Saudi Arabia will send two female athletes to the 2012 London Olympics, ending the ultraconservative Muslim country’s record of sending only all-male teams to the games, two officials with knowledge of the decision said Thursday. Officials said the Saudi women will compete in judo and track and field as well as including female officials in […]
THEY led some of the scrappiest high school football and basketball teams that the little Arizona copper town of Morenci had ever known and cheered. They enjoyed roaring beer busts
There are two things sports fans love to hate, and the first is the epidemic of selfishness and greed: ball-hogging superstars who care only about their stats and their paychecks, teams that don’t play defense and don’t play like teams, owners with no commitment to winning and no sense of loyalty. Fortunately, the National Basketball Association has a team that defies those stereotypes.
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Max Mosley claims a deal is "very close" to end the damaging row which could see a breakaway Formula One series next season. FIA president Mosley spent Sunday at the British Grand Prix locked in talks with members of the teams who have rebelled against plans by world motorsport’s governing body to impose a budget cap and other rule changes. Eight teams from the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) claimed late on Thursday that they would set up the rival series
Formula One racing is a bit like evolution governed by an appeals committee: Winning races has long been relied on engineering innovations that give a race car that extra microsecond advantage, while the teams left in the dust cry foul and demand that the sport’s governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile , rule those innovations out. FIA supremo Max Mosley had hoped to tamp down what he calls the sport’s “financial arms race” by imposing a $66 billion annual spending cap on teams, but instead he appears to have provoked a walkout that could see some of the sport’s major names, such as Ferrari and McLaren, create a rival championship with fewer restrictions and take the sport’s lucrative TV audience with them.
Ferrari have applied to a French court for an injunction against the proposed changes in Formula One, according to FIA president Max Mosley. Ferrari are among the teams who have threatened to withdraw from Formula One at the end of this season unless fundamental revisions are made to the new regulations