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F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header

F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header

The coronavirus-hit Formula One season will finally get underway with the Austrian Grand Prix on July 5, the Austrian government announced Saturday. The race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg will be the first of an F1 double-header, with the second being staged the following weekend. Both races will be held behind closed doors…MORE

Daredevil biker Fabio Wibmer swaps mountains for washing machine stunts

Daredevil biker Fabio Wibmer swaps mountains for washing machine stunts

Most people might look at a washing machine and think it’s only got one use. For Fabio Wibmer though, once he’s finished washing his clothes, white goods provide the perfect obstacle for his next trick. The Austrian cycling sensation, whose videos have garnered him a huge following on Instagram and YouTube, has been pedaling furiously…MORE

English Premier League will resume season on June 17

English Premier League will resume season on June 17

The English Premier League has agreed to a provisional return on June 17 without fans in attendance. It ends a three-month break to England’s top-flight football competition because of the coronavirus pandemic. Aston Villa vs. Sheffield United and Manchester City vs. Arsenal will be the first games to take place, featuring the four teams that…MORE

Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo goes from the fast lane to the farmyard

Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo goes from the fast lane to the farmyard

“It gets pretty lonely out on the farm,” admits Daniel Ricciardo, who is normally surrounded by the glitz and the glamor of the Formula One circuit. Due to the coronavirus pandemic the 30-year-old has been leading a very different paced life — after isolating on his family farm in Western Australia he’s very much gone…MORE

Father of Aston Villa manager Dean Smith dies after contracting coronavirus

Father of Aston Villa manager Dean Smith dies after contracting coronavirus

The father of Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has passed away from coronavirus aged 79, the English Premier League club has confirmed. Smith’s father Ron had been living in a care home having been diagnosed with dementia six years ago​, according to the football club. ​In a statement, they said he contracted Covid-19 four weeks…MORE

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