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ZURICH - Six football officials, including some high-ranking members of world governing-body FIFA, were arrested by Swiss police on Wednesday and detained pending extradition to the United States.

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PARIS - Twice former champion Serena Williams made a low-key start to her French Open campaign with a 6-2 6-3 victory over Czech qualifier Andrea Hlavackova on Tuesday.

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All Blacks retain Savea, Retallick through 2019 World Cup

WELLINGTON - Reigning World Rugby Player of the Year Brodie Retallick and free-scoring winger Julian Savea have committed to playing in New Zealand until after the 2019 World Cup, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) announced on Wednesday.

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Thais target football gold, Indos just want to play

SINGAPORE - At the Southeast Asian Games, the men's football gold medal carries more weight than any of the other 400 on offer in a region where football bragging rights are the most priceless of commodities.

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