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France’s Levy leads BMW Masters in China

Alexander Levy of France tees off on the 5th hole during the first round of the BMW Masters golf tournament at the Lake Malaren Golf Club  in Shanghai, China Thursday Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo)

SHANGHAI (AP) — France’s Alexander Levy had five straight birdies in the middle of his round and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the lead in the BMW Masters on Thursday.

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Inbee Park, Shanshan Feng share Taiwan lead

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Top-ranked Inbee Park birdied five of the last seven holes Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship.

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Karlberg leads CIMB Classic by 2 strokes

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Rikard Karlberg of Sweden birdied his last two holes for a 7-under 65 Thursday to take a two-shot lead after the opening round of the CIMB Classic.

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Grandi: I won’t seek 6th term as gymnastics chief

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — Long-time International Gymnastics Federation president Bruno Grandi has announced he will not run for a sixth term.

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Olympic speed skating rink underway in Pyeongchang

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Olympic organizers in Pyeongchang have broken ground on the speed skating rink for the 2018 Winter Games and say all six new competition venues are now on track to stage test events on schedule.

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