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Sports News Roundup: Olympics-Horse riding to be dropped from modern pentathlon – report; Golf-Nothing Goofy about possible PGA return to Disney and more

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Olympics-Horse riding to be dropped from modern pentathlon – report Modern pentathlon’s governing body has voted to remove horse riding from in its programme at the Olympics after the Paris 2024 Games, British media reported. The Guardian said the decision was …

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Sports News Roundup: Golf-Koepka withdraws from Tour Championship with wrist injury; Tennis-American Rogers defeats number one Barty in shock U.S. Open upset and more

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Golf-Koepka withdraws from Tour Championship with wrist injury Brooks Koepka withdrew from the Tour Championship on Saturday after injuring his left wrist hitting a ball out of the rough, prompting questions about whether the American will be fit enough to compete …

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Sports News Roundup: Tennis-Tiafoe stuns Rublev to move into U.S. Open last-16; Golf-Europe’s Reid excited to tackle Korda sisters at Solheim Cup and more

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Tennis-U.S. Open day five Defending champion Naomi Osaka and third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas became high-profile casualties in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday as two 18-year-olds announced themselves on the big stage by advancing to the last-16 for …

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Golf-Zalatoris talks to Matsuyama for first time since Masters

Masters runner-up Will Zalatoris could not catch Hideki Matsuyama at Augusta National Golf Club but did track the Japanese major champion down on Tuesday ahead of this week’s AT&T Byron Nelson in McKinney, Texas.Zalatoris said he bumped into Matsuyama in a parking lot at TPC Craig Ranch, where first-round action …

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Golf-Japan hails ‘bright news’ of Matsuyama’s Masters win

Japan sucked in its breath as Hideki Matsuyama almost blew his chance to win the Masters but the golfer’s one-shot victory at Augusta National sparked a joyous reaction back home as the country celebrated another sporting triumph in testing times.Matsuyama, 29, became the first man from Japan to win one …

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