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Bardet, Van Garderen suffer as Rogers wins Stage 16

BAGNERES DE LUCHON France - Frenchman Romain Bardet and American Tejay van Garderen's Tour de France podium hopes suffered a major blow on Tuesday when they lost considerable ground in the 16th stage won by Australian Michael Rogers.

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Scotland will continue to host major sporting events - Salmond

GLASGOW - The Commonwealth Games will be the first of many successful major sporting events to be held in Scotland regardless of the country’s referendum on independence, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said on Tuesday.

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England's Buttler to make test debut v India

LONDON - Wicketkeeper Jos Buttler is set to make his test debut after being named to replace Matt Prior in England's 13-man squad to play India in the third test starting at Southampton on Sunday.

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Volunteer helps teenage weightlifter find new trainers

GLASGOW, July 22 - Like most teenagers, Papua New Guinea's Fred Oala wants a new pair of trainers.

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FA chairman backs manager Hodgson despite World Cup flop

LONDON - England coach Roy Hodgson retains the support of the Football Association despite the team's dismal showing at the World Cup last month, FA Chairman Greg Dyke said on Tuesday.

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Leicester smash club record to sign Ulloa from Brighton

LONDON - Promoted Premier League club Leicester City have signed Brighton striker Leonardo Ulloa for a reported fee of 8 million pounds which represents a record deal for both clubs.

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Factbox-Brazil manager Dunga

SAO PAULO - Following is a factbox about Dunga who was named as Brazil manager on Tuesday.


English FA keeps up pressure on FIFA over Qatar

LONDON - FIFA should review the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar if an investigation shows that corruption played a part in the winning bid, English Football Association Chairman Greg Dyke said on Tuesday.


Southampton ready to sell record signing Osvaldo

LONDON - Southampton are looking to sell their record signing Italian Dani Osvaldo who has been at St Mary's for less than a year, the Premier League club's new manager Ronald Koeman said.


McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy wins the British Open.


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Cyclists chase the yellow jersey in the race across France.

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