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Joshua beats Ruiz on points, reclaims heavyweight titles

Defending champion Andy Ruiz Jr., right, during his fight against Britain’s Anthony Joshua in their World Heavyweight Championship contest at the Diriyah Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Nick Potts/PA via AP) Anthony Joshua has reclaimed his world heavyweight titles by producing a disciplined and smart display to beat Andy Ruiz Jr. on points in their rematch

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A young Somali’s fight for identity

Mansor Farah | Source: Screenshot kielerleben.de After nearly ten years in Germany, athlete, professional mechanic and refugee Mansor Farah wants to become a citizen in his new home country. There’s just one problem he has no official identity. Mansor Farah has been running for almost as long as he has been in Germany. At the

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Kenyan, Ethiopian athletes win 41st Istanbul Marathon

Kenyan Daniel Kipkore Kibet wins the men’s title and Ethiopian Hirut Tibebuin wins women’s at 41st Istanbul Marathon Kenyan athlete Daniel Kipkore Kibet wins the 41st Istanbul Marathon men’s title by breaking the 42 km Istanbul Marathon track record while Ethiopian athlete Hirut Tibebu wins women’s title at the intercontinental Istanbul Marathon on Sunday. A

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Just 15, Coco Gauff tops Ostapenko for 1st WTA singles title

FILE – In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Coco Gauff, of the United States, celebrates after defeating Timea Babos, of Hungary, in the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. The American teenager advanced to her first WTA final by beating Andrea Petkovic 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019,

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Fury overcomes bloody cut over eye to beat Wallin

Otto Wallin, left, of Sweden, punches Tyson Fury, of England, during their heavyweight boxing match Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) Blood was flowing down Tyson Fury’s right cheek, and Otto Wallin was in his face. His scheduled rematch with Deontay Wilder suddenly in jeopardy, Fury needed to dig deep in

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19 Slams: Nadal stops Medvedev comeback bid to win US Open

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, poses with the championship trophy after defeating Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, to win the men’s singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Rafael Nadal’s 19th Grand Slam trophy went from inevitable to suddenly in doubt in a thrill-a-minute U.S. Open

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Andreescu embraces spotlight with U.S. Open triumph

Sept 7, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Bianca Andreescu of Canada with the US Open championship trophy after beating Serena Williams of the USA in the women’s singles final on day thirteen of the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports So new is

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‘Homeless’ Somalia shock Zimbabwe for first World Cup victory

Photo/AFP / Zimbabwe pose before a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match in Egypt. A late Anwar Sid Ali goal enabled Somalia to shock Zimbabwe 1-0 Thursday and achieve their first World Cup qualifying victory. Unable to play at home because of the unstable security situation in the east African country, the Somalis moved the

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Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split decision

Manny Pacquiao, right, lands a punch against Keith Thurman in the fifth round during a welterweight title fight Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) From his first-round knockdown punches to his tenacious 12th-round finish, Manny Pacquiao gave yet another one-sided thrashing to Father Time. Keith Thurman was a whole lot tougher

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Djokovic edges Federer in 5 sets for 5th Wimbledon trophy

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic lifts his trophy after defeating Switzerland’s Roger Federer during the men’s singles final match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger

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