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Golf: Woods and Snead tied with 82 PGA Tour wins, but no comparison, says former commissioner

20 Jan 2020

As Tiger Woods makes his first attempt this week at surpassing Sam Snead for the most all-time PGA Tour victories, the man largely responsible for pegging Snead's number at 82 has weighed in with his thoughts on how the two greats compare.

Golf: Reed's lawyer asks analyst Chamblee to back off critical comments

10 Jan 2020

Golfer Patrick Reed's lawyer has sent a letter to the Golf Channel's Brandel Chamblee that the analyst says "hints at legal action" over recent critical remarks about the 2018 Masters champion.

Golf-Reed's lawyer asks analyst Chamblee to back off critical comments

10 Jan 2020

Jan 9 Golfer Patrick Reed's lawyer has sent a letter to the Golf Channel's Brandel Chamblee that the analyst says "hints at legal action" over recent critical remarks about the 2018 Masters champion.

Dressel tipped to dominate Tokyo sprint swimming

09 Jan 2020

American Caeleb Dressel will become a global superstar by winning more events than any other swimmer at this year's Tokyo Olympics but he is unlikely to rack up gold medals at the same clip as Michael Phelps, predicts Olympic historian Bill Mallon.

Olympics: Use 1992 Yugoslavia precedent for Russians in Tokyo - historian

02 Jan 2020

Clean Russian athletes should be allowed to compete in individual events at this year's Tokyo Games under the banner of "Independent Olympic Participants," historian Bill Mallon suggests.

New global system shoots to standardise handicaps

19 Dec 2019

A new world handicap system will be implemented early next year after an eight-year project designed to unify the way amateurs around the globe measure themselves.

Tiger the Master as game's compelling act stages major encore

18 Dec 2019

Tiger Woods was the compelling golf story of 2019, a year when Brooks Koepka completed an unprecedented double, Ko Jin-young ruled the women's game and Matt Kuchar's reputation as a good guy took a hit.

Veteran climbers skeptical proposed rules for Mount Everest will stop deaths

18 Dec 2019

Reuters) - Veteran climbers of Mount Everest are skeptical that proposed new regulations by the Nepalese government to tighten the permit process for adventurers will address the root causes of this year's heavy death toll on the world's tallest peak.

Hadwin driven to avenge 2017 Presidents Cup humiliation

08 Dec 2019

A burning desire to avenge his previous Presidents Cup nightmare will drive Adam Hadwin at this week's tournament against the mighty Americans at Royal Melbourne.

Roots in Pacific but Finau bleeds Red, White and Blue

08 Dec 2019

Tony Finau's ancestral roots lie not too far from Melbourne in the South Pacific but he bleeds Red, White and Blue and could not be more motivated to play for Tiger Woods at this week's Presidents Cup.

World News

China virus death toll mounts to 25, infections spread

A new coronavirus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.