'Beef' Johnston proves Broadway hit

Springfield (United States) (AFP) - England's Andrew Johnston, better known as "Beef" to fans at the PGA Championship, is having a whirlwind Broadway debut after his impressive British Open run two …

US British Open hope Thompson wooed by Woburn

Woburn (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Lexi Thompson, the top American in the field for the Women?s British Open starting at Woburn on Thursday, was surprised to discover that she faces a very different …

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Rio drug dealers push Olympic highs

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Rio de Janeiro drug dealers are joining the Olympic party by stamping the iconic logo of the Games on their wares.

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Day sick, lacks sleep in defending first major title

Springfield (United States) (AFP) - Top-ranked Jason Day is sick and tired after a trip to the hospital with his wife and unfamiliar with the formidable Baltusrol layout where he defends his first …

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Australia in command as rain halts Sri Lanka Test

Pallekele (Sri Lanka) (AFP) - Australia took command Wednesday of a low-scoring Test against Sri Lanka, building up an 86-run first innings lead before dismissing opener Kulsan Perera with the last …

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Garcia won't fall apart if he never wins a major

Springfield (United States) (AFP) - Sergio Garcia makes his 73rd career major start Thursday at the PGA Championship still searching for his first major title, a trophy that has eluded him for 20 …

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Higuain betrayed Napoli by joining Juve: club owner

Milan (AFP) - Gonzalo Higuain "betrayed" Napoli by joining rivals Juventus, claimed club owner Aurelio De Laurentiis despite pocketing 90m euros ($98.8m, £75.3m) for the sale of the Argentine …

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Barcelona unveil new signing Andre Gomes

Barcelona (AFP) - Barcelona paraded Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes at the Camp Nou on Wednesday after his 55-million-euro capture from Valencia on a five-year deal.

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