from India Insight:

“Mother Monster” Lady Gaga set to surprise India with F1 show

By Reuters Staff
October 28, 2011

By Annie Banerji

Curiosity peaked as international pop icon Lady Gaga kept the media waiting before her press conference In New Delhi. Would she don cow-like headgear (to commemorate her visit to India) or would she be wearing a dress made of stuffed animals again?

from Left field:

Helping to pay your way in F1

January 12, 2011

MOTOR-RACING/Indian Narain Karthikeyan's return to Formula One, along with Renault's retention of Russian Vitaly Petrov and the imminent arrival of Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado and Mexican Sergio Perez, has put the issue of the so-called 'pay driver' -- a man whose place on the grid is rightly or wrongly considered as much down to the amount of sponsorship he brings as talent behind the wheel -- firmly back in the spotlight.

from Russell Boyce:

Asia – A Week in Pictures 10 October 2010

October 11, 2010

North Korea opened its doors and the internet to the World's media to allow a glimpse of the parade which marked the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party. More importantly, it gave the world its first independent look at the protege Kim Jong-un. China based Chief Photographer Petar Kujundzic took full advantage of the opportunity.  The warmth of the picture of the women soldiers smiling - a rare glimpse into the world from which we normally only get formal, over compressed and pixelated images.

from Left field:

The F1 title race, in old money

September 30, 2010

GERMANY/McLaren's Formula One champions Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton have both sought solace in the scoring system after recent setbacks.

from Left field:

Formula 1 starts 2010 with a headache

January 7, 2010

MOTOR-RACING/RENAULTFormer champion Niki Lauda did not mince his words last year when he said that Formula One's Singapore Grand Prix race-fixing scandal demanded the heaviest of punishments to restore credibility.

from Changing China:

Reuters reporter catches a ride with F1 champ Button

November 13, 2009

 

Beijing based Reuters Sports Reporter Nick Mulvenney gets the ride of a lifetime in the passenger seat of F1 Champion Jenson Button's race car, for a whirlwind tour inside Beijing's iconic Bird's Nest stadium. 

from The Great Debate UK:

Gates closing for commercial partners in sport

September 30, 2009

Simon Chadwick- Professor Simon Chadwick, Director, Centre for the International Business of Sport, Coventry, UK. The opinions expressed are his own. -

from Left field:

Suspended sentence for Renault — does the punishment fit the crime?

September 21, 2009

piquetThe news has just come in from Paris, where Renault have been handed a suspended ban from Formula One, while their former boss Flavio Briatore has been banned from all F1 activities, including driver management, and ex-technical chief Pat Symonds is barred for five years.

from Left field:

Schumacher pulls plug on F1 comeback

August 11, 2009

HUNGARYA disappointing day for fans of Ferrari and Michael Schumacher, with news that the German has had to call off his proposed F1 comeback.