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Announced Promoters say unbeaten British boxer Tyson Fury will challenge Wladimir Klitschko for his world heavyweight titles in a bout in Duesseldorf, Germany, on October 24. The 39-year-old Klitschko is the WBA, IBF and WBO champion and the encounter will be a record 28th heavyweight title bout for him.

• Midfielder Lauren Holiday says she plans to retire from the U.S. national team following its World Cup victory. The Indianapolis native and UCLA product has scored 24 goals in 130 games with the U.S. since January 2007.

• Former Texas A&M point guard Avery Johnson Jr. will play for his father at Alabama. First-year Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson announced that his son is switching Southeastern Conference schools and will sit out next season per NCAA transfer rules.

• Brazilian auditors say the extension of a subway line to the Olympic Park may not be ready before the games start in August 2016.

• British Athletics says Mo Farah will compete in the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League meeting at London’s Olympic Stadium. The event, scheduled for July 24-25, will see Farah running on the track where he won two gold medals at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Michael Andretti is giving Justin Wilson another shot. Andretti Autosport announced that the 36-year-old Englishman has been hired for the final five races of the IndyCar season and will again drive the No. 25 car.

Suspended Golfer Scott Stallings has been suspended for three months for violating the PGA Tour’s anti-doping policy. Stallings says in a statement that he took a supplement to help with chronic fatigue in February. He says when he realized it was on the tour’s list of banned substances, he notified the tour.

• The USGA says the caddie for Sei Young Kim was removed from the U.S. Women’s Open for taking photos of internal notes on the course setup. Paul Fusco will not be allowed to caddie this week at Lancaster Country Club. The Women’s Open starts Thursday.

Apologized Australian Olympic swimming great Dawn Fraser has “unreservedly apologized” for her comments in which she suggested that tennis stars Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic should set a better example or go back to where their parents came from. Australia-born Kyrgios has a Greek-born father and Malaysian-born mother while Tomic was born in Germany to a Croatian father and Bosnian mother. Tomic’s family migrated to Australia when he was three.

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