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Truck crashes into finish line at Tour Down Under

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Reporter’s shock caught on camera as truck ploughs through cycle race finish line in Australia. BBC Sport – Cycling

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Belgian Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen tops practice as Massa crashes

Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen headed title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel in first practice at the Belgian Grand Prix. The Finn pipped Hamilton by just 0.053 seconds, with the Mercedes driver 0.092secs ahead of Vettel, who leads the championship by ...

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Cavendish has bike problems in Slovenia but avoids crashes

Britain’s Mark Cavendish suffered a mechanical problem to prevent him competing in the sprint at the end of stage two of the Tour of Slovenia as home rider Luka Mezgec claimed victory. Team Dimension Data rider Cavendish, 32, is racing ...

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Giro d'Italia 2017: Sky's Geraint Thomas crashes on stage nine

Great Britain’s Geraint Thomas is taken down by a crash involving a police motorbike during stage nine of the 2017 Giro d’Italia. The Team Sky rider lost over five minutes to stage winner and race leader Nairo Quintana of Colombia ...

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Bottas fastest as Raikkonen crashes on day two

Kimi Raikkonen crashed his Ferrari as Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas set the fastest lap of the winter on the second day of the final pre-season test. Raikkonen lost control and spun at the 160mph Turn Three during the afternoon, hitting the ...

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Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton crashes as Nico Rosberg ends quickest

Hungarian Grand Prix Dates: 22-24 July Venue: Hungaroring BBC coverage: Race commentary – Sunday, 24 July (build-up on BBC Radio 5 live from 12:00, race starts at 13:00). Live text and radio commentary of all practice sessions, qualifying and the ...

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Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton crashes as Nico Rosberg ends quickest

Hungarian Grand Prix Dates: 22-24 July Venue: Hungaroring BBC coverage: Race commentary – Sunday, 24 July (build-up on BBC Radio 5 live from 12:00, race starts at 13:00). Live text and radio commentary of all practice sessions, qualifying and the ...

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Austrian Grand Prix: Drivers split over kerbs after crashes

Leading Formula 1 drivers are split over whether kerbs at the Austrian Grand Prix should be changed following a series of crashes. Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg and Toro Rosso’s Daniil Kvyat suffered heavy impacts after suspension failures after running over the ...

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Triathlon: Helen Jenkins wins bronze in Stockholm as Non Stanford crashes

Rio-bound triathlete Helen Jenkins won bronze at the sixth World Triathlon Series event in Stockholm, but fellow Briton Non Stanford crashed out. Bermuda’s Flora Duffy won in two hours, three minutes and 38 seconds, with Jenkins third and Vicky Holland ...

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Lewis Hamilton crashes as Nico Rosberg takes pole in Azerbaijan

Lewis Hamilton ended a messy qualifying session at the Grand Prix of Europe with a crash, smashed suspension and 10th on the grid. The world champion dominated practice but a string of errors ended with contact with the inside wall ...

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