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FIA's Michael Masi. Masi has left his role at motorsport’s governing body five months after being replaced as Formula One race director.

Former Formula One race director Michael Masi leaves FIA

Michael Masi has left his role at motorsport’s governing body five months after being replaced as Formula One race director. Masi is relocating to Australia "to be closer to his family and take on new challenges,” the FIA said Tuesday. The 44-year-old Masi had been race director for three years but was replaced following the controversy surrounding the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last December, when Red Bull driver Max Verstappen won his first world title after overtaking Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton on the last lap.

India's Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza in the mixed doubles final against Brazil's Luisa Stefani and Rafael Matos at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Sania Mirza denied fairytale ending; suffers straight-set loss with Bopanna in Australian Open mixed doubles final

The Indian duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna faced a straight-set defeat in the final of the Australian Open mixed doubles.

The parents of Serbia's Novak Djokovic, father Srdjan Djokovic (L) and mother Dijana Djokovic, react after he beats Russia's Andrey Rublev in the men's singles quarter-final match on day ten of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 25, 2023. (Photo by DAVID GRAY / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE --

Djokovic's father filmed with fans holding Russian flags at Australian Open

After the match a group of fans unfurled Russian flags -- which are banned at Melbourne Park -- near the stadium and chanted pro-Russian and pro-Putin slogans. Tennis Australia said four people "revealed inappropriate flags and symbols and threatened security guards". Police were called and they were ejected from Melbourne Park.

Manchester United's English striker Marcus Rashford celebrates after scoring his team first goal during the English League Cup semi-final first-leg football match

Manchester United beat Forest 3-0, closes in on League Cup final

Goals from Marcus Rashford, Wout Weghorst and Bruno Fernandes at the City Ground went some way toward easing the disappointment of the late 3-2 loss to Arsenal on Sunday, which dented United’s challenge at the top of the league.

Barcelona's French forward Ousmane Dembele (C) celebrates with Barcelona's French defender Jules Kounde (R) scoring his team's first goal during the Copa del Rey (King's Cup), quarter final football match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 25, 2023. (Photo by Pau BARRENA / AFP)

Dembele shines as Barcelona beat 10-man Sociedad 1-0 to reach Copa semifinals

Dembélé scored the winning goal early in the second half as Barcelona defeated 10-man Real Sociedad 1-0 to return to the last four after a one-year absence.

FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 - Tuscan Grand Prix - Mugello, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy - September 13, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a shirt in reference to Breonna Taylor on the podium as he celebrates after winning the race Pool via REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini/File Photo

‘School was most traumataising. People threw bananas at me, used the N-word’: Hamilton opens up on bullying

The seven-time champion, who is the only Black driver in F1, called his schooldays the most traumatic of times.

Fulham v Tottenham Hotspur - Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Tony Obrien EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club /league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.

Harry Kane equals Greaves record to seal Tottenham win

As well as being one goal away from surpassing Greaves, he needs just one more in the league to become only the third player to register 200 goals in the Premier League -- joining Alan Shearer and Wayne Rooney.

Indian players react after losing against New Zealand in the 2023 FIH Hockey World Cup match in Bhubaneswar

Watch: New Zealand break Indian hearts in shootout classic as Harmanpreet & Co. bow out of Hockey World Cup 2023

New Zealand stunned Harmanpreet Singh-led Team India 5-4 on penalties after playing a six-goal thriller at the Hockey World Cup 2023 on Sunday. With the win over India in the crossover match, the Kiwis have entered the quarter-finals of the Hockey World Cup.

Kunlavut Vitidsarn reacts after beating Viktor Axelsen

Watch: Vitidsarn falls on knees after upsetting Viktor Axelsen in India Open final; Denmark star's gesture is priceless

Kunlavut Vitidsarn produced an incredible performance on Sunday as he defeated Viktor Axelsen in three games to win the Indian Open title.

Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Anurag Thakur along with wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, Sakshee Malikkh and Babita Phogat addresses a joint press conference regarding the wrestlers' protest against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and its chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh against whom sexual harassment allegations were made, at his residence, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Wrestling federation rejects sexual harassment, other charges in reply to ministry

The wrestling body responded to the sports ministry’s demand on Wednesday for an explanation following the unprecedent sit-in protest by top wrestlers accusing the WFI head of harassment.

The star-studded trio of Kylian Mbappe, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi sizzled

Messi, Mbappe on target as PSG edge past Ronaldo-led Saudi All-Stars XI in 9-goal thriller at Riyadh

There was no shortage of goals as the star-studded trio of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe each found the back of the nets but in the end, it was PSG who outscored Saudi All-Stars XI 5-4 in a classic friendly tie that will go down in history.

India beat Wales but their quarterfinal berth isn't secured yet

Hockey World Cup: Akashdeep Singh scores twice as India beat Wales 4-2, to face New Zealand in crossover knockout

Akashdeep Singh scored twice, while Shamsher Singh and Harmanpreet Singh successfully converted penalty corners to give India a thrilling 4-2 win over Wales in Group D match at the Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneshwar on Thursday.

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