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Tottenham could share new stadium with NFL team

LONDON (AP) — Wembley Stadium may not be the only London venue in the NFL’s future.

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Doping cases cast shadow on Kenya rivalry in London Marathon

Elite Kenyan athletes Wilson Kipsang, left, and Dennis Kimetto, right, who will compete in the London Marathon, pose for the media near Tower Bridge in London, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Kipsang and Kimetto, both marathon world record breakers will compete head-to-head for the first time in the 35th London Marathon which will take place on Sunday April 26. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — With a field that features five of the seven fastest men’s marathoners in history, Sunday’s race in London shapes up as a showcase of Kenyan distance running.

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Usain Bolt: Gay’s reduced doping ban sends wrong message

LONDON (AP) — Usain Bolt believes Tyson Gay should have been thrown out of the sport for doping, calling his American rival’s reduced ban for cooperating with investigators “the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard.”

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Horse racing to bid farewell to record-breaking jockey McCoy

After nearly 4,350 winners, more than 1,000 falls, 20 straight jockey titles and countless broken bones, Tony McCoy will end his record-shattering career on the aptly named Box Office on Saturday.

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Maloney back as boxing promoter after sex change

Boxing promoter Kellie Maloney poses,  during a press conference,  in central London, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The boxing promoter behind Lennox Lewis’ rise to becoming world heavyweight champion is returning to the sport after undergoing a sex change.  Kellie Maloney announced Thursday she is resuming her career as a promoter and has taken on two unheralded British fighters. Under her previous name, Frank, Maloney was Lewis’ promoter as the British fighter won heavyweight titles in the 1990s and early 2000s. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

LONDON (AP) — Weeks after completing a sex change, the boxing promoter behind Lennox Lewis’ rise to world heavyweight champion is back working in the sport.

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