Mercedes have once again dominated Formula One this year but their rivals are closing the gap. Both Ferrari and Red Bull have enjoyed success since rules changes were made last winter to make cars faster and wider. Mercedes are on course to win the Constructors’ Championship with their W08 car this year, while Lewis Hamilton could claim the Drivers’ Championship at the US Grand Prix on Sunday. But technical problems, which Toto Wolff has previously described as “gremlins” in the car, have dogged the team all year. And technical boss James Allison says Mercedes aim to correct those issues for the 2018 campaign.
(Reuters) - German Patrick Lange produced a sizzling marathon run, charging to victory in a course record time while Swiss Daniela Ryf claimed a third successive victory in the women's event at the triathlon Ironman World Championship in Hawaii on Saturday. Lange came off the 180-km bike leg more than nine minutes behind Canadian Lionel Sanders and still trailled by more than six minutes halfway through the 42.2-km run. Lange grabbed a German flag from a spectator before breaking the tape in eight hours, one minute and 40 seconds in front of a cheering crowd in Kailua-Kona.
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The next pay-per-view (PPV) on the WWE schedule is the TLC event set to take place on Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is the company’s annual showcase playing off the popular Tables, Ladders, and Chairs gimmick match that took the pro wrestling world by storm in the early 2000s. This is a Monday Night Raw exclusive event. We're just one week out from showtime and the card looks like this: The Shield vs. The Miz & Braun Strowman & Cesaro & Sheamus Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Dean Ambrose reunited because they’re all feuding with folks who banded together, for some reason. So they’re going to have a chaotic match in the most chaotic of circumstances.
“I thought we could crack them if we could keep the heat on. Intensity was the key, you have to keep intensity on. The fact they got off to such a fast start, and we never got ahead on the scoreboard, meant we were the side under pressure. Every time we got close to them, they would pull away. “Their ability to be resilient under the greatest pressure impressed me greatly but we didn’t help ourselves because we turned the ball over at key times. If we kept it longer they would have cracked because we were playing some smashing rugby at times.” La Rochelle are the only club making their Champions Cup bow this season after finishing the Top 14 regular season as league leaders. They lost out on