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Olympics: Swiss Canton Rejects Funds to Mount 2026 Bid

Voters in the Swiss canton of Graubunden on Sunday rejected a loan that would have helped finance a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.

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Kerber 'Ready' to Play Again in Qatar

Angelique Kerber said Sunday she was "ready" to return to action as she prepared for her first competitive match since losing her Australian Open title and world number one ranking.

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Bale Back in Real Madrid Training

Real Madrid received a boost ahead of the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie against Napoli on Wednesday as Gareth Bale returned to training on Sunday for the first time in three months.

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Federer to Face Murray in Scottish Charity Match

Tennis great Roger Federer is set to play his first match in Scotland after it was announced Thursday he would face local hero Andy Murray in a charity exhibition in Glasgow on November 7.

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Robben Relishing Bayern's 'Week of Truth'

Arjen Robben is relishing Bayern Munich's forthcoming "week of truth" when they host Arsenal in the Champions League with the German champions currently struggling for form.

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Man United Announce Record Quarterly Figures

Manchester United announced record quarterly revenues and profit for the last three months of 2016 on Thursday despite the club's failure to qualify for the Champions League.

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Int'l Trade Union Begins Qatar 2022 Stadium Inspections

International trade union inspectors have visited the Qatar World Cup 2022 stadium where a Nepalese laborer died last year, a joint statement from tournament organizers and workers' representatives said Thursday.

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Sharapova Handed Madrid Open Wildcard

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been handed a wildcard for the Madrid Open in May just weeks after completing a 15-month ban for doping, organizers confirmed on Wednesday.

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Barca Announce Suarez Cup Red Card Appeal

Barcelona will appeal against the second yellow card given against Luis Suarez in their Spanish Cup semi-final that will see the Uruguay forward miss May's final, the Spanish champions said on Wednesday.

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Juve Extend Serie A Lead with Comfortable Win

Champions Juventus extended their lead at the top of Serie A to seven points with a comfortable 2-0 win at lowly Crotone on Wednesday.

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