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Cheating in boxing match

According to Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines, despite the good performance of the Philippine representative against his South Korean opponent, said opponent was declared winner, thus alleging cheating in the said games.

NFL security chief says he never received Ray Rice video

(Reuters) – The security chief for the National Football League said on Thursday he never received the video of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice punching his fiancĂ©e, after a news report said it had been sent directly to him in April. “I unequivocally deny that I received at any time a copy of the video and I had not watched it until it was made public on September 8,” Jeffrey Miller said in a […]

Phelps could make big splash in Rio, says Naber

(Reuters) – Michael Phelps could win two or three individual gold medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics and again return home as America’s top swimmer, former U.S. swimming great John Naber believes. Already the most decorated Olympian of all-time with 18 gold medals, Phelps’ return to competition after a two-year retirement was greeted with apprehension and skepticism but the tide has quickly turned. While no one expects Phelps to come close to his eight gold […]

Olympic champion Adams has shoulder, elbow surgery

(Reuters) – Two-time Olympic shotput champion Valerie Adams had surgery on her right elbow and left shoulder in Auckland on Friday. The injuries affected the 29-year-old New Zealander throughout the season, though she clinched her third Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow and extended her four-year winning record to 56 successive competitions. “Valerie’s surgeries have been completed successfully,” her manager Nick Cowan said in an Athletics New Zealand statement. “They were reasonably straightforward and the medical […]