Two-legged robot named 'Cassie' sets Guinness World Record for fastest 100-metre sprint by a droid

Cassie set the historic time of 24.73 seconds, starting from a standing position and returning to that position after the sprint, with no falls.
A two-legged robot that can chase you down the street might sound like something dreamed up for the latest episode of Black Mirror. But that may not be far from the truth, after a two-legged robot known as ‘Cassie’ set... Read more

Trainer Owen Burrows seeks timely boost with stable star Minzaal in the Betfair Haydock Sprint Cup

Stable star Minzaal (third left) will be looking to land the Betfair Haydock Sprint Cup on Saturday
Winning a Group One race is always special, but for manager Owen Burrows it will be even more significant if Minzaal can clinch the Betfair Haydock Sprint Cup. The former assistant to 10-time champion Sir Michael Stoute branched out on... Read more

Huge crash in Belgium's F3 sprint between Oliver Goethe and Zane Maloney see's one car FLIP

Zane Maloney (red car) collided with Oliver Goethe (white car) coming out of a curve
The Formula 3 car TIPS after hitting the tire wall in a high-speed collision during the race at Spa in Belgium… with both drivers escaping uninjured The F3 sprint in Belgium was stopped on Saturday after a horrific two-car crash... Read more

And they're off! Sunbed wars begin as holidaymakers sprint to secure their favourite spots

No compromises: Tourists rushed to claim the best loungers before their opponents
And they are off! Sunbed wars begin as tourists race to secure their favorite spots at sunrise at the TUI Tenerife hotel Tourists waited up to 90 minutes in the early morning for sun loungers. Tourists beat each other in... Read more

Kevin Ryan's Justanotherbottle can go the distance at Ripon's sprint feature on Saturday

Could repeat last year's win at William Hill Great St Wilfrid on Saturday
Kevin Ryan’s Justanotherbottle may go the distance in the Ripon sprint feature on Saturday, but the small size of the entrants remains a concern with the race drawing just 15 runners. The pitch for William Hill Great St Wilfrid will... Read more

Max Verstappen beats rain and Leclerc to take F1 Imola GP sprint race pole

The Imola marshals deservedly earned a warm glass of Red wine As darkness fell after qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, such was the frequency with which they were required to wave red flags during a painfully slow and... Read more

Boston Marathon turns into sprint on 50th anniversary of first women’s race

Peres Jepchirchir celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Boston Marathon women’s division by winning a seesaw sprint down Boylston Street on Monday as the race returned to its traditional Patriots Day spot on the schedule for the first time since... Read more