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Don't rule out Lions' Suzuki Cup chances, says local football fraternity

SINGAPORE: Four-time ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup champions Singapore may find themselves cast as underdogs ahead of this year’s competition, but some members of the footballing fraternity believe Fandi Ahmad’s side can still spring a surprise or two. The Lions have failed to move past the group stages in the last two editions of the tournament and have been thrust into a group containing the likes of reigning ...

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Aussies rue squandered chances

Jason Day rues a slipped chance. Picture: GETTY IMAGES On a day when the sport’s grandest title was up for grabs for so long, a band of Aussies should be both justifiably proud of their efforts, yet at the same time leaving Carnoustie wondering what might have been. Remarkably, in a week when … Golf Australia – News Headlines

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Bernardo hopes Brighton move will boost Brazil Chances

REUTERS: Brighton and Hove Albion defender Bernardo is hopeful that his Premier League stint with the club will boost his chances of being selected for the Brazil national team. The 23-year-old full-back joined Brighton from RB Leipzig last week after two seasons at the Bundesliga side, where he played 49 matches, including three Champions League appearances and five in the ...

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Appleby wild on Royal Ascot chances

Dubai: There is significant Dubai interest on day 3 at Royal Ascot, with several contenders carrying the hopes of leading Emirati owners at Britain’s famous flat-race meeting. Perhaps none more than Epsom Oaks (Group 1) runner-up, Wild Illusion, who is the ante-post favourite to win the Ribblesdale Stakes, a fillies contest run over a mile and four furlongs. A progressive ...

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Tiger hopes staying on 'dinghy' helps chances

2:30 PM ET SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Staying on his yacht — or “dinghy,” as he kiddingly called it — at a nearby harbor for this week’s U.S. Open apparently has more advantages for Tiger Woods than the typical creature comforts that come with a 155-foot boat. Woods noted the lengthy traffic delays in getting to Shinnecock Hills, something he won’t ...

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Players Championship: Webb Simpson ruins chances of 59 with double bogey at 17

Simpson, 32 had tournament officials delving into the history books when the former US Open champion birdied six holes in succession from the 11th hole to 16th hole and storm his way to 17-under par and an incredible seven strokes clear of his rivals. Simpson had tournament officials delving into the tournament record books when the former US Open champion ...

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