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Sports and news reporter


Samuel Lovett is a sports and news reporter at The Independent. He focuses on football, tennis, rugby and athletics, as well as general news. He co-led coverage of the 2019 Rugby World Cup from Japan and has reported on a number of major events, including the 2016 Olympics, the IAAF World Championships, Wimbledon and the 2018 World Cup.

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