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Fronda’s huge win lifts PH past Kazakhstan in online chessfest

Fronda’s huge win lifts PH past Kazakhstan in online chessfest

By Kristel Satumbaga         The Philippines rode on the incredible victory by Woman International Master Jan Jodilyn Fronda over IM Guliskhan Nakhbayeva on Board 2 on the way to a stunning 2.5-1.5 win over third seed Kazakhstan for a quarterfinal berth in the Asian Nations Online Chess Cup 2020 on Monday. Fronda […]

Roglic retains Tour de Grance lead; Andersen wins stage 19

CHAMPAGNOLE, France (AFP) – Primoz Roglic kept his lead in the Tour de France on Friday with just two stages remaining as Denmark’s Soren Kragh Andersen burst clear to victory on stage 19. Sam Bennett inched further ahead in the struggle for the green jersey by beating rival Peter Sagan, who failed in two bids […]

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Roglic in Tour de France control as Ineos duo shine in Alpine break

      LA ROCHE-SUR-FORON, France (AFP) – Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic retained his lead on compatriot Tadej Pogacar atop the Tour de France standings after stage 18 as British outfit Ineos claimed a one-two finish on Thursday. Bedeviled by problems that saw them withdraw their captain Egan Bernal on Wednesday, Michal Kwiatkowski won the stage […]

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Roglic on course for Tour de France glory

    MÉRIBEL, France (AFP) – Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic once more prevailed on his toughest test yet to remain on course for Tour de France glory, while Miguel Angel Lopez soloed to a breathtaking stage win atop the highest mountain of the race. With the Slovenian pair Roglic and Tadej Pogacar playing cat and mouse […]

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Tour de France champion withdraws

PARIS (AFP) – Last year’s winner Egan Bernal has withdrawn from the Tour de France, his Ineos team said on Wednesday, after the young Colombian fell out of contention and complained of back trouble. The Colombian, 23, saw his title defence effectively extinguished on Sunday, the first major mountain stage, when he slipped to more […]

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Roglic in control as Tour heads to high mountains; Kamna makes amends

        VILLARD-DE-LANS, France (AFP) – Primoz Roglic maintained the overall lead in the Tour de France on Tuesday with eyes now nervously turning to the high altitude showdown awaiting the elite on Wednesday’s high altitude Meribel climb. Bora-hansgrohe’s German all-rounder Lennard Kamna won stage 16 after the Tour’s first large escape group […]

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