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WASHINGTON - Global sporting bodies have called for a thorough probe of the latest doping allegations that have plunged athletics into crisis just weeks before track and field's showpiece event, another black eye for sport after the FIFA corruption scandal.

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Ominous pre-season a worry for USG's title rivals

PARIS - There are ominous signs that Paris St Germain will begin the Ligue 1 season at full throttle, which is worrying for their rivals hoping to prevent a fourth consecutive title for the mega-rich capital club.

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China's Qiu equals Louganis record

KAZAN, Russia, Aug 2 - Qiu Bo equalled the great Greg Louganis’s feat of three world titles on Sunday as China finished with 10 medals to underline their domination of the diving competition at the world championships.

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Gomez wins in Rio amid concern over roads

RIO DE JANEIRO - Javier Gomez guaranteed Spain a place in next year's Olympic triathlon by winning the ITU Olympic Qualification Event in Rio on Sunday as uneven road conditions caused problems for the athletes.

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Isner beats ailing Baghdatis to win Atlanta title again

- Top seed John Isner cruised to his third consecutive Atlanta Open title when he beat hobbled Marcos Baghdatis in straight sets in the final on Sunday.

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Horse racing-American Pharoah wins again, takes the Haskell

- Triple Crown winner American Pharoah made a triumphant return to the track by winning the $1.75 million William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey on Sunday.

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