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NEW YORK - The U.S. Open women's draw was blown wide open by a series of upsets on Friday but it was business as usual on the men's side with Roger Federer leading a parade of seeds into the third round at the year's final grand slam.

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Barcelona's Iniesta misses Villarreal clash, Neymar returns

BARCELONA - Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta, nursing a knee injury, will miss Sunday's La Liga clash with Villarreal, his club confirmed on Saturday.

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Top seeds Djokovic, Serena in action on Saturday

NEW YORK - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will be in third-round action on centre court as the U.S. Open continues on Saturday.

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No headgear can help Thai boxers to two golds in Incheon

BANGKOK - Thailand are optimistic of collecting at least two Asian Games boxing gold medals next month and believe the decision by the sport's governing body to ditch headguards will give them an edge in South Korea.

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Arruabarrena takes charge at ailing Boca Juniors

BUENOS AIRES - Boca Juniors embark on salvaging their reputation under new coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena against Argentine league leaders Velez Sarsfield on Sunday (2215 BST) having sacked Carlos Bianchi who failed to repeat his past success with the club.

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Best of Youth Olympics

Highlights from the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.


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Teenaged athletes compete in the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in China.

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