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CAF denies it has lifted ban on games in Guinea

CAIRO (AP) — The Confederation of African Football has denied claims by the Guinea Football Federation that the temporary ban on games in the Ebola-hit country has been lifted.

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Iran soccer official suspected of sex harassment

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police said Tuesday that they are investigating an official from Iran’s Asian Games delegation over suspicions that he sexually harassed a female volunteer at a soccer stadium near the host city of Incheon.

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Argentina stays alive in Davis Cup

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Leonardo Mayer defeated Dudi Sela 6-2, 6-1, 6-4, on Sunday afternoon, keeping Argentina alive in a best-of-five Davis Cup World Group playoff at the Sunrise Tennis Center.

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Israel takes 2-1 lead vs Argentina in Davis Cup

Jonathan Erlich watches as his team mate Andy Ram, of Israel, returns the ball to the team from Argentina during Davis Cup doubles tennis play in Sunrise, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.(AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Israel’s Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram defeated Argentina’s Federico Delbonis and Horacio Zeballos 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in doubles Saturday for a 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup World Group playoff.

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Argentina takes 1-0 lead vs Israel in Davis Cup

Argentina's Leonardo Mayer celebrates after defeating Israel's Bar Tzuf Botzer 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in a Davis Cup tennis match, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Leonardo Mayer defeated Bar Botzer 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 Friday to give Argentina a 1-0 lead over Israel in the Davis Cup World Group playoff.

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