Canada's Samuel Girard celebrates his gold medal win in the men's 1,000 meters in short track speed skating. (Steve Russell).

 



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Suarez handed nine month suspension

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Suarez banned from all levels of soccer Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been suspended from all football-related activity for four months for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.

France to good for Swiss

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France beats Swiss 5-2 .France has been at the World Cup for two games now and, so far, there has been no locker room explosion. The players haven't gone on strike. And no one has been sent home for insulting the coach's mother.

Costa Rica tames Italy

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Italy's Pirlo and Mario lost 0-1 to Costa Rica.Costa Rica buried predictions of their early demise to emerge into the knockout stages of the World Cup for only the second time with a 1-0 Group D win over Italy on Friday that sent England crashing out.

Chile sends holders packing

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Chile  sends holders packing World champions Spain are eliminated from the World Cup after a 2-0 loss to Chile, the holders' second loss in as many games.

England on brink of WC exit

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England on brink of WC exitA brilliant double strike by Luis Suarez has put England on the brink of a humiliating World Cup exit as Uruguay scored a 2-1 win in a tense Group D match.

Stars missing out on WC

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France's Frank Ribery is out due to injuryFranck Ribery, France: One of the best wingers in the world, Ribery is out with a back injury. He has made 81 national team appearances for France, and scored 14 goals for Bayern Munich in all competitions this past season.

Milner ready for England WC

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Milner ready for World Cup James Milner will get a chance to press his claims for a place in England's World Cup starting line-up in an unfamiliar right-back role against Ecuador in Miami.

Jordan shines in England's victory

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 Chris Jordan stars Chris Jordan enhanced his growing reputation as England beat Sri Lanka by 81 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method in the first match of the one-day series at The Oval.

England tamed in Oval T20

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England cricketer's home summer campaign began in familiar fashion with a nine-run Twenty20 loss to Sri Lanka at The Oval.

Sri Lanka tames England in T20The tourists finished on 183-7, top scorer Thisara Perera making the most of a dropped catch by Michael Carberry to blast 49 from only 20 balls.

Sevilla wins Europa League final

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Sevilla wins Europa League final.Sevilla beat Benfica on penalties to win the Europa League in Turin, their third triumph in the competition in nine seasons.

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