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Athletics: Japan prodigy Sani Brown eyes big scalps in London

Athletics: Japan prodigy Sani Brown eyes big scalps in London

Published 26/06/2017

Jul 19, 2015, Cali, Columbia- Abdul Hakim Sani Brown (JPN) celebrates after winning the 200m in a championship record 20.34 during the 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships at Estadio Olimpico Pascual Guerrero. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Japanese teenager Abdul Hakim Sani Brown is eyeing bigger scalps at the world championships in London after completing an impressive sprint double of national titles over the weekend.

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New Zealand pedal their way to brink of America`s Cup glory

New Zealand pedal their way to brink of America`s Cup glory

Published 26/06/2017

Sailing - America's Cup finals - Hamilton, Bermuda - June 25, 2017 - Team Emirates New Zealand speeds towards the finish line to win race eight over Oracle Team USA in America's Cup finals . REUTERS/Mike Segar

Emirates Team New Zealand will take to Bermuda's Great Sound on Monday with a mission, to finally wipe out the hurt inflicted on the sports-mad country by Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup.

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Wimbledon most open for a decade, says contender Lopez

Wimbledon most open for a decade, says contender Lopez

Published 26/06/2017

Tennis - Aegon Championships - Queen’s Club, London, Britain - June 25, 2017 Spain's Feliciano Lopez celebrates by kissing the trophy after winning the final against Croatia's Marin Cilic Action Images via Reuters/Tony O'Brien

This year's men's singles at Wimbledon promises to be the most open for a decade, according to Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez, who is quietly fancying his own chances of a deep run.

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Golf – Ryu projected to become world number one after Arkansas win

Golf – Ryu projected to become world number one after Arkansas win

Published 26/06/2017

(The Sports Xchange) - Ryu So-Yeon of South Korea shot a two-under-par 69 to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday at Rogers, Arkansas.R

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Federer wielding SABR with devastating effect

Federer wielding SABR with devastating effect

Published 26/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Apr 2, 2017- Key Biscayne, FL, USA- Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a backhand against Rafael Nadal of Spain (not pictured) in the men's singles championship of the 2017 Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

What started as a bit of fun may just have led to a masterstroke.

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Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff

Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff

Published 26/06/2017

Jun 25, 2017- Cromwell, CT, USA- Jordan Spieth holds the Championship trophy after a victory in the first playoff hole during the final round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament at TPC River Highlands. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Spieth holed a bunker shot to win the Travelers Championship in a playoff on Sunday and become the second youngest player in the modern era behind Tiger Woods to post 10 PGA Tour victories.

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Athletics: Coleman stunned in 200 as Merritt, Bowie also lose

Athletics: Coleman stunned in 200 as Merritt, Bowie also lose

Published 26/06/2017

Jun 25, 2017- Sacramento, CA, USA- Ameer Webb poses with United States flag after winning the 200m in 20.09 during the USA Track and Field Championships at Hornet Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Rising star Christian Coleman's weekend of disappointment continued on Sunday as he lost the 200 metres at the U.S. nationals and world championships trials to Ameer Webb.

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New Zealand reach match point against U.S. in America`s Cup

New Zealand reach match point against U.S. in America`s Cup

Published 25/06/2017

Sailing - America's Cup finals - Hamilton, Bermuda - June 25, 2017 - Emirates Team New Zealand speeds towards the finish line to win race eight over Oracle Team USA in America's Cup finals . REUTERS/Mike Segar

New Zealand flew to the edge of America's Cup victory over the U.S. on Sunday, going 6-1 ahead in the first-to-seven final and setting themselves up to exorcise the ghost of losing in San Francisco in 2013.

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Tennis – Sevastova follows Ostapenko as Latvian winner

Tennis – Sevastova follows Ostapenko as Latvian winner

Published 25/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Jun 1, 2017- Paris, France- Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) celebrates match point during her match against Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) (not pictured) match on day five of the 2017 French Open tennis tournament at Stade Roland Garros. Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports

Anastasija Sevastova gave Latvian tennis another red letter day when she lifted the Mallorca Open title on Sunday a fortnight after Jelena Ostapenko became the surprise French Open champion.

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Injured Lyles pulls out of 200m at U.S. championships

Injured Lyles pulls out of 200m at U.S. championships

Published 25/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - IAAF Athletics Diamond League meeting - Men's 200m - Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai, China, May 13, 2017 - Noah Lyles of USA celebrates. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

U.S. teenage prospect Noah Lyles pulled out of the 200 metres semi-finals at the American trials on Sunday with a hamstring strain, ending his chance of competing in August's world championships in London.

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