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U.S. sweep the four-balls for Solheim lead

The United States roared back from a one-point morning deficit, sweeping all four afternoon four-ball matches to claim a three-point lead over Europe after Friday's opening day of the Solheim Cup at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club.

McIlroy plans to defend FedExCup title - report

Rory McIlroy plans to play again this year after suggesting last week that he might not compete again in 2017 to aid his recovery from a back muscle injury, according to his management group.

Brazil police seek charges for alleged World Cup stadium graft

Brazil's Federal Police have called for the indictment of 21 people, including two ex-governors of the capital Brasilia, for allegedly overcharging 559 million reais (138.04 million pounds) in the renovation of the stadium used in the 2014 World Cup.

Barca plan shirt tribute for victims of deadly attack

Barcelona's players will bear the city's name on the back of their shirts in tribute to the victims of Thursday's deadly attack in the Catalan capital when they play Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday, the club said in a statement.