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Hamilton 'set for knighthood' in New Years Honours - reports

Having clinched his seventh world championship last weekend, it seems that Lewis Hamilton is also set to be honoured by his country with reports that he will receive a knighthood at the end of the year. Hamilton previously received an MBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace in 2009 after claiming his first title. But despite his run of success with Mercedes in the intervening decade, Hamilton has since been overlooked. Questions about his tax status for a long time appeared to have put a block on Hamilton receiving any further honours. But following measures including the sale of his private plane, The Sun newspaper states that the Government's Honours Committee has now concluded that his...
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