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Fleetwood pips Rose to Race to Dubai title as Rahm wins Tour Championship

Media playback is not supported on this device Tour Championship leaderboard -19 J Rahm (Spa); -18 K Aphibarnrat (Tha), S Lowry (Ire); -17 S Garcia (Spa), J Rose (Eng), D Burmester (SA), D Frittelli (SA); -16 T Hatton (Eng), J Suri (US) Selected others:-15 P Reed (US); -14 M Fitzpatrick (Eng); -12 R Fisher (Eng), M Kaymer (Ger); -11 T Fleetwood (Eng) Full leaderboard Tommy Fleetwood beat fellow Englishman Justin Rose to the Race to Dubai title as Spain’s Jon Rahm won the season finale Tour Championship. Rose needed an…

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Hamilton wants close race in Austin as he bids to clinch title

Lewis Hamilton says he is hoping for a close race with title rival Sebastian Vettel in the United States Grand Prix. Hamilton will start the 20:00 BST race in Austin, Texas, from pole position with Vettel in second. The Mercedes driver will seal his fourth world title if he wins the race with Vettel’s Ferrari lower than fifth, but the Briton says that is “unlikely”. “He is going to try to win and I’m going to try the same. I expect nothing but the best from him,” said Hamilton. Predict…

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Liverpool transfer REPORT: Reds to battle Barcelona and Bayern Munich in race for German starlet Julian Brandt

Liverpool target Julian Brandt Monday, October 16, 2017 Barcelona have joined Bayern Munich and Liverpool in the race for Bayer Leverkusen star Julian Brandt. The Germany international was heavily linked with a move in the summer, but he ended up staying put after months of speculation. Bayern Munich and Liverpool were the ones hot on the winger’s tail in the summer but now, according to Sport, they have been joined by Barca. The Spanish club’s sporting director, Robert Fernandez, has reportedly been travelling to Germany regularly to watch Brandt in…

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Chelsea are OUT of the Premier League title race, insists Joey Barton

Chelsea’s dejected players troop off after defeat at Crystal Palace Monday, October 16, 2017 Joey Barton has written off Chelsea’s Premier League hopes and claims they are already out of the title race. The defending champions were beaten 2-1 at rock-bottom Crystal Palace on Saturday and, even though they are fifth in the early season table, they trail leaders Manchester City by nine points. And Barton feels they will now have to concentrate on battling the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal for a place in the top four. Speaking as…

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Tony Cascarino tells talkSPORT: ‘The Premier League title race will be done by December when Man City beat Man United’

Tony Cascarino has backed Manchester City to finish the Premier League season 10 points clear of second place, suggesting they will have the title as good as wrapped up by the beginning of December! City went clear at the top of the table on Saturday, following their incredible 7-2 thrashing of Stoke City. Manchester United, previously level with their cross-city rivals, fell two points behind having failed to defeat Liverpool at Anfield. Both sides have had relatively easy starts to the campaign, though while United failed with their first tough…

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'Ocean Race skippers more or less forced to have women in their crews'

Volvo Ocean Race skippers have been “more or less forced” to have women in their crews after rule changes, says veteran sailor Bouwe Bekking. Organisers of the round-the-world race have brought in new regulations to incentivise crews to select women. Team Brunel skipper Bekking described his British crew members Annie Lush and Abby Ehler as “fantastic”. “When the rule came out, I said straight away I didn’t like it,” said the 54-year-old Dutchman. “It’s better to be able to choose your own team. The rules have been rewritten in such…

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In pictures: Solar challenge race begins in Australia

The rules of the race are quite precise. “Based on the original notion that a 1000W car would complete the journey in 50 hours, solar cars are allowed a nominal 5kW hours of stored energy, which is 10% of that theoretical figure. All other energy must come from the sun or be recovered from the kinetic energy of the vehicle,” the organisers say. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC News – Technology

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