|_______________||1 || Wozniacki targets New York marathon after tennis loss |
Rather than take an immediate break after losing to Serena Williams at the WTA Finals on Saturday, Wozniacki is already looking ahead to another sporting challenge -- her first marathon. The Dane has been pounding the streets for months to prepare herself for the ultimate test of endurance, which she will undertake at the New York marathon on Nov. 2. Then head to New York very soon." Wozniacki only decided to enter the New York marathon in July, just two months after splitting with her fiance, Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy. Wozniacki had already sent out the invitations for the November wedding when McIlroy phoned her to say it was all off, a call that she later said left her "shocked." In the months since their break-up, Wozniacki has devoted herself to training and her tennis career has taken off again.
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|_______________||2 || Dane Olesen carves out three-shot lead in Perth |
(Reuters) - Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark appeared set to end a two-year trophy drought by carving out a three-stroke lead after the penultimate round of the Perth International on Saturday. The 24-year-old, who won his first and only European Tour title in Sicily two years ago, carded a five-under-par 67 in the third round for a total of 16-under. South Korean Kim Si-hwan, who is fighting to keep his European Tour card, was on 13-under followed by England's James Morrison at third, a further stroke behind. ...
|2h 19min 29sec ago|
|_______________||3 || Denmark's Olesen leads by three at Perth International |
Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen will take a three-shot lead into Sunday's final round of the Perth International as he looks for his first win in two years at Lake Karrinyup. Olesen fired a five-under 67 in Saturday's hird round and leads the European Tour co-sanctioned tournament at 16-under 200 from South Korean Sihwan Kim. "It's been a couple of years since I won, so definitely I'll feel the nerves," said Olesen, whose only main tour success came at the 2012 Sicilian Open. "I've been in contention in big tournaments and I know how it feels," added Olesen, who finished sixth at The Masters in 2013.
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|_______________||4 || Giants hope 2012 adversity helps them overcome Royals |
|By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The San Francisco Giants hope to be able to draw on their experience in the 2012 postseason as they battle to overcome a 2-1 deficit to the Kansas City Royals in the World Series. The 3-2 loss on Friday gave the visiting Royals a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven. Teams winning Game Three in a World Series that was tied 1-1 have gone on to win two-thirds of the time. "It was a good battle," said Giants right-fielder Hunter Pence. "We just got to keep plugging away. That's the game of baseball. ...|
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|_______________||5 || Nightmare bullpen, dream start for Guthrie lift Royals |
|By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Kansas City manager Ned Yost could barely wait to unleash his scariest weapon, the remarkable set of relievers who preserved the lead to give the Royals the upper hand in the World Series on Friday. "Monstrous," Royals manager Ned Yost said about his bullpen after the 3-2 victory gave Kansas City a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Major League Baseball championship. "The key factor in all of this for us is timely hitting, great defense, really solid starting pitching, but dynamic back of the bullpen. ...|
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|_______________||6 || Royals edge Giants to take Series lead |
The Kansas City Royals edged the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Friday to grab the upper hand in the 110th World Series. The Royals won their second straight game to take a 2-1 lead in Major League Baseball's best-of-seven championship final, and will try to take a stranglehold on the series in game four on Saturday. Lorenzo Cain, Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer all delivered run-scoring hits for the Royals.
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