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Federer too good for Falla in Halle

Roger Federer won the Gerry Weber Open for the seventh time by defeating Alejandro Falla 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3) in the final.

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Colombia return to the WC with a bang

Colombia celebrated their first World Cup appearance since 1998 with a deserved 3-0 win over Greece in a free-flowing display that showed their abundance of attacking talent even without top striker Radamel Falcao.

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World Cup kicks off amid scattered protests

Brazilians have celebrated in the streets after their football team won the World Cup's opening game, but scattered violent protests were a reminder that many locals remain angry over the billions the country spent to host the tournament.

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Spurs one win away from NBA title

The San Antonio Spurs took a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals with another comfortable 107-86 road win over Miami, closing within one victory of avenging last year's loss to the Heat.

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Blatter has lost my support: Platini

UEFA Chief Michel Platini will not support FIFA President Sepp Blatter if he stood for another term, with the Frenchman adding that world football's governing body needed a breath of fresh air.

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Sao Paulo rally ahead of World Cup broken up

The protesters were dispersed before they could march to the city's World Cup stadium [Reuters]Police in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo have fired tear gas, stun grenades and rubber bullets to break up an anti-World Cup protest hours ahead of the tournament's opening match.

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Beckham's Miami stadium proposal rejected

David Beckham's bid for a Major League Soccer team suffered a setback when the city of Miami rejected his plan to build a downtown waterfront stadium on a site next to the Miami Heat basketball arena.

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#Qatar 2022 criticism is racist: Blatter

FIFA President Sepp Blatter launched a scathing attack on those he said were "plotting to destroy" world football's governing body, and branded some of the criticism of the Qatar World Cup award for 2022 as racist.

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LeBron brings Heat level with Spurs

NBA champions the Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs 98-96 in the NBA Finals to level the best-of-seven series at one game each.

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#Qatar confident of keeping World Cup

Qatar has said it is confident it will keep the 2022 World Cup after new allegations by a UK newspaper that a Qatari actively aided the country's bid, using royal connections and the country's energy wealth to influence FIFA members.

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