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PGA Championship up for grabs as Pereira’s lead trimmed to one

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TULSA, Oklahoma, May 22 (Reuters) – The PGA Championship was set for a wild finish after Chile’s Mito Pereira saw his three-shot lead trimmed to one with nine holes to play on Sunday, leaving the Wanamaker trophy up for grabs. Pereira, playing in just his second major, started three clear......

In-form Pujara back in India squad for England test

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Cricket – Third Test – South Africa v India – Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town, South Africa – January 11, 2022 India’s Cheteshwar Pujara in action REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, May 22 (Reuters) – Batsman Cheteshwar Pujara’s red-hot form for......

Twice runner-up Thiem crashes out at first hurdle in Paris

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PARIS, May 22 (Reuters) – Twice French Open finalist Dominic Thiem crashed out of the tournament in the first round on Sunday, losing in straight sets to Bolivian world number 87 Hugo Dellien. Austrian Thiem, who has failed to win a match at any of the tournaments he has played......

Tiger woods withdraws from PGA Championship

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TULSA, Oklahoma, May 21 (Reuters) – Tiger Woods withdrew from the PGA Championship on Saturday, tournament, organisers said, after a nightmare nine-over 79 third round in only his second event since a career-threatening car crash. Woods told reporters at Southern Hills Country Club that he was feeling sore. Register now......

Horse racing-Early Voting overcomes scorching heat to win Preakness

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May 21 (Reuters) – Early Voting overcame sweltering heat to win the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on Saturday, in a muted Triple Crown race that went off without Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike. With 2017 Belmont winner Jose Ortiz aboard, Early Voting settled in behind early leader Armagnac before wresting......

Leipzig edge Freiburg on penalties in German Cup final

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BERLIN, May 21 (Reuters) – RB Leipzig defeated Freiburg 4-2 on penalties in a vibrant German Cup final on Saturday, bringing Domenico Tedesco’s side their first major trophy despite playing an hour with 10 men at Berlin’s Olympic stadium. Freiburg’s captain Christian Guenter and forward Ermedin Demirovic both missed their......

Fast start helps Lyon down Barca to win Women’s Champions League

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TURIN, Italy, May 21 (Reuters) – Olympique Lyonnais beat Barcelona 3-1 in the Women’s Champions League final on Saturday with all the goals coming in the first half as midfielder Amandine Henry netted a brilliant solo goal and striker Ada Hegerberg scored one and made another. Favourites Barca, who thumped......

Woods charge fizzles in third round at rainy PGA Championship

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TULSA, Oklahoma, May 21 (Reuters) – After narrowly making the cut a defiant Tiger Woods headed out for his third round at the PGA Championship at rainy Southern Hills on Saturday still believing he had a chance to hoist the Wanamaker trophy. But reality quickly struck home as any glimmer......

Titmus not making world champs switch despite impressive form

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May 21 (Reuters) – Double Olympic champion Ariarne Titmus has no plans to reverse her decision not to compete at this year’s world championships, despite going close to breaking Federica Pellegrini’s world record in the 200m freestyle on Friday. Titmus finished 0.33 seconds short of the long-standing mark when she......

Chalmers U-turn could deny Simpson world championships berth

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Swimming – Men’s 100m Freestyle – Semifinal 2 – Tokyo Aquatics Centre – Tokyo, Japan – July 28, 2021. Kyle Chalmers of Australia in action REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MELBOURNE, May 20 (Reuters) – Olympic gold medallist Kyle Chalmers......

Swiatek retains Italian Open title with 28th straight win

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May 15 (Reuters) – World number one Iga Swiatek retained her Italian Open title after overwhelming Ons Jabeur 6-2 6-2 in Rome on Sunday, clinching her fifth consecutive WTA crown and winning her 28th match in a row. Having swept the titles in Doha, Indian Wells and Miami, Swiatek has......

FA Cup final defeat painful, says Chelsea’s Azpilicueta after penalty miss

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May 15 (Reuters) – Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta said that back-to-back final defeats against Liverpool on penalties were tough to take after Juergen Klopp’s side once again got the better of them in the FA Cup decider on Saturday. Chelsea, who lost the League Cup final in February, went down......

Former Australia international Symonds dies in car crash: reports

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Australia’s Andrew Symonds bats during their fourth one-day cricket international against West Indies in Basseterre, St. Kitts July 4, 2008. REUTERS/Andy Clark Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 15 (Reuters) – Former Australian test cricketer Andrew Symonds has died in a car accident in Queensland, Australian......

Berrettini withdraws from French Open

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Tennis – ATP 500 – Rio Open – Jockey Club Brasileiro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – February 20, 2022 Italy’s Matteo Berrettini reacts during his quarter final match against Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz Garfia REUTERS/Sergio Moraes Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 14 (Reuters) – Matteo Berrettini......

Tuchel says inconsistent Chelsea need to emulate Liverpool

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Soccer Football – FA Cup – Final – Chelsea v Liverpool – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – May 14, 2022 Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel reacts Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 14 (Reuters) – Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel said his......

Quadruple still possible as Liverpool edge Chelsea in FA Cup final

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LONDON, May 14 (Reuters) – Juergen Klopp’s relentless Liverpool beat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties in a fluctuating English FA Cup final on Saturday to stay on course for an unprecedented quadruple of trophies. An absorbing Wembley showpiece had somehow ended 0-0 after extra time despite a raft of chances and......

Infantino gets support for third term from southern Africa

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WINDHOEK, May 14 (Reuters) – The Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) has thrown its weight behind incumbent Gianni Infantino ahead of FIFA presidential elections next year, an indication that he will enjoy widespread support across Africa. New COSAFA president Artur de Almeida e Silva made the announcement on......

Kohli epic ‘around the corner’, says Bangalore’s Hesson

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Cricket – Third One Day International – South Africa v India – Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town, South Africa – January 23, 2022 India’s Virat Kohli in action as he walks between the wickets REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MUMBAI, May 14 (Reuters) –......

Verstappen beats Leclerc to win first Miami Grand Prix

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Verstappen cuts Leclerc’s lead to 19 points Third win in five races for Red Bull driver Ferrari second and third with Leclerc and Sainz Verstappen also takes fastest lap MIAMI, May 8 (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Max Verstappen won the first Miami Grand Prix for Red Bull on......

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