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Time is now for sustainable motor racing, and for women, says ‘female Elon Musk’

Time is now for sustainable motor racing, and for women, says ‘female Elon Musk’

Motorsport and sustainability are finally on converging paths, says the woman dubbed the “female Elon Musk.” As the MotoE World Cup prepares for its sophomore season, Livia Cevolini, CEO of the series’ motorcycle manufacturer Energica, believes technology and shifting public opinion mean zero emissions racing is ready to go mainstream. “Finally, we’re able to commit…MORE

La Liga rethinks stance over apparent racist gesture by Real Mallorca coach

La Liga rethinks stance over apparent racist gesture by Real Mallorca coach

La Liga has clarified its stance on an alleged racist incident in a Spanish top tier football match following a public backlash. Midway through the second half of the match between Espanyol and Mallorca earlier, the fitness coach of the Balearic island team — Dani Pastor — was caught on camera pulling his eyes back…MORE

Porto forward Moussa Marega walks off pitch after suffering racist abuse

Porto forward Moussa Marega walks off pitch after suffering racist abuse

Porto striker Moussa Marega walked off the pitch during a match against Vitoria de Guimaraes Sunday after he was subjected to racist abuse from opposition fans. The 28-year-old pushed away teammates, who were trying to calm Marega down, as he tried to leave the game in Portugal’s top-flight, just nine minutes after he scored what…MORE

Tokyo Marathon restricted to elite athletes over coronavirus fears

Tokyo Marathon restricted to elite athletes over coronavirus fears

Next month’s Tokyo Marathon has been restricted to elite athletes only following the novel coronavirus outbreak, organizers said Monday. Scheduled to take place on March 1, it is one of the biggest marathon events in the world. Over 37,000 people took to the start line of last year’s event. But after a number of cases…MORE

How Thomas Partey risked everything to follow European football dream

How Thomas Partey risked everything to follow European football dream

It’s a story of flight and resilience to become a professional footballer in one of European football’s top leagues. Of having to work three times as hard as other players because you’re “African.” And having succeeded in fulfilling that ambition not forgetting about those who have made that journey from Africa in search of a…MORE

Armand Duplantis breaks his own pole vault world record to justify the hype

Armand Duplantis breaks his own pole vault world record to justify the hype

He has been described as the athlete to take over the mantle of track and field’s greatest star from Usain Bolt. And at the Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow, Armand Duplantis showed why fans are excited about what the 20-year-old might achieve. Last weekend in Poland, the US-born Swede cleared 6.17 meters in the pole…MORE