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Last-gasp birdie keeps Park on top SINGAPORE: A last-gasp birdie kept Park In-Bee on top at the HSBC Women's Champions on Friday as world number one Lydia Ko fought through one of the "craziest" rounds of her life.Park, demoted to second in the world by Ko, 17, was trailing Spain's Carlota Ciganda by a stroke heading into the 18th but she holed her third birdie to retain the joint lead.The pair were tied on 135 over two rounds at par-72 Sentosa Golf Club after Ciganda's sizzling six-under-par 66 and 69 for Park, who also led the first day alongside Tseng Ya-ni."I think birdieing 18 is very important for the next day. Usually it gives me a good confidence going into tomorrow," said Park, 26, who is yet to card a bogey.Ko, affected by jetlag and Singapore's tropical heat during her opening round of 68, fought back from a double-bogey on the par-four 13th to score 70 ...

Blatter calls on Iran to allow women to into stadiums ZURICH: FIFA president Sepp Blatter has asked Iran to end its ban on women watching football matches, describing the situation as intolerable."When I travelled to Iran in November 2013, I was not only confronted with huge popular enthusiasm from football but also a law forbidding women from attending football matches," he wrote in FIFA's weekly magazine."I raised the topic at my meeting with the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani, and came away with the impression ...
ACT Brumbies 27 Western Force 15 SYDNEY: Result of a Super 15 match between the ACT Brumbies and Western Force at Canberra Stadium on Friday:ACT Brumbies (AUS) 27 Western Force (AUS) 15(H-t: 19-8)ScorersBrumbies - Tries: Rory Arnold, Joe Tomane, Ben Alexander, Nic White. Conversions: Christian Leali'ifano (2). Penalties: Leali'ifano.Force - Tries: Nick Cummins, Steve Mafi. Conversions: Zack Holmes. Penalties: Holmes. Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen (RSA)Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...
Australian A-League result SYDNEY: Result of an Australian A-League match played on Friday:Newcastle Jets 0 Sydney FC 1 (Janko 68)Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...
Brumbies rule the roost at home over Force CANBERRA: The ACT Brumbies chalked up a 10th straight home victory with a bonus-point 27-15 Super 15 win over Western Force in Canberra on Friday.The Brumbies consolidated their lead at the top of the Australian Conference with a four tries to two win to clinch a scoring bonus point early in the second half.The win continues the Canberra-based side's strong start to the Super Rugby season with their third win in four outings, while the ...
WTA Monterrey Open results MONTERREY: Results from the WTA Monterrey Open on Thursday (x denotes seeds):2nd roundCaroline Garcia (FRA) bt Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 7-6 (7/2), 6-0Urszula Radwanska (POL) bt Daniela Hantuchova (SVK x7) 6-2, 6-4Timea Bacsinszky (SUI x4) bt Lesya Tsurenko (UKR) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS x5) bt Johanna Larsson (SWE) 6-4, 6-4Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...
Lacazette will stay at Lyon next season, says club president PARIS: Ligue 1 top scorer and France international Alexandre Lacazette will not be sold at the end of the season, according to Olympique Lyonnais president Jean-Michel Aulas.Lacazette, who has netted 21 league goals this season, said on the club's TV channel on Thursday that "if the president asks me to leave, I'll have to leave the club," after speculation linked him with a move to a top European club."Impossible," Aulas posted on his Twitter account. ...


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