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5hJeremy Schaap

Schaap: Ted Jackson's unique marathon journey

Ted Jackson isn't your average marathoner, but the pudgy Briton who favors gyros and french fries has an iron will that allowed him to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.

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SC Featured: Around the World in 7 Days (12:03)
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Greipel wins rain-drenched Stage 2 of Tour

Andre Greipel won a rain-drenched second stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish Sunday, while defending champion Vincenzo Nibali and contender Nairo Quintana lost valuable time.

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1dPA Sport

Ennis-Hill still undecided on Beijing

Jessica Ennis-Hill revealed she would make a late call on whether to compete at the World Championships in Beijing in August.

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The high price of hosting the Olympics (1:05)
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2dMichael Better and Elliott Parshall

VeloNews: Tour de France riders to watch

Defending champion Vincenzo Nibali and Giro d'Italia winner Alberto Contador are among the big-name riders to watch at the 2015 Tour de France.

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2dAndrew Hood

VeloNews: Contador's audacious double ambition

Giro d'Italia champion Alberto Contador comes to the Tour de France with the seemingly impossible goal of becoming just the eighth rider ever to win both races in the same season.

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5dESPN Staff

Farah: I am 100-percent clean

Double Olympic champion says doping allegations surrounding coach Alberto Salazar is "killing my family" - but will walk away should any claims be proven.

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Teammate Powell: Bolt's struggles 'just a phase'

Usain Bolt's Jamaica teammate Asafa Powell believes the world-record holder's struggle with injury and poor form is "just a phase" and not the beginning of the end for the sprinter.

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Powell: I hope Gatlin is running 'honestly' (3:10)
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USOC leaders stick with Boston's troubled bid

Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are sticking with Boston as a candidate for the 2024 Olympics, knowing full well that getting the city to the starting line in this contest could be tough.

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Athletes as fans: Lindsey Vonn (0:33)
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Goucher lashes out at former coach Salazar

Distance runner Kara Goucher was upset at being portrayed as a liar by Alberto Salazar after her former coach went public in an attempt to clear his name over doping allegations.

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Jamaica anti-doping agency takes blood samples

Jamaica's anti-doping agency says it has started collecting blood samples to test athletes on the island that produces the world's most dominant sprinters.

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Serbia women win EuroBasket title, Rio berth

Ana Dabovic scored 25 points and Sonja Petrovic added 22 to help Serbia beat France 76-68 on Sunday in the EuroBasket Women championship game and qualify for next year's Olympics in Rio.

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Poll: Americans strongly support home Olympics

While Bostonians are hesitant to host the Olympics, Americans across the country overwhelmingly support the idea of the games on home turf, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

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