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Australian athlete chases Olympic gold amid doping scandal

This is a Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012  file photo of Gold-medallist Sergey Kirdyapkin of Russia, right stands with silver-medallist Jared Tallent of Australia,  after the men's 50-kilometer race walk competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Jared Tallent says he "definitely" considers himself the true Olympic race-walking champion. Now he just needs the gold medal to prove it. The Australian finished second in the 50-kilometer walk at the 2012 London Olympics behind Sergei Kirdyapkin, who was one of five Russian walkers banned Tuesday Jan. 20, 2015, for doping. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

MOSCOW (AP) — Jared Tallent says he “definitely” considers himself the true Olympic race-walking champion. Now he just needs the gold medal to prove it.

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Gordon Ramsay loses court battle over $1M rent on London pub

In this Sunday, July 7, 2013 file photo, celebrity Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay serves up a bowl of "Laksa" a local noodle dish which he prepared at the famous tourist food center, Newton Circus Hawker Center, in Singapore. Ramsay is facing a kitchen nightmare after a British judge on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 ruled him personally liable for rent on a London gastropub. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

LONDON (AP) — Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is facing a real-life kitchen nightmare after a British judge on Tuesday ruled him personally liable for the 640,000-pound ($1 million) annual rent on a London gastropub.

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