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Former Olympic boxing champ retires; cites brain injuries

This is a Sunday Oct. 1, 2000 file photo of Audley Harrison of  Britain celebrates his gold medal victory in the super-heavyweight division in Sydney, Australia. Former Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison has announced his retirement, saying repeated blows to the head have left him with brain injuries. The 43-year-old British fighter, who won the super-heavyweight gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, says a series of medical tests showed he was suffering the effects of traumatic brain injury.  (AP Photo/Laura Rauch, File)

LONDON (AP) — Former Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison has retired, saying repeated blows to the head have left him with brain injuries.

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Rich get richer: Mayweather and Pacquiao purses soar

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The first ticket has yet to be sold, but the richest fight in boxing history is getting richer by the day.

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