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Jul 10, 2015

Smaller Formula one teams must decide on EU complaint

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One’s struggling smaller teams have been told they will have to take action if they want the European Commission to investigate concerns about the sport’s governance and distribution of revenues.

Anneliese Dodds, a member of the European parliament for Britain’s opposition Labour party, visited the Force India factory at Silverstone on Friday and said it was up to the teams to press their grievances.

Jul 10, 2015

Motor racing-Smaller F1 teams must decide on EU complaint

LONDON, July 10 (Reuters) – Formula One’s struggling smaller teams have been told they will have to take action if they want the European Commission to investigate concerns about the sport’s governance and distribution of revenues.

Anneliese Dodds, a member of the European parliament for Britain’s opposition Labour party, visited the Force India factory at Silverstone on Friday and said it was up to the teams to press their grievances.

Jul 9, 2015

I don’t need to win another Wimbledon, says Serena

LONDON (Reuters) – If Serena Williams wanted to sound like someone who did not really care whether she won another Wimbledon or not, telling the world she just wanted to have fun, nobody was fooled on Thursday.

Of course, she managed to pack in plenty of fun in thrashing old foe Maria Sharapova for the 17th time in a row to reach yet another final at the All England Club but the serious entertainment has yet to come.

Jul 9, 2015

Tennis-I don’t need to win another Wimbledon, says Serena

LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) – If Serena Williams wanted to sound like someone who did not really care whether she won another Wimbledon or not, telling the world she just wanted to have fun, nobody was fooled on Thursday.

Of course, she managed to pack in plenty of fun in thrashing old foe Maria Sharapova for the 17th time in a row to reach yet another final at the All England Club but the serious entertainment has yet to come.

Jul 9, 2015

Formula One teams warned against ‘dummy’ pitstops

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One teams have been warned against making ‘dummy’ pitstops after Mercedes’ failed attempt to fool Williams at the British Grand Prix.

With Brazilian Felipe Massa leading for Williams, the world champions had sent mechanics out into the pitlane as if in preparation for an early stop.

Jul 9, 2015

Motor racing-Formula One teams warned against ‘dummy’ pitstops

LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) – Formula One teams have been warned against making ‘dummy’ pitstops after Mercedes’ failed attempt to fool Williams at the British Grand Prix.

With Brazilian Felipe Massa leading for Williams, the world champions had sent mechanics out into the pitlane as if in preparation for an early stop.

Jul 7, 2015

Vandeweghe accuses Sharapova of unsporting behavior

LONDON (Reuters) – American Coco Vandeweghe accused Russia’s Maria Sharapova of unsporting behavior on Tuesday after going out to the Russian in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

The only unseeded player in the last eight, Vandeweghe complained to the chair umpire about Sharapova’s movements during the American’s second serve in the Centre Court clash.

Jul 7, 2015

Tennis-Vandeweghe accuses Sharapova of unsporting behaviour

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – American Coco Vandeweghe accused Russia’s Maria Sharapova of unsporting behaviour on Tuesday after going out to the Russian in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

The only unseeded player in the last eight, Vandeweghe complained to the chair umpire about Sharapova’s movements during the American’s second serve in the Centre Court clash.

Jul 7, 2015

Djokovic offers to apologise to upset Wimbledon ballgirl

LONDON (Reuters) – Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic promised to apologise to a shaken ball girl for an outburst during his tough five set victory over big-serving South African Kevin Anderson on Tuesday.

The world number one, who had fought back from two sets down on Monday in a match halted by bad light, let rip midway through the tense final set.

Jul 7, 2015

Tennis-Djokovic offers to apologise to upset Wimbledon ballgirl

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic promised to apologise to a shaken ball girl for an outburst during his tough five set victory over big-serving South African Kevin Anderson on Tuesday.

The world number one, who had fought back from two sets down on Monday in a match halted by bad light, let rip midway through the tense final set.

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