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Open season on Oosthuizen at British Open

Winds greeted players at Saturday's start of the third round of the British Open, where Tiger Woods was among those taking aim at Louis Oosthuizen.

Tiger looks to recapture Open magic

Tiger Woods will try to prove that his lurid sex scandal has not shattered his championship form when the Open Championship begins on Thursday.

Stage set for more Open history at St Andrews

Golf's greatest players gathered on Monday for practice rounds in St Andrews ahead of Thursday's start of the Open Championship.

Referees defend themselves after blunders

World Cup referees defended themselves on Tuesday in the wake of officiating blunders that led Sepp Blatter to apologise to England and Mexico.

Maradona: Messi will play

Diego Maradona is making seven changes to his starting lineup for Argentina's match with Greece, but star Lionel Messi will play on Tuesday.

Bafana chase vital win on Youth Day

On the anniversary of the Soweto uprising, World Cup hosts South Africa will try to capture an emotional and much-needed triumph.

Bafana going for goal against Uruguay

South Africa's dreams of the second round of the Soccer World Cup face a moment of truth on Wednesday in a critical match against Uruguay.

Mickelson wins Masters while Tiger shares fourth

Phil Mickelson won his third Masters title and fourth Major crown on Sunday while Tiger Woods could only ponder what could have been.

Ridiculed Tiger faces difficult path back

Tiger Woods, a punch line for jokes in the wake of a scandal, must cope with being a target of ridicule before he can hope to regain his mystique.

Federer has Juan more rival for top spot

Roger Federer began the US Open with a new top rival for his throne in Andy Murray and ended the year's last Grand Slam with another challenger.

Pacquiao set for fight of his life against Cotto

Manny Pacquiao expects his speed will make the difference over Miguel Cotto's superior size in their November showdown.

Djokovic, McEnroe share magic mimic moment

Novak Djokovic and John McEnroe, bad boy clown princes from two different tennis eras, traded comic impressions of each other on Monday.

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