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Baseball: Marlins pitcher Fernandez dies in boating accident MIAMI: Miami Marlins ace pitcher Jose Fernandez died early Sunday in a boating accident in Miami Beach, the Major League Baseball team confirmed."The Miami Marlins organization is devastated by the tragic loss of Jose Fernandez," the club said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this very difficult time."MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred also commented on the death of the 24-year-old, a rising star in the major leagues."All of Baseball is shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez," Manfred said."He was one of our game's great young stars who made a dramatic impact on and off the field since his debut in 2013. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, the Miami Marlins organization and all of the people he touched in his life."Fernandez was one of three people killed in the accident, in which the 32-foot vessel had ...

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Isfandyar wins Governors Cup golf LAHORE: Showing consistency and superior skills young Isfandyar Khan won the title of 33rd Governor's Cup Golf Tournament in a close finish here on Sunday at Lahore Gymkhana course. The final third round produced razor sharp closing moments and the end of 54 holes the ultimate winner,Isfandyar Khan, a 17 year student of A level, played brilliantly to achieve a winning aggregate score of 209 net (67+71+71) while his rival and challenger, Rehman Saleem ended ...

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Tennis: Wawrinka beaten by 'future of tennis' Zverev SAINT PETERSBURG: US Open champion Stan Wawrinka came up short against rising German star Alexander Zverev in the Saint Petersburg Open final on Sunday, the teenager claiming his debut ATP title 6-2, 3-6, 7-5.Zverev, the 19-year-old Monte Carlo resident, came into the final full of confidence and broke the Swiss top seed's serve twice for a one-set lead in 39 minutes.In the second set, world number three Wawrinka, who has won 11 of his previous ...

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RugbyL: Solomona treble routs Vikings LONDON: Denny Solomona's hat-trick helped Castleford round off the Super League regular season in style with a comprehensive 40-26 win over Widnes on Sunday.Despite no semi-final spot on offer, this still proved an enthralling contest as Connor Farrell got visitors Widnes off to the perfect start.But Australian Luke Dorn responded before Kiwi Solomona ran in two more tries before the interval, and things only got harder for the Vikings after the break.Solomona's third try and ...

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Golf: Levy edges Fisher in European Open play-off BAD GRIESBACH IM ROTTAL: France's Alexander Levy edged Ross Fisher in a tense play-off to secure the European Open title at Bad Griesbach in Germany on Sunday.Levy led the field by four going into the third and final round of an event dogged by disruption due to fog and curtailed to 54 holes.Sweden's Michael Jonzon led the chasing pack but it was Fisher, one shot further off the pace in third, who emerged as Levy's ...

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Golf: European Open scores BAD GRIESBACH IM ROTTAL: Leading final scores at the European Open at Bad Griesbach, Germany on Sunday (GBR/IRL unless stated, par 71). Note: Tournament reduced to 54 holes after fog delays: 194 - Alexander Levy (FRA) 62 63 69, Ross Fisher 65 65 64 (Levy won at the second play-off hole)197 - Robert Karlsson (SWE) 69 63 65, Michael Jonzon (SWE) 66 63 68 198 - Bernd Wiesberger (AUT) 63 68 67 199 - Martin ...

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Tennis: Pouille captures first career title METZ: France's Lucas Pouille won his first career title on Sunday when he downed top seed Domminic Thiem of Austria 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 in the Metz ATP final.World number 18 Pouille, who defeated Rafael Nadal on his way to the US Open quarter-finals three weeks ago, claimed victory in 78 minutes.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...