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    SOC--WWCUP-DAY 12 PREVIEW

    PARIS _ A draw is all it would take for Brazil to advance in the Women's World Cup. By Jenna Fryer. SENT: 875 words, photos.

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    _SOC--WWCUP-NIGERIA-FRANCE _ France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria. SENT: 285 words, photos.

    _WWCUP-SOUTH AFRICA-GERMANY _ Germany won its Women's World Cup group for the fifth consecutive time and avoided an immediate matchup with the United States by routing South Africa 4-0. By Joseph Wilson. SENT: 700 words, photos.

    _WWCUP-SOUTH KOREA-NORWAY _ Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women's World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory. SENT: 112 words, photos.

    _WWCUP-SPAIN-CHINA _ Spain and China played to a scoreless draw Monday that advanced both squads to the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup. By Anne M. Peterson. SENT: 340 words, photos.

    _WWCUP-AUSTRALIA-REBOUNDS _ Australia and Sam Kerr quiet the haters at the World Cup. By Ann M. Peterson. SENT: 465 words, photo.

    NEW/DEVELOPING:

    CRI--CWC-WEST INDIES-BANGLADESH

    TAUNTON, England _ Bangladesh achieves second-highest run chase in Cricket World Cup history and pushes the West Indies close to elimination in a surprisingly comfortable seven-wicket victory. SENT: 795 words, photos.

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    _CRI--CWC-SHAKIB’S SHOW _ Shakib Al Hasan using Cricket World Cup stage to show why he’s been one of the best allrounders for more than a decade. SENT: 580 words, photos.

    _CRI--CWC-ENGLAND-AFHANISTAN PREVIEW _ Playing against top-ranked England on home soil isn't any more daunting for Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib than any other game at the Cricket World Cup. By John Pye. SENT: 695 words, photos.

    SOCCER:

    SOC--CHELSEA’S CHALLENGE

    Chelsea has mastered the art of thriving amid adversity more than any other English club but this offseason could be more challenging than usual. By Steve Douglas. SENT: 1,150 words, photo.

    SOC--COPA AMERICA-JAPAN-CHILE SAO PAULO _ Two-time defending champion Chile opens its Copa America campaign against guest Japan. By Tales Azzoni. UPCOMING: 500 words by 0200 GMT, photos.

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    _SOC--COPA AMERICA-BRAZIL-VENEZUELA _ Coutinho in key role as host Brazil faces Venezuela in Copa America. By Mauricio Savarese. SENT: 490 words, photos.

    _SOC--COPA AMERICA-MARADONA _ Diego Maradona criticizes Argentina after its opening loss to Colombia in the Copa America. SENT: 165 words, photo.

    _SOC--COPA AMERICA-VECINO _ Uruguay midfielder Vecino to miss rest of Copa America with right thigh injury. SENT: 170 words, photo.

    SOC--FIFA-RACISM

    FIFA is conducting racism risk assessments for all 2022 World Cup qualifiers and sending observers to matches where there is a high prospect of discriminatory incidents. By Rob Harris. SENT: 360 words, photos.

    SOC--ROMA-TOTTI LEAVES

    ROME _ Former Roma captain Francesco Totti says he is leaving his position within the club's management because his views are not taken into consideration. By Andrew Dampf. SENT: 685 words, photos.

    GOLF:

    GLF--ON GOLF: GARY WOODLAND

    PEBBLE BEACH, California _ Analysis: A major competitor, Gary Woodland channels his inner athlete into US Open champion. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 960 words, photos.

    TENNIS:

    TEN--BIRMINGHAM

    BIRMINGHAM, England _ Konta makes seamless transition from clay to grass, beats Anett Kontaveit 6-4, 6-2 at the Nature Valley Classic in first match since the French Open semifinals. SENT: 225 words.

    TEN--HALLE OPEN

    HALLE, Germany _ Konta makes seamless transition from clay to grass, beats Anett Kontaveit 6-4, 6-2 at the Nature Valley Classic in first match since the French Open semifinals. SENT 170 words, photos.

    TEN--QUEEN’S CLUB

    LONDON _ Marin Cilic begins defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin. SENT: 150 words, photos.

    BASKETBALL:

    BKN--RAPTORS PARADE _ Toronto police say four people were shot and wounded at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested "with firearms." By Rob Gillies and Ian Harrison. SENT: 830 words, photos. Will be updated.

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