• Dustin Johnson played a five-hole stretch in 5-under par to pull away from Ian Poulter and Graeme McDowell and win the HSBC Champions on Sunday.

    Dustin Johnson of the United States, right, holds his champion trophy as the runner-up Ian Poulter of England, left, holds a bouquet during the award ceremony of the HSBC Champions golf tournament at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 04, 2013, 11:53 AM EST
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  • Service towers are lifted to Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket loaded with Soyuz TMA-11M space capsule that will carry new crew to the International Space Station (ISS) at the launch pad decorated with the Olympic rings at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. For the first time, the rocket, emblazoned with the emblem of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, will carry an Olympic torch to space as part of the ongoing Olympic torch relay. The torch will be brought back along with

    The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics torch will be sent to the International Space Station on board a Russian spacecraft this week and astronauts will then carry it outside the station.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 05, 2013, 10:37 AM EST
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  • Golf star Tiger Woods of the United States makes a shot from East to West on the iconic Bosporus Bridge that separates the continents of Europe and Asia, in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. Woods will compete in the USD7million Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya, Nov. 7-10.

    Tiger Woods hit balls from Europe into Asia on Tuesday when half of the six-lane Bosphorus Bridge was closed for the world's top-ranked golfer.

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  • This April 11, 2013 photo shows the Olympic Park under construction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With financial backing for the 2106 Olympics drying up, Brazilian organizers are scrambling to raise record amounts of local sponsorship money to cover any budget shortfall and avoid a government bailout.

    With public money for the 2016 Olympics getting tougher to find, Brazilian organizers are scrambling to raise record amounts of local sponsorship revenue to cover any budget shortfall.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 07, 2013, 10:27 AM EST
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  • Soyuz-FG rocket is seen prior to the launch at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. The crew of the space craft will deliver Olympic torch to space as part of the ongoing Olympic torch relay. The torch will be brought back along with the station's current crew.

    A Russian rocket soared into the cosmos Thursday carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts to the International Space Station.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 07, 2013, 10:25 AM EST
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  • BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 11: Third basemen Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees looks on during batting practice before playing the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 11, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Attorneys for Alex Rodriguez will appear in a New York courtroom for an initial court conference in his lawsuit against Major League Baseball.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 07, 2013, 10:33 AM EST
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  • A woman arranges pictograms icons that will be used for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at a launch ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. The pictograms for each Olympic and Paralympic sports are made up of curved, fluid lines meant to represent each of the sports, and the natural curves of the hills and beaches that surround Rio de Janeiro.

    Carlos Nuzman, the president of the organizing committee and head of the Brazil Olympic Committee, is being pressed about the pace of work.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 07, 2013, 6:05 PM EST
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  • A ground crew member carries a torch of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games delivered from orbit in the Soyuz TMA-09M capsule after its landing in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan in central Kazakhstan Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.

    A Russian space capsule carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts returned to Earth on Monday from the International Space Station in a flawless landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 11, 2013, 4:09 PM EST
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