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Leading drivers back 'halo' introduction

Leading Formula 1 drivers have backed the decision to introduce the controversial ‘halo’ head protection system next season. Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel said the sport would be “ignorant and stupid” not to use the device. Fernando Alonso said it would ...

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Paul Carberry: Leading Irish jockey announces retirement

Leading Irish jockey Paul Carberry has announced his retirement from the saddle after a distinguished career. The 42-year-old, who won the Grand National in 1999 on Bobbyjo, trained by his father Tommy, had not ridden competitively since September because of ...

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Paul Carberry: Leading Irish jockey announces retirement

Leading Irish jockey Paul Carberry has announced his retirement from the saddle after a distinguished career. The 42-year-old, who won the Grand National in 1999 on Bobbyjo, trained by his father Tommy, had not ridden competitively since September because of ...

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Russia should remain banned, says leading IOC official

Russia’s athletes should stay banned from international competition and not be allowed to take part in the Rio Games, says a leading Olympic official. International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates has also branded Russia’s anti-doping agency and athletics body ...

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Bryan Mitchell a leading candidate for Yanks' swingman role

Stacy Revere/Getty Images Bryan Mitchell, who goes two innings Friday, can serve Yanks out of bullpen or in the rotation. LAKELAND, Fla. – Second baseman Starlin Castro was among the Yankees’ most significant offseason upgrades, but Joe Girardi also “knew ...

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Royals have 7 players leading positions in All-Star voting

Ed Zurga/Getty Images Led by top-vote getter Salvador Perez, the Royals have seven players poised to start this year’s All-Star game. The reigning American League champion Kansas City Royals continue to dominate the 2015 MLB All-Star Game ballot, with seven ...

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