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Henrik Stenson one shot ahead after Nedbank Golf Challenge second round

Henrik Stenson tops the leaderboard by a single shot at the midway point of the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

Henrik Stenson has recovered from a poor start to round two to lead the scoreboard by a single shot at the end of the second day's play at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

Stenson had shared the overnight lead with South African Jaco van Zyl after the first round, but it was Van Zyl who pulled away early in the second with a birdie-eagle start to move clear of the Swede.

However, after a two-hour delay for bad weather, Stenson birdied the 15th to take a share of the lead and then recorded his fifth birdie in the last seven holes to overtake Van Zyl and ensure that he led the board going into the second half of the competition.

American Robert Streb ended the day two shots off the pace and just one behind Van Zyl after posting the best round of the day, a 66, to move clear of Marc Leishman in the chasing pack.

Last year's runner-up Ross Fisher, who has finished in the top five on all three of his visits to Sun City, ended the round in sixth after slipping to a round of 71.

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Wednesday's key events


ROWING
· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
· Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (11.15am-2.10pm)

CYCLING
· Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

DIVING
· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

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