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Sports in brief: Klitschko to defend WBC heavyweight title

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BERLIN — Vitali Klitschko will defend his WBC heavyweight title against Britain's Dereck Chisora before turning his attention to a possible last bout against David Haye.

Klitschko, 40, will fight Chisora in Munich on Feb. 18. German daily Bild reported Klitschko would then fight Haye in Germany in July.

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Sailing: Paige Railey of Clearwater and her brother, Zach, are among four selected to the U.S. Olympic team based on their performances at the ISAF world championships. This is the first Olympic berth for Paige Railey,. Zach Railey, the 2008 Olympic silver medalist, finished ninth in the 72-boat Finn class.

Soccer: Former Los Angeles Galaxy and U.S. national team defender Gregg Berhalter has been named coach of Swedish second-division team Hammarby. The Stockholm club said Berhalter, 38, has signed a two-year contract with an option for a one-year extension.

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Sports in brief: Klitschko to defend WBC heavyweight title 12/12/11 [Last modified: Monday, December 12, 2011 10:45pm]
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