World Sports in brief
Pedrosa takes pole in San Marino
Spainís Dani Pedrosa, the winner at Indianapolis last weekend, took
pole position for the San Marino Grand Prix on Saturday for the 35th
pole of his career and 17th in MotoGP.
Honda rider Pedrosa edged out compatriot and overall series leader
Jorge Lorenzo, who was just three thousandths of a second slower.
Anton takes lead on Tour of Spain
Spanish rider Igor Anton took the overall leaderís red jersey after
the first mountainous stage of the tragedy-hit Tour of Spain Saturday
which was won by Franceís David Moncoutie.
Moncoutie of Cofidis finished the eighth stage of the race, a
190-kilometre ride from Villena to Xorret de Cati.
England and Argentina into semis at WC
The weather turned from frigid Friday to sunny spring Saturday as
England and Argentina secured semi final berths from Pool B at the
womenís field hockey World Cup.
England defeated South Africa 2-1, Argentina defeated China 2-0 and
Spain knocked South Korea from the semi final.
Snedeker lead as Woods rallies
Jason Day and Brandt Snedeker were tied for the halfway lead of the
Deutsche Bank Championship after Saturdayís second round as Tiger Woods
got his USPGA Tour playoff bid back on track.
Snedeker went from Fridayís patchy rain to breezy morning conditions,
in which he posted a seven-under 64.