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Valtteri Bottas wins Australian GP after Lewis Hamilton overtake

Valtteri Bottas wins Australian GP after Lewis Hamilton overtake

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Valtteri Bottas dominated the season-opening Australian Grand Prix after overtaking world champion team-mate Lewis Hamilton.The Finn took the lead at the start from Hamilton, who made a slow getaway from pole position, and even took the new bonus point for the fastest lap.Hamilton was left far behind, and had to concentrate on holding off Red Bull's Max Verstappen for second place. Verstappen passed Sebastian Vettel for third on a sobering day for Ferrari. "Why are we so slow?" Vettel asked his team at two-thirds distance. "We don't know at the moment," came the reply. It was an exchange that summed up Ferrari's entire weekend.It was a weekend which began in mourning following ne...
Saab contracted to upgrade Australian Army's rocket warning system

Saab contracted to upgrade Australian Army's rocket warning system

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Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Saab said Thursday it will update equipment for the Australian Army's Wireless Audio Visual Emergency System used to detect incoming rockets, artillery and mortars. The Swedish company received the order for the C-RAM in December, according to a press release. WAVES equipment provides early warning audible and visual alerts when the C-RAM sensors detect and identify an incoming threat from an exclusion zone. The C-RAM, which includes multiple sensors, C2 nodes and warning systems, is built around Saab's Giraffe Agile Multi-Beam radar, which can detect a range of incoming threats, from mortar and artillery rounds and rockets to small drones and fast-moving aircraft. "This contract ensures that the Australian Army can continue to deploy world-leading technology to help pro...
Australian Open 2019: Novak Djokovic motivated by pursuit of Roger Federer record

Australian Open 2019: Novak Djokovic motivated by pursuit of Roger Federer record

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Media playback is not supported on this device Novak Djokovic says he is motivated by "having a shot" at Swiss great Roger Federer's all-time men's record of 20 Grand Slam victories.The 31-year-old Serb, the world number one, thrashed great rival Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3 to claim his 15th major in Sunday's Australian Open final.It was his third Slam in a row, having won Wimbledon and the US Open in 2018. "I'm aware that making history in the sport I truly love is something special," he said. Top seed Djokovic's record seventh men's singles victory in Melbourne moved hi...
Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka holds off Karolina Pliskova to make final

Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka holds off Karolina Pliskova to make final

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Australian Open 2019Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 JanuaryCoverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online.US Open champion Naomi Osaka reached back-to-back Grand Slam finals with a hard-fought win over Czech seventh seed Karolina Pliskova at the Australian Open.The Japanese fourth seed won 6-2 4-6 6-4 and will face Petra Kvitova, another Czech, in Saturday's showpiece.Osaka, 21, hit 15 aces and 56 winners in a confident display. The semi-final was played under the Rod Laver Arena roof as temperatures touched 40C in Melbourne.Osaka hit another forehand winn...