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Olympic gold-medal sailor tells of gunpoint robbery in Rio

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Rio De Janeiro, May 24 (AP) - Spain's Olympic gold-medal winning sailor Fernando Echavarri said he was fortunate to have escaped with his life after being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro as he and two fellow Spaniards walked to breakfast.

"We were a bit naive, a bit too daring and we are lucky to have survived," Echavarri told The Associated Press as he trained on Monday at Rio's Olympic sailing venue. "We were too confident, and being confident in Rio is not a good thing."

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Cup title gives Barcelona its 27th trophy in last decade

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Madrid, May 24 (AP) - Only by Barcelona's incredibly high standards can winning back-to-back doubles seem like a disappointment.

The team led by Lionel Messi added the Copa del Rey to its Spanish league title on Sunday, but fell short of repeating its treble from last season. The ultimate goal...
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Barcelona beats Sevilla in extra time to win Copa del Rey

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Madrid, May 23 (AP) - Barcelona finished its season on a high by capturing the Copa del Rey title to add to its Spanish league trophy won just a week ago.

Jordi Alba scored seven minutes into extra time and Neymar sealed the victory late to give Barcelona a 2-0 win over Sevilla for its second...
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