Sport The wins put Lowes on 293 points in the overall standings

Alex Lowes recorded his first double success of the British Superbike Championship with a pair of victories at Cadwell Park yesterday.

Tom Sykes flawless in Donington superbikes

Tom Sykes claimed double victory at Donington Park to move to within four points of the lead in the superbike World Championship.

Jorge Lorenzo: The Spanish rider won his second world championship last season

MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo and the returning Valentino Rossi storm to Yamaha one-two in Qatar

Spain’s double world champion Jorge Lorenzo drew first blood by taking the MotoGP floodlit season opener from pole in Qatar yesterday as Italy’s Valentino Rossi stormed to second.

Marc Marquez in practice action before tomorrow’s race in Qatar

Motorcycling: On your Marc Marquez... but will it be historic debut?

Spanish whizzkid has style and class to go for victory – maybe even a title – first time out

Lowes, the former sparky, aiming to shock the old establishment

Lincoln lad could claim a very unlikely British Superbike title victory at Brands Hatch tomorrow
Lean times: Cal Crutchlow was yesterday left wondering whether he would be able to take part in today's race after coming off his bike during practice and injuring a foot and ankle

MotoGP: Crutchlow put on back foot by mystery spill

The British hope Cal Crutchlow lost the chance of a fourth front-row MotoGP start of the year here yesterday when he mysteriously plunged off his 1000cc Yamaha YZR-M1 on a slowing-down lap during a practice session and was taken to hospital with foot and ankle injuries.

Motorcycling: Confident Brookes earns pole

Australian Josh Brookes will start from pole position on his Tyco Suzuki in the opening round of the British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch today as a record contingent of eight foreign riders pressures the home competitors.

Simoncelli had been linked with a move away from Gresini Honda

Motorcycling: Simoncelli's team to race in Spain in his honour

Gresini Honda have decided to compete in Sunday's Valencia MotoGP as a tribute to rider Marco Simoncelli.

Motorcycling: Fired-up Byrne storms to victory

Michael Laverty and Shane Byrne took the victories in the rain-soaked fourth round of the British Superbike Championship at Thruxton yesterday. Byrne, who had taken a tumble in qualifying, had to start the opening race from the back of the grid but he carved through the field to finish in third place, a split second down on Michael Rutter as Laverty took his first victory of the season on the Swan Yamaha.

Crutchlow sets the early pace at Silverstone

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Motorcycling: Biaggi draws clear as Rea steps up a gear

Max Biaggi moved a step closer to securing the World Superbike Championship after virtually doubling his lead over his nearest rival Leon Haslam at Brno in the Czech Republic.

Motorcycling: Haslam victory extends his lead

Series leader Leon Haslam and Michel Fabrizio shared the wins in the sixth round of the Superbike World Championship season at Kyalami in South Africa yesterday.

Superbikes: Biaggi boosts title hopes with double

Max Biaggi scored a superb double victory at Monza yesterday to close the gap on Britain's Leon Haslam in the Superbike World Championship title race.

Moto GP: Lorenzo snatches victory in Jerez

Spain's Jorge Lorenzo recovered from a poor start to pass his compatriot Dani Pedrosa on the last lap to win a thrilling Spanish MotoGP grand prix in Jerez yesterday.

Motorcycling: Smrz sets track record to pip Rea

Jakub Smrz topped the timesheets at the end of the first qualifying session for tomorrow's FIM World Superbike Championship races at Assen in the Netherlands.

Walker charged over broken-jaw tackle

Catalan Dragons' Chris Walker is to face a disciplinary hearing today over a tackle that left an opponent with a broken jaw.

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