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Title holders City still looking for reinforcements

- English champions Manchester City are still in the market for new signings to boost their title defence, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday.

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Habana a nominated reserve in Glasgow after late release

CAPE TOWN - South Africa winger Bryan Habana has secured a late release from his French club Toulon to compete at the Commonwealth Games but the delayed decision has left him a nominated reserve for the Glasgow event.

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Injury-plagued Smith set for dramatic Springbok comeback

CAPE TOWN - Flanker Juan Smith is set for a dramatic return to the South African rugby team some 18 months after injury forced his premature retirement from the game.

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Afghan chief promises World Cup upsets

MUMBAI - Afghanistan's triumph over Zimbabwe on Tuesday was far from a surprise to the man who runs the game in the war-torn nation and he has warned cricket's establishment to brace itself for more shocks at the World Cup next year.

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Sri Lanka ponder keeper change for second test

COLOMBO, July 23 - Sri Lanka may hand a first test cap to 21-year-old wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella as they bid to level the two-test series against South Africa.

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Algerian Brahimi joins Porto

LISBON - Algerian international Yacine Brahimi, who helped his country reach the second round at the World Cup, has joined Porto from Granada in a 6.5 million-euro (5.13 million pounds) deal, the Portuguese club said on Wednesday.

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Real Madrid sign Colombian Rodriguez

MADRID - Real Madrid have signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez from Monaco on a six-year contract, the La Liga club said on Tuesday.


Dunga succeeds Scolari as Brazil manager

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil named Dunga as their manager for the second time on Tuesday, two weeks after they were hammered 7-1 by Germany in the World Cup semi-finals, a result which led to the resignation of former coach Luiz Felipe Scolari.

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SAO PAULO - Following is a factbox about Dunga who was named as Brazil manager on Tuesday.


McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy wins the British Open.


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Cyclists chase the yellow jersey in the race across France.

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