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Tottenham's Vorm gets Pochettino backing after Cup howler

LONDON - Tottenham Hotspur's Michel Vorm is set to retain his place in goal for their Capital One Cup semi-final second leg with Sheffield United on Wednesday despite his howler in their FA Cup exit on Saturday.

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Stray bullets raise security concerns in Olympic host city Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO - Sixteen people have been hit, and four killed, by stray bullets so far in January in Rio de Janeiro, according to the police, intensifying security concerns ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Kyrgios and tricky wind cannot stop Murray march

MELBOURNE - Testing wind conditions could not blunt Andy Murray's clinical win over local hope Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open on Tuesday as the Briton set up a semi-final with Tomas Berdych with a 6-3 7-6 (5) 6-3 victory.

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Williams sisters look to turn back clock in quarters

MELBOURNE - Serena and Venus Williams will be looking to turn back the clock almost six years when they play their quarter-finals at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

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Analysis - Van Praag could split vote as Africa backs Blatter

LONDON - Dutchman Michael Van Praag could split the anti-Sepp Blatter vote in this year's FIFA presidential election with Africa set to back the incumbent Swiss all the way to a fifth term of office.

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Spinner Narine withdraws from Windies World Cup squad

- Off-spinner Sunil Narine has withdrawn from the West Indies World Cup squad while he continues to work on his controversial bowling action, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Tuesday.

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Road to the Super Bowl

The Patriots will meet the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.

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Dakar Rally 2015

Highlights of the Dakar Rally.

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