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Canadian Sikh politician wins race to lead federal New Democrats

Monday, 2 October 2017 :  Jagmeet Singh, an Ontario provincial lawmaker and practising Sikh, was elected yesterday as leader of Canada’s left-leaning New Democrats, becoming the first non-white politician to head a major Canadian political party. The 38-year-old lawyer, whose penchant for colourful turbans and tailor-made three-piece suits made him a …

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Peter Sagan wins record third successive world title in Norway

Monday, 25 September 2017 :   Peter Sagan became the first man to win three successive World Championship men's road race titles with victory in Norway. The Slovak, 27, pipped Norwegian Alexander Kristoff in a sprint finish, having barely featured among the lead riders in the 267.5km race in Bergen. Australia's Michael Matthews finished third and Britain's Ben Swift fifth. Sagan was in 80th position as the riders approached the final climb up Salmon Hill, before putting himself in contention for the sprint. Earlier, Frenchman Tony Gallopin made a break from the pack with 13km remaining, before being caught at the foot of the hill, and compatriot Julian Alaphilippe was also reeled in after attacking with 4km left. </p Read More »

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