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Female driver’s F1 hopes grind to a halt

Simona de Silvestro, who was aiming to be the first female F1 driver since 1976, has been booted off Sauber's testing programme for lack of funds.

Raikkonen wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Kimi Raikkonen won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, while Sebastian Vettel defended his F1 championship lead by climbing from from last place to third.

Red Bull’s Vettel wins Japanese Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel's win in Japan has blown the F1 championship wide open with five races remaining, after Fernando Alonso spun out at the start.

From Bolt to badminton – the best and worst of Olympics 2012

Here are ten of those who came away from London 2012 with a golden glow and ten others who might be wishing they had done things differently.

Marussia’s test driver De Villota hurt in F1 crash

Spanish Formula One test driver Maria De Villota has been taken to hospital after her car hit a parked truck at an airfield in east England.

Liverpool trust Rodgers to bring back glory days

Brendan Rodgers has been appointed Liverpool manager with the club's owners hailing him as the man with the vision to bring back the glory days.

Vettel back on top with Bahrain victory

F1 champion Sebastian Vettel returned to the top of the standings with Red Bull's first victory of the season in a lively Bahrain Grand Prix.

London eyes Olympic legacy with 200 days to go

With just 200 days to go before the London Olympic Games, the United Kingdom is looking forward to the legacy the Games will bring to the country.

Ecclestone hopes for trouble-free 2012 Bahrain F1 race

Formula One's Bernie Ecclestone has backed Bahrain to put on an incident-free race in 2012 but agreed that unforeseen events could force a re-think.

London’s tough Olympic budget challenges

London Olympic organisers are facing significant budgetary challenges in the run-up to next year's Games, with bills almost doubling.

Webber wins Brazilian Grand Prix

Mark Webber led a Red Bull one-two in the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday to celebrate his first victory of the year.

McLaren silences Vettel’s whoop of joy

Red Bull has been on pole for 16 races in a row until McLaren's Lewis Hamilton ended their sequence with his first pole since last year.

Vettel has a hand on title after Italy win

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel had his second successive Formula One world championship almost wrapped up after winning the Italian Grand Prix.

Alonso wins British GP for Ferrari

Fernando Alonso won the British Grand Prix for Ferrari's first victory of the season at the same circuit where they enjoyed their first F1 success.

Vettel wins crash-hit Monaco thriller

Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel took his fifth victory in six races when he won a crash-hit Monaco Grand Prix thriller.

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