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Lewis Hamilton in action during the British Grand Prix on July 18, 2021
Experts expect 2021 title battle to intensify
Formula 1 is relishing the intense head-to-head between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen in 2021.
07:56
Ralf Schumacher pictured in January 2014
Title battle could end with injury - Schumacher
Ralf Schumacher is worried this year's title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen could ultimately end in injury.
Jul 23, 08:25
Lance Stroll pictured during qualifying for the Turkish Grand Prix on November 14, 2020
Beating Stroll should be 'easy' for Vettel - Schumacher
Sebastian Vettel should put the bulk of his focus on consistently beating teammate Lance Stroll.
Jul 22, 08:04
Lewis Hamilton celebrates finishing first in qualifying for the Silverstone Sprint race on July 16, 2021
Hamilton eyed 'victory or death' in British GP - press
Lewis Hamilton charged for "victory or death" before title rival Max Verstappen was tipped into a 51G crash at Silverstone's Copse corner on Sunday.
Jul 20, 08:58
Ralf Schumacher pictured in January 2014
Uncle says Alfa Romeo not 'better option' for Schumacher
Mick Schumacher's uncle has again questioned the "sense" in rumours the young German could move from Haas to Alfa Romeo for 2022.
Jul 17, 09:09
Kimi Raikkonen pictured in February 2020
Raikkonen getting too old for F1 - pundits
Some Formula 1 experts and pundits are wondering if it's time Kimi Raikkonen hung up his helmet.
Jul 6, 07:48
Mercedes driver George Russell in action during the practice pool for the Sakhir Grand Prix on December 4, 2020
Russell would 'fight for wins' at Mercedes - Alonso
Fernando Alonso thinks "podiums" and "victories" are in George Russell's Formula 1 future.
Jul 6, 07:45
Mick Schumacher pictured ahead of the Eifel Grand Prix on October 9, 2020
Haas 'not far' from ending Schumacher rumours
Ralf Schumacher isn't sure if he would advise his nephew Mick to stay at Haas for 2022 or risk a move to another Ferrari-linked team.
Jul 5, 07:22
Max Verstappen celebrates winning the Austrian Grand Prix on July 4, 2021
Catching Red Bull 'almost impossible' for Mercedes
Max Verstappen insists he is still not even "dreaming" about becoming world champion in 2021.
Jul 5, 07:21
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas during practice for the French Grand Prix on June 18, 2021
Bottas told of Mercedes exit 'long ago' - Doornbos
Two former F1 drivers think Valtteri Bottas is definitely leaving Mercedes.
Jun 22, 07:40
Nikita Mazepin pictured in March 2021
Schumacher to use 'elbows' in Mazepin fights
Mick Schumacher has vowed to "talk to the team again" about Nikita Mazepin's aggression, whilst vowing to use his "elbows" in their next wheel-to-wheel scrap.
Jun 21, 07:37
Valtteri Bottas pictured at Imola on October 31, 2020
Wolff says Bottas' radio outburst 'great'
Toto Wolff says Valtteri Bottas' foul-mouthed rant at Mercedes' strategy team during the French GP was "great".
Jun 21, 07:36
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas during practice for the French Grand Prix on June 18, 2021
Bottas' winter decision deadline was 'joke' - Wolff
Toto Wolff says he was "joking" when he declared that Mercedes' decision about Valtteri Bottas' future could be delayed until as late as February next year.
Jun 20, 09:07
Spanish GP 2014
New Williams boss 'knows how to succeed'
Jost Capito says "nothing has changed" at Williams despite the fact that he has been named the famous British team's new boss.
Jun 19, 09:08
Red Bull's Max Verstappen pictured on June 6, 2021
Pirelli suspects Verstappen's Baku tyres underinflated
The analysis of Max Verstappen's deflated Pirelli tyre showed no signs of a manufacturing or design fault, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Jun 14, 08:21
Valtteri Bottas pictured at Imola on October 31, 2020
'Time' to put Russell in Bottas' car - media
The latest buzz on the Formula 1 rumour mill is that Valtteri Bottas remains in danger of losing his Mercedes seat - perhaps even within 2021.
Jun 9, 08:04
Nikita Mazepin pictured in March 2021
Mazepin deserved penalty for 'life-threatening' move
Nikita Mazepin should have been severely penalised for his near-incident involving Mick Schumacher at Baku.
Jun 8, 07:47
Jean Todt pictured on February 15, 2020
Todt visits Michael Schumacher 'twice a month'
Jean Todt says he visits F1 legend Michael Schumacher "at least twice a month".
May 23, 07:36
Charles Leclerc pictured on August 2, 2020
Leclerc denies Ferrari happy with 'mediocrity'
Charles Leclerc has hit back at claims that Ferrari is patting itself on the back in 2021 for being "mediocre".
May 20, 07:39
Spanish GP 2014
Honda engine still behind Mercedes - Tost
Honda is still trailing Mercedes in terms of ultimate engine performance, Alpha Tauri boss Franz Tost has admitted.
May 19, 07:52
Fernando Alonso pictured in January 2020
Alonso took on Alpine 'leadership role' - CEO
Fernando Alonso is fulfilling a "leadership role" at Alpine, according to Renault CEO Luca de Meo.
May 18, 08:30
George Russell pictured on August 28, 2020
Mercedes should put Russell in race seat - Schumacher
Mercedes should put George Russell in a race seat "in the medium term", according to former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher.
May 18, 08:28
Spanish GP 2014
Racing with Schumacher name 'normal' for young cousins
Carrying the Schumacher surname around the Formula 1 circuits of the world is "normal" for both Mick and David, according to Ralf Schumacher.
May 12, 07:52
Spanish GP 2014
Schumacher, Horner reject mid-season Bottas axe rumours
Rumours that Valtteri Bottas could lose his Mercedes seat before the end of the season do not "make sense", according to former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher.
May 5, 08:22
Red Bull's Helmut Marko pictured in July 2020
Red Bull won't abandon Verstappen's 2021 chances - Marko
Dr Helmut Marko says Red Bull will not abandon development of its 2021 car - even with the radical new 2022 technical regulations now looming large in Formula 1.
May 4, 08:01
Ralf Schumacher pictured in January 2014
Early start for 2021 title 'mind games' - Schumacher
The "mind games" between Formula 1's title protagonists have begun tantalisingly early in 2021, according to former driver Ralf Schumacher.
May 3, 07:54
Racing Point's Lance Stroll pictured in July 2020
Stroll has 'different' Aston Martin car - Vettel
As Sebastian Vettel's struggles continue, he has revealed that Aston Martin teammate Lance Stroll is benefitting from a "different specification" this weekend at Portimao.
May 1, 07:08
Valtteri Bottas celebrates winning the Russian Grand Prix on September 27, 2020
Bottas will struggle to keep seat - Schumacher
Clinging onto his Mercedes seat for 2022 is going to be a "damn tight" battle for Valtteri Bottas.
May 1, 07:07
Red Bull's Max Verstappen in action on April 18, 2021
F1 back to 2014 performance next year - Verstappen
Formula 1 cars will return to the grip levels of "2014 or 2015" next year, according to Max Verstappen.
Apr 28, 08:08
Valtteri Bottas pictured at Imola on October 31, 2020
Critics say Bottas 'a long way off' 2021 pace
Valtteri Bottas is "a long way off" the pace at present, according to former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher.
Apr 21, 08:09
Red Bull's Max Verstappen in action on April 18, 2021
Pundits, press say 2021 to be 'proper duel' in F1
2021 is shaping up as a true head-to-head battle for the world championship, according to pundits and the international media.
Apr 20, 07:54
Portimao F1 racetrack pictured 2009
Stroll legal threat to end with 'bloody nose'
Billionaire Lawrence Stroll is probably the driving force behind Aston Martin's current legal threats against Formula 1 authorities, according to Ralf Schumacher.
Apr 19, 08:11
Nikita Mazepin pictured in March 2021
Heavily-criticised Mazepin 'destroyed' at Imola
The under-fire Nikita Mazepin "destroyed" a rival's qualifying lap at Imola - and then his teammate Mick Schumacher "destroyed" the Russian with pace.
Apr 18, 08:40
Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel pictured on March 27, 2021
Imola 'won't be easy' for Vettel - Schumacher
Sebastian Vettel needs to be both careful and fast this weekend at Imola in order to get the "acceptance" of his new team.
Apr 13, 08:03
Charles Leclerc pictured on August 2, 2020
Sainz a closer teammate than Vettel - Leclerc
Charles Leclerc says he is forging a closer relationship at Ferrari with Carlos Sainz than he did with his former teammate Sebastian Vettel.
Apr 7, 07:58
Nikita Mazepin pictured in March 2021
Three F1 names defend under-fire Mazepin
Three prominent members of the F1 circus have defended the under-fire Nikita Mazepin.
Apr 6, 08:07
Red Bull's Helmut Marko pictured in July 2020
Mercedes link now hurting Aston Martin
Just as the so-called 'pink Mercedes' benefitted from the Mercedes tie-up last year, Aston Martin is now struggling for the same basic reason.
Apr 6, 08:06
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Bahrain Grand Prix on November 29, 2020
Hamilton can win in 'inferior car' - Albers
Lewis Hamilton proved that he doesn't need the best car to win grands prix.
Mar 30, 07:42
Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel pictured on March 27, 2021
Vettel 'won't be on the grid in 2022' - Watt
"Time has run out" for Sebastian Vettel in Formula 1, according to former racing driver Jason Watt.
Mar 30, 07:41
Sebastian Vettel pictured on August 6, 2020
'I'm still good enough for fifth title' - Vettel
Sebastian Vettel insists he is "still good enough" not only to win more races in Formula 1, but also a fifth drivers' world championship.
Mar 25, 06:10

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Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina1671033
JapanJapan154625
United StatesUnited States14161141
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia912930
AustraliaAustralia921122
Great BritainGreat Britain58821
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Friday's key events


ATHLETICS
· The athletics schedule begins, with 100m sprinter Dina Asher-Smith among the names in action on the opening day. The men's 10,000m final concludes the action, with Team GB's Sam Atkin and Marc Scott taking part in the absence of 2012 and 2016 champion Sir Mo Farah (1am-2.30pm)

ROWING
· Victoria Thornley is Team GB's representative in the women's single sculls final (1.33am)
· Great Britain will be going for gold in the men's eight final (2.25am)

SWIMMING
· Team GB duo Molly Renshaw and Abbie Wood take part in the women's 200m breaststroke final, but new Olympic record-holder Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa is the hot favourite (2.41am)
· Luke Greenbank has very realistic ambitions of picking up a medal in the men's 200m backstroke final (2.50am)
· There is also British representation in the women's 100m freestyle final, although any medal for Anna Hopkin would be a surprise (2.59am)
· With one gold and one silver already under his belt at these Games, Duncan Scott goes again in the men's 200m individual medley final (3.16am)

TRAMPOLINE
· Bryony Page will be looking to repeat her 2016 heroics in the women's event (5am-7.30pm)

CANOE SLALOM
· Bradley Forbes-Cryans will be looking to emulate Rio gold medallist Joe Clarke in the men's kayak event (6am-9am)

FOOTBALL
· The women's tournament enters the quarter-finals, with Great Britain facing Australia at the Ibaraki Kashima Stadium (10am)

> Today's schedule in full
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