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French tennis federation official banned for life

PARIS (AP) — A French chair umpire on the futures and challenger tours became the first official to be suspended for corruption by the Tennis Integrity Unit when he received a life ban on Tuesday.

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Tour de France 2016 to start in Manche

PARIS (AP) — The 2016 Tour de France will return home for its “Grand Depart,” starting in the wind-battered Manche region.

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Sebastien Loeb to compete in Monte Carlo Rally

PARIS (AP) — Nine-time rally world champion Sebastien Loeb will compete in the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally in January.

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Switzerland wins Davis Cup final

Switzerland's Roger Federer falls to the clay after defeating France's Richard Gasquet and winning the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, northern France, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer has now claimed all the big prizes on offer in tennis and, for once, will be happy to share his latest trophy with others.

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France captain under fire after David Cup loss

France's Richard Gasquet, left, and team captain Arnaud Clement tap their hands as he plays Switzerland's Roger Federer during the Davis Cup final match in Lille, northern France, Sunday, Nov.23, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

LILLE, France (AP) — The French tried everything to thwart Roger Federer’s attempt to win the Davis Cup.

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