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Turkey will for the first time participate in the Mount Everest Marathon on May 29, Sports for Everyone Federation head Yasin Bölükbaşı said on May 8, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Australian former star Ian Thorpe’s Asia World Cup series ended with a whimper in the morning heats in Tokyo yesterday when he finished 26th overall in the men’s 100-meter butterfly.
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - Reuters
Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley (L) and his wife, Melinda, enter the courtroom in Harrisburg. Curley and Gary Schultz have surrendered for an arraignment on charges of perjury and failure to report abuse surrounding claims on a former coach.
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Greg Chalmers won his second Australian Open by a single shot to prolong Tiger Woods’s tournament drought at The Lakes in Sydney yesterday.
PHILADELPHIA - The Associated Press
One of the most important figures in boxing history, Joe Frazier dies after a battle with cancer. He will always be remembered for his rivalry with Muhammad Ali.
ABU DHABI - Reuters
Former world champion Lewis Hamilton produces a near-flawless performance as he takes full advantage of the early retirement of double world champion Sebastian Vettel to win a sizzling ‘day-night’ Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It’s early days yet but this is definitely a start of something hopefully very good,’ says the McLaren driver
SINGAPORE - Reuters
Five-time Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe finished a disappointing seventh in the final of the 100 metres individual medley in a World Cup event on Friday, his first day back in competition after five years away.
MIAMI - Reuters
John Kasay’s overtime field goal gave the New Orleans Saints a 26-23 victory over the Atlanta Falcons as the visitors capitalized on a failed gamble by the home team to take control of the NFC South on Nov. 13.
NEW YORK - Reuters
Kenyan Mary Keitany will be running for the big prize as the latest edition of the famous New York City Marathon will be this weekend.
The 2012 London Olympics are still more than seven months away but Michael Phelps is already one of the biggest winners.
SHANGHAI - The Associated Press
Andy Murray eased into the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden on Friday.