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Elite runners dropped from Athens Marathon


Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Organizers of the Athens Marathon say the elite competition has been dropped from this year's race due to financial difficulties. In a...full story
updated 2015-08-04 10:42 PM
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San Diego Padres left fielder Justin Upton climbs the left field wall while fielding balls prior to a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)) San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, right, celebrates a basket as Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick walks by  during the second half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Spurs won 111-107 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) looks at the scoreboard after the New York Rangers scored in overtime to win Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York. The Rangers advanced to the second round after winning 2-1. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Rory McIlroy uses a selfie stick to take a photo with many of the 54 golfers at the Junior Invitational golf tournament, after speaking to them following the second round at Sage Valley Golf Club in Graniteville, S.C., on Friday, April 24, 2015. (Jon-Michael-Sullivan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP) Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich (21), right wing Troy Brouwer (20) and New York Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (15) collide during the first period of Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Runners in the elite Men's race start the 35th London Marathon on Blackheath, London  Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland) Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center , celebrates with guard Leandro Barbosa, right, and center Festus Ezeli, left, after their overtime victor over the New Orleans Pelicans in  Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Warriors won in overtime 123-119, to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Everton's John Stones, left, celebrates after scoring past Manchester United's goalkeeper David De Gea, right, during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super) Clippers' Blake Griffin slams one down by Spurs' Kawhi Leonard during the first half of game two of the first round of the NBA Playoffs in Los Angeles on Wednesday April 22, 2015. (The Orange County Register, Ed Crisostomo) FC Barcelona's Neymar, from Brazil, left, reacts after scoring with his teammate Lionel Messi, from Argentina, against Espanyol during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at Cornella-El Prat stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
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Elite runners dropped from Athens Marathon

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Organizers of the Athens Marathon say the elite competition has been dropped from this year's race due to financial difficulties. In a....Fullstory

2015-08-04 10:42 PM

Simpson wins high diving gold at world championships

Associated Press

KAZAN, Russia (AP) -- The United States won gold and silver in women's high diving at the world championships Tuesday as Rachelle Simpson beat defending....Fullstory

2015-08-04 09:01 PM

Triple Olympic champion Domracheva to miss season

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Triple Olympic biathlon champion Darya Domracheva says she will miss the entire upcoming season after being struck down by the illness mononucleosis. The....Fullstory

2015-08-04 08:01 PM

AP PHOTOS: Photographer gives Tour de France fans a face
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Associated Press photographer Laurent Cipriani has been covering the Tour de France since 2011, taking hundreds of pictures to tell the story....Fullstory

2015-08-04 05:22 PM

Van der Burgh heats up chilly swim prelims with world record
By ANDREW DAMPF
Associated Press

KAZAN, Russia (AP) -- Cameron van der Burgh heated up a chilly Tuesday morning at the swimming world championships by improving his own world record....Fullstory

2015-08-04 05:01 PM

China volleyball chief in corruption probe

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- China's sweeping drive against corruption is turning again to the country's sports programs, with the head of the volleyball center the latest....Fullstory

2015-08-04 01:42 PM

Japan's Nishikori says left calf is 'feeling pretty well'

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Kei Nishikori says his injured left calf is healed after taking time off following Wimbledon. Japan's Nishikori is seeded No. 2 at the....Fullstory

2015-08-04 09:01 AM

French Standings

Associated Press

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2015-08-04 06:01 AM

Andy Murray returns to DC tournament for 1st time since 2006
By HOWARD FENDRICH
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Andy Murray is back on hard courts for the first time in four months -- and back at the Citi Open for....Fullstory

2015-08-04 03:42 AM

BC-TEN--Citi Open Results

Associated Press

BC-TEN--Citi Open Results Citi Open Results WASHINGTON (AP) -- Results Monday from the Citi Open at William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2015-08-04 03:42 AM

Dutch league opener scrapped due to planned police strike

Associated Press

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The opening match of the new Dutch Eredivisie league season has been postponed along with at least one other first-round....Fullstory

2015-08-04 09:42 PM

Bournemouth signs winger Max Gradel from Saint-Etienne

Associated Press

BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) -- Premier League newcomer Bournemouth has signed Ivory Coast winger Max Gradel on a four-year deal from French side Saint-Etienne. The 27-year-old Gradel....Fullstory

2015-08-04 08:42 PM

Legia gets 3-0 win as fan trouble stops Europa League game

Associated Press

NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- UEFA says it awarded Legia Warsaw a 3-0 win after a Europa League qualifying match in Albania was abandoned due to....Fullstory

2015-08-04 06:22 PM

A guide to all 20 Premier League teams for the new season
By JACK BEZANTS
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- A guide to all 20 Premier League teams ahead of the upcoming 2015-16 season, which starts Saturday: ___ ARSENAL Goalkeeper Petr Cech's arrival from London....Fullstory

2015-08-04 05:01 PM

Beltre's cycle highlight Rangers win vs. Astros

Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Texas' Adrian Beltre became the first major leaguer since the 1930s to notch a third career cycle as the Rangers held....Fullstory

2015-08-04 04:01 PM

Argentine Standings

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2015-08-04 10:22 AM

French Results

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BC-SOC--French Results French Football Results PARIS (AP) -- Results from French football: France Ligue 2 ....Fullstory

2015-08-04 06:01 AM

German Summaries

Associated Press

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2015-08-04 06:01 AM

Former broadcaster James files lawsuit against Fox Sports

Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) -- Former college football broadcaster Craig James has filed a lawsuit against Fox Sports saying he was fired because he had expressed opposition....Fullstory

2015-08-04 03:42 AM

Swedish Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Swedish Results Swedish Football Results STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Results from Swedish football: Sweden Allsvenskan ....Fullstory

2015-08-04 03:42 AM

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