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Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, assigning individual global sports federations the responsibility to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete....

Before the IOC made its ruling, Russia's top Olympic official had warned the International Olympic Committee that its members would be bowing to "geopolitical pressure" if they banned Russia from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- The Latest from the IOC meeting on Russia's participation at the Rio Games (all times local):...

Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale has been scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers after he was involved in what the team said was a "non-physical clubhouse incident."
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night and sent home after he destroyed collared throwback uniforms that the team was scheduled to wear....

Mac Williamson homered in the fifth inning and hit a tiebreaking single in the 12th, lifting San Francisco over the New York Yankees 2-1 for the Giants' first victory since the All-Star break
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mac Williamson had crossed paths with Ivan Nova before....

Valentina Shevchenko stunned Holly Holm on Saturday night at UFC Chicago, unanimously outpointing the former UFC champion
CHICAGO (AP) -- A traumatic start at Valentina Shevchenko's training camp didn't deter her from pulling off another shocking upset in the UFC women's bantamweight division....

Brandt Snedeker overpowered the par-5 18th hole Saturday in the Canadian Open to take a one-stroke lead over Canadian amateur Jared du Toit and U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) -- Jared du Toit was in position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 62 years - and the first amateur to break through on the PGA Tour in 25 seasons....

Terence Crawford won both the fight and a possible ticket into the Manny Pacquiao sweepstakes
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Terence Crawford was so sure of his victory Saturday night that he spent part of the final round with his hands at his side, taunting Viktor Postol....

Poised to clinch his third Tour de France title, Chris Froome and his teammates at Sky are celebrating by drinking beer _ not the traditional Champagne _ during the final and mostly ceremonial stage
PARIS (AP) -- Poised to clinch his third Tour de France title, Chris Froome and his teammates at Sky are celebrating by drinking beer - not the traditional Champagne - during the final and mostly ceremonial stage which ends on the Champs-Elysees in Paris....

Australian athletes will not move into their rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics until serious plumbing, electrical and cleaning problems are fixed with the troubled South American games opening in under two weeks
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Australian athletes will not move into their rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics until serious plumbing, electrical and cleaning problems are fixed, with the troubled South American games opening in under two weeks....

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix for a record fifth time on Sunday to take the championship lead from teammate Nico Rosberg, who finished second
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix for a record fifth time on Sunday to take the championship lead from teammate Nico Rosberg, who finished second....

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