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LONDON - Diego Costa will play for Chelsea against Premier League champions Manchester City this weekend despite not being 100 percent fit, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday.

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Davis Cup final to be played in Lille - French federation

PARIS - This year's Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland from Nov. 21-23 will be played in Lille, the French tennis federation (FFT) said on Friday.

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Partizan blast fans for anti-semitic banner

BELGRADE - Serbian first division side Partizan Belgrade have condemned their fans who displayed an anti-semitic banner during the Europa League match against Tottenham Hotspur and asked the Balkan nation's government to identify the offenders.

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Pepe out of Real Madrid's La Liga game at Deportivo

MADRID - Real Madrid centre back Pepe will miss Saturday's La Liga match at Deportivo La Coruna due to a muscle problem, though right back Dani Carvajal is fit again after a thigh injury, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday.

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FIFA ethics judge promises secrecy in World Cup probe

ZURICH - FIFA ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, responsible for deciding whether there was corruption in the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, said only four people have seen the report following an investigation into the decisions.

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Radio ban delayed to ensure fairness for all, says FIA

SINGAPORE - Formula One has back-tracked on a planned clampdown on radio and pitboard messages for reasons of fairness but remains determined to end driver 'coaching' during races, the world governing body said on Friday.

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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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