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Daily Archives: 1st February 2018

F1 introduces grid girl ban

Formula 1 has announced it will no longer use ‘Grid Girls’ in the sport, starting from the upcoming 2018 season. In a statement released on Wednesday, F1 said it “will end the long-standing practice of using walk-on Grid Girls,” in a move that will also apply to other race series taking place as part of the grand prix weekend schedule ...

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Boos and bucks: 25 years of NHL commissioner Gary Bettman

Gary Bettman, who replaced league president Gil Stein under the new title of NHL commissioner on Feb. 1, 1993, is celebrating his 25th anniversary at the head of a league he has seen grow from 24 to 31 teams. Here’s a look at key events in the 65-year-old New York native’s reign: Revenue growth When Bettman took over, league-wide revenues ...

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LAFC teams with YouTube TV to air local soccer matches

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Football Club has teamed with YouTube TV to air the new MLS team’s English-language matches on local television. YouTube TV will also carry all nationally televised matches on ESPN, Fox and FS1 as part of the multi-year deal announced Wednesday. The team’s jersey will prominently feature a YouTube TV logo. LAFC has a league-high ...

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Senate Votes To Make Canada's National Anthem Gender Neutral

OTTAWA — The Senate has passed a bill to make the national anthem more gender neutral, fulfilling the dying wish of Liberal MP Mauril Belanger. The Senate has given its final approval to the legislation, which would change the second line of the anthem from “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us command.” The legislation now only ...

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Tom Brady: 'Why does everyone want me to retire so bad?'

Now 40 years old, it seems Tom Brady can’t go anywhere without someone asking him about his eventual retirement. That includes Super Bowl week in Minnesota, where the New England Patriots pivot was asked the question yet again despite leading the NFL in passing yards this season…. NFL | theScore

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