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The Open: Photos from Royal Birkdale

The Open: Photos from Royal Birkdale Jordan Spieth weathered strong winds and heavy rain to lead the British Open by two shots at halfway at Royal Birkdale. The Open: Photos from Royal Birkdale World No. 1 Dustin...

The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth weathers storm for halfway lead

Story highlightsJordan Spieth leads by two after two daysMatt Kuchar second at -4Played at Royal Birkdale in northwest EnglandThe British Open got lashings of wind and rain Friday, scattering the hopes of many across the dunes of Royal...

Tour de France: The legend of the yellow jersey

Each year, around 200 riders take to France's streets and mountains as a select few battle it out for the "maillot jaune."With just two stages to go in the 2017 race, three-time winner Chris Froome is favorite to...

Adam Peaty: Briton bids to be Michael Phelps of breaststroke

Five years ago, Peaty was a 17-year-old about to set off for a night in his hometown of Derby when he checked his mobile phone. It was then that he noticed that fellow Craig Benson, a fellow Brit...

English clubs compete for limelight in Premier League Asia Trophy

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Dustin Johnson: Golfer’s agent on life managing the world No. 1

Story highlightsRocky Hambric has been a sports agent for 40 yearsRecruits players "on character"Johnson is one of 18 major winners represented by HambricAlthough Johnson played at a small school in South Carolina -- Coastal Carolina University in...

The Open: Tom Watson vs. Jack Nicklaus — remembering ‘Duel in the Sun’

Forty years on and it is a battle which is still regarded as one of the finest sporting duels in history. Last year's British Open thrilled and captivated as Henrik Stenson versus Phil Mickelson unfolded at Royal Troon...

Royal Ascot: The most famous fashion parade in sport

Story highlightsRoyal Ascot has attracted British racegoers for centuriesIconic male dress code has remained unchangedFootball fans squeeze into terraces wearing their teams' colors, rugby supporters hit up sevens tournaments in fancy dress, and celebrities are regularly seen suited...

Tour de France: The mystery behind having ‘good legs’

Riders do everything within their power to ensure they are in optimum condition to produce the best possible results in any given race.Yet for all the detailed pre-race preparation and recovery after each day's stage, there's one mystery...

The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka, Matt Kuchar lead

Story highlightsSpieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead the Open at -5Casey, Schwartzel at -4Played at Royal Birkdale in northwest EnglandIce-cool in ice-white pants, the world No. 3 charged to a share of the lead after day one of the 146th...

F1: New ‘Halo’ safety device met with mixed response from fans

The announcement that all 20 cars on the 2018 grid will be fitted with the safety device to protect drivers from flying debris and other potential hazards was confirmed by motorsport's world governing body, the FIA on Wednesday....

Tour de France: Lance Armstrong says he needs the platform his cycling podcast gives

Lance Armstrong is back in cycling, in a way. Still an outcast to the race, instead he has set up a daily podcast recorded from a small office at the end of the garden of his Austin home,...

The British Open: Tips from Roger Federer, mind games and skydiving

Story highlights146th British Open starts Thursday Played at Royal Birkdale in northwest EnglandHenrik Stenson is defending champion The 146th British Open at Royal Birkdale, which starts Thursday on England's northwest coast, promises to be one of the most...

Tour de France: ‘Domestiques’ prove there is no I in team

While the leading riders of each team are the ones battling it out for glory and the highly-coveted yellow jersey, behind them are a host of cyclists sacrificing themselves for the cause.These selfless riders -- called "domestiques," which...

Neymar is ‘200%’ going to remain a Barcelona player, says Catalan club

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Tour de France 2017: Polish rider Paweł Poljański reveals effects of grueling race

Tour de France 2017: Best photosChris Froome is a three-time Tour de France champion and was leading the 2017 edition until stage 12 when Italy's Fabio Aru took hold of the yelllow jersey. Tour de France 2017:...

Joseph Schooling: The boy who met his hero Michael Phelps and beat him

Story highlightsJoseph Schooling recalls meeting childhood idol, Michael PhelpsSwimmer became Singapore's first ever Olympic gold medalist in RioHe's now targeting 100m butterfly world record in BudapestThey say not to meet your heroes; Joseph Schooling beat his.Now 22 and...

Tour de France: How riders use ‘sticky bottle’ to gain an advantage

Or in the case of the Tour de France, a helping bottle. Like most sports, cycling has its own unwritten laws. Informal gamesmanship means rules are bent -- to gain an advantage over opponents — but not broken.Which...

The Bridge 2017: Queen Mary 2 vs. world’s fastest trimarans

But last month, the 150,000-ton vessel set sail on unique journey, racing four lightweight trimarans from Saint-Nazaire in western France to New York. The race, known as The Bridge 2017 Centennial Transat, marked a century since American soldiers...

LA Galaxy’s searh for new talent 10 years after signing David Beckham

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Tour de France: The history of the La Caravane Du Tour

But there is one other attraction of the race that gets those standing roadside to scream almost as loudly: The publicity caravan -- La Caravane Du Tour.The brainchild of Tour founder Henri Desgrange, the caravan was designed in...

Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza reveals grand plan

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor: Roll up! Roll up!

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Formula E: Sam Bird doubles up in Big Apple

Britain's Sam Bird completed an historic winning double Sunday as Formula E continued to excite on its first visit to New York. Source link

British GP: Lewis Hamilton in record-equaling victory

Hamilton led from start to finish to win from his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas, but Vettel, running third at the time, saw his left front tire fail with just over a lap of the 51-lap race remaining. The...

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