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China boxing star Zou fights to save eyesight and career

China’s two-time Olympic boxing champion Zou Shiming on Friday came out fighting from severe eye problems that look likely to end his career, declaring defiantly: “I’m still me.” The 36-year-old, who lost the first defense of his WBO flyweight world ...

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Samsung scion fights back tears as prosecutors seek 12 years' jail

Lee Jay-yong, vice chairman of Samsung arrives for his trial in Seoul, South Korea August 7, 2017. Ahn Young-joon, Reuters Pool SEOUL – Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee fought back tears and denied wrongdoing on Monday as prosecutors ...

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Nishikori fights off three match points to beat 225th-ranked Paul

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after match point against Tommy Paul of the United States (not pictured) on day five of the Citi Open at Fitzgerald Tennis Center. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports, Reuters Second seed Kei Nishikori shrugged off fatigue ...

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McGregor fights Draymond Green, Mike Tyson — on social media

Conor McGregor can’t wait for August 26 to land a knockout blow on someone, so he’s taking his rage out on social media. The MMA superstar on Thursday hit Mike Tyson with a vicious jab, following Tyson’s comments saying McGregor ...

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Pacquiao spars with Aussie who fights like Horn

Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao. File Photo MANILA, Philippines – With his welterweight title defense against Australia’s Jeff Horn inching closer, Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is ramping up his preparations. The reigning WBO welterweight champion returned to ...

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Pacquiao will think about retiring after he fights me: Jeff Horn

Seeing Manny Pacquiao work hard in the gym is a sign he’s taking Jeff Horn seriously. Courtesy of Wendell Alinea For Jeff Horn, seeing Manny Pacquiao train diligently ahead of their welterweight title clash in Brisbane on July 2 is ...

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King Arthur fights back to big screen, leading the resistance

[embedded content] A new dawn, and possibly even a franchise, await the legend of British folklore hero King Arthur. Warner Bros’ “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,” out in U.S. theaters on Friday and in the Philippines on May 17, ...

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MMA: Danny Kingad considers next tussle in Manila a springboard to bigger fights

MANILA — Filipino prospect Danny Kingad believes his 3-round flyweight encounter with division newcomer Muhammad Aiman could be his stepping stone to bigger bouts in ONE Championship. Both men are scheduled to square off in the undercard of ONE: Kings ...

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Nutella maker fights back on palm oil after cancer risk study

Jars of Nutella chocolate-hazelnut paste are displayed at a Carrefour hypermarket in Nice, France, April 6, 2016. Eric Gaillard, Reuters ALBA, Italy – The $ 44 billion palm oil industry, under pressure in Europe after authorities listed the edible oil ...

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UP fights off San Sebastian, advances to V-League semis

UP’s Diana Carlos attacks the San Sebastian defense. Photo by Arvin Lim, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – The University of the Philippines (UP) Lady Maroons are through to the semifinals of the V-League Season 13 Collegiate Conference after beating the ...

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