Posts Tagged Belgium

UEFA postpones Israel’s Euro 2016 home opener

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has postponed Israel’s opening 2016 European Championship qualifying match against Belgium for security reasons.

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Resurgent Red Bull showing signs of improvement

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia steers his car during the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia won the race, Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany finished second and Williams driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland third. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

SPA, Belgium (AP) — As Mercedes tries to get to grips with the latest dispute between its two bickering drivers in their tussle for the Formula One title, Red Bull is quietly enjoying an encouraging return to form.

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Ricciardo beats Rosberg to win Belgian GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain  leads his teammate Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany during the Belgium Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.  (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

SPA, Belgium (AP) — Nico Rosberg extended his championship lead and deepened his rift with Lewis Hamilton. The gloves are now well and truly off between the Mercedes rivals in their bitter fight for the Formula One title.

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Valtteri Bottas fastest in 3rd Belgian GP practice

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland steers his car during the second practice session ahead of Sunday's Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

SPA, Belgium (AP) — Nico Rosberg will start the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position after holding off a strong challenge from his Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton in qualifying on Saturday.

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