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Taekwondo fighter eyes nationality switch for next Olympics

LONDON (AP) — A top-ranked taekwondo fighter from Britain is seeking to change his nationality to Moldovan to ensure he qualifies for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Chelsea signs tire company Yokohama as new jersey sponsor

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has signed Japanese tire manufacturer Yokohama as its new jersey sponsor in a deal that could be worth more than $300 million for the English Premier League leader.

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Chelsea and Tottenham meet in English League Cup final

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In the space of a few hours on Sunday, Chelsea could win its first trophy in Jose Mourinho’s second spell as manager and take a big step toward capturing the Premier League title.

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Madonna takes a tumble at the Brit Awards

Madonna stumbles whilst performing on stage during the Brit Awards 2015 at the 02 Arena in London, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/PA, Yui Mok) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — Madonna has given music fans a shock when she tumbled down several stairs at the Brit Awards.

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Afghanistan edges Scotland by 1 wicket for 1st World Cup win

Afghanistan’s Hamid Hassan is watched by his teammates as he performs a hand-stand after taking a catch to dismiss Scotland's Josh Davey during their Cricket World Cup Pool A match in Dunedin, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Dianne Manson)

DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — The Afghanistan cricket team brought tremendous joy to its far-flung fans when it beat Scotland by one wicket in the last over to claim its first win at the Cricket World Cup.

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