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Pietersen joins Melbourne Stars in Big Bash League

MELBOURNE - Axed England batsman Kevin Pietersen joined the Melbourne Stars on Monday to be the highest-profile signing of the new season of Australia's Big Bash League.

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Atletico to sign France winger Griezmann

- Spanish champions Atletico Madrid are set to sign France World Cup winger Antoine Griezmann from Real Sociedad provided he passes a medical examination, the club announced on Monday.

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Swede Antonsson rejoins Copenhagen in time for Champions League clash

COPENHAGEN - Sweden international defender Mikael Antonsson has rejoined FC Copenhagen and could feature for the Danes in their Champions League qualifier against Ukrainian side Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in Kiev on Wednesday, the club said in a statement.

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Experience the key for next South Korea coach- KFA

SEOUL - Experience is the top priority for choosing the next coach of South Korea's national football team, the new head of the KFA's technical committee said on Monday.

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Nibali's journey from Sicily ends in yellow in Paris

PARIS - Thirteen years ago, Vincenzo Nibali packed his bags and left his home in Sicily to start the journey that led him to a triumphant ride on the Champs Elysees on Sunday as Tour de France champion.

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Australia hog pool podium with 10 medals

GLASGOW - James Magnussen led an Australian sweep of the medals in the 100m freestyle as his nation continued its dominance of the swimming pool at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

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Sabbatical pays off as Carter returns to New Zealand squad

WELLINGTON - Dan Carter's sabbatical from rugby had achieved its purpose and the next step is to watch his performance at test level after he was named in New Zealand's Rugby Championship squad on Monday, coach Steve Hansen has said.


Liverpool pull out of Remy deal after failed medical - reports

LONDON - Liverpool have pulled out of signing France international striker Loic Remy from promoted Queens Park Rangers, according to media reports in England and the United States where Liverpool are on tour.


Argentina World Cup defender Basanta on way to Fiorentina

BUENOS AIRES - Fiorentina have agreed to sign defender Jose Basanta, who was part of the Argentina squad that reached the World Cup final, from Mexican club Monterrey, the Italian club said on Sunday.


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Rory McIlroy wins the British Open.

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