F2 DRIVER Anthoine Hubert has been killed in an horrific crash at Spa-Francorchamps. The sickening accident on the exit of Eau Rouge involved 22-year-old Frenchman Hubert and Juan Manuel Correa. Hubert initially smashed into the barrier and rolled back into the track before Correa then collided into the side of him. Images showed Hubert's vehicle practically split in half as debris scattered across the track. Correa's vehicle came to rest upside down. Images showed a number of ambulances at the scene as they tended to the two drivers before being taken away.Correa, 20, is an American Alfa Romeo development driver living in Barcelona while Hubert drove for Renault. Medical crews quickly made their way on to the track and the race was postponed before being later cancelled. Ecuadorian-born driver, Correa, broke both legs and damaged his back in the crash. most read in motorsportMum's the word Who is Lewis Hamilton's mum Carmen Larbalestier? A FERR EFFORT Ferrari 'flattered' by Hamilton … [Read more...] about Anthoine Hubert killed in tragic crash at the Belgian Grand Prix, as car splits in half at Spa-Francorchamps
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Test cricket returned to Pakistan for the first time in ten years, after terrorists launched a deadly gun attack against touring Sri Lankan cricket team's bus in Lahore in 2009. Sri Lanka, the team that was the subject of the 2009 attack, returned to play the test match against Pakistan at the Rawalpindi stadium. Despite the historic occasion, the match ended in a draw on Sunday after being called off due to bad weather and light conditions. Read more: Are international sports returning to Pakistan? Since the attack, Pakistan's national cricket team has played its test home matches on neutral territory, mostly in the United Arab Emirates, despite the game being the country's top sport. Gates were opened to the crowds for free and around 12,000 cricket fans turned out on the fifth and final day of the match. Playing at home is a 'totally different experience' Pakistan opener Abid Ali became the first batsman to score a debut hundred in both Test and one-day international … [Read more...] about Test cricket returns to Pakistan for first time in ten years
FORMULA E bosses have confirmed plans for a London race around the Docklands. The ePrix will be held in the summer of 2020 and will see the drivers racing on the capital's streets for the first time. Formula E races were held in Battersea Park in 2015 and 2016 but the new proposed track will run through the Royal Docks and ExCeL London. The 2.4km circuit will be unique in that it will run along the Thames and will feature one section of the track inside. Alejandro Agag, founder & CEO of Formula E, said: "I'm extremely excited to be bringing the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and electric racing back to the UK. "Every motorsport series would love to host an event in London - this has been our desire for quite some time now and we're delighted to have found a new home in the Royal Docks at ExCeL London."We have a growing base of knowledgeable and passionate fans in the UK, and this race adds to a fantastic summer of sport as a world-class event we hope Londoners can be proud of." … [Read more...] about Formula E London race route revealed through iconic Dockland streets
The annual report of what got the UK tweeting is out - and sport features heavily in the most talked about events of 2019. This is no surprise after a fantastic year which saw England clinch the Cricket World Cup on home soil and reach the Rugby World Cup final, while Liverpool triumphed in the Champions League. The report shows Piers Morgan topped the list of having the most people tweet at his Twitter handle - partly no doubt due to his outspoken Arsenal criticisms and arguments with Spurs fan Lord Sugar. Football presenter Gary Lineker came in fifth. The Leicester City fan often wades in on VAR discussions and provokes outrage when he tweets the Match of the Day running order each week. #mufc was the third most Tweeted hashtag of 2019 and #lfc was fifth, while the Champions League was the third most Tweeted show behind Love Island and Game of Thrones. WWE's Monday Night Raw and Smackdown also both featured in the top 10 Tweeted shows. But which tournaments and events caused … [Read more...] about Top 10 most tweeted football clubs in 2019 – plus most popular sporting events and matches
MICHAEL VAN GERWEN is hoping for a fourth PDC World Darts Championship title as he goes head-to-head with the world's best at the Ally Pally. The Dutchman may only be 30-years-old but is already a legend of the sport - and will be supported this month by beautiful wife Daphne. Who is Michael van Gerwen's wife Daphne? Daphne van Gerwen (born Govers) met the darts star in his native Netherlands. The former hairdresser is a keen darts fan and follows her husband around the world. Michael van Gerwen tied the knot with his wife in 2014, the same year he won his first PDC World Championship. MOST READ IN SPORTRevealedOLE NO WAY Man Utd could face Rangers in Europa League last-32 but dodge Inter and Ajax 'SPECTACULAR' Wilder vs Fury 2 confirmed for Feb 22 with 'spectacular' announcement to come 'WHAT WAS I TO DO?' Keown shuts down Humphrey jibe after tragedy forces lateness for BT gig 'BREAKS MY HEART' Jesse Lingard reveals mum's illness left him caring for 2 young siblings PicturedEUROS … [Read more...] about Who is Michael van Gerwen’s wife Daphne, when did Dutch darts champion get married?