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German Cancer Researcher First Woman to Win 4,000Km Cycling Race

German cancer researcher Fiona Kolbinger won the mixed annual 4,000km (2,485 miles) cycling Transcontinental Race on Monday, becoming the first woman to do so.

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India, Pakistan ex-Cricket Stars in Twitter Spat over Kashmir

Former stars of fierce cricket rivals India and Pakistan traded online barbs Tuesday over New Delhi's explosive decision to strip restive Kashmir of its autonomous status.

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Ajax Dealt Tricky Champions League Playoff after Last Season's Heartache

Last season's Champions League semi-finalists Ajax will take on either Qarabag or Apoel Nicosia in this year's playoff for the group stage if they find a way past PAOK Thessaloniki in the third qualifying round of the showcase European club competition.

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Harry Maguire: Three Things on the New Manchester United Defender

Harry Maguire became the most expensive defender in the world when he signed for Manchester United from Leicester City for a reported £80 million ($97 million) on Monday.

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Messi Out with Injury ahead of La Liga Restart

Barcelona captain Leo Messi is out of action less than two weeks ahead of the opening of La Liga season after injuring his right calf in training on Monday.

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Factfile on the World's Most Expensive Defenders

Manchester United made Harry Maguire the world's most expensive defender on Monday as they bought the England center-back from Leicester for a reported fee of £80 million ($97 million).

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Messi Banned for Three Months after CONMEBOL 'Corruption' Outburst

Argentina star Lionel Messi was banned from playing for his national team for three months and fined $50,000 on Friday by CONMEBOL after he heavily criticized the South American football governing body during the Copa America.

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Hamilton Shows Pace and Spirit to Go Top with Record Lap

Lewis Hamilton proved he retains his pace and the intensity required for a title scrap when he topped the times for Mercedes in Saturday's third and final practice for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

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Hamilton Tops Times at Hungaroring Practice

Lewis Hamilton bounced back from his nightmare weekend in Germany to top the times for Mercedes in Friday's opening free practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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Andy Murray Reunites with Brother Jamie for Doubles Win

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray moved closer to a singles comeback six months after hip surgery, joining brother Jamie for a doubles victory Wednesday at the ATP Washington Open.

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