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Golf-World Rankings (Reuters)

Posted: April 17, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

April 17 (Gracenote) – The World Rankings 1. (1) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 12.91 2. (2) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 8.89 3. (3) Jason Day (Australia) 8.39 4. (4) Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 8.08 5. (5) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 7.57 6. (6) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 7.47 7. (7) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 7.32 8. (8) Justin Rose (Britain) 5.62 […]

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Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday, April 14 (Reuters)

Posted: April 14, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   Sports

Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday: SOCCER Premier League Olsson reflects on how to cope with Zlatan and Costa STOCKHOLM – Former West Bromwich Albion defender Jonas Olsson tells Reuters how to handle strikers like Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Diego Costa ahead of the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old […]

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Rugby-New Zealand PM questions Sonny Bill’s sponsorship cover-up (Reuters)

Posted: April 10, 2017 at 10:21 pm   /   Sports

Sonny Bill Williams’s decision to cover up a sponsor’s logo on his Auckland Blues shirt at the weekend was questioned by New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English on Monday. The All Blacks centre put tape over the ‘Bank of New Zealand’ logos on the collar of his shirt when he made his return after seven […]

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Pacquiao to fight Australia’s Horn in July (Reuters)

Posted: April 6, 2017 at 10:25 am   /   Sports

Filipino great Manny Pacquiao will defend his WBO welterweight title against unbeaten Australian Jeff Horn in Brisbane in July after a bout with Amir Khan fell through, local media reported. “We’re not able to fight Amir Khan because of Ramadan, so we decided to take this fight in the interim,” Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz said […]

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Willett goes back to basics with roast beef Masters dinner (Reuters)

Posted: April 4, 2017 at 10:23 am   /   Sports

By Ed Osmond AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) – Danny Willett has chosen a traditional English Sunday roast for his U.S. Masters champions dinner at Augusta and is planning a special tribute to American great Arnold Palmer. Thirty-four former winners of the tournament will start with cottage pie before tucking into roast beef with Yorkshire pudding and […]

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Golf: Soggy Augusta boosts McIlroy’s bid for elusive Green Jacket (Reuters)

Posted: April 2, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   Sports

By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy’s bid for an elusive first U.S. Masters title and the grand slam of golf’s major championships has received an unexpected boost from the long-range weather forecast. Heavy rain and storms are predicted to batter the Augusta National course, handing a potential advantage to the Northern Irishman whose […]

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EXCLUSIVE-Chinese women golfers may shun LPGA event amid China-S.Korea tensions (Reuters)

Posted: March 30, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   Sports

(Updates with Lotte official’s comment) SEOUL, March 30 (Reuters) – Chinese golfers on the U.S. women’s tour may decide not to play in a tournament next month in Hawaii sponsored by South Korean conglomerate Lotte Group, a sign that fallout from a diplomatic row between Beijing and Seoul over a missile defence system is increasingly […]

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Golf-Race to Dubai rankings (Reuters)

Posted: March 27, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   Sports

March 27 (Gracenote) – Race to Dubai rankings 1. (1) Tommy Fleetwood (Britain) 1609882 2. (8) Jon Rahm (Spain) 1437325 3. (4) Ross Fisher (Britain) 774384 4. (3) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 602480 5. (79) Hideto Tanihara (Japan) 590042 6. (2) Fabrizio Zanotti (Paraguay) 585312 7. (5) Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Spain) 577466 8. (6) Wang Jeunghun (South […]

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Boxing: Brook to take on Spence in Sheffield title tilt (Reuters)

Posted: March 22, 2017 at 10:23 pm   /   Sports

Britain’s Kell Brook will defend his IBF welterweight world title against mandatory American challenger Errol Spence Jr. at Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane ground on May 27. “It’s long been a dream of mine to fight outdoors at Bramall Lane and I’m pleased to do that in the biggest fight in the welterweight division,” the 30-year-old […]

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Long-shot Jacobs not intimidated by Golovkin (Reuters)

Posted: March 16, 2017 at 10:23 pm   /   Sports

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) – Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin has something of a Mike Tyson aura about him, acknowledged Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs, but don’t expect the challenger to feel intimidated in their title clash on Saturday. The unbeaten Golovkin, nicknamed Triple G, has knocked out 33 of 36 opponents including the last […]

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