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Winter Olympics 2018: Ban on 47 Russian athletes and coaches upheld

Viktor Ahn (middle) won three gold medals at Sochi 2014

 

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed an appeal by 47 Russian athletes and coaches against a ban on participation in the Winter Olympics.

The Russians had argued that they had been wrongfully excluded from the Games by the International Olympic Committee.

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Peter Sagan wins record third successive world title in Norway

Peter Sagan outsprinted Alexander Kristoff in a dramatic finish to the race in Bergen



Peter Sagan became the first man to win three successive World Championship men's road race titles with victory in Norway.

The Slovak, 27, pipped Norwegian Alexander Kristoff in a sprint finish, having barely featured among the lead riders in the 267.5km race in Bergen.

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Floyd Mayweather stops Conor McGregor in 10th round in Las Vegas



Floyd Mayweather extended his perfect career record to 50 fights unbeaten by stopping Conor McGregor in the 10th round of one of the richest bouts in boxing history.

The former five-weight world champion faced flurries of early punches from UFC's most iconic figure, who was making his debut in professional boxing at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena.

Read more: Floyd Mayweather stops Conor McGregor in 10th round in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Raucous weigh-in completes fight build-up



Conor McGregor claimed he has never seen Floyd Mayweather in worse physical shape as the pair exchanged words at a raucous weigh-in in Las Vegas.

McGregor weighed in at 153lbs for Saturday's 154lb fight, with Mayweather 149.5lbs, before a face-off that drew roars from the thousands in attendance.

Read more: Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Raucous weigh-in completes fight build-up


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