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Hamilton: F1 needs to do more for human rights

Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton on Thursday urged Formula 1 to do more to push for human rights, saying the issue was a “massive problem” in some of the sport’s host countries. The Mercedes driver was speaking ahead of Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, a race that regularly draws criticism from rights campaigners. “Naturally, the human rights issue in so many of the places that we go to is a consistent and a massive problem,” the Briton told reporters, arguing that all sports should use their platforms to seek change. “We are probably one of the only ones that goes to so many different countries and I do think as a sport we need to do more,” he said. Hamilton, who has...
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