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ITF suspends low-ranked Brazilian for 2 years for doping

LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation says that a 20-year-old Brazilian ranked outside the top 1,000 has been suspended for two years after failing a doping test.

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High winds cause damage to roof at Silverstone

This is a Sunday, July 6, 2014  file photo of Finland's Valtteri Bottas of William, bottom right, as he drives his car past the Wing corporate  building to gain second place during the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, Silverstone, England. Work has started Wednesday April 1, 2015  on repairing the roof of the Silverstone motor racing circuit which was damaged by high winds in recent days. Part of the “Wing” _ the $40 million, three-story corporate building at the host venue of Formula One’s British Grand Prix,  was affected by the winds on late Sunday and Monday. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — The roof of the motor racing circuit that stages Formula One’s British Grand Prix was being repaired on Wednesday after it was damaged by high winds and extreme weather.

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Davis Cup organizers weighing up 5th-set tiebreakers

Leonardo Mayer, of Argentina, returns the ball to Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, during their match at the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla., Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

LONDON (AP) — Davis Cup organizers are considering whether to introduce a fifth-set tiebreaker.

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Canadian ice hockey player banned for 18 months for doping

LONDON (AP) — A Canadian ice hockey player who recently played in Britain’s top league has been suspended 18 months for doping.

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No British soccer teams will play at Olympics in Rio

LONDON (AP) — Britain will not have soccer teams at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro because the English Football Association failed to gain support from the other three federations.

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