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    WIMBLEDON, England _ Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play each other in the Wimbledon semifinals, their first matchup at the All England Club since their epic 2008 final. Defending champion Novak Djokovic faces Roberto Bautista Agut in Friday's first semifinal. By Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich. Singles play begins at 8 a.m. EDT, 1200 GMT. UPCOMING: 850 words, photos.


    _ TEN--Wimbledon-Women. A lookahead to Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep in the Wimbledon final. By Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich. SENT: 700 words, photos.

    _ TEN--Wimbledon-The Queue Tradition. A look at "The Queue," the tradition of fans waiting in line to get into see matches at Wimbledon. By Mattias Karen. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

    _ TEN--Wimbledon-The Latest. Real-time updates throughout the day.

    _ TEN--Wimbledon-Notebook. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

    _ TEN--Wimbledon Glance. UPCOMING: 300 words, photo.


    BARCELONA, Spain _ France forward Antoine Griezmann will join Barcelona after it paid his buyout clause to free him from rival Atletico Madrid, the Spanish champions said on Friday. By Joseph Wilson. SENT: 420 words, photos.


    LONDON _ England captain Eoin Morgan keeps a diary and it serves as a reminder of the four-year journey his team has made from one-day no-hoper to being one victory from winning the Cricket World Cup. The catalyst for the change? New Zealand, the team England plays in Sunday’s final at Lord’s. By Steve Douglas. UPCOMING: 700 words by 1600 GMT, photos.


    LONDON _ Martin Guptill is in a scoring rut, his worst in nine years. Yet he's helped New Zealand reach the Cricket World Cup final by still being a star _ in the field. By Foster Niumata. SENT: 900 words, photos.


    CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE, France - Tour de France rookie Giulio Ciccone defends the yellow jersey he conquered on the brutal slope of the Planche des Belles Filles during Friday’s Stage 7, the longest this year at 230 kilometers. By Samuel Pétrequin. UPCOMING: 600 words by 1700 GMT, photos.


    _ CYC--Tour de France-Taste of the Tour _ AP’s daily look at culture and gastronomy at the Tour de France. By John Leicester. UPCOMING: 600 words by 1700 GMT.


    SILVERSTONE, England _ Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly was fastest in first practice for the British Grand Prix as Romain Grosjean crashed his Haas in the pit lane. SENT: 120 words, photos. Will be updated.


    GENEVA _ The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld Skenderbeu's 10-year ban from UEFA competitions for widespread fixing of domestic and European matches. By Graham Dunbar. SENT: 540 words, photo.


    ZURICH _ The United States has extended its lead in the FIFA rankings by retaining the World Cup. SENT: 150 words, photos.


    SYDNEY _ New South Wales Waratahs flyhalf Bernard Foley will leave Super Rugby to "pursue overseas opportunities" and is expected to sign with a Japanese club. SENT: 450 words.


    WELLINGTON, New Zealand _ Flanker Sam Cane will captain the All Blacks in their opening Rugby Championship test against Argentina next week in the absence of Kieran Read and Sam Whitelock who are being rested. SENT: 150 words.

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