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Garcia ties course record 61 for WGC lead in Akron

- Spaniard Sergio Garcia birdied the final seven holes to match the course record and storm to a three-stroke lead after the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio on Friday.

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Goodell defends Rice punishment deemed 'light' by critics

- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday defended the league's decision to suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games for violating the league's personal conduct policy in a domestic abuse incident.

01 Aug 2014

Parker signs extension with champion Spurs

- All-Star point guard Tony Parker, who won his fourth NBA championship ring this past season with San Antonio, has signed a multi-year extension to remain with the Spurs, the team announced on Friday.

01 Aug 2014

Popular Del Mar track suspends turf racing after horse injuries

SAN DIEGO - The Del Mar horse track in Southern California has suspended racing through this weekend on its new turf course after a thoroughbred was badly injured and eight other horses died in the last two weeks, race officials said.

01 Aug 2014

Serbia will struggle to repeat Yugoslav-era success, says coach

BELGRADE - Accustomed to basketball glory when they were part of the former Yugoslavia, Serbia will struggle to be more than also- rans as an independent nation at this year's World Cup in Spain, their coach Aleksandar Djordjevic said.

01 Aug 2014

Settlement of German Ecclestone bribery case possible: court

MUNICH - A bribery trial against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone that has been threatening his hold over the motor sport may end early with a settlement, a Munich court spokeswoman said on Friday, after Ecclestone's lawyers held talks with prosecutors.

01 Aug 2014
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Neymar aiming to return to action with Barca on Aug 18

MADRID - Neymar's injured back is healing well and he is aiming to return to action in a friendly for his club Barcelona on Aug. 18, the Brazil forward said on Thursday. | Video

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Barcelona's Pique relishing return of 'angry' Suarez

MADRID - Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes an "angry" Luis Suarez will be desperate to prove himself when he has served out a four-month ban for a biting incident at the World Cup.

Argentine FA chief, FIFA executive Grondona dies

BUENOS AIRES - Argentine Football Association president Julio Humberto Grondona died in hospital on Wednesday at the age of 82, South American soccer's governing body CONMEBOL said.

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Best of Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali wins the Tour de France.

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McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy wins the British Open.