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Tobacco companies in quiet return to Formula One

Publication date 18 February 2019 | 14:44 | ICT

TOBACCO giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco have formed partnerships with their scientific research subsidiaries and Formula 1 teams Ferrari and McLaren more than a decade after cigarette advertising was banned from the sport



  • Renault launch 2019 car intent on reeling in F1 big three

    Publication date 14 February 2019 | 15:40 | ICT

    RENAULT approach the 2019 season intent on maintaining their march towards Formula One’s top three teams aided by the arrival of Daniel Ricciardo to drive alongside Nico Hulkenberg.

  • Newcastle denied as Wolves rescued by Dubravka howler

    Publication date 13 February 2019 | 16:42 | ICT

    NEWCASTLE goalkeeper Martin Dubravka damaged his side’s bid to avoid relegation for the second successive match as his late howler gifted Wolves a 1-1 draw on Monday.

  • Harden keeps streak alive

    Publication date 13 February 2019 | 16:57 | ICT

    JAMES Harden produced a scintillating late burst of scoring to extend his remarkable 30-point scoring streak to 30 games on Monday as the Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 120-104.

  • #SaveHakeem is ‘win in battle for football’s soul’

    Publication date 13 February 2019 | 16:50 | ICT

    EX-SOCCEROOS captain Craig Foster was capped 29 times for his country, but believes the fight to free Hakeem al-Araibi was the most important battle of his life and vital for saving football’s soul.

  • Vonn skis into sunset, leaving massive void

    Publication date 12 February 2019 | 13:18 | ICT

    LINDSEY Vonn will head into retirement having overcome “serious anxiety” to bag one last medal, lauded by rivals as a supreme role model whose trail-blazing on-piste success guarantees her a place in the pantheon of alpine skiing greats.

  • Froome up against altitude on season debut

    Publication date 12 February 2019 | 13:17 | ICT

    FOUR-TIME Tour de France winner Chris Froome will have his work cut out dealing with the altitude when he tackles the Tour Colombia starting on Tuesday, his rivals and team-mate said.

  • Warriors take the Heat, Embiid leads 76ers

    Publication date 12 February 2019 | 12:10 | ICT

    KEVIN Durant scored a game-high 39 points as the NBA champion Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 19-point deficit to edge the Miami Heat 120-118 on Sunday.

  • Barca give La Liga rivals fresh hope after Bilbao draw

    Publication date 12 February 2019 | 12:07 | ICT

    LIONEL Messi was short of fitness and Barcelona lacked spark as a goalless draw away to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday offered fresh hope to their rivals in the title race.

  • Sarri’s job on line as City hit humiliated Chelsea for six

    Publication date 12 February 2019 | 10:05 | ICT

    MAURIZIO Sarri admitted his job as Chelsea manager is at risk after Manchester City scored four times inside the first 25 minutes to thrash his side 6-0 on Sunday.

  • Thunder roar back to stun Rockets

    Publication date 11 February 2019 | 13:30 | ICT

    RUSSELL Westbrook matched the NBA record with a ninth straight triple-double and Paul George scored 15 of his 45 points in the fourth quarter on Saturday as the Oklahoma City Thunder roared back from a 26-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 117-112.