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Federer's number one hopes take a hit in Paris defeat

PARIS - Roger Federer's hopes of finishing the season as world number one took a hit when the Swiss second seed was dumped out of the Paris Masters with a 7-6(5) 7-5 defeat by Canadian Milos Raonic in the quarter-finals on Friday.

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Arsenal can still win Premier League, says Wenger

LONDON - Arsenal are still in contention for the Premier League title and it is too soon to say that leaders Chelsea can go through the season undefeated, manager Arsene Wenger told a news conference on Friday.

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Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two in U.S. practice

AUSTIN Texas - Championship leader Lewis Hamilton laid down a marker on Friday after leading title rival team mate Nico Rosberg in a familiar Mercedes one-two in first practice for the U.S. Formula One Grand Prix.

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Suspect in killing of South Africa national football captain arrested

JOHANNESBURG - A suspect in the killing of the captain and goalkeeper of South Africa's national football team has been arrested after witnesses picked him out in an identity parade, police said in a statement on Friday.

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Zidane given coaching reprieve until ban appeal resolved

MADRID - Zinedine Zidane will be able to continue coaching Real Madrid's B team until his appeal against a three-month ban for not having the correct licence is resolved, a court ruled on Friday.

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Jeptoo fails doping test - Athletics Kenya

NAIROBI - Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has failed an out-of-competition doping test, Athletics Kenya said on Friday.

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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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