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Only 1 winner, 1 loser in Vizer’s Olympic fight with IOC

In this Friday, May 31, 2013 file photo, Marius Vizer, president of the International Judo Federation, (IJF) attends the SportAccord International Convention in St. Petersburg, Russia. The head of umbrella body SportAccord has issued Thursday May 21 2015 a 20-point plan for discussions with the IOC, including the introduction of prize money for Olympic athletes. Marius Vizer also seeks a 50 percent share for all federations in the IOC's new Olympic television channel, and wants all non-Olympic federations to be allowed to demonstrate their sport before or after each games in the host city. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)

LONDON (AP) — If this were a boxing match, the referee would have stopped the bout by now.

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Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo lead AP Global Football 10

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring a goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Getafe at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

LONDON (AP) — Juventus took over as team of the week in the AP Global Football 10 on Tuesday for its two big wins, including a 2-1 victory over Lazio in the Italian Cup final.

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FA charges Ipswich player Bishop with breaking betting rules

LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association says it has charged Ipswich midfielder Teddy Bishop with multiple breaches of its betting rules.

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Gustafson, McBride join Europe as Solheim Cup vice captains

LONDON (AP) — European Solheim Cup captain Carin Koch has named Sophie Gustafson and Maria McBride as vice captains for this year’s competition against the United States.

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Rebel soccer club on the rise in Manchester

FC United merchandise on sale inside the ground at Broadhurst Park in Manchester, England, Saturday, May 16, 2015. After a decade on the road, FC United of Manchester finally has somewhere to call home. FC United is a breakaway team set up in 2005 by a group of disaffected Manchester United supporters in protest at the 790-million pound (then $1.47-billion) takeover of their club by the Glazer family. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It’s 90 minutes before kickoff and the stadium’s concourse is filling up with excited United fans clutching their match tickets and wearing red-and-white scarves and jerseys.

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