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Sporting director to leave McLaren F1 team

LONDON (AP) — Sporting director Sam Michael is to leave the McLaren F1 team at the end of the season and return to his native Australia.

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Dufner returns from injury at Perth International

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Jason Dufner is set to return to tournament play on Thursday at the Perth International after missing nearly three months of golf in which he “totally detached” himself from the sport and didn’t watch any of the Ryder Cup on television.

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Valentino Rossi wins MotoGP race in Australia

MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi of Italy raises the winner's trophy as he celebrates after winning the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island, Australia,  Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Rossi won the race ahead of Jorge Lorenzo of Spain and Bradley Smith of Britain. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

PHILLIP ISLAND, Australia (AP) — Valentino Rossi of Italy won his sixth Australian Grand Prix MotoGP — and first since 2005 — when he claimed a 10-second victory over Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo on Sunday.

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