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5 things to know before the Belgian Grand Prix

PARIS (AP) — The intense title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg continues at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, as the Formula One championship resumes following a summer break with Rosberg leading his Mercedes teammate by just 11 points.

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UCI picks France to host 2015 track worlds

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Cycling’s governing body has awarded the 2015 Track World Championships to the new national velodrome in France.

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France’s Daunay wins marathon at Euros

ZURICH (AP) — Christelle Daunay of France broke away from Italian Valeria Straneo in the final stages of the marathon to win the European Championships title on Saturday.

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France’s Diniz sets 50K world record

Yohann Diniz from France celebrates after breaking the World Record as he wins the gold medal in the men's 50km race walking in the city centre of Zurich at the fourth day of the European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri)

ZURICH (AP) — Dafne Schippers clinched her sprint double at the European Championships with a dominating victory in the 200 meters on Friday and still seeks gold with the Dutch relay team over the weekend for a triple.

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