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Indian tycoon's extradition hearing told of abuse of UK 'Chennai Six'
LONDON (Reuters) - One of the "Chennai Six" group of ex-British soldiers jailed in India was dragged to a psychiatric hospital and force-fed anti-psychotic tablets during his time in jail, a London court considering whether to extradite Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya was told on Thursday.
Motor racing: Concerned Formula One drivers put on united front
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One drivers, including Britain's four times world champion Lewis Hamilton, have shown rare unanimity by all signing up for their union amid concern for the sport's future direction.
Motor racing: Bottas shrugs off his low rating by F1 bosses
PARIS (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas has shrugged off a poll of Formula One team bosses that rated the Mercedes driver in only 10th place despite him winning three races this year and ending up third in the championship.
Formula One reports bigger crowds, Mexico best race again
PARIS (Reuters) - Formula One saw an eight percent rise in the number of fans attending races in 2017 with 13 of the 20 races reporting bigger crowds, according to figures published by the sport's commercial rights holder.
Motor racing: Hamilton crowned F1 champion at royal palace
VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) - Britain's Lewis Hamilton was handed the Formula One world championship trophy for the fourth time on Friday at a gala prizegiving ceremony in the sumptuous palace of France's former monarchy.
Motor racing: Matching Fangio's five would be cool, says Hamilton
PARIS (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton wants to equal Juan Manuel Fangio's five Formula One world titles but doubts he will have the staying power to try and match Michael Schumacher's record seven, even if he cannot rule it out entirely.
Motor racing: Todt re-elected unopposed as FIA head, role for Massa
PARIS (Reuters) - Jean Todt was re-elected unopposed as president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA), Formula One's governing body, for a further four-year term on Friday with a new role for his former Ferrari driver Felipe Massa.
Motor racing: Hamilton tops poll of Formula One bosses
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One team bosses have voted Lewis Hamilton as the sport's top driver for the fourth year in a row but Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas slipped to 10th place in the rankings.
Punta del Este replaces Sao Paulo Formula E race
(Reuters) - Punta del Este in Uruguay will replace Brazil's postponed Sao Paulo race on this season's Formula E calendar, the sport's governing body said on Wednesday.
F1 bosses recommend new security measures for Brazil
PARIS (Reuters) - Formula One bosses have recommended new security measures for the Brazilian Grand Prix after team staff were robbed at gunpoint when leaving the circuit last month.
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