Formula One's governing body has rejected McLaren's appeal against the penalty imposed on Lewis Hamilton at the Belgian GP. The British driver's demotion from first to third at Spa means he lies just one point ahead of rival Felipe Massa.
McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton pleaded his case before a FIA tribunal in a bid to recover 6 crucial points lost after he was demoted to third at the Belgian GP earlier this month. Formula One's governing body will announce its verdict on Tuesday.
Brazil's Felipe Massa (Ferrari) has officially won the Belgian Grand Prix after officials imposed a 25-second penalty on Britain's Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), who finished the race first. Hamilton (left photo) was punished for cutting through a bend.
Lewis Hamilton (photo) snatched a last-gasp pole position at the Belgian GP after his latest duel with Ferrari rival Felipe Massa. McLaren's British driver will lead the pack Sunday, ahead of Massa and Finland's Heikki Kovalainen in third.
Kenya's Pamela Jelimo and Jamaica's Usain Bolt (photo) became the stars of the Memorial Van Damme meeting in Brussels when she claimed the Golden League prize and he beat his fellow countryman Asafa Powell in the 100-metre race.
A Belgium nuclear medicine institute has confirmed that a radioactive leak in the region of Fleurus has forced authorities to restrict consumption of milk and vegetables in a five-kilometre radius around the site.
Nigeria crushed Belgium 4-1 in the semi-finals of the men's Olympic football tournament at Shanghai Stadium to reach the final. The 1996 Atlanta Olympic champions will spar for gold against Argentina, their defeated rivals in the 1996 final.
Despite playing with ten men for most of the match, an inspired Belgium secured a surprising 3-2 win over Italy, considered one of the tournament's top bets, in the quarter-finals of the Olympic football tournament.
A surprising survey in Belgium has sparked much online debate. Almost half of Walloons, as well as 60% of French people, would be favourable to Wallonia joining France. Also, web users denounce brutal ethnic violence in Afghanistan.