Irish experts in maritime survival techniques have trained six celebrities to cope with whatever the sea might throw at them during a treacherous charity voyage for BBC Sport Relief.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
The organisers of Goodwood’s popular Festival of Speed have announced that the meeting will be held on June 25-28.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015
There was a whirlwind rush of three car unveilings in the space of 30 minutes in the pitlane in Jerez ahead of the first day of pre-season testing.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014
BT Sport has announced it has won the exclusive UK live broadcast rights for all Champions League and Europa League matches for three seasons.
Sat, 09 Nov, 2013
The 27-year-old singer Katie Melua tied the knot on Saturday with former World Superbike champion James Toseland in a lavish ceremony at the Nash Conservatory at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, London.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2012
No longer golf’s world No 1, Tiger Woods has also been deposed as sport’s highest earner after an 11-year reign.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2012
Former world champion Jorge Lorenzo wants the top speed of the sport’s new bikes to be cut by MotoGP organisers to protect riders’ safety.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2012
Lewis Hamilton has again fallen foul of the stewards to quickly sour his Indian Grand Prix experience.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2011
MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi has paid tribute to his good friend Marco Simoncelli, who lost his life in an accident at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang yesterday.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
ITALIAN rider Marco Simoncelli died of chest, head and neck injuries yesterday after crashing and being hit by two other riders at the Malaysian MotoGP motorcycle race.
Italian motorcyclist Marco Simoncelli has been killed in a crash during today’s Malaysian Moto GP, race organisers have confirmed.
Sun, 23 Oct, 2011
The British Racing Drivers’ Club have outlined plans to attract commercial investment as they continue their development of Silverstone.
Thu, 10 Feb, 2011
JORGE LORENZO’S imperious run of form looks like continuing after he was again fastest in practice for tomorrow’s MotoGP round in Catalunya.
Sat, 03 Jul, 2010
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has given the green light for Silverstone to stage the 2010 British Grand Prix on a revised circuit layout.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2010
FORMULA ONE manufacturer Renault are understood to have held a board meeting in Paris yesterday relating to their involvement in the sport.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2009
Toyota today confirmed they are pulling out of Formula One with immediate effect for financial reasons.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2009
Valentino Rossi gave himself the best possible chance of wrapping up the MotoGP title at Sepang tomorrow as he claimed a comfortable pole position.
Sat, 24 Oct, 2009
Bulgarian officials are set to meet with Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone at next week’s German Grand Prix, as the country steps up its pursuit of bringing a race to the Balkan region.
Fri, 03 Jul, 2009
The man behind MotoGP has backed the move to take the British race to Silverstone from 2010.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2009
Japanese manufacturer Kawasaki have pulled out of MotoGP due to the economic downturn.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2009
Honda look unlikely to to quit MotoGP following the Japanese manufacturer’s withdrawal from Formula One.
Fri, 12 Dec, 2008
Jari-Matti Latvala maintained his lead at the end of the second day of the Wales Rally GB today despite allowing world champion Sebastian Loeb to claw back valuable time over the closing stages.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2008
Ford’s Jari-Matti Latvala held a 12.9-second lead at the end of an action-packed opening day of the Wales Rally GB, as hail, sleet, ice and torrential rain caused major problems for the World Rally Championship fraternity.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2008
Reigning world champion Casey Stoner won in the rain in Germany to top the podium for the third consecutive race.
Sun, 13 Jul, 2008
James Toseland’s preparations for his debut season in MotoGP took a major step forward after he recorded the third-fastest time in the latest test.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2008
Rizla Suzuki’s John Hopkins set the pace in practice ahead of Sunday’s MotoGP in Shanghai.
Fri, 04 May, 2007
FORMER MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi expects a hostile reception when he bids for his first win of the season in Spain on Sunday.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2007
Ulsterman Jeremy McWilliams would like extra time to prepare for the opening round of the MotoGP season but knows his Ilmor team will get no more chances to test their new machine.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2007
Ulsterman Jeremy McWilliams is fit to make his first appearance of the year for the Ilmor team later this week during pre-season testing in Qatar.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2007
Jeremy McWilliams has set his sights on scoring world championship points and starring at the British Grand Prix during his debut season with new team Ilmor.
Mon, 25 Dec, 2006
Veteran MotoGP rider Sete Gibernau has retired from the sport after being dropped by the Ducati Marlboro team.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2006
MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi has entered the Rally New Zealand, the penultimate round of the world championship, which takes place next month.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2006
MICHAEL Schumacher is saddened by Valentino Rossi’s decision to spurn Formula One and stay on in MotoGP.
Thu, 25 May, 2006
Michael Schumacher is saddened by Valentino Rossi’s decision to spurn Formula One and stay on in MotoGP.
Wed, 24 May, 2006
LEON HASLAM is out to slash team-mate Gregorio Lavilla’s British Superbike Championship lead by claiming his first win of the season at Mondello Park this weekend.
Fri, 19 May, 2006
James Ellison claims his MotoGP season starts in earnest this weekend in Qatar after his first race was ruined by bike problems.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2006
MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi continued his erratic progress in Formula One with an incident-filled day at Valencia.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2006
Valentino Rossi impressed in his first full Formula One test today at Valencia.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2006
Former MotoGP ace Max Biaggi will bid to beat old rival Valentino Rossi to Formula One when he tests for Midland today at Silverstone.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2006
VALENTINO ROSSI’S Yamaha team have surprised MotoGP by unveiling Camel as their new title sponsors.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2006
Valentino Rossi’s Yamaha team have surprised MotoGP by unveiling Camel as their new title sponsors.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2006
Camel have withdrawn from MotoGP, accusing the series of a lack of “sporting spirit” after failing to find a ride for Max Biaggi.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2005
Outgoing world champion Michael Schumacher believes he can end his three-race points drought in this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.
Sat, 24 Sep, 2005
Reigning world champion Valentino Rossi is desperate for victory in the British Grand Prix before heading to his three least favourite circuits on the MotoGP calendar.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2005
Valentino Rossi made it five wins from six races with victory in the Catalunya Grand Prix to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP world championship standings to 58 points.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2005
World champion Valentino Rossi stretched his lead at the top of the MotoGP points standings with victory in the French round at Le Mans.
Mon, 16 May, 2005
Alex Barros capped a dominant weekend with victory in a dramatic Portuguese Grand Prix at a wet Estoril.
Sun, 17 Apr, 2005
Donington Park is to undergo a multi-million pound refurbishment programme intended to make the home of the British MotoGP one of the most modern race circuits in the world.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2005
World Superbike champion James Toseland has set his sights on a move to MotoGP next year.
Thu, 17 Feb, 2005
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