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Alpine climax for 2015 Tour de France

This higher resolution image provided Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 by the Tour de France organizers Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), shows a map displaying the route for the 2015 Tour De France. Starting in Utrecht, Netherlands, on July 4 2015, the 102nd Tour ends 22 days later, as is traditional, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/ASO)

PARIS (AP) — The punishing hairpin climb to the Alpe d’Huez ski station high in the French Alps will provide the dramatic climax for the 2015 Tour de France, before cycling’s showcase race sweeps into Paris for its traditional finish in front of cheering crowds on the Champs-Elysees.

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This Date In Baseball

1910 — Philadelphia’s Jack Coombs won his third game of the World Series, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 as the Athletics took the championship in five games. Eddie Collins had three hits, including two doubles, to lead the A’s attack.

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Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.

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Mori worried about Tokyo stadium delays

TOKYO (AP) — The head of Tokyo’s Olympic organizing committee is concerned that delays in the demolition of the old Olympic stadium will have a negative impact on the 2020 Games and the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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The 21 stages of the 2015 Tour de France

PARIS (AP) — The 21 stages of the 2015 Tour de France announced Wednesday by Tour organizers:

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