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Blatter wins fifth FIFA term as challenger concedes

ZURICH - Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term on Friday after his only challenger conceded defeat in an election overshadowed by allegations of rampant corruption in world football. | Video

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Timely eagle earns Pressel one-shot lead

- Morgan Pressel, benefiting from a swing change made earlier this year, spectacularly eagled her final hole to seize a one-shot lead in the opening round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Galloway, New Jersey on Friday.

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Ticket sales for World Cup hit two million mark

LONDON - Ticket sales for the rugby World Cup based in England and Wales this September and October have passed the two million mark, organisers said on Friday.

29 May 2015

Clubs and families remember Heysel victims 30 years on

BRUSSELS - Services in Brussels, Liverpool and Turin on Friday commemorated the 39 people, mostly Italians, who were crushed and trampled to death after fighting between rival fans before the European Cup final at the Heysel Stadium 30 years ago.

29 May 2015

Platini puts FIFA politics aside to remember Heysel deaths

ZURICH - Michel Platini set FIFA politics aside for a while on Friday, the 30th anniversary of the Heysel Stadium disaster when 39 mostly Italian fans lost their lives at the 1985 European Cup final.

29 May 2015

Suarez fit for King's Cup final, says Luis Enrique

BARCELONA - Luis Suarez is fit to face Athletic Bilbao as Barcelona bid to pick up their second trophy of a potential treble in Saturday's King´s Cup final, coach Luis Enrique said on Friday.

29 May 2015

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