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Jakobsen overtakes Van Aert on line to win Tour stage 2

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Dutch rider Fabio Jakobsen overtook Wout van Aert right on the line to win the second stage of the Tour de France while Van Aert took the yellow jersey on Saturday.

Friday, Jul 1

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Video shows Piquet adding homophobic slur against Hamilton

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More video in Brazilian media shows retired Formula One champion Nelson Piquet using homophobic language and more racial slurs about Lewis Hamilton.

Ex-Georgetown coach sentenced to 2 1/2 years in bribery scandal

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A former Georgetown University tennis coach who once coached former President Barack Obama's family was sentenced Friday to 2 1/2 years in prison for pocketing more than US$3 million in bribes in exchange for helping wealthy parents cheat…

Seeking parole, Oscar Pistorius meets with girlfriend's father

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South African former track star Oscar Pistorius has met with the father of Reeva Steenkamp, the woman he shot to death in 2013, as part of his parole process, the Steenkamp's family lawyer told The Associated Press on Friday.

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Central Copenhagen braces for start of Tour de France

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The centre of Copenhagen was shut down Friday ahead of the start of the Tour de France as riders prepared to tackle the first leg of the race, an individual time trial through the Danish capital.

Lampaert wins first Tour de France stage in the rain

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Belgian rider Yves Lampaert won the Tour de France opening stage while two-time defending champion Tadej Pogacar finished third on Friday.

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WNBA's Brittney Griner goes on trial in Russian court

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American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that has unfolded amid tense relations between Moscow…

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Kevin Durant asks for trade from Brooklyn Nets: AP source

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Kevin Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision that undoubtedly will have teams scrambling to put together offers for the perennial All-Star.

Thursday, Jun 30

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Canada's Andreescu, Shapovalov both ousted from second round of Wimbledon

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Canadians Bianca Andreescu and Denis Shapovalov were both eliminated from Wimbledon after suffering second -round losses at the All England Tennis Club on Thursday.

COVID-19 at Wimbledon: 3 top-20 men out after positive tests

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At Wimbledon, where the All England Club is following British government guidance that requires neither shots nor testing, three of the top 20 seeded men have withdrawn over the first four days of action because they got COVID-19.

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Saint John celebrates Memorial Cup win with parade Thursday

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Saint John is having its dog day. The host city of the 2022 Memorial Cup is celebrating after the Saint John Sea Dogs downed the Hamilton Bulldogs 6-3 in front of a capacity crowd during Wednesday's championship game at TD Station.

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Stolen Olympic gold medal found behind Calif. barbershop

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A stolen Olympic gold medal belonging to a member of the 2020 U.S. Women's Volleyball Team has been found in Southern California, authorities said Wednesday.

Ugo Humbert arrives on court without his rackets but goes on to produce biggest Wimbledon shock so far

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Ugo Humbert arrived on Wimbledon's No.2 court with most of the essentials needed for his second-round match against Casper Ruud -- except for his rackets.

Former F1 boss Ecclestone condemned for 'extraordinary' Putin comments

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Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone drew condemnation on Thursday after the 91-year-old defended Russian President Vladimir Putin in a television interview as a 'first class person' he would 'take a bullet' for.

Russia to open trial against U.S. basketball star Griner

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U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner goes on trial in Russia on Friday on drug charges that could see her face up to 10 years in jail, in a case that highlights the already fraught relations between Moscow and Washington.

Hornets forward Miles Bridges arrested on eve of free agency

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Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges was arrested in California on the eve of NBA free agency after a warrant was issued, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Saint John Sea Dogs win Memorial Cup with 6-3 victory over Hamilton Bulldogs

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The Saint John Sea Dogs are Memorial Cup champions once again. Considered a long shot at the beginning of the Canadian Hockey League championship due to a first-round loss in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs, the host Sea…

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Tim Hortons, Esso withdraw for world juniors in another blow for Hockey Canada

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Tim Hortons and Imperial Oil have joined a growing list of corporations to pull sponsorship dollars in the wake of Hockey Canada's handling of an alleged sexual assault and out-of-court settlement.

Wednesday, Jun 29

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Ronaldo lawyers seek US$626K from woman's lawyer in Vegas case

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Cristiano Ronaldo is asking a U.S. judge to order a woman's lawyer to pay more than US$626,000 for losing a lawsuit to get the international soccer star to pay millions of dollars after claiming in 2018 that Ronaldo raped the woman in Las…

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Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez finishes cancer treatment

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The voice of the Toronto Blue Jays has completed his cancer treatment and could head back to the broadcast booth as soon as next month.

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Corporate sponsorships a powerful tool in advancing social change: Experts

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Corporations choose to sponsor sports organizations because of the many publicity benefits that come along with being associated with them, but sponsoring individual athletes, teams, or federations can also be fraught with public relations…

Brooks Koepka cites injuries, family for joining Saudi-backed tour

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Four months after suggesting those who defected to the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series were sellouts, Brooks Koepka explained Tuesday that he simply changed his mind.

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Nelson Piquet apologizes to Lewis Hamilton over 'ill thought out' comment

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Former Formula One champion Nelson Piquet apologized to Lewis Hamilton on Wednesday, saying the racial term he used about the Mercedes driver was 'ill thought out' but was not meant to be offensive.

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It's a Dogfight! Saint John, Hamilton meet in Memorial Cup final

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Two teams that skated through distinctly different paths in the playoffs will meet Wednesday in the final of the 2022 Memorial Cup.

Tuesday, Jun 28

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Wimbledon: Serena Williams loses first singles match in a year

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Serena Williams has lost her first singles match in nearly a year, getting beat by 115th-ranked Harmony Tan of France in a third-set tiebreaker at Wimbledon.

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Scotiabank pauses sponsorship with Hockey Canada

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Hockey Canada's handling of an alleged sexual assault is again under fire as one of its highest profile sponsors, Scotiabank, announces they're pausing their sponsorship with the Canadian hockey organization.

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Bianca Andreescu moves up to second round at Wimbledon

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Bianca Andreescu continued her successful grass-court season with a convincing 6-1, 6-3 win over Emina Bektas in first-round action at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

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Scotiabank pausing Hockey Canada sponsorship in wake of sex assault allegations

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Scotiabank is putting its Hockey Canada sponsorship on ice. The financial institution said Tuesday the pause will last until it's confident the right steps are taken to improve the culture within the sport.

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MLB announces 12 suspensions for mass brawl between Seattle and Los Angeles

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Major League Baseball has suspended 12 players and coaches following the mass brawl that marred the Los Angeles Angels' win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

2021 Wimbledon runner-up Matteo Berrettini out with COVID-19

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Matteo Berrettini, last year's runner-up at Wimbledon, dropped out of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament hours before he was scheduled to play his first-round match Tuesday, saying that he tested positive for COVID-19.