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ST FRANCIS VICTORY GIVES DOUG SECOND WIN OF SEASON

2017 Vodacom Origins - St Francis: Day 3

Doug McGuigan may have to rethink the order he placed for a new putter after he fired a final round six-under-par 66 on Saturday to win the Vodacom Origins of Golf event at St Francis Links. Even with a bogey and a double-bogey on his card, his 13-under-par total for the 54-hole event was enough to give him a two-stroke ...

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TOP TRIO THREATEN MARATHON RECORD IN BERLIN

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The current top long-distance runners will clash in Germany’s capital on Sunday with a trio, spearheaded by Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, threatening the world record at the Berlin Marathon. Kenya’s Kipchoge, 32, and Wilson Kipsang, 35, take on Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, 35, in an elite line-up with former record-holder Patrick Makau and 2007 world champ Luke Kibet also in the ...

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ZIM’S BURMESTER AND COETZEE THREE BACK IN PORTUGAL

Portugal Masters 2017 - Day Two

Nino Bertasio will take a one-shot lead into the weekend at the Portugal Masters after firing a second consecutive 65 on day two at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course. Source – Compleat Golfer The Italian entered the week needing a big finish to the season, sitting at 117th on the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex and also outside ...

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NEYMAR – CAVANI RIVALRY ‘HEALTHY’ FOR PSG – OKOCHA

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The tension between Paris Saint-Germain forwards Neymar and Edinson Cavani is “healthy” and they should be left to sort things out themselves, according to the club’s former star Jay-Jay Okocha. Cavani and world-record signing Neymar squabbled over a penalty during PSG’s 2-0 win over Lyon last weekend, which Cavani took and missed, and Neymar is since reported to have apologised ...

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MIGHTY WARRIORS, BANYANA IN EPIC CONTEST

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MIGHTY Warriors coach, Sithethelelwe Sibanda says she is not reading much into Zimbabwe’s past encounters against South Africa’s Banyana Banyana when the two sides clash in the Cosafa Women’s Championship final at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. BY FORTUNE MBELE After the 4-0 drubbing of guests Kenya in the semi-final at BF on Thursday, Sibanda said football changes everyday and she hopes ...

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ZIM, SA 4 DAY TEST SET FOR ICC NOD

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LONDON — The International Cricket Counci (ICC) is likely to grant Test status to the four-day match between South Africa and Zimbabwe on Boxing Day, but strictly as a “trial” exercise. A final decision on Cricket South Africa’s request that the experimental day-night fixture in Port Elizabeth be considered a Test will be taken at the ICC board meeting in ...

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ZIDANE DESPERATE FOR MADRID TO REMAIN CALM

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MADRID — They may be seven points off the pace, but coach Zinedine Zidane has urged his troops to remain calm, as Real Madrid look to mount a comeback following a series of poor performances at home this season. Los Merengues were dealt a huge blow early on, succumbing to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Real Betis in ...

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NTOUBA IN AGAIN

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DYNAMOS striker, Christian Ntouba is available for the Chibuku Super Cup first round match against Bulawayo City at Rufaro Stadium tomorrow, as controversy continues to dog the Cameroonian forward. BY HENRY MHARA According to the Premier Soccer League (PSL) rules and regulations, Ntouba should not be eligible for this match, but Dynamos have been told that they can field him. ...

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TOUGH MIDLANDS DERBY ON THE CARDS

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Chapungu coach, Tendai Chikuni has got a chance to inflict pain on his former paymasters, when his side take on FC Platinum in a Chibuku Super Cup first round match at Mandava Stadium today. By Terry Madyauta Chikuni acknowledges the platinum miners have always been a tough opponent for the airmen, as they also boast of an excellent home record. ...

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COETZEE,LUITEN LEAD THE FIELD IN PORTUGAL

2017 Joburg Open: Day 2

Joost Luiten and George Coetzee will take a share of the lead into the second round of the Portugal Masters after firing seven under par rounds of 64 on day one at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course. From The European Tour Luiten set the target in the morning and was then caught by Coetzee with Italy’s Nino Bertasio, Frenchman Grégory ...

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