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United World Wrestling (UWW), the international governing body for the sport, on Oct. 27 named Turkish wrestler Taha Akgül as the world’s best in the 125-kilogram freestyle category.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
In a reversal of roles, the outspoken Muhammad Ali won the "Rumble In The Jungle" 40 years ago but has become a stricken, silent icon, while brooding slugger George Foreman has turned into an outgoing tycoon.
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
Fallen paralympic hero Oscar Pistorius returns to court Monday at the start of his sentencing hearing after he was convicted of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend
Turkey’s biggest air sports festival kicked off in the Mediterranean town of Fethiye’s Ölüdeniz with paragliders from around the world participating in the event.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY - Reuters
Suspended Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson faced new legal trouble on Oct. 9 after Texas prosecutors in his child abuse case asked a court to order his arrest on a possible drug-related bond violation.
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
South African star athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Oct. 21 for killing his girlfriend, in the climax to his sensational trial watched around the world.
BERLIN - Reuters
Kenya's Dennis Kimetto smashed the marathon world record in Berlin, winning the race in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds after setting a scintillating pace from the start to shave 26 seconds off the previous best
Oscar Pistorius should be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the prosecution said Friday as the star sprinter's sensational trial approached its climax.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Scottish tennis star Andy Murray broke his silence over the independence referendum on Thursday by appearing to lend last-minute support to the "Yes" campaign as polling began.
Lawyers for Reeva Steenkamp's family expressed shock that Oscar Pistorius's defence team revealed details of secret "blood money" payments during a heated courtroom arguments over his sentencing.
LOS ANGELES - Agence France-Presse
The NFL, which has built a multi-billion dollar empire out of its violent and quintessentially American game, is under attack as never before over its handling of off-field violence involving players.
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