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Formula One driver who began champagne-spraying tradition dies, aged 86

Formula One driver who began champagne-spraying tradition dies, aged 86

According to a report by ESPN, Gurney won four Formula One races, five NASCAR competitions and seven IndyCar races from the years 1962 to 1970. Apart from Gurney, Mario Andretti and Juan Pablo Montoya were the only other drivers to win races in all the three competitions.


Ex-West Bromwich Albion striker Cyrille Regis dies aged 59

Ex-West Bromwich Albion striker Cyrille Regis dies aged 59

He was part of Coventry's FA Cup-winning side in 1987. Regis represented England at under-21 level and won his first senior cap in February 1982 against Northern Ireland. What did Cyrille Regis do after football? Cyrille Regis had worked as a coach and later a football agent after retiring from the game in 1996. He was also the agent of sprinter John Regis, who set the United Kingdom 200 metres record in 1994, with a time of 19.87 seconds, which still stands as the national record today.



Patriots, Eagles post wins

With the wind and against it. Then the Eagles (14-3) held when Atlanta (11-7) got to the 9-yard line with a first down, and to the 2 for a fourth-down play. "Just keep on disrespecting and we're going to keep proving people wrong", receiver Alshon Jeffery said. The Falcons slow progress to the endzone had diehard Eagles fans cheering on a challenge on a pass completion, shouting when the Falcons made first downs, and roared when at 4th and goal the Eagles defense swooped in to prevent ...


California: another body is recovered following devastating mudslides

California: another body is recovered following devastating mudslides

The death toll early Thursday rose to 17 people, ranging in age from 3 to 89, and another 8 were still missing around the town of Montecito where hundreds of people are still surrounded by more than a foot of mud. "Nobody anticipated this", Montecito resident Jennifer Markham told the Associated Press . "I understand that no one really understands what's going on, but it's been really hard being here", resident Anais Berman said.



Liverpool end City's unbeaten run with enthralling 4-3 win

Substitute Bernardo Silva and then Ilkay Gundogan scored late goals for City , there were some nerves in the final 60 seconds, but Liverpool collected a deserved three points in a game that shows that football remains a team sport and not one about individuals.


Major time in Melbourne: Australian Open starts Monday

Major time in Melbourne: Australian Open starts Monday

She was outplayed in the tiebreaker and in the third set. The 20-year-old Swiss beat 37-year-old Williams 6-3 7-5 in just under two hours on the Rod Laver Arena. The age gap between 20-year-old Ostapenko and 37-year-old Schiavone, the 2010 French Open victor, was the biggest of any in the first round at Melbourne Park.