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  • Golf: List and Lovemark ahead in Florida as Woods shoots one-over 71

    (Reuters) - Luke List and Jamie Lovemark took a one-stroke lead at the Honda Classic in Florida on a windy Friday as Tiger Woods fought back from late trouble to sit four back after a one-over par 71.

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  • List and Lovemark ahead in Florida as Woods shoots one-over 71

    (Reuters) - Luke List and Jamie Lovemark took a one-stroke lead at the Honda Classic in Florida on a windy Friday as Tiger Woods fought back from late trouble to sit four back after a one-over par 71.

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  • Revived Tiger Woods insists he can win from four shots back at Honda Classic

    • Former world No 1 makes the cut in Florida despite late wobble• Luke List and Jamie Lovemark share lead at three under par For Tiger Woods to remain part of the Honda Classic equation after the cut is notable enough. For the 14-times major champion to be in the top 10, as he was for a spell on Friday, was the stuff of Florida fairytale. There was to be no dream scenario, as befitting the encounters with harsh reality he has become accustomed to just when progress appears rapid. Woods has...

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  • Tennis: Bouchard reaches settlement in lawsuit against USTA

    (Reuters) - Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard reached a settlement in her lawsuit with the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) on Friday after a fall at the 2015 U.S. Open resulted in her withdrawal and a concussion.

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  • Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Games

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A second Russian athlete has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a major blow for the nation's hopes of regaining its Olympic status and drawing a line under years of doping scandals.

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  • Sam Allardyce wants future at Everton beyond short-term rescue mission

    • Manager wants time to build team to play at Bramley-Moore• ‘Coming out of retirement was to do bigger things in the future’ Sam Allardyce has claimed he did not come out of retirement for another short-term rescue mission with Everton but to build a team worthy of the club’s proposed new stadium in four years’ time. He signed an 18-month contract to succeed Ronald Koeman in November but admits he has not discussed any long-term plans with the club’s owner, Farhad Moshiri, who marks his...

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  • Alan Pardew says he still has tricks in his repertoire to keep West Brom up

    • Crucial game against Huddersfield for side seven points from safety• ‘Strange things happen in football. Leicester proved that’ Alan Pardew has spoken of his determination to see the job through at The Hawthorns despite a damaging run of results and off-the-field controversy, yet the West Brom Albion manager has also acknowledged the growing pressure around his position. Albion have won one of their 13 league games since Pardew’s appointment, leaving the club seven points adrift of safety at...

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  • Mourinho says Chelsea games mean ‘less and less’ as Conte feud cools

    • Two managers had angry exchange of words earlier in the season• Portuguese admits emotional ties to Stamford Bridge are loosening José Mourinho has admitted meetings with Chelsea mean “less and less” as his emotional ties with his former club steadily recede, with neither the Manchester United manager nor Antonio Conte prepared to reignite their feud before Sunday’s collision between their teams at Old Trafford. The pair clashed towards the end of last year when Conte interpreted Mourinho’s...

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  • Reluctant keeper Martin Dubravka makes right impression at Newcastle

    The on-loan Slovakian keeper who likes to play on the wing in training is hoping to extend his stay on Tyneside after an impressive debut against Manchester United Martin Dubravka is a reluctant goalkeeper but the early indications are that Rafael Benítez’s loan signing from Sparta Prague could prove a key component in Newcastle’s struggle to stay in the Premier League. “I like to play as a right‑winger,” said the Slovakia international whose stunning display in his debut at home against...

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  • Wenger accepts underdog status but denies Guardiola has raised the bar

    The Arsenal manager says players matter more than coaches as he aims to ‘create a surprise’ in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final So, Arsène Wenger. Do you think Pep Guardiola has raised the bar in terms of elite-level football over the past 10 years? The question was designed to draw an insight from the Arsenal manager into Guardiola’s methods and how he has powered Manchester City clear of all-comers in the Premier League this season. It was topical before Wenger’s meeting with Guardiola in Sunday’s...

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  • Chris Robshaw says England are braced for ‘dirty tricks’ before Calcutta Cup

    • Flanker unfazed by memories of rogue bagpipers and traffic jams • ‘We’ve all experienced tricks and a sideshow to try and put you off’ England’s players insist they will not be affected by any “dirty tricks” which may be awaiting them before their Calcutta Cup game at Murrayfield. Down the years England have experienced everything from rogue bagpipers to tunnel stand-offs on their Six Nations travels and are collectively braced for whatever materialises . The Harlequins flanker Chris Robshaw...

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  • Bouchard reaches settlement in lawsuit against USTA

    (Reuters) - Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard has reached a settlement with the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) in her lawsuit after a fall at the 2015 U.S. Open resulted in her withdrawal and a concussion, lawyers told Reuters on Friday.

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  • Simon Middleton helps England squad juggle work with play

    Simon Middleton has a lot more in common with the England players he coaches than one might imagine.

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  • Motor racing: Good times are coming, says Alonso after driving new McLaren

    (Reuters) - Double world champion Fernando Alonso sounded an optimistic note after driving the first Renault-powered McLaren Formula One car in Spain on Friday.

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  • Kasatkina upsets Muguruza to set up Dubai final with Svitolina

    (Reuters) - Russia's Daria Kasatkina stunned second seed Garbine Muguruza to reach the final at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Friday, while defending champion Elina Svitolina cruised past former world number one Angelique Kerber.

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  • Olympics: Canada mourns after coming up short in hockey, curling

    (Reuters) - Canada has long dominated both ice hockey and curling but a stunning string of Olympic defeats in the country's beloved sports at the Pyeongchang Games has left the nation in an unfamiliar state of mourning.

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  • Good times are coming, says Alonso after driving new McLaren

    (Reuters) - Double world champion Fernando Alonso sounded an optimistic note after driving the first Renault-powered McLaren Formula One car in Spain on Friday.

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  • France v Italy: Six Nations – live!

    Six Nations updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offCalcutta Cup can reveal real England and test ScotlandFeel free to get in touch on email or tweet @Simon_Burnton 9.16pm GMT 52 mins: There’s lots of grumpy noises coming from the stands, though on the television it’s hard to tell if they’re angry, or just doing more Mexican waving. 9.13pm GMT 50 mins: For the first time this evening, Tomasso Allan kicks a penalty. And his aim is true. Continue reading...

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  • Cheltenham Festival hopes to stake late claim

    Kempton Park stages what are traditionally considered the last recognised Cheltenham Festival trials on Saturday – although last year’s Stayers’ Hurdle runner-up Lil Rockerfeller goes in the National Spirit Hurdle at Fontwell Park on Sunday – and racegoers should be in for the added bonus of seeing Champion Hurdle favourite Buveur d’Air and Gold Cup favourite Might Bite gallop after racing.

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  • Rory McIlroy pain in Bear Trap but makes cut at Honda Classic

    Rory McIlroy found himself mauled in the middle of the Bear Trap, but still survived a brutal day at the Honda Classic to give himself faint hopes of arresting the longest winless run of his 11-year career.

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  • Pep Guardiola insists he puts substance of trophies over style of his Man City team

    The message from Pep Guardiola was unequivocal:

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  • France v Italy, Six Nations 2018: live score updates

    For all of France's pressure, they lead by just a single point.

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  • Germany stuns Canada to make first final

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany shocked defending men's ice hockey champions Canada 4-3 on Friday, beating them on Olympic ice for the first time to reach their first gold medal game.

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  • Williams appoint Rowland as 'official young driver'

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Oliver Rowland has been appointed "official young driver" for Williams even though, at 25, he is older than both of those who will be racing for the Formula One team this season.

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