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Blatter wins fifth FIFA term as challenger concedes

ZURICH - Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term on Friday after his only challenger conceded defeat in an election overshadowed by allegations of rampant corruption in world football. | Video

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Rooney targets silverware as Man United captain

LONDON - Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney believes finishing in the Premier League's top four last season was essential for the record 20-times English champions.

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Timely eagle earns Pressel one-shot lead

- Morgan Pressel, benefiting from a swing change made earlier this year, spectacularly eagled her final hole to seize a one-shot lead in the opening round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Galloway, New Jersey on Friday.

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Ticket sales for World Cup hit two million mark

LONDON - Ticket sales for the rugby World Cup based in England and Wales this September and October have passed the two million mark, organisers said on Friday.

29 May 2015

McIlroy makes fast getaway after missing Irish cut

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland - World number one Rory McIlroy wasted little time after missing the cut for a third straight year at the Irish Open as he headed straight for his parents' Belfast home on Friday.

29 May 2015

Clubs and families remember Heysel victims 30 years on

BRUSSELS - Services in Brussels, Liverpool and Turin on Friday commemorated the 39 people, mostly Italians, who were crushed and trampled to death after fighting between rival fans before the European Cup final at the Heysel Stadium 30 years ago.

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