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Formula 1: Jenson Button Wins in Hungary in 200th Race of Career
British Formula 1 racing driver Jenson Button won a thrilling 25th Hungarian Grand Prix for McLaren on Sunday in wet/dry conditions after a strategic error cost team-mate Lewis Hamilton a very good shot at victory. His victory at the Hungroring, marked both the fifth anniversary of his first Formula One win in Hungary in 2006 and the occasion of his 200th grand prix.
Formula 1: Vettel Fights Back to Get Pole Position for Hungarian GP
Red Bull's racing driver and current world chanpion Sebastian Vettel put his team back in business in Hungary on Saturday as he beat McLaren's Lewis Hamilton to pole position in the official qualifiers by just a tenth of a second, with Jenson Button third in the second MP4-25 for Sunday's Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix
Uruguay used its 3-0 win over Paraguay in the final of the 2011 Copa America on Sunday to move into fifth in the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Men's World Rankings, just released.
English Premiership side Blackburn Rovers Senegalese striker, El-Hadji Diouf has been handed a five-year international ban by the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) following remarks he made in the media about corruption in African football.
Formula 1: Hamilton Surprises With German GP Win
McLaren's British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton won a Formula 1 grand prix for the first time since April at the Nurburgring on Sunday when he finished ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Red Bull's Mark Webber to win the German GP.
After a two-day hearing of the International Football Federation's ethics committee, FIFA has banned Mohamed bin Hammam, the 62-year-old Qatari, the president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) from the game for life after being found guilty of corruption.
Formula 1: - Webber Beats Hamilton to Take Pole for German GP
Australian Formula 1 driver Mark Webber upstaged his Red Bull team-mate at the Nurburgring on Saturday afternoon to secure his second successive pole position for the German Grand Prix, as Sebastian Vettel failed to qualify for the front row of a starting grid for the first time in 15 races.
With both legs amputated, South African Oscar Pistorius has become the first 'disabled' athlete to qualify for an able-bodied event in the 2012 Olympics in London. He has qualified for the Oympics and next month's world championships by smashing his 400m personal best.
Formula 1: Alonso Delivers Ferrari's First Win of Season In British GP
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso took full advantage of a slow Red Bull pit stop for Sebastian Vettel to end his wait for a win in 2011 at the British Formula 1 GP. It was his first victory of the season.
Formula 1: Webber maintains Red Bull Stranglehold in Qualifiers for British GP
Red Bull’s Australian driver, Mark Webber was the quickest of the lot in an intermittently rainy qualifying session for Sunday's British Grand Prix at Silverstone. He will start the ninth round of the 2011 Formula 1 Championship from pole, ahead of team-mate and World Drivers' Champion and current leader, Sebastian Vettel.
Two new names made it to the record books of the most prestigious events in tennis, the Wimbledon Championships, when two players from Eastern Europe won the respective titles at the weekend at the 125th Championships at the All England club in south London. Czech Petra Kvitova won the ladies title and Novak Djokovic of Serbia the men's crown.
The is indeed a great year for tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia who has only been beaten once this year, He claimed the title he has been dreaming about since he was a kid. His victory in the Wimbledon final against last year's champion Rafael Nadal by 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 was his first Wimbledon title and third major championship overall.
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