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Coman Return Gives Bayern European Boost

Bayern Munich's French international striker Kingsley Coman is fit again and trained Sunday ahead of the Bavarian outfit's Champions League Group D opener with Russians Rostov in midweek.

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FIFA Confirm Transfer Ban on Real, Atletico Madrid

FIFA on Thursday dismissed appeals by Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid against a ban on registering new players in the next two transfer windows for irregularities in the signing of foreign players under 18.

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Empty Seats but Plenty of Passion at Rio Paralympics

The stadiums may be mostly empty but passionate fans and the enthusiastic Brazilian hosts insisted Thursday that the Rio Paralympics are off to a good start.

Only a smattering of seats were taken at the 60,000-capacity Engenhao stadium for the beginning of track and field events in South America's first Paralympics.

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Formula One Set for Major Changes after $8 Billion Takeover

It may not require an overnight emergency operation, but Formula One will surely undergo some serious life-affirming surgery in the years ahead following this week’s multibillion-dollar takeover.

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Wawrinka Downs del Potro to Reach U.S. Open Semi-Finals

Third-seeded Stan Wawrinka defeated 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the US Open in a Wednesday night match that trickled into Thursday.

Wawrinka, a two-time semi-finalist at Flushing Meadows, will face Kei Nishikori for a place in Sunday's championship match after the Japanese sixth-seed upset world number two Andy Murray 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5.

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Obama Links U.S. Olympic Success to Genetic Diversity

President Barack Obama linked U.S. Olympic prowess to the country's racial and ethnic diversity Wednesday, as he urged young Southeast Asians to support inclusive societies.

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FIFA Says Moscow Stadium Appears to be on Course for WC 2018

FIFA on Wednesday said work on Moscow's flagship Luzhniki stadium for the 2018 World Cup appeared to be on course, ahead of a visit to the delay-hit arena in Saint Petersburg.

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Paralympics: Troubled Rio Readies for Starting Gun

Rio de Janeiro set aside worries over finances, ticket sales and politics for a spectacular opening show Wednesday welcoming thousands of athletes to the start of the Paralympics.

Blind, missing limbs or partially paralyzed, the world's toughest and most competitive disabled were to parade in the famed Maracana football stadium ahead of 11 days of contests.

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Paralympics: Excluded from Rio, Russia Launches Own Games

Just hours before the start of the official Paralympic Games in Rio, Russia on Wednesday kicked off its own event for its athletes banned from Brazil over evidence of state-run doping.

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Formula One: All Change for F1 as Billion-Dollar Deal Looms

A new chapter dawns for Formula One with American media mogul John Malone poised to become the glittering but flawed sporting jewel's new custodian.

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