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Comment: It's only a game? Well, yes, but...

After 108 years of saying "maybe next year," Chicago Cubs fans can be forgiven the depth of their emotions as their team wins the World Series Championship.

Boxing Gloves from Ali - Liston Match Sell for $956,000 at Auction

The May 1965 "Phantom Punch" bout in Lewiston, Maine is considered, by some, the most controversial sports event in history.

Ex-Fangio 1954 Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 Sets Record Price for Sports Cars at Auction

The Bonhams auction as a whole became the highest-grossing auction of motor cars in Europe.

Olympian Gaby Douglas Donates Personal Effects to National Museum of African American History and Culture

In the 2012 London Olympics, the then 16-year-old Douglas became the first U.S. gymnast to receive the individual all-around gold and team gold medals in a single Olympics.

Eurosport: Accordion Wrestling

Kimmo Pohjonen and his group of ten Finnish, Olympic-style wrestlers known as Helsinki Nelson showcase a uniquely Finnish tradition in the world of Greco-Roman wrestling.

Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto Fight Live in Movie Theaters Nationwide

Ring Kings brings boxing superstar Floyd "Money" Mayweather face to face with World Champion Miguel Cotto, who will attempt to defend his WBA Super Welterweight World title.

Designer Steroids and Professional Sports

American research chemist Jason S. Thomas explains cutting edge steroids and why the Olympic Committee hasn't got a chance in its ongoing battle against performance-enhancing drugs.


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Boxing: Oscar De La Hoya To Fight Steve Forbes at Home Depot Center

Golden Boy Oscar De La Hoya and former champ Steve Forbes strap on the gloves for a 12-round bout in Los Angeles.

Comment : Throwing Stones

Kids all over the world do not practise distance-throws with discuses, javelins, heavy steel balls and balls-and-chains. What they do is to chuck stones. So, let there be an Olympic Stone event.

Cricket World Cup - final match Australia wins Cup in crushing victory over Pakistan

Cricket world cup full coverage, photos and results of final by, the European guide to arts and leisure worldwide
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