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Commonwealth Games stresses quality doping tests

In this Saturday, June 30, 2012, file photo, Britain's Rhys Williams displays the gold medal he won in the 400 meter Hurdles final at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki, Finland. European 400-meter hurdles champion Rhys Williams is out of the Commonwealth Games after becoming the second Welsh athlete suspended for a doping offense this month. Team Wales announced Friday, July 25, 2014, that Williams has been suspended from all competitions after being charged with an anti-doping violation at the Glasgow Grand Prix on July 11. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The head of the Commonwealth Games says the event is using a “quality over quantity” drug-testing approach targeting specific sports based on intelligence received from anti-doping agencies.

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Harvick grabs yet another pole with big run at IMS

Kevin Harvick, left, is congratulated by Kurt Busch after winning the pole for the Brickyard 400 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The season-long rivalry between Hendrick Motorsports and Team Penske heads into the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Kevin Harvick will try to crash their party.

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Langer takes 8-shot lead at Senior British Open

BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) — Bernhard Langer stretched his lead to eight strokes Saturday in the Senior British Open, shooting a 3-under 68 at Royal Porthcawl to reach 14-under 199.

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Time trial stage underway at Tour de France

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, strains during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time-trial over 54 kilometers (33.6 miles) with start in Bergerac and finish in Perigueux, France, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PERIGUEUX, France (AP) — Finally cracking broad smiles after weeks of no-nonsense racing, Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France after another impressive ride in a dramatic penultimate stage on Saturday.

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Dalton’s future with Bengals secure … for now

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) and wide receiver A.J. Green (18) run together during the NFL football team's first practice at training camp on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton and the rest of the Bengals took the field for their first training camp practice, applauded by several hundred fans in the metal, temporary bleachers.

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