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Why have the American men's tennis stars disappeared?

Another year at the US Open is nearly over — and it will be another year without an American keeping the men's title at home. In fact, only two Americans are left among tennis' top 50 men, and neither is a serious major contender. Sadly, it doesn't look like this decline is going to end any time soon.

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Why I have good reason to worry when I go to the World Cup in Brazil

It's part of the ritual of big sporting events. In the run-up, there's always a bit of worry about whether all the venues will be ready in time. But in Brazil, which is hosting this year's World Cup soccer tournament, that worry is more like an anxiety attack right now. And since I'm planning to travel to Brazil for the World Cup this summer, I'm feeling some of that anxiety too.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Colombian state of Boyaca. It's home to the national sport of tejo popular among Colombia's indigenous people. Stephen Dudley reports that the game resembles a cross between horseshoes and a raucous 4th of July party.

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Geo answer

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Julie Foudy about the new Women's Professional Soccer League or WPS. One of the leagues top players is Brazilian soccer star, Marta. She hails from a small state in northeastern Brazil. It called Alagoas, and it's the answer to today's Geo Quiz.

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Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Indian Ocean. A 24-year old British woman has just completed a 124-day, 3,000 mile crossing of the Indian Ocean in a rowboat. Anchor Marco Werman has the story.

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Away game in Afghanistan

Jess Markt is a member of the New York Rolling Knicks, a wheelchair basketball franchise team. He recently returned from a trip to Afghanistan, and he speaks with anchor Marco Werman about the conditions and coaching players there.

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Champion North Korean boxer

While few enter North Korea at own their risk, many more escape. Not all flee for political or human rights. One refugee defected for the love of boxing. Champion Choi Hyun Mi is making a name for herself in South Korea. Jason Strother has the story.

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Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz we wanted the name of a Russian city on the Black Sea that was chosen to host the next Winter Olympics after Vancouver. The answer is Sochi.

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Bullfighting in Korea

Spain is famous for bullfighting although some parts of the country are trying to do away with the sport. South Korea has bullfights, too, but they're a little different. It's just bull against bull and there's a lot less blood. Jason Strother reports.