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Alex shoots 64 for second-round lead at Manulife LPGA Classic

American Marina Alex was "super happy" after finding herself in uncharted waters with the halfway lead at the Manulife LPGA Classic in Ontario on Friday.

"Everything fell together -- ball striking, putting," she told reporters after posting a 10-under 134 total, one stroke ahead of South Korean Kim Hyo-joo (67) and …

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Has Nadal found another secret weapon in title bid?

In 2010, Rafa Nadal tweaked his service action to give him more power and it helped him to U.S. Open glory later that year.

Six years on and despite the effects of a wrist injury, it looks as though he may have found another secret weapon as he bids …

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More than a million people apply for London 2017 tickets

More than a million people have applied for tickets for next year's world athletics championships in London where greats Usain Bolt and Mo Farah will compete for the final time on the track.

Jamaican Bolt, who completed a triple-triple of 100, 200 and 4x100 meters relay at last month's Olympics …

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Risk that Zika will spread further in U.S., elsewhere: WHO

Singapore has handled its Zika outbreak in a textbook fashion so far, while the United States could see the disease spread beyond Florida despite mosquito-control measures, officials at the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Speaking after a meeting of the WHO's emergency committee on Zika, its chairman David Heymann …

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Serena eyes next step on path to history

Serena Williams will try to take a step closer to history on Saturday when she plays her third-round match at the U.S. Open.

The world number one takes on Johanna Larsson of Sweden for a place in the last 16, the third step on the path to an Open …

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Verstappen handed a 'gentle warning'

Formula One's governing body has given Red Bull's Max Verstappen a "gentle warning" about his driving after a controversial Belgian Grand Prix, team principal Christian Horner said on Friday.

"(FIA race director) Charlie (Whiting) was keen to show him a replay of Spa," Horner told Sky Sports television at the …

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