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Djokovic, Sharapova restore order at Wimbledon

LONDON - Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova restored order to a shaken Wimbledon on Friday, imposing brutal authority on their battered opponents a day after Rafa Nadal's exit at the hands of maverick journeyman Dustin Brown.

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Peanut butter days were special for Charley Hull

LONDON - Charley Hull and the Solheim Cup go together like toast and jam but for the teenage Briton the 2013 edition is almost as memorable for her first taste of peanut butter as it was for a virtuoso golfing performance.

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Froome says GC battle will commence from day one

UTRECHT, Netherlands - Chris Froome reckons there will be no phoney war when the Tour de France begins with a 14km individual time trial through the streets of the picturesque Dutch city Utrecht on Saturday.

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Twelve thousand people to carry Olympic torch in Brazil

SAO PAULO - About 12,000 people will be chosen to carry the Olympic torch around Brazil in the three months leading up to next year's Games in Rio de Janeiro, organisers announced on Friday.

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Despite FIFA scandal, the show goes on for South American soccer

RIO DE JANEIRO - When Chile hosts Argentina on Saturday in the final of the quadrennial Copa America tournament, little may seem out of the ordinary unless the home team, which has never won a major soccer competition, pulls off an upset.

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Chile must be perfect to beat Argentina, defender says

SANTIAGO - Chile will have to put on a perfect display in the Copa America final to overcome favourites Argentina and win the tournament for the first time, defender Gary Medel said on Friday.

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