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SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will play in Australia for the first time in seven years at the Australian PGA championship on the Gold Coast later this year, organizers said on Thursday. The 37-year-old Spaniard was considered one of the most talented players never to have won a major until he was
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KILDARE, Ireland, (Reuters) – Irish racehorse trainers and breeders fear a Brexit that impedes the free movement of animals could threaten its success on the track and position as Europe’s largest producer of thoroughbreds. Ireland is widely considered the European Union member most at risk from next door Britain’s exit from the bloc, potentially cutting
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Last August in Rio, Adam Peaty’s coach Mel Marshall compared the wait of watching her charge swimming away with the Olympic 100 meters breaststroke gold to that of giving birth. Nearly one year on, the 22-year-old Peaty delivered on the global stage again after a routine victory in the same discipline at
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(Reuters) – A Kemar Lawrence free kick two minutes from time gave Jamaica a surprise 1-0 win over Mexico on Sunday and took the Caribbean side into their second consecutive Gold Cup final. Jamaica were barely seen as an attacking threat throughout the match at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena before Lawrence stepped up to
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(The Sports Xchange) – Gerina Piller is halfway to her first LPGA Tour victory. Piller shot a 3-under-par 68 on Friday and took a one-stroke lead over four players after two rounds of the Marathon Classic Presented by Owens Corning and O-I in Sylvania, Ohio. At 11-under 131 after 36 holes, Piller is just ahead
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Mongolian sumo wrestler Hakuho on Friday smashed the record for most career wins in Japan’s national sport as the ‘yokozuna’, or grand champion, took down Takayasu in a frenetic bout to deafening cheers at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament. With his 1,048th win, the 32-year-old surpassed former wrestler Kaio’s record, in place
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, London mayor when the city hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics, advised Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike on Friday to shrug off criticism during the 2020 Games preparation period, saying everything will work out in the end. Johnson, elected mayor in 2008, was eventually celebrated for his role in
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