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Germany leads FIFA rankings as minnows move up

ZURICH (AP) — Germany still leads the FIFA rankings, while two of Europe’s smallest nations made big gains after upset results.

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Lahm among 3 Germany defenders on shortlist

Barcelona's Gerard Pique fights for the ball with APOEL's Gustavo Manduca during a Champions League Group F soccer match between APOEL and FC Barcelona at GSP stadium, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

ZURICH (AP) — World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm is among three Germany defenders nominated by professional players for selection in the FIFA FIFPro World XI.

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Rio to host 2016 fencing worlds ahead of Olympics

ROME (AP) — Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 fencing world championships as a test event ahead of the Olympics.

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Kimetto’s marathon world record ratified by IAAF

MONACO (AP) — The IAAF has ratified the world record set by Dennis Kimetto at this year’s Berlin Marathon.

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Koudelka wins World Cup season opener in ski jump

Winner Roman Koudelka of Czech Republic  is framed by second placed Stefan Kraft of Austria, left, and third placed Andreas Wellinger of Germany, right, during the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Klingenthal, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

KLINGENTHAL, Germany (AP) — Roman Koudelka overcame blustery conditions to claim his first World Cup win at the season-opening individual ski jumping event on Sunday.

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