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Naomi Osaka comes back, beats Azarenka for 2nd US Open title

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, in the women’s singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) NEW YORK (AP) — After one errant forehand in the first set of the U.S. Open final, Naomi

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Mo Farah breaks one-hour world record set by Haile Gebrselassie

Mo Farah celebrates his victory in Brussels CREDIT: Stephanie Leccoq/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock It is certainly an obscure event – of that there can be no doubt – but after a 20-year international career, Mo Farah can finally call himself a world-record holder. To a list containing such legendary figures as Paavo Nurmi, Emil Zatopek, Ron Clarke and

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Fury wins in stunning stoppage of Wilder in heavyweight tilt

Tyson Fury, of England, lands a right to Deontay Wilder during a WBC heavyweight championship boxing match Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) Tyson Fury reinvented himself once again, and once again he’s a heavyweight champion. The Gypsy King dropped Deontay Wilder twice Saturday night in their heavyweight title rematch, turning

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Fury and Wilder weigh in big for their big heavyweight fight

Tyson Fury, of England, attends a weigh-in for his WBC heavyweight championship boxing match against Deontay Wilder, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder made one last appearance Friday before their big heavyweight title fight, weighing in and taunting each other before a raucous crowd at the

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Djokovic edges Thiem in thriller to clinch eighth Australian Open

Tennis – Australian Open – Men’s Singles Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – February 3, 2020. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after winning his match against Austria’s Dominic Thiem. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Novak Djokovic endured a fierce challenge to his Melbourne Park reign before overhauling Dominic Thiem 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 on Sunday

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Serena Williams breaks 3-year title drought at ASB Classic

Serena Williams from the United States with daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. and the ASB trophy after winning her singles finals match against United States Jessica Pegula at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan 12, 2020. (Chris Symes/Photosport via AP) Serena Williams broke a three-year title drought when she beat fellow American

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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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