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Perhaps it just wasn't what Damon Hill expected yesterday. Certainly it was outrageously over the top, even by Monaco's standards: a parade of celebs and wannabe celebs in costumes you can only assume were discarded by Elton John and Madonna.

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Motor racing: Hill's warning to Arrows

Damon Hill, the reigning Formula One world champion, has warned his Arrows team that he will not stand for becoming an also-ran in the sport.

Rugby Union: Walkinshaw walks in

Tom Walkinshaw may not be much of a singer, but he certainly knows how to bring the Hills alive with the sweet sound of booming bank accounts. A year after purchasing a controlling interest in the Arrows Formula One team and luring Damon Hill as his top-line driver, Walkinshaw yesterday presented Richard Hill with the financial clout to turn Gloucester into one of the most powerful outfits in English rugby.

Motor racing: Williams puts his faith in Villeneuve

The roadshow moved on, congratulating itself on creating an open title contest with 10 points covering the seven leading drivers, but Frank Williams, who has been producing champions for 17 years, offered a sobering perspective.

Motor racing: Good news for Williams

Williams' pursuit of the Formula One world title will continue to be backed by Rothmans, who first formed their successful partnership with the Didcot-based team in 1994. The cigarette company has agreed to back Williams again next year.

Technical itch for Frentzen

David Tremayne says the Williams No 2 is struggling to find the cutting edge of F1

Testing time ahead for Frentzen

Heinz-Harald Frentzen made no bones about his performance in Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix. "It was nothing sensational," he said of a race in which he trailed home in ninth place while his team-mate, Jacques Villeneuve, won convincingly.

Hard work pays off for Hill in practice: Motor Racing

Damon Hill finished an encouraging ninth on the first day of practice for Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos yesterday.

Football: Only Damon Hill's new car is in tune less often than my blessed, most beautiful Newcastle

Nick Donaldson, proud to support a team who have only played well four times this season, says there are still a lot worse things in life than watching your team draw with Wimbledon

After 30 years, Damon follows father to Palace

Damon Hill, who followed his father's tracks to become world motor-racing champion, yesterday retraced Graham Hill's footsteps to Buckingham Palace to receive the insignia of the OBE from the Queen.

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