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Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympics

LONDON (AP) — Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Lendl not returning to coaching anytime soon

Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic returns a shot against Gilles Simon of France during their men's singles quarterfinal match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai, China, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.  (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

MILAN (AP) — Ivan Lendl is not planning on returning to coaching “anytime soon” after turning down a request from fellow Czech Tomas Berdych.

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Juventus visits Sassuolo looking to extend lead

MILAN (AP) — Still reeling from what it considers an unfair loss to Juventus in Serie A, Roma’s players need to turn their attention back to the league after returning from international duty.

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A look at other abandoned international matches

This is a Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010 file photo of Serbia fans as they challenge Italian police prior to the start of a Group C, Euro 2012 qualifying soccer match between Italy and Serbia, at the Luigi Ferraris stadium in Genoa, Italy. The start of the Italy-Serbia European Championship qualifier has been delayed due to Serbia fans throwing flares onto the pitch and lighting fireworks. The match was later abandon due to crowd troubl.  (AP Photo/Carlo Baroncini, File)

The European Championship qualifier between Serbia and Albania that erupted into violence after a drone flew an Albanian nationalist banner into the stadium was just the latest international match to be abandoned because of fighting.

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Italian tennis players face corruption accusations

In this May 8, 2006 file photo, Italy's Daniele Bracciali prepares to serve the ball to Germany's Nikolas Kiefer during the first round of the Rome Masters tennis tournament, in Rome. Italian tennis players Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace are facing corruption accusations after intercepted Internet conversations claiming they sold matches were printed in Italian media Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, file)

ROME (AP) — Italian tennis players Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace are facing corruption accusations after intercepted Internet conversations claiming they sold matches were printed Wednesday in Italian media.

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