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Tennis in a sauna? Heat wave hits Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One player fainted mid-match as temperatures topped 42C (108F) at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Others said it felt like they were playing tennis in a sauna, or on a frying pan that sizzled their soles.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Australian Open: Nadal joins Federer in 2nd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After a day of searingly-hot temperatures which raised complaints from players, top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the second round of the Australian Open in relatively mild conditions.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award

ZURICH (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't hide how much it meant to him, finally being voted the world's best soccer player again.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Olympic planning chief says deadlines 'very short'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The army general appointed three months ago to coordinate planning for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics compares his new job to "changing a tire on a car that's moving."

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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Judge: Decision in A-Rod suit must be public

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge says Alex Rodriguez cannot file portions of arbitrator Fredric Horowitz's decision under seal as part of a lawsuit seeking to overturn the one-year suspension from baseball given to the New York Yankees third baseman.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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UConn women still No. 1 in AP Poll

Connecticut remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll as the Huskies get ready for Baylor in their final non-conference test.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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Djokovic, Serena Williams win at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A rusty Novak Djokovic began his bid for a fourth consecutive Australian Open title on Monday with a win over Lukas Lacko while Serena Williams looked as polished as ever beating Australian teenager Ashleigh Barty.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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Wagner makes US figure skating team despite falls

BOSTON (AP) — The names on the U.S. Olympic figure skating team were still supposed to be a secret, so Ashley Wagner slipped under the stands to cry.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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