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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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Olympic sponsors squirm

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with John Powers of the Boston Globe about the pressure that the Tibet crackdown places on companies that are sponsoring the Olympic Games.

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China's internet protests

Protests in nine Chinese cities have called for a boycott of the French supermaket chain, Carrefour in response to a false rumor going around the internet that Carrefour was supporting Tibetan independence

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Checking out new Olympic technologies

Olympic victory is often measured in fractions of a second and competitors are always looking for an edge so many turn to advanced technology to get that edge, as Anchor Lisa Mullins gets an update from The World's Technology Correspondent, Clark Boyd.

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China's approach to sports

In just over two weeks, Beijing hosts the Olympic Games, and The World's Mary Kay Magistad looks at how China's approach to sports and physical activity is different from that of many Western countries.

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No Olympic medals yet for Canada

Canada has yet to win ANY medals at the Beijing Olympics, and Canadian reporter Simon Beck has come up with ten reasons why Canadians shouldn't worry about it. He speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins.

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Geo answer -- new Olympic Sport

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Cypress Mountain ski area in West Vancouver, British Colombia. It's where the ski cross competition will take place during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with 20 year old Canadian Ski Cross Team member Julia Murray about the newest Olympic sport that combines downhill and freestyle technique.

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A bike tour of Eritrea

The World's Alex Gallafent learned of Eritrea's love for cycling from a bike shop owner in Harlem. Eritrea in turn got its love for cycling from former colonial power Italy.

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Formula 1 dispute

The foundations of Formula 1 motor racing have been rocked by plans by some teams to form a breakaway championship. The World's Alex Gallafent talks through the situation with anchor Marco Werman.