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NIBALI WINS STAGE TO CLOSE ON TOUR DE FRANCE CROWN

Vincenzo Nibali closes in on Tour de France crown by winning tough 18th stage.

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AGUIRRE REPLACES ZACCHERONI AS JAPAN COACH

Japan appoints Mexican Javier Aguirre as new coach of the national team

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AUSTRALIAN WOMEN SET WORLD RECORD IN 4X100 FREESTYLE

Australia's women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay team breaks the world record on day 1 of the Commonwealth Games.

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HAMILTON EAGER TO EXTEND MERCEDES CONTRACT

Lewis Hamilton says he is close to signing an F1 contract extension with Mercedes.

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LAMPARD JOINS NEW YORK CITY FC

Former Chelsea great Frank Lampard joins MLS expansion team New York City FC.