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FIFA's Blatter faces division and suspicion as fifth term begins

ZURICH - FIFA President Sepp Blatter began his fifth term at the helm of football's governing body on Saturday facing the daunting task of restoring public faith in an organisation tainted by allegations of corruption and deeply divided over his re-election.

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SYDNEY - Wallabies backrower Sam Carter will be sidelined for up to three months after injuring his knee while playing Super rugby for the ACT Brumbies.

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Cornet and Monfils raise French hopes in Paris

PARIS - Just after lunch Alize Cornet collapsed on her back in joy and several hours later as dusk arrived Gael Monfils danced a jig of delight as home hopes soared at the French Open on Friday.

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Rookie Curran in tie for lead at weather-hit Byron Nelson

- PGA Tour rookie Jon Curran capitalized on a fast start and some pinpoint iron shots to surge into a three-way tie for the lead in the weather-disrupted second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Irving, Texas on Friday.

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Indonesian jumper Londa eyeing Olympic mark

SINGAPORE - While the tourists bask on Bali's famed beaches, Indonesian long jumper Maria Natalia Londa ploughs through her training sessions on the white sand hoping the hard work will take her to another picturesque seaside spot.

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The show goes on in Canada despite FIFA crisis

HAMILTON, Ontario - Despite the storm raging in world football, the show must go on and Canada and England met in a women's friendly in front of a passionate sellout crowd on Friday that offered hope the game can survive its latest crisis.

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