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Round-Up: Sina goes private, Lions to tour in South Africa, Vietnam marathon to go ahead, and more

Sam Warburton of the Lions runs with the ball during the 2017 Test series against New Zealand (by David Rogers/Getty Images).

Chinese media company Sina, majority owner of the Weibo social media platform and owner of the Sina Sports media platform, among other assets, has went private and ceased to be a publicly-traded company following a merger with a company controlled by its CEO and chairman Charles Chao. Sina was listed on the US Nasdaq exchange. Weibo is listed separately on Nasdaq - Sina Corporation, Motley Fool

The British and Irish Lions rugby team will tour South Africa this year as originally planned, putting to rest discussions about hosting the tour in another country due to the Covid-19 situation in the host nation. The UK and Ireland, and Australia, had been mooted as potential alternative hosts - Sky Sports

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