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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, West Virginia: American Johnson Wagner fired a six-under par 64 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to seize a two-stroke lead after the third round of the $6.3 million US PGA Greenbrier Classic. Wagner made seven birdies, the last of them on a 12-foot putt at the par-3…

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VERSAILLES, France: Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell produced another round of masterful consistency as he moved top of the leaderboard alongside South African Richard Sterne on five under par after three rounds of enthralling golf at the French Open on Saturday. AFP

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LONDON: Andy Murray insists last year’s painful Wimbledon final defeat to Roger Federer will spur him on to history as he bids to end Britain’s 77-year wait for an All England Club men’s singles champion on Sunday. Murray tackles world number one Novak Djokovic, the 2011 champion, on what will…

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PARIS: Usain Bolt fired out a warning to American arch-rival Tyson Gay by scorching to a world-leading time of 19.73 seconds in the 200m at the Paris Diamond League meet on Saturday. The 26-year-old Jamaican, a two-time Olympic and world champion over the distance, held off the attentions of compatriot…

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LONDON: Andy Murray set up a titanic Wimbledon finals  showdown with Novak Djokovic as the world number two beat Polish 24th seed Jerzy Janowicz 6-7 (2/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in a bad-tempered last four clash on Friday. Murray remains on course to end Britain’s 77-year wait for a male winner…

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University of Santo Tomas (UST) banked on a strong third-quarter surge to beat Adamson University, 67-62, on Saturday for its second straight win in UAAP men’s basketball at the Araneta Coliseum. Forward Kevin Ferrer scattered 17 points on 6-of-12 shooting in the field along with four rebounds and four blocks,…

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The Lyceum of the Philippines Pirates thrashed the Mapua Institute of Techno-logy Cardinals, 74-59, on Saturday in the 89th National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament at the San Juan Arena in San Juan City. Sophomore Dexter Zamora scored nine points in the pivotal period to lead the Pirates into…

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If the Philippines cannot capture the country’s elusive first Olympic gold medal through men, then the Filipinos might as well harness its vast women power in the 2016 Olympics. Philippine boxing, determined to follow its dream of producing Olympic gold in boxing is seeking to recruit quantity and quality ladies…