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Mo Farah out of Commonwealth Games

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games because he has not recovered fully from a recent stomach ailment.

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Your Top Plays for Today

New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon throws in the eighth inning against the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Seattle. Colon, who was perfect until Mariners' Robinson Cano singled in the seventh inning, led the Mets to a 3-2 win. (AP Photo)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Scottish identity celebrated as Glasgow Games open

Fireworks explode overhead during the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread took the place of footballers on the Celtic Park pitch as the Commonwealth Games began with a celebration of Scottish mythology and exports on Wednesday.

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Weir, DeLaet look to end 60-year Canadian drought

Canada's Mike Weir, of Canada, poses for a selfie with Kaylee Chin, left, and Maya Cunningham, center, during the pro-am event at the Canadian Open golf championship Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Royal Montreal golf club in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

MONTREAL (AP) — Mike Weir was well aware that it has been 60 years since a Canadian won the Canadian Open.

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5 Things to know about the Tour de France Stage 17

PLA D’ADET, France (AP) — Four massive Pyrenean mountains featured in Wednesday’s Stage 17 of the Tour de France, won by Poland’s Rafal Majka.

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