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  • Golf's governing bodies are expected to announce shortly whether they will go ahead with a proposed ban on players anchoring putters to their body, a rule change which makes no sense at all to Bernhard Langer.

     

  • Golf's governing bodies are expected to announce shortly whether they will go ahead with a proposed ban on players anchoring putters to their body, a rule change which makes no sense at all to Bernhard Langer.

     

  • Documents obtained by U.S. authorities investigating mining corruption in Guinea show Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz's mining company promised to pay millions of dollars in Africa to win valuable mining concessions.

     

  • A musical based on Bret Easton Ellis's "American Psycho", the disturbing tale of a Wall Street banker turned sadistic serial killer, will have its world premiere in London in December.

     

  • McLaren questioned Lewis Hamilton's version of events on Friday after the 2008 Formula One champion told an interviewer he had been thrown out of his old team's garages in pre-season testing.

     

  • Prince Harry, Britain's third in line to the throne, will take part in a race to the South Pole alongside wounded British servicemen and women, he announced on Friday.

     

  • Mozambique's Renamo opposition movement rejected an offer of talks with the government on Friday, keeping political tensions high after shootings this month by suspected Renamo gunmen, the deadliest attacks in more than a decade.

     

  • Mike Denness, the only Scotsman to captain England, has died of cancer at the age of 72, the BBC reported on Friday.

     

  • Eleven countries negotiating a free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region will continue talks on Saturday on Japan's bid to join the negotiations and related issues, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Trade Representative's office said.

     

  • A musical based on Bret Easton Ellis' "American Psycho", the disturbing tale of a Wall Street banker turned sadistic serial killer, will have its world premiere in London in December.

     

  • April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - 2nd Free Practice Session from the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on Friday 1.Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Lotus - Renault 1.34.154 2.Mark Webber (Australia) RedBull - Renault 1.34.184...

     

  • Australia gorged on a feast of second-half tries to thrash depleted world champions New Zealand 32-12 in a rugby league test in Canberra on Friday.

     

  • Replacement hooker John Ulugia scored a late try to get the New South Wales Waratahs over the line with a 25-20 upset of the defending champion Chiefs in Sydney on Friday.

     

  • Bahrain could return to a season-opening slot on the Formula One calendar, with a test at the Sakhir circuit preceding it, if local officials can convince commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

     

  • Bahrain could return to a season-opening slot on the Formula One calendar, with a test at the Sakhir circuit preceding it, if local officials can convince commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

     

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  • The Wellington Hurricanes resurrected their Super Rugby season after a heavy defeat at the hands of the Auckland Blues with a 22-16 victory over a stubborn Western Force side in their clash at Wellington Regional Stadium on Friday.

     

  • April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - 1st Free Practice Session from the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on Friday 1.Felipe Massa (Brazil) Ferrari 1.34.487 2.Fernando Alonso (Spain) Ferrari 1.34.564 3.Nico Rosberg...

     

  • Bahrain is a safe place to race and this weekend's grand prix will go ahead as planned, Formula One's governing body and commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone said in a joint statement on Friday.

     

  • World stocks rebounded on Friday but remained on course for their worst week in almost a year after a sell-off triggered by global economic growth concerns.

     

  • An Australian lawyer who for years has traded her staid court robes and wig for fur and lycra to sing pop tunes in her off hours now stands only a step away from every musician's dream - breaking into the top 10 on the music charts.

     

  • An Australian barrister who for years has traded her staid court robes and wig for fur and lycra to sing pop tunes in her off hours now stands only a step away from every musician's dream - breaking into the top 10 on the music charts.

     

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