Japanese GP: Hamilton wins as title rival Vettel slips up again

(CNN)Lewis Hamilton may have been ‘allowed to win’ last week in Russia but needed no help to take victory Sunday in the Japanese Grand Prix to close on a fifth world championship crown with a virtually unassailable 67-point lead over Sebastian Vettel. But it proved another sorry afternoon for Hamilton’s…

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What Sydney Opera House feud says about Australia’s gambling obsession

(CNN)A national debate is raging in Australia over an advertisement for a horse race being projected on the side of one of Australia’s most recognized landmarks, the Sydney Opera House. The Everest Cup horse race is being held for only the second time in 2018 and has the largest prize…

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What the back pages are saying: Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui’s future in doubt

(CNN)It’s been a tough few months for Julen Lopetegui. Follow @cnnsport READ: Jose Mourinho provoked on touchline as Chelsea snatches draw against Manchester United READ: Bayern Munich will no longer accept ‘disrespectful and disgusting’ reporting Newspaper SPORT suggests Real Madrid president Perez is looking to fire Lopetegui this week after…

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Jose Mourinho provoked on touchline as Chelsea snatches draw against Manchester United

(CNN)Ross Barkley’s goal deep in stoppage time ensured Chelsea remain unbeaten in the Premier League as Maurizio Sarri’s team earned a 2-2 draw with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Follow @cnnsport READ: Mamadou Sakho’s journey from Paris to the Premier League READ: Bayern visualize the sound of fans…

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Japanese MotoGP: Marc Marquez clinches world championship with stunning victory

(CNN)Spain’s Marc Marquez was crowned MotoGP world champion for the fifth time in six years with a stunning victory in the Japanese MotoGP Sunday. Follow @cnnsport Ducati’s Dovizioso, who started from pole and needed to win to keep his slim championship hopes alive, subsequently crashed out on the penultimate lap…

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Premier League title race wide open, says ex-Liverpool star Bruce Grobbelaar

(CNN)Manchester City won the English Premier League by a record margin last season with Pep Guardiola’s team becoming the first side to accumulate 100 points in a season. No team had scored more or won more than City did in their record-breaking 2017-18 campaign. After seven games City and Liverpool…

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