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Glock stays with Vir­gin

Ger­man driver Timo Glock will stay with strug­gling For­mula One team Vir­gin for the 2011 sea­son de­spite spec­u­la­tion his place was un­der threat. Glock, who has also driven for Jor­dan (2004) and Toy­ota (2009-10), failed to score a point in the 2010 cam­paign with a best fin­ish of 14th at the Ja­pan Grand Prix.

Baek and Gri­fiths share lead

Baek Seuk-hyun of South Korea and Simon Grif­fiths of Eng­land share the half­way lead at the In­dian Open at the Delhi Golf Club. Baek shot a 2-un­der 70 yes­ter­day, while Grif­fiths fired a 5-un­der 67 to climb up the leader­board from his overnight po­si­tion of joint 21st.

Chal­lenge to WBA’s Haye

France’s Jean-Marc Mormeck has called on WBA heavy­weight cham­pion David Haye to give him a shot at the ti­tle, claim­ing the English­man has yet to prove him­self in the di­vi­sion. Haye de­fended his crown for the sec­ond time against Aud­ley Har­ri­son, al­though the Novem­ber bout was later branded a farce af­ter Har­ri­son failed to launch a sin­gle mean­ing­ful punch be­fore be­ing sent to the can­vas in the third round.

Strin­gent dope tests mooted

The In­ter­na­tional Cy­cling Union says its anti-dop­ing pro­gramme next year will fea­ture more test­ing of rid­ers whose bi­o­log­i­cal pro­files ap­pear sus­pi­cious and a new pre­ven­tion cam­paign tar­get­ing young cy­clists. UCI pres­i­dent Pat McQuaid met with rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Cy­cling Anti-Dop­ing Foun­da­tion this week to dis­cuss main anti-dop­ing themes for 2011. – Sapa-AFP-AP

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