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(Reuters) - Valentino Rossi has suffered slight liver and kidney lesions in a motocross accident, but the Italian MotoGP great is making "positive progress" and could be released from hospital on Friday, his Yamaha team said.
(Reuters) - The World Boxing Association has suspended two judges and ordered a rematch of a middleweight title fight between Hassan N'Dam of France and Japan's Ryota Murata after the bout ended with a controversial split decision last weekend.
PARIS (Reuters) - There will be no gentle start for the favorites at the French Open starting this weekend, with nine-time winner Rafa Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic on a semi-final collision course.
(Reuters) - Hall of Famer Oscar De La Hoya has termed the proposed bout between retired American boxer Floyd Mayweather and Irish mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor a "circus", saying the sport may never recover if the "farce" is allowed to take place.
(Reuters) - Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is close to making a decision about extending his 13-year stay at the Premier League club but will take a few weeks to contemplate, the 31-year-old has said.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Yubis Zapata had to stop playing baseball when he lost his eyesight during military service due to an explosion, so for him, it is a miracle to be able to play once more, in Cuba's growing league for the blind.
(The Sports Xchange) - Chris Kunitz scored his second goal of the game at 5:09 in double overtime to send the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Stanley Cup Finals with a thrilling 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators in Game Seven of their Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday.
(Reuters) - Cleveland forward LeBron James has moved past Hall of Famer Michael Jordan as the leading scorer in NBA playoff history on his way to helping the Cavaliers ease into a third straight NBA Finals series on Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Even in the United States heartland the Manchester bomb attack that killed 22 people and left dozens injured was on the minds of drivers on Thursday who will race in the Indianapolis 500.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Little-known Swede Johan Carlsson took full advantage of the new improved greens at Wentworth by firing a pacesetting six-under 66 in the first round of the $7 million BMW PGA Championship on Thursday.
VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 25 (Reuters) - Four-times major winner Ernie Els underlined why golf has a proud reputation for integrity and fair play by calling a two-shot penalty on himself at the BMW PGA Championship on Thursday.
(Reuters) - Sebastien Bourdais, injured in a spectacular crash during qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, was discharged from hospital and moved to a local rehabilitation facility, IndyCar said on Thursday.