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Januzaj rewards United faith with winner at Villa

BIRMINGHAM, England – Adnan Januzaj reminded Manchester United fans of his class as his 29th-minute goal earned a 1-0 win at Aston Villa and propelled them, after two humdrum triumphs, to the top of the table on Friday.

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U.S. women's soccer league looks to build on World Cup win

WASHINGTON – Five weeks after leading the United States to a stirring World Cup championship, Carli Lloyd is convinced Americans are finally ready to embrace women's professional football for the long run.

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Tottenham snap up Cameroon forward Njie from Lyon

LONDON – Tottenham Hotspur have boosted their depleted forward line by signing Cameroon international Clinton Njie from Olympique Lyonnais for an undisclosed fee on Saturday.

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Williams to face Swiss teen Bencic in Rogers semis

TORONTO – World number one Serena Williams rolled into the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup on Friday with a clinical 6-4 6-3 win over Italy's Roberta Vinci, setting up an intriguing showdown with Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic.

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Window is a pain, say English top flight managers

LONDON, Aug 14 – The circus that is the transfer window has become as much a part of the entertainment experience as the football but, with the season now in full swing, managers have had enough of all the absurd moving and shaking intrigue.

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Hong Kong windsurfers blown away by Rio rent charges

HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Windsurfing Association's plan to store equipment in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Olympics has been blown off course by exorbitant rental rates.

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