• Sebastian Vettel wins the Bahrain Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel wins the Bahrain Grand Prix

The organisers of the Russian Grand Prix have joined their counterparts at several other races to call for the return of "grid girls" following Formula One's decision to replace them with the more politically correct, family-friendly "grid kids" this year.

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  • EPL: Iwobi shines as Arsenal beat Southampton in five-goal thriller
EPL: Iwobi shines as Arsenal beat Southampton in five-goal thriller

But the forward made amends when he headed home the victor from six yards - an opportunity that was harder to convert than the miss he'd endured just minutes earlier. Long had the ball in the net again early in the second half, deflecting in a long-range effort from Cedric, but the forward was marginally offside.

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  • Sixers beat Cavaliers for 13th straight win as LeBron bricks critical FT
Sixers beat Cavaliers for 13th straight win as LeBron bricks critical FT

With Joel Embiid recovering from an orbital fracture and concussion, rookie Ben Simmons proved himself as a veritable leader, as he led his team to victory against the seasoned, three-time Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers . "It's gratification but you're not satisfied, that's the way I like to put it", Toronto coach Dwane Casey said. Altho...

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  • Man City must move past United defeat quickly, says Danilo
Man City must move past United defeat quickly, says Danilo

They now have 71 points with six games remaining. In fact, United under the guidance of Mourinho had never come back from two goals down. Pep Guardiola has revealed a snippet of what he said to Paul Pogba at the end of Saturday's pulsating Manchester Derby.

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  • Here's what you need to know about Sanjita Chanu
Here's what you need to know about Sanjita Chanu

Cyprus' Marios Georgiou secured the Bronze medal for his country in Gymnastics as he finished with a total score of 83.750. That was Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu, who was disappointed about not breaking a Commonwealth Games record despite the fact that she was not even 100 per cent fit.

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  • Floyd Mayweather Only Returning To Fight In Octagon
Floyd Mayweather Only Returning To Fight In Octagon

Though he's been known to flirt with comebacks, Mayweather was adamant about only making a return for UFC. I go in retirement, I come back. He said , 'I'm gonna go ahead and fight him.' Mayweather was interested in money and he thought it would hurt the purse.

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  • CWG 2018: Manika Batra leads Women Table Tennis team for historic gold
CWG 2018: Manika Batra leads Women Table Tennis team for historic gold

The mixed team has never won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games and this team - perhaps the strongest all-round squad - has a chance to break that duck. England's Sarah Davies took silver with 217 kg, while Apolonia Vaivai (216 kg) got bronze. Members of team India celebrate after winning a gold medal.

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  • Vettel Comes Alive, Takes Pole in Bahrain
Vettel Comes Alive, Takes Pole in Bahrain

The Dutchman was furious with himself after losing control at Turn 2 and shunting into a tyre barrier before taking a ride back to the garage on a scooter. "Hopefully, Lewis can come through the field". It was feared he would be punished for an unsafe release - because his front right wheel was not attached properly - and given a grid penalty, bu...

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  • Bale recalled for Madrid derby
Bale recalled for Madrid derby

The Madrid derby returns as Santiago Bernabeu welcomes Diego Simeone's' side for one of the biggest games of the season. Real coach Zinedine Zidane , with one eye on the Champions League quarter-final second leg against Juventus on Wednesday, started with Luka Modric and Karim Benzema on the bench, the latter coming on to spare Ronaldo ...

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  • Russian Federation aims to bring back grid girls to F1
Russian Federation aims to bring back grid girls to F1

F1's decision to stop using "grid girls" came shortly after the Professional Darts Corporation said walk-on girls would no longer be used at its events. While one part-time "grid girl", Charlotte Gash, told BBC Radio 5 live she was "disgusted" with F1's "politically correct" decision. "Our American friends assume that it could hurt the feminine f...

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  • Patrick Reed Wins the Masters in a Breakthrough Performance
Patrick Reed Wins the Masters in a Breakthrough Performance

But a final hole bogey after a awful tee shot blunted his challenge and left Fowler to take up the mantle with four birdies in his last six holes, coming up just short in his bid for an elusive first major. McIlroy then missed a five-footer for par at the 5th hole and watched helplessly as another potential par-saver - this time at the 8th - lipped...

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  • Conte bemused by Chelsea's failure to beat West Ham
Conte bemused by Chelsea's failure to beat West Ham

Hart, who will be itching to get himself in England's World Cup squad, got down brilliantly to get a finger-tip on Giroud's header, pushing it onto the post and out for a corner. After the game the West Ham manager admitted that this was a crucial point and lauded the performance of his often criticised 'keeper. Javier Hernandez came off th...

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  • Ohtani homers in third straight game for Angels
Ohtani homers in third straight game for Angels

He had 11 strikeouts in an overwhelming performance by the two-way Japanese sensation. Ohtani hit a home run for the third straight game and the Los Angeles Angels rallied from an early six-run deficit to beat the Oakland Athletics 13-9 on Friday night.

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  • IPL 2018: All-round KKR overwhelms RCB
IPL 2018: All-round KKR overwhelms RCB

Mandeep Singh came up with a quickfire 37 (18b, 4x4, 2x6) to help RCB post a challenging total. While rain is forecast for Kolkata on Saturday and Monday, Sunday is expected to be clear and if that prediction is correct, I would still prefer to chase while the side taking first knock should be looking to go beyond last year's average total an...

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  • LaLiga: Gomes focused on 'living the dream' at Barcelona
LaLiga: Gomes focused on 'living the dream' at Barcelona

Liverpool on the other hand cruised to a 3-0 win over fellow Premier League outfit, Manchester City at Anfield last Tuesday, and they will hope to seal their passage to the next stage of the championship when they meet again on Wednesday. The Argentine has been lethal from dead ball situations and Leganes goalie Pichu Cuellar was left with very l...

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  • Pep Guardiola Refuses To Criticise His Players After Defeat Vs Manchester United
Pep Guardiola Refuses To Criticise His Players After Defeat Vs Manchester United

City led 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday through goals by Vincent Kompany and Ilkay Gündogan. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says his team are exhausted and need the help of their fans for Saturday's derby against Manchester United .

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  • Everton 0-0 Liverpool: Reds held to draw on boring derby day
Everton 0-0 Liverpool: Reds held to draw on boring derby day

Jamie Redknapp has told Sky Sports that he couldn't believe Everton did not use Theo Walcott more against Liverpool . Calvert-Lewin had one further chance before full-time, coming in off the left-hand side but failing to hit the target, settling the game at a point a piece for each side.

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  • Belgian Cyclist Requires Emergency CPR After Paris-Roubaix Crash
Belgian Cyclist Requires Emergency CPR After Paris-Roubaix Crash

It added that he "died of cardiac arrest, all medical assistance was to no avail". The Paris-Roubaix, which is one of the oldest bike rides in the world, is famous for rough terrain and challenging cobblestones. The race was marred by several crashes that ended the hopes of outsiders Sebastian Langeveld and Matteo Trentin close to the Trouee d'...

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  • Atletico ease to first-leg win over Sporting
Atletico ease to first-leg win over Sporting

On the club's badge, Juanfran added: "I am convinced that the club does the best for its Atlético people and the fans will support us". "There was a good pace in the first half, the two teams gave everything, which is why is was such a spectacular first half".

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  • Zidane Says Real Madrid Will Not Honour Barcelona Title Win
Zidane Says Real Madrid Will Not Honour Barcelona Title Win

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists his side will be going all out for victory in the Madrid derby against Atletico at the Bernabeu. "Barcelona broke the tradition, they didn't do it when we won the Club World Cup". Gareth Bale was unhappy after being left on the bench at Juventus in midweek, according to Real Madrid manager Zin...

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