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Switzerland, Belarus earn 2nd victories at ice hockey worlds

Switzerland’s Denis Hollenstein, left, celebrates with Switzerland’s Eric Blum, after scoring against Germany during the Hockey World Championships Group A match in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

PRAGUE (AP) — Slovakia struck late to overcome Slovenia 3-1 for its third victory at the ice hockey world championship and France ended a two-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over Austria on Tuesday.

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Kenya’s Kandie wins Prague international marathon

PRAGUE (AP) — Felix Kipchirchir Kandie of Kenya won the Prague International Marathon on Sunday while Yebrgual Melese of Ethiopia claimed the women’s race.

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Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova wins Prague Open for 4th title

PRAGUE (AP) — Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova rallied from a set down to claim her fourth WTA title by defeating qualifier Lucie Hradecka 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in an all-Czech final of the Prague Open on Saturday.

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Canada opens hockey worlds with 6-1 win over Latvia

Canada’s Jason Spezza, center, shoots to score past Latvia's Rodrigo Abols, left, and Latvia's Ervins Mustukovs, right, during the Hockey World Championships Group A match in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, May 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

PRAGUE (AP) — Canada showed its attacking power with a 6-1 victory over Latvia on Friday in the first game of the world hockey championship, while the United States beat last year’s runner-up Finland 5-1.

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Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova reaches final of Prague Open

PRAGUE (AP) — Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova produced an ace on her first match point Friday and advanced to the Prague Open final by beating Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium 6-4, 7-5.

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