Bernie Ecclestone’s ousting as Formula One supremo will take the sport in a different, digital direction under new American owners Liberty Media – but there is much work to be done in the months and years ahead.
Bernie Ecclestone’s 40-year reign as Formula One’s supremo has ended with the sport’s new owners Liberty Media replacing the 86-year-old Briton with American Chase Carey.
Lewis Hamilton was booed on the podium after a last-lap collision with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg handed the triple Formula One world champion a dramatic first Austrian Grand Prix victory overnight.
Fledgling FIFA president Gianni Infantino deserves to be shown a red card on the evidence of his first 100 days in office, campaigners seeking reform of the world soccer body said overnight.
English Premier League champions Leicester City will be underdogs again next season and staying up in the top flight remains the priority despite this year’s fairytale success, manager Claudio Ranieri said.
Grand Prix drivers have called for Formula One to change the way it’s run and abandon ‘obsolete and ill-structured’ decision-making processes that they said could affect the sport’s popularity.