Bernie backs call for 'maximum attack' F1 tyres

2016-01-28 11:13

Formula 1 could be set to take a sharp turn away from the era of Pirelli's heavily-degrading tyres if the sport's supremo Bernie Ecclestone has his way.

Athlete attempts 42km marathon...while towing an SUV

2016-01-20 11:45

While some of us are working off festive-season flab at gyms in SA, one athlete will face his toughest fitness challenge yet - a 42km marathon while towing a Mini Countryman!

Horner: Hamilton was 'desperate' to drive for Red Bull

2016-01-19 14:10

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner admitted that triple F1 champion Lewis Hamilton was interested in driving for the energy drink company in 2012.

Cheaper F1 engines on way - report

2016-01-12 13:41

F1's manufacturers look set to agree to reduce the price of their engines, even if they want to press ahead with the current 'power unit' formula beyond 2017.

Hamilton: Mercedes will dominate in 2016

2016-01-11 14:53

World champion Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes will continue its dominant form in 2016.

Uber hits one billion rides

2016-01-01 14:05

Uber said it made its billionth trip in a new milestone for the global ride-sharing service.

Cameron sends in more troops to help with UK floods

2015-12-28 07:54

British Prime Minister David Cameron has sent hundreds more troops into northern England to help exhausted residents and emergency workers fight back rising river waters after weeks of heavy rain.

Global social media campaign 'I Am A Migrant' launched

2015-12-17 09:42

Migrants around the world are invited to share their life stories in a new social media campaign launched in London by the International Organisation for Migration and a British charity.

Malema takes his land message to London

2015-11-29 15:00

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema this week charmed London policymakers, investors, academics and students, but back home he was accused of speaking with a forked tongue.

Vettel - 'Difficult' to be 'missing' Schumacher

2015-11-23 13:31

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel dedicated his Race of Champions win title to Formula 1 great Michael Schumacher who is recovering from a near-fatal skiing fall in 2013.


Manor signs former Ferrari-man Pat Fry

2016-01-25 15:36

Former Ferrari chassis technical director has joined Formula 1 minnows Manor as an engineering consultant.

McLaren spent holidays working on 2016 car

2016-01-20 07:42

McLaren staff worked throughout the Christmas break in order to keep its Honda-powered 2016 car on schedule.

Mercedes CEO: We have the "perfect" driver line-up

2016-01-14 14:46

Despite a bitter rivalry between drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, Mercedes CEO Dieter Zetsche says the duo form "the perfect couple".

Wolff understands Ecclestone's criticism

2016-01-11 15:09

Toto Wolff says he understands the criticisms being made by F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

Beyoncé not worthy of playing Sarah Baartman - chief

2016-01-04 15:57

Sarah Baartman's story is not American megastar Beyoncé's to tell, says a local chief of the Ghonaqua First Peoples.

Merc to unleash Hamilton, Rosberg rivalry in 2016

2015-12-28 13:16

Mercedes is considering unleashing the rivalry between team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, in a bid to spice up Formula 1.

F1 half a second quicker in 2015 - report

2015-12-21 15:21

F1 cars were about half a second per lap faster in 2015 compared to the start of the controversial new 'power unit' era in 2014.

Police: London Tube stabbings 'terrorist incident'

2015-12-06 07:31

British police are investigating as a "terrorist incident" the stabbing of three people at a London Underground train station on Saturday, which left a pool of blood in the ticket hall.

Hakkinen: Hamilton 'doesn't have to win' in Abu Dhabi

2015-11-23 13:57

Former Formula 1 world champion says the pressure if off 2015 champion Lewis Hamilton win the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi.

Parking tips for surviving the crazy holiday season

2015-11-11 14:09

Check this parking survey with some good-to-know behaviour data from the UK. Quite relevant to South Africa during the silly holiday season. Watch the videos!

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