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ROGER FEDERER "praised golf superstar" TIGER WOODS for his support. Federer said, "He was very pumped up these last couple days for me. He was very supportive." After the Wimbledon final Woods tweeted: "Hats off to Murray for a great fight. But we saw why Fed is the #GOAT" (short form for greatest of all time) (AFP, 7/10). ... Chinese Super League Shanghai Shenhua confirmed DIDIER DROGBA "will make his first appearance" in front of the Hongkou crowd at half-time of the Shangai-Beijing "China Derby" on Saturday (WILDEASTFOOTBALL.net, 7/10). ... The Board of Cricket Control in India has "decided to recommend" recently retired RAHUL DRAVID for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and the player of the World Cup YUVRAJ SINGH for the Arjuna Award (PTI, 7/7).