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Sunderland dents Chelsea’s title hopes

Sunderland players celebrate their second goal against Chelsea during their English Premier League soccer match at the Stamford Bridge ground in London, Saturday April 19, 2014. Sunderland won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

LONDON (AP) — In another twist to this unpredictable English Premier League season, last-place Sunderland damaged Chelsea’s title hopes with a 2-1 upset at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

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Robson out of French, Wimbledon with injured wrist

LONDON (AP) — Britain will be without its top female player at Wimbledon after Laura Robson announced she is having surgery on her injured left wrist.

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Ukraine 2022 Olympic bid on hold but still alive

In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, file photo Ukraine's relay team Vita Semerenko, Juliya Dzhyma, Olena Pidhrushna and Valj Semerenko, from left, celebrate with a Ukrainian flag with writings on it after winning the gold during the women's biathlon 4x6k relay, at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. With the crisis in Ukraine escalating by the day, the prospect of holding the Winter Olympics in the former Soviet republic seems hard to imagine. Yet, the western Ukrainian city of Lviv hasn’t given up on its bid for the 2022 Games. Lviv remains among the five contenders in what is turning into a very unstable race, vying with Almaty, Kazakhstan; Beijing; Krakow, Poland; and Oslo. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)

LONDON (AP) — With the crisis in Ukraine escalating by the day, the prospect of the Winter Olympics going to the former Soviet republic seems hard to imagine. Yet, the western Ukrainian city of Lviv hasn’t given up on its bid for the 2022 Games.

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Russian city of Kazan to host 2016 world juniors

LONDON (AP) — The Russian city of Kazan will host the 2016 world junior athletics championships.

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CAS cites doping sample flaws in Jamaican case

FILE- In this file photo dated Saturday, March 8, 2014, Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown runs in the 60m heats during the Athletics World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland. Sport’s highest appeals body, The Court of Arbitration for Sport released its full report Tuesday April 15, 2014, saying Jamaican Olympic sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible ``environmental contamination’’ of her urine sample. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, FILE)

LONDON (AP) — Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible “environmental contamination” of her urine sample, sport’s highest appeals body said Tuesday.

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