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19 October 2018 8:37 AM Piercy takes 1-shot lead at CJ Cup

Jeju Island - Scott Piercy led a dominant American leaderboard at the PGA Tour's CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Friday with a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds. Piercy had a 36-hole total of 9-under 135, one ahead of Brooks Koepka, who also shot 65 and is playing in his first tournament since being voted PGA Tour player of the year. Fellow 21

12 October 2018 8:21 AM Woodland, Leishman share lead at PGA event

Kuala Lumpur - Gary Woodland shot an 11-under 61 to tie the course record Friday and join Marc Leishman in a share of the second-round lead at the PGA Tour's season-opening CIMB Classic. Woodland and Leishman (62) were at 14-under 130 on the revamped TPC Kuala Lumpur West course. Woodland's bogey-free nines of 30-31 matched the 61 that Justin Thomas 27

01 October 2018 7:17 PM Reed slams US team selection after Ryder rout

New York - Patrick Reed has criticised the leadership of the United States' Ryder Cup team in the wake of their thrashing by Europe. In comments reported by the New York Times on Monday, Reed slammed the decision to split up his previously successful partnership with Jordan Spieth and suggested that "egos" had scuppered the US challenge in France 22

23 September 2018 6:43 AM Gabon hails 'brave' ICC decision not to probe violence claims

Gabon on Saturday hailed as "brave" a decision by the International Criminal Court not to open a formal probe into claims of violence after a disputed presidential poll in a country ruled by the same family for nearly 50 years. The re-election of President Ali Bongo in August 2016 by just a few thousand votes led opposition leader Jean Ping to accuse 33

20 September 2018 7:18 AM Anderson leads Team World's Laver Cup charge

Cape Town - South Africa’s Kevin Anderson leads Team World’s charge against a formidable Team Europe in this weekend’s Laver Cup exhibition event in Chicago. Anderson, the world No 9, is the highest-ranked member of Team World which also features Americans John Isner (world No 10), Jack Sock (No 17) and Frances Tiafoe (No 40), Argentina’s Diego Schwartzmann 37

13 September 2018 10:06 AM Ryder Cup about more than golf for Finau's family

Cape Town - Tony Finau's inclusion in the USA Ryder Cup team has a greater meaning than just golfing excellence for he and his family, it's about a sense of belonging. Finau is the son of Kelepi, a Tongan immigrant, who moved to the USA in his early twenties and raised a family, alongside his wife, in a rough neighbourhood in Utah. Finau's narrative 24

09 September 2018 5:22 AM Pope tells bishops to fight abuse

Vatican City — Pope Francis told newly ordained bishops on Saturday that they must reject all forms of abuse and work in communion to fight the clerical culture that has fueled the sex abuse and cover-up scandal rocking his papacy. Francis cited his recent letter about combatting abuse during an audience with 74 new bishops from 34 countries in the developing 36

17 August 2018 5:06 AM Salas surges to LPGA Indy lead with record-equalling 62

Los Angeles - American Lizette Salas fired a course record-equalling 10-under par 62 on Thursday to take a two-shot first-round lead over Japan's Nasa Hataoka and Angel Yin in the LPGA Indy Championship. Salas birdied the last three holes at the Brickyard Crossing Golf Club course in Indianapolis, Indiana, two of them after waiting through a weather 37

13 August 2018 1:54 PM Furyk confirms 8 for Ryder Cup, door open for Tiger

St. Louis - US Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk unveiled the first eight members of his squad on Monday, with the potential of a captain's pick remaining to add Tiger Woods to the lineup. Furyk confirmed spots next month in France for Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson and Rickie Fowler from US qualifying settled after Sunday's PGA Championship final 33

11 August 2018 8:26 PM Tiger charges into the hunt as Koepka takes lead

St. Louis - Tiger Woods birdied five of the first eight holes and charged into contention for his first major title since 2008 in Saturday's third round of the PGA Championship. The 14-time major champion, in the eighth month of his comeback from spinal fusion surgery after years of back injuries, shared third on eight-under-par after seven holes at Bellerive 39