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US Open champion Kim Clijsters will miss next month's China Open after developing a foot infection.The Belgian tweeted on Tuesday that she had a mole removed under my right foot and the wound got infected .She also confirmed on her website that she

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BOYDS, Md. - Jim Gabarra has resigned as head coach of the WashingtonFreedom after a first-round exit in the Women's Professional Soccer playoffs.Gabarra first coached the Freedom in August 2000, winning 65 games duringstints from 2001-03 and 2007-1

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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - Honduran football player Orvin 'Pato' Cabrera hasdied after a two-year battle against liver cancer, his family has announced.Hewas 33.Cabrera played with the Honduran national youth team in the under-20 WorldCup in Qatar, in

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ROME - Philippe Mexes and Marco Borriello scored within two minutes of eachother midway through the second half to help AS Roma overcome stiff resistancefrom Romanian side Cluj and earn a 2-1 win in the Champions League.Cluj stunned Roma 2-1 two ye

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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - World Cup star Diego Forlan of Uruguay is makinga pitch for tourists to visit his country.Forlan was voted the best player at the World Cup and says in a commercialthat such an honor is 'incredible … but also tiring.'

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STOCKHOLM - American midfielder Alejandro Bedoya scored after 16seconds for the game's only goal, leading Orebro past Kalmar 1-0 Tuesday in theSwedish league.Bedoya tapped in Roni Porokara's off-target shot.Bedoya was ejected in the70th minute afte

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Washington Freedom has become accustomed to seeing the same face on the sidelines, but there will be a new face to look at come 2011.On Tuesday, Jim Gabarra stepped down from his coaching duties, ending a 10-year run as the head coach, after arguabl

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MEXICO CITY - Mexico World Cup captain Rafael Marquez has been named as theleader of 13 players who have reportedly asked not to be selected for thenational side until there is a change in attitude at the Mexican FootballFederation. Mexican newspa

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MOSCOW - Brazilian striker Ari struck twice and Ibson also scored Tuesdayto lead Spartak Moscow to a 3-0 win over Zilina in the Champions League.The 24-year-old Ari hit a goal in each half in a match the hosts dominatedto give Spartak two wins out