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Lindsey Vonn to promote 2016 Winter Youth Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Lindsey Vonn will help promote the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Ito upsets top-seeded Wawrinka at Japan Open

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland watches the ball while playing against Tatsuma Ito of Japan during their first round match of Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese wild card Tatsuma Ito upset Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 6-2 in the first round of the Japan Open on Tuesday.

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Sharapova rolls into third round at China Open

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot from Richard Gasquet of France during the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

BEIJING (AP) — Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 in 78 minutes at the China Open on Tuesday.

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Image of Asia: A synchronized dive for gold

In this photo by Kin Cheung, Chinese divers Chen Ruolin, left, and Liu Huixia compete in the women’s synchronized 10-meter platform diving final at the Asian Games. They won gold, adding to China’s lead in the medal tally at the continental games. With 322 of 439 gold medals decided, China stood atop the tally with 125, followed by host South Korea with 54, and Japan with 37. China’s dominance was expected, largely because it brought the most athletes – nearly 900. The Asian Games end Sunday after bringing together athletes from 45 countries and regions to compete in 42 sports.

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This Date In Baseball

1903 — The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox, 7-3, in the first World Series game. Jimmy Sebring hit the first series home run. Deacon Phillippe was the winning pitcher and Cy Young the loser.

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