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Machida, Wagner look to clinch spots for GP Final

Silver medalist Russia's Anna Pogorilaya performs during Exhibition Program at the Cup of Russia ISU Grand Prix figure skating event in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

BORDEAUX, France (AP) — World championships runner-up Tatsuki Machida of Japan and Ashley Wagner of the United States hope to clinch spots for the Grand Prix Final when they compete at the Trophee Bompard, which starts Friday.

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Messi’s father downplays hints of Barcelona exit

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi’s father, who acts as the player’s agent, has downplayed the stir his son caused by hinting at an exit from Barcelona.

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Messi hints he may not end career at Barcelona

Argentina's soccer star Lionel Messi, centre, stretches during a training session with teammates in  Carrington, Manchester England Monday Nov. 17, 2014.  Argentina will play Portugal in a friendly international soccer match at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mike Egerton/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi, who has always planned to end his career at Barcelona, is hinting that might not happen.

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Real Madrid and Microsoft launch digital platform

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid has announced a deal with Microsoft to launch a “large digital platform” that will unite the Spanish club’s fans across the world.

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Doha to host 2019 athletics world championships

This is a Friday May 9, 2014  file photo of athletes as they compete in the men's 3,000m steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League in the Qatari capital Doha. Doha ere chosen Tuesday Nov. 18, 2014 to host the 2019 athletics world championships. The Qatari capital beat  bids from Eugene, Oregon, and Barcelona in a secret vote Tuesday by members of the IAAF council.  (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

MONACO (AP) — Doha will host the 2019 athletics world championships, another sporting victory for the tiny Gulf state of Qatar. It already has the World Cup in 2022, and may also have ambitions for the biggest prize of them all, the Olympics.

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