Bird/Rosenqvist share Hong Kong honors

Tweet The new Formula E season started with a pair of races around the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend. Saturday’s opening round Jean-Eric Vergne starting from pole, which he won while crossing the finish line backwards. Last season’s champion Lucas Di Grassi narrowly missed out a super pole position and lined up in sixth, three places in front of Sebastien Buemi. Both of them made decent getaways with the Swiss gaining two spots before the first corner. Surprisingly there was no major carnage in the first two corners…

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England ready to face Brazil

Tweet Gareth Southgate’s inexperienced England squad continue their World Cup preparations as they welcome to Wembley the five-time world champions Brazil. The Three Lions’ boss will most likely rotate his team following the 0-0 draw with Germany on Friday, during which Joe Gomez, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jack Cork and Tammy Abraham made their debuts. Joe Hart and Gary Cahill are amongst four players that did not play and could be expected start the game. As for Brazil, they beat Japan 3-1 on Friday afternoon in a friendly played in Lille, France….

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Chung claims first ATP title

Tweet Chung Hyeon won the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan after defeating Russia’s Andrey Rublev 3-4(5), 4-3(2), 4-2, 4-2 in the final on Saturday. Top-seeded Rublev lost his cool in the second set and was unable to stop Chung from claiming the title. The South Korean showed some of his best tennis, not only in the final but during the whole tournament, winning all of his matches. He reached the final after his win against the other Russian, seventh-seeded Daniil Medvedev in the first semi final on Friday. Rublev…

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Australia continue winning run over Wales

Tweet Wales 21 Australia 29 Wales tasted defeat in their opener of the 2017 Autumn Internationals as they played second fiddle to Australia at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. The visitors were the better side throughout much of the contest, with their defensive work rate keeping the hosts at arm’s length despite a valiant effort to register their 13th consecutive victory over Wales. Warren Gatland’s men drew first blood in the eighth minute when Leigh Halfpenny converted a penalty, but Australia snatched the lead five minutes later with a converted try….

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Ireland ready for final hurdle

Tweet The Republic of Ireland travel to Copenhagen on Saturday to face Denmark in the World Cup qualifiers play-offs. The day has finally arrived! 📆 Saturday 11 November⏰ 19:45🏟️ Parken Stadium⚽ Denmark 🇩🇰🏆 @FIFAWorldCup Play Off📺 RTÉ 2📱 @FAIreland #COYBIG 🇮🇪 pic.twitter.com/XlG0gnd5lF — FAIreland ⚽️🇮🇪 (@FAIreland) November 11, 2017 Eire will try to eliminated the 1992 European champions and reach the World Cup finals for the first time since the tournament was held in Japan and South Korea 15 years ago. The stakes are equally high for Denmark who have…

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Mercedes on top before Qualifying

Tweet Mercedes will be targeting pole position for tomorrows Brazilian Grand Prix following practice clean sweep. World Champion Lewis Hamilton topped both of Friday’s sessions, setting a new lap record before teammate Valtteri Bottas lead the field on Saturday morning. INITIAL CLASSIFICATION (END OF FP3) The top four are separated by just 0.058 seconds 👀#BrazilGP 🇧🇷 #FP3 pic.twitter.com/7X82noBySv — Formula 1 (@F1) November 11, 2017 Felipe Massa’s second Brazilian farewell is set to be a promising one as he finished FP1 in seventh, first of the midfield pack and continued…

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