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Revised cost of Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium approved

TOKYO (AP) — The building of a new main stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will go ahead as planned after approval of the revised $2.1 billion construction cost.

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The Latest: US takes 4-0 lead on hat trick from Lloyd

Vice President Joe Biden arrives at the airport in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest from the Women’s World Cup final (all times local):

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US uses same lineup against Japan that it used for Germany

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The United States stuck with the lineup it used to defeat Germany in the semifinals for the title match on Sunday against Japan at the Women’s World Cup.

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Will history repeat itself? The US women hope not

In this June 16, 2015, file photo, Nigeria's Onome Ebi, left, and United States' Abby Wambach vie for the ball during a FIFA Women's World Cup soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. With the title match looming, Wambach isn't mincing words. "All I care about is winning this World Cup," she said. The star U.S. forward is playing in her fourth Women's World Cup, and she says it will be her last. A victory Sunday, July 5, in the final against Japan would be the perfect ending to her World Cup career. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011. That was the day the United States lost to Japan in the Women’s World Cup title match in Germany.

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Japan’s Hagino pulls out of swim worlds with injured elbow

TOKYO (AP) — World champion Kosuke Hagino of Japan will not compete at the swimming worlds after breaking his right elbow in training.

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