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Monaco Grand Prix: Campaigner wants end to 'sexual objectification' of women in sport

"Women are the most beautiful thing in the world," said world champion Lewis Hamilton in response to use of female models before Sunday's Monaco race



It is wrong to objectify women in sport says boxer and anti-sexism campaigner Stacey Copeland, after world champion Lewis Hamilton welcomed the return of "beautiful" women to the F1 grid.

Models for watchmaker Tag Heuer will feature before Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix - though not in 'grid girl' roles.

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Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton backs 'grid girls' return

Monaco and Russia GP organisers both spoken of their opposition to the 'grid girl' ban



World champion Lewis Hamilton says the return of female models to the F1 grid at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix is "a beautiful thing".

The sport's owner Liberty Media stopped the use of 'grid girls' in January, saying their use was "at odds with modern day societal norms".

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McLaren: Michael Latifi becomes 10% shareholder with £200m investment

McLaren are in fifth place in the constructors' championship with 40 points

 


Businessman Michael Latifi has become a 10% shareholder in the McLaren Group.

The Canadian's Nidala company paid £203.8m to become the third largest shareholder. The Group includes the F1 team, the road-car company and Applied Technologies.

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