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Nadal, Sharapova charge into quarters as top brass shine

MELBOURNE - Former champions Rafa Nadal and Maria Sharapova charged into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday, as the guardians of the tennis establishment crushed the grand slam dreams of upstart challengers.

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Australia talk up chances of beating UAE at Asian Cup

SYDNEY - The United Arab Emirates did Australia a great favour when they upset Japan in the quarter-finals of the Asian Cup but are not expecting charity in return.

Japan, Australia 8:06am GMT

South Korea accept they no longer Asian Cup underdogs

SYDNEY - South Korea coach Uli Stielike has been around football too long not to know all the mind games that go on. For most of the Asian Cup, his mantra has been that his team had no chance.

10:47am GMT

Iran loses protest to overturn Asian Cup loss to Iraq

SYDNEY - Iraq were cleared to take their place in Monday's Asian Cup quarter-final against South Korea after the Asian Football Confederation dismissed a protest from Iran.

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New Zealand bag series with comfortable win

- Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson fell agonisingly short of centuries but New Zealand's imposing total ensured they beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in the sixth one-day international on Sunday to take an unassailable 4-1 lead in their seven-match series.

6:30am GMT

Shock defeats for Chelsea and Manchester City in FA Cup

LONDON - Often derided and disrespected during the Premier League era, the FA Cup added another incredible chapter to its proud heritage on Saturday as Chelsea and Manchester City were humbled by supposed inferiors.

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Road to the Super Bowl

The Patriots will meet the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.

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Dakar Rally 2015

Highlights of the Dakar Rally.

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