Lewis Hamilton wins Mexico GP but is forced to wait on championship victory

Lewis Hamilton wins Mexico GP but is forced to wait on championship victory

 

Lewis Hamilton wins Mexico GP but is forced to wait on championship victory. Lewis Hamilton’s sixth Formula One title was kept on ice despite a hard-fought victory at the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday.

The Mercedes driver needed to finish 14 points clear of teammate Valtteri Bottas to take the overall championship, but the Finn’s third-place finish means Hamilton will have to wait until next weekend’s United States Grand Prix,
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China to host first expanded edition of FIFA Club World Cup in 2021

China to host first expanded edition of FIFA Club World Cup in 2021

 

China to host first expanded edition of FIFA Club World Cup in 2021. Some of the world’s biggest soccer clubs will travel to China in 2021 after the country was announced as host of the first expanded edition of the Club World Cup.

The competition, which currently features seven teams — the winner from each confederation’s major continental tournament —
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Countdown to Expo 2020: one year to go

Countdown to Expo 2020: one year to go

 

Train lines are being extended. New hotels are opening their doors. And spectacular national pavilions are being unveiled with great fanfare. All systems are go as Dubai gears up for the grand spectacle of Expo 2020. After six years of preparation and around $8 billion of investment, we are just one year from showtime: October 20, 2020. The six-month showcase of innovation is expected to draw 25 million visitors,
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Can Microsoft Flight Simulator’s 2020 reboot solve the pilot shortage?

Can Microsoft Flight Simulator’s 2020 reboot solve the pilot shortage?

 

Can Microsoft Flight Simulator’s 2020 reboot solve the pilot shortage?. A colossus of the gaming world is stirring from hibernation. Microsoft Flight Simulator, the beloved PC-based pastime of aspiring airliner captains and wannabe fighter pilots since 1982, has been in a state of suspended animation since the release of Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX), its 10th version, in 2006.
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Boxer Patrick Day dies four days after being knocked out

Boxer Patrick Day dies four days after being knocked out

 

Boxer Patrick Day died Wednesday, four days after he was knocked out during his bout with Charles Conwell on Saturday night in Chicago.

Day, 27, succumbed to a traumatic brain injury he suffered that night, according to a statement from his promoter, Joe DiBella of DiBella Entertainment. “He was surrounded by his family, close friends and members of his boxing team,
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Migrants describe being tortured and raped on perilous journey to Libya

Migrants describe being tortured and raped on perilous journey to Libya

 

Migrants describe being tortured and raped on perilous journey to Libya. A small blue boat with an outboard motor bobs on the waves of the open sea. It is crammed with 28 migrants — men, women and children — from Somalia, Bangladesh and Yemen. Across the horizon is the Libyan coast.

Sailors on a Libyan coast guard ship wave their arms.
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Protesters appear to be hit by taxi and man beaten bloody in another violent turn for Hong Kong

Protesters appear to be hit by taxi and man beaten bloody in another violent turn for Hong Kong

 

Protesters appear to be hit by taxi and man beaten bloody in another violent turn for Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s political unrest took another dark turn Sunday when a driver mowed down protesters with a taxi cab and a man was beaten bloody by a mob, video shows.

The violence took place as thousands took to the streets to participate in two marches in Kowloon and Hong Kong island to voice their opposition to a recent measure banning people from wearing face masks at public gatherings.
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Liverpool survives astonishing Salzburg fightback in seven-goal thriller

Liverpool survives astonishing Salzburg fightback in seven-goal thriller

 

Perhaps watching football at Anfield should come with a health warning.

Just five months since Liverpool produced one of the most astonishing comebacks in the history of European football to dump Barcelona out of the Champions League, its players were once again involved in another contest that defied any modicum of logic. Playing Austria’s Red Bull Salzburg —
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