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Summerhays looking for swift redemption on PGA Tour

Summerhays looking for swift redemption on PGA Tour

Published 18/07/2013

(Reuters) - Four days after a final hole bogey cost him a place in a playoff, Daniel Summerhays set out to atone for his near-miss [more…]

Britain says Olympics have paid off with economic boost

Britain says Olympics have paid off with economic boost

Published 18/07/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - The economic benefits of hosting the Olympics in London already outweigh the nine billion pounds ($13.7 billion) of public money spent on [more…]

Zach attack pays off as Johnson hits the front

Zach attack pays off as Johnson hits the front

Published 18/07/2013

GULLANE, Scotland (Reuters) - Zach Johnson's putter was as red-hot as the weather at Muirfield on Thursday, the 2007 U.S. Masters champion scorching his way [more…]

Smikle fourth Jamaican to admit positive test in four days

Smikle fourth Jamaican to admit positive test in four days

Published 18/07/2013

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Olympic discus thrower Traves Smikle on Thursday became the fourth Jamaican athlete in four days to reveal a positive doping test but [more…]

Big finish could help dispel dark doping club over MLB

Big finish could help dispel dark doping club over MLB

Published 18/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tight division races and the potential for historic individual exploits could offer a rousing finish to a Major League Baseball (MLB) [more…]

Hayden to leave Ducati at end of MotoGP season

Hayden to leave Ducati at end of MotoGP season

Published 18/07/2013

(Reuters) - America's 2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden announced on Thursday that he would be leaving the factory Ducati team at the end of [more…]

Son of ex-Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky seeks name change

Son of ex-Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky seeks name change

Published 18/07/2013

(Reuters) - Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of former Penn State assistant football coach and convicted child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky, wants a new name. [more…]

Kings sign captain Brown to eight-year extension

Kings sign captain Brown to eight-year extension

Published 18/07/2013

(Reuters) - Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown has signed an eight-year contract extension, joining a number of key players committed to the club long-term, [more…]

Tiger shows good, bad and ugly side in solid opening round

Tiger shows good, bad and ugly side in solid opening round

Published 18/07/2013

GULLANE, Scotland (Reuters) - No wonder the British Open galleries still flock in their thousands to watch Tiger Woods prowl a links course. There is [more…]

Brazilian Congress to investigate ballooning World Cup costs

Brazilian Congress to investigate ballooning World Cup costs

Published 18/07/2013

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian Congress will investigate the billions of dollars spent on soccer stadiums for next year's World Cup, one of the main [more…]