Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight finalized for Aug. 26

Unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather will fight UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in a much-discussed boxing match on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas.

According to UFC president Dana White, the fight will be at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be contested at 154 pounds. It will be a standard …

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Qatar football team faces FIFA sanction for Emir shirt

Qatar's national football team could face disciplinary action from FIFA after its players warmed up for a World Cup qualifier against South Korea wearing t-shirts showing support for the country's Emir.

The show of support for Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani came after several Gulf nations and Egypt …

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Cristiano Ronaldo denies accusations of tax fraud in Spain

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo denied on Tuesday ever hiding any income from the taxman or committing any tax fraud in Spain, after prosecutors filed a lawsuit accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million).

The prosecutor's office said the Real Madrid forward had knowingly …

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Nadal withdraws from Queen's tournament on doctors' advice

French Open champion Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from next week's Aegon Championships at The Queen's Club after advice from his doctors to rest, organizers announced on Tuesday.

"I am sad to make this decision because I love Queen's, I won the tournament in 2008 and every time I reached the …

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Sangakkara's 100th ton powers Surrey into semis

A hundred 100s in List A and first-class cricket combined is what the 39-year-old Kumar Sangakkara achieved when he registered a run-a-ball 121 for Surrey against Yorkshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final on Tuesday (June 13) to power his side to a sizeable total of 313 for 7 …

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