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Teunissen wins Tour opening stage, Thomas crashes at end

Teunissen wins Tour opening stage, Thomas crashes at end

BRUSSELS — Apart from the celebrations of Eddy Merckx's first victory at the Tour de France half a century ago, nothing went according to plans on the race opening day.
On the eve of the World Cup final, Rapinoe calls out FIFA

On the eve of the World Cup final, Rapinoe calls out FIFA

LYON, France — Megan Rapinoe called out FIFA on the eve of the Women's World Cup title match.
"Build this man a statue": Twitter responds to Leonard's move to Clippers

"Build this man a statue": Twitter responds to Leonard's move to Clippers

Raptors Twitter was ignited Saturday morning following reports that Kawhi Leonard will be signing with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Sweden beats England 2-1 to take third at Women's World Cup

Sweden beats England 2-1 to take third at Women's World Cup

NICE, France — Kosovare Asllani set Sweden on its way to a 2-1 victory over England for third place in the Women's World Cup on Saturday night but the midfielder almost didn't play in the bronze medal match.
Raptors face uncertain future, but will have truckload of cap space next summer

Raptors face uncertain future, but will have truckload of cap space next summer

TORONTO — Less than a month ago, Pascal Siakam was crossing the stage at the NBA awards in Santa Monica, Calif., to accept the league's Most Improved Player award.
Williams warms up for doubles with singles win at Wimbledon

Williams warms up for doubles with singles win at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams warmed up for her opening mixed doubles match at Wimbledon by reaching the fourth round in singles.
Canada's Pavan, Humana-Paredes win gold at beach volleyball world championship

Canada's Pavan, Humana-Paredes win gold at beach volleyball world championship

Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes saw their confidence grow with every hard-fought win at the world beach volleyball championship in Germany over the past two weeks.

Canada to play for seventh at U19 World Cup after loss to Puerto Rico

HERAKLION, Greece — Canada will play for seventh place at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup after a 98-81 loss to Puerto Rico on Saturday.
Baseball faces crowded sports market in Britain, Europe

Baseball faces crowded sports market in Britain, Europe

LONDON — Making the long walk from the Stratford train station through a mall and to Olympic Stadium, fans headed to the first Major League Baseball games in Europe passed retailers filled with gear from Premier League clubs.
Southern California reels from magnitude 7.1 quake

Southern California reels from magnitude 7.1 quake

LOS ANGELES — A quake with a magnitude of 7.