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Fabio Jakobsen’s late surge earns stage win, Wout Van Aert claims yellow jersey at Tour de France

The Dutch rider, who two years ago was in a coma following a bike crash, earns his first Tour stage win, while van Aert used a time bonus to move into first place after two days.


Ross Chastain doesn’t have many friends on NASCAR’s starting grid but he has two wins, and he’s gunning for more

Chastain can become the first three-race winner this year with a victory Sunday at Road America in Wisconsin.


Iga Swiatek’s 37-match win streak ends in the third round at Wimbledon

Alize Cornet, ranked 37th, crushed the top-ranked Swiatek, 6-4, 6-2.


Wild card Tim van Rijthoven continues run at Wimbledon, will face top seed Novak Djokovic in fourth round

The 104th-ranked van Rijthoven beat Nikoloz Basilashvili to become the first wild-card entry since 2015 to reach the round of 16.

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Yves Lampaert opens Tour de France with surprise Stage 1 victory in the rain

The Belgian cyclist earned his first stage win at the Tour, clocking 15 minutes, 17 seconds in the 8-mile time trial around Copenhagen.

Brittney Griner tells Russian court she understands her charges, but won’t comment further

The initial session of the trial, which was adjourned until July 7, offered the most extensive public interaction between Griner and reporters since Griner was arrested.

Ex-Georgetown coach Gordon Ernst gets 2 1/2 years in bribe scandal

The sentence for former Georgetown University tennis coach Gordon Ernst is by far the toughest punishment handed down so far in the sprawling college admissions bribery scandal.

Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, Giffords

President Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles, and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the US Senate.