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FIFA reform committee says work continues despite bans

ZURICH - A FIFA advisory panel is pressing ahead to draft reforms of the scandal-shaken world football body despite the suspension of President Sepp Blatter and other senior officials amid corruption investigations, the panel's head said.

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Ireland up for physical battle, know French ready for high ball

CARDIFF - Ireland are ready to repeat the body-on-the-line defence that has helped them to four wins in a row over France and they will not be deterred from relying on their successful kick and chase game in their World Cup Pool D decider on Sunday.

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Spieth on fire, US stay ahead in Presidents Cup

INCHEON, South Korea - It was a day of great escapes and blown opportunities for the Internationals on day three of the Presidents Cup, while Jordan Spieth delivered a birdie blitz to help keep the United States a point in front with just Sunday's singles matches to come.

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Rowntree, Farrell hit with tunnel ban for England dead rubber

LONDON - Referee Chris Pollock can expect the full wrath of an angry crowd if he gives any contentious decisions against the Rugby World Cup hosts on Saturday, but at least he will be spared the thoughts of England's assistant coaches.

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Australia and Wales eye more than just bragging rights

LONDON - Pool A bragging rights weren't the only prize at stake as Australia and Wales rocked up at Twickenham on Saturday for a mouthwatering Rugby World Cup group decider spiced up by the chance to claim an easier draw for the knockout rounds.

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Blatter's ex defends suspended football boss

ZURICH - Sepp Blatter's ex-wife has defended the powerful football boss who was suspended as FIFA president this week amid a corruption probe.

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