Juri Vips has kept his seat in Formula 2 despite being sacked by backers Red Bull for using a racist slur.
Vips was dropped from Red Bull’s driver programme and as their Formula 1 test and reserve driver after using offensive language during an online game.
The Estonian’s Hitech team have decided to retain him so he can “demonstrate genuine and sincere remorse”.
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“DO YOU HATE baseball?”
I pose this question to Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred deep into an interview at Citi Field in New York.
“It is the most ridiculous thing, among some fairly ridiculous things that get said about me,” he says. “The assertion that I hate the game — that one does rub me the wrong way, I have to tell you the...
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LONDON, England — Anthony Joshua has said he wants to use his power and size advantage over Oleksandr Usyk when the pair meet in a rematch in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in August.
Joshua (24-2, 22 KOs), 32, will be bidding to reclaim his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight title belts when he faces Usyk (19-0, 13 KOs), 35, on Aug. 20. Neither fighter has...
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Two-time champion Andy Murray suffered his earliest ever exit from Wimbledon as he was beaten 6-4, 7-6 (4) 6-7 (3), 6-4 by an inspired John Isner in the second round on Wednesday.
Murray had won all eight of his previous battles with the 6ft 10in Isner but in their first clash on grass, the 20th-seeded American served brilliantly to clinch a superb victory.
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The Atlanta Hawks are trading Danilo Gallinari and three first-round picks to the San Antonio Spurs for All-Star guard Dejounte Murray, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Hawks are sending a 2023 first-round pick via the Charlotte Hornets, and their own 2025 and 2027 first-round picks to the Spurs in the deal, sources told Wojnarowski. The deal also includes a pick...
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Facing a potential salary cap crunch down the line, the Minnesota Wild traded restricted free agent forward Kevin Fiala to the Los Angeles Kings, with a 2022 first-round pick (No. 19 overall) and defenseman prospect Brock Faber going the other direction.
The Swiss-born Fiala had a career-best 85 points in 82 regular-season games in 2021-22, and three points in six playoff contests....
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NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — LIV Golf’s first U.S. event was set to begin Thursday, with a group of survivors and families who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11 terror attacks planning to gather at a nearby park to speak out against the Saudi Arabia-funded tour.
Brett Eagleson was 15 years old when he lost his father in the collapse of the World Trade...
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Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has sprung a selection shock for the first Test against England, with 33-year-old Brumbies lock Cadeyrn Neville to make his Test debut at Optus Stadium in Perth on Saturday night.
Neville will be the third oldest Wallaby debutant since World War II at the age of 33 years and 235 days, the second-rower rewarded for a fine season that saw him become a key...
Dates: 1 July-24 July
Coverage: Live text commentary of each stage on the BBC Sport website and app
The Tour de France starts in Copenhagen on Friday and concludes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Sunday, 24 July.
Along with Denmark and France, the 109th edition of the race travels through Belgium and Switzerland as the peloton covers 3,353km.
The route contains a mix of flat...