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Jordan Spieth clinches Open title in dramatic finish

Story highlights Jordan Spieth wins Open for third major Matt Kuchar second, three back China’s Li Haotong third Royal Birkdale (CNN)The greats find a way to get it done, Jordan Spieth’s hard-fought third major title suggests he is on an exalted path in the game of golf. In 40 agonizing and exhilarating minutes, the 23-year-old almost blew another major in ...

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The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth tightens grip on Claret Jug

Story highlights Jordan Spieth takes three-shot lead in Sunday Matt Kuchar second at -8 Branden Grace shoots 62 — lowest in men’s major history Royal Birkdale (CNN)It was an historic gauntlet to pick up but Jordan Spieth seized it with both hands to tighten his grip on the Claret Jug. The American countered Branden Grace’s men’s major record of 62 ...

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The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth weathers storm for lead

Story highlights Jordan Spieth leads by two after two days Matt Kuchar second at -4 Played at Royal Birkdale in northwest England Royal Birkdale (CNN)In the weather version of rock, paper, scissors — wind beats rain, both beat sun. The British Open got lashings of wind and rain Friday, scattering the hopes of many across the dunes of Royal Birkdale ...

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Premier League passion — and romance — in HK

Story highlights Premier League Asia Trophy is taking place in Hong Kong Liverpool and Leicester City meet in Saturday’s final (CNN)Over the last few days the English Premier League has come to Asia. Or Hong Kong to be more precise. Follow @cnnsport And the fans just can’t get enough of a league that likes to think of itself as “the ...

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Nastase handed four-year ban for racist Serena slur

Story highlights Nastase joked about skin color of Williams’ unborn child Abused and threatened female reporter, Jo Konta and GB captain ITF unable to ban Romanian from the majors (CNN)Former grand slam winner Ilie Nastase has been banned from any official roles in tennis until 2021 and fined $10,000 for his foul-mouthed outbursts during a Fed Cup tie between Great ...

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The swimmer Michael Phelps wouldn't want to race

Story highlights Michael Phelps in awe of British swimmer Peaty tipped to be unbeaten all career Likened to “Ed Moses of the pool” (CNN)Olympic champion Adam Peaty remembers the turning point in his life as if it were yesterday. That moment when he morphed from a teenager preparing for a night out drinking with friends to an elite athlete determined ...

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$32k for beaver silk? A guide to racing fashion

Story highlights Royal Ascot has attracted British racegoers for centuries Iconic male dress code has remained unchanged (CNN)In many respects, attending a sports fixture is like hitting the catwalk. Follow @cnnsport Football fans squeeze into terraces wearing their teams’ colors, rugby supporters hit up sevens tournaments in fancy dress, and celebrities are regularly seen suited and booted in the Royal ...

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