Sky / Formula One: off-track entertainment

A bid by the broadcaster for the sport is not a detour worth making

Discovery wins Europe rights to Olympics

Eurosport owner signs rare continent-wide partnership with IOC

Fairbairn must suppress her wonk at CBI

New director-general must spin vibrant line. She should project the energy of British enterprise

Jun 21, 2015; University Place, WA, USA; Jordan Spieth (left) is interviewed by FOX Sports announcer Joe Buck (right) after winning the 2015 U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

Rough with the smooth in golf coverage

Fox’s coverage of the US Open golf proved to be a travesty

AirAsia CEO pledge to prove critics wrong

Tony Fernandes rejects highly critical report by analysts of budget carrier’s accounting practices

Pedals power cycle insurance rise

75% increase in take-up between 2009 and 2014

Lancashire bowls a beamer at T20 sponsors

Cricket club sues NatWest over alleged rate swap mis-selling

Diageo close to £200m sale of Gleneagles hotel

Sale could temporarily relieve the burden on Ivan Menezes

illustration of Stephen Ross
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Stephen Ross, property billionaire

Having sold soccer to the US, the Miami Dolphins’ owner aims to do the same with F1 motorsport

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Cricket charity set for ‘second innings’

Programme has brought cricket into thousands of state schools

McLaren accelerates on supercar sales

Road-going 217mph P1 helps UK group to threefold rise in income

London Bridge upgrade draws passenger ire

Poorly planned engineering works causes massive disruption

Hahn move puts Ecclestone role in doubt

German media magnate who sued F1 boss is part of US-Qatari bid

Put your foot down: talking socks for runners

How chatty you make this smart footwear is up to the wearer

Twists in Formula E’s city centre races

From traffic jams to emus: challenges facing the new championship

Raphael Brandon, England and Wales Cricket Board, head of science & medicine

Humble egotist aims to nudge England’s cricketers to greatness

US-Qatari move to take over Formula One

Miami Dolphins owner and Gulf investors in pursuit of CVC stake

UK state-backed 3D printing unit opens

£15m plant aims to help innovators address commercial production

Ross should challenge F1 boss if he swaps gridiron for starting grid

Spare tyres are ballast F1 cars cannot afford to carry

Kildare quickly invests $2bn Europe fund

Ex-Lone Star executive Short closes real estate deals totalling $840m in month

Murray clinches fourth Queen’s Club title

British men’s number one shows strong form before Wimbledon

Alaska takes sport to extremes

Gruelling contest across Mount Marathon captures state’s uniqueness

Shift to foiling craft announced

World’s best sailors will be match racing in wave-skimming boats

Qatar’s wealth fund looks to diversify

Strategy revealed after review by QIA chief

SoftBank: Placed on hold

Masayoshi Son’s ambition to use Sprint to disrupt the US telecoms market was derailed. Can he get his plan back on track?

Investors press Anglo CEO for cost cuts

Miner seen as being unable to hit key 2016 financial target amid commodities downturn

BT seals deal with ‘Mad Men’ network AMC

First serious foray into TV drama as telecoms group looks to challenge Sky’s grip on high-end output

The tricky business of rebranding banks

When it comes to names, globalisation is going into reverse

Doha hits at ‘racist’ World Cup criticism

Mood in Doha is combative, with people backing the government’s position that it did nothing wrong

Basketball’s short shrift for long shots

Purists, reared on the all around team game, considered it heresy

Great goalscorers of women’s football

How does the current generation compare with Mia Hamm, Birgit Prinz and other all-time greats?

Doris Hart, tennis champion, 1925-2015

Tennis ace who turned limb limitations into a way to win

Fifa scandal stokes fears for Russia 2018

Investigation into football bribery overshadows national pride and oligarchs’ grand designs

Valcke says he signed off on $10m Fifa payment

Secretary-general denies any wider role in soccer bribery scandal

Valls in storm over football final trip

French PM defends visit to football match at taxpayers’ expense

BT’s Champions League adds £5 per month

Group unveils pricing as it looks to take on Sky in pay-TV

Fifa scandal tests Trinidad’s Robin Hood

The football boss divides loyalties but all agree he has influence

Football antics score academic points

Dean of Cambridge Judge, values lessons learnt on the field

Changing of the tennis guard

Injuries and the march of time may have caught up with Nadal

Rugby World Cup boost may rival Olympics

Head of governing body aims for Asia after 2015 tournament