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Ireland's Sam Bennett, right, celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of third place Slovakia's Peter Sagan, left, during stage 10 of the Tour de France cycling race over 168.5 kilometers (104.7 miles) from Ile d'Oleron to Ile de Re, France, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)

Tour de France riders cleared of virus while Bennett wins Stage 10

Associated Press

Tour de France riders passed coronavirus tests to confirm their good health only to endure numerous crashes along the Atlantic coastline when the race resumed on Tuesday. Sprinter Sam Bennett prevailed ahead of Caleb Ewan to post his first Tour stage win, while Primoz Roglic avoided the many crashes that punctuated Stage 10 to keep the race leader's yellow jersey.

Australia's Caleb Ewan celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 198 kilometers (123 miles), with start in Nice and finish in Sisteron, southern France, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (Benoit Tessier, Pool via AP)

Ewan captures Tour de France's third stage with sprint finish

Associated Press

With about 100 meters to go, Ewan trailed five other riders before slinging himself through a narrow slice of road near the advertising barriers on the right side of the street. Then -- after more than five hours in the saddle -- Ewan darted to the left to overcome Sam Bennett and claim his fourth career stage win in the Tour by more than a wheel.

Colombia's Egan Bernal, center, rides with teammate Britain's Luke Rowe, left, during a training session outside Nice, southern France, ahead of upcoming Saturday's start of the race, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. The Tour de France sets off shrouded in uncertainty and riding in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and mounting infections in France. (AP Photo/Christophe End)

Uncertainty shrouds Tour de France racing against COVID-19

- Associated Press

Already delayed, the Tour de France sets off Saturday shrouded in uncertainty, flying in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and the imponderable question of how many of the 176 riders will avoid infection and endure three exceptionally tough weeks of racing to reach the finish in Paris.

Mexico lucha libre wrestlers struggle to survive amid virus

- Associated Press

Few of Mexico's cultural traditions have been hit as hard by the coronavirus pandemic as "lucha libre" wrestling. The death toll among wrestlers has risen dramatically and wrestling arenas are closed, throwing almost everyone out of work. One enterprising band of aspiring young wrestlers plan to offer livestreamed online exhibitions for now.

A group of men plays rugby. (pexels.com)

Police: Rugby player stabs opponent, two fans

Associated Press

Sydney rugby league officials and police say an under-20 match Sunday ended in violence with a player allegedly stabbing a competitor and two spectators.