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Italy lock Geldenhuys out for 45 days MILAN: Italy lock Quintin Geldenhuys has been ruled out for 45 days with knee ligament damage, meaning he will miss the start of the Six Nations, the Italian rugby federation said Friday.The South African-born second row forward had already been replaced in the squad by Treviso lock Marco Fuser.Italy kick off their Six Nations campaign at home to Ireland on February 7 and away to England a week later.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015

Phoenix Open first round scores PHOENIX: Scores on Friday after the conclusion of the first round of the $6.3 million US PGA Phoenix Open (USA unless stated/par 71):64 - Ryan Palmer65 - Bubba Watson, Keegan Bradley, Daniel Berger66- Zach Johnson, Martin Laird (SCO), Ben Martin, Robert Streb67 - Justin Leonard, Angel Cabrera (ARG), Graham DeLaet (CAN), Brendon de Jonge (ZIM), James Hahn, William McGirt, Michael Thompson, Shawn Stefani68 - K.J. Choi (KOR), Geoff Ogilvy (AUS), Rory Sabbatini (RSA), Aaron Baddeley ...

Coach: Sherman's call if baby comes Super Sunday PHOENIX: Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said it will be up to cornerback Richard Sherman to decide whether to miss the Super Bowl if his pregnant girlfriend goes into labor.Ashley Moss is expecting the couple's first child, a boy, in early February."I would not like to miss the birth of my first kid, but hopefully and God willing, we won't have to cross that bridge," said Sherman, the defensive star who has played a key ...

Tiger struggles while Palmer keeps Phoenix lead SCOTTSDALE: Tiger Woods continued his struggles into the second round of the Phoenix Open on Friday morning while Ryan Palmer kept a one-stroke lead after the opening round's completion.Former world number one Woods, a 14-time major winner in his first US PGA event since last August's PGA Championship due to a back injury, opened with a two-over 73 Thursday and was three-over through five holes in his second round Friday.Woods, who began on the back ...

Nations Cup hosts 'saved Africa's honour' BATA: Equatorial Guinea "saved Africa's honour" by stepping in to host the Africa Cup of Nations at the last minute, organisers said on Friday.The local organising committee also said the tournament in the oil-rich country -- which replaced Morocco in November following the latters' withdrawal over Ebola fears -- had been hitch-free so far despite late venue changes for two of this weekend's quarter-finals."We are proud that the Nations Cup was not staged outside Africa. ...

Korean rookie Jang keeps four-stroke LPGA edge ORLANDO: South Korean rookie Jang Ha-Na remained four strokes ahead of the field after Friday's conclusion of the second round of the LPGA's season-opening Coates Championship.Darkness halted play with some contenders still on the course after an early frost delay, but none could chip into 22-year-old Jang's margin after 36 holes, leading on 12-under par 132.Angela Stanford, who finished her final four holes Friday, joined fellow American and world number three Stacy Lewis in second ...

Ben Arfa in limbo as FIFA block 'third club' switch PARIS: World governing body FIFA insisted Friday that Hatem Ben Arfa has already played for two clubs this season and his transfer from Newcastle to Nice, therefore, cannot be validated.The 27-year-old French star had turned out for Newcastle's under-21 team at the beginning of the season and also played for Premier League side Hull on loan.Under FIFA rules, he cannot join a third team during the same season."We can confirm that the decision was notified ...


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