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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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With British Open in the bag, Park looks for new goals

SEOUL - South Korea's Park In-bee had once hoped to win all the top tournaments in women's golf before her career came to an end. After winning the British Open on Sunday, the 27-year-old now finds herself searching for new goals.

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Merritt wins first PGA Tour title at Quicken Loans

- Troy Merritt held firm and finished with a flourish to claim his first PGA Tour title with a three-stroke win on Sunday at the Quicken Loans National at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia.

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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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