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Australian NRL results BRISBANE: Results of matches played in Australia's National Rugby League on Saturday:Canberra Raiders 26 New Zealand Warriors 22Gold Coast Titans 34 Parramatta Eels 14Melbourne Storm 26 Sydney Roosters 10Friday:Brisbane Broncos 12 Penrith Panthers 31Thursday:North Queensland Cowboys 36 Canterbury Bulldogs 0Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year-old 100m hurdles world record LONDON: Kendra Harrison set a 100m hurdles world record of 12.20sec at the London Diamond League meeting on Friday, relieving some of the pain of her failure to make the US Olympic team.Harrison beat the previous record of 12.21sec set by Bulgaria's Yordanka Donkova back on August 20, 1988."After prelims (Friday), I finally got my confidence back," said Harrison, who had been plunged into despair by her failure to punch her Rio ticket at the ...

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Venus Williams books Stanford semi-final SAN FRANCISCO: Top-seeded Venus Williams booked her semi-final berth at the WTA hardcourt tournament in Stanford, California, on Friday with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over 17-year-old wild card CiCi Bellis.Ranked seventh in the world, the 36-year-old Williams needed only an hour to get past the 203rd-ranked Bellis in an all-American clash.Williams, who captured the most recent of her 49 singles titles in February in Taiwan, next faces another American, Alison Riske, who was leading 6-3, ...

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College player who died after training had enlarged heart LOS ANGELES: Oklahoma State University basketball player Tyrek Coger, who collapsed and died after a training session on Thursday, had an enlarged heart and died of natural causes, officials said Friday.The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office announced its findings a day after the 21-year-old player collapsed following a 40-minute conditioning workout.He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.Oklahoma State coach Brad Underwood broke down at a news conference on Friday talking about ...

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Rio homeless raise voice ahead of Olympics RIO DE JANEIRO: Many people walk by the homeless without looking but in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, street dwellers became the stars as they stood outside the Olympic city's main theater and sang.Standing on the steps of the ornate Municipal Theater, about 60 homeless people -- some who live in shelters and others who sleep rough -- charmed the public.They were participating in a project called With One Voice, started by the British NGO ...

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Johnson, List still neck and neck in Canadian Open lead MONTREAL: US Open champion Dustin Johnson shook off a double-bogey to maintain a share of the lead alongside Luke List on Friday after two rounds of the PGA Tour Canadian Open.Johnson, who started the day tied with List for the lead, fell back early as he dropped four shots in his first four holes at Glen Abbey near Toronto.With warm sunshine drying out the course, Johnson teed off on 10 and promptly bogeyed 11. He ...

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Top seeds Isner, Stosur fall in Washington quarter-finals WASHINGTON: Top seeds John Isner and Samantha Stosur were ousted from the ATP and WTA Washington Open in Friday's quarter-finals, each paying the price for squandering leads in tie-breakers.Isner unleashed a 29-ace barrage at US fifth seed Steve Johnson but failed to capitalize on five set points in the first set and seven in the second in falling 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (17/15)."Those were very easily tie-breakers I could have won but I didn't," Isner said. ...