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New Zealand 18 Wales 6 at half-time DUNEDIN: Half-time score in the third and final Test between New Zealand and Wales at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday: New Zealand 18 Wales 6Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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Uehara has two shot lead at Arkansas Championship WASHINGTON: Ayako Uehara tied the tournament scoring record by carding a bogey-free nine-under 62 for a two shot lead after the opening round of the USLPGA Tour's NW Arkansas Championship on Friday.Japan's Uehara matched the tournament record set by Jane Park and Angela Park eight years ago. She also established a personal best score by one stroke, beating the 63 she shot two years ago in Malaysia.Uehara is hoping that 2016 will be a breakout ...

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Cibulkova on double duty to make Eastbourne final EASTBOURNE: Dominika Cibulkova stepped up her bid for a first grass court title by winning two matches on Friday to reach the final of the WTA Eastbourne event.The Slovak began her day by turning around a deficit of a set and a break from a rainy Thursday night to beat top seed Agnieszka Radwanska 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-3 in the quarter-finals.She then had just a few hours for an ice bath and lunch before warming ...

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Stenson charges into tie for Germany lead PULHEIM: Henrik Stenson fired a flawless seven-under-par 65 on Friday to surge into a tie for the lead at the halfway stage of the BMW International Open in Germany.The Swede joins overnight leader Raphael Jacquelin and Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat atop the leaderboard on 11 under par after carding seven birdies in Pulheim.But world number 52 Aphibarnrat went one better with a stunning second round of 64, including four birdies and an eagle on the back ...

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Cibulkova works overtime to reach Eastbourne final LONDON: Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova stunned top seed Agniezka Radwanska and then trounced Monica Puig to reach the Aegon International at Eastbourne on Friday. Rain the previous day had interrupted her battle with Pole Radwanska but when she returned to court in sunshine, trailing by a set, she blazed to a 4-6 7-6(2) 6-3 victory.Puerto Rico's Puig had had the benefit of a night's rest, having taken care of Kristina Mladenovic the previous day. But she ...

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Top seed Radwanska falls in Eastbourne EASTBOURNE: Dominika Cibulkova stepped up her bid for a career-first grass title on Friday, completing a rain-hit match to knock top seed Agnieszka Radwanska out of the WTA Eastbourne event 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-3.Australian Open finalist Cibulkova from Slovakia, trailed 6-4, 3-2 when their quarter-final was forced off court at Devonshire Park on a rainy Thursday night.Sunshine and a stiff wind presented fresh challenges as Cibulkova advanced with her upset on Friday."I'm very happy with ...

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Branden Grace pulls out of Olympics over Zika JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's Branden Grace on Friday became the latest golfer to withdraw from the Rio Olympics because of fears over the Zika virus.The 28-year-old, South Africa's highest-ranked golfer at 11th in the world, won his first PGA Tour title at the RBC Heritage in April. He joins the likes of Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell in announcing his intention not to compete at the Games starting on August 5.The threat of the mosquito-borne virus ...