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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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Skiing across Lebanon

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on the first year of what many ski fans hope will become an annual event in Lebanon -- a cross-country skiing competition modeled on a famous Swiss cross-country ski race.

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Olympic torch update

Anchor Lisa Mullins has the latest on the Olympic torch's journey: the torch arrived in Pakistan today, but you had to get an invitation to see the relay there.

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Olympic guidelines for foreigners

China has created a set of rules for foreigners planning to attend the Olympic Games in Beijing this summer; the rules include "no insulting banners" and "no sleeping outdoors,� as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

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China shuts door on Cheek

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with former Olympic speed skater and now Darfur activist Joey Cheek, who thought he would be flying to Beijing today and instead, he had his visa revoked by Chinese authorities.