BRITAIN’S Lewis Hamilton believes he is still in with a shot of winning the 2013 Formula One drivers’ world championship, after storming to his first Grand Prix victory of the season in Hungary yesterday.
SIX-TIME Paralympic champion David Weir admitted yesterday his relief at knowing Great Britain no longer has to pin its hopes of glory on him, as he ponders whether or not to compete at his fifth Games in Rio in 2016.
FORMULA One hero Niki Lauda yesterday poured praise on Lewis Hamilton, insisting that the British driver won the Hungarian Grand Prix due to his superior performance, rather than by simply having the fastest car.
FOOTBALL: Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer saved two penalties as her side were crowned queens of Europe with a 1-0 win against Norway in the European Championship final in Sweden. Substitute Anja Mittag scored the only goal of the game.
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho is determined to maintain a level-headed approach in his big-money pursuit of striker Wayne Rooney, despite Manchester United’s insistence that they do not wish to sell him.
HORSE RACING: A British Horseracing Authority inquiry has ruled trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni operated alone in the doping of 22 Godolphin horses and that the Moulton Paddocks stable faces no further charges.
ONLY six runners have been declared for tomorrow’s Sky Bet York Stakes (2.55pm) and Mukhadram is as short as 1/2 with one bookmaker to justify Paul Hanagan’s decision to abandon Ektihaam in the King George at Ascot.
MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini has hit back at claims from Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho that his club is under pressure to win the Premier League title having spent £89m on new talent this summer.
ATHLETICS: Teenager Sophie Hahn set a new world record to win T38 100m gold at the IPC World Athletics Championships yesterday. The 16-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, clocked 13.10 seconds to win Britain’s 10th gold in Lyon.
TOTTENHAM manager Andre Villas-Boas has reiterated the club have no intention of selling Gareth Bale to Real Madrid this summer, despite reports in Spain that the forward has agreed a bumper €60m (£51.6m) contract to move to the Bernabeu.
AUSTRALIA’S turbulent tour took another twist last night, after seam bowler James Pattinson was ruled out of the remainder of the Ashes series with a back injury leaving coach Darren Lehmann to ponder selecting two spinners for the third Test at