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Mentally tough Kvitova wins 2nd major at Wimbledon

Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic attends a press conference after winning the 2014 women’s singles final against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/AELTC, Javier Garcia) Petra...
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British sprinter Cavendish pulls out of Tour

Britain’s sprinter Mark Cavendish grimaces after he crashed in the last kilometers of the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 190.5 kilometers (118.4 miles) with start in Leeds and finish in Harrogate, England, Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Mons,...
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Brazil tries to stay confident after losing Neymar

Brazil’s Neymar lies inside a medical helicopter at the Granja Comary training center, in Teresopolis, Brazil, Saturday, July 5, 2014. Neymar was airlifted from Brazil’s training camp Saturday and will be treated at home for his back injury. Neymar, the biggest...
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Final 3: IOC set to keep 3 bids for 2022 Games

IOC President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Bach said the world body is confident that Pyeongchang can organize “excellent” Winter Games in 2018. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Jin Jeong-young) KOREA OUT IOC...
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Brazil tries to stay confident after losing Neymar

Brazil’s Neymar lies inside a medical helicopter at the Granja Comary training center, in Teresopolis, Brazil, Saturday, July 5, 2014. Neymar was airlifted from Brazil’s training camp Saturday and will be treated at home for his back injury. Neymar, the biggest...
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Final 3: IOC set to keep 3 bids for 2022 Games

IOC President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Bach said the world body is confident that Pyeongchang can organize “excellent” Winter Games in 2018. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Jin Jeong-young) KOREA OUT IOC...

British sprinter Cavendish pulls out of Tour

YORK, England (AP) — British sprinter Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour de France on Sunday ahead of the second stage with a shoulder injury. Cavendish, with his arm in a sling underneath his sweatshirt, said outside the team bus that it was...

British sprinter Cavendish pulls out of Tour

YORK, England (AP) — British sprinter Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour de France on Sunday ahead of the second stage with a shoulder injury. Cavendish, with his arm in a sling underneath his sweatshirt, said outside the team bus that it was...

British sprinter Cavendish pulls out of Tour

YORK, England (AP) — British sprinter Mark Cavendish has pulled out of the Tour de France ahead of the second stage with a shoulder injury. His team said Sunday that the pain was too much for the rider to continue. Çavendish saw his hopes of winning his first yellow...
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Van Gaal leads Dutch into World Cup semifinals

Netherlands’ goalkeeper Tim Krul makes a save on a shot by Costa Rica’s Michael Umana during a penalty shootout in extra time during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Netherlands defeated...