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With around 95 percent of the venues already in place within 10 kilometers of Paris, the city is ready to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, said the bid’s integration head
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES - Reuters
The resurgent Detroit Lions continued their perfect start to the season with a 24-13 home victory over the Chicago Bears on Monday to confirm their status as surprise contenders.
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.