Friday, 23 September, 2011, 7:0 ( 5:0 GMT )
Sebastian Vettel won the Italian Grand Prix from the pole position Sunday, fighting off an audacious challenge from defending champion Fernando Alonso, that moved him potentially to one race away from retaining his world title. His was a dominant victory finishing ahead Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso.
The Monza Grand Prix has never been a happy hunting ground for red Bull, but reigning champion driver Sebastian Vettel seems to be determined to make tomorrow's Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix an exception. He took the first step by securing his tenth pole position of the season Saturday, beating the McLaren duo of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button.
Turkish champions Fenerbahce have are taking the European Football Union, UEFA and the Turkish Football Federation before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over their exclusion from the Champions League in connection with a match-fixing investigation in their country.
Defending champions and seven-time winners of the competition, Egypt, have been eliminated from the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations after suffering a 2-1 loss in Sierra Leone, Saturday. It is the first time in more than 30 years that Egypt have failed to qualify to the final round of the competition.
Rabee’a Abdullaafi entered the history books as his goal, the first after the fall of the Al Qathafi regime, secured three vital points for Libya in their quest to reach the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.It was a momorable win for a team still recovering from a six-month long conflict. Libya's 'home' match was played in the Egyptian capital,
Defending Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel won the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday to strengthen their overall leads in the respective standings. With seven races remaining, they moved another giant step closer to retaining their respective world titles.
South Africa is to take over from Libya as hosts of the 2013 African Nations Cup finals in a swap agreement that will see Libya host the 2017 edition, the South African Football Association (SAFA) has said.
In a dramatic Q3 qualifying session, Red Bull's German driver Sebastian Vettel held off Lewis Hamilton's McLaren in difficult weather conditions in Saturday's qualifying to secure pole position for the Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix.
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
Just days after failing to renew Sergio Batista's contract, Argentina Thursday appointed Alejandro Sabella as national team coach, the federation's general secretary Jose Luis Meiszner announced.
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.
Failure to win the Copa America that the country hosted in the past few weeks, has led to Argentina's coach Sergio Batista from stepping down as national team coach after his team were knocked out of the tournament in the quarter-finals.
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.
guay won a record 15th South American title Sunday with a convincing 3-0 victory over Paraguay in the final of the 2011 Copa America.
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