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Liverpool face challenge to revive fluent form

- Without the departed Luis Suarez and injured Daniel Sturridge, Liverpool returned to the Champions League with a win but face a challenge to recover the free-scoring form that put them back among the European elite.

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Europe will embrace favourites tag, says captain McGinley

LONDON - Europe Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley says his proud team will embrace being the favourites when the 40th edition gets underway at Gleneagles next week after overturning years of United States dominance.

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Ludogorets remain upbeat despite defeat at Liverpool

SOFIA - Bulgarian minnows Ludogorets left Anfield empty handed after losing 2-1 to Liverpool in their Champions League debut on Tuesday but their disappointment was offset by continuing optimism for the future.

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Rule changes mean English clubs can lure overseas stars

LONDON - English rugby union clubs will be able to attract more overseas players after the top-flight Aviva Premiership announced that teams can sign an extra player that is excluded from their salary cap from next season.

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Injured Jackson to miss Six Nations

- Scotland fly-half Ruaridh Jackson will miss the Six Nations championship as he will be out of action for more than six months after suffering a serious knee injury playing against Northampton Saints on Sunday, his club Wasps said on Wednesday.

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Australian teen Miller follows in Stoner's tracks

- Australian teenager Jack Miller will make the big step up from Moto3 to ride in MotoGP next season, the LCR Honda team run by former racer Lucio Cecchinello said on Wednesday.

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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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