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Ayrton Senna: Keeping his brand and legacy alive

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Ayrton Senna Foundation is helping millions of students in Brazil Twenty-three years after his death, former Formula 1 world champion Ayrton Senna’s name is almost as valuable as when he was alive – and it is making a difference in his home country of Brazil. It is Friday afternoon and children around the age of 12 are gathered in the computer lab of a public school in Itatiba, a small town an hour away from Sao Paulo. Class time is already…

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Ferguson tells Diaz to stop acting like McGregor’s ex-girlfriend and fight

IRVINE, Calif. — Going by his words, it’s been a “bulls— couple months” for UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson. Ferguson (22-3) was supposed to face Khabib Nurmagomedov for an interim title at UFC 209 last month. The winner would have held some leverage to either book a fight against Conor McGregor or demand he vacate his title. In the end, none of that happened. Nurmagomedov (24-0) was hospitalized during his weight cut, and the bout was canceled entirely. Brett Okamoto welcomes in UFC featherweight Ryan Hall to discuss Al Iaquinta’s stance…

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Formula 1 cameos: The good and the bad as Jenson Button prepares for a brief return

He just can’t keep away. Yes, despite having decided to give Formula 1 a miss this year, Jenson Button will be back behind the wheel of the McLaren for next month’s Monaco Grand Prix as Fernando Alonso goes off for a crack at the Indy 500. It could be the greatest Formula 1 cameo ever. Then again, it could be the worst. BBC Sport takes a trip down memory lane to see how some other cameos in Formula 1 turned out. The bad… Jean-Louis Schlesser – 1988 Italian Grand Prix…

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How Ferrari gave Sebastian Vettel the chance to beat Lewis Hamilton

Sebastian Vettel has won two of the three Formula 1 races so far this season How have Ferrari done it? That is the big question on many people’s lips in Formula 1 this year. Sebastian Vettel is leading the championship by seven points from Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton after two wins and a second place in the first three races. The German is giving every impression of being a serious title contender. What a difference from last year, when Ferrari went winless, Vettel had a fractious relationship with his bosses…

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Geraint Thomas: Welsh cyclist on the Giro d’Italia, TUEs and Bradley Wiggins

Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas is leading Team Sky in the 2017 Giro d’Italia, which starts on 5 May. BBC Wales Sport caught up with the double Olympic gold medallist at a team training camp in Tenerife. He talks about his ambition to cement his status as a team leader by winning the event. He also talks about his moral obligations as a Team Sky cyclist following recent speculation surrounding Bradley Wiggins and therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs). Source link

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Max Verstappen: Confident, talented, ruthless and with F1’s throne in his sights

Greatness awaits? Max Verstappen has the world title in his sights – and not just one Bahrain Grand Prix on the BBC Dates: 14-16 Apr Venue: Bahrain International Circuit Coverage: Practice, qualifying and race on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra (second practice online only). Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app. Max Verstappen does not lack for confidence. Just starting his third season in Formula 1, with one win under his belt, the 19-year-old Red Bull driver has no doubts about his ability. Could…

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