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Nico Rosberg ‘pleased’ to get the upper hand


Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg (left) celebrates after winning the Brazilian GP with team mate Lewis Hamilton (centre) and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in Sao Paulo on Sunday. — AFP

Lewis Hamilton shakes off illness to realise childhood dream

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Lewis Hamilton intends to climb off his sick bed to realise a childhood dream with a first victory on the native soil of his hero Ayrton Senna in Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.

Brazilian beauties get their kicks in martial arts

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Brazilian Poliana Botelho celebrates after winning the MMA World Flyweight Championship fight for the belt against Argentina's Silvana Gomez Juarez, aka "La Malvada", in Sao Paulo, Brazil. — AFP

World Cup qualifiers: Uruguay lead 2018 race, Argentina struggle


Uruguay’s Diego Godin celebrates the 3-0 win over Colombia 3-0 in a Fifa World Cup South American qualifier in Montevideo on Tuesday. — AFP

My word! Are we touchy... or are we touchy? Our skins are getting thinner and thinner by the day.

Even in the most avowed democracies, wars, terrorism, insurgencies and natural calamities ensure the relevance and respect of the defence forces and their veterans.