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Farah Stumbles Into 5,000m Final

BEIJING — Mo Farah's bid to defend his double world distance titles almost came unstuck today as he was tripped coming into the final 200 metres of his 5,000m heat.

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Bolt, Gatlin Near 200m Showdown

BEIJING: Rivals Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin are expected to set up a 200m showdown and Olympic champion Kirani James will go for gold in the men’s 400m at the world championships on Wednesday.

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Louis Van Gaal Says Marouane Fellaini Can Play In Attack

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal said Marouane Fellaini will play in attack rather than midfield this season before Wednesday's Champions League play-off tie at Club Brugge.

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Club Brugge Need A “Miracle“, Says Preud’homme

Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney (R) is challenged by Club Brugges Belgian defender Dion Cools during the UEFA Champions League. AFP PHOTOBRUGES, Belgium: Club Brugge coach Michel Preud’homme said on Tuesday that his side require a “perfect” performance if they are to achieve the “miracle” of eliminating Manchester United in the Champions League.

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Indycar Driver Justin Wilson Will Save 6 Lives By Donating Organs

The 37-year-old Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him during a race the previous day at Pocono Raceway. A British driver who lived in Colorado, Wilson was hit in the head by piece of debris from another car. Wilson's car veered into an interior wall at the track, and he was swiftly taken by helicopter to a hospital in Allentown in critical condition.

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Arsenal Don't Need More Midfielders, Says Wenger

WENGER: I think I have enough experience and intelligence to know when it's right and when it's wrong (to buy players). - AFP Photo/Mohd FyrolArsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out signing a defensive midfielder before the transfer window shuts, saying he is happy with his options.

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Chelsea Ready To Make £40m Offer For Everton’s Centre-Back John Stones

Chelsea will return to Everton with a fourth and final offer for John Stones potentially worth £40m after the England international submitted a formal transfer request.

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Federer, Nadal At US Open Crossroads

NEW YORK - Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 31 major titles between them, head for the US Open with their Grand Slam careers at the crossroads.

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Swiss To Decide On FIFA Extraditions Next Month

The logo of football’s international governing body FIFA on its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, May 27, 2015. — Reuters picBERNE: Swiss authorities expect to decide in September whether to extradite six football officials to face corruption charges in the United States, a Justice Ministry spokesman said.

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Connected Sports Shirt Promises ‘Smart,’ At A Price

 A connected workout shirt from designer Ralph Lauren is hitting the market this month, promising to deliver “smart” fashion, at a hefty price.

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