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Cycling: Troubled Belgian cyclist Vandenbroucke dead at 34 :report - 10/13/2009

BRUSSELS - Belgian cyclist Frank Vandenbroucke has died at the age of 34, a source close to the racer told AFP. The source did not speculate on the cause of death, saying only his body was found...

Olympics: If money was all, Chicago would have won vote - Rogge - 10/05/2009

COPENHAGEN - International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge said Monday that the choice of Rio as host of the 2016 Olympic Games was proof that the IOC did not base its vote on money - or...

Football: Rangers hope Old Firm win can kick start season - 10/05/2009

GLASGOW, Alistair Watson - Walter Smith hopes Rangers' 2-1 Old Firm victory over Celtic can help kick-start his club's season. It brought to an end a run of three straight goalless draws in the...

Rio Olympic win latest step in Brazil transformation - 10/04/2009

RIO DE JANEIRO, Mauricio Rabuffetti- This Brazilian city's historic win to host the 2016 Olympics follows a long, impassioned and at times frustrating campaign by Latin America's largest nation to...

Obama leaves White House on Olympic mission - 10/02/2009

WASHINGTON- US President Barack Obama left the White House Thursday on the way to Denmark to deliver a politically risky final pitch for his hometown Chicago's 2016 Olympic bid. Obama was due to...

Olympics: Dark horse Madrid aiming to upset the odds - 09/29/2009

MADRID, Denholm Barnetson - Madrid may be an outsider in the 2016 Olympics race, but the city is betting that the overwhelmingly support within the sports-obsessed country will upset the odds on...

Formula One: Mallya plans to be in Singapore points - 09/25/2009

SINGAPORE - Force India boss Vijay Mallya admits the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend will be a different proposition to Spa and Monza, but remains confident the team will continue their impressive...

Swimming: USA to ban high-tech suits from October - 09/20/2009

CHICAGO - High-tech polyurethane swimsuits that have fueled a tidal wave of world records will be banned in US racing from October, USA Swimming announced Saturday. Delegates at USA Swimming's...

Football: English clubs make winning Champions League starts - 09/16/2009

PARIS, Pirate Irwin - 2008 Champions League winners Manchester United and the team they beat in that final Chelsea got off to slender but winning starts on Tuesday in their opening Champions League...

France backs Rio's 2016 Olympic bid - 09/08/2009

BRASILIA - President Nicolas Sarkozy said Monday his country backed the bid by Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympics against competition from Chicago, Madrid and Tokyo. "France supports Rio's...
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