South Africa’s Akani Simbine crosses the line in the men’s 100m final of the IAAF Diamond League Anniversary Games athletics meet in London on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
In a tweet published briefly before the scheduled start time, the organisers stated, “There will be no intermediate sprints, no points, no stage winner. The riders will do 8 laps around the circuit for the fans. GC stays the same as yesterday.”
Byron, who got pushed out of the way by winner Joey Logano two laps from the end here a year ago, drove away from Kevin Harvick during a green-white-checkered finish for his third victory of the season and the seventh of his career.
US sprinter Trayvon Bromell won the men’s 100m at the British Grand Prix in Gateshead on Tuesday as Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah took the honours in the women’s 200m. Just 10 days from the start of the Tokyo
Ruled out last year by the COVID-19 emergency, the event assembles a strong international line-up of drivers and riders for the second round of the 2021 FIA World Cup for Cross Country Bajas for cars, and the opening round of the FIM Bajas World Cup for bikes.
Pole-starter Marco Bezzecchi won India's inaugural MotoGP in a near flawless race Sunday, but world champion Francesco Bagnaia crashed out after slipping on a turn.
The Games, delayed a year due to China's measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, will be the country's biggest sporting event in over a decade in several metrics, with around 12,000 athletes from 45 nations competing in 40 sports.
India have become only the second team in men's cricket history to occupy the number one spot across all three formats after defeating Australia in the first ODI on Friday.