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    PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland _ Shane Lowry made the 68 years between British Opens in Northern Ireland worth the wait. Lowry, the 32-year-old Irishman with stout nerves and a soft touch around the greens, endured the worst weather of the week and the Sunday pressure of a sellout crowd cheering him along to win the British Open by six shots at Royal Portrush. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 1,160 words, photos.

    _ With:

    _ GLF--British Open-Runner-up _ ‘Oh, Tommy’: Fleetwood fails to mount challenge to Lowry. By Steve Douglas. SENT: 800 words, photos.

    _ GLF--Tim Dahlberg-Lowry’s Time _ Column: Tears of a father for his champion son at Open. By Tim Dahlberg. SENT: 850 words, photos.

    _ GLF--British Open-Bad Weather _ Bad weather leads to some high scores at British Open. By Chris Lehourites. SENT: 665 words, photos.


    FOIX, France _ Simon Yates of Britain posted a second stage win with a solo raid during the last Pyrenean trek of the Tour de France as Thibaut Pinot gained more time on his rivals in the fight for the yellow jersey on Sunday. By Samuel Petrequin and John Leicester. SENT: 800 words, photos. Monday is a rest day.

    _ With:

    _ CYC--Tour de France-Taste of the Tour _ The AP’s daily guide to the food, drinks and sights around cycling’s greatest race. By John Leicester. SENT: 600 words, photos, video.


    GWANGJU, South Korea _ Ariarne Titmus rallied midway through the final lap to upset Katie Ledecky and win the 400-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships, denying the American star a record fourth straight title in the event. By Beth Harris. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.


    SINGAPORE _ Harry Kane smashed the winning goal from the halfway line as Tottenham beat Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus 3-2 in a pre-season friendly on Sunday. SENT: 140 words, photos.


    LIVERPOOL, England _ New Zealand ended Australia's 12-year reign as Netball World Cup champion after a thrilling 52-51 win in the final on Sunday to earn its first title since 2003. SENT: 330 words, photos.


    MELBOURNE, Australia _ Peter McNamara, an Australian tennis player who won three grand slam doubles titles and reached a highest singles ranking of No. 7, has died. He was 64. UPCOMING: 130 words moving shortly. Will be updated.


    NEWPORT, Rhode Island _ Top-seeded John Isner used his blistering serve to overcome scorching conditions and win a title for the fourth time on Newport's grass courts, beating No. 7 seed Alexander Bublik 7-6 (2), 6-3 on Sunday at the Hall of Fame Open. By Ken Powtak. SENT: 480 words.


    COOPERSTOWN, New York _ Mariano Rivera closed the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony as he predicted. The former New York Yankees closer, the first player voted in unanimously by the writers, delivered his speech from notes and closed it in Spanish to end the day. By John Kekis. SENT: 880 words, photos.


    OCEANPORT, New Jersey _ Maximum Security captured the $1 million Haskell Invitational and, unlike the Kentucky Derby, survived a steward's inquiry Saturday evening. By Tom Canavan. SENT: 1,050 words, photos.

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