Glock stays with Virgin
German driver Timo Glock will stay with struggling Formula One team Virgin for the 2011 season despite speculation his place was under threat. Glock, who has also driven for Jordan (2004) and Toyota (2009-10), failed to score a point in the 2010 campaign with a best finish of 14th at the Japan Grand Prix.
Baek and Grifiths share lead
Baek Seuk-hyun of South Korea and Simon Griffiths of England share the halfway lead at the Indian Open at the Delhi Golf Club. Baek shot a 2-under 70 yesterday, while Griffiths fired a 5-under 67 to climb up the leaderboard from his overnight position of joint 21st.
Challenge to WBA’s Haye
France’s Jean-Marc Mormeck has called on WBA heavyweight champion David Haye to give him a shot at the title, claiming the Englishman has yet to prove himself in the division. Haye defended his crown for the second time against Audley Harrison, although the November bout was later branded a farce after Harrison failed to launch a single meaningful punch before being sent to the canvas in the third round.
Stringent dope tests mooted
The International Cycling Union says its anti-doping programme next year will feature more testing of riders whose biological profiles appear suspicious and a new prevention campaign targeting young cyclists. UCI president Pat McQuaid met with representatives of the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation this week to discuss main anti-doping themes for 2011. – Sapa-AFP-AP