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TRE CIME DI LAVAREDO, Italy: Italian Vincenzo Nibali virtually secured his maiden Giro d’Italia triumph with his second win of this year’s race on the snow-hit 20th stage from Silandro to Tre Cime di Lavaredo on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Nibali crossed the line in 5:27:41, 17 seconds ahead of…

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WENTWORTH, United Kingdom: Defending champion Luke Donald crashed out of the European PGA Championship here at Wentworth on Friday. A level par second round of 72 left Donald regretting the 78 he shot on the first day as he was left on six-over par. Francesco Molinari was sitting in the…

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FORT WORTH, Texas: Matt Kuchar moved atop the leaderboard of the weather-hit Crown Plaza Invitational at Colonial on Friday, moving to 10-under through 15 holes when play was halted for the day. Kuchar was one shot in front of clubhouse leader Graham DeLaet, who played early and completed a three-under…

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LOS ANGELES: Former US midfielder Robbie Rogers has reportedly agreed terms with the Los Angeles Galaxy on a deal that would make him the first openly gay player competing in Major League Soccer. USA Today reported the deal on Friday, citing “two people familiar with the negotiations”. Rogers had revealed…

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Filipino-American Treat Conrad Huey and British partner Dominic Inglot racked up two victories to advance to the semifinals of the Power Horse Cup being held in Dusseldorf, Germany. The third-seeded pair of Huey and Inglot survived Philipp Marx of Germany and Florin Mergea of Romania in the first round, 5-7,…

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The Filipino Chinese Amateur Athletic Federation (FCAAF) is inviting all cycling enthusiasts to its annual Bike Fest on June 9, Sunday along Roxas Boulevard in Manila. Dubbed Robust Bike Challenge 2013, the Bike Fest is the biggest multi discipline local cycling event for both professional and casual bikers in road,…

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WENTWORTH, United Kingdom: South Africa’s James Kingston posted a six-under par 66 to lead the first round of the European PGA Championship on Thursday on a day of frustration for Rory McIlroy. McIlroy shot a two-over par 74, the same score as Graeme McDowell, whilst fellow Ryder Cup player Luke…

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TAIPEI: Taiwanese boxing chief Wu Ching-kuo vowed Thursday to fight doping and match-fixing as he announced his bid to run for the presidency of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Wu, head of the International Amateur Boxing Federation since 2006, formally unveiled his manifesto for one of the world’s most prestigious…

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