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England's women aiming for World Cup glory

England's women aiming for World Cup glory

Earlier, the Mithali Raj-led side booked their place in the finals of the 50-over pinnacle event for the second time with a dramatic 36-run victory over the defending champions and six-time victor A...

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Can anyone catch Jordan Spieth at Royal Birkdale?

With a birdie on the last, Spieth, the only player in the field to finish all three rounds in the 60s, extended his lead to three shots with 18 to play. All eight of those have come in his last nine l...

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Stenson a victim of burglary near Royal Birkdale

Stenson a victim of burglary near Royal Birkdale

While Stenson lost some personal items and all of his clothing for the week, he expressed relief that none of his family members were in the home at the time. Stenson released a statement, saying he w...

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Midway through third round, Spieth has lead

Midway through third round, Spieth has lead

Koepka also got up-and-down from a greenside bunker on 18. And as it turns out, the rule was prompted by Jason Day's caddie asking whether it was allowed or possible - although according to Day it w...

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Spieth Shoots 65 To Take The Early Lead In Open

And that's been the state of McIlroy's game recently with injuries, recoveries and changes of equipment. A victory for either man this week would end the recent run of seven consecutive majors going...

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Spieth bests the weather to take midway lead at Open Championship

And I saw from this morning it wasn't playing easy. "It just goes to show you, it's not how you start, it's how you finish that really matters and what I think is it shows a tremendous amount of hea...

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Derrick Rose, Cavaliers discussed winning now as player's top priority

Derrick Rose, Cavaliers discussed winning now as player's top priority

The former NBA MVP put up career averages of 19.5 points, six assists, and just under four rebounds per game. After then-president Phil Jackson acquired him via trade from Chicago , Rose made $21,3...

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Fourth Tour title nearly secure, but Froome says it's getting harder

Froome had admitted prior to Saturday's time trial that the race was his to lose - and maintaining his lead never really looked in doubt as he executed a controlled ride that nearly saw him catch Ba...

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Kuchar claims share of British Open lead

Kuchar claims share of British Open lead

World number three Jordan Spieth , who tees off at 9:47am alongside Stenson and South Korea's Kim Si-Woo, is in good shape. He admitted the tougher examination of the Friday at Troon past year had ...

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McIlroy ecstatic with second round

McIlroy capitalised on his vastly improved display on the back nine on Thursday to fight his way into contention with a battling 68, finishing on one-under par. "To be in after two days and be under-p...

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After Round 1 reprieve, weather at The Open could get ugly

After Round 1 reprieve, weather at The Open could get ugly

It was McIlroy at his best,
taking up where he had left off when covering the last eight holes in four under the previous day as he started with a brilliant birdie - it was set up by an opening tee sh...

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Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth favourites as British Open golf tourney begins

McIlroy comes into the third major championship of the season on the back of three missed cuts in his last four events, including back-to-back early exits from the Irish Open - where he was defending...

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Derrick Rose In Talks With Chicago Bulls

Derrick Rose In Talks With Chicago Bulls

While there is certainly enticement and appeal in signing a former league MVP , the Cavaliers should pass on this opportunity. The Cleveland Cavaliers are in desperate need of players who can off...

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Bolt wins final 100m outing before World Championships

Bolt wins final 100m outing before World Championships

American Isiah Young was second in 9.98s and in-form South African Akani Simbine third in 10.02. Van Niekerk, however, dug deep and surged home in a meeting record of 43.73sec, Makwala setting a p...

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Kyrie Irving Requests Trade From The Cavaliers

Kyrie Irving Requests Trade From The Cavaliers

So the Cavaliers could move the four-time All-Star to whatever team they want. The star point guard reportedly wants to go to a team where he can be more of a focal point and no longer wants to ...

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The Open: Rory McIlroy delighted with second-day performance

And it's not the first time. McIlroy's run of 24 holes without a bogey ended at the tough 13th, a hole which did not yield a single birdie all day, and two attempts to hack out of thick rough led to...

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Rory McIlroy inspired by pep talk at British Open

The South African mainstay Ernie Els, a two-time Open champion, did not mind it so much, but did say: "Yeah, I mean I'm 6-5, so the wind is going to get me". He arrived on the tee in a buoyant mood ...

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Derrick Rose considering return to Chicago, Bulls reunion

Derrick Rose considering return to Chicago, Bulls reunion

On Thursday, ESPN reported that the Cavaliers were in "serious talks" with free agent point guard Derrick Rose , who spent last season with the Knicks , on a one-year deal. There are reports th...

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Milan on rampage, maul Bayern 4-0

Milan on rampage, maul Bayern 4-0

Bayern Munich are ready to sell teenage midfielder Renato Sanches this summer according to chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge - but only if they receive at least £43m for him. "The result surprised...

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Lil' Poults beats lil' Daly in side match at The Open

Second at the Open here in 2008, lest we forget, Poulter had a... "To be out with injury previous year and miss an Open was tough", he said. "I just get so fed up of people saying, 'Why are you ...

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