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Muguruza claims Wimbledon title

/ Jul 16, 2017

Muguruza claims Wimbledon title

As a kid, Garbine Muguruza sat in awe in front of the TV as the Williams sisters accumulated Grand Slam titles. They were her role models. Now Muguruza is all grown up, an emerging tennis star in her own right — and, as of Saturday, ...

Froome regains Tour de France lead

Jul 16, 2017

Froome regains Tour de France lead

There is only one thing certain at the Tour de France: Nothing is certain. Following two frenetic days of racing in the Pyrenees, no one would have bet a cent on a change of leadership on Saturday after Stage 14, a rolling 181.5-km (113-mile) ride ...

Nomura climbs into contention at U.S. Women's Open

/ Jul 15, 2017

Nomura climbs into contention at U.S. Women's Open

Harukyo Nomura pulled herself into contention by shooting a 3-under 69 Friday to sit four shots behind leader Feng Shanshan after two rounds at the U.S. Women's Open. Nomura carded four birdies and a single bogey for a 36-hole total of 4-under to share sixth ...

Former Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson dies at 86

/ Jul 15, 2017

Former Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson dies at 86

Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86. Augusta National announced his death and celebrated the sweeping changes to the Masters during his ...

Sunwolves take finale in rout

/ Jul 15, 2017

Sunwolves take finale in rout

The Sunwolves wrapped up their second Super Rugby season on a winning note Saturday, coming from behind to beat the Blues 48-21. Filo Tiatia's side demolished the three-time winners from Auckland in sweltering heat, which reached 43 C at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground. Timothy Lafaele ...

Federer into final for 11th time

/ Jul 15, 2017

Federer into final for 11th time

They love their history around these parts and they love Roger Federer and, above all, they love watching him make history. Now he stands one victory from an unprecedented eighth Wimbledon men's singles championship after qualifying for his 11th appearance in the final, breaking a ...

Barguil wins Bastille Day stage

Jul 15, 2017

Barguil wins Bastille Day stage

Warren Barguil waited for Bastille Day to claim his first stage victory at the Tour de France, but it was worth the delay. The 25-year-old French climber, who also cemented his lead in the king of the mountains competition, played a canny game alongside breakaway ...

Feng cards 6-under 66 for early lead at U.S. Women's Open

/ Jul 14, 2017

Feng cards 6-under 66 for early lead at U.S. Women's Open

China's Feng Shanshan shrugged off the effects of jet lag to fire a six-under-par 66 for the clubhouse lead in the weather-disrupted opening round of the U.S. Women's Open at Trump National on Thursday. The Olympic bronze medalist took advantage of calm morning conditions with ...