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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus returns to Russia's Elena Vesnina during their Women's Singles Match on day three at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 05, 2017 - 1:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — Victoria Azarenka walked to the baseline, preparing to serve, when a man shouted from the upper reaches of No. 3 Court, "Come on, Mom!" It wasn't her son, Leo, born in December, but it shows the 27-year-old former No. 1's return to competition has caught on among the public. Between...
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July 05, 2017 - 1:28 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Police say Dallas Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson has been arrested on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Frisco police say Wilson was arrested Tuesday outside of Toyota Stadium during the city's Fourth of July celebration. Major League Soccer's FC Dallas...
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Britain's Johanna Konta celebrates after winning the Women's Singles Match against Croatia's Donna Vekic on day three at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 05, 2017 - 1:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's biggest hope for a women's champion at Wimbledon worked her way into the third round on Wednesday. Johanna Konta trailed early but managed to come back and hang on for a 7-6 (4), 4-6, 10-8 victory over Donna Vekic on Centre Court. "It's a nice feeling not to have to keep...
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Italy's Fabio Aru celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 160.5 kilometers (99.7 miles) with start in Vittel and finish in La Planche des Belles Filles, France, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 05, 2017 - 1:20 pm
CHAMPAGNEY, France (AP) — Italy's Fabio Aru accelerated away from three-time champion Chris Froome and other top contenders on the first mountain climb of this year's Tour de France, winning Stage 5 on Wednesday and showing he could be the man to beat to the finish in Paris. Froome still rode well...
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Britain's Andy Murray runs to make a return to Germany's Dustin Brown during their Men's Singles Match on day three at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 05, 2017 - 1:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 6:20 p.m. Andy Murray's hip looks just fine. The defending champion advanced to the third round at Wimbledon by beating Dustin Brown of Germany 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Murray entered the tournament with questions about his hip after skipping two...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, Kelly Tan, left, and Michelle Koh, both of Malaysia, pose for a photo with the Rio 2016 logo on the 16th hole during a practice round for the women's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Almost a year after the Rio Olympics, Brazilian organizers are asking for help from the International Olympic Committee in order to pay creditors. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
July 05, 2017 - 1:12 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Almost a year after the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Brazilian organizers are asking for help from the International Olympic Committee to satisfy creditors who are still owed about 130 million reals ($40 million). Mario Andrada, a spokesman for the Rio organizing committee, said...
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Venus Williams of the United States returns to China's Qiang Wang during their Women's Singles Match on day three at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 05, 2017 - 1:10 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 6:05 p.m. Five-time champion Venus Williams has forced a third set against Wang Qiang of China in Wimbledon's second round. Williams won the second set 6-4 after dropping the first by the same score. ___ 5:50 p.m. Daniil Medvedev...
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Russia's Daniil Medvedev returns to Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka during his Men's Singles Match on the opening day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 05, 2017 - 12:56 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 5:50 p.m. Daniil Medvedev expressed his anger after losing at Wimbledon by throwing some coins at the foot of the chair umpire's chair. Medvedev, an unseeded Russian who beat Stan Wawrinka in the first round, lost to Ruben Bemelmans 6-4...
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July 05, 2017 - 12:54 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Los Angeles and Paris have been praised by an International Olympic Committee panel for having "outstanding" plans to host the 2024 Summer Games. Storytelling skills and cutting-edge technologies from LA, plus "stunning backdrops" in Paris where the modern Olympics was reborn, were...
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Venus Williams of the United States returns to China's Qiang Wang during their Women's Singles Match on day three at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 05, 2017 - 12:51 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 5:35 p.m. Venus Williams has dropped the opening set of her second-round Wimbledon match against Wang Qiang of China by a 6-4 score. Williams led 4-2 early on before losing four games in a row. Williams is a five-time champion at...
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