The 2016 Mexican Grand Prix will be better remembered for what happened in the Stewards’ office and over the radio than it will be for what happened on-track. Lewis Hamilton stormed away with a boring victory having escaped a penalty on Lap 1. All the real fun happened behind two Mercedes as a late battle between Sebastian Vettel, Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo stole all the headlines.
It was a day of intrigue and controversy at the 2010 World Cup today. Two pairs of rivals met to determine who would go on and who would go home. The biggest story of the day, as seems so often the case, was the referees. A disallowed goal in one game and an allowed goal in the other was likely the deciding factor in each match. Continue reading
The twelfth day of action at the 2010 World Cup marked the beginning of the end of the group stages. All 8 Group A and Group B teams would be in action with four moving on and four going home at the end of the day. Uruguay and Argentina were favoured to move on leaving two spots realistically open for six teams. Continue reading
The six teams in action today are all coming off disappointing efforts in their first games of the tournament. They all needed to bounce back with a superior effort in their second games in order to reach the knockout stages. Continue reading
After years of questioning if they could pull it off, the 2010 World Cup kicked off with a bang in South Africa. Well, “bang” is a relative term. After all, the two Group A matches that opened action in South Africa weren’t stellar displays of football. A pair of draws definitely can’t be considered a highlight when talking about the opening day of the World Cup but that was the only “action” they had. Continue reading