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Sports News

Australian to attempt 'torturous' quadruple Channel swim

SYDNEY, Aug 8, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - An Australian swimmer plans to attempt a world-first non-stop quadruple crossing of the icy English Channel, a torturous feat never before...More...

Golf: Major schedule revamp expected to send PGA to May - reports

CHARLOTTE, Aug 8, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A major golf schedule revamping that sees the PGA Championship move from August to May is expected to be announced Tuesday, according t...More...

Athletics: IAAF World Championships Day 5 highlights

LONDON, Aug 8, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Day five highlights for the IAAF World Championships on Tuesday:

Men's Pole Vault final

Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie has never w...More...

Golf: Augusta National has deal to buy neighboring land - report

CHARLOTTE, Aug 8, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Augusta National Golf Club has agreed to purchase a parcel of land from the adjacent Augusta Country Club, according to a Golf Channel ...More...

Tennis: French Open champ Ostapenko falls to US qualifier Lepchenko

TORONTO, Canada, Aug 8, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Qualifier Varvara Lepchenko rallied to stun French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 1-6, 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/5) on Monday in the firs...More...

Athletics: Semenya plays down gender testing 'nonsense'

LONDON, Aug 8, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - South African Caster Semenya, dogged by gender accusations since shooting to fame in 2009, has played down efforts by track and field's go...More...