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Rome's Olympic bid buried

Rome (AFP) - Rome's ill-fated bid to host the 2024 Olympics was definitively buried on Thursday when the city council voted in favour of the new mayor's request to withdraw support for it.


Medinah miracle man Kaymer happy to let others lead

Chaska (United States) (AFP) - Germany's Martin Kaymer gets more attention for his tense six-foot putt to complete Europe's astonishing 2012 Ryder Cup fightback victory than for any tournament he has …


Rome withdraws Olympic 24 bid

Rome's 2024 Olympic bid is officially over after the city council voted against supporting a bid by the Italian capital.


Fit-again Ronaldo back in Portugal squad

Lisbon (AFP) - Cristiano Ronaldo was named in the Portugal squad Thursday after recovering from a knee injury that wrecked his Euro 2016 final and is expected to start in the World Cup qualifiers …