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England's 'Lionesses' home after strong World Cup showing

LONDON - England's players were met by adoring fans on Monday at London's Heathrow Airport when they returned home from the Women's World Cup in Canada where they finished third.

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Juventus coach Allegri adds year to contract

MILAN - Coach Massimiliano Allegri has extended his contract by one year and will stay with Juventus until the end of the 2016-17 season, the Serie A champions said on Monday.

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Evidence mounting that Wawrinka belongs to elite

LONDON - Stanislas Wawrinka still refuses to talk about himself as a member of tennis's elite but the evidence in favour of that argument is becoming increasingly hard to ignore.

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Froome in charge after crash-marred Tour de France third stage

HUY, Belgium - Chris Froome seized early control of the Tour de France, the 2013 champion snatching the yellow jersey after a crash-marred third stage won by Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez on Monday.

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Sharapova into last eight after downing battling Diyas

LONDON - Maria Sharapova came through a spirited test from Zarina Diyas to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon on Monday, eventually subduing the tenacious scrambler from Kazakhstan 6-4 6-4 after a brief scare in the second set.

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United winger Nani signs three-year deal with Fenerbahce

ANKARA - Portugal winger Nani has joined Fenerbahce from Manchester United for six million euros on a three-year deal, the Turkish league runners-up announced on Monday.

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