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Golf: Levy leads by four at fog-hit European Open BAD GRIESBACH IM ROTTAL: France's Alexander Levy closed in on a third career European Tour triumph on Saturday when he stormed to a four-shot lead at the fog-hit European Open.After being badly affected by the weather on Thursday and Friday when seven hours were lost, the tournament suffered three more hours of delays on Saturday, forcing organisers to declare a 54-hole event.The third and final round will be played on Sunday.Levy, who won two titles in 2014, came into Saturday with just one hole of his delayed second round to complete.He made par on the ninth to stay at 17 under.Ross Fisher made a birdie on the seventh in his final three holes to cut the Frenchman's overnight lead to five shots but it was Swede Michael Jonzon who surged through the field, shooting a 63 to get to 13 under.Jonzon only found out he was playing on Wednesday afternoon ...

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Golf: European Open scores BAD GRIESBACH IM ROTTAL: Leading scores at the fog-hit European Open at Bad Griesbach, Germany on Saturday (GBR/IRL unless stated, par 71). Note: Tournament reduced to 54 holes after fog delays: 125 - Alexander Levy (FRA) 62 63 129 - Michael Jonzon (SWE) 66 63 130 - Ross Fisher 65 65 131 - Martin Kaymer (GER) 67 64, Bernd Wiesberger (AUT) 63 68, Florian Fritsch (GER) 67 64 132 - Robert Karlsson (SWE) 69 63, ...

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Cycling: Eneco Tour results BRUSSELS: Results from the Eneco Tour sixth stage at Lanaken on Saturday:1. Luka Pibernik (SLO/Lampre) 4hr 28min 45sec, 2. Mark McNally (GBR) s.t., 3. Bert Van Lerberghe (BEL) s.t., 4. Alexis Gougeard (FRA) s.t., 5. Chad Haga (ITA) s.t., 6. Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) at 5sec, 7. Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) 5, 8. Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) 5, 9. Arnaud Démare (FRA) 5, 10. Jonas Van Genechten (BEL) 5.Overall1. Rohan Dennis (AUS/BMC) 18hr 09min 37sec, 2. Taylor ...

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RugbyU: French Top 14 results - 1st update PARIS: Results from the French Top 14 on Saturday:Castres 31 Racing 23Grenoble 38 Pau 39La Rochelle 34 Bayonne 17Bordeaux-Begles 32 Lyon 10Playing laterToulouse v Stade Francais (1845 GMT)SundayMontpellier v Brive (1030 GMT), Toulon v Clermont (1415 GMT)Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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Thiem struggles past Simon into Metz final METZ: World number 10 Dominic Thiem beat France's Gilles Simon to qualify for the ATP Metz final on Saturday after a come-from-behind 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 win.It took the 23-year-old Austrian top seed two hours and 17 minutes to beat fourth seed Simon, and the victory sets up a final Sunday against either Belgium's David Goffin or Frenchman Lucas Pouille.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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Wawrinka and Zverev in St Petersburg Open final SAINT PETERSBURG: US Open champion Stan Wawrinka and Alexander Zverev of Germany cruised into the Saint Petersburg Open final on Saturday beating Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain and the Czech Thomas Berdych respectively.Swiss top seed Wawrinka won his first ever meeting with the fourth seeded Bautista Agut 7-6 (10/8), 6-2 in one hour 50 minutes to set up a clash with the German teenager in the final.The world number three produced a catalogue of 31 ...

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Unfit Fury holding Klitschko hostage BERLIN: Wladimir Klitschko's manager says Tyson Fury is holding the ex-world champion 'hostage' in the wake of the Briton's latest postponement of their heavyweight rematch."Wladimir is totally disappointed that this bloke has delayed the fight again. He's holding him hostage," said Klitschko's manager Bernd Boente."Wladimir wants to fight, he's training and in the meantime it's already been nearly a year since the first fight."Klitschko is based in Hamburg and his management has reserved the city's ...