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Carlin Dunne’s Mum pays emotional tribute to her son after racing death

Carlin Dunne’s Mum pays emotional tribute to her son after racing death

Carlin Dunne’s mother has paid a moving tribute to her late son following his tragic death at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The 36-year-old Dunne — a four-time winner of the race, who was defending his Pikes Peak title — crashed his 2019 Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype bike less than a quarter of…MORE

Tiger Woods laughs off Brooks Koepka’s snub ahead of The Open

Tiger Woods laughs off Brooks Koepka’s snub ahead of The Open

Everything’s a bit slower and more methodical with Tiger Woods these days. The walk, the practice range sessions, even the delivery in his press conferences. Where once burned a prickly intensity, he now faces his inquisitors with something akin to rapprochement. Where once he gave nothing away, Woods seems more open to letting us in.…MORE

Jump aboard the eDumper, the world’s largest electric vehicle

Jump aboard the eDumper, the world’s largest electric vehicle

While a single computer used to take up a whole room, now they comfortably fit inside your backpack to be easily carried around. From computers to mobile phones, developments in modern technology mean everything has got smaller. But the “eDumper” is a very different type of beast — 110 tons heavy when fully loaded and…MORE

Is Novak Djokovic the most unloved superstar in tennis?

Is Novak Djokovic the most unloved superstar in tennis?

A thinker and scholar, Novak Djokovic introduced a word probably never heard before in a media conference at Wimbledon: transmutate. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, transmute means “to change or alter in form, appearance or nature and especially to a higher form.” It was how Djokovic said he tried to block out the Wimbledon crowd’s…MORE

England benefited from ‘clear mistake,’ says former umpire Simon Taufel

England benefited from ‘clear mistake,’ says former umpire Simon Taufel

England’s victory over New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final was one of the most dramatic moments the sporting world has ever witnessed. But according to one former umpire, the host nation benefited from what he called a “clear mistake” on its way to glory in a pulsating Super Over at Lord’s on Sunday.…MORE

Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne punished with community service

Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne punished with community service

Formula E world champion Jean-Eric Vergne has been ordered to complete a day of community service for unsportsmanlike behavior in the penultimate race of the season in New York. Vergne became the sport’s first ever double winner over the weekend — successfully defending his crown from last season — after title hopefuls Mitch Evans and…MORE

Djokovic saves match points, beats Federer in historic Wimbledon final

Djokovic saves match points, beats Federer in historic Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic largely went unnoticed most of this Wimbledon with everything else happening. There was Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s semifinal blockbuster, Coco Gauff’s breakthrough and Serena Williams and Andy Murray played mixed doubles. But the Serb has everyone’s attention now after beating Federer in a gripping, historic final Sunday. He saved two match points…MORE

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