Geschke wins, Froome stays safe on Stage 17 in Alps

BARCELONNETTE, France - Simon Geschke of the Giant-Alpecin team won a tough and dangerous Stage 17 of the Tour de France in the Alps on Wednesday with a brave...
Federer and Murray in showdown in semis

...7-5, 6-2 victory over No. 12 Gilles Simon of France.Murray was hardly troubled...year, needed only 95 minutes to dispatch Simon. The most noteworthy moment came when...tuneup tournament in Halle, Germany.Simon broke Federer at love, looked to the guest...
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Jewish officials protest art installation at Polish museum

...installation at a Polish museum that shows naked men and women playing a game of tag in a gas chamber.Efraim Zuroff, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's office in Jerusalem, called the installation at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow "so offensive...
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Former Auschwitz guard, 94, convicted as accessory to murder

...first case brought where the prosecution charged a person who wasn't involved in the physical side of mass murder," said the Simon Wiesenthal Center's head Nazi hunter, Efraim Zuroff, in a telephone interview from Belgrade."This paves the way for additional...
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Williams overcomes Azarenka to reach Wimbledon semi's

...previous matches. In the other men's quarterfinals Wednesday, seven-time champion Roger Federer will play No. 12 Gilles Simon, 2013 champion Andy Murray will face Vasek Pospisil, and French Open winner Stan Wawrinka will be up against No. 21 Richard...
Djokovic must wait to try to reach quarters

...champion Roger Federer vs. No. 12 Gilles Simon of France, 2013 champion Andy Murray vs...look at my next-round opponent. Gilles Simon is one of the best return players we have...maybe coming to an end, in my opinion."Simon reached his first quarterfinal at Wimbledon...
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Froome takes yellow, Rodriguez wins crash-marred 3rd stage

...brace around his neck. Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin - competing for the best young rider's white jersey - Australian veteran Simon Gerrans, and Russian Dmitry Kozontchuk also withdrew from the stage and race.As the pack up ahead waited, riders started...
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A win, then a hug: Serena tops Venus

...quarterfinalists for the first time since 2004.Three of Wednesday's men's quarterfinals are set: Roger Federer against Gilles Simon, Andy Murray against Vasek Pospisil, and Stan Wawrinka against Richard Gasquet. Defending champion Novak Djokovic dropped...
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Brit Chris Froome wins Criterium du Dauphine race

...don't know how they did it; the whole team just lifted themselves today."He won the stage by 18 seconds from countryman Simon Yates, and finished 10 seconds clear of Van Garderen in the overall standings. Portuguese rider Rui Costa was third overall...
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Alaskans may be booted from crucial halibut vote

...which has 11 members with six appointed from Alaska, could hold a final vote without two Alaska members, David Long and Simon Kinneen, unless the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, reconsiders its decision to recommend them...


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