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Haas pulls away on back nine for AT&T win

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 20:26
(Reuters) - American Bill Haas broke free with a back nine surge and posted a three-stroke victory at the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland on Sunday.
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South Korean Park wins third consecutive major

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 20:17
(Reuters) - South Korean Park Inbee became only the second LPGA player to win the first three majors in a season when she roared to a four-stroke victory at the U.S. Women's Open on Sunday.

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Brazil crush 10-man Spain to win Confederations Cup

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 19:54
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil humbled world and European Champions Spain when they crushed them 3-0 to win the Confederations Cup final on Sunday and end their opponents' three-year record run of 29 unbeaten competitive matches
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Webber tips Ricciardo to replace him at Red Bull

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 18:52
SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Mark Webber has tipped fellow Australian Daniel Ricciardo to replace him at Formula One champions Red Bull next season.

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Perry ends heartbreak with Senior Players title

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 18:49
(Reuters) - Kenny Perry seized his long awaited first seniors major title with a stellar final round at the Senior Players Championship on Sunday.
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Park wins third consecutive major with Women's Open title

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 18:47
(Reuters) - South Korean Park Inbee became only the second LPGA player to win the first three majors in a season when she roared to a four-stroke victory at the U.S. Womens Open on Sunday.

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Haas pulls away on back nine for AT&T win

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 18:46
(Reuters) - American Bill Haas broke free with a back-nine surge and posted a three-stroke victory at the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland on Sunday.
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Avalanche take MacKinnon with number one pick

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 16:32
(Reuters) - The Colorado Avalanche opted for goal-scoring over defense, taking Canadian Nathan MacKinnon ahead of top ranked Seth Jones with the number one overall pick at the National Hockey League draft in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday.

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Formula One in crisis mode after tire failures

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 14:51
SILVERSTONE (Reuters) - Formula One and tire supplier Pirelli faced a full-on crisis on Sunday after the British Grand Prix came close to being stopped for safety reasons due to a spate of explosive high-speed blowouts.
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Battle-hardened Farah sends timely reminder to rivals

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 13:28
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Double Olympic champion Mo Farah produced a stunning sprint to take the 5,000 meters in Birmingham on Sunday as a host of London Games winners struggled to find the form that propelled them to victory last year.

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Bakelants rides his luck to win second stage

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 13:26
AJACCIO, France (Reuters) - Belgian Jan Bakelants, a last-minute inclusion on the RadioShack-Leopard Tour de France roster, rode his luck to win the second stage by one second and take the overall leader's yellow jersey on Sunday.

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Guess who? Djokovic, Murray and Serena lead unfamiliar cast

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 13:14
LONDON (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Serena Williams will head a cast of fresh-faced hopefuls on Monday as Wimbledon heads into the second week which will be a Federer-free zone for the first time in 11 years.
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Casey masters tricky conditions to win in Ireland

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 13:06
(Reuters) - Former world number three Paul Casey mastered difficult conditions to hit a five-under par 67 to claim the Irish Open by three shots on Sunday, his first European Tour victory in over two years.

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Reprimanded Rosberg keeps Silverstone win

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 12:34
SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - British Grand Prix winner Nico Rosberg breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday after Formula One stewards decided not to punish him for an alleged flag infringement that might have cost him the victory.
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Blake not ruled out of world 100 meters title defense - manager

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 11:54
KINGSTON (Reuters) - World 100 meters champion Yohan Blake has not been ruled out of defending his title in Moscow in August because of injury, his manager Cubie Seegobin said on Sunday, knocking down media reports that the Jamaican was to undergo surgery.

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Rosberg triumphs in Britain after Vettel retires

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 11:32
SILVERSTONE (Reuters) - Germany's Nico Rosberg won a dramatic British Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday after one of several explosive tire failures scuppered team mate Lewis Hamilton's hopes of home victory.
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Tire failure wrecks Hamilton's home hopes

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 09:13
SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Sudden Tire failure wrecked Lewis Hamilton's hopes of a home British Grand Prix victory on Sunday after the Mercedes driver had led from pole position.

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Police arrest 15 for attacking Bulgarian FA headquarters

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 07:28
SOFIA (Reuters) - Fifteen people have been held by police in connection with an attack on the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) headquarters on Saturday, the country's interior ministry said on Sunday.
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Pittsburgh first to 50 wins in Major Leagues

Reuters Sports - June 30, 2013 - 00:29
(Reuters) - The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed their eighth successive victory with a 2-1 triumph over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday and became the first team in Major League Baseball to 50 wins this season.

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Ledecky breaks Evans' 1500 freestyle record at U.S. Nationals

Reuters Sports - June 29, 2013 - 22:12
(Reuters) - Katie Ledecky broke Janet Evans' 25-year-old meeting record to claim the women's 1500 meters freestyle at the U.S. National Championships on Saturday, and becoming the second fastest American of all time in the event.
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