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Basketball: Manchester Giants sign Frankie Edwards

The Budweiser League side Manchester Giants have signed the 6ft 8ins Western Samoan forward Frankie Edwards, who has been released after averaging 16 points in his four games for Birmingham Bullets. The 26-year- old replaces American Kirk Baker in the Giants' squad.

Basketball: Hakeem Olajuwon found to have irregular heartbeat

Hakeem Olajuwon, the Houston Rockets All Star centre, was taken to a hospital with an irregular heartbeat at half-time of the home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday. He had complained of "jumpiness in his chest''.

Boxing: HIV positive Morrison makes `no risk' return

Tomorrow's promotion here in Tokyo, headlined by George Foreman's World Boxing Union heavyweight title defence against Crawford Grimsley, becomes a test case for HIV in boxing when the former World Boxing Organisation heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison, diagnosed HIV positive in February this year, makes a comeback bout.

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'Magic' Johnson retires once more

Earvin "Magic" Johnson, whose comeback in the United States' National Basketball Association with Los Angeles Lakers after a four and a half year absence began in triumph and ended in controversy, yesterday decided to retire again, saying it was time to return to his business interests.

Johnson is banned for three games

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CHICAGO BULLS LOSE WINNING HOME RECORD

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BASKETBALL: COLIN IRISH TO LEAVE WORTHING

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Phoenix outshine Bulls

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Rapture greeted the comeback of one of American basketball's greatest players.
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