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- Champions Atletico Madrid have been predictably shorn of key players for the new La Liga campaign but have reinvested well and can again upstage the top two in Spain.

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Australia win women's rugby, France take men's gold

NANJING China - Unbeaten Australia claimed women's rugby sevens gold in the sport's debut at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday after a hat-trick from flying winger Dominique du Toit helped them to a 38-10 win over Canada.

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Dengue fever forces Indonesian to withdraw from worlds

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