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Germany wins ski jump World Cup team event

Markus Eisenbichler of Germany competes in front of the spectators during the team competition at the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Klingenthal, Germany, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Germany won the competition. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

KLINGENTHAL, Germany (AP) — Severin Freund soared 135 meters in his second jump to seal Germany’s victory in the opening event of the ski jump World Cup season on Saturday.

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Federer fit for doubles in Davis Cup final

Switzerland's Roger Federer, left, and Stanislas Wawrinka react while playing France's Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet during their doubles match for the Davis Cup final in Lille, northern France, Saturday, Nov.22, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer will have the chance to clinch the last big prize in tennis eluding him after putting Switzerland into a 2-1 lead against France in the Davis Cup final on Saturday.

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Ciganda gets tip from Olazabal and shares lead

Stacy Lewis, center, reacts to her performance coming off hole 5, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla.  (AP Photo/Naples Daily News, Corey Perrine) FORT MYERS OUT; TV OUT; MAGAZINES OUT

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Carlota Ciganda needed help with her putting going into the final event of the LPGA Tour season.

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Krueger wins men’s 1,000 at Ohno Invitational

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — John-Henry Krueger won the men’s 1,000-meter race and China’s Fan Kexin dominated the women’s competition at the Apolo Ohno Invitational on Friday night.

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Lavillenie, Adams named IAAF athletes of the year

MONACO (AP) — Pole vault indoor record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France and shot putter Valerie Adams of New Zealand were named world athletes of the year on Friday.

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