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UCI calls for withdrawal of Astana license over doping

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — The Astana team of Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali appears set to lose its license to compete this year, at the request of the UCI.

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Joint working group formed to speed up preps for 2018 Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — South Korean organizers and the IOC are setting up a special joint working group to accelerate the bumpy preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Reichelt edges Jansrud in World Cup downhill training

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Hannes Reichelt was quickest again in the final training session Friday for a World Cup downhill on the demanding Kandahar slope.

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Lewis leads LPGA Thailand by 3 after round 2

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Stacy Lewis shot an unblemished round of 8-under-par 64 for a three-shot advantage over Amy Yang after the second round of the LPGA Thailand on Friday.

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Chelsea signs tire company Yokohama as new jersey sponsor

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has signed Japanese tire manufacturer Yokohama as its new jersey sponsor in a deal that could be worth more than $300 million for the English Premier League leader.

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