth to her daughter. But instead of debuting her post-baby self on a red carpet, she opted… READ ON

Djokovic could face Murray in US Open quarter-finals

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Former champions Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray face a potential tough US Open quarter-final after the draw made Thursday for the final Grand Slam of 2014. World number one Djokovic, who won the title at Flushing Meadows in 2011, is the top seed in the tournament, which is missing injured defending champion Rafael Nadal. Show More Summary

Ferrari face struggle in next two races - Alonso

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Fernando Alonso on Thursday warned that Ferrari face a difficult month ahead and are likely to struggle at both this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix and next month on home soil in Italy. The Spanish two-time world champion said it was 'unrealistic'...Show More Summary

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Sharjah, UAE

The 6th and final tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 will take place from 24th August to 7th September at the world’s largest chess club in Sharjah (UAE).Twelve players will compete in the round robin tournament. The...Show More Summary

Audi Le Mans Winner André Lotterer Will Race In Next F1 Race

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

André Lotterer is possibly the unluckiest racing driver in the world right now: he's getting a one-race seat in F1 for the upcoming Belgian Grand Prix at Spa. What's so unlucky about that? It's for Caterham. Read more...

Barack Obama Sings Ariana Grande's "Problem" in Latest Lip Dub Classic

United States President Barack Obama has got one less problem without... well, he doesn't really. Guy has problems coming out the ears these days. The world is a friggin' mess, and whatever you think of him politically, he could useShow More Summary

World Skateboarding Grand Prix to Host US Skate Championships in 2015

At least three qualifying events to cities across the US, culminating in the first-ever US Skateboarding Championships. The post World Skateboarding Grand Prix to Host US Skate Championships in 2015 appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.

Tennis - Serena Williams named US Open top seed

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

- Two-time defending champion Serena Williams was named the top seed for the US Open, the year's final Grand Slam tennis showdown that opens Monday on the Flushing Meadows hardcourts. World number one Williams was also the US Open top seed in 2002 and 2013 and each time went on to win the title. Show More Summary

Famous Boston Bullpen Cop Gets His Own Bobblehead

4 days agoSports : Deadspin

The world's most famous bullpen cop, Boston police officer Steve Horgan, was honored tonight at Fenway park with his own bobblehead. Horgan's celebration was immortalized in the iconic photo following David Ortiz's game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS against the Tigers. Read more...

Tennis - Williams in 'best shape' to end 2014 Grand Slam drought

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

- World number one Serena Williams says she is back to her "best shape" to challenge for a third straight US Open crown after a depserate year in the Grand Slams. The American superstar hasn't made it past the fourth round of a major in 2014 after back trouble and a virus that contributed to a shock third-round singles exit at Wimbledon. Show More Summary

Death From Above 1979 share another track from LP (listen)

DFA1979 in LA earlier this month (more by Debi Del Grande) At Death From Above 1979's recent LA show (pics/video), they previewed a handful of songs from their long-awaited second album, The Physical World (due 9/9 via Last Gang), and...

Rafael Nadal Announces He Won't Participate in 2014 US Open Due to Wrist Injury

For the third straight season, Rafael Nadal will miss a Grand Slam event. The world No. 2 took to his Facebook page Monday to announce his withdrawal from the 2014 U.S. Open, citing his bothersome right wrist. "I am very sorry to announce I won't be able to play at this year's U.S. Show More Summary

2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible : Ultra high-end soft-top spied ahead of forthcoming reveal

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The forthcoming Grand Daddy of German soft-tops, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible, has been snapped undergoing testing ahead of its expected world premiere next year. We have known for some time that Benz is planning an S-Class convertible — see our exclusive report from back in 2012 — but these images from our snappers in Europe give [...]

Little League World Series: Las Vegas Slugs Five Home Runs to Cruise Past Chicago

5 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Brad Stone hit a grand slam in the first inning to lead Las Vegas to a 13-2 victory over Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West team Sunday in the Little League World Series.

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