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France relay team finally gets Olympic bronze medal

PARIS (AP) — Three years late, France’s men got their 4×100-meter relay bronze medal from the London Olympics on Saturday, bumped up from fourth after the U.S. team was disqualified because of Tyson Gay’s doping.

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Dennis wins 1st stage of Tour de France with record speed

Germany's Tony Martin strains as he crosses the finish line to take a second place in the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 13.8 kilometers (8.57 miles), with start and Finish in Utrecht, Netherlands, Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Rohan Dennis won the first stage of the Tour de France in record speed in the individual time trial on Saturday, while defending Tour champion Vincenzo Nibali gained some precious time on his main rivals.

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Dustin Brown loses at Wimbledon 2 days after beaing Nadal

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday July 4, 2015. Jankovic won the match 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — Petra Kvitova let her lead slip, and let her title go.

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The Latest: Tour de France starting with short time trial

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali strains as he crosses the finish line of the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 13.8 kilometers (8.57 miles), with start and Finish in Utrecht, Netherlands, Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest from the first stage of the Tour de France (all times local):

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Hamilton fastest in practice ahead of British GP qualifying

British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on his car after achieving pole position before the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, Silverstone, England, Saturday, July 4, 2015. The British Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July 5. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton produced another formidable performance in qualifying at the British Grand Prix on Saturday to clinch pole position for the eighth time in nine races this season.

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