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WTA calls for investigation into Peng sexual assault allegations

A file photo of China’s Peng Shuai serving during a match at the Australian Open on January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo By Reuters The WTA Tour on Sunday called on the Chinese government to investigate allegations of sexual assault made by Peng Shuai against a former Chinese vice premier while also demanding an end

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Sunday best: Hamilton shocks Verstappen to win Brazilian G

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton, front, steers his car followed by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen , during the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) By Associated Press Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ended “the hardest weekend I’ve had” with a stunning victory at

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Djokovic reaches Paris final to end record 7th year as No. 1

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates his win over Hubert Hurkacz of Poland, during their semifinal match at the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Accor Arena, in Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) By Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic will end the year at No. 1 for a record seventh

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Hamilton-Verstappen Formula 1 duel hits the track in Texas

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, responds to a question during a news conference before the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at Circuit of the Americas, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Nick Didlick) Associated Press By JIM VERTUNO The red-hot rivalry between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton returned to the

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F1: Bottas wins Turkish GP, Verstappen reclaims title lead

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland leads at the start of the Turkish Formula One Grand Prix at the Intercity Istanbul Park circuit in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco) By Associated Press Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas won the Turkish Grand Prix for his first victory of the season on Sunday, while

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Lemma, Jepkosgei win London Marathon for the first time

Ethiopia’s Sisay Lemma crosses the finish line to win the Men’s race in the London Marathon in central London, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) By Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia won the men’s London Marathon for the first time on Sunday and Joyciline Jepkosgei of Kenya was victorious on

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Hamilton takes his 100th Formula One win in Russia

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain reacts after wining the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. (Yuri Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP) English driver grabs top spot in driver standings Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes took his 100th Formula One win at the Russian Grand Prix

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Usyk outclasses Joshua to claim world heavyweight titles

Boxing – WBA, IBF & WBO Heavyweight Titles – Anthony Joshua v Oleksandr Usyk – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, Britain – September 25, 2021 Anthony Joshua in action against Oleksandr Usyk Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge Reuters By Martyn Herman Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk dethroned world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua in his own backyard with a

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Medvedev wins U.S. Open to end Djokovic calendar Grand Slam bid

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, holds the runner-up trophy as Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, prepares to receive the championship trophy after Medvedev defeated Djokovic in the men’s singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Reuters By Steve Keating Novak Djokovic’s quest for a record 21st

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Qualifier to champion: Britain’s Raducanu, 18, wins US Open

Emma Raducanu, of Britain, poses outside Arthur Ashe Stadium with the championship trophy after she defeated Leylah Fernandez, of Canada, in the women’s singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Associated Press By HOWARD FENDRICH NEW YORK (AP) — British teenager Emma Raducanu arrived

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