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Daily Archives: November 16, 2017

Kelsey Chugg wins U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur title

HOUSTON — Kelsey Chugg capped off a dominant week of match play with a 3-and-1 victory over Mary Jane Hiestand to win the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur title and earn a spot in the U.S. Women’s Open next year. Chugg, making her U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur debut,

Ashes: Australia recall wicketkeeper Tim Paine after seven years

Tim Paine played as a specialist batsman in Tasmania’s Sheffield Shield match against New South Wales this week Australia v England: First Ashes Test Venue: Gabba, Brisbane Dates: 23-27 November Time: 00:00 GMT Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports

Well-rested Roger Federer leads way in getting more out of less

LONDON — From ice baths to hyperbaric oxygen chambers and cryotherapy rooms, the world’s top tennis players have long since learned the importance of recovery to their long-term success. And with age, it seems they are even more aware of everything they do between matches,

Burglars steal $400,000 from Venus Williams’ Florida home

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Burglars hit tennis star Venus Williams‘ Florida home, stealing $400,000 worth of goods while she was at the US Open. Palm Beach Gardens police released a report Thursday about the burglary, which happened between Sept. 1 and 5. Police redacted details

Autumn international: Wales v Georgia (Sat)

Flanker Sam Cross will make his first start for Wales after coming on as a replacement against Australia Autumn international Venue: Principality Stadium Date: Saturday, 18 November Kick-off: 14:30 GMT Coverage: Watch live on BBC One, Connected TVs, online and BBC Sport app from 14:00

Autumn international: Scotland v New Zealand (Sat)

Scotland’s Peter Horne scored their sixth and final try in the 44-38 win over Samoa last weekend Autumn internationals Venue: Murrayfield, Edinburgh Date: Saturday, 18 November Kick-off: 17:15 GMT Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app from 17:00 GMT;

Autumn international: England v Australia (Sat)

Owen Farrell, who will start for England at inside centre, has been described as “a great competitor” by head coach Eddie Jones Autumn internationals Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 18 November Kick-off: 15:00 GMT Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, Connected TVs, online and BBC Sport