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No slip-ups allowed for Germany as Poland await

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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Durban confirmed as 2022 Commonwealth Games host

AUCKLAND - The South African city of Durban was selected as the host for the 2022 Commonwealth Games at the Federation's general assembly in New Zealand on Wednesday.

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Sri Lanka spinner Kaushal reported for illegal action

COLOMBO - Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported for a suspect bowling action during the third test against India, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday.

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Sports minister Mutko named head of debt-ridden Russian FA

MOSCOW - Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko will have to address the severe cash crunch plaguing the country's football association (RFU) after he was unanimously elected its president on Wednesday.

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Martin elected president of Commonwealth Games Federation

AUCKLAND - British sports administrator Louise Martin was elected as the Commonwealth Games Federation's first female President on Wednesday after promising to boost the commercial returns and attract top-class athletes back to the Commonwealth Games.

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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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