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Djokovic, Federer favoured for grand slam sequel

NEW YORK - Top seed Novak Djokovic and number two Roger Federer are favoured to wage another title showdown in the last grand slam of 2014, although some emerging young guns have other ideas for the U.S. Open starting on Monday.

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Van Pelt leads Barclays' logjam, McIlroy struggles

PARAMUS New Jersey - Bo Van Pelt chipped in for eagle at the par-five 17th hole for a 65 that pushed him past a crowd of eight players and into the first-round lead at The Barclays on a Thursday when Rory McIlroy played poorly.

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QPR sign Chile international Vargas

- Promoted Queens Park Rangers have bolstered their attack with the signing of Chile forward Eduardo Vargas on a season-long loan from Napoli, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.

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From disqualification to contention for Tringale

PARAMUS New Jersey - A week after disqualifying himself for a scoring decision at the PGA Championship, Cameron Tringale turned the page and fired an opening 66 on Thursday to put himself near the top of the leader board at The Barclays.

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Becker surprised by criticism of appointment by Djokovic

- Boris Becker says he was surprised by the level of criticism when world number one Novak Djokovic took him on as his coach last year.

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Canadian shot putter finally gets Beijing bronze

Canadian Dylan Armstrong will be awarded the shot put bronze from the 2008 Beijing Olympics as a result of a lifetime doping ban handed to Andrei Mikhnevich of Belarus, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Thursday

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Young Olympians

Teenaged athletes compete in the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in China.


Best of Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali wins the Tour de France.

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