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Global Sports: Russians Compete at World Championships, but Not for Their Country

Global Sports By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY LONDON — It was easy to feel sympathy for Maria Lasitskene, Darya Klishina and the other athletes from Russia who won medals at the world track and field championships without the customary trappings. They were in a form of limbo, not competing officially for their ...

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Bardet to compete at Spanish Vuelta

PARIS (AP) French rider Romain Bardet will compete at the Spanish Vuelta for the first time after securing a third-place finish at the Tour de France last month. His AG2R-La Mondiale team confirmed that the 26-year-old Bardet will take part at the three-week race, which starts on Aug. 19 in ...

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Mourinho: Manchester United can´t compete with clubs who buy and buy and buy

Jose Mourinho says he has had to change his transfer plans because Manchester United cannot match clubs who “buy and buy and buy non-stop”. United beat Chelsea to the £75million signing of Romelu Lukaku and have also drafted in Sweden defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica, while Ivan Perisic and Nemanja ...

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IAAF clears 8 more Russian athletes to compete, declines 53

MONACO (AP) The IAAF says its doping panel has cleared eight more Russian track and field athletes to compete internationally as neutrals, and refused 53 other applications. The latest athletes accepted include hammer thrower Sergej Litvinov, who placed fifth at the 2009 and 2015 world championships, and Danil Lysenko, the ...

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Wimbledon-area shops compete to design tennis storefronts

LONDON (AP) Novak Dogovic and Andy Purray could end up among the winners in Wimbledon this year. Caricatures of the two Grand Slam champions – or, at least, their half-human, half-animal counterparts – are hanging in the window at Pet Pavilion, a grooming salon in the village of Wimbledon within ...

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Afghan wounded warriors compete for spot in Invictus Games

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Wounded warriors from Afghanistan’s National Security Forces are competing for a spot in the Invictus Games to be held in Canada in September. The NATO Resolute Support mission hosted a selection event Saturday for seven openings on the Afghan forces wounded warriors’ team that will compete against ...

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Kentucky Derby: Patch the one-eyed horse will compete in America's biggest race

A one-eyed horse called Patch has been entered into the Kentucky Derby, America’s biggest race, on Saturday. Patch, trained by Todd Pletcher, had his left eye removed because of inflammation last year. However, he finished runner-up in April’s Louisiana Derby – his first graded stakes – after competing in his ...

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Hue: DeShone Kizer will compete for starting QB job

DeShone Kizer has to wait until late in the second round to hear his name called by the Cleveland Browns at No. 52. While the Notre Dame product was selected behind Mitchell Trubisky, Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson, Kizer has the simplest path to a starting gig. On Friday night, ...

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Phelps: It's a “joke” dopers can compete

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