Search
Collapsing hoop nearly hits player after dunkCollapsing hoop nearly hits player after dunk Sri Lanka’s shocking DRS reviewSri Lanka’s shocking DRS review Stolen NASCAR recovered in GeorgiaStolen NASCAR recovered in Georgia
advertisement
Most popular articles
$10,000 up for grabsSign-up for NRL, AFL
and Rugby tipping
Remarkable Ronda: UFC fighters react to Rousey's perfect victoryRemarkable Ronda: UFC fighters react to Rousey's perfect victoryIn his first official statement since testing positive to steroids yesterday, UFC superstar Anderson Silva plans to fight the 'allegations' against him. 'Cyborg' vs. Rousey next? Dana White's coy response'Cyborg' vs. Rousey next? Dana White's coy responseWhen former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids today, his entire legacy as a prize fighter was called into question. Ladies night: When four women took over the most physical sport in the world Ladies night: When four women took over the most physical sport in the world Anderson Silva's doctor has said that the former UFC champion denies taking performance enhancing drugs, and wants to be tested again. Rousey the incredible: UFC champ defends title with 14 second  submission victoryRousey the incredible: UFC champ defends title with 14 second submission victoryBusted for PEDS today, you won't believe what former UFC champ Anderson Silva told Jon Jones (who recently tested positive to cocaine) at UFC 183. A new Holm: 18 X boxing world champ successful in UFC debutA new Holm: 18 X boxing world champ successful in UFC debutThe MMA world is in shock after UFC 183 headliners Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both tested positive to banned substances. Fighter reactions here. Foaming at the mouth: Ellenberger submits Koscheck at UFC 184Foaming at the mouth: Ellenberger submits Koscheck at UFC 184Both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz have failed drug tests following UFC 184. Silva tested positive for an anabolic steroid, while Diaz tested for marijuana.
Wide World of Sports TV partners
Wide World of SportsCatch up with Ken Sutcliffe and the team on Wide World of Sports.Footy ClassifiedOur award winning panel tell it how it really is in the AFL world.AFL Footy ShowAustralia's favourite team takes you through the week in AFL.NRL Footy ShowFatty and the gang bring you an entertaining look at rugby league.
Ferrari end pursuit of Vettel case
AFP
11:30 AEST Sat Dec 1 2012

Sebastian Vettel's status as the youngest triple champion in Formula One history was confirmed on Friday when Ferrari dropped its probe into the German driver's conduct at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

The Italian giants wanted clarification into a contentious overtaking manoeuvre performed by the Red Bull driver on the fourth lap of the rain-lashed, season-ending race at Interlagos last weekend.

Vettel finished sixth while title rival Fernando Alonso was second as the German claimed the title by just three points.

World governing body, the FIA, said Friday that out of courtesy to Ferrari, they had looked into the overtaking move and had declared Vettel to have acted within the rules.

"The FIA has replied to Scuderia Ferrari stating that as the overtaking manoeuvre was not in breach of the regulations, and therefore there was no infringement to investigate, it was not reported to the Stewards by Race Control," said an FIA statement.

Ferrari then declared that they would no longer pursue their query.

"Ferrari duly takes note of the reply sent by the FIA and therefore considers the matter now closed," said a Ferrari statement quoted by autosport.com.

"The request for a clarification from the FIA, regarding Vettel's passing move on Jean-Eric Vergne, came about through the need to shed light on the circumstances of the move, which came out on the Internet only a few days after the race," added the Ferrari statement.

"The letter to the FIA was in no way intended to undermine the legality of the race result.

"We received tens of thousands of queries relating to this matter from all over the world and it was incumbent on us to take the matter further, asking the Federation to look into an incident that could have cast a shadow over the championship in the eyes of all Formula 1 enthusiasts, not just Ferrari fans."