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Other - Yesterday’s News

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Other - Yesterday’s News

'I saw death too closely' - F1 driver describes horrific 140mph crash after leaving hospital

Romain Grosjean managed to escape his blazing car at the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix.

Fury to remain on BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist despite his demand to be removed

The world heavyweight champion has called on his fans not to vote, saying: ‘I have no need for verification’.

WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson, the first openly gay pro wrestling star, dies aged 79

Patterson’s career was associated with many firsts, including the first ever Intercontinental Title reign and the creation of the Royal Rumble.

World Rugby chief Brett Gosper to depart for NFL role

After nine-year spell at rugby’s helm, the Australian will take charge of the NFL’s operations in the UK and Europe.

Mick Schumacher to race in Formula One next season as Haas announce 2021 team

The 21-year-old German could wrap up the Formula Two championship in Bahrain this weekend.

Fans to return to football stadiums and racecourses in Britain from today

A limited number of supporters will be welcomed back.

Other - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Jordan Henderson and Ronnie O'Sullivan among 6 nominees for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Lewis Hamilton is one of three British world champions on the shortlist.

Hamilton will miss this weekend's Grand Prix after positive Covid test

The reigning champion will miss the second of back-to-back races in Bahrain.

Wilson shines as Seahawks down Eagles

The Seahawks lead the NFC West as they move to 8-3 for the season.

Other - Monday 30 November, 2020

F1 driver Grosjean on the mend after 140mph crash, says controversial halo device saved his life

The Frenchman’s car split in two and burst into flames after he pierced through a steel barrier during yesterday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Mahomes powers NFL champions Chiefs past Brady-led Bucs, Rodgers shines for Packers

A wrap of last night’s NFL action Stateside.

Other - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Patriots kick winning field goal on final play against Cardinals

Elsewhere, Derrick Henry ran in three touchdowns as the Titans beat the Colts 45-26.

Hamilton's victory at Bahrain Grand Prix overshadowed by terrifying Grosjean crash

Grosjean escaped from his burning cockpit in one the biggest accidents in Formula One’s recent memory.

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Romain Grosjean leaps away from burning car after first lap crash in Bahrain

The Frenchman miraculously walked away from a horror crash in which his car was sliced in two.

Tyson comeback fight at 54 ends with draw against Jones, Joyce stops Dubois in heavyweight showdown

Underdog Joyce landed the British, Commonwealth and European titles, while the exhibition battle of former heavyweight champions ended all square.

Celebrating Diego Maradona and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

El Diego dominated this week’s collection.

Which of these 5 sports books will win the prestigious William Hill prize?

‘Born Fighter’ and ‘The Rodchenkov Affair’ are among the contenders.

Other - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Lions sack head coach Patricia and GM Quinn after 4-7 start

Detroit are on pace for a third straight losing campaign and haven’t won a playoff game in 29 years.

Lewis Hamilton seals another dominant pole position in Bahrain

This marked Mercedes’ 11th front-row lockout of the campaign.

'No alternative' as Basketball Ireland cancel entire league season

However, no decision has been made over the 2020/21 Men’s National Cup.

Other - Friday 27 November, 2020

Golf clubs to reopen from Tuesday, while gyms to be used for individual training only - not classes

Players will be able to play at golf clubs outside of their own county from 18 December, in line with the general easing of travel restrictions from the same date.

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Mike Tyson prepares for boxing return this weekend

The controversial showdown between two great former champions now in their 50s has been met with understandable criticism.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

There’s plenty of live action to look forward to this weekend.


Watson throws for four touchdowns as Texans brush aside Lions on Thanksgiving

In the other NFL matchup, Washington moved into first place in the NFC East after beating Dallas.

'I couldn't believe it' - unlikely Australian adventure to look forward to but football first for now

Lauren Magee is heading for Melbourne after her involvement in Dublin’s four-in-a-row bid.

Other - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in

Ding Junhui believes the idea is ‘too risky’

Hamilton calls for action on 'massive' human rights issues facing F1

‘We have taken a step in that direction but we can always do more,’ the seven-time world champion said.

Eric Donovan to return to the ring in Belgium on Saturday week

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ has a couple of fights in the pipeline as he stares into a potentially career-defining year.

Other - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

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Stuart Bingham makes UK Championships' second 147 in 24 hours

It comes a day after Kyren Wilson’s maximum break in Milton Keynes.

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Golovkin to defend IBF title against unbeaten Szeremeta next month

The middleweight bout will take place in Florida a day before Canelo Alvarez makes his return against Britain’s Callum Smith.

Other - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Tennyson to face ranked opponent in world-title eliminator in 10 days' time

The hard-hitting Irishman will face Irish-Canadian Josh O’Reilly on 4 December and will aim to put the big dogs at 135 on notice.

Rams move top of NFC West with narrow victory over Buccaneers

Tom Brady’s Bucs will struggle to catch the conference-leading New Orleans Saints.

Other - Monday 23 November, 2020

Fans set to return to sports stadiums in England from December

Up to 4,000 spectators will be allowed into grounds in low-risk areas.

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This Donegal man is aiming to become the first person to swim around the coast of Ireland

The security consultant started his marathon swim at Carrickfin beach in Co Donegal in September.

Super Bowl MVP Mahomes shines as Chiefs avenge loss to Raiders

Meanwhile, Taysom Hill led New Orleans Saints to victory.

Henry powers Titans to come-from-behind overtime win over Ravens

Elsewhere, Ben Roethlisberger threw for two touchdowns and 267 yards as the Steelrs continued their unbeaten season.

Other - Sunday 22 November, 2020

A much-needed Monday-morning GAA fix kicks off our offerings for The42 members this week

Between reliving, ranting and writing, we’ll have you well stocked this week.

'It's a real example of, 'You can do anything'' - Irish greats unite to help kids walk tall through lockdown

The Robert Heffernan Race Walking Academy has been a huge success.

Other - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Djokovic supports domestic violence policy in tennis following allegations against opponent

Germany’s Alexander Zverev denies abuse claims made by his ex-girlfriend.

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