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Neymar sent off as sloppy PSG beats Bordeaux 4-3; Rennes 3rd

PARIS (AP) — Neymar was sent off as Paris Saint-Germain overcame more sloppy defending to beat Bordeaux 4-3 on Sunday and move 13 points clear at the top of the French league. Neymar made a crude and needless two-footed lunge on midfielder Yacine Adli during injury time and was shown a second yellow card.... go to Article >

British boxer has license suspended over video comments

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CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — British boxer Billy Joe Saunders had his boxing license suspended Monday after publishing a social media video in which he appeared to condone domestic violence amid the coronavirus outbreak. The WBO... read more

Benzema makes unflattering comparison between him and Giroud

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PARIS (AP) — Karim Benzema made an unflattering comment about fellow forward Olivier Giroud, comparing himself to a Formula One car and his former France teammate to a go-kart. Benzema has nearly 250 goals for Real Madrid and won four Champions... read more

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

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TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games. Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021 — almost exactly one year after the games were due to... read more

Tokyo Olympic head expects call from IOC's Bach on new date

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TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers expect to talk with IOC President Thomas Bach this week about potential dates for next year's rescheduled games, with several reports suggesting they will be in the same July-August time slot.... read more

Former Atlético Madrid defender Capón dies at age 72

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MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid says former defender José Luis Capón has died. He was 72. The club has not disclosed the cause of death. Capón was part of the Atlético team that won the Spanish league in 1973 and 1977. He also helped the club win... read more

Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates for 2021 Olympics

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TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021. Organizing committee President Yoshiro Mori suggested there would be... read more

Track worlds in limbo until new Olympic dates are set

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LONDON (AP) — The date of the next world track championships is in limbo until the International Olympic Committee decides on a new schedule for the postponed Tokyo Games. Sebastian Coe, the Olympic great who is now president of World Athletics,... read more

2 Olympic champions among 4 Russians with new doping charges

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MONACO (AP) — Two Olympic gold medalists were among four Russian track and field athletes charged with doping offenses. Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic high jump champion, and Natalya Antyukh, the 2012 champion in the 400-meter hurdles, are facing... read more

House of Davis Love III destroyed by early morning fire

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ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The house of Hall of Fame golfer Davis Love III was destroyed by fire early Friday morning in a blaze that could not be controlled, even with 16 firefighters arriving within minutes, the fire chief said.... read more

German clubs pledge cash for clubs struggling for revenue

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DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Four German soccer clubs have pledged a combined 20 million euros ($21.9 million) to support other teams struggling to stay afloat after games in the country were suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak.... read more

Australia to host women's basketball World Cup in 2022

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MIES, Switzerland (AP) — Australia will host the women's basketball World Cup in 2022 after winning a bidding contest with Russia on Thursday. The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said its board made the decision after seeing “two... read more