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VICE Sports World News Roundup: April 19, 2016

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by Brian Blickenstaff
Apr 19 2016, 2:16pm

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Good morning, America. It's April 19, 2016. Welcome to the VICE Sports World News Roundup. Be sure to stop by every morning for more headlines from around the world.

After Leicester City's draw on Sunday, Tottenham had a chance to reduce Leicester's lead atop the Premier League table to just five points. Tottenham took that chance emphatically, beating Stoke 4-0.

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has been charged with improper conduct by the FA. Vardy was sent off last weekend and proceeded to give the ref a piece of his mind before leaving the field of play.

Leverkusen striker Stefan Kiessling has extended his contract with the club. Earlier this season, he was rumored on be on his way out, because Chicharito was so damn good.

Nick Blackwell, the 25-year-old boxer who almost died after Chris Eubank Jr. knocked him out last month, says he will retire. He the KO put him in a coma.

Easy, son!

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The Boston Marathon happened yesterday. Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the men's event with a time of 2:12:45. Atsede Baysa, who like Hayle is Ethiopian, won the women's event with a time of 2:29:19.

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