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Medina Spirit’s Kentucky Derby win in doubt after failing postrace drug test

Medina Spirit’s Kentucky Derby win in doubt after failing postrace drug test

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has tested positive for elevated levels of betamethasone, trainer Bob Baffert revealed Sunday, throwing the horse’s victory last weekend at Churchill Downs into question. Speaking to reporters Sunday morning, Baffert denied that the horse had ever been treated with the drug, saying his team would conduct its own investigation. “Yesterday…MORE

Canelo Alvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders in front of record 73,126 fans in Texas

Canelo Alvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders in front of record 73,126 fans in Texas

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez added the WBO super-middleweight belt to his burgeoning collection, defeating Billy Joe Saunders in front of a record-breaking 73,126 crowd inside Texas’ AT&T Stadium. The attendance figure set an all-time record for an indoor US boxing event — breaking the previous record set in 1978 when Muhammad Ali beat Leon Spinks in…MORE

Bayern Munich wins ninth consecutive Bundesliga title

Bayern Munich wins ninth consecutive Bundesliga title

What a 12 months this has been for Bayern Munich — both on and off the pitch. The German side secured its ninth consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday, after second place RB Leipzig — the only side still able to mathematically catch Bayern — fell to a 3-2 defeat away to Borussia Dortmund. At points…MORE

Nine of 12 Super League clubs recommit to UEFA and admit project was a mistake

Nine of 12 Super League clubs recommit to UEFA and admit project was a mistake

European football’s governing body, UEFA, says nine of the 12 founding clubs that formed the ill-fated breakaway Super League competition have recommitted to UEFA club and national team competitions. In a Friday press release, UEFA states that Arsenal, AC Milan, Chelsea, Atl├ętico Madrid, Inter Milan, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, have acknowledged…MORE

Eddie Hearn: ‘The razzmatazz is important,’ says boxing promoter

Eddie Hearn: ‘The razzmatazz is important,’ says boxing promoter

If US boxing promoter Don King came to define the art of braggadocio in promoting a world title fight, then Briton Eddie Hearn has taken the art of bravado and showmanship to a whole new level in the age of social media. The subject of viral memes, champion of big-money fights and winner of record-breaking…MORE

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