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Golf: Thailand’s Jutanugarn leads after first round; USA’s Thompson three back

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One of the world’s best golfers ended on top after the first day of women’s Olympic golf in over a century.

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn shot a 6-under 65 to leave the Olympic Golf Course with a one stroke lead over South Korea’s Inbee Park and Seiyoung Kim after one round.

U.S. medal hope Lexi Thompson is tied for 7th after shooting a 68, while World No. 1 Lydia Ko of New Zealand shot a 2-under 69.

That’s the same score as American golfer Gerina Piller, who is tied for 11th, and one stroke better than USA’s Stacy Lewis.

WATCH LIVE: USA Basketball women, men get Canada, Serbia tests

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Can unbeaten Canada slow the United States women’s basketball juggernaut?

UCONN guard Kia Nurse leads the Canadians into battle against her college coach, Geno Auriemma, as well as Diana Taurasi and an American team loaded with former Huskies.

Both teams are 3-0, but Canada struggled to take down Senegal in its last outing.

WATCH LIVE: USA vs Canada — 2:30 p.m. EDT


The men won’t have a simple win, relatively speaking, with Kevin Durant and company facing Serbia.

The opponents boast Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic and former NBA first round pick Bogdan Bogdanovic of Fenerbahce.

WATCH LIVE: USA vs Serbia — 6 p.m. EDT