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BERLIN - World champions Germany are in the unusual position of having to win their upcoming two Euro 2016 qualifiers if they are to remain on track for the tournament in France next year.

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Composed Murray swats aside Kyrgios at US Open

NEW YORK - Third-seeded Briton Andy Murray put on a composed display to overcome the mercurial Nick Kyrgios 7-5 6-3 4-6 6-1 under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights to reach the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday.

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Cahill to captain Australia in Jedinak absence

- Veteran forward Tim Cahill will replace injured midfielder Mile Jedinak as Australia captain for Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh in Perth.

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Newcastle's new boys will take time to gel, says Wijnaldum

- Newcastle United's new boys will take time to gel but the side will be a force going forward in the Premier League, summer recruit Georginio Wijnaldum has said.

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India coach calls on bosses to tackle TV companies' demands

NEW DELHI - India football coach Stephen Constantine has told his bosses to stand up to the dominating television companies if they ever want local football to flourish in the floundering South Asian nation.

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Ebola, fire threaten to derail Commonwealth Youth Games

AUCKLAND - The Commonwealth Games Federation's desire to develop competition for younger athletes survived one blow but suffered another within minutes at the organisation's general assembly on Wednesday.

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