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Hot Ryder Cup start for U.S. on chilly morning

CHASKA, Minnesota England's Justin Rose struck the first shot of the 41st Ryder Cup on a chilly Friday, finding the fairway off the tee at the par-four opening hole to launch the morning's foursomes matches before the U.S. took early control.

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Kvitova upsets Halep to close on second Wuhan Open title

Czech Petra Kvitova romped to a 6-1 6-2 victory over world number five Simona Halep in the Wuhan Open semi-finals on Friday to move a step closer to winning the tournament for the second time.

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Motor racing: Alonso encouraged by Honda progress

SEPANG, Malaysia Fernando Alonso was encouraged after trying out an updated Honda engine in his McLaren, even if running it in Friday’s practice sessions means he will be forced to start Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix from the back.

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Moving tributes, excitement builds at Ryder opening ceremony

CHASKA, Minnesota Moving tributes to Arnold Palmer and a celebration of sportsmanship from the Ryder Cup past highlighted Thursday's opening ceremony of the 41st edition of the match play event starting on Friday at Hazeltine.

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Motor racing: Renault’s Magnussen feels the heat

SEPANG, Malaysia Not even the blaze that engulfed his Renault could melt Kevin Magnussen’s Scandinavian reserve in Friday’s opening practice for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix, though he certainly felt the heat.

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Canada stage late comeback to win World Cup

TORONTO Canada scored two late goals to claim a nervy 2-1 win over Team Europe and complete a series sweep of the World Cup of Hockey final on Thursday, confirming their status as the sport's undisputed superpower.

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