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NFL's Vikings reinstate Peterson after child abuse charge

- Adrian Peterson, a marquee National Football League running back facing charges of child abuse for injuries he caused when disciplining his son, was reinstated by the Minnesota Vikings on Monday.

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Australia seek Evans successor as retirement talk swirls

MELBOURNE - Tour de France winner Cadel Evans may not have made up his mind about whether to wrap up his professional career but Australian cycling is already wrestling with the problem of how to replace him.

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FIFA finance watchdog member temporarily suspended during probe

BERNE - FIFA has temporarily suspended a member of its financial watchdog after he was arrested on suspicion of corruption and money-laundering in his native Cayman Islands, soccer's governing body said on Tuesday.

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Thai women's soccer team to get reward for only losing 5-0

SEOUL - Thailand's women's soccer team have been surprisingly rewarded with a bonus by the country's controversial FA head for only losing 5-0 to hosts South Korea in their opening match of the Asian Games.

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Iran equipment official charged with sexual harassment

SEOUL - South Korean police said on Tuesday they have charged an official with Iran's Asian Games delegation with sexual harassment and banned him from leaving the country following a complaint by a female volunteer at a soccer stadium.

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Speed-driven Aussie cycling given funding lifeline

MELBOURNE - Cash-strapped national governing body Cycling Australia has had a board shake-out and received a A$2 million (US$1.81 million) lifeline to keep its Olympic programme on track after battling back from virtual insolvency.

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Cilic wins U.S. Open

Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open.

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Williams wins 18th grand slam title

World number one Serena Williams swept past Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open final.