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Former champion Ivanovic through to 4th round at French Open

France's Alize Cornet celebrates winning her third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in three sets 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Friday, May 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

PARIS (AP) — After struggling in her first two matches at the French Open, Ana Ivanovic eased past Donna Vekic 6-0, 6-3 Friday to book a spot in the second week at the clay-court Grand Slam.

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Kentucky farm’s horse statue serves as stand-in at NY park

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A Kentucky thoroughbred farm’s statue of a famous breeding stallion is serving as a stand-in for a new feature being unveiled at a New York park.

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Nelson delayed after heavy rain on saturated TPC course

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson will be delayed at least three hours after nearly 5 inches of rain fell overnight on the already-saturated TPC Four Seasons.

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Boston suburb votes overwhelmingly against bid for Olympics

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Brookline wants nothing to do with Boston’s bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the city.

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FIFA President Blatter asks to be re-elected despite crisis

FIFA president Joseph S. Blatter, right, walks past Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, left, and UEFA President Michel Platini, center, during the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, May 29, 2015, where he will run for re-election as FIFA head. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)

ZURICH (AP) — The worst corruption crisis in soccer history stems from the governing body’s decision to award Russia and Qatar the next two World Cup tournaments, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Friday.

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