World Cup digest moves separately.
LE CASTELLET, France — Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas posts the top two times during the opening practice for the French Grand Prix. Red Bulls' Daniel Ricciardo has the third best effort, followed by Ferrari pair Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel. By Joseph Wilson. SENT: 380 words, photos. Will be updated with second practice.
TEN--GERRY WEBER OPEN
HALLE, Germany — Roger Federer plays Matthew Ebden in the quarterfinals. UPCOMING: 250 words, photos by 1800 GMT.
LONDON — Top-seeded Marin Cilic eases into the semifinals after beating 2010 champion Sam Querrey. Novak Djokovic is also in action. SENT: 80 words, photos. Will be updated.
BIRMINGHAM, England — The quarterfinals feature Petra Kvitova and Elina Svitolina. Developing.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Sri Lanka's captain, coach, and manager have admitted to breaching the "spirit of cricket" by refusing to play the West Indies for two hours during the second test in St. Lucia. Captain Dinesh Chandimal is also appealing his one-match ban for ball-tampering. SENT: 220 words.
GLF--BMW INTERNATIONAL OPEN
PULHEIM, Germany — Overnight leader Sebastien Gros was ahead of Jorge Campillo, Scott Jamieson, Aaron Rai and Henric Sturehed by one shot going into the second day of the BMW International Open. UPCOMING: 250 words, photos by 1800 GMT.
Though they have already won the three-test series, the All Blacks will find themselves under extraordinary pressure in the final test against France at Dunedin on Saturday. The All Blacks' selections, tactics and performance are beginning to look increasingly haphazard. By Steve McMorran. SENT: 610 words, photo.
— RGU--IRELAND-SCHMIDT FUTURE — Schmidt in no rush to decide on future in job. SENT: 220 words, photos.
— RGU--FIJI-TONGA — Radradra rested by Fiji for Tonga test. SENT: 180 words.
— CRI--INDIA — Kohli says he's fit to lead India on England tour. SENT: 250 words, photos.
— BBA--MARINERS-ICHIRO'S DISGUISE — Ichi-who? Suzuki sits on M's bench in fake mustache disguise. By Ben Walker. SENT: 490 words, photos.
— BBO--BASEBALL CAPSULES — Yankees finish off sweep of Mariners with 4-3 victory. SENT: 1490 words, photos.
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