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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Kimi Raikkonen still believes he can compete for another Formula One title, despite not winning a race since the start of the 2013 season. And despite being considered Ferrari’s second driver after Sebastian Vettel. Raikkonen sits fifth in the standings heading into this weekend’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. …

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Sebastian Vettel was fastest Friday in the in first practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with world champion Lewis Hamilton second. In hot conditions at the Yas Marina circuit, the Ferrari driver was .120 seconds quicker. Vettel won the last race in Brazil, but Hamilton clinched his fourth …

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) World champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the floodlit second practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday. Sebastian Vettel was second. After Vettel achieved a lap record during the first practice in sunny conditions – beating his own mark from 2009 – Hamilton bettered it …

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SYDNEY (AP) Jason Day and Jordan Spieth went in opposite directions Friday at the Australian Open. Day had four consecutive birdies on the back nine, including a 30-footer, for a 3-under 68 that left him a stroke out of the second-round lead. Australian Lucas Herbert, who shot 66, is in front with a 9-under total …

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SYDNEY (AP) Lucas Herbert thought a lot of his financial problems would be over when he left behind his amateur status to become a professional golfer. Instead, they were just beginning. Herbert, who shot 5-under 66 at the Australian Open on Friday to lead Jason Day by one stroke after two rounds, also led the …

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SYDNEY (AP) Defending champion Jordan Spieth failed to take advantage of ideal scoring conditions at the Australian Open on Friday, shooting an even-par 71 to fall further behind the leaders. After an opening 70, he was at 1-under 141 and eight strokes behind clubhouse leader Lucas Herbert, who shot 66 on Friday and was at …

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Paul Casey will represent Europe for the first time since 2008 after being selected as a wild card for EurAsia Cup. Casey recently announced he would be rejoining the European Tour for the 2018 season, making him available to play in future Ryder Cups for Europe. Thomas Bjorn, who will captain the European team for …

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<!– –> Nov 23, 2017 at 8:38a ET In June, Brooks Koepka conquered golf’s ultimate test. Tune to Fox at 4 p.m. EST on Thanksgiving Day for the premiere of ‘2017 U.S. Open: Golf’s Newest Star.’ More Golf Videos More Golf Videos» Source: Fox Sports

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Championship rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel are already looking forward to fighting each other for a fifth Formula One title next year. With Hamilton wrapping up this year’s title two races ago, the pressure is off this week at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Both are projecting …

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) After nearly losing his right hand, Robert Kubica could be steering a Formula One car with it next year. If he returns it will complete a remarkable comeback for the 32-year-old Polish driver, rated as one of the quickest in F1 before a gruesome rally accident left him needing …

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