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Rooney will remain England captain, Allardyce says

LONDON Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will stay on as England skipper under new manager Sam Allardyce.

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Hamilton says Alonso retirement is a real possibility

BARCELONA Fernando Alonso's imminent retirement from Formula One is a real possibility, world champion Lewis Hamilton said, adding that he hoped the Spaniard would decide to carry on.

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Court releases jailed IOC executive, bans him from leaving Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO A Rio de Janeiro court on Monday ordered the release of the jailed former top European member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Patrick Hickey, pending further investigation into charges that he took part in a ring to illegally sell tickets.

UK 29 Aug 2016

Pumas lock Lavanini out for season with ligament injury

BUENOS AIRES Argentina lock Tomas Lavanini will require surgery on a damaged knee ligament and will be out of action until next year, missing the remainder of the Rugby Championship and the Pumas’ tour of Europe in November.

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Relaxed Serena set to open quest for more history

Twelve months after her bid for the coveted calendar-year grand slam ended with a shock defeat to Roberta Vinci of Italy in the U.S. Open semi-finals, the world number one is back, chasing another piece of history.

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Miracle needed to reach Open final, says Muguruza

NEW YORK Third-seeded Spaniard Garbine Muguruza, a grand slam winner who has taken down world number one Serena Williams, would be judged by most standards as a serious threat to grab the U.S. Open title.

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