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Ten memorable moments at the World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO - From swashbuckling goals to inglorious exits, on-field shenanigans to sideline lunacy, the World Cup in Brazil has been one of the most remarkable of recent times.

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Woods drawn with Stenson and Cabrera at Hoylake

HOYLAKE England - Former world number one Tiger Woods has been drawn to play alongside twice major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina and second-ranked Swede Henrik Stenson in the first round of the British Open on Thursday.

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Manchester United agree record $1.3 billion Adidas kit deal

LONDON - Adidas AG will pay a record 750 million pounds ($1.3 billion) to supply Manchester United with shirts and kit, underlining the enduring pulling power of the former English soccer champions despite a dismal last season.

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Bradley Wiggins to stay with Team Sky

- Bradley Wiggins says he will stay at Team Sky for another season, despite the 2012 Tour de France winner being overlooked for a spot in this year's race.

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Putin's goal is to showcase Russia at 2018 World Cup

MOSCOW - A giant crane towers over the Moscow stadium where Russia will stage the 2018 World Cup final and mounds of earth, pipes and cables are piled up where the soccer pitch should be.

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Swimming-Phelps beaten by Agnel in slow 100m freestyle

- Michael Phelps was edged by Frenchman Yannick Agnel in the 100 meters freestyle final in Athens, Georgia, on Sunday.

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Insight - Putin's goal is to showcase Russia at 2018 World Cup

MOSCOW - A giant crane towers over the Moscow stadium where Russia will stage the 2018 World Cup final and mounds of earth, pipes and cables are piled up where the football pitch should be.

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Germany's strength in depth delivers ultimate prize

RIO DE JANEIRO - Germany’s impressive strength in depth proved the decisive factor in their 1-0 extra-time World Cup final victory over Argentina on Sunday as Lionel Messi failed to deliver the golden touch for the South Americans.

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Magical Goetze eclipses Messi as Germany win Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO - A world class Mario Goetze volley in extra time fired Germany to a fourth World Cup crown with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday, leaving the South Americans and their captain Lionel Messi heartbroken.

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Germany 1 - Argentina 0

Highlights from the World Cup final.

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Brazil 0 - 3 Netherlands

Brazil takes on Netherlands for third place.