PARIS — Formula One hopes to finally start the season with a double-header in the naturally isolated environment around the venue for the Austrian Grand Prix.

Despite the first 10 races having been cancelled or postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the targeted start date is July 5 in Austria. F1 still envisages holding 15 to 18 of the 22 scheduled Grands Prix.

One way to make up for lost time is having consecutive weekends on one circuit, like the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. F1 manager director of motorsports Ross Brawn says this is a “real consideration” so long

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Marc Eversley can remember starting on the road that led to one of the premier jobs in the entire basketball industry, and a Canadian first, like it was yesterday.

Literally. The exact route.

Each morning he would squeeze his six-foot-eight frame into his Dad’s Oldsmobile Delta 88 and pull out of the Brampton home he’d returned to after playing Division II basketball in Urbana, Ohio.

He’d maneuver his way up to Mayfield Road, head east and jump on Hwy 27 and then steer north for a good long while until he hit Highway 89. Then east again, across Highway 400

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A federal judge threw out the unequal pay claim by players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team but allowed their allegation of discriminatory travel accommodations and medical support services to go to trial.

Players led by Alex Morgan claim they have not been paid equally under their collective bargaining agreement to what the men’s national team receives under its labour deal and asked for more than $66 million in damages under the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

In a 32-page decision Friday, U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner granted in part

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RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks saw a special guest crash one of their virtual team meetings.

When coach Pete Carroll decided it was time to introduce and get to know one of the Seahawks’ off-season additions, the video cut to actor Will Ferrell impersonating new tight end Greg Olsen, who signed with Seattle after nine seasons with Carolina. The team tweeted out a video of Ferrell’s visit.

Among the claims made by Ferrell — as

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DUSSELDORF, Germany — There were no spectators, no line judges, no ball kids — and no post-match handshake at the net — as an exhibition tennis event got underway in Germany on Friday with professional players, a rare instance of live, televised sports held during the coronavirus pandemic.

Just three men were involved in each contest for what will be a four-day event at an academy near the small town of Höhr-Grenzhausen: two players, who sat on opposite sides of the indoor clay court, and a chair umpire.

“I like working with the crowd. I like having the energy on

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