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FIA and ACC organise a workshop on United Nations Road Safety Conventions in Colombia

FIA and ACC organise a workshop on United Nations Road Safety Conventions in Colombia On 14-15 November, the FIA and the Touring y Automóvil Club de Colombia (ACC) organised a capacity-building workshop on the United Nations Road Safety Conventions in Bogotà, Colombia. The workshop was carried with support from the FIA’s Road Safety Grant Programme Gathering experts from the Ministry ...

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No. 23 UCLA escapes with 106-101 win over Central Arkansas (Nov 15, 2017)

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kris Wilkes scored 20 points, including five straight in overtime, and No. 23 UCLA rallied past stubborn Central Arkansas 106-101 on Wednesday night, hours after three of the Bruins’ freshmen confessed to shoplifting in China and were indefinitely suspended. Wilkes, a freshman, had 12 rebounds in salvaging the home opener for the Bruins (2-0), who edged Georgia ...

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NASCAR Cup Race recap: Chasing the desert sky at Phoenix

Take a look at several highlights and scanner sounds from the Cup race at Phoenix ahead of this weekend’s season finale at Homestead Miami Speedway. It was an emotional win for Matt Kenseth in his penultimate NASCAR Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway. All three NASCAR national series set their final four fields for the playoffs and there is also ...

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Engel claims last minute fastest lap in GT practice

Inaugural FIA GT World Cup winner Maro Engel ( Mercedes-AMG Team GruppeM Racing AMG GT3) has claimed fastest time on the last lap of the first practice session of the 2017 event Engel laid down a lap of 2min 18.948secs as the chequered flag fell to claim fastest time from his team mate Raffaele Marciello, 2min 18.969. Mercedes-Benz seized the ...

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Magic cap off road trip with close loss to Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 26 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Orlando Magic their third straight loss, 99-94 on Wednesday night. CJ McCollum had 24 points, Shabazz Napier added a season-high 19 and Portland finished 4-2 on its six-game homestand. Napier was 5 for 5 from 3-point range. Evan Fournier ...

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NASCAR Roundtable – Previewing championship weekend at Homestead

Who do you think will win NASCAR championships this weekend and is the Chase Elliott Denny Hamlin rivalry over or just heating up? Now that the Championship 4 are set in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, who do you think will win the championship and why? Jim: Martin Truex Jr. has been waiting for this moment his entire NASCAR career ...

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WRC: Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville tops Shakedown, Rally Australia

HYUNDAI topped the final hitout ahead of WRC Kennards Hire Rally Australia, Thierry Neuville heading the way in the pre-rally Shakedown. Neuville held a half-second margin over last-start winner Elfyn Evans, Sebastian Lefebvre’s Citroen setting the exact same time as the Ford. But it wasn’t a straightforward run for Neuville: his car spent most of the morning in the service ...

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Gophers roll past Niagara thanks to balanced offense

MINNEAPOLIS — Amir Coffey, Reggie Lynch and Jordan Murphy all scored 18 points as No. 14 Minnesota pulled away from Niagara for a 107-81 victory on Wednesday night. Lynch and Murphy posted double-doubles, with Lynch grabbing a team-high 12 rebounds and Murphy checking in with 11. Nate Mason added 15 points and 11 assists for the Golden Gophers (3-0). More ...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth final race marks beginning of Hall of Fame wait

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Matt Kenseth will likely make their final career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Kenseth drove in multiple races at the Cup Series level beginning in 1999, the same year as Earnhardt and 18 seasons later, their countdown to Hall of Fame enshrinement will soon begin.  The main criteria for induction ...

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