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).
PARIS Germany's Mona Barthel clinched her second WTA title by beating top seed Sara Errani 7-5 7-6 in a hard-fought final at the Paris Open on Sunday.
The 22-year-old Barthel, ranked 45, battled for one hour and 56 minutes before sealing the victory with her 53rd winner of the day on her fourth match point.
World number seven Errani, bidding for her seventh singles title, suffered a second disappointment in Paris, after losing to Maria Sharapova in last year's French Open final.
Barthel, who defeated French crowd favourites Marion Bartoli and Kristina Mladenovic on her way to the final, seemed to be cruising to victory when she broke her opponent's serve to lead 2-0 in the second set.
She held on to lead 5-2 but the resilient Errani fought back by taking advantage of the German's nervousness, only to surrender in the decisive tie-break.
"It was a bit complicated to wrap it up but it was my first final in as big an event. I was feeling the tension," Barthel, who won her first title in Hobart last season, told reporters.
"It has been a beautiful week. I was not expecting to win such a tournament. This will be a great year, I think."
(Reporting by Olivier Guillemain; Writing by Gregory Blachier; Editing by Toby Davis)
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.
Everton moved up to third place in the Premier League despite being held to a 1-1 draw by Crystal Palace as Belgium strikers Christian Benteke and Romelu Lukaku both got on the scoresheet in a battling encounter on Friday.