Simone Biles named Laureus Sportswoman of the Year

General Feb 18, 2020

Simone Biles named Laureus Sportswoman of the Year

Gymnastics star Simone Biles was named the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year for the third time on Monday, while Lionel Messi and Lewis Hamilton shared the men's award. Biles won five gold medals, including a record fifth all-around title, at the 2019 world championships in ...

More Sports / Auto Racing Jun 18, 2016

Hamilton slams 'moaning' rivals in Baku

Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has accused some rivals of 'moaning' about safety at the Baku street circuit that hosts Azerbaijan's inaugural grand prix on Sunday. "These drivers, they moan so much about so many things," the Mercedes driver told reporters after going ...

Rosberg claims pole position for Japanese Grand Prix

More Sports / Auto Racing Sep 26, 2015

Rosberg claims pole position for Japanese Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg secured pole position in Japanese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday, posting a 1-minute, 32.584-second lap to head his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who completed an all-Mercedes front row. Daniil Kvyat brought the final portion of qualifying to an early end when he destroyed his ...

More Sports / Auto Racing Sep 5, 2015

Hamilton takes charge

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday with dominant Mercedes turning on the power and leaving its rivals trailing. The Briton, who will be chasing his 11th pole position in 12 races on Saturday, ...

More Sports / Auto Racing Apr 11, 2015

Hamilton claims pole at Chinese GP

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton edged out teammate Nico Rosberg for pole position as Mercedes locked down the front row of the grid for the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday. The Briton lapped the 5.451-km Shanghai International Circuit in one minute, 35.782 seconds to ...

Vettel says dominance not alienating race fans

More Sports Oct 10, 2013

Vettel says dominance not alienating race fans

On the verge of claiming his fourth straight Formula One title, Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel doesn't think his overwhelming dominance has made the sport less interesting for fans. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was quoted after Sunday's Korean Grand Prix as suggesting that Vettel's dominance ...