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UEFA head Platini to announce FIFA presidency bid

ZURICH - Michel Platini, the head of European soccer's governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the presidency of FIFA, a source close to the former France international told Reuters on Tuesday.

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ALMATY - Kazakhstan is aspiring to host the 2022 Winter Olympics but many in the Central Asian nation view the bid as yet another vanity project of long-ruling President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

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Nevill gets nod ahead of Haddin for third test

BIRMINGHAM, England - Peter Nevill has got the nod ahead of Brad Haddin as Australia's wicketkeeper for the third Ashes test against England at Edgbaston starting on Wednesday.

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Putting touch has deserted me, says Poulter

WOBURN, England - Less than three years after his magical putter inspired a 'miracle' Ryder Cup victory for Europe, Ian Poulter says his touch on the greens has temporarily deserted him.

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IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

KUALA LUMPUR - The International Olympic Committee remains confident the United States will deliver a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games despite Boston's withdrawal from the race on Monday.

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South Africa’s first post-isolation captain Rice dies

CAPE TOWN - South Africa's first captain of the post-isolation era Clive Rice died on Tuesday after battling a brain tumour, local media reported.

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