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  • Lukaku on target as United top City in Houston derby
    (Reuters) - Strikers Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford delivered a devastating one-two punch just before half time to carry Manchester United to a 2-0 victory over Manchester City in a derby held 5,000 miles from home on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-07-21
  • Early Pizarro goal gives Mexico 1-0 win over Honduras
    (Reuters) - A goal after three minutes from Rodolfo Pizarro gave CONCACAF Gold Cup holders Mexico a 1-0 win over Honduras on Thursday and a place in the semi-finals of this year's tournament. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-07-21
  • Ex-London mayor Johnson gives Japan Olympics advice
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, London mayor when the city hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics, advised Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike on Friday to shrug off criticism during the 2020 Games preparation period, saying everything will work out in the end. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-07-21
  • Warriors to require 30-year commitment for season tickets
    (The Sports Xchange) - The Golden State Warriors are bringing the personal seat license to the NBA, and the fans interested in purchasing them will be asked for a 30-year commitment. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-07-21
  • U.S. Women’s Open champion Park continues sublime form
    (The Sports Xchange) - Gerina Piller shot an eight-under 63 to take a one-stroke lead over red-hot U.S. Women's Open champion Park Sung-hyun of South Korea and Peiyun Chien of Taiwan after Thursday's opening round in the Marathon Classic. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-07-21
  • Three-way tie for lead at Barbasol Championship
    (Reuters) - Zac Blair made a late eagle and birdied the last hole to join a three-way tie for the lead in the weather-interrupted first round of the Barbasol Championship in Auburn/Opelika, Alabama on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-07-21
  • Cycling: Froome safe in yellow as Barguil wins on Izoard
    BRIANCON, France (Reuters) - Tour de France leader Chris Froome remained rock-solid on a thrilling Col d'Izoard climb on Thursday and now looks unstoppable in his bid for a fourth title in Paris. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-07-20
  • Cycling: Froome relieved to pass final Alpine test as victory looms
    COL D’IZOARD, France (Reuters) - Chris Froome said he was relieved the Alps are out of the way after keeping what should be a Tour de France-winning lead intact on the mighty Col d'Izoard climb on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-07-20
  • Spieth backs up his swagger with impressive first round
    SOUTHPORT, England (Reuters) - Two-time major winner Jordan Spieth said his opening round in the British Open at Royal Birkdale on Thursday was one of the finest he had ever produced in a major after he took a share of the clubhouse lead with a five-under par score of 65. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-07-20
  • Konta v Halep set BBC record for women’s Wimbledon match
    LONDON (Reuters) - The epic quarter-final between Britain's Johanna Konta and Romanian Simona Halep drew a record peak audience for a Wimbledon women's match on BBC television, figures released on Thursday showed. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-07-20