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by / on August 19, 2017 at 8:52 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Olympic champion Schooling apologizes to Malaysians

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Singapore’s Olympic champion Joseph Schooling has apologized to Malaysians for saying he was going to teach their swimmers a lesson at the South East Asian Games, which open on Saturday in Kuala Lumpur.

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by / on August 19, 2017 at 8:00 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Ormsby blitzes back nine for Fiji lead

(Reuters) – Australia’s Wade Ormsby tore up the back nine with five birdies to take a one-stroke lead at the end of the third round of the Fiji International at Sigatoka on Saturday.

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by / on August 19, 2017 at 7:51 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Granderson heads to Dodgers for post-season push

(Reuters) – The Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their World Series aspirations by acquiring veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson in a trade with the New York Mets on Friday.

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by / on August 19, 2017 at 6:01 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Pujols ties Sosa for most homers by foreign-born player

(Reuters) – Albert Pujols hit the 609th home run of his career on Friday which tied him with Sammy Sosa for the most homers by a foreign-born player.

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by / on August 19, 2017 at 5:17 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Nationals’ Scherzer placed on disabled list with sore neck

(Reuters) – Washington Nationals leading pitcher Max Scherzer was scratched from his scheduled start against the San Diego Padres on Friday night with a sore neck.

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by / on August 19, 2017 at 1:56 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

McIlroy plans to defend FedExCup title: report

(Reuters) – Rory McIlroy plans to play again this year after suggesting last week that he might not compete again in 2017 to aid his recovery from a back muscle injury, according to his management group.

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by / on August 19, 2017 at 12:24 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Golf: At home Simpson halfway co-leader at Greensboro

GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) – Webb Simpson recovered from two consecutive bogeys to join fellow American Ryan Armour in the lead on 13-under par after the second round at the Wyndham Championship on Friday.

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by / on August 19, 2017 at 12:24 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Golf: At home Simpson halfway co-leader at Greensboro

GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) – Webb Simpson recovered from two consecutive bogeys to join fellow American Ryan Armour in the lead on 13-under par after the second round at the Wyndham Championship on Friday.

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by / on August 19, 2017 at 12:17 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Muguruza outlasts Kuznetsova, next faces Pliskova in Cincinnati

(Reuters) – Fourth-seeded Spaniard Garbine Muguruza won a lengthy battle against Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia 6-2 5-7 7-5 on a hot and windy day to reach the Cincinnati Open semi-finals on Friday.

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by / on August 18, 2017 at 11:30 pm / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Nadal sets up Kyrgios quarter-final in Cincinnati

(Reuters) – Top-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal defeated fellow countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas in straight sets on Friday to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final against Australian Nick Kyrgios.

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