Ricciardo to Red Bull speculation hots up

Speculation that Daniel Ricciardo will partner Sebastian Vettel at Infiniti Red Bull Racing next season has intensified with German media reporting that the deal is done. The report says that the announcement of Ricciardo’s graduation will take place at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend. Currently in his second season at Red Bull’s junior team … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Tommy is on holiday for a week and I am writing his column for him…I am his mum. I live in an apartment block on the top floor. I have two dogs, and as soon as the front door opens they race out and into the lift. I have to run down the stairs and … [Read the full story]

Wouter Weylandt dies in horrific bike crash

Belgian rider Wouter Weylandt was pronounced dead following a horrific crash on the third stage of the Giro d’Italia, his Leopard-Trek team confirmed. Facts: Wouter Weylandt Date of birth: September 27, 1984 Place of birth: Ghent, Belgium Died: May 9, 2011 Teams: Quick Step (2006 – 2010), Leopard (2011) Principal wins One-day races: Nokere Koerse … [Read the full story]

On This Day…in 1915

British nurse Edith Cavell is executed by a German firing squad in Brussels for helping Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during World War I. The 49-year-old Cavell first entered the nursing profession in 1895, and in 1907 she became the matron of the Berkendael Institute in Brussels. Following the German invasion of neutral Belgium, … [Read the full story]

Pop singer Charles Haddon leapt to his death

POP singer CHARLES HADDON feared he had crippled a girl fan just hours before leaping to his death from a 60ft satellite mast at a music festival, it was revealed last night. The 22-year-old lead singer of London band OU EST LE SWIMMING POOL sparked a near riot when he suddenly dived into the audience … [Read the full story]