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Tejay Van Garderen of US wins Volta a Catalunya 4th stage

LA MOLINA, Spain (AP) — Tejay Van Garderen of the United States climbed steadily after breaking away from the pack and hung on to his lead to win the fourth stage of the Volta a Catalunya by three seconds, while Bart De Clerq of Belgium took the overall lead on Thursday.

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Spanish national team to pay tribute to plane crash victims

A Spanish flag flies at half staff for the victims of the Germanwings passenger jet, in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The plane carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps region as it traveled from Barcelona to Duesseldorf in Germany. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Spain’s national soccer team will pay tribute to the victims of the French Alps plane crash at its European Championship qualifying match on Friday.

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Lionel Messi tops France Football’s list of richest players

Barcelona's Gerard Pique, left and Lionel Messi leave the field at the end of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi tops France Football magazine’s list of richest players for the fifth time in six years after hitting an estimated 65 million euros ($71.3 million) in revenue last year.

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Messi gets all-clear after tests on bruising from “Clasico”

Barcelona's Lionel Messi heads the ball during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona says Lionel Messi can continue training with Argentina’s national squad in the United States after tests showed he had not picked up an injury after taking a knock during the ‘Clasico’ victory over Real Madrid.

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Alejandro Valverde wins 2nd stage of Volta a Catalunya

OLOT, Spain (AP) — Alejandro Valverde of Spain sprinted away from a tightly-bunched pack to win the rain-swept second stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Tuesday.

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