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DORTMUND Germany - Borussia Dortmund comfortably beat Arsenal 2-0 to launch their Champions League Group D campaign with a dominant performance that saw them overwhelm their error-prone opponents on Tuesday.

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World Cup 2022 the ultimate goal for reborn Afghanistan

LONDON - The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been beset by controversy, but for the visionaries bringing football back to life in Afghanistan it represents a shining, magical light at the end of a very long and dark tunnel.

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Mann-Rea the answer to Australia's hooker shortage

SYDNEY - Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie included uncapped forward Josh Mann-Rea, rated by some as Australia's ninth best hooker, in his squad for the last two Rugby Championship tests against South Africa and Argentina on Wednesday.

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Holders Real back on song with 5-1 rout of Basel

MADRID - Holders Real Madrid chased away some of their early-season blues when Gareth Bale scored the pick of the goals as the record 10-times winners routed FC Basel 5-1 in their Champions League Group B opener on Tuesday.

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Nearly half the tickets for Rio 2016 to be under $30

RIO DE JANEIRO - Almost half of all tickets for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be sold for $30 (18 pounds) or less in a bid to make the Games "as affordable as possible," the organising committee said on Tuesday.

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Olympiakos stun Atletico Madrid in Athens

ATHENS - Olympiakos Piraeus secured a surprise 3-2 victory over last year’s Champions League runners-up Atletico Madrid to make a dream start to their Group A campaign on Tuesday.

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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.


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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