F1: Uncertain future for Indian Grand Prix
A worker hangs an Indian flag from a post in the grounds of the Buddh International circuit in Greater Noida.
October 24th, 2013
11:35 PM ET

F1: Uncertain future for Indian Grand Prix

The hoardings are up, circuit lines freshly painted and the desert dust wiped off the greenery and grandstands.

The Buddh International Circuit in the outskirts of New Delhi is all set for the third Indian Grand Prix this weekend when the country will play host to a flashy mix of marketing glitz, technological wizardry and glamor.

But this year, the excitement is being eclipsed by speculation this could be the last grand prix in India, at least for now.

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October 24th, 2013
03:08 PM ET

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Why the clocks never go back in U.S. Sport
LeBron Jame, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat wait during a timeout in this year's NBA Finals.
October 24th, 2013
01:56 PM ET

Why the clocks never go back in U.S. Sport

They say that "time waits for no man" – except perhaps if you’re a fan of American sports. The United States is the land of opportunity, and on the basketball courts and the playing fields here it represents an opportunity to freeze the clock and make the action last quite a bit longer.

I love most sports, and the ballgames across the pond from my native Britain are no different. But I do so wish they’d hurry up. Football – the one they play with their hands – lasts exactly 60 minutes on the clock but it takes over three hours from start to finish. Basketball is a game of four equal quarters and it should take just 48 minutes, but an average NBA contest lasts three times that – two hours and a quarter. FULL POST

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Filed under:  Football • U.S. Sport