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Bae Holds On to Win U.S. PGA Tour Season Opener

South Korea's Bae Sang-Moon nabbed his second U.S. PGA Tour title on Sunday, firing a final-round 73 to hold on for victory in the Open.

Bae, who took a four-shot lead into the fourth round, finished with a 15-under par total of 273 and a two-stroke victory over Australian Steven Bowditch.

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Buoyant Irish Eye Rare Win over Besieged Germany

The Republic of Ireland travel to face besieged Germany in Tuesday's Euro 2016 qualifier with Martin O'Neill's side looking for a first win over the world champions in 20 years.

Ireland enjoyed a 2-0 win over Germany in May 1994 when Tony Cascarino and Gary Kelly scored either side of half-time in a Hanover friendly and the Republic are hoping to catch their hosts off-guard again in Gelsenkirchen.

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Gymnastics World Chief Calls for Artistry, Not Acrobatics

The head of world gymnastics, who helped devise an open-ended scoring system, is pushing for a rule change to bring artistry back to the sport now increasingly laden with acrobatics to gain high points.

"Gymnastics is artistic gymnastics, the definition I don't want to lose," said Bruno Grandi, president of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), making the distinction between other disciplines as rhythmic gymnastics, trampolining and tumbling.

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Federer Edges Simon to Win Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer edged a resilient Gilles Simon of France 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/2) to win the Shanghai Masters and claim the 81st title of his career on Sunday.

The 17-time Grand Slam winner had blown away world number one Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals but he found a stubborn opponent in Simon at Shanghai's QiZhong Tennis Centre.

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I Turned down PSG Twice, Says Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admitted Sunday to twice turning down becoming coach of Paris Saint-Germain.

"I knew PSG's project before it was initiated," Mourinho said in an interview with TF1's Telefoot program.

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Marquez Retains MotoGP Title in Japan

Spanish sensation Marc Marquez, just 21 years old, retained his MotoGP championship by finishing runner-up at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday.

"Two years in MotoGP, two titles. It's incredible," Marquez told reporters. "I couldn't have imagined it. Maybe to people it looked easy because I am always smiling and always happy, but also I feel pressure."

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James and Cavs Hold Off Heat in Emotional Clash

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Miami Heat 122-119 in overtime Saturday in an emotional NBA pre-season clash that saw James face his former team for the first time.

Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player James and Cleveland's Brazilian forward Anderson Varejao dominated the headlines in the build-up to the exhibition in Rio de Janeiro.

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Murray, Ferrer Push for London in Vienna

Andy Murray will begin a late dash for vital ranking points and a spot in the World Tour Finals with a wildcard entry into the Austrian Open starting on Monday.

It will be the first Austrian appearance for the Scot, who currently stands provisional 10th on the season points race for the season-ending showpiece in London from November 9.

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History-Makers Poland Down Germany, Ireland Rout Gibraltar

It may have taken 19 attempts over 71 years but on Saturday Poland finally made history with a stunning first ever defeat of world champions Germany in a Euro 2016 qualifier in Warsaw.

Goals from Arkadiusz Milik and substitute Sebastian Mila earned the Poles a shock 2-0 victory and surprise ownership of the Group D summit.

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Star Men Messi, Ronaldo in Friendly Shadows

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo spent a rare Saturday in the shadows as Argentina and Portugal slipped to defeats in friendly internationals staged more than 8,000km apart.

Messi missed a first-half penalty as Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 in a fiercely contested "Superclasico" in front of 50,000 fans in the Chinese capital.

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