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Ben Johnson: 'I was nailed on a cross'

On the 25th anniversary of the infamous 1988 Olympic 100-meter final, a race that’s been called the dirtiest ever run, Ben Johnson returned to the scene of the crime. The Canadian sprinter, who had his gold medal and world record stripped after a positive test for anabolic steroids, continued to …

Udinese vs Genoa, final score 1-0: Grifone undone by late own goal

Genoa's ultra-defensive approach almost earned them a point, but Emanuele Calaio's late own goal handed Udinese all three points.<p>Fabio Liverani's game plan was to frustrate the hosts. For 79 minutes they did just that, until the unlucky substitute headed Antonio Di Natale's free kick into his own …

Football transfer rumours: Andrea Pirlo to Manchester United?

The Mill often awakes in a fog of confusion, hastily putting its trousers on back-to-front, buttoning up its shirt all the way to the top only to realise that the buttons weren't aligned and having to do it all over again. Then pouring orange juice on its Sugar Puffs and accidentally pressing the …

Dennis Bergkamp Reveals Why He Won't Ever Manage Arsenal

Any hopes Arsenal fans kept of the great Dennis Bergkamp one day managing their club appear to be over, with the Dutch star revealing he will never fly again—as the <i>Daily Mail</i>'s David Kent reports.<p>Referring to extracts from Bergkamp's new autobiography, <i>Stillness and Speed</i>, adapted by <i>The Independent</i>, …

Robert Lewandowski Ends Manchester United Talk, Confirms Bayern Munich Deal

Robert Lewandowski appeared to finally confirm on Tuesday that he will sign for Bayern Munich in January, ending any hope that the Borussia Dortmund striker may move to the Premier League.<p>Lewandowski has long been linked to Manchester United, while Chelsea and Manchester City have also been …

Why Real Madrid Fans Don't Like Karim Benzema and Ancelotti's Big No. 9 Problem

Since Karim Benzema joined Real Madrid in 2009, he has scored no fewer than 91 goals in 189 appearances, per Goal.com, as well as laid on 51 assists.<p>So why don’t the Real Madrid public like him?<p>With four goals and two assists in just six games already this season, Benzema has made his best start …

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Ferrari reopens wind tunnel after 18-month refurb

Ferrari is not a company used to being behind the curve, but if you've been wondering how the Scuderia has lost so much territory on the Formula One circuit to a relative newcomer like Red Bull, part of the answer could come down to its wind tunnel.<p>Seriously, the wind tunnel? Yes, the wind tunnel. …

2015 BMW M3 and M4

<i>Getting Our Butts In The Seats</i><p>Both the non-M BMW 3 Series sedan and 4 Series coupe have so far brought much pleasure to us at <i>Autoblog</i>. The terrific four-cylinder 328i trim has become our favorite of the 3 Series line, while we have yet to get a chance at the 428i coupe. That said, the 35i trim …

Introducing our new test track: the Motown Mile

Our new home to test the best and the rest.<p>At some point, no matter how pretty a car is or how rich its leather smells, we all want to know what it'll do. So we perform a handful of well-known exercises—quarter-mile, braking, skidpad, and so on.<p>Now it's time for a new test.<p>A road-course lap time is …

Lamborghini Cabrera 'Ring session caught on video

While our spy photographers were getting shots of the Lamborghini Gallardo replacement, said to be called "Cabrera," at the Nürburgring, there were other spotters lurking who caught the thing on video. It could just be the audio captured by the camera mic, but to our ears the exhaust sounds deeper …

Volkswagen Routan dead one last time

Volkswagen halted production of the Routan minivan in late 2012 due to low sales volume, but there were reports swirling around that it would live on and continue production alongside the closely related Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan. But now VW says that it will indeed stop …

Autoblog Green

California wouldn't be able to set stricter standards.<p>750,000 Mercedes vehicles could be affected.<p>Look for electrification across all models in the next few years.<p>All this and more from FCA's next five-year plan.<p>Estonian electric car has throwback looks and EV mechanicals.<p>On this week's Autoblog …

Rolls-Royce considering carbon coachbuilding?

There's any number of applications in which you might expect to find carbon fiber on an automobile, but a Rolls-Royce is not one of them. That could change in the near future, however, as the super-luxe auto marque is reportedly looking into using the lightweight material on a range of special …