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TOP STORIES:

EU--GERMANY-SOCCER-EXPLOSION

DORTMUND, Germany — Three explosions went off near the team bus of Borussia Dortmund, one of Germany's top soccer clubs, as it set off for a Champions League quarterfinal match on Tuesday evening. One of Dortmund's players was injured. By Martin Meissner. SENT: 770 words, photos.

NEW/DEVELOPING:

ATH--DOPING-UKRAINE

MOSCOW — A plan to offer amnesty to Ukrainian track and field athletes who confess to doping has led to inquiries from the IAAF and World Anti-Doping Agency. By James Ellingworth. SENT: 582 words, photos.

FOOTBALL:

SOC--JUVENTUS-BARCELONA

TURIN, Italy — Paulo Dybala outshone his more famous compatriot Lionel Messi by scoring two goals to help Juventus beat Barcelona 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday. By Daniella Matar. SENT: 720 words, photos.

SOC--BARCELONA-NEYMAR SUSPENDED

MADRID — Barcelona forward Neymar has been handed a two-game suspension for sarcastically applauding an assistant referee and will miss Barcelona's game against Real Madrid in the Spanish league. By Tales Azzoni. SENT: 363 words, photos.

SOC--ATLETICO MADRID-LEICESTER

MADRID — Atletico Madrid and Leicester have a lot in common these days. By Tales Azzoni. SENT: 603words, photos.

SOC--WCUP 2026-BID

GENEVA — The North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup has asked FIFA for a decision in June 2018, two years ahead of schedule. By Graham Dunbar. SENT: 715 words, photos.

SOC--CONFED CUP

MOSCOW — Russia's top sports official is worried by slow ticket sales for the Confederations Cup. SENT: 324 words, photos.

GOLF:

GLF--ON THE FRINGE-DUSTIN

Dustin Johnson was back on the stationary bike, moving forward without really going anywhere. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 861 words, photos.

GLF--GOLF NOTES

AUGUSTA, Georgia — Lee Westwood already had qualified as the best player to have never won a major even before Sergio Garcia won the Masters. Garcia only made it less of a debate. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 1,299 words, photos.

CRICKET:

CRI--WEST INDIES-PAKISTAN

PROVIDENCE, Guyana — Shoaib Malik hit a majestic six to secure his century and a six-wicket victory as Pakistan swept to a series triumph over West Indies in their third and final one-day international on Tuesday. SENT: 380 words.

CRI--IPL-ROUNDUP

PUNE, India — Sanju Samson scored his maiden Twenty20 century to help Delhi Daredevils record their biggest victory in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday when they defeated Rising Pune Supergiant by 97 runs. SENT: 417 words.

OTHER STORIES:

— RGU--LIONS-WARBURTON. Warburton, a potential Lions captain, out for about 6 weeks. SENT: 205 words, photo.

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