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.
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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.
SHANGHAI (AP) — A trio of European Tour veterans topped the leaderboard after shooting a 4-under 68 in difficult conditions in the first round of the Volvo China Open on Thursday.
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Japanese boxer Kazuto Ioka beat Juan Carlos Reveco of Argentina for the WBA flyweight title Wednesday by a majority decision.
KOLKATA, India (AP) — A promising Indian batsman has died three days after colliding with a teammate while trying to catch a ball during a cricket match. Ankit Keshri was 20.