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  • Mike Tyson speaks a press conference at the 19th Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia (CLSA) investors Forum at a hotel in Hong Kong. In a reversal, Mike Tyson has been denied entry to the country whose indigenous Maori people he says inspired his facial tattoo. New Zealand authorities on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 canceled an entry visa for the former heavyweight boxing champion and convicted rapist, days after the prime minister spoke out against his planned visit.

    Mike Tyson has been banned from visiting New Zealand to speak at a November event called the "Day of the Champions." The charity's chief executive wasn't fond of accepting money from the event due to its concerns over Tyson's character. 

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 2:30 AM EST
  • This June 10, 2012 file photo shows Rafael Nadal wiping his face as he plays Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their men's final match in the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Nadal still has no timetable for his return from a knee injury. The Spaniard hasn't played since losing in the second round of Wimbledon in June to little-known Lukas Rosol.

    Players have been concerned over compensation at Grand Slam tournaments. But in 2013, they will no longer have to worry about that. The Australian Open organizers have increased the prize money to a record $31.1 mln. for 2013, the richest in tennis history. 

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 10:30 PM EST
  • In this July 11, 2012 file photo, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Wayne Swan speaks to the media after delivering a speech at the "RMB Cross-border Trade and Investment Forum" in Hong Kong.

    "Let's be blunt and acknowledge the biggest threat to the world's biggest economy are the cranks and crazies that have taken over a part of the Republican Party,"  Wayne Swan said.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 10:30 PM EST
  • In this July 29, 2012 file photo, asylum seekers who were rescued from a troubled boat adrift in heavy seas off Java while trying to reach Australia, are escorted by police officers upon arrival at a local marine police station in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.

    Asylum-seekers in rickety boats are reaching its shores in record numbers ahead of a tougher deportation policy starting in September. For many migrants, the price of haste may be death.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:00 PM EST
  • LONDON | Thu Jul 26, 2012 6:31am EDT

    Britain's sports minister will be forced to put on an Australia hockey shirt and knock a ball around central London if the host nation fails to win more gold medals than their former colony at the Olympics, his Australian counterpart said on Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 29, 2012, 2:01 PM EDT