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Daily Archives: September 14, 2018

Brazil backlash as footballers back far-right poll candidate

SAO PAULO (AP) — Often reticent to become embroiled in Brazilian politics, soccer players are making rare interventions as a far-right candidate’s presidential campaign polarizes the country. Felipe Melo, a fiery former Juventus midfielder who is back in Sao Paulo playing for Palmeiras, has been openly campaigning for Jair Bolsonaro ahead of the October election. A former army captain, Bolsonaro ...

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Panel advises Wada to uphold Russia anti-doping agency ban

Sochi beat South Korea’s Pyeongchang, which hosted the 2018 event, and Austria’s Salzburg in the bidding process for the 2014 Olympics The World Anti-Doping Agency’s compliance review committee has recommended that Russia’s anti-doping agency (Rusada) remains suspended. The independent panel was set up in 2015 and increased its role in 2016 in response to Russia’s doping sc… BBC Sport – ...

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New players' Rule book is published

12 September 2018 New players’ Rule book is published Golf’s new Rules have been published by The R&A and the USGA ahead of coming into effect on 1 January 2019. For the first time, a new Player’s Edition of the Rules of Golf is being introduced to provide a shorter, more user-friendly version of the Rules for golfers at all ...

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Tour Championship 2018 odds: Surprising picks by same model that predicted Bryson DeChambeau's run

The FedEx Cup Playoffs conclude next week at the 2018 Tour Championship. The top 30 golfers in the FedEx Cup standings are eligible to play in the Tour Championship 2018, which begins Thursday, Sept. 20 at East Lake Golf Course. Dustin Johnson and Justin Rose are co-favorites at 8-1 Tour Championship odds, while former champion

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County champions aim for title glory

13 September 2018 County champions aim for title glory Kent’s Jacob Kelso and Lincolnshire’s Simon Richardson will defend their titles at this weekend’s English County Champion of Champions tournaments on the Hotchkin course at Woodhall Spa. Kelso won the boys’ title in a play-off last year while Richardson birdied the last hole to win the men’s championship at his third ...

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Singapore Grand Prix 2018: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel says he is his own 'biggest enemy'

Sebastian Vettel crashed out of the German Grand Prix when he was leading with only 16 laps to go Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel says he is his own “biggest enemy” in his title fight with Lewis Hamilton this year. Vettel, who is 30 points behind the Mercedes driver heading into this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, has made a number of errors ...

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Four share lead at Evian

Amy Olson (above), Mo Martin, Maria Torres and Mi Hyang Lee hold a four-way share of the halfway lead after a day of mixed conditions at The Evian Championship. First round co-leader Maria Torres from Puerto Rico set the early clubhouse target at eight-under with a 69 before United States pair Olson and Martin and South Korean Mi Hyang Lee ...

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