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Pussy Riot Upstages Putin with Protest that Halts World Cup

Pussy Riot Upstages Putin with Protest that Halts World Cup

By James Ellingworth | Jul 15
Protest group Pussy Riot, long a thorn in Putin's side, claimed responsibility for four people who brought the World Cup final to a brief halt by running onto the field dressed in police uniforms as the Russian president and a global audience watched.

France Wins 2nd World Cup Title, Beats Croatia 4-2

France Wins 2nd World Cup Title, Beats Croatia 4-2

By Graham Dunbar | Jul 15
Sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are.

No Doubt: Djokovic Wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 Years

No Doubt: Djokovic Wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 Years

By Howard Fendrich | Jul 15
Novak Djokovic acknowledged that he was worried. His coach was, too.

US English WCup Viewers Drop 35 Percent Through Quarters

US English WCup Viewers Drop 35 Percent Through Quarters

Jul 11
World Cup English-language ratings in the United States remained down from 2014 through the quarterfinals, but improved from earlier in the tournament.

Tourists Can Now Experience the Ancient Sport of Falconry

Tourists Can Now Experience the Ancient Sport of Falconry

By Lisa Rathke | Jul 11
Falconry is now being offered as an activity for tourists at hotels, vineyards and other sites around the U.S., from Vermont to Colorado to California.

Ronaldo Leaving Real Madrid to Join Italian Club Juventus

Ronaldo Leaving Real Madrid to Join Italian Club Juventus

By Daniella Matar | Jul 10
Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus in a move expected to benefit the Portugal forward's tax return.

Van Uytvanck Hoping Wimbledon Run has Positive Impact

Van Uytvanck Hoping Wimbledon Run has Positive Impact

By Sam Johnston | Jul 10
Alison Van Uytvanck is hoping her run to the second week of Wimbledon can give young gay people more confidence.

Vested Interest: Southgate Leads England in Sartorial Style

Vested Interest: Southgate Leads England in Sartorial Style

By Ronald Blum | Jul 10
Gareth Southgate may do for the vest what Britain's future King Edward VII did for the tuxedo.

Survivors: Ohio State Doc Groped Men for Years

Survivors: Ohio State Doc Groped Men for Years

Jul 7
Some of the men who say they were molested by a now-dead team doctor decades ago at Ohio State University describe him as a locker-room voyeur who groped athletes and wasn't stopped by administrators even after students complained.

Russians Advised to Shower in Pairs Because of World Cup

Russians Advised to Shower in Pairs Because of World Cup

Jul 5
Residents of the World Cup host city of Samara are being urged to take showers in pairs because the influx of fans is putting strain on water supplies.

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