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CAS cites doping sample flaws in Jamaican case

FILE- In this file photo dated Saturday, March 8, 2014, Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown runs in the 60m heats during the Athletics World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland. Sport’s highest appeals body, The Court of Arbitration for Sport released its full report Tuesday April 15, 2014, saying Jamaican Olympic sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible ``environmental contamination’’ of her urine sample. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, FILE)

LONDON (AP) — Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible “environmental contamination” of her urine sample, sport’s highest appeals body said Tuesday.

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Memorial service to mark Hillsborough anniversary

Before their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium against Manchester City Liverpool supporters hold banners prior to a minute's silence in tribute to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster of 25 years ago on 15 April 1989, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — About 30,000 people, including Liverpool players past and present, are expected to attend a memorial service at Anfield marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster that killed 96 Liverpool fans.

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Mercedes technical director leaving after season

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain speeds down the track during Formula One testing at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

BRACKLEY, England (AP) — Mercedes says its technical director will leave the Formula One team at the team of the 2014 season and will not be replaced.

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Liverpool beats City 3-2, on course for title

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho, centre, celebrates with teammate Steven Gerrard, left, after he scored the third goal of the game for his side during their English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool took command of the captivating Premier League title race by beating Manchester City 3-2 in a match of wide-ranging emotions at Anfield, although the destiny of the trophy is also in Chelsea’s hands after its win at Swansea on Sunday.

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Liverpool, Atletico Madrid win and are in command

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho right, celebrates with team-mate Steven Gerrard left, after he scores the third goal of the game for his side during their English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — There could be unlikely league winners in England and Spain this season, with Liverpool and Atletico Madrid maintaining their strong play Sunday.

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