Deontay Wilder throws a left at Gerald Washington during their WBC heavyweight title boxing bout.

Wilder retains WBC title with 5th-round KO of Washington

Deontay Wilder returned from right arm injuries to stop Gerald Washington in the fifth round and retain his WBC heavyweight title Saturday night in a fight that heated up quickly after a quiet start.

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Joseph Parker with the WBO belt after defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Tyson Fury's cousin set for shot at world heavyweight title

The cousin of Tyson Fury is set to fight for a world heavyweight title.

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Deontay Wilder, left, throws a left at Chris Arreola during the WBC heavyweight title boxing bout in Birmingham, Ala.

Big punching Wilder believes he can save heavyweights

Deontay Wilder was in the Super Bowl media center in Houston a few days before the game when a somewhat familiar face walked by.

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Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko, right, and Britain's Anthony Joshua face each other during a press conference in Cologne, western Germany, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

Klitschko relishing chance to re-start career against Joshua

After what will be 17 months out of the ring, former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko believes the chances of resurrecting his remarkable career are "50-50" against the unbeaten Anthony Joshua.

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Deontay Wilder works out for the media in Northport, Ala.

US heavyweight boxer wins court case in unanimous decision

In a unanimous court decision, U.S. heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder won his latest fight Monday.

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Muhammad Ali punches a speed bag at the Folk Art Center in Manila, Philippines, as he prepared for his title fight against Joe Frazier.

Champ's artistic side to be displayed at Muhammad Ali Center

When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes liked dabbling as an artist.

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88kg Welter, Hala Hala & Mac Tuna.

Fight for Marist trials for team Samoa

Trials to finalize boxers for Team Samoa for the Fight for Marist on 10 – 11 February as part of the Marist International Sports Week wrapped up last night at the ACP Marist St. Joseph Stadium at Lotopa.

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Boxers Anthony Joshua, left, and Wladimir Klitschko attend a press conference announcing their unification fight for the IBF, IBO and WBA World Heavyweight titles at Wembley Stadium in London.

Refreshed Klitschko looks to restore reputation vs Joshua

When Wladimir Klitschko fights Anthony Joshua for two world heavyweight titles in April, it will end an 18-month wait to restore his boxing reputation.

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James answers questions as he holds his daughter Zhuri during a post-game press conference after winning the NBA title by defeating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.

LeBron James producing Muhammad Ali documentary for HBO

King James is set to tell the story of The Greatest.

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Britain's IBF Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua fights American Eric Molina in Manchester, England Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016.

Joshua stops Molina in 3rd round, retains heavyweight belt

Anthony Joshua beat Eric Molina in a third-round stoppage to retain the IBF world heavyweight title on Saturday, clearing the unbeaten British boxer's path to fight Wladimir Klitschko early next year.

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U.S boxer Eric Molina speaks during a press conference in Manchester, England, ahead of his IBF world heavyweight fight against British fighter Anthony Joshua

Molina bids to tame heavyweight champ Joshua as late call-up

He's the accidental challenger with a checkered boxing record who, away from the ring, teaches kids with special educational needs at a high school.

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Welcome: Andy Ruiz Jr landed in Auckland early yesterday morning looking relaxed and fresh.

Andy Ruiz Jr arrives for showdown

Andy Ruiz Jr landed in Auckland early yesterday morning looking relaxed and fresh to a rousing tangata whenua welcome at Auckland International.

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60 kg Karl Apelu ( left) against American Samoa fighter, ultimately winning his bout in a unanimous decision

Mosooi International Boxing Championship

Samoa dominates the “2 Samoa’s Battle” Samoa dominated the 2016 Mosooi International Boxing Championship that was held  at Maliu Mai Resort, American Samoa earlier in the week. 

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British boxer Anthony Joshua as he celebrates after winning the IBF heavyweight title bout against US boxer Charles Martinat the O2 Arena in London.

Joshua to fight Molina in 2nd defense of heavyweight title

Anthony Joshua will make the second defense of his IBF world heavyweight title in a fight against American challenger Eric Molina on Dec. 10.

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Boxing star Manny Pacquiao.

Manny Pacquiao takes a break from politics for boxing

Up until last week, Manny Pacquiao was concentrating on trying to get the death penalty restored in the Philippines.

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Wladimir Klitschko

Promoter says deal close for Joshua to fight Klitschko

A boxing promoter says a deal is close to being agreed for IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to fight Wladimir Klitschko.

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Britain's Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury vacates heavyweight belts, loses boxing license

Tyson Fury's downward slide since becoming world heavyweight boxing champion plunged further Thursday when the British fighter relinquished his titles and had his license suspended over drug use and medical issues.

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Britain's new world champion Tyson Fury, celebrates with the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts after winning the world heavyweight title fight against Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko in Duesseldorf, western Germany.

Fury gives up world titles to focus on treatment, recovery

"I feel that it is only fair and right and for the good of boxing to keep the titles active"

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Tyson Fury

Troubled Fury could lose boxing license

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury could lose his license on Wednesday when British boxing chiefs discuss the future of the troubled fighter, who has admitted to taking cocaine to deal with manic depression.

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr. of the United States.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. sued over $1.4M jewelry debt in Vegas

Retired boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is accused of stiffing a Las Vegas jewelry company for $1.4 million of the cost of a diamond-encrusted necklace he bought the weekend after his last fight, according to a lawsuit filed in Nevada state court.

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Rugby

Former All Black lock Ali Williams and former Australia back James O'Connor have been released from jail

Rugby stars Williams and O'Connor released from jail

Former All Black lock Ali Williams and former Australia back James O'Connor have been released from jail after they were arrested while allegedly buying cocaine during a night out in Paris.

NFL

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds a Super Bowl trophy while addressing the crowd along with head coach Bill Belichick, right, during a rally Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Boston.

Patriots take victory lap, parade Boston for Super Bowl win

Snow, rain and chilly temperatures didn't dampen the joy of New England Patriots fans exulting in their team's latest championship Tuesday.

Football

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, left, celebrates with Leroy Sane after scoring his side's third goal during the Champions League round of 16 first leg soccer match between Manchester City and Monaco at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

Man City beats Monaco 5-3 in wild Champions League game

Manchester City scored three goals in 11 minutes to fight back for a 5-3 win over Monaco in a wild Champions League match full of dazzling attacking play and dreadful defending on Tuesday.

Basketball

Kelsall hails from the villages of Fagalii, Letogo, and Vailele

Samoan basketball star ready for Oceania

Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall 

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