Lewis Hamilton wary of Sebastian Vettel after qualifying tyre gamble

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari has set up a fascinating strategic battle after ensuring Sebastian Vettel will start the race on a different tyre compound at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel has been reprimanded and fined €25,000 for failing to obey FIA officials during a routine weight check at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Hamilton and Vettel both emerged from a controversial qualifying session with their cars on the front row, the first time they will line up alongside each other since the Belgian Grand Prix in…

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Federer’s Message For Fans: “I Can’t Thank You Enough” | ATP World Tour

Roger Federer had a special message for fans, after being selected as the ATPWorldTour.com Fans’ Favourite presented by Moët & Chandon for a 16th straight year. “Thank you very much for voting for me and supporting me being the ATP Fans’ Favourite,” said Federer, who accepted his trophy Friday night during the Official Launch of the 2018 Nitto ATP Finals at the Houses of Parliament. “I can’t thank you enough. It’s been an amazing ride. I’ve loved every minute on the tour and you’ve been there every step of the…

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Kuchar builds 4-shot lead at Mayakoba Golf Classic

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — For three days, Matt Kuchar has felt in total control of his game at the Mayakoba Golf Classic. It shows in his score. For the second straight day, Kuchar had enough birdies to atone for one rough hole, and it carried him to a 6-under 65 to set the 54-hole tournament record and build a four-shot lead as he tries to end more than four years without a PGA Tour victory. Kuchar was at 20-under 193, breaking by three shots his personal best on…

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Saints’ Michael Thomas fined $30,000 for phone celebration

The NFL has fined New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas $30,000 for using a cellphone as a prop and having a mobile device in the bench area last Sunday. Thomas brought back former Saints receiver Joe Horn’s memorable 2003 celebration by retrieving a hidden cellphone from around the bottom of a goalpost. Horn was also fined $30,000 for his celebration 15 years ago, but that had been his second violation of the season. Thomas’ cellphone celebration followed a 72-yard touchdown catch that sealed the Saints’ 45-35 victory over the…

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Stefanos Tsitsipas overcomes Alex de Minaur to win ATP Next Gen final

Tsitsipas is ranked number 15 in the men’s singles Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas won the ATP Next Gen final in four sets by beating Australia’s Alex de Minaur. In sets up to four games in the under-21 tournament in Milan, Tsitsipas won 2-4 4-1 4-3 (6-3) 4-3 (6-3). A break was enough for De Minaur, 19, to take the lead but Tsitsipas, 20, levelled before he claimed the third set after a tie-break. De Minaur saved two match points on his serve in the fourth but lost another tie-break as Tsitsipas…

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Matt Kuchar takes four-stroke lead into Sunday at Mayakoba

In the third round of the 2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic, Matt Kuchar carded another strong round, registering a 6-under 65, getting him to 20-under for the tournament and four strokes clear of the field heading into Sunday. Source link

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St Lucia WWT20 fixtures could be moved to Antigua to combat washout fears

5:05 PM ET Melinda Farrell Close Melinda Farrell is a presenter with ESPNcricinfo The ICC are considering moving Women’s World T20 group games from St Lucia to Antigua because of heavy rains and a grim forecast for the next week. The first St Lucia match of the tournament between England and Sri Lanka was rained off and thunderstorms are forecast until at least next Wednesday. The forecast in Guyana is, by contrast, fine and sunny which means if more games on St Lucia are called off the tournament – which…

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Tsitsipas Reigns Supreme In Milan | ATP World Tour

One year ago, Stefanos Tsitsipas was an alternate at the Fiera Milano. The Greek was close, but yet so far from competing at the premier 21-and-under event in the world. But this time around, Tsitsipas was not only the top seed in Milan, but he captured the title, winning the Next Gen ATP Finals with a 2-4, 4-1, 4-3(3), 4-3(3) victory against second seed Alex de Minaur on Saturday. “It feels great. I’ve been playing some great tennis this week here in Milan,” Tsitsipas said. “It was a fantastic match.…

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Bryce Harper nearly dealt to Houston Astros by Washington Nationals

The Houston Astros‘ quest for a second consecutive World Series title nearly included Bryce Harper. The Athletic reported Saturday that the Astros and Washington Nationals had a deal in place for the All-Star right fielder at the non-waiver trade deadline only to see it vetoed by Washington ownership. When the Nats’ rejected offer was leaked, many assumed the superagent was behind it. Baseball officials and rival agents know the Boras playbook — and here’s what they see coming next. Agent Scott Boras declared “Harper’s Bazaar” open for business on Wednesday.…

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Heavy rainfall forces abandonment of opening St Lucia match

England v Sri Lanka Match abandoned England and Sri Lanka took a point apiece from their opening match at the Women’s World T20, after heavy rain in St Lucia forced the abandonment of the first match at the Daren Sammy Stadium. While the opening day of the tournament went smoothly, with three games completed in Guyana, the weather in St Lucia has been less hospitable. The teams arrived at the ground with the covers on, and they never looked like moving, the washout confirmed around the time the first ball…

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