“Doctor Rossi” gives sport an injection of charm

April 23, 2009

It is not very often, in the modern era of pampered sports celebrities who are coached before interviews and can smell a potentially endorsement-breaking question a mile off that you meet one you would like to go and have a drink with, not least one whose English is slightly ropey.

Night racing deserves a quiet night

April 14, 2009

After problems at the ‘evening’ Formula One grands prixs in Australia and Malaysia, the opening MotoGP event of the season in Qatar — a night race — was postponed for a day because of heavy rain.