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Isner downs Aussie battler to reach Atlanta semi-finals

- Top seed John Isner has forged ahead into the semi-finals at the Atlanta Open after disposing of Australian eighth seed Marinko Matosevic in straight sets on Friday.

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All Blacks seal important signatures for post-World Cup

WELLINGTON - Flyhalf Beauden Barrett and scrumhalves Aaron Smith and TJ Perenara are the latest All Blacks to commit to New Zealand rugby until after next year's World Cup, New Zealand Rugby Union said on Saturday.

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Whirlwind Wright helps Sussex to world record run chase

LONDON - England limited-overs international Luke Wright smashed 153 not out in 66 balls as Sussex achieved a world record Twenty20 run chase by reaching a target of 226 against Essex at Chelmsford on Friday.

25 Jul 2014

Co-owner hopes attacking style will end West Ham tears

LONDON - West Ham United's lacklustre performances were so difficult to watch last season that David Sullivan sometimes had tears in his eyes, said the club's co-owner.

25 Jul 2014

Roswell is golden girl but Kenny settles for silver again

GLASGOW - Joanna Roswell added a first Commonwealth Games title to Olympic team gold with a dominant ride in the 3,000m individual pursuit on Friday but England colleague Jason Kenny had to settle for silver.

25 Jul 2014

DeLaet well placed to end Canadian title drought

- Canada's Graham DeLaet has his sights set on ending one of golf's oldest title droughts, and was in "a great position" just two shots behind leaders Jim Furyk and Tim Petrovic after the Canadian Open second round in Montreal.

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Brazil keeper Julio Cesar back at Queens Park Rangers

TORONTO - Brazil World Cup goalkeeper Julio Cesar has ended his loan spell with Toronto and returned to promoted English Premier League team Queens Park Rangers.

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Sunderland sign Dutch defender Van Aanholt from Chelsea

LONDON - Sunderland have signed Netherlands defender Patrick van Aanholt from Chelsea.

Factbox - New Chelsea signing Didier Drogba

LONDON - Factbox on Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba who re-signed for Chelsea on a one-year deal on Friday:

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Best of Tour de France

Cyclists chase the yellow jersey in the race across France.

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McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy wins the British Open.

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