18 April 2019

  • Fans, athletes, volunteers will be up early at Tokyo Games
    By Stephen Wade / The Associated Press TOKYO—For fans, athletes and volunteers, next year’s Tokyo Olympics could become known as the get-up-early games. Hoping to beat the summer heat in the Japanese capital, organizers said on Tuesday that they will start the men’s 50-kilometer race walk final at 5:30 a.m. The men’s and women’s marathon […]
  • Marine crawls for fallen comrades
    A MARINE veteran said all he was thinking about as he crawled to the finish of the Boston Marathon was the men who died after an attack on their convoy in Afghanistan nine years ago. Their names were written on his hand, his shoes and his race bib. They were the inspiration, Micah Herndon said, […]
  • New-look ranking points enforced
    By Doug Ferguson / The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Georgia—The player who takes the fewest strokes might not win the Tour Championship because of the radical scoring change for the FedEx Cup in which the top seed will start at 10-under par with a two-shot advantage. The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Tour will continue to keep […]
  • Raptors bounce back
    TORONTO—Kept off the scoreboard in a Game One defeat, Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry was “at his finest” in Game Two, at least in the eyes of Coach Nick Nurse. Fellow All-Star Kawhi Leonard wasn’t too bad, either. Leonard scored 37 points, Lowry bounced back with 22 and the Raptors routed the Orlando Magic, 111-82, […]
  • Finn in position to win at Luisita
    FINLAND’S Teemu Putkonen made up for his late meltdown in the previous round with a strong finish on Wednesday, birdying two of the last three holes to shoot an eagle-spiked 68 and snatch the third-round lead from Guido van der Valk in the International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Luisita Championship in Tarlac. In a […]

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