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Course familiarity could give Tiger edge in upcoming majors

15 May 2019

Tiger Woods should be a contender at this week's PGA Championship and June's U.S. Open as he chases Jack Nicklaus's record haul of major titles because of his familiarity with the venues, longtime associate Greg McLaughlin has told Reuters.

Emotional Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House

07 May 2019

Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country's highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday. | Video

Olympics-Tongan Taufatofua looks to be dual threat in Tokyo

02 May 2019

May 1 Tongan Pita Taufatofua, who set social media ablaze when he went shirtless during the opening and closing ceremonies in the past two Olympics, on Wednesday said he is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo in two sports.

Woods says Nicklaus's record in crosshairs

26 Apr 2019

Tiger Woods said Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major championships is in his sights following his triumph at the Masters as he enjoys a career "extension" after a prolonged period of injury woes.

Motor racing - Alonso happy to be back in Indy despite rough start

25 Apr 2019

Former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso was happy to be back at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway despite a tough opening test on Wednesday when his McLaren Chevrolet ground to a halt after a quarter of a lap in his first practice run.

NHL to purchase carbon offsets to counter playoff air travel

22 Apr 2019

The National Hockey League said on Monday it would purchase carbon credits to offset airline emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases during the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Lakers part ways with head coach Luke Walton

12 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Lakers and head coach Luke Walton have agreed to part ways after the team posted a disappointing 37-45 record and failed to end a playoff drought stretching back to 2013.

Soccer: U.S. women rout Belgium in World Cup tune-up

08 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES The United States women's national team pumped in four first half goals en route to a 6-0 romp against Belgium in a one-sided friendly as the reigning World Cup champions continue to build momentum ahead of their title defense in France in June.

Soccer-U.S. women rout Belgium in World Cup tune-up

08 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES, April 7 The United States women's national team pumped in four first half goals en route to a 6-0 romp against Belgium in a one-sided friendly as the reigning World Cup champions continue to build momentum ahead of their title defense in France in June.

'Awakening' happening in women's sports, says LA Mayor Garcetti

07 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES The lawsuit recently filed by the U.S. women's soccer team is part of a wider public "awakening" to the challenges that women athletes face, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told Reuters on Saturday.

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