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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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Togo tragedy sparks security concerns

The World's William Troop reports that South African officials are fending off questions about security at next summer's soccer World Cup. Concerns have been raised following a machine gun attack on Togo's national soccer team at a tournament in Angola.

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Swedish skiers try to gain high-tech edge

The Swedish cross-country team has gotten some high-tech training help from the country's Winter Sports Research Center. Programming that treadmill required some sophisticated GPS measurements, as The World's Clark Boyd explains.

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Celebrity couple crosses borders

India and Pakistan are gripped with the news of a high-profile cross-border engagement. Pakistani cricketer, Shoaib Malik, and Indian tennis star, Sania Mirza, will marry next month. Anchor Jeb Sharp gets the gossip from the BBC's Rahul Tandon.

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Security at the soccer World Cup

The State Department issued a travel warning about visiting South Africa during next month's World Cup, Marco Werman speaks with Johan Burger at the Institute for Security Studies in South Africa about what his country is doing to keep people safe.

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Geo answer

Algeria goes up against the US in its next World Cup match tomorrow in Pretoria, South Africa?and it's the answer to our Geo Quiz. It's a big deal for prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. Anchor Marco Werman finds out why from reporter Alexandra Gutierrez.

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World Equestrian Games

The World Equestrian Games are underway and for the Geo Quiz we want to know where. They are being held outside of Europe for the first time in a place that's known simply as horse country.