• Tokyo 2020 must address questions, says IOC's Coates
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    Tokyo 2020 must address questions, says IOC's Coates

    By Jack Tarrant TOKYO (Reuters) - John Coates, chairman of the IOC's Coordination Committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, told organizers on Monday that stakeholders may lose confidence in their ability to host the Games if they do not answer questions about preparations. Speaking at the International

  • Golf: Park to regain world number one ranking
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    Golf: Park to regain world number one ranking

    (Reuters) - South Korea's Park In-bee will return to the top of the women's world golf rankings for the first time in 2 1/2 years after finishing tied for second at the LPGA's HUGEL-JTBC LA Open on Sunday. The seven-times major champion will jump from third place to overtake China's

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    Golf-Park to regain world number one ranking

    South Korea's Park In-bee will return to the top of the women's world golf rankings for the first time in 2 1/2 years after finishing tied for second at the LPGA's HUGEL-JTBC LA Open on Sunday. The seven-times major champion will jump from third place to overtake China's Shanshan Feng

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    PGA Tour Valero Texas Open Scores

    Apr 22 (OPTA) - Scores from the PGA Tour Valero Texas Open on Sunday -17 Andrew Landry (USA) 69 67 67 68 -15 Trey Mullinax (USA) 74 68 62 69 Sean O'Hair (USA) 72 70 65 66 -14 Jimmy Walker (USA) 71 69 67 67 -13 Zach Johnson (USA) 70 65 68 72 -12 Joaquin Niemann (Chile) 72 70 67 67 -11 Ryan Moore (

  • CONCACAF cancels women's tournament in Nicaragua due to violence
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    CONCACAF cancels women's tournament in Nicaragua due to violence

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) canceled its Under-17 women's championship on Sunday after political violence spread across the host nation Nicaragua. "CONCACAF determined that to guarantee the safety of the delegations

  • Golf: Chilean Niemann finishes sixth in stellar professional debut
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    Golf: Chilean Niemann finishes sixth in stellar professional debut

    (Reuters) - Former world number one amateur Joaquin Niemann made a brilliant professional debut when he finished sixth at the Texas Open on Sunday. The 19-year-old from Chile became the first man since Anthony Kim in 2006 to post a top-10 in his pro debut on the PGA Tour, according to the tour. Kim

  • Landry wins Texas Open by two shots for PGA Tour breakthrough
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    Landry wins Texas Open by two shots for PGA Tour breakthrough

    (Reuters) - Andrew Landry built a big lead and held on for his first PGA Tour victory, a two-stroke triumph at the Texas Open in San Antonio on Sunday. Texas-born Landry, who lives in nearby Austin, birdied the first three holes after starting the day tied for the lead with fellow American Zach Johnson

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    Motorcycling: Marquez wins in Texas for sixth year in a row

    Honda's reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez ran away with the Grand Prix of the Americas for the sixth year in a row on Sunday to take his first victory of the season in dominant fashion. The 25-year-old Spaniard was handed a three-place grid penalty in qualifying and started fourth, but

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    Narasaki and Garnbret win second stage of Bouldering World Cup in Moscow

    (Reuters) - Slovenian Janja Garnbret and Japan's Tomoa Narasaki won the second round of IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Moscow, with the two countries sweeping all six medals in the finals on Sunday. World number two Garnbret and Miho Nonaka recorded the exact same score in the women's final but

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    Volvo Ocean Race back to full strength as eighth leg gets underway

    (Reuters) - All seven boats took the starting line as the eighth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race got underway in Itajai, Brazil on Sunday, with Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag returning to the water after losing a crew member. Scallywag were forced to drop out of the seventh leg from Auckland to Itajai after

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    Aussie pilot Hall soars to victory in Cannes

    (Reuters) - Australian pilot Matt Hall claimed victory in the second leg of the Red Bull Air Race world championship in Cannes, France on Sunday, edging German Matthias Dolderer in an intense final four battle. Hall crossed the lined with a time of 57.692 seconds to record his first victory since he

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    Golf: Levy holds nerve for fifth European Tour win in Morocco

    Frenchman Alex Levy carded four birdies on his way to a final-round 70 and a fifth career title on the European Tour at the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco on Sunday to provide a boost to his 2018 Ryder Cup hopes. Levy finished the tournament at the Royal Golf Dar es Salam on eight under par, one shot

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    Golf-Levy holds nerve for fifth European Tour win in Morocco

    Frenchman Alex Levy carded four birdies on his way to a final-round 70 and a fifth career title on the European Tour at the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco on Sunday to provide a boost to his 2018 Ryder Cup hopes. Levy finished the tournament at the Royal Golf Dar es Salam on eight under par, one shot

  • Keys sends U.S. into second straight Fed Cup final
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    Keys sends U.S. into second straight Fed Cup final

    (Reuters) - Madison Keys battled past Pauline Parmentier of France 7-6(4) 6-4 to lead the U.S. into their second consecutive Fed Cup final in Aix-en-Provence on Sunday. Keys, who was named as a late replacement for CoCo Vandeweghe, rallied back from 4-1 down to claim the opening set before a decisive

  • Nadal eases past Nishikori to claim record-extending 11th Monte Carlo title
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    Nadal eases past Nishikori to claim record-extending 11th Monte Carlo title

    Rafa Nadal clinched a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo title as he geared up for his French Open campaign with a 6-3 6-2 victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori in the final on Sunday. Top seed Nadal, who is also targeting an 11th Roland Garros trophy this year, extended his run of consecutive sets

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    Cycling: Jungels rides solo to Liege-Bastogne-Liege win

    ANS, Belgium (Reuters) - Luxembourg's Bob Jungels upset the pre-race favorites to ride solo to victory in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege 'Monument' classic on Sunday. The Quick Step-Floors rider sped away from the main group towards the end and never looked back as the main contenders played mind

  • Kipchoge and Cheruiyot win London Marathon titles, Farah sets British record
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    Kipchoge and Cheruiyot win London Marathon titles, Farah sets British record

    By Peter Hall LONDON (Reuters) - Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the third time on Sunday, with Mo Farah breaking the British record as he finished third, while there was a surprise victory for Vivian Cheruiyot in the women’s race. Kipchoge, who skipped last year’s race to attempt a sub-two-hour

  • Farah unhappy with marathon staff despite record-breaking result
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    Farah unhappy with marathon staff despite record-breaking result

    By Peter Hall LONDON (Reuters) - Mo Farah was unhappy with the way staff at the London Marathon handled a mishap with his drinks bottle, even though he went on to break the British record on Sunday. Farah finished third with a time of two hours six minutes 21 seconds in only his second London Marathon

  • Kipchoge wins third London Marathon as Farah breaks British record
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    Kipchoge wins third London Marathon as Farah breaks British record

    LONDON (Reuters) - Eliud Kipchoge defied soaring temperatures to win the London Marathon for a third time on Sunday, while Mo Farah finished in an impressive third place, breaking the British record in the process. Kipchoge raced out of the start, with the leading group registering a blistering opening

  • Kvitova outplays Kerber to send Czechs into Fed Cup final
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    Kvitova outplays Kerber to send Czechs into Fed Cup final

    (Reuters) - Petra Kvitova put Czech Republic into the Fed Cup final with a convincing victory over Angelique Kerber of Germany that gave the 10-time champions an insurmountable 3-1 lead in the tie in Stuttgart on Sunday. Kvitova, twice Wimbledon champion, struck 24 winners in a 6-2 6-2 victory over

  • Cheruiyot shocks Keitany to win London Marathon
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    Cheruiyot shocks Keitany to win London Marathon

    Vivian Cheruiyot shocked favorite and fellow Kenyan Mary Keitany to win the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday but failed to break Paula Radcliffe’s world record as high temperatures took their toll. Keitany, who set the women’s world record in London last year, ran this year’s race with the

  • Golf: India's Gangjee ends long title drought in Japan
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    Golf: India's Gangjee ends long title drought in Japan

    India's Rahil Gangjee ended a 14-year title drought when he sank a decisive birdie on the final hole for a one-shot victory at the Panasonic Open in Osaka on Sunday. Gangjee aggregated 14-under-par 270 to finish ahead of the Korean duo of Hyungsung Kim (70) and Junggon Hwang (66) in the event co-sanctioned

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    Golf-India's Gangjee ends long title drought in Japan

    India's Rahil Gangjee ended a 14-year title drought when he sank a decisive birdie on the final hole for a one-shot victory at the Panasonic Open in Osaka on Sunday. Gangjee aggregated 14-under-par 270 to finish ahead of the Korean duo of Hyungsung Kim (70) and Junggon Hwang (66) in the event co-sanctioned

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    Bounasser wins Vienna marathon as Kimetto drops out

    Morocco's Salaheddine Bounasser was the surprise winner of the Vienna marathon on Sunday while world record holder Dennis Kimetto's injury frustration continued as he failed to finish. Bounasser, who won in two hours, nine minutes and 29 seconds, and Kenya's Ishmael Bushendich broke away

  • Oakland's Manaea tosses no-hitter against red-hot Boston
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    Oakland's Manaea tosses no-hitter against red-hot Boston

    (Reuters) - Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Manaea pitched the first no-hitter of the 2018 Major League Baseball season, blanking the Boston Red Sox in a 3-0 victory on Saturday. Manaea struck out 10 batters and walked just two on a night the Red Sox were no-hit for the first time since 1993. Boston