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Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years for Steenkamp killing

PRETORIA - A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.At the culmination of one of the most watched murder trials in recent history, the 27-year-old disabled sprinter was led away by police officers to holding cells beneath the courtroom in Pretoria.

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Blind rescues a point for lacklustre United

LONDON - Daley Blind's late second half strike helped a lacklustre Manchester United salvage a 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns in the Premier League on Monday.

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Forgotten man Watson says best years ahead of him

MELBOURNE - Never-ending injury concerns and a string of promising all-rounders in the wings have not dulled Shane Watson's optimism of playing a leading role for Australia across all formats of cricket.

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New William Hill CEO enjoys strong start to reign

LONDON - Leading British bookmaker William Hill said it expected operating profit this year to come in at the top end of market forecasts after the soccer World Cup helped boost its third-quarter results.

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Liverpool expect fans to raise roof for Real visit

LONDON - Liverpool will expect their noisy fans to recreate the special Anfield atmosphere that has helped them become kings of Europe five times when they take on Champions League winners Real Madrid on Wednesday night.

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Arsenal's injuries offer hope to Anderlecht

BRUSSELS - If Anderlecht are to have any realistic chance of prolonging their involvement in the Champions League beyond the group stage, a home win over Arsenal on Wednesday is paramount.

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Best of the Asian Games

Highlights from the 17th Asian Games.

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Cilic wins U.S. Open

Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open.

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