Reuters Sports Schedule at 0001 GMT on Monday, August 12

Reuters sports schedule at 0001 GMT on Monday:

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PGA Championship

Dufner wins PGA Championship at Oak Hill

ROCHESTER, New York – American Jason Dufner erased memories of his stunning late collapse two years ago when he clinched his first major title by two shots in the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club. (GOLF-PGA/ (PIX), moved, by Mark Lamport-Stokes, Steve Keating and Frank Pingue, 800 words)

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World championships, Moscow (to 18)

MOSCOW – Day three of the championships features six finals with the women’s 100m, men’s 110m hurdles and women’s 400m concluding the action in the evening’s programme. (ATHLETICS-WORLD/ (PIX, TV), expect by 1000 GMT/6 AM ET, by Mitch Phillips, Alison Wildey and Justin Palmer, 600 words)

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International friendlies

Italy v Argentina in Rome tops the bill

BERNE – Forward Pablo Osvaldo could face the country of his birth when Italy take on Argentina, and World Cup hosts Brazil will attempt to keep their momentum going when they face Switzerland in Berne in two of nearly 50 friendlies being played on the first international date of the season. (SOCCER-FRIENDLIES/ (PREVIEW), moved, by Brian Homewood, 500 words)

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England v Australia, fourth Ashes test (to 13)

Bell looks to put fourth test beyond Australia’s reach

CHESTER-LE-STREET, England – Ian Bell resumes on 105 not out on day four of the fourth Ashes test in County Durham with England 234 for five in their second innings, a lead of 202 runs over Australia. (CRICKET-ASHES/ (PIX), expect by 1230 GMT/8:30 AM ET, by Tony Jimenez, 600 words)

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Rogers Cup, Montreal

Nadal crushes Raonic in Montreal final

MONTREAL – Rafa Nadal overpowered Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-2 6-2 in the final of the men’s Rogers Cup on Sunday to boost his confidence ahead of the U.S. Open, starting later this month. (TENNIS-MEN/MONTREAL (PIX), moved, by Tom Bartlett, 500 words)

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Rogers Cup, Toronto

Williams beats Cirstea in Toronto final

Serena Williams crushed Romania’s Sorana Cirstea 6-2 6-0 in the final of the women’s Rogers Cup on Sunday to capture her 54th WTA singles title. (TENNIS-WOMEN/TORONTO (PIX), moved, by Matt Cronin, 400 words)

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ATP/WTA Cincinnati (to 18)

Big guns gear up for US Open

The final big event before the U.S. Open begins in Cincinnati with Rafa Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray all in action in the men’s Masters Series draw and Serena Williams leading the entire top-20 women in the Western and Southern Open. (TENNIS-CINCINNATI/)

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A-Rod hits first homer as Yankees beat Tigers

Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run this season before Brett Gardner’s two-out homer in the ninth inning lifted the New York Yankees to victory over the Detroit Tigers. (BASEBALL-HIGHLIGHTS/, moved, 300 words)

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Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (Moved, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words) (London duty editor: Peter Rutherford)

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