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Chris Froome: ‘I called it pretty early, I’m still not at my best’

<b>Froome finishes seventh on summit finish at Ruta del Sol</b><p>Chris Froome says that he is still not at his best coming into the 2018 season with the …

Road Cycling

Vonn, Chen Fail to Medal on Day 8 at the Olympics: Pictures

Winter Olympics

Historic gold & six quads - best of men's figure skating

Watch highlights from an enthralling men's figure skating free program as Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu makes history and American prodigy Nathan Chen lands six quads.<p><b>WATCH MORE</b>: Hanyu wins historic figure skating gold<p>Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport …

Yuzuru Hanyu

Michael Andretti wants to surpass Roger Penske's Indy 500 wins record

May 29,2017<p>INDIANAPOLIS — Every May, 2013 Indy 500 winner Tony Kanaan becomes the most quoted man at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Driver after driver, owner after owner repeats his famous words:<p>“The track chooses her winner.”<p>For those she chooses, it feels as if fate had preordained them for …


Sato is first Japanese winner of Indy 500

CNN's Coy Wire caught up with Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato and asked him about his historic victory after seven attempts.


Japanese commentators lose their minds as Takuma Sato wins the Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – When Takuma Sato crossed the finish line to claim his first Indy 500 victory Sunday – desperately holding off three-time champ Hélio Castroneves – he wrote a special note in the history books by becoming the first Japanese driver to win the prestigious race.<p>According to an amazing …


MotoGP Team Introductions Hidden Gems

Ho-hum, getting a sneak peek at the latest MotoGP team livery is racing’s answer to BNG—bold new graphics—that try to distract us from the times when …

Andrea Dovizioso

Mexico explosion: At least 29 killed in fireworks blast

<b>Tultepec, Mexico (CNN) —</b> Explosions ripped through a fireworks market north of Mexico City on Tuesday, killing at least 29 people.<p>People in neighboring towns reported that they could feel the ground tremble beneath their feet as fireworks stalls exploded in Tultepec, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) …

Mexico City

Russia and Turkey remain close despite ambassador's murder

<b>Clutching red carnations, they approached the armed police manning the security cordon: four Russian women determined to leave a tribute outside their embassy.</b><p>They had known Andrei Karlov well, the ambassador gunned down in Ankara.<p>And they struggled to hold back their emotion.<p>"This is a big tragedy …


Russian ambassador to Turkey assassinated in Ankara by police officer

Middle East

Pokémon Go: man quits job to become full-time Pokémon hunter

Tom Currie says he will spend two months travelling around New Zealand to capture all the Pokémon released for the game<p>New Zealander Tom Currie has become a full-time Pokémon hunter. Each morning he fills a flask with coffee, packs a rain jacket and cut lunch in his backpack and heads into the …

New Zealand

Japanese Emperor Akihito 'wishes to abdicate'

<b>Japan's Emperor Akihito has expressed his desire to abdicate in the next few years, public broadcaster NHK reports.</b><p>The 82-year-old, who has had health problems in recent years, reportedly does not wish to remain emperor if he has to reduce his official duties.<p>But a palace spokesman denied that …

Jokes, banter and a standing ovation at David Cameron's final PMQs

<b>David Cameron was given a standing ovation by Conservative MPs as he delivered a farewell speech at Prime Minister's Questions.</b><p>Quoting a line from his first PMQs appearance, when he faced Tony Blair as leader of the opposition, his final words were: "I was the future once."<p>MPs on all sides burst …

Tour de France: Chris Froome extends lead as Peter Sagan wins stage

<b>Defending champion Chris Froome extended his overall lead in the Tour de France as Peter Sagan won stage 11.</b><p>Sagan won a sprint after he, Tinkoff team-mate Maciej Bodnar and Team Sky's Froome and Geraint Thomas launched a surprise attack late in the 162.5km stage from Carcassonne to …

How the humble bicycle is making a comeback in US cities

<b>As part of a series on the State of America, the BBC is profiling small businesses that have stories to tell about the way they work, and which say something about a wider national trend.</b><p>Towards the end of the 19th Century America was in the grip of cycling craze. Women in particular embraced the …

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Marc Marquez to stick with 2014 Honda MotoGP chassis

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Marc Marquez will continue to race Honda's 2014 MotoGP chassis this year, believing its …


A new Apple Watch feature can call 911 no matter where you are — even without a phone

In an ideal world, I would run freely without my phone and its constant notifications, whether that meant taking an iPod or ditching technology altogether. But now when I step out to jog in the evening, by myself, in New York City, it seems so foolish to leave behind the one way I could communicate …


Message from family of Luis Salom

"The family of Luis Salom would like to express our thanks for the many expressions of condolence and solidarity that we have received from Luis' …


Rossi: Marquez handshake 'right thing to do'

An emotional Catalunya MotoGP weekend ended with Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez shaking hands for the first time since 2015.<p>Once friends, the …


Barcelona MotoGP: Rossi defeats Marquez to win, Lorenzo taken out

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Valentino Rossi beat MotoGP arch rival Marc Marquez to win a thrilling Catalunya Grand …


Iannone: I braked at the same point

Andrea Iannone insists he braked at the same point and did not enter the corner too fast during his spectacular collision with Jorge Lorenzo in …


Yamato Tanooka: Japanese boy found alive after six nights missing in forest | World news | The Guardian

A seven-year-old boy who went missing in bear-inhabited forests in northern Japan after his parents apparently abandoned him as punishment, has been found alive.<p>Yamato Tanooka was found by chance by military personnel in a hut on one of its exercise areas 5km from where he is believed to have gone …


Formula 1 2016: Sauber May Become Alfa Romeo

As the fourth oldest active team in Formula 1, it would be a shame if Sauber folded amid swirling rumors of the team’s financial turmoil. Now, …

Powerful Chinese officials were implicated in the 'Panama Papers' — but you wouldn't know it in China

Family members of Chinese President Xi Jinping and other powerful current and former Chinese leaders were among those revealed in the Panama Papers to be linked to offshore companies, but searching online for information about the leak will only give limited results.<p>Searches for the word "Panama" …


Panama Papers law firm helped create more than 1,000 U.S. companies

The law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal helped to create more than 1,000 companies in the United States, according to a review of state business registration documents.<p>A Las Vegas-based subsidiary of law firm Mossack Fonseca is listed as the registered agent for 1,026 firms …


Iceland’s PM Resigns After Panama Papers Leak: Pictures