Posts Tagged Asia

Swafford, Weekley atop Zurich Classic leaderboard

Boo Weekley sinks a putt on the 13th hole during the first round of the Zurich Classic PGA golf tournament, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Avondale, La. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Hudson Swafford shot a 6-under 66 for a share of the Zurich Classic lead with Boo Weekley when second-round play was suspended Friday because of the threat of severe weather.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Julien Quesne takes 1-stroke lead at Volvo China Open

SHANGHAI (AP) — Julien Quesne shot a 5-under 67 Friday to take a one-stroke lead over defending champion Alexander Levy and Peter Uihlein after the second round at the Volvo China Open.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Quesne takes 1-stroke lead at Volvo China Open

SHANGHAI (AP) — Julien Quesne shot a 5-under 67 Friday to take a one-stroke lead over defending champion Alexander Levy and Peter Uihlein after the second round at the Volvo China Open.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Champ Lydia Ko takes first-round lead in Swinging Skirts

Juli Inkster is embraced on the ninth green of the Lake Merced Golf Club after finishing the first round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic golf tournament Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Daly City, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Lydia Ko settled for a tap-in birdie on the par-5 14th after her eagle chip deflected off the pin and the defending champion shot a 5-under 67 to take the first-round lead Thursday in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Manfred downplays possibility of big leaguers in Olympics

In this April 15, 2015, file photo, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred talks during a news conference prior to a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Seattle Mariners on Jackie Robinson Day in Los Angeles. Manfred said Thursday, April 23, 2015, that Pete Rose will play some role during this summer's All-Star Game in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t expect to see big league baseball players at the 2020 Olympics, even if the IOC reinstates the sport for the Tokyo Games. And new Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says the sport’s international governing body should demand a long-term pledge from the International Olympic Committee before agreeing to return.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,