Brundle: Hamilton and Mercedes have moved into 'overdrive'

Martin Brundle says Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes have kicked into a higher gear a little later than usual this season, but the combo is now definitely riding a strong wave of momentum ahead of the final two races of 2021. Since F1's summer break, Hamilton and championship leader Max Verstappen...
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Scorsese producer to make first Hollywood movie funded by NFTs

The executive producer behind blockbusters including Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman is to make Hollywood’s first feature film funded entirely by non-fungible tokens (NFTs), with a promise that those who invest will get a share of any profits and meet the stars of the production. Niels Juul, who has set up...
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Hamilton chasing hat-trick to set up last-race showdown

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Red Bull's Max Verstappen has his first shot at winning the Formula One title in Sunday's inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix but Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton is chasing a hat-trick of wins to take the battle down to the wire in Abu Dhabi. Seven-times world champion...
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Tennis-Britain’s Konta retires aged 30

(Reuters) – Former world number four Johanna Konta announced her retirement from tennis at the age of 30 on Wednesday, saying she was grateful she got to live her dreams as a professional. Struggling for form and fitness this year, Konta dropped to 113th in the world and played her...

Martin Brundle says Lewis Hamilton has “shifted into overdrive”

Former F1 driver Martin Brundle says Lewis Hamilton “shifted into overdrive” after the summer break, which might make his the favourite to take the 2021 title. After the amazing performance at the Brazilian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes carried their performance boost into Qatar, where Lewis took another splendid victory.

Billy Hood: Briton jailed in Dubai for possessing CBD vape oil has term cut from 25 years to 10 - despite new laws allowing for deportation

A British football coach who was jailed for 25 years in Dubai for possessing CBD vape oil has had his sentenced reduced to 10 years on appeal. It comes after the United Arab Emirates recently said it would bring in new laws meaning foreigners found to be in possession of products containing THC, the main intoxicating chemical in cannabis, can be deported rather than jailed as long as it is their first offence.

Great Britain’s Johanna Konta, 30, retires from tennis

Former world No.4 and Grand Slam semifinalist Johanna Konta has ended her professional tennis career. In a short online letter, the 30-year-old Briton of Hungarian descent announced her retirement and explained that the word “grateful” best describes her tennis days:. This is the word that I’ve probably used the most...

Spotify Wrapped: Most listened to tracks, artists and albums for 2021 revealed

Olivia Rodrigo's SOUR is the world's most streamed album of the year on Spotify, with her track drivers license topping 2021's international song charts too. Bad Bunny, Taylor Swift and BTS are Spotify’s most listened to artists in the world for 2021, the music streaming service has revealed. Puerto Rican...

Verstappen-Hamilton, no margin for error

Max verstappen (Red Bull) and Lewis hamilton (Mercedes) face the final stretch of the 2021 Formula 1 world championship under pressure. One because he defends the leadership and because at 24 years old and after seven seasons in the World Cup, he caresses for the first time the dream of being a champion. And the other because after his exceptional comeback in the general classification, he has resurfaced as the ‘Phoenix’ and now sees more than possible to take his eighth crown, surpassing the historic record of titles that he shares with Michael Schumacher.