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Busch Grabs Elusive Indy Victory as Comeback Continues

There was no celebratory burnout — Kyle Busch has done plenty of those the last few weeks — just another big, fat kiss at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Busch's triumphant return following a horrible crash the day before the season-opening Daytona 500 continued Sunday with one of the biggest wins of his career. He grabbed an elusive victory at Indy, where Busch won the Brickyard 400 for a weekend sweep at the historic track.

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Canadian Olympic Head to Back Toronto to Make 2024 Bid

The head of the Canadian Olympic Committee said Sunday he would push Toronto to bid for the 2024 Olympics.

Marcel Aubut, head of the COC, told a press conference he wants to see Canada's largest city be an official candidate by September 15, the deadline set by the International Olympic Committee.

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Vettel Wins for Bianchi and Ferrari on Emotionally-Charged Day

German driver Sebastian Vettel delivered an emotional high-speed tribute to his late colleague Jules Bianchi on Sunday when he stormed to victory for Ferrari in a dramatic and incident-filled Hungarian Grand Prix.

The four-time world champion claimed his second victory of the season and 41st of his career -- drawing him level with the late Brazilian legend Ayrton Senna in equal third on the all-time list -- after leading from the start to dominate a thrilling and unpredictable contest.

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Roma Players Refused Entry to Indonesia, no Reason Given

Five Roma players have been denied entry to Indonesia during the club's preseason tour and have been forced to fly back to Italy.

The squad traveled from Australia, where it had played friendlies against Real Madrid and Manchester City, and was in Indonesia on Saturday for its final stop on a preseason tour.

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Proud Nibali Fighting to Maintain Podium Record

Vincenzo Nibali's defense of the Tour de France title he won in 2014 may have failed but the Italian proved he was a proud warrior with victory on the 19th stage.

The 30-year-old Sicilian came into the Tour hoping to become the first rider to defend the title since the last of Spaniard Miguel Indurain's five wins in 1995.

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I am Always Number One, Says Defiant Bolt

Usain Bolt insists he is still king of the sprinters after returning from injury with back-to-back 100m times of 9.87sec at the London Diamond League meeting.

Asked if his winning performances -- in the heats and final on a rain-soaked Olympic Stadium track -- proved that he was still the world’s number one, the 28-year-old Jamaican replied defiantly: “I was never number two.”

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Olympics: Governor Undecided over Struggling Boston Bid

Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics suffered another blow on Friday as Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker reiterated he could not give backing to the event until he's reviewed an independent report of its finances.

"It would be inappropriate for me, or for the Senate president, or for the speaker, to commit the Commonwealth one way or the other until we get that report," Baker told a press conference on Friday, according to the Boston Globe. "I appreciate that the timing in all this is frustrating."

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Pirlo Wants to Make an Impact in MLS

Italian great Andrea Pirlo says it's not his reputation that will help raise interest in Major League Soccer but his performance on the pitch with new club New York City FC.

"I haven't come here to go on retirement," the 36-year-old Italian World Cup-winner said as he met the press in New York this week.

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Wenger Dismisses Claims of £200m Transfer Warchest

Arsene Wenger has dismissed a boast from Arsenal director Lord Harris that the Gunners can afford to buy virtually any player in the world.

After several years of caution in the transfer market due to the cost of moving to the Emirates Stadium, Harris was quoted this week as saying Arsenal have a surplus of around £200 million that Wenger can dip into to bolster his squad.

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Victorious Farah Thanks Fans for Faith in Tough Times

Mo Farah thanked the British public for supporting him through a difficult time after being roared to victory in the fastest 3000m time of the year at the London Diamond League meeting on Friday.

It was his first race on home soil since doping allegations were made against his coach Alberto Salazar.

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