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Force India and Sauber attack F1’s move towards customer cars

Force India and Sauber have bitterly attacked the decision by Bernie Ecclestone and Formula One’s main shareholders, CVC Capital Partners, to turn their backs on the smaller teams.<p>Struggling outfits have been told there is no more money on the table as the sport appears to move inexorably towards …

Lewis Hamilton’s dramatic duel with Nico Rosberg more than F1 deserves

There is something prosaic about Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit that makes it unfit for a thrilling climax, such as the deciding race of the Formula One world championship on 23 November. The last round should really have been held here at Interlagos, as used to be the case.<p>It does not matter, …

FIFA denies Qatar will lose World Cup over terror funding

FIFA has denied Qatar will be stripped of the 2022 World Cup following a report claiming FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, had told members of the Norwegian FA that the Gulf state was to be stripped of the finals.<p>German newspaper <i>Der Spiegel</i> reported that Blatter allegedly told members of the Norwegian …

Virgin Galactic Crash May Lead To New Regulations For Private Spaceflight

The FAA considers putting rules in place for a growing industry.<p>For the past decade, private spaceflight companies have enjoyed very few limitations surrounding the testing and operation of their technologies. It’s all thanks to the Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act, which was passed by …

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South Korea fires warning shots at North Korean patrol near border

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a patrol from North Korea to turn it back from the two sides' border, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said Monday.<p>About 10 North Korean soldiers approached the Military Demarcation Line around 9:40 a.m. Monday, said …