Author: Devika Sahni

Devika Sahni is a person who exudes immense energy and enthusiasm. She strives to become a better version of herself by channeling her energy, curiosity and sincerity positively. As a content writer at Asiana Times, she writes articles about sports and world news.

Formula 1 introduced a new budget cap allowing teams to spend till a certain amount on car upgrades and other expenses. This was done to bring equality in racing and promote more competitive racing. Any team violating the budget cap will be penalized or fined, depending on the extent of the violation. One of the teams rumored to have violated the spending cap is Red Bull, however, Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner strongly denied any claims pointing towards Red Bull committing any spending violation. 2021 World Champion Max Verstappen also said that he is confident that his team did…

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Formula 1 returned to the famous Suzuka circuit for the Japanese Grand Prix with racing action on Friday in the first 2 practice sessions. The last Japanese Grand Prix was held in 2019, making it 3 years for any track action at the venue. The figure-of-eight circuit, initially used by Honda for testing and making its first feature on the F1 calendar in the 1970, is one of the most popular circuits among drivers for its technicalities and challenging, high speed corners- especially the 130 R.  Formula 1 returns to Suzuka after two years. Source: MARCA Mercedes driver George Russell…

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On Friday, The Japanese Finance ministry announced at a press conference that new sanctions have been imposed by Japan on a number of Russian officials and their families. 81 people and 9 Russian organisations have been targeted by the sanctions The sanctions imposed by Japan target 81 people and nine organisations, including Rostec defence corporation, Rusichi military and sports training centre, Klimov engine manufacturer, Ruselectronics microelectronics firm, Kalashnikov arms manufacturer, Sozvezdie electronic welfare firm, United Engine Corporation, Yantar shipbuilding company and shipbuilding plant More in Crimea. The sanctions lead to ban on exports of 89 chemical weapon-related items to Russia,…

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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen heads into the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit with a staggering lead of 104 points over Ferrari rival Charles Leclerc and 106 points over his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez. With 5 races to go in the 2022 Formula 1 season, Max Verstappen has his first real chance to clinch the title before the season ends. To claim his second consecutive world title, Max Verstappen would have to be at a 112 point lead over the driver in 2nd place in the standings. To make this happen, he would have to win the race with…

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Zaporizhzhia is one of the four regions of Ukraine annexed by Russia, the illegal seizure of its territory by force will not be accepted by Kyiv and has been condemned by Ukraine’s allies. On Thursday, Regional Governor Oleksandr Starukh said that shelling of Zaporizhzhia by the Russian forces killed at least two people overnight in the city, damaged several residential buildings and led to widespread fires. Starukh wrote on the Telegram app that one woman died in the shelling, and another one while going to the hospital due to the seven Russian strikes. He said that at least five people…

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F1 team Red Bull Racing is set to be cleared of any major budget cap violations in the 2021 season after the FIA will bring to light its official budget findings, which also means the FIA will decide against handing Lewis Hamilton last year’s world title. In the title decider finale of 2021, Max Verstappen won from rival Lewis Hamilton in the very last lap of what was a controversial race since the start. The genuinity of Max’s title win came into question after claims that Red Bull breached the budget cap, which was set at €114 million, by up…

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Russia is attempting to undermine democracies all over Europe, channeling funds and backing far-right groups and propaganda operations. Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to cast his ambitions further afield in spite of prosecuting his vicious and failing war in Ukraine. Putin has discovered fertile ground in the Balkans, taking his view that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is looking to marginalise the Russian, Slavic, Eastern Orthodox world. Serbia, the most pivotal former Yugoslav state which isn’t a NATO member, takes the centre of these efforts. Within the complicated politics of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to…

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