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Rory McIlroy, David Duval suffer horror holes at The Open

Rory McIlroy, David Duval suffer horror holes at The Open

Golf is hard. And as if to prove the point, David Duval and Rory McIlroy both showed that even past Open champions can be made to look like weekend hackers. Duval, the winner in 2001, notched up a sizeable 14 on the seventh hole, while 2014 champion McIlroy opened with a four-over-par eight at the…MORE

The Open: Return to Northern Ireland ‘beyond realms of possibility’

The Open: Return to Northern Ireland ‘beyond realms of possibility’

Not so long ago the notion of staging a huge sporting event such as the Open Championship in a land infamous for bloodshed and violence was unthinkable. The political and social situation during the period known as the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland made it just too difficult and too dangerous. “It was beyond the realms…MORE

Matthijs de Ligt completes $84.3 million Juventus move

Matthijs de Ligt completes $84.3 million Juventus move

Matthijs de Ligt, the 19-year-old Ajax captain who led the Dutch side to the Champions League semifinals, has completed his move to Juventus for a fee of $84.3 million. A product of Ajax’s famed youth academy, De Ligt becomes the fourth most expensive signing of the summer transfer window so far. According to a statement…MORE

Carlin Dunne’s Mum pays emotional tribute to her son after racing death

Carlin Dunne’s Mum pays emotional tribute to her son after racing death

Carlin Dunne’s mother has paid a moving tribute to her late son following his tragic death at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The 36-year-old Dunne — a four-time winner of the race, who was defending his Pikes Peak title — crashed his 2019 Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype bike less than a quarter of…MORE

Tiger Woods laughs off Brooks Koepka’s snub ahead of The Open

Tiger Woods laughs off Brooks Koepka’s snub ahead of The Open

Everything’s a bit slower and more methodical with Tiger Woods these days. The walk, the practice range sessions, even the delivery in his press conferences. Where once burned a prickly intensity, he now faces his inquisitors with something akin to rapprochement. Where once he gave nothing away, Woods seems more open to letting us in.…MORE

Jump aboard the eDumper, the world’s largest electric vehicle

Jump aboard the eDumper, the world’s largest electric vehicle

While a single computer used to take up a whole room, now they comfortably fit inside your backpack to be easily carried around. From computers to mobile phones, developments in modern technology mean everything has got smaller. But the “eDumper” is a very different type of beast — 110 tons heavy when fully loaded and…MORE

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