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Ukraine-Belgium Davis Cup playoff to be in Estonia

LONDON (AP) — The Davis Cup playoff between Ukraine and Belgium will be held at a neutral venue in Estonia because of security issues in Kiev.

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Toro Rosso signs Dutch teenager as new F1 driver

LONDON (AP) — Max Verstappen is set to become the youngest ever driver in Formula One after Toro Rosso announced that the 16-year-old Dutchman will join the team next season.

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Chelsea beats Burnley 3-1 in Premier League

Chelsea's Diego Costa, right, celebrates with teammate Andre Schurrle after scoring against Burnley during their English Premier League soccer match at Turf Moor Stadium, Burnley, England, Monday Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

BURNLEY, England (AP) — Diego Costa scored just 17 minutes into his debut and Cesc Fabregas had two assists as Chelsea opened its Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win Monday at newcomer Burnley.

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Chris Froome to compete in Spanish Vuelta

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chris Froome will compete in the Spanish Vuelta after recovering from wrist and hand fractures that forced him to withdraw from the Tour de France.

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Banned British cyclist blames binge for doping ban

LONDON (AP) — British cyclist Jonathan Tiernan-Locke blamed an “alcoholic binge” as the reason behind abnormal results in his blood sample that led to him being banned from the sport for two years.

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