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TOP STORY:

ATH--WORLDS

LONDON — Usain Bolt was no longer stunning. He was just stunned. At the end of a career in which he has dominated his sport for a decade, Bolt was beaten in his final 100-meter race by an American almost five years his senior — Justin Gatlin. Calling it quits at the age of 30, Bolt lost to a man who has persevered through a doping-tainted career. By Raf Casert. SENT: 700 words, photos.

WITH:

— ATH--WORLDS-LOOKAHEAD — Aries Merritt, a kidney transplant recipient, runs 110-meter hurdles Sunday. By Pat Graham. SENT: 650 words, photos.

NEW/DEVELOPING:

SOC--PSG-NEYMAR

PARIS — Accompanied by fireworks as he leaves the tunnel, Neymar is introduced to Paris Saint-German fans. He speaks to the fans and manages one phrase in French "Paris est magique" (Paris is magic) before juggling a ball. He was unable to play Saturday because of paperwork issues. By Rob Harris. SENT: 700 words, photos.

WITH:

— SOC--FRENCH ROUNDUP — Without Neymar, PSG wins season-opener against Amiens. By Samuel Petrequin. SENT: 900 words, photos.

— SOC--PSG-NEYMAR-ALVES — Before moving to PSG, Neymar helped convince Alves to join. By Rob Harris. SENT: 420 words, photo.

RGU--SUPER RUGBY FINAL

JOHANNESBURG — The Crusaders won a record-extending eighth Super Rugby title on Saturday, beating the 14-man Lions 25-17 in another supremely efficient performance by the southern hemisphere's most successful club team. SENT: 740 words, photos.

CRI--ENGLAND-SOUTH AFRICA

MANCHESTER, England — England got over the disappointment of Jonny Bairstow being dismissed for 99 as James Anderson ripped through South Africa's first innings on Day 2 of the fourth and final test on Saturday. South Africa limped to 220-9 at stumps, still 142 runs behind England's first-innings 362. SENT: 500 words, photos.

SOCCER:

SOC--GERMAN ROUNDUP

DORTMUND, Germany — Sven Ulreich saved two penalties Saturday as Bayern Munich defeated Borussia Dortmund 5-4 in a shootout to win the season-opening German Supercup. SENT: 380 words, photos.

SOC--BURNLEY-HANNOVER-ABANDONED GAME

BURNLEY, England — A friendly game between English Premier League team Burnley and promoted Bundesliga club Hannover was abandoned Saturday on police advice following disturbances among visiting fans. SENT: 170 words, photos.

OLYMPICS:

OLY-LA-2028 NEGOTIATIONS

LONDON — About that deal to bring the 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles: Not all is set in stone. Leaders from the city and the U.S. Olympic Committee must iron out financial details that will figure heavily into the USOC's ability to fund athletes through those 2028 Games. By Eddie Pells. SENT: 700 words, photos.

OLY--BRAZIL-RIO-FILTHY WATER

RIO DE JANEIRO — Environmental activists sailed across Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay on Saturday to protest pollution in the city's waterways and broken promises to clean them up around the 2016 Olympics. By Liliana Michelena. SENT: 300 words, photos.

GOLF:

GLF--WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — I.K. Kim stood on the first tee at the Women's British Open and seemed to have everything going against her. She answered every challenge Saturday to go into the final round with a six-shot lead over Georgia Hall and Moriya Jutanugarn. By John Huggan. SENT: 500 words, photos.

GLF--PGA CHAMPIONSHIP-TRIVIA QUIZ

Take a trivia quiz that covers nearly a century of the third-oldest major. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 500 words, photos.

WITH:

— GLF--PGA CHAMPIONSHIP-KEY ANNIVERSARIES — A look back at key moments in the final major of the year. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 420 words, photos.

CRICKET:

CRI--SRI LANKA-INDIA

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Kusal Mendis hit a fighting century and shared 191 runs with opener Dimuth Karunaratne as Sri Lanka battled to escape innings defeat against India in the second cricket test on Saturday. By Krishan Francis. SENT: 490 words, photos.

TENNIS:

TEN--GENERALI OPEN

KITZBUEHEL, Austria — Philipp Kohlschreiber won his eighth career ATP tour title by defeating Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the Generali Open on Saturday. SENT: 200 words.

RUGBY:

RGU--SOUTH AFRICA-WHITELEY

JOHANNESBURG — Springboks captain Warren Whiteley will be sidelined for another six weeks with a groin injury and will likely miss South Africa's first four games of the Rugby Championship, including the trip to New Zealand. SENT: 250 words.

RGL--AUSTRALIAN ROUNDUP

SYDNEY — Canberra continued its late drive toward the National Rugby League playoffs with a 30-12 win over defending champion Cronulla in the weekend's 22nd round. SENT: 470 words.

BOXING:

BOX--INDIA-CHINA-PEACE BELT

NEW DELHI — Indian boxer Vijender Singh won his fight on Saturday and then offered to give his Chinese opponent's belt back in a gesture of peace between the two rival nations. By Ashok Sharma. SENT: 170 words, photos.

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