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Valverde times sprint perfectly to win Liege-Bastogne-Liege

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Alejandro Valverde timed his attack to perfection to win the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic for the third time in his career on Sunday, clinching the Ardennes double after his midweek victory in the Walloon Arrow.

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Garcia-Lopez wins Nastase Tiriac Trophy

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Guillermo Garcia-Lopez has won the Nastase Tiriac Trophy final, beating Jiri Vesely 7-6 (5), 7-6 (11) Sunday on his sixth match point.

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Tufa is 1st Ethiopian winner of London Marathon in 14 years

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya celebrates after winning the Men's race in the 35th London Marathon, Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang.

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Dongfeng bounces back from broken mast in Volvo Ocean Race

ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — Dongfeng Race Team, the Chinese-backed crew whose hopes of victory in the Volvo Ocean Race were rocked when they had to quit the fifth leg because of a broken mast, have bounced back by taking the lead Sunday in the next 5,010-nautical mile stage from Brazil to the U.S.

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Dozens injured, arrested after soccer riots in Serbia

Partizan soccer fans light torches during a Serbian National soccer league derby match between Red Star and Partizan, in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Thousands of riot policemen have been deployed throughout Belgrade to prevent possible violence during a derby match between bitter rivals Red Star and Partizan. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Authorities say at least 50 people have been injured and 40 arrested after fierce clashes between Red Star and Partizan fans.

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