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Decision on new sports for Tokyo Games set 2016

Tokyo —The final decision on which new sports will be added to the program for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics won’t be made until August 2016—a year later than originally planned.

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Holmes opens 4-shot lead at Blue Monster

Doral, Florida— J.B. Holmes never liked the old Blue Monster at Doral because he thought it was too easy for a World Golf Championship.

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Roach: ‘No way we can’t win this fight

Tim Dalhberg Las Vegas —Armed guards patrolling the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. Stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao’s sparring. And a bit of trash talking just to spice things up two months before the big fight.

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Bowlers need Paeng’s touch

Clyde Mariano In an effort to give bowling a shot in the arm, the Philippine Bowling Association is planning to get the services of four-time World Cup champion Rafael “Paeng” Nepomuceno to train the bowlers and bring back the respect and adulation of Filipinos in the world stage.

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All over but the shouting

Sebastian Santiago Baguio City—Ageless veteran Santy Barnachea mustered the old form that snared him the inaugural Ronda Pilipinas title with another 15th place finish in Stage 7 over the weekend to virtually secure his second Ronda championship with still a stage to go.

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Schools already recruiting Lebron’s 10-year-old son

Tom Withers / AP Sports Writer As a teenage basketball sensation, LeBron James went through the craziness of being recruited by universities. Now, he’s living it as a dad.

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Late, yes, but Mayweather-Pacquiao will deliver

Tim Dahlberg / AP Sports Columnist LAS VEGAS—Manny Pacquiao slept through the big announcement, secure in knowing that the fight was already made and the questions would finally stop.

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Big business starts cashing in on Mayweather-Pacquiao bout

Now that the protagonists have finally signed on the dotted lines, the projected fight of the century between undefeated Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, is, this early, already ringing cash registers everywhere.

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Point guards on the move

Brian Mahoney / AP/Basketball Writer Point guards Goran Dragic, Michael Carter-Williams, Reggie Jackson and Brandon Knight all were dealt Thursday in the final hours that NBA trades were allowed.

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The night of the executioner

Noel A. Albano / The Spectator And so the fight to end all fights in the welterweight category in this decade is a go. One man will claim the title as the greatest.

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