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World football rocked as top officials held in U.S., Swiss graft cases

ZURICH - Seven of the most powerful figures in global football faced extradition to the United States on corruption charges after their arrest on Wednesday in Switzerland, where authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups. | Video

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Norwich make Dorrans move permanent

- Norwich City have signed West Bromwich Albion's Scotland midfielder Graham Dorrans on a permanent two-year deal, the Premier League newcomers said on Wednesday.

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Olympic champ Park allowed back in pool from Monday

SEOUL - Olympic gold medallist Park Tae-hwan, serving an 18 month ban for doping, will return to action in a public pool in Seoul on Monday after parents of local school children allowed him to join a class, local media reported.

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Newcomers Bournemouth sign second goalkeeper Federici

- Premier League newcomers Bournemouth signed a second goalkeeper in two days on Wednesday, adding Australian international Adam Federici to their squad.

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Australia aim to get up West Indies 'noses' with bouncers

MELBOURNE - Caribbean pitches may no longer have the zing to excite express pacemen but Australia will still look to soften up West Indies with a barrage of bouncers in the upcoming test series, bowling coach Craig McDermott has said.

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Lightning strikes twice as Halep bows out in Paris

PARIS - Lightning struck twice for Romanian Simona Halep, last year's runner-up, as she was knocked out in a second round shock at the French Open 7-5 6-1 by Mirjana Lucic-Baroni on Wednesday.

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