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Tour de France 2017 route revealed, and it's tough

For the first time in 25 years, all five mountain ranges of continental France will be featured in next year's Tour de France -- a route that favors defending champion Chris Froome.

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Kenyans Kirui, Kiplagat win Chicago Marathon

Abel Kirui of Kenya pulled ahead of defending champion Dickson Chumba in the final mile to win the Chicago Marathon, while Florence Kiplagat of Kenya won her second straight women's title.

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Carfrae takes second at Hawaiian Ironman

Australia's Mirinda Carfrae has finished in second place at the Hawaiian Ironman triathlon world championships and had her course record smashed by the winner.

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Turia Pitt finishes Hawaiian Ironman

Inspiring survivor Turia Pitt finished her debut Hawaiian Ironman triathlon Sunday, completing the event five years and 200 operations since suffering burns to 65 percent of her body.

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4 Paralympians ran 1,500m faster than Rio winner

Four 1,500-meter runners in the T12/13 classification at the Paralympics all bettered the Olympic gold-medal-winning time of American Matthew Centrowitz from the Rio Summer Games in August.

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Porte: Tough Tour will make me better at Olympics

In his Tour diary after stage 20, Richie Porte reflects on a tough and testing Tour de France that will make him an even better rider at next year's event and next month's Rio Olympics.

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Dumoulin injures wrist in fall, abandons Tour

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin, a favorite for gold in the Olympic time trial, abandoned the Tour de France in tears Friday after injuring his left wrist in a fall two stages from the end of the race.

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Distance great Bekele left off Ethiopia team

Kenenisa Bekele has been left off Ethiopia's team for the Olympics after missing the country's qualifying criteria for both the marathon and the 10,000 meters.

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