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Golf – International captain Price struggling for answers

(Advisory – Use of language in third paragraph that some readers may find offensive) JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) – International captain Nick Price was left scratching his head in search of answers as he prepared for Saturday’s resumption at the Presidents Cup. With the United States team already leading …

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Disqualified and excluded, Lahiri Presidents' woes continue

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) – Anirban Lahiri had an afternoon to forget as he and his International team mates were left humbled by a rampaging United States who grabbed a commanding 8-2 lead on Friday in the Presidents Cup. Lahiri and partner South African Charl Schwartzel absorbed the worst …

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Matsuyama off target at Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) – Top-ranked International team member Hideki Matsuyama acknowledged on Friday that he has not carried his weight in the first two days at the Presidents Cup. Matsuyama, ranked third in the world, has gone off the boil since he finished tied for fifth at the …

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Mickelson matches Woods with record 24 wins at Presidents Cup

(Reuters) – Phil Mickelson is proving more adept wielding a golf club than taking a selfie at the Presidents Cup as he joined Tiger Woods for the most victories at the team event. A day after missing a six-footer that would have won his match at the 18th hole at …

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Bairstow hits century to complete England's 4-0 win over Windies

(Reuters) – Jonny Bairstow smashed a career-best unbeaten 141 and Jason Roy hit 96 as England thrashed West Indies by nine wickets in Southampton to complete a 4-0 series rout on Friday. The build up to the match had been dominated by the international suspension of all rounder Ben Stokes …

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Camara strikes late as Montpellier hold Monaco

PARIS (Reuters) – Second-half substitute Souleymane Camara struck in stoppage time as visitors Montpellier snatched a 1-1 draw with champions Monaco in Ligue 1 on Friday. Camara found the back of the net two minutes into added time to cancel out Radamel Falcao’s first-half opener as Monaco stayed second on …

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U.S. poised for four-ball rout at Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) – Presidents Cup debutantes Charley Hoffman and Kevin Chappell showed no signs of jitters crushing South African Charl Schwartzel and India’s Anirban Lahiri to leave the United States poised for a four-ball rout of the Internationals on Friday. The U.S. began the day with a …

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Mendy loss creates headache for Man City boss Guardiola

LONDON (Reuters) – Sergio Aguero’s injury lay off is far from ideal for Manchester City, but Benjamin Mendy’s absence at left back is likely to be a more taxing problem for manager Pep Guardiola ahead of Saturday’s clash with Chelsea. The emergence of Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus last season posed an …

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Soccer-Conte not surprised by Morata's solid start at Chelsea

(Reuters) – Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has adapted well to the physical demands of regularly starting for the Premier League champions and his recent form is no surprise, manager Antonio Conte said ahead of Saturday’s game against league leaders Manchester City. Former Real Madrid and Juventus forward Morata has made …

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Bellew vows to end Haye's career in December 17 rematch

LONDON (Reuters) – British heavyweight Tony Bellew has vowed to end the boxing career of former WBA world champion David Haye in their December rematch in London. The pair will meet on Dec. 17 at the O2, the same arena where Bellew beat Haye in March. “I’ll be victorious and …

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