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Johnson fireworks lead Australia's fightback in third test

BIRMINGHAM - A snarling Mitchell Johnson, finding the pace and venom that demolished England in the last Ashes, dragged Australia back into the third test on Thursday as wickets tumbled again on the second morning at Edgbaston.

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Deep pockets and diplomacy, Korean Chung set for FIFA race

SEOUL - A towering figure in Asian football and smooth operator in diplomatic circles, South Korea's Chung Mong-joon will need to sharpen his political elbows if he is to survive the vicious twists and turns of the upcoming FIFA presidential race.

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Kaka leads MLS All-Star side to win over Tottenham

- Former Brazil international Kaka made the most of his first appearance in the Major League Football All-Star Game as he helped lead his team past English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Wednesday. Kaka, who enjoyed a long career in Europe before signing with Orlando City last year, opened the scoring with a penalty in the 20th minute in Denver and went on to earn the MVP honour.

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Cricket-Steyn joins 400 club as Bangladesh reach 246-8

DHAKA - Dale Steyn became the second South African bowler to join the 400 club as his team took five wickets in the final session to reduce Bangladesh to 246 for eight on the first day of the second test in Mirpur on Thursday.

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South Korea's Chung running for FIFA president

SEOUL - Former FIFA vice president Chung Mong-joon, one of the most influential figures in Asian football, said on Thursday he is entering the race to replace Sepp Blatter as president of the sport's world governing body.

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Hockenheim offers cheaper tickets to entice fans

- Hockenheim is hoping to win back German Formula One fans after their home race was cancelled this year, and following poor attendances in 2014, by announcing cheaper tickets for youngsters and those buying early for 2016.

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