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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) -- Top-ranked Lydia Ko won the New Zealand Women's Open on Sunday for her second straight...

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CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) -- American Stacy Lewis shot a 1-over 73 on Saturday in hot and humid conditions in the Honda LPGA Thailand to take a one-stroke lead over South Korea's Amy Yang into the final...

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Bach defends Rio Games amid environmental protest (Reuters)

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (C) speaks during the IOC Executive Board meeting in Rio de Janeiro February 28, 2015. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

By Andrew Downie RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Olympic chief Thomas Bach defended Rio de Janeiro’s venues and legacy projects on Saturday after protesters gathered outside his hotel to loudly criticize the environmental impact of the 2016 Summer Games. A few dozen protesters chanted "IOC go home!" and held up banners calling International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Bach a "nature...

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(Adds Bach quotes, detail) By Andrew Downie RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Olympic chief Thomas Bach defended Rio de Janeiro's venues and legacy projects on Saturday after protesters gathered outside his hotel to loudly criticise the environmental...

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Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Honda Classic scores (Reuters)

Feb 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Honda Classic at the par-70 course on Saturday in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida rounds -7 Padraig Harrington (Ireland) 67 66 -6 Patrick Reed (U.S.) 67 67 -5 Brendan Steele (U.S.) 66 69 Ian...

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Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years and he knows he has a long way to go. Harrington made six birdies in the 12 holes he played Saturday morning in the rain-delayed tournament to complete a...

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Harrington holds lead at Honda as play abandoned (Reuters)

Ireland's Padraig Harrington held the lead after the second round of the Honda Classic on Saturday with play abandoned in the afternoon because of severe rain. The 43-year-old Harrington shot a four-under par 66 for his second round at PGA National...

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Wallie Coetsee takes a two-shot lead into the final round of the Joburg Open after a 2-under 70 on...

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Top-ranked Lydia Ko broke the course-record with a career-best 11-under 61 on Saturday to take the second-round lead in the New Zealand Women's Open. The 17-year-old New Zealander, coming off a victory Sunday in the Women's Australian Open, broke the...

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Where’s Wallie? He’s in front at the Joburg Open (Reuters)

Overnight leader Wallie Coetsee carded a two-under 70 on Saturday to claim a two-shot advantage after the third round of the Joburg Open but a sizeable chasing pack are hot on his heels. Four strokes separate the top 15, setting up the potential for...

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American Lewis holds one-shot lead at Thai LPGA event (Reuters)

(Reuters) - Stacy Lewis regained her composure after making four bogeys in her first six holes to retain the outright lead after the third round of the women's Thailand Open on Saturday. The American, ranked third in the world, bogeyed the second,...

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The best golfer in India played before an enormous gallery with the kind of buzz that is rare for his country. Anirban Lahiri wound up the winner, a day he won't forget. Tiger Woods was in town. Lahiri and Shiv Kapur, who played college golf at...

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As far as star power goes, the PGA Tour is like a fireworks show in the rain. The Phoenix Open was more high-charged than ever this year with the Super Bowl in town and Tiger Woods back to golf. Except that Woods was on his way home after two days...

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Seven-over McIlroy set to miss cut at Honda Classic (Reuters)

World number one Rory McIlroy was set to miss the cut after shooting a four-over par 74 in his second round of the Honda Classic on Friday to go seven-over for the tournament. Heavy rain wiped out most of the morning and at the close, Californian...

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