'Two years of torture' for Stroll at Williams

Aston Martin owner Lawrence Stroll has been looking back over the two years of “torture’ that his son Lance endured at Williams before finally getting a chance to show what he can do with his current team. The 22-year-old Canadian driver made his F1 debut in 2017, a year after winning the FIA F3 Euro title. Even though Williams was in decline at the time, Stroll picked up an early success with a podium at Azerbaijan in just his eighth outing, and was also on pole at Monza. But with…

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Chelsea will be excited by what Southampton’s fans have had to say about match-winning Armando Broja

By Conor Laird Published: October 16, 2021 11:18 pm Last Updated: October 16, 2021 11:28 pm   All associated with Premier League giants Chelsea will no doubt be excited by the latest word doing the rounds amongst the Southampton fanbase, regarding up-and-coming hitman Armando Broja. Match-winner Ralph Hasenhuttl’s Saints got their campaign back underway this afternoon, in a meeting with Leeds United. Southampton headed into the St. Mary’s clash desperate for all three points, a result which they were aware would guide them clear of their opponents, and away from…

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HAMPSTEAD PULLING AWAY AT TOP OF PREMIER DIVISION

Vitality Women’s Hockey League Preview – 16 October 2021 Hampstead & Westminster travel to fourth-placed Buckingham as leaders of the Vitality Women’s Hockey League Premier Division with a six point advantage. Buckingham have been joint draw specialists with Clifton Robinsons this season with both teams drawing three of four games this season, When the teams met in the 2019-20 season, both matches were won by the away team with Hampstead & Westminster winning 1-0 at Buckingham after Buckingham had won 1-0 in central London. Second-placed East Grinstead have a week…

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Paula Badosa bidding to become first Spanish woman to win Indian Wells

‘I feel confident’ – Paula Badosa bidding to become first Spanish woman to win at Indian Wells Paula Badosa became the first Spanish woman to reach the Indian Wells final in 25 years with victory over Ons Jabeur on Friday. The Spaniard booked a place in the biggest final of her career with an assured 6-3, 6-3 victory over the Tunisian, who will make history in the rankings update after becoming the first Arab player to reach the Top 10. Having recorded her 40th victory this season, Badosa set up…

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Kyalami want South African GP confirmed by early 2023

Warren Scheckter, CEO of the South African Grand Prix, says Kyalami is “ready” to bring Formula 1 back to the nation in 2023. Under the ownership of Liberty Media, and F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali’s leadership, a clear plan is in place to expand the Formula 1 calendar and make moves into new markets. And one of the key markets identified is a race in Africa, a continent which has not hosted Formula 1 action since the 1993 South African Grand Prix. Kyalami is not the only venue in contention to…

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Bundesliga: Haaland returns, scores 2 for Dortmund to go top

Erling Haaland scored twice on his return for Borussia Dortmund to beat Mainz 3-1 and move to the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday. Haaland blasted a penalty straight down the middle in the 54th minute and sealed the result in injury time to move Dortmund two points clear of Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen ahead of their eighth-round game on Sunday. Haaland missed Dortmund’s previous three games with what the club said were muscular problems. The team struggled in his absence with a loss at Borussia Monchengladbach followed by…

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Game Day Notebook: Canadiens juggle lines and defence pairings

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports NHL Montreal Canadiens Hockey Inside Out Hockey Joel Armia moves up to first line with Nick Suzuki and Cole Caufield, while Alexander Romanov joins Jeff Petry on top defence pairing. Author of the article: Stu Cowan  •  Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Oct 16, 2021  •  34 minutes ago  •  6 minute read  •  6 Comments “I think we have three lines that can be bringing offence and I don’t have a top line,” Canadiens head coach Dominique Ducharme says. “I have 12 forwards and three lines that…

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‘Cameron Norrie plays without taking a single point off,’ says his coach

‘Cameron Norrie plays without taking a single point off,’ says his coach British star Cameron Norrie will look to reach his first Masters 1000 final when he takes on Grigor Dimitrov at Indian Wells on Saturday.  The 26-year-old began 2021 as world number 71, though victory against the Bulgarian in the Californian desert on Saturday will see the British star enter the top 20 for the first time. Not only that, but Norrie’s remarkable 41 victories and maiden title in Los Cabos this year has seen him surge to 12th…

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New race gloves get 'consistently good' feedback

A new design of racing gloves have been given the thumbs up by drivers after a successful initial trial that took place over the Turkish Grand Prix weekend. The FIA has been looking into improving the technology to protect drivers’ hands from burns in the event of a major accident during a race. That’s in the wake of Romain Grosjean’s horrific crash in Bahrain at the end of the 2020 season. The Haas driver survived the initial impact with the barrier and was able to jump clear of the burning…

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Chelsea fans highlight Ballon d’Or injustice after hard-fought Brentford win

By Conor Laird Published: October 16, 2021 7:27 pm Last Updated: October 16, 2021 7:31 pm   The Chelsea faithful have taken to social media in their numbers on Saturday evening, to react to the latest dazzling display on the part of no.1 Edouard Mendy. Chilwell the difference Thomas Tuchel led his side back into action a short time ago. After reestablishing their spot atop the Premier League table despite a tough run of fixtures heading into the international break, the Blues made the short trip to the Brentford Community…

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