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Blatter defies calls to quit as FIFA scandal widens

ZURICH - The corruption charges engulfing world football's governing body have heaped shame and humiliation on the game, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said on Thursday, although he flatly rejected calls to resign over the widening scandal.

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Ronchi set for NZ test debut amid Watling injury concern

LEEDS, England - Luke Ronchi is in line to make his test debut against England at Headingley on Friday with regular wicketkeeper BJ Watling causing concerns that his knee injury will not stand up to playing in the match.

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Misfiring McIlroy faces missing cut for second week running

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland - World number one Rory McIlroy faces missing the cut for a second week in succession after posting a nine-over-par 80 in the opening round at his home Irish Open on Thursday.

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FIA seeks new Formula One team from 2016

LONDON - Formula One's governing body launched a tender on Thursday for a potential new team that could join the starting grid as early as next season.

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Bowditch charges two ahead at Byron Nelson

- Steven Bowditch took advantage of a rain-softened layout to move two shots clear at the AT&T Byron Nelson where Masters champion Jordan Spieth struggled on the greens after teeing off later in Thursday's opening round.

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Skelton, Latu suspensions upheld in blow for Waratahs

MELBOURNE - The New South Wales Waratahs' hopes of defending their Super Rugby title suffered a blow with appeals against the suspensions of forwards Will Skelton and Tolu Latu dismissed.

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