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Motorsport 10 Mar 2016 | 10:29 AM

Frequent flyer Hamilton moves on to another plane

LONDON (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can become Britain's first four-times Formula One world champion this season, but some former racers fear the Mercedes driver's celebrity lifestyle could make the task harder.

Football 24 Jun 2016 | 12:20 AM

Qatar uses 3D printers to make World Cup stadiums 'desert-proof'

DOHA (Reuters) - Scientists at Qatar University are testing 3D-printed models of football stadiums that Qatar is building for the 2022 World Cup to see if they can endure the Gulf state's punishing desert climate.

Other Sport 22 Jul 2016 | 6:32 PM

America's Cup crews test British sea power on home waters

PORTSMOUTH, England (Reuters) - Jimmy Spithill bounds from one side of his America’s Cup catamaran to the other in a couple of strides, deftly dodging the edge of the huge “wing” which drives this state-of-the-art sailing craft.

Other Sport 28 Jul 2016 | 5:28 PM

Globetrotting horses take flight for Rio

LONDON (Reuters) - Pegasus, the winged white stallion of Ancient Greek mythology, may have been the equine world's first frequent flyer but today's Olympic horses are the real globetrotters racking up the air miles.

Other Sport 14 Sep 2016 | 5:57 PM

Soccer, Formula 1, drone racing - Sky takes to air with new sport

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's leading pay-TV group Sky, known for splashing out billions of pounds on coverage of glamorous sports to keep an edge over its rivals, said on Wednesday it had identified the next big thing: drone racing.

Football 04 Oct 2016 | 1:07 PM

Eurosport's latest TV network looking to pilot drone racing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eurosport, Discovery Communications Inc's European sports broadcaster, is in talks with potential partners to broadcast drone racing, making it the latest network looking to experiment with the fledgling sport in which contestants navigate small, remote-controlled aircraft at high speeds through aerial obstacle courses.

Football 19 Oct 2016 | 9:56 PM

Fenerbahce's team plane makes emergency landing in Budapest

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The team plane of Turkish football club Fenerbahce made an emergency landing in Budapest on Wednesday as pilots reported a loss of cabin pressure due to a crack in the cockpit window, a spokesman for Budapest Airport said.

Other Sport 27 Oct 2016 | 2:56 PM

Solo sailor Guo missing in the Pacific Ocean

(Reuters) - Chinese sailor Guo Chuan has gone missing in the Pacific during his attempt to set a record for a solo non-stop crossing of the ocean, state media has reported.

Other Sport 18 Nov 2016 | 5:47 AM

Ainslie busting a gut in America’s Cup quest

PORTSMOUTH, England (Reuters) - Numbingly-cold salt water showers Ben Ainslie and his crew as they enter "flight" mode in a practice sail before defending their America's Cup World Series lead in Japan this weekend.

Football 30 Nov 2016 | 8:26 AM

Chapecoense vow to rebuild after airline accident

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The vice-president of Brazilian top flight side Chapecoense has vowed to get the club back on its feet and playing again next year after a plane crash in Colombia wiped out almost the entire squad.