A 22-event seniors tennis tour, the result of the merger of the Nuveen Tour in North America, the ATP Senior Tour of Champions in Europe and the Champions Tour on other continents, will be played next year. "It's gratifying for me to be part of something that has reached this level of success," said Jimmy Connors, who helped start the senior tennis circuit in 1993 with just three events.
The secretary general of Hungary's swimming federation, Jozsef Ruza, was suspended for two years today by the sports world governing body for falsifying Olympic qualifying times.
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