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Lewis wins three in a row

2014-04-20 14:10

Mercedes’ showed its dominance once again as Lewis Hamilton made his hat trick win in the 2014 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Red Bull, McLaren at legal loggerheads

2014-04-20 13:11

Red Bull hit back at McLaren boss Ron Dennis on Sunday in a war of words over an aerodynamics expert who was set to join the Formula 1 team but changed his mind.

Chinese GP: How the race finished

2014-04-20 11:53

Lewis Hamilton completed a hat trick of wins by leading a dominant Mercedes one-two in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday.

Hamilton leads charge in China

2014-04-19 12:03

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton showed his mastery to chalk up his third pole position in four races in the Chinese Grand Prix qualifying.

Hamilton to lead the charge in wet China

2014-04-19 10:49

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton showed his mastery in the wet to chalk up his third pole position in four races in the Chinese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday. Can he win the third race in a row on Sunday?

Ricciardo fastest in wet final practice

2014-04-19 07:42

Australia's Daniel Ricciardo pushed his Red Bull to the fastest lap time during a wet final practice session on Saturday ahead of the 2014 Chinese Grand Prix. Could he make podium again... and keep it?

Rosberg: 'Lewis, we need to talk'

2014-04-18 09:47

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg says he needs to discuss an incident during the thrilling battle in Bahrain with his team mate Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg claims Hamilton went "over the line".

2014 China GP: Alonso fastest in practice 1

2014-04-18 06:23

Ferrari has dominated during the opening practice session as Fernando Alonso was fastest and proved the team is a worthy contender for the 2014 contender's title. Watch out Mercedes?

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 14:42

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show, environmental concerns and the slowing Chinese economic growth mean the road ahead could be bumpy.

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 14:01

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show to showcase all the latest concepts and new models.

Alonso praises Domenicali

2014-04-17 12:43

Fernando Alonso paid tribute to former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali and admitted that he had not even spoken to the new chief at the helm.

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 11:15

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show, environmental concerns and the slowing Chinese economic growth mean the road ahead could be bumpy.

F1 analysis: The 2014 season so far

2014-04-17 09:54

Formula 1 heads to Shanghai for the 2014 Chinese GP on April 20. Ahead of the race at the Shanghai International Circuit, we look back on the first three races of the season!

China jails blogger in 'rumour' crackdown

2014-04-17 07:29

A Chinese court has jailed a blogger for three years, the first person to be sentenced in a government-led crackdown on so-called internet rumours.

2014 critics have 'agenda' - Mosley

2014-04-16 15:18

Since the sport switched to turbo V6 power units, its loudest critic has been Ferrari, said Former F1 Max Mosley president.

China gets first bitcoin ATM

2014-04-16 13:15

BTC China, one of the country's leading digital currency exchanges, has installed China's first bitcoin ATM and launched an app for mobile users.

Ricciardo surprised by Lotus struggles

2014-04-16 11:30

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo has admitted he is "surprised" Lotus is still struggling with its Renault engine.

New F1 'a form of self-harm'?

2014-04-16 08:20

Formula 1's new look makes no sense and is tantamount to 'self-harm', said the head of the Italian Olympic Committee back by Ferrari's criticism of the sport.

Massive China shoe factory strike rolls on

2014-04-15 15:30

Thousands of workers at a giant Chinese shoe factory has shrugged off an offer for improved social benefits, prolonging one of the largest strikes in China.

China's 'Twitter' set for Wall St debut

2014-04-15 12:08

China's version of Twitter, is set to go public in the United States after three weeks of sell-offs took their toll on technology stocks.

China gets tough on polluting factories

2014-04-15 08:32

China is set to pass a new law that would give Beijing more powers to shut polluting factories and punish officials, and even place protected regions off-limits to industrial development.

Metal-hungry China buys Glencore mine

2014-04-14 14:20

A Chinese consortium has bought the Las Bambas copper mine in Peru from Glencore Xstrata.

Oil pipe leak blamed for tainted water in China

2014-04-12 15:06

Leak in crude oil pipe blamed for dangerous levels of benzene in Chinese city

Panic in China over fears of contaminated water

2014-04-11 14:37

Lanzhou residents have rushed for supermarket bottled water after authorities said the city's drinking water contained high levels of benzene, a cancer-inducing chemical.

 

Vettel chafes after team orders

2014-04-20 13:26

Formula One World champion Sebastian Vettel smarted on Sunday after being told for the second race in a row to let Red Bull team mate Daniel Ricciardo overtake because the Australian was faster.

New Ferrari boss: 'April Fool's joke?'

2014-04-20 13:11

Ferrari's new team principal Marco Mattiacci was taken by surprise when Luca di Montezemolo offered him the top job at Formula One's glamour team, the Italian initially believing the chairman's approach to be an April Fool's joke.

China: Lewis wins three in a row

2014-04-20 10:53

Mercedes’ showed its dominance once again as Lewis Hamilton made his hat trick win in the 2014 Chinese Formula 1 GP at the Shanghai International Circuit on Sunday.

Red Bull ordered to pay appeal bill

2014-04-19 11:26

Formula One champions Red Bull were cleared of fraudulent behaviour but ordered to pay all costs of their failed appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's Australian Grand Prix disqualification.

Ricciardo fastest in practice

2014-04-19 08:42

Daniel Ricciardo pushed his Red Bull to the fastest lap time during a wet final practice session ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix.

Pastor clears air after Bahrain crash

2014-04-18 07:06

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado has cleared the air with Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez after picking up a grid penalty for sending the Mexican flying at the 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix.

Strike at giant shoemaker's China plant

2014-04-17 16:30

Tens of thousands of workers have joined an escalating strike at a Chinese plant of Taiwan's Yue Yuen Industrial.

China's soil pollution, a serious secret

2014-04-17 13:13

A huge area of China's soil covering more than twice the size of Spain is estimated to be polluted, the government says, announcing findings of a survey previously kept secret.

VW reveals next SA-bound Touareg

2014-04-17 12:01

Volkswagen debuted its updated flagship SUV at the 2014 China auto show. The new Touareg will arrive in SA by 2015!

Weibo sells fewer shares - report

2014-04-17 10:11

Sina Weibo has sold fewer shares than expected in its US initial public offering, which has been priced below expectations, according to a report.

'Disgruntled' worker derailed China train

2014-04-17 09:41

A passenger train derailment in China that injured 15 people and made national headlines was caused by a "disgruntled" worker, a report says.

More dead pigs found in Chinese river

2014-04-17 07:36

At least 170 dead pigs have been found in a Chinese river, state media reported on Thursday, the latest in a string of similar incidents that have raised fears over food safety.

China could harm world economy growth - poll

2014-04-16 19:34

The world economy can expect steady growth at best, but any rapid slowdown in China could upset the still-unsteady progress, according to a Reuters poll.

F1 crisis: Angry teams speak out

2014-04-16 14:43

'We have a situation where we have enriched and empowered five teams and disenfranchised six,' Formula 1's four smallest teams have written to the FIA to complain about the current state of the sport.

New F1 'a form of self-harm'?

2014-04-16 12:52

Formula 1's new look makes no sense and is tantamount to 'self-harm', said the head of the Italian Olympic Committee...

Ferrari rejects Mattiacci criticism

2014-04-16 11:30

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has dismissed early criticism of the team's new boss - Marco Mattiacci.

China's growth slows to 18-month low

2014-04-16 07:35

China's economy has shown slightly better than expected growth but is still at its slowest pace in 18 months in the first quarter of 2014, official data shows.

China bank loans surge

2014-04-15 12:28

China's bank lending surged in March from the previous month, the central bank says, but analysts dismissed the possibility of monetary easing.

China: Bears rescued from horror farm

2014-04-15 10:48

An animal welfare group says it will save 130 bears from a bile extraction farm in China, its largest rescue so far, in a bid to end a business that has sparked outrage.

China's tech potential

2014-04-15 07:47

Xi Jinping’s reforms could unlock huge opportunities for tech firms like Weibo.

China wants US action on IMF funding

2014-04-12 19:00

China has called on the US to approve by the end of the year funding for the IMF that is needed to carry out a reform programme that the leading agency adopted in 2010.

Boxster, Cayman GTS for China show

2014-04-11 15:06

Porsche will debut its new Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS at the 2014 China auto show in Beijing. Both models are available to order now in SA!

China set for budget airlines boom

2014-04-10 14:37

The budget aviation market in China is about to get a lot more competitive as the government moves to promote low-cost travel.

 
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