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  1. Monday 31 October 2016

  2. Rossi: Drying track hurt tyre performance 11:24

    Rossi: Drying track hurt tyre performance

    Valentino Rossi admitted he was "optimistic" that he could take victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix before a drying circuit led to struggles with his front…

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  3. Sunday 23 October 2016

  4. Rossi knew podium was within reach 09:46

    Rossi knew podium was within reach

    Valentino Rossi says he knew a podium result was within his reach, and at one stage felt he could win, despite starting from 15th position at the Australian…

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  5. Saturday 22 October 2016

  6. Rossi says cold conditions hurting Yamaha 09:25

    Rossi says cold conditions hurting Yamaha

    Valentino Rossi believes that cold conditions at the Australian Grand Prix are hurting Yamaha, as the team slumped to one of its worst performances during…

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  7. Thursday 20 October 2016

  8. Rossi: Cold weather will be 'dangerous' 12:30

    Rossi: Cold weather will be 'dangerous'

    Valentino Rossi believes cool conditions at this weekend's Australian Grand Prix could be "dangerous" for riders, as they prepare to tackle the Phillip Island…

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  9. Saturday 15 October 2016

  10. Rossi takes pole after Márquez errors 07:00

    Rossi takes pole after Márquez errors

    Yamaha's Valentino Rossi claimed pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix after Repsol Honda rider Marc Márquez made a sequence of errors during qualifying at…

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  11. Friday 14 October 2016

  12. Rossi targets Yamaha gains under braking 14:46

    Rossi targets Yamaha gains under braking

    Valentino Rossi conceded that he endured a "difficult" second practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix and is hopeful Yamaha can make gains under…

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  13. Monday 26 September 2016

  14. Lorenzo: Crash helped me finish second 10:08

    Lorenzo: Crash helped me finish second

    Jorge Lorenzo reckons his warm-up crash was a crucial factor in him beating Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi to second position in Sunday afternoon's Aragón…

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  15. Monday 12 September 2016

  16. Rossi, Lorenzo in heated exchange over pass 09:04

    Rossi, Lorenzo in heated exchange over pass

    Yamaha team-mates Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo were involved in a heated exchange during the post-race press conference at Misano over the Italian's early…

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  17. Friday 9 September 2016

  18. Rossi tops messy first practice at Misano 10:10

    Rossi tops messy first practice at Misano

    Yamaha's Valentino Rossi topped Friday's first practice session for the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano, as five riders suffered crashes. Rossi held top spot…

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  19. Sunday 21 August 2016

  20. Rossi felt 'desperate' during initial laps 16:22

    Rossi felt 'desperate' during initial laps

    Valentino Rossi revealed he was "desperate" during the early stages of the Czech Republic Grand Prix before his tyre choice enabled him to come forwards and…

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  21. Thursday 18 August 2016

  22. Rossi 'curious' over Czech GP potential 15:45

    Rossi 'curious' over Czech GP potential

    Valentino Rossi says he is "curious" to see where he stands in relation to Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo at the Czech Grand Prix, after being outpaced last…

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  23. Monday 18 July 2016

  24. Rossi rues conditions in Germany slump 14:26

    Rossi rues conditions in Germany slump

    Yamaha's Valentino Rossi was left to rue the changeable weather conditions at the German Grand Prix as he slumped to eighth, losing further ground in the title…

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  25. Friday 24 June 2016

  26. Rossi to use standard frame at Assen 18:24

    Rossi to use standard frame at Assen

    Valentino Rossi has dropped Yamaha's new frame for the remainder of the Dutch TT, after testing it in practice, while team-mate Jorge Lorenzo is also…

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  27. Sunday 5 June 2016

  28. Rossi hails 'perfect' Catalan Grand Prix 16:19

    Rossi hails 'perfect' Catalan Grand Prix

    Valentino Rossi hailed a "perfect" Sunday after he collected victory during the Catalan Grand Prix, as he paid tribute to Luis Salom, who suffered fatal…

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  29. Rossi beats Márquez to Catalan GP victory 13:47

    Rossi beats Márquez to Catalan GP victory

    Valentino Rossi prevailed over Marc Márquez during a thrilling Catalan Grand Prix, as the Honda rider moved to the front of the standings at the expense of…

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  30. Thursday 2 June 2016

  31. Yamaha: Mugello failures down to ECU 14:25

    Yamaha: Mugello failures down to ECU

    Yamaha says that a rev limiter-related electronic problem caused Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi's failures at the Italian Grand Prix, during warm-up and the…

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  32. Monday 23 May 2016

  33. Rossi: Mugello DNF 'weighs very heavily' 10:05

    Rossi: Mugello DNF 'weighs very heavily'

    Valentino Rossi says his exit from his home Grand Prix in Italy "weighs very heavily" after rivals Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Márquez pulled clear in the…

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  34. Saturday 21 May 2016

  35. Rossi beats Viñales to pole at Mugello 14:02

    Rossi beats Viñales to pole at Mugello

    Valentino Rossi will start his home race from pole position after topping a close qualifying session at the Italian Grand Prix. Rossi registered a lap of…

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  36. Monday 9 May 2016

  37. Rossi: MotoGP title race 'wide open' 08:56

    Rossi: MotoGP title race 'wide open'

    Valentino Rossi believes the 2016 MotoGP title race is "wide open," with the leading three riders separated by only 12 points after the opening five Grands Prix…

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  38. Saturday 7 May 2016

  39. Rossi eyes gains after sub-par qualifying 16:45

    Rossi eyes gains after sub-par qualifying

    Valentino Rossi has admitted he was "not strong enough" in some areas after he could manage only seventh place during qualifying for the French Grand…

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  40. Wednesday 4 May 2016

  41. Rossi: Le Mans usually suits Yamaha 15:14

    Rossi: Le Mans usually suits Yamaha

    Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi is hopeful of claiming back-to-back MotoGP victories at this weekend's French Grand Prix, given the characteristics of Le Mans…

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  42. Monday 25 April 2016

  43. Rossi describes 'perfect' Jerez weekend 09:14

    Rossi describes 'perfect' Jerez weekend

    Valentino Rossi hailed a "perfect" weekend as he cruised to his first victory of the season at the Spanish Grand Prix, ahead of Yamaha team-mate Jorge…

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  44. Sunday 24 April 2016

  45. Rossi cruises to first 2016 win at Jerez 13:47

    Rossi cruises to first 2016 win at Jerez

    Valentino Rossi controlled proceedings at the Spanish Grand Prix to pick up his first victory of the 2016 season, ahead of Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo and…

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  46. Rossi: Michelin tyres aiding one lap pace 08:46

    Rossi: Michelin tyres aiding one lap pace

    Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi believes MotoGP's switch from Bridgestone to Michelin tyres for 2016 has aided his one lap pace, after he secured pole position for…

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  47. Saturday 23 April 2016

  48. Rossi beats Lorenzo to Jerez pole position 14:09

    Rossi beats Lorenzo to Jerez pole position

    Valentino Rossi produced a last gasp effort to snatch pole position from Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo for the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. Lorenzo and…

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  49. Rossi moves ahead in third Jerez practice 09:48

    Rossi moves ahead in third Jerez practice

    Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi set the pace during Saturday's third practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. Rossi surged to the front with a late…

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  50. Sunday 10 April 2016

  51. Yamaha pair confident of Márquez fight 10:10

    Yamaha pair confident of Márquez fight

    Yamaha riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi are confident that they can take the fight to Honda rival Marc Márquez at the Circuit of the Americas, despite…

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  52. Friday 8 April 2016

  53. Rossi: Lorenzo to Ducati would be 'bold' 09:44

    Rossi: Lorenzo to Ducati would be 'bold'

    Valentino Rossi says that it would be a "bold move" if Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo ultimately decided to leave the outfit for rivals Ducati at the end of the…

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  54. Wednesday 6 April 2016

  55. Rossi 'lucky' after second half struggle 11:46

    Rossi 'lucky' after second half struggle

    Valentino Rossi believes he was "lucky" to finish on the podium in Argentina after struggling across the second half of the race. Rossi challenged Honda's…

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  56. Wednesday 30 March 2016

  57. Rossi admits Argentina win repeat difficult 14:46

    Rossi admits Argentina win repeat difficult

    Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi has admitted that repeating his victory from last year's race in Argentina will be "difficult" and has targeted a podium finish…

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  58. Saturday 19 March 2016

  59. Rossi extends Yamaha deal until 2018 07:10

    Rossi extends Yamaha deal until 2018

    Yamaha has confirmed that MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi will remain in the sport until at least the end of 2018, after the Italian penned a new two-year deal…

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  60. Friday 11 March 2016

  61. Agostini wants 'more respect' in MotoGP 08:26

    Agostini wants 'more respect' in MotoGP

    Motorcycle racing legend Giacomo Agostini has called on Valentino Rossi and Marc Márquez to show "more respect" in 2016, after a dramatic championship battle…

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  62. Sunday 6 March 2016

  63. Rossi expecting competitive MotoGP opener 14:32

    Rossi expecting competitive MotoGP opener

    Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi believes that several riders will be in contention at the front end of the grid when the MotoGP season begins in Qatar in two…

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  64. Tuesday 16 February 2016

  65. 16:34

    Video: Yamaha birthday wishes for Rossi

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  66. Saturday 13 February 2016

  67. Rossi: Two-year contract extension or nothing 10:46

    Rossi: Two-year contract extension or nothing

    Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi says he will only stay in MotoGP beyond the end of 2016 if he is willing to commit to a new two-year deal with the team. Rossi…

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  68. Thursday 4 February 2016

  69. Lorenzo praises Michelin after first test 10:00

    Lorenzo praises Michelin after first test

    Reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo has praised new MotoGP tyre supplier Michelin for the apparent improvements it has made to its products over the winter…

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  70. Tuesday 2 February 2016

  71. 15:22

    Video: Yamaha in action at Sepang test

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  72. Saturday 30 January 2016

  73. 05:26

    Video of the Day: Rossi on MasterChef

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  74. Saturday 23 January 2016

  75. Rossi/Márquez Sepang data to stay private 11:28

    Rossi/Márquez Sepang data to stay private

    FIM President Vito Ippolito says Honda's data regarding the collision between Valentino Rossi and Marc Márquez at the Malaysian Grand Prix last year will…

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  76. Friday 22 January 2016

  77. Rossi's future will depend on 'first races' 14:22

    Rossi's future will depend on 'first races'

    Valentino Rossi says he would be keen to sign another contract with Yamaha beyond 2016, providing that he is competitive during the first few rounds of the…

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  78. Wednesday 20 January 2016

  79. Yamaha hopes riders move forward 'wiser' 12:38

    Yamaha hopes riders move forward 'wiser'

    Yamaha team boss Lin Jarvis is eager to "foster and retain" respect between Jorge Lorenzo, Valentino Rossi and rival riders during the 2016 season, after a…

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  80. Monday 18 January 2016

  81. 'My hunger to win has only grown' – Rossi 13:24

    'My hunger to win has only grown' – Rossi

    Valentino Rossi says that his hunger to fight for further race wins and championships in MotoGP "has only grown" since his narrow 2015 title defeat to Yamaha…

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  82. Yamaha presents 2016-spec YZR-M1 11:07

    Yamaha presents 2016-spec YZR-M1

    Yamaha has officially presented the YZR-M1 bike it will use throughout the 2016 MotoGP season. Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi, involved in one of the…

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  83. Tuesday 12 January 2016

  84. 'Rossi ruined his own championship' - Stoner 10:17

    'Rossi ruined his own championship' - Stoner

    Casey Stoner says Valentino Rossi only has himself to blame for missing out on a 10th world title last year, claiming that the Yamaha rider uncharacteristically…

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  85. Thursday 10 December 2015

  86. Rossi withdraws CAS penalty points appeal 14:27

    Rossi withdraws CAS penalty points appeal

    Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi has dropped his appeal against the three penalty points which he received for colliding with Honda rival Marc Márquez at the…

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  87. Wednesday 11 November 2015

  88. 14:18

    Video: MotoGP title showdown highlights

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  89. Sunday 8 November 2015

  90. Rossi hits out at 'unbelievable' Márquez 17:58

    Rossi hits out at 'unbelievable' Márquez

    Valentino Rossi criticised Marc Márquez's behaviour as "unbelievable" and says that the situation is "embarrassing" for the sport after he lost out on the 2015…

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  91. How the 2015 MotoGP title can be won 09:04

    How the 2015 MotoGP title can be won

    The 2015 MotoGP title will be decided at today's 18th and final round of the season at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia, with only Valentino Rossi and…

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  92. Thursday 5 November 2015

  93. CAS rejects Rossi stay of execution, penalty upheld 13:18

    CAS rejects Rossi stay of execution, penalty upheld

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Valentino Rossi's request for a stay of execution regarding the penalty he received in Malaysia, meaning he must…

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  94. Preview: MotoGP braced for acrimonious finale 10:25

    Preview: MotoGP braced for acrimonious finale

    Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo head to this weekend's MotoGP finale in Valencia separated by only seven points. GPUpdate previews the finale of an…

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  95. Wednesday 4 November 2015

  96. Rossi wants Lorenzo fight 'on equal terms' 14:51

    Rossi wants Lorenzo fight 'on equal terms'

    Valentino Rossi says he wants to fight for the title "on equal terms" with Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo as he awaits the decision of the Court of Arbitration…

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  97. Tuesday 3 November 2015

  98. CAS rejects Lorenzo intervention in Rossi appeal 19:53

    CAS rejects Lorenzo intervention in Rossi appeal

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected an attempted intervention by Jorge Lorenzo in the case regarding Yamaha team-mate and title rival…

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  99. Yamaha issues rebuttal to Honda claims 09:26

    Yamaha issues rebuttal to Honda claims

    Yamaha has disputed claims made by Honda that Valentino Rossi kicked Marc Márquez's bike during their clash at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Rossi and Márquez…

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  100. Monday 2 November 2015

  101. Honda sure Rossi kicked out at Márquez 14:06

    Honda sure Rossi kicked out at Márquez

    Honda's MotoGP chief, Shuhei Nakamoto, remains adamant that Valentino Rossi kicked out at Marc Márquez during their intense battle for position at the…

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  102. Friday 30 October 2015

  103. Rossi appeals Race Direction decision 13:06

    Rossi appeals Race Direction decision

    MotoGP championship leader Valentino Rossi has appealed the decision issued by Race Direction in the wake of his Malaysian Grand Prix clash with Marc…

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  104. FIM: Rossi/Márquez row 'poisoned' MotoGP 12:32

    FIM: Rossi/Márquez row 'poisoned' MotoGP

    FIM President Vito Ippolito has called for "fair play" at MotoGP's upcoming Valencia season finale after recent on and off track events which he feels have…

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  105. Monday 26 October 2015

  106. Márquez left shocked by Rossi clash 11:02

    Márquez left shocked by Rossi clash

    Marc Márquez claims he has "never seen anything like it" after MotoGP championship leader Valentino Rossi appeared to run him off track and kick out a leg…

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  107. Rossi says 'foot slipped' before contact 10:26

    Rossi says 'foot slipped' before contact

    Valentino Rossi says he did not intentionally make contact with Marc Márquez during the Malaysian Grand Prix, and that the subsequent penalty has "cut me off…

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  108. Sunday 25 October 2015

  109. MotoGP explains penalty for 'irresponsible' Rossi 12:39

    MotoGP explains penalty for 'irresponsible' Rossi

    MotoGP Race Director Mike Webb has explained why Valentino Rossi was given three penalty points for his incident with Marc Márquez during the Malaysian Grand…

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  110. Rossi keeps points, relegated for Valencia 08:56

    Rossi keeps points, relegated for Valencia

    Valentino Rossi must start the final round of the MotoGP season in Valencia from the back of the grid after being handed three penalty points for colliding with…

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