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England bank on Bayliss to douse Australian fire

LONDON - A callow England team with a new coach take on a bullish and streetwise Australia in an intriguing Ashes series which should provide plenty of drama and aggressive cricket.

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Pakistan struggle after Shah claims five wickets

- Pakistan suffered a top order collapse to reach lunch on 45 for three after leg-spinner Yasir Shah had claimed his third five-wicket haul of the series on the second day of the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Saturday.

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Japan and U.S. set for spicy World Cup final rematch

VANCOUVER - The United States arrive at the Women's World Cup final battle-hardened and seeking revenge, while Japan enter Sunday's match determined to retain the trophy they denied the Americans four years ago.

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Guerrero on target as Peru clinch Copa third place again

CONCEPCION, Chile - Striker Paolo Guerrero scored his fourth goal of the Copa America on Friday as Peru beat Paraguay 2-0 to finish in third place for the second consecutive edition of the tournament.

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Woods slumps back into mediocrity at Greenbrier

- Tiger Woods mixed some good shots with a couple of terrible drives as he carded a one-under-par 69 in the second round of the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Friday.

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No Blatter, no problem say World Cup organisers

VANCOUVER - Players do not care who hands out trophies and the absence of embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter will not have any impact on the Women's World Cup final, organisers said on Friday.

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