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Del Potro suffers shock exit in Lyon, Raonic marches on

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro suffered a setback to his French Open preparations after losing 7-6(0) 6-4 to qualifier Gastao Elias in the Lyon Open second round while top seed Milos Raonic moved into the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Sharapova handed wild card for Rogers Cup in Toronto

Maria Sharapova's comeback from a doping ban will include an appearance at the Rogers Cup in August after the former world number one was granted a wild card by the organizers of the Toronto tournament on Tuesday.

New guilty plea in U.S. bribery probe into FIFA

A former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association has pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy in connection with the U.S. probe into bribery involving the world soccer governing body FIFA.

F1 drivers wary of new Monaco kerbs

Formula One drivers expressed concern on Wednesday that new kerbs installed at the Monaco Grand Prix could send their cars flying if they make a mistake.

Spieth seeks rebound in form for Colonial title defense

Defending champion and Dallas native Jordan Spieth will try to shake off a rare bout of poor form when he competes at this week's Dean & DeLuca Invitational where he will be the hometown favorite for the last leg of the PGA Tour's 'Texas Swing.'

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Exclusive: McConnell frets about healthcare, hopeful on tax overhaul

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday he does not yet know how Republicans will amass the votes needed to pass legislation now being crafted to dismantle Obamacare, but expressed some optimism on another top priority, overhauling the tax code. | Video