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Contador ups Giro lead with well-timed attack

Alberto Contador increased his lead in the 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday, while former world champion Philippe Gilbert posted his second stage victory in this year's race.

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Prosecutors seek 7 years for Tsarnaev's friend

Federal prosecutors filed a recommendation for a seven-year sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friend Dias Kadyrbayev, who pleaded guilty last year to impeding the Boston Marathon investigation.

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Lance: Postal deal worth more to government

Lance Armstrong's legal team is saying his Tour de France victories were worth far more to sponsor U.S. Postal Service than they were to him.

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Armstrong 'cult' hurts fight against doping - Cooke

Lance Armstrong has the media in thrall to his "cult", according to 2008 Olympic road-race champion Nicole Cooke, who claims that it still "pays to dope" for young cyclists.


Jury hands down death sentence to Tsarnaev

A jury on Friday sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.

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Jorgensen extends triathlon win streak to 9

Gwen Jorgensen of the United States won her fourth world series triathlon event of the year on Saturday to extend her winning streak to nine races.

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Chavez: 2015 London Marathon full of surprises

The men's and women's fields at the London Marathon saw surprise winners, while a British hero smiled all the way across the finish line in her marathon swan song.