Lewis Hamilton has revealed he is braced for a tougher rivalry with Sebastian Vettel than Nico Rosberg in what he believes will be the "best against the best" battling it out for this year's Formula One crown.
THE Belfast Giants' Elite League title hopes were finally extinguished on Saturday night when a 6-2 win for the Cardiff Devils over the Sheffield Steelers enabled the Welsh side to claim the trophy for the first time in 20 years.
Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford has said "mistakes were made" by Team Sky relating to anti-doping and medical procedures, but that "there is a fundamental difference between process failures and wrongdoing".
DAVID Rutherford will play through the pain barrier for the Belfast Giants in tonight's Elite League clash with Manchester Storm at the SSE Arena after breaking his nose during last Sunday's road win over the Nottingham Panthers.
The memory of the late, great Tommy Kirk will be honoured at the Aurora Complex in Bangor on Sunday when seven of the best young teams around (born 2002 or later) will compete against each other to be the first winners of specially-commissioned perpetual trophies.