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Bayern frontline needs improvement despite win over City

- Bayern Munich's last-minute victory over Manchester City may have left fans delighted with a winning Champions League Group E start but highlighted their need to improve their finishing after missing a string of clear chances.

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Pique header gives Barca drab 1-0 win over APOEL

BARCELONA - An under-strength Barcelona got their Champions League campaign off to a solid if unspectacular start when Gerard Pique's header secured a laboured 1-0 win at home to APOEL in their Group F opener on Wednesday.

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OCA president backing baseball's 2020 return

INCHEON South Korea - The president of the Olympic Council of Asia has thrown his support behind baseball's bid to return to the programme at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

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Middle East ready to host Olympics, says OCA chief

INCHEON South Korea - Doha and Dubai are capable of hosting the Middle East's first Olympic Games and the region would simply have to trust itself to deliver a great event in the face of doubt and criticism, the president of the Olympic Council of Asia has told Reuters.

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Eyes on Lampard as City and Chelsea renew rivalry

- Frank Lampard could make an emotional appearance against former club Chelsea this weekend as his new employers Manchester City host Jose Mourinho's side in an early showdown between the Premier League's heavyweights.

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Medinah motivation could backfire on U.S. - Rose

LOS ANGELES - The ploy by the United States to draw extra motivation from a stinging loss to Europe at Medinah two years ago could prove to be "a double-edged sword" for them at next week's Ryder Cup in Scotland, Justin Rose told Reuters.

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Cilic wins U.S. Open

Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open.

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Williams wins 18th grand slam title

World number one Serena Williams swept past Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open final.

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