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Stefano Domenicali

Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
Suzuka delays ticket sales, Spa to welcome F1 crowd
Fears about the viability of October's Japanese GP have proved to be well founded.
Jul 29, 08:00
Spanish GP 2014
Saudi Arabia could host two races in 2021
Saudi Arabia has put up its hand as a potential alternate Formula 1 venue in the covid-marred 2021 season.
Jul 27, 07:45
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
Sprint race format could be permanent - F1 CEO
Sprint races could be installed as a permanent replacement for traditional qualifying in Formula 1, CEO Stefano Domenicali has admitted.
Jul 26, 07:54
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
F1 CEO not worried about Hamilton-Verstappen clash
F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali is not worried that the sport's 2021 season could turn into a dangerous and controversial confrontation for the title.
Jul 26, 07:51
Max Verstappen pictured during practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 26, 2021
F1 to test and start 2022 season in Bahrain
Winter testing will be extended from just one to two weeks ahead of the all-new rules for 2022.
Jul 26, 07:48
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
Domenicali plays down Qatar GP rumours
Stefano Domenicali has played down rumours that he is lining up Qatar as a potential replacement venue for cancelled grands prix in 2021.
Jul 26, 07:47
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Spanish Grand Prix on May 9, 2021
Lewis Hamilton publishes report into improving diversity in motor sport
The British driver has taken the knee before every F1 race since the beginning of last season.
Jul 13, 08:52
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
No F1 race at Indianapolis for now
Indianapolis is dropping off Formula 1's race radar "for the foreseeable future".
Jul 12, 08:24
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas in action during practice at the Australian Grand Prix on March 15, 2019
Australian Grand Prix cancelled for second year due to COVID-19
Australia recently unveiled a new national pandemic plan which includes cutting international flight numbers by half from July 14.
Jul 6, 08:43
Ferrari's Mattia Binotto pictured in August 2020
F1 considering more 'doubled up' races in 2021
Formula 1 is facing the prospect of having to 'double up' more races in 2021 in order to reach its desired schedule of 23 full grands prix.
Jul 6, 07:44
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
All 23 races 'still the plan' in 2021 - Domenicali
Formula 1 is pushing ahead with its 23-race calendar, even though question marks are hovering over several scheduled events after the August break.
Jul 3, 09:13
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
Russian GP moving to St Petersburg - Domenicali
The location of the Russian GP will move from Sochi to St Petersburg for 2023.
Jun 26, 08:45
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
Domenicali hopes for 'full' grandstands in Austria
Formula 1 is hoping for "completely full" grandstands in Austria next weekend.
Jun 22, 07:45
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
Second US GP in Austin, not Indianapolis, 'possible'
Indianapolis may have shown a thumbs-down to the speculation, but a second US grand prix at Austin appears to be a possibility for 2021.
Jun 14, 08:20
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
Alternatives line up for covid-affected F1 races
Alternative race hosts are lining up for potentially vacant spots on the 2021 Formula 1 calendar.
Jun 8, 07:40
Spanish GP 2014
Second US GP 'most likely' to replace Singapore
Formula 1 says it is weighing up "several options" to replace the newly-axed 2021 Singapore GP.
Jun 5, 08:55
A general shot of Mugello, the home of the Italian Grand Prix
Mugello eyes return to F1 calendar
As both Stefano Domenicali and Toto Wolff visited the Italian circuit in Tuscany, Mugello has declared its readiness to host another round of the Formula 1 world championship.
May 31, 09:03
Mercedes driver George Russell in action during the practice pool for the Sakhir Grand Prix on December 4, 2020
George Russell a 'future world champion' - Alonso
George Russell is a "future champion", according to two-time title winner and F1 legend Fernando Alonso.
May 28, 07:42
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
Extra points for sprint race 'grand slam' - F1 CEO
Formula 1 may introduce extra points for a new epic achievement - pole, sprint race victory, and the grand prix win on Sunday.
May 28, 07:36
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas in action during practice for the Spanish Grand Prix on May 7, 2021
Barcelona 'deserves' Spanish GP spectators in 2022
The Circuit de Catalunya "deserves" to welcome a full house of spectators to next year's Spanish GP.
May 18, 08:31
Daniil Kvyat pictured during a rain-soaked qualifying for the Turkish Grand Prix on November 14, 2020
F1 announces calendar changes as Turkish GP cancelled
The Istanbul race will be replaced by a second grand prix in Austria.
May 14, 15:03
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
Domenicali comments on 'super league' situation
Stefano Domenicali says the world of football might do well to look at how Formula 1 settled major political disputes in the past.
Apr 27, 08:35
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
No spectators in Portugal or Barcelona - F1 CEO
Stefano Domenicali admits that spectators will be locked out of the first double-header of 2021 in Portugal and Spain.
Apr 27, 08:34
Jean Todt pictured on February 15, 2020
F1 approves sprint qualifying races for three grands prix in 2021
Silverstone and Monza are lined up to stage two of the three sprint events.
Apr 26, 18:42
Lewis Hamilton pictured during qualifying for the Imola Grand Prix on April 17, 2021
Imola now wants 2022 race with spectators
Imola is not only hoping for a place on the 2022 calendar, the event also wants to welcome spectators back to Formula 1.
Apr 19, 08:09
Spanish GP 2014
Sprint races won't sell more F1 tickets - Boullier
French GP official Eric Boullier is not convinced 'sprint qualifying' will transform the excitement of Formula 1.
Apr 16, 08:45
Spanish GP 2014
Domenicali hopes spectators can attend Monza
Whether spectators can attend Italy's other grand prix in 2021 depends on progress with vaccinations.
Apr 16, 08:44
Spanish GP 2014
No 'sprint qualifying' at every race in future - F1 CEO
Stefano Domenicali insists that 'sprint qualifying' will never take place on each and every grand prix weekend in the future.
Apr 13, 07:58
Spanish GP 2014
F1 covid crisis 'more complicated' in 2021
The covid crisis in Formula 1 is "much more complicated" in 2021 compared with last year, according to the sport's CEO Stefano Domenicali.
Apr 13, 07:57
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
F1 CEO may not support $30m driver spending cap
Stefano Domenicali has suggested that Formula 1 may in fact not support moves to install an annual $30 million per team limit on driver salary spending.
Apr 12, 08:12
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel passes the chequered flag to win the Canadian Grand Prix on June 10, 2018
Canada GP needs more money for 2021 'ghost race'
The fate of the 2021 Canadian GP is hanging in the balance.
Apr 12, 08:09
Spanish GP 2014
Former Ferrari boss set to join Aston Martin
Former Ferrari team boss Marco Mattiacci is set to return to Formula 1 with the Aston Martin team.
Apr 12, 08:05
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
F1 putting 'finishing touches' on sprint races - CEO
Formula 1 is putting "the finishing touches" on its plan for the three-race sprint qualifying format trial in 2021.
Mar 30, 07:40
Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28, 2021
Stefano Domenicali hails Bahrain GP as "perfect advert" for F1
Lewis Hamilton crossed the line just 0.7 seconds clear of Max Verstappen for his 96th race of his career as he pursues a record eighth world title.
Mar 29, 08:40
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
F1 talks with new manufacturers taking place - CEO
"Many conversations" are taking place behind closed doors as Stefano Domenicali admits manufacturers other than Porsche are looking into Formula 1.
Mar 29, 07:03
Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28, 2021
Lewis Hamilton keen for more battles with Max Verstappen
Lewis Hamilton crossed the line just 0.7 seconds ahead of Max Verstappen to win the 96th race of his career as he pursues an unprecedented eighth world title.
Mar 28, 21:35
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
F1 CEO admits 'no guarantee' full 2021 season can go ahead
There is "no guarantee" that Formula 1 will get through its full 23-race calendar in 2021, F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has admitted.
Mar 24, 06:35
Stefano Domenicali pictured in March 2014
Nurburgring unavailable for 2021 F1 race
Nurburgring may not be able to step in as a potential replacement race in 2021.
Mar 24, 06:30
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Bahrain Grand Prix on November 29, 2020
Formula One drivers to take the knee before races this season
Formula One bosses confirmed there would continue to be a moment of reflection, with a slot dedicated prior to all of the scheduled 23 grands prix.
Mar 23, 17:38
Portimao F1 racetrack pictured 2009
Portugal to be 2021 'ghost race'
Spectators will not be permitted to attend round three of this year's world championship in Portugal in early May.
Mar 22, 06:03

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CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
United StatesUnited States29352791
Olympics flagRussian Olympic Committee16222058
Great BritainGreat Britain16181852
Today's Olympic highlights header

Friday's key events

· Great Britain's women aim to secure their place on the podium as they face India in the bronze medal match (2.30am)
· Netherlands - silver medallists five years ago - and Argentina battle for the gold medal in the women's final (11am)

· The women's gold medal will be decided as Australia and USA go head to head (3.30am)

· Lauren Price will be looking to add to Team GB's success in the ring when she takes on Nouchka Fontijn of Netherlands in the women's middleweight semi-final (6am)

· Tom Daley already has one Olympic gold to his name in Tokyo, and he begins his bid for second in the men's 10m platform. Teammate Noah Williams is also involved in the preliminary round (7am)

· Jason Kenny's reign as sprint king may be over, but Jack Carlin looked strong in his bid to succeed his compatriot. He takes on Harrie Lavreysen in his sprint semi-final (8.10am), with the final taking place later in the day (10.35am)
· The women's madison makes its Olympic debut at the velodrome as Team GB duo Katie Archibald and Laura Kenny look to add another medal to their collections (9.15am)

· Hosts Japan will look to get themselves on the podium as they face Mexico in the men's bronze medal match (10am)
· The women's champions will be crowned as both Sweden and Canada aim to win Olympic gold for the very first time (1pm)

· The men's 5000m final includes Great Britain's Andrew Butchart, but most eyes will be on Ugandan world record holder Joshua Cheptegei (1pm)
· Team GB's Jodie Williams will hope to get on the podium in the women's 400m final, but defending champ Shaunae Miller-Uibo is favourite for gold while Stephenie Ann McPherson should challenge and Allyson Felix is bidding to become the most decorated female track and field athlete of all time (1.35pm)
· Netherlands' Sifan Hassan takes on leg two of her ambitious attempt at a Tokyo treble in a women's 1500m final which also includes Great Britain's Laura Muir and Faith Kipyegon of Kenya (1.50pm)
· A star-studded women's 4x100m relay final will see a Team GB quartet including Dina Asher-Smith look to upset defending champions USA and favourites Jamaica, who boast Elaine Thompson-Herah as she goes for her third gold of the Games (2.30pm)
· Great Britain and Jamaica will also be going for gold in the men's 4x100m relay final, and their medal hopes have been boosted by USA's failure to qualify (2.50pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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