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Joshua heavier than rival Klitschko

LONDON (Reuters) - IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua weighed in more than four kgs heavier than challenger Wladamir Klitschko ahead of their title fight in London. Read More


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Browns make DE Garrett top pick, Bears bag QB Trubisky

(Reuters) - The Cleveland Browns selected defensive end Myles Garrett with the first pick of the National Football League Draft in Philadelphia on Thursday before the Chicago Bears made a stunning call by trading up for quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. More »


Smooth Sharapova cruises into Stuttgart semis

STUTTGART, Germany (Reuters) - Former world number one Maria Sharapova cruised into the Stuttgart Grand Prix semi-finals on Friday, extending her winning comeback from a doping suspension with a smooth 6-3 6-4 victory over Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit. More »


Murray shakes off Ramos-Vinolas to reach Barcelona semis

BARCELONA (Reuters) - World number one Andy Murray was forced to dig deep to overcame Albert Ramos-Vinolas 2-6 6-4 7-6(4) and reach the Barcelona Open semi-finals on Friday, avenging his defeat by the Spaniard in the Monte Carlo Masters last week. More »


Bolles and McKinley make it emotional Draft night

(Reuters) - Selection in the first round of the NFL Draft is a huge step toward financial security and the realization of a lifelong dream for the players, and their reactions were quite on the expected lines on Thursday. More »


Athletics: London Marathon unveils new half-distance mass race for 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - London Marathon organizers have announced plans for a mass participation half-marathon next year as part of a campaign to encourage the city's communities to interact. More »


Hamilton hopes Zanardi can inspire injured British teen

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton pointed to Alex Zanardi as a beacon of hope as Formula One teams and drivers showed support on Friday for British teenager Billy Monger, who lost his legs in a Formula Four accident. More »


Larrazabal grabs halfway lead in China

(Reuters) - Pablo Larrazabal maintained his impressive form to card a six-under-par 66 and take the halfway lead at the China Open, three shots clear of Dylan Frittelli and overnight leader Alexander Levy. More »


FIFA suspends audit official, opens probe into Caribbean head

(Reuters) - A member of FIFA's audit and compliance committee was handed a provisional 90-day ban from football on Friday, a day after pleading guilty in a U.S court to taking bribes in exchange for using his influence within the global soccer body. More »


Kenya says another 'high-profile athlete' failed doping test

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The chairman of Athletics Kenya (AK) has told Reuters that another "high-profile athlete" has failed a doping test, just weeks after it emerged Rio Olympics marathon champion Jemima Sumgong tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. More »


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