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Le Tour sans Lance

Jun 30, 2006
The Tour de France begins Saturday without marquee cyclist Lance Armstrong. Alex Cohen looks at whether his absence with hurt the event's draw in the US and its TV ad revenue.
Posted In: Canada, Sports

NBA draft talk

Jun 29, 2006
The NBA held its annual draft last night. For the first time in years, it excluded high school students, and some sports critics described the draft as more of swap meet. Host Tess Vigeland talks to sports analyst Diana Nyad.
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Advantage Adidas

Jun 26, 2006
Wimbledon starts today and already there's a winner: Adidas has won a temporary legal battle to keep its signature three-stripe design on sponsored players. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada, Sports

Hooligan travel ban seems to be working

Jun 23, 2006
England plays a do-or-die World Cup match against Ecuador this weekend, but as many as 3,000 die-hard English fans won't be able to attend the match in person. Stephen Beard has the story.
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World Cup tickets hard to come by

Jun 22, 2006
You had to provide a passport or ID number to buy 2006 World Cup tickets, which are microchipped and registered to specific individuals. All to prevent counterfeit and scalping. Did it work? Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Jamie Trecker of Fox Sports.
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Watching the World Cup

Jun 22, 2006
What's it like to experience the world's biggest sporting event live? Host Tess Vigeland talks to Marketplace's Scott Jagow in Germany, where he's been enjoying the World Cup — and all its host nation has to offer.
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Sports galore

Jun 22, 2006
Business of Sports expert David Carter and host Mark Austin Thomas discuss the implications of this month's sports marketing bonanza.
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Virtual soccer training

Jun 22, 2006
Australia's soccer team can advance to the next round of the World Cup tournament today with a win over Croatia. One key to the team's success so far has been a computer. Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Science, Sports

The Rocket returns

Jun 21, 2006
Roger Clemens is expected to return to the Houston Astros pitching rotation Thursday after coming out of retirement. But at 43, is he worth his $12 million contract for half a season? Ethan Lindsey reports.
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Brazilian soccer sells

Jun 13, 2006
Six-time champion Brazil makes its debut in the 2006 World Cup today and the nation is using its prowess on the soccer field to promote trade. Paulo Prada reports from Rio de Janeiro.
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