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England can win the Ashes, says Pietersen

LONDON - Former captain Kevin Pietersen believes the form of three players will be key to England's hopes of beating Australia to regain the Ashes in their test cricket series starting in Cardiff on Wednesday.

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Wimbledon all the quieter as Kyrgios bows out

LONDON - To the disappointment of those bemoaning a lack of "characters" at Wimbledon, Nick Kyrgios was beaten in four sets by Richard Gasquet on Monday, bowing out of the tournament with his usual mix of brilliance and belligerence.

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Tour stage neutralised after huge crash

HUY, Belgium - The third stage of the Tour de France was neutralised for about 10 minutes on Tuesday after yellow jersey holder Fabian Cancellara was caught in a massive crash that took down a couple of dozen riders.

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McLaren feeling the pain on and off the track

LONDON - McLaren have acknowledged that their lack of Formula One success is hurting commercially in terms of lost revenues and sponsor appeal.

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Ex-German president dismisses Blatter's claims on World Cup votes

BERLIN - Former German president Christian Wulff on Monday rejected allegations by the embattled president of world soccer's governing body, FIFA, that Wulff tried to exert political pressure before the World Cup was awarded to Russia and Qatar.

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CoCo and Keys make it three Americans in last eight

LONDON - Coco Vandeweghe and Madison Keys proved that when it comes to American tennis there is life beyond the Williams sisters as both reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon on Monday.

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