Light heavyweight champ Ward announces retirement 12:37pm EDT

(Reuters) - Unified light heavyweight world titleholder and former Olympic champion Andre Ward announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday.  Full Article

Family of ex-NFL star Hernandez to release results of brain test 1:49pm EDT 

BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in April after being acquitted in his second murder trial, is due on Thursday to release the results of a test of his brain, according to a spokesman.  Full Article  

Macron praises IOC for keeping Paris, LA dreams alive 1:07pm EDT 

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday promised a 2024 Olympic Games that transform French sport and praised the International Olympic Committee's decision to keep the dreams of two cities alive by announcing the 2024 and 2028 Games at the same time.  Full Article