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Vettel takes title lead with win after chequered flag waved too early

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel dominated the Canadian Grand Prix to retake the championship lead as Lewis Hamilton could finish only fifth for Mercedes. Vettel converted pole position into a lead at the first corner and was never headed as he kept Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas at arm’s length throughout the race. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took third after a valiant but unsuccessful ...

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Sport24.co.za | Gunfire erupts at Trump resort; police arrest man with flag

Doral – A man shouting about Donald Trump entered the president’s south Florida golf resort early on Friday, draped a flag over a lobby counter and exchanged fire with police before being arrested, police said.  One officer received an unspecified injury, officials said.  Police were notified of an “active shooter” in the Trump-owned Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami ...

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Paralympics: No joint Korean march due to flag row

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: The two Koreas will not march together at Friday’s Winter Paralympics opening ceremony due to a disagreement about whether to include islands disputed with Japan on a united flag, officials said. Athletes from the North and South staged a joint march at the opening of last month’s Winter Olympics under a neutral “unification flag”, part of an intense ...

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Opinion: It's a Russian gold medal, even without the flag and anthem

A lot of the talk before the 2018 Winter Olympic Games concerned two things. First, there was much debate about the wisdom of letting 168 Russian athletes compete despite the fact that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had suspended their country over evidence of state-sponsored doping contained in a World Anti-Doping Agency report. Then there was the consternation among ice ...

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