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Italy's 5-Star builds strong lead over Renzi's PD in polls

ROME: Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, benefiting from a schism in the ruling Democratic Party (PD) and division in the centre-right, has built a commanding lead over its rivals, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday. The Ipsos poll in Corriere della Sera newspaper put the 5-Star, which wants a referendum on Italy’s membership of the euro,… Read More »

Golf: Johnson takes Riviera lead, closes in on top world ranking

REUTERS: Long-hitting Dustin Johnson closed in on the world number one ranking when he took the second-round lead at the weather-plagued Genesis Open on Saturday. Johnson overcame some errant iron shots mid-round, storming home with three birdies in the final four holes for a five-under-par 66 on the damp and unusually lush Riviera course. The… Read More »

Norwich take Championship lead with win over Rotherham

LONDON: Norwich’s 3-1 win over bottom side Rotherham United at Carrow Road on Saturday moved Alex Neil’s side up to the top of the English Championship (second tier) table, pushing former leaders Huddersfield into third place. Wes Hoolahan, Cameron Jerome and Steven Naismith all scored before Dexter Blackstock’s 74th-minute goal reduced the deficit. Steve Bruce’s first… Read More »

Golf: Late birdie lifts Johnson to share of Tour Championship lead

WASHINGTON: US Open champion Dustin Johnson birdied the final hole to cap a four-under-par 66 and grab a share of the first-round lead alongside Hideki Matsuyama and Kevin Chappell at the USPGA Tour Championship in Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday (Sep 22). World number two Johnson arrived at East Lake Golf Club for the US$ 8.5… Read More »