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Hulk suffers racial abuse in Russian league game

MOSCOW Russia - The Russian Premier League was rocked by a second instance of racial abuse in less than a week when it was confirmed that Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk was the target of monkey chants from visiting Spartak Moscow fans on Saturday.

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McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year

- Northern Irish world number one Rory McIlroy was named on Wednesday as the PGA Tour's Player of the Year for a second time after a stellar 2014 campaign highlighted by two major victories.

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Djokovic maintains perfect record, Wozniacki exits

BEIJING - Men's top seed Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect China Open record but Caroline Wozniacki's hopes of qualifying for the year-ending WTA Finals in Singapore took a hit after she crashed out on Wednesday.

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Nishikori wows sold-out Tokyo crowd

TOKYO - Japan's Kei Nishikori began his quest for a second Japan Open title with a comprehensive 6-3 6-4 win over Croatia's Ivan Dodig in front of a sell-out crowd on Wednesday.

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Drama and controversy reign at Asian Games

INCHEON South Korea - Cries of foul play took over the Asian Games on Wednesday when an Indian female boxer refused to accept her medal and Malaysia lodged a formal complaint after one of its competitors failed a drugs test.

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North Korea beat Japan to win women's football gold

INCHEON South Korea - North Korea won the Asian Games women's football gold medal for a third time on Wednesday, beating 2011 World Cup winners Japan 3-1 at Munhak Stadium.

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Best of the Asian Games

Highlights from the 17th Asian Games.

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Cilic wins U.S. Open

Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open.

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