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Sport overview--golf
Sport overview--golf

By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Origin of Golf Golf is played on a course with an arranged progression of either nine or 18 holes. Each hole on the course must contain...full story
updated 2016-07-28 09:26 PM
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Porto's Carlos Casemiro, from Brazil, battles for the ball with Benfica's Jardel Vieira, top, also from Brazil, during the Portuguese league soccer match between Benfica and Porto at Benfica's Luz stadium, Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Lisbon, Portugal. The match ended in a 0-0 draw and Benfica leads the competition with three points ahead second placed Porto. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco) FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina, looks on during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Espanyol at Cornella-El Prat stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Sampdoria coach Sinisa Mihaijlovic, left, shares a word with Napoli coach Rafael Benitez during a Serie A soccer match between Napoli and Sampdoria, at the San Paolo stadium in Naples, Italy, Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Salvatore Laporta) Zhang Jing Xiong victorious (phote courtesy of PRO FC) New York Rangers left wing Carl Hagelin (62) reacts after scoring the winning goal in overtime of Game 5 against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York. The Rangers won 2-1 to take the series and advance to the second round.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Rory McIlroy uses a selfie stick to take a photo with many of the 54 golfers at the Junior Invitational golf tournament, after speaking to them following the second round at Sage Valley Golf Club in Graniteville, S.C., on Friday, April 24, 2015. (Jon-Michael-Sullivan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP) Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) looks at the scoreboard after the New York Rangers scored in overtime to win Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York. The Rangers advanced to the second round after winning 2-1. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Romania's Simona Halep returns the ball to Italy's Sara Errani during their quarterfinal match at the Porsche Grand Prix?tennis?tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, Friday, April 24, 2015. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)
    Updated: 2016/07/29 03:40 GMT+08:00
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Sport overview--golf Sport overview--golf
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Origin of Golf Golf is played on a course with an arranged progression of either nine or 18 holes. Each hole on the course must contain....Fullstory

2016-07-28 09:26 PM

Australia in control as Sri Lanka reach 116-4 at lunch day 3
By KRISHAN FRANCIS
Associated Press

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Australia seized control of the first test, reducing Sri Lanka to 116-4 at lunch on the third day. Sri Lanka resumed....Fullstory

2016-07-28 03:22 PM

Club pros get a taste of tour life at PGA Championship
By SAMANTHA PELL
Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, New Jersey (AP) -- Jason Day and Jordan Spieth are at Baltusrol. So are 20 club pros, who for one week of the year....Fullstory

2016-07-28 02:42 PM

Darvish pumped, but Rangers blow lead in 6-4 loss to A's
By STEPHEN HAWKINS
Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Yu Darvish pumped his fist twice and let out a shout walking off the mound after striking out the final batter....Fullstory

2016-07-28 02:01 PM

Lightning re-sign Namestnikov to 2-year, $3.875 million deal

Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed forward Vladislav Namestnikov to a two-year, $3.875 million contract Wednesday. The 23-year-old appeared in 80 games last....Fullstory

2016-07-28 06:01 AM

Bettman: Research on concussion-CTE link 'remains nascent'

Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in....Fullstory

2016-07-28 03:22 AM

Kusal Mendis' unbeaten 157 pulls Sri Lanka out of rut

Associated Press

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Kusal Mendis' maiden test hundred pulled Sri Lanka out of trouble as they reached 253 for five at tea on....Fullstory

2016-07-28 06:22 PM

Africa's best Olympian dives in for the last time
By ENOCK MUCHINJO
Associated Press

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2016-07-28 02:42 PM

He's a skydiver working with a net _ but no parachute
By JOHN ROGERS
Associated Press

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for....Fullstory

2016-07-28 02:42 PM

Venus Williams opens Rogers Cup with blowout win

Associated Press

MONTREAL (AP) -- Venus Williams opened play in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Barbora Strycova. Playing her last event before....Fullstory

2016-07-28 10:22 AM

Olympic Channel to launch on Aug. 21 after Rio closing
By STEPHEN WILSON
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The IOC will launch its new Olympic Channel next month following the closing ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Games. The digital channel,....Fullstory

2016-07-28 06:01 AM

Mascherano to stay at Barcelona through 2018-19 season

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Barcelona says Argentina international Javier Mascherano has agreed to extend his contract with the Spanish champions until June 2019. Club executive Albert....Fullstory

2016-07-28 03:22 AM

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