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Thailand’s Kiradech wins Shenzhen in playoff

Bubba Watson competes during the first round of the Shenzhen International golf tournament at Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong Province, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat captured the inaugural Shenzhen International on Sunday after rallying in regulation with an eagle on the 17th hole and beating Chinese teenager Li Haotong in a playoff.

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Kiradech lets big lead slip to 2 shots in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 4-under 68 to take the lead after the third round at the inaugural Shenzhen International on Saturday, though he let a five-shot advantage slip to two strokes with a double bogey-bogey on this final two holes.

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Uihlein shoots 68 in gusty conditions to lead in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Peter Uihlein made five birdies in gusty conditions and shot a 4-under 68 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Shenzhen International.

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Brazil gunning for historic medal haul in 2016 Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — China thrived at the Beijing Games in 2008. Britain excelled in London in 2012. Next year, Brazil will try to show it can produce a historic performance at its home Olympics.

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Hamilton defends his Champagne celebration after criticism

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain sprays champagne on a track attendant on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China, Sunday, April 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has defended himself from the criticism surrounding his behavior at the Chinese Grand Prix, when he celebrated victory by spraying Champagne into the face of a podium hostess.

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