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Kvitova sends Wimbledon warning at Birmingham

Czech makes a winning comeback on return from knife attack injury Birmingham: Petra Kvitova showed she will be a serious contender at Wimbledon after beating Australian Ashleigh Barty 4-6 6-3 6-2 to win the Aegon Classic in Birmingham on Sunday, in just her second tournament since returning from a knife attack injury. The Czech, a Wimbledon winner in 2011 and ...

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Inkster gets to play golf on birthday

ROGERS — World Golf Hall of Famer Juli Inkster celebrated her birthday at Pinnacle Country Club for the second consecutive year. Inkster, 57, shot an even-par 71 Saturday in the Northwest Arkansas Championship and goes into today’s final round tied for 20th place at 5 under. Inkster, who has 31 LPGA Tour victories, including seven major championships, does more than ...

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PGA Travelers Championship: Spieth storms into early lead at golf tournament

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Jordan Spieth posted the lowest opening-round score of his career on Thursday with a 63 at the Travelers Championship. The 23-year-old Spieth, who is coming off a disappointing tie for 35th at the US Open, made his eighth birdie of the round on his last … Sony Open in Hawaii News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ...

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ADSC looks to rebrand cricket in Abu Dhabi

Acting CEO Boucher wants to bring PSL matches to attract crowd (Photo: N.D. Prashant/Gulf News) Matthew James Boucher, the acting CEO of cricket appointed by Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), hopes to rebrand the game in the capital. A new logo has been created called ‘Abu Dhabi Cricket’ with the focus on developing the landscape around the Shaikh Zayed Cricket ...

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ADT: Pannakorn savours maiden win

Final results and earnings Changhwa, Chinese Taipei, June 25: Thai hotshot Pannakorn Uthaipas gave himself the perfect birthday gift by securing a three-shot victory for his first Asian Development Tour (ADT) title at the US$ 160,000 Taifong Open on Sunday. The talented Thai, who turns 27 in three days, overcame a shaky start where he traded two birdies against two bogeys ...

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Lipsky moves into contention in Munich

Munich, Germany, June 25: Asian Tour Order of Merit leader David Lipsky fired a bogey-free five-under-par 67 to move into contention following the penultimate round of the BMW International Open on Saturday. The 28-year-old American, who was crowned Asia’s number one in 2014, highlighted his flawless card with five birdies to trail leading duo Sergio Garcia and Richard Bland by ...

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ADT: Taifong GC extends commitment

Changhwa, Chinese Taipei, June 25: The Taifong Golf Club and Asian Development Tour (ADT) will extend its sponsorship of the Taifong Open for the next three years till 2020 as the fourth edition of the US$ 160,000 ADT event reaches its conclusion today. The Taifong Open, previously won by Asian Tour winners Chan Shi-chang (2014) and Rattanon Wannasrichan (2015), was ...

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Hamilton pips Bottas to pole in Azerbaijan

Ferrari duo of Raikkonen, Vettel in second row of the grid Image Credit: Reuters Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates after taking pole at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix yesterday. He claimed the 66th pole of his career, pulling clear of Ayrton Senna’s mark. Baku: Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix after eclipsing Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas on ...

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