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Image of Asia: Lighting up the Asian Games
Image of Asia: Lighting up the Asian Games

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

In this photo by Dita Alangkara, fireworks explode during the opening ceremony for the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Forty-five nations and regions are...full story
updated 2014-09-19 10:42 PM
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Image of Asia: Lighting up the Asian Games Image of Asia: Lighting up the Asian Games
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

In this photo by Dita Alangkara, fireworks explode during the opening ceremony for the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Forty-five nations and regions are....Fullstory

2014-09-19 10:42 PM

Gallacher misses cut before 1st Ryder Cup

Associated Press

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2014-09-19 10:22 PM

NRL finals: Roosters hang on for win over Cowboys

Associated Press

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2014-09-19 08:22 PM

Japanese Results

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2014-09-19 08:22 PM

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By HAROLD HECKLE
Associated Press

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Paralympic track worlds in Doha moved forward

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DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- The International Paralympic Committee track world championships in Doha, Qatar, next year have been brought forward four weeks to avoid infrastructure....Fullstory

2014-09-19 08:22 PM

UEFA picks Wembley for Euro 2020 semifinals, final
By ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

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2014-09-19 07:42 PM

18-year-old Australian Barty to take tennis break

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SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian teenager and former Wimbledon junior champion Ashleigh Barty says she is taking a break from tennis. The 18-year-old Barty says she needs....Fullstory

2014-09-19 07:42 PM

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Associated Press

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2014-09-19 07:01 PM

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2014-09-19 06:42 PM

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By ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

GENEVA (AP) -- UEFA President Michel Platini has criticized FIFA for publicly rebuking football executives who accepted luxury gifts at the World Cup, saying he....Fullstory

2014-09-19 10:22 PM

Garcia urges less secrecy in FIFA corruption cases
By GRAHAM DUNBAR
Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia wants more details published about football corruption cases. Speaking at FIFA headquarters Friday, Garcia described a "disconnect" in public....Fullstory

2014-09-19 10:01 PM

Japanese Standings

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2014-09-19 08:22 PM

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-09-19 08:22 PM

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By CHRIS LINES
Associated Press

SINGAPORE (AP) -- Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso set the fastest time in the opening practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, upstaging Mercedes pair Lewis....Fullstory

2014-09-19 08:22 PM

BC-TEN--Guangzhou International Womens Open Results

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2014-09-19 08:01 PM

BC-TEN--Toray Pan Pacific Open Results

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2014-09-19 07:42 PM

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By BERNIE WILSON
Associated Press

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2014-09-19 07:01 PM

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By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

How well do you know the Ryder Cup? Try this quiz: FRIDAY FOURSOMES 1. Where did the Ryder Cup get its name? a.) An English seed merchant b.) An....Fullstory

2014-09-19 07:01 PM

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Associated Press

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) -- Facts and figures for the Ryder Cup: Event: 40th Ryder Cup matches. Date: Sept. 26-28. The course: The PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles Resort....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:42 PM

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