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BEIJING - Britain's Mo Farah kicked on the final corner and stormed down the home straight to retain his 5,000 metres world title on Saturday, securing an unprecedented third successive distance double at major global championships.

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Arsenal labour to victory over 10-man Newcastle

LONDON - Arsenal laboured to their second win of the season with a highly-charged 1-0 victory against 10-man Newcastle United at St James' Park on Saturday.

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Villarreal agree to sign midfielder Suarez from Barca

MADRID - Villarreal have reached an agreement with Barcelona to sign midfielder Denis Suarez on a four-year deal, with Barca retaining the option to buy the 21-year-old back, the La Liga clubs said on Saturday.

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Pole Malachowski takes long-awaited discus gold

BEIJING - Piotr Malachowski of Poland claimed the discus gold medal at the world championships on Saturday with a throw of 67.40 metres.

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Recovering Ibrahimovic in PSG squad for Monaco game

PARIS - Zlatan Ibrahimovic could make his first Ligue 1 appearance this season in Sunday's away game against Monaco after recovering from a knee injury.

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Arzamasova holds on for 800 metres world title

BEIJING - Marina Arzamasova of Belarus outsprinted defending champion Eunice Sum down the home straight to win gold in the women's 800 metres at the world athletics championships on Saturday.

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