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Euro hurdles champ out of Comm Games for doping

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — European 400-meter hurdles champion Rhys Williams is out of the Commonwealth Games after becoming the second Welsh athlete suspended for a doping offense this month.

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Petrovic, Putnam share Canadian Open lead

Michael Putnam, of the United States, reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 18th hole during first-round play at the Canadian Open golf championship on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

MONTREAL (AP) — Tim Petrovic and Michael Putnam shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open on Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny, breezy afternoon conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal.

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Australia women break freestyle relay world record

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Australia’s women set a world record in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday.

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Langer leads British Senior by 2 after 1st round

BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) — Bernhard Langer made a statement of intent when he opened with a 6-under-par 65 to take a two-stroke lead over American Bob Tway in the British Senior Open at a sweltering Royal Porthcawl on Thursday.

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Malaysian cyclist’s Gaza protest at Glasgow Games

GLAGOW, Scotland (AP) — A Malaysian cyclist has risked disciplinary action by staging a Gaza protest on the track at the Commonwealth Games velodrome in Glasgow.

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