Month: December 2017

Japan’s Ryoichi Taguchi won a bloody, hard-fought unanimous decision against the Philippines’ Milan Melindo to unify two junior flyweight belts in the final world title bout of 2017 on Sunday at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo. The 31-year-old Taguchi (27-2-2, 12 KOs), who was fighting in his hometown, retained his 108-pound world title for
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Live racing Sunday and Monday at Aqueduct has been canceled due to extreme cold, the New York Racing Association announced Sunday morning. Training on Monday at both Aqueduct and Belmont Park is also canceled. Both tracks were open for training on Sunday. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures on Sunday and Monday were forecast
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BRISBANE, Australia — Australian Samantha Stosur‘s year ended on a sour note after she was bundled out of her home state tournament by Anastasija Sevastova in the first round of the Brisbane International on Sunday. Stosur, the former US Open champion and French Open finalist, had opportunities against her 27-year-old Latvian opponent in the first
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Phil Simmons is Afghanistan’s new head coach. He takes over the role that was left vacant when the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) terminated the contract of Lalchand Rajput, barely three months after the former Indian batsman was appointed. Simmons starts work from January 8, and will join the Afghanistan squad in Dubai as it prepares
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