As a seasoned mixed martial arts fighter combats their opponent with strength, stamina and skill, so does Caltex Havoline fights elements that cause engine wear. That’s why Caltex Havoline is proud to sponsor the ONE Championship tournament, which features Asia’s fighting elite combining numerous disciplines including Muay Thai, kickboxing, karate, kung fu, silat, Sanda, Lethwei, mixed martial arts and taekwondo. Now, Caltex Havoline is giving you a chance to catch the ONE: Pursuit of Power fight happening on Friday, July 13 at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur. Up for grabs are two free VIP tickets including backstage tours before the start of the event, along with a pair of exclusive ONE Championship merchandise. It’s set to be an action-packed night, with the main event pitting Muay Thai world champions “Smokin” Jo Nattawut and Yohann Fairtex Drai against each other in a ONE Super Series bout. Also in attendance are some of the world’s best … [Read more...] about AD: Stand a chance to win free ONE Championship VIP tickets and merchandise with Caltex Havoline!
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ON THIS DAY 1962: The career of racing driver Stirling Moss ended when he crashed his Lotus-Climax at 110mph during a Formula One race at Goodwood. He sustained a broken leg, broken ribs and serious head injuries and did not race again in Formula One. 1983: Cliff Thorburn recorded the first maximum 147 break in the World Snooker Championships, achieving the feat against Terry Griffiths at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. 1986: Former England cricketer Jim Laker died, aged 63. His record of taking 19 wickets in one Test match still stands. 2003: Brazilian striker Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid beat Manchester United 4-3 at Old Trafford to progress to the Champions League semi-finals 6-5 on aggregate. David Beckham came off the bench to score two of United's goals. 2009: Roy Keane was appointed Ipswich manager on a two-year contract. 2012: Rangers owner Craig Whyte was banned for life from any involvement in Scottish football and a 12-month transfer embargo was imposed on the … [Read more...] about On This Day, April 23 2009: Roy Keane appointed as Ipswich Town boss
Under Armour has put out a short film on Lindsey Vonn in its Unlike Any women’s campaign, just days before the start of Winter Games in South Korea, where the world champion skier will compete in her first Olympics since 2010.The campaign, which celebrates female athletes who shatter expectations, looks at ways in which debilitating injuries and setbacks have served to motivate Vonn. The alpine skier missed the 2014 Olympics because of a serious knee injury. Last year, while training, she broke an arm.The video is set to a poem by Safia Elhillo, author of last year’s The January Children, who wrote the piece specifically for Vonn. It’s called, “Kintsugi,” the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with lacquer mixed with powdered gold, silver or platinum.“This is what I became each wound filled with sunlight to bond my old self to my new,” the poem goes, recited in its debut in the film by the poet.Under Armour has been working with Elhillo over … [Read more...] about Under Armour unveils Lindsey Vonn film ahead of Olympics