ODDS AND ENDS

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Ten­nis: De­fend­ing cham­pion Stan Wawrinka was up­set by Damir Dzumhur 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the first round of the Dubai Ten­nis Cham­pi­onships. Andy Mur­ray, com­ing off a bout of shin­gles, earned a 6-4, 6-1 vic­tory over Ma­lik Jaziri.

Auto rac­ing: Kimi Raikko­nen edged Lewis Hamil­ton for the fastest time in pre­sea­son test­ing Tues­day, a sign that For­mula One could be re­gain­ing its com­pet­i­tive edge. Raikko­nen pushed his Fer­rari through a fly­ing lap of 1 minute, 20.960 sec­onds on Day 2 of tests at the Cir­cuit Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain. The sea­son starts at the Aus­tralian Grand Prix on March 26.

Box­ing: Keith Thur­man (27-0) and Danny Gar­cia (33-0) will meet in a wel­ter­weight ti­tle uni­fi­ca­tion bout Satur­day at the Bar­clays Cen­ter in New York. Gar­cia holds the WBC’s 147-pound belt and Thur­man has the WBA’s.

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