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IIHF says won’t be easy to get NHL players to 2018 Olympics

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) is checked off the puck by New York Rangers' Keith Yandle (93) during the first period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game in Pittsburgh Monday, April 20, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel says it will “not be easy” to reach a deal for NHL players to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Chris Froome returning to competition at Walloon Arrow

PARIS (AP) — Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome will resume his preparations for the prestigious race at the Walloon Arrow one-day classic.

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Queen’s to host Britain-France Davis Cup quarterfinal

Gael Monfils of France  plays a return to Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament,  in Monaco, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

LONDON (AP) — Britain has chosen to play its Davis Cup quarterfinal series against France on grass at the Queen’s Club.

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Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women’s race

Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line to win the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to enjoy it.

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Ducks rally for 5-4 OT win, lead series 3-0

Anaheim Ducks Ryan Kesler (17) celebrates with Jakob Silfverberg (33) after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of game three NHL playoff hockey action in Winnipeg, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Fired up for the first NHL playoff game in town in 19 years, Winnipeg Jets fans booed Corey Perry off the ice in warmups and cheered every icing call against the Anaheim Ducks.

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