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Aussies plan doping pact

OLYMPICS: Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) president John Coates will propose that future Australian Olympic team members sign a statutory declaration saying they have no "doping history".

And athletes who make a false declaration could face up to seven years in prison in some Australian states. "If they don't sign, they don't go to the Games, they won't be selected. What I don't want is for the AOC to have egg on its face like cycling has," said Coates.



Murray out in Paris

TENNIS: Andy Murray wasted a match point and was beaten 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-2 by Polish qualifier Jerzy Janowicz, while seventh-seeded Juan Martin del Potro lost 6-4, 6-3 to Michael Llodra on another day of upsets at the Paris Masters yesterday.

"This was the most unbelievable day in my life. I beat the Olympic champion, the US Open champion. Unbelievable feeling for me," said Janowicz.



'Vulnerable' Vettel

FORMULA 1: Sebastian Vettel feels he is still "vulnerable" to losing this year's Formula One world title despite currently dominating the sport.

Four successive victories have propelled Vettel into a 13-point lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso going into Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with his Red Bull appearing unbeatable.

"If you look back to the last race in India, which was a great one for us, a couple of laps from the end there were some sparks.

"Okay, it was not a problem in the end, but it doesn't take much of an imagination to know it could have been."


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