Tag Archives: contenders

F1 yearning for contenders to put the heat on Lewis Hamilton | Giles Richards | Sport

Formula One fires up in anger for the first time this year in Melbourne on Friday but there will still be few givens for the forthcoming season. Yet of one central player in the forthcoming drama there can be absolute certitude. Lewis Hamilton enters his 14th year in F1 motivated, …

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Talking Horses: Epatante still the pick of Henderson’s Hurdle contenders | Sport

Three of Nicky Henderson’s Champion Hurdle contenders were among 14 horses sent to Kempton Park on Tuesday for exercise in what has become a traditional part of the buildup to the Festival meeting at Cheltenham, but the absence of Epatante, the big-race favourite, from the away trip seemed only to …

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2020 WGC-Mexico Championship leaderboard, grades: Patrick Reed outlasts star contenders for win

2020 WGC-Mexico Championship leaderboard, grades: Patrick Reed outlasts star contenders for win

Patrick Reed outlasted a handful of the best golfers in the world on Sunday at the WGC-Mexico Championship with a final-round 67 to win his second career WGC by one stroke over Bryson DeChambeau.  This either concludes or exacerbates what has been a wild two months for the former Masters …

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NBA trade deadline: Assessing top contenders

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Thursday brought a busy if not earth-shaking trade deadline, with a number of contenders making win-now moves, but many, including the Bucks and Lakers, noticeably standing pat. Was the shape of this season irrevocably altered? Not really. Many of the major movers, including Minnesota, Golden State, Atlanta, were non-playoff teams. …

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