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NEW YORK - Andy Murray fended off Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 in intense heat at Flushing Meadows on Monday to reach the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open.

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JOHANNESBURG - The world's oldest test cricketer Norman Gordon, who was the last survivor of the timeless test, passed away in Johannesburg on Tuesday at the age of 103, local media reported.

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LONDON - Manchester United dominated Europe's transfer activity as the transfer deadline window slammed shut on Monday, manager Louis van Gaal taking his summer spending spree to more than 150 million pounds.

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LONDON - Manchester United confirmed they had signed Colombian striker Radamel Falcao on a one-year loan deal from Monaco after the transfer window closed on Monday.

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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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