Heavyweight world champion Fury tests positive for cocaine - ESPN
Heavyweight world boxing champion Tyson Fury has tested positive for cocaine, ESPN reported on Friday citing a leaked letter sent by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency (VADA).
Burnley striker Andre Gray has requested a personal hearing to answer his misconduct charge by the Football Association for homophobic comments he made on social media in 2012.
The 25-year-old initially had until Aug. 31 to respond to the charge but was given an extension until Sept 5.
"Burnley striker Andre Gray has requested a personal hearing to answer Football Association charges relating to historical posts made on social media," Burnley said in a statement on their website (www.burnleyfootballclub.com).
Gray apologised immediately after his comments came to light, saying he was at a very different point in his life four years ago.
A date for the hearing has not yet been set.
(Reporting by Ian Rodricks in Bengaluru, editing by Ed Osmond)
Petra Kvitova raced to a 6-1 6-1 victory over Dominika Cibulkova in the Wuhan Open final on Saturday to capture her first title of the year with a ruthless display of power hitting.
SEPANG, Malaysia Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, gunning for his 50th win this weekend, set a dominant pace to top the timesheets in the final practice session for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix.