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Miyazato makes final round; Ryu shoots course-record 61

36 min 8 sec ago
Ai Miyazato carded a 2-under-par 69 to advance to the final round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on Saturday. Playing in her first event ...
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Okuhara beats Yamaguchi to win Australian Open badminton title

2 hours 57 min ago
Rio Olympic bronze medalist Nozomi Okuhara defeated Akane Yamaguchi 2-1 in an all-Japanese final to win the women’s singles title at the World Super Series ...
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Shibasaki, Tenerife fail in bid for promotion

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 04:21
Gaku Shibasaki had an assist, but Tenerife missed out on promotion to the Spanish first division after a 3-1 defeat to Getafe in the second ...
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Federer beats Khachanov to reach 11th Halle final

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 04:21
Roger Federer defeated Karen Khachanov 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) on Saturday to advance to the final of the Gerry Weber Open for the 11th time. Federer ...
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Spieth takes lead into final round

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 04:19
Jordan Spieth continues to play just a little better than anyone else at the Travelers Championship. The 23-year-old Texan closed with a 20-foot birdie putt ...
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Ronaldo leads Portugal to easy win over New Zealand

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 04:17
European champion Portugal showed 95th-ranked New Zealand the respect of selecting Cristiano Ronaldo and other stars when rest was an option. The strategy helped Ronaldo ...
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Sprinter Sani Brown outlcasses field in 100-meter final for first national title

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 14:07
Abdul Hakim Sani Brown won the men’s 100-meter final in 10.05 seconds at the National Athletics Championships on Saturday, tying the meet record and punching ...
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Harimoto advances to China Open semifinals

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 13:29
Tomokazu Harimoto reached the China Open semifinals on Saturday after defeating countryman Koki Niwa in straight games in men’s singles. The 13-year-old Harimoto will face ...
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Ishida collects first victory since April as BayStars subdue Swallows

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 12:10
Jose Lopez and Toshiro Miyazaki both went deep behind six shutout innings from starter Kenta Ishida as the Yokohama BayStars defeated the Tokyo Yakult Swallows ...
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Rookie Park capitalizes on six straight birdies to shoot 8-under 63, grab lead

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 11:25
Park Sung-hyun rolled in six straight birdies as she rode a hot putter to an eight-under 63 and a two-shot lead after the first round ...
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Ireland routs Japan for sweep

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 10:53
Ireland beat Japan 35-13 on Saturday to sweep their two-game series despite a rousing second-half performance by the 2019 Rugby World Cup hosts. Ireland thrashed ...
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Gatlin outsprints Coleman to capture 100-meter title at nationals

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 09:28
Justin Gatlin showed the youngsters that age is just a number. As in, get down the track quick and post a good one. A changing ...
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Paul re-elected as NBPA president

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 09:17
Chris Paul has been re-elected president of the National Basketball Players Association. Paul’s new four-year term begins immediately. He will be assisted by the union’s ...
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Federer cruises past Mayer, into Weber Open semifinals

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 09:13
Roger Federer advanced to the semifinals of the Gerry Weber Open for the 13th time by beating defending champion Florian Mayer 6-3, 6-4 on Friday. ...
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Evans faces ban for cocaine use

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 09:12
British tennis player Dan Evans admitted Friday that he tested positive for cocaine in April and now faces a suspension. The 27-year-old Evans, who reached ...
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Tanaka, Darvish deliver drama

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 08:38
Once Masahiro Tanaka and Yu Darvish got done dominating, the hitters finally had a chance. And after midnight, Ronald Torreyes lined an RBI single with ...
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Devils make Hischier No. 1 pick

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 08:16
Nico Hischier became the first Swiss player to be taken first overall Friday when the New Jersey Devils made the slick center the top pick ...
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Magic counting on Ball to turn around lame Lakers

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 08:07
Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers’ training complex, where the 16-time NBA champions’ nine retired numbers ...
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Japan’s Hamamura works three scoreless innings, earns victory on 22nd birthday against U.S.

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 07:01
The Japan women’s national softball team defeated the United States 3-0 on Friday in the first game of a three-game exhibition series. Natsuko Suga belted ...
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Sani Brown advances to 100-meter final with fastest time at nationals

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:16
Abdul Hakim Sani Brown twice clocked 10.06 seconds at the National Athletics Championships Friday to reach the men’s 100-meter final with the fastest time. On ...
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