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Tiger Woods ‘can do as much as he needs to do’


Tiger Woods has been cleared by his doctor to hit golf shots at full power as the 14-time major winner continues his comeback from back surgery. Woods, 41, is recovering from a fourth back operation in the last three years and has not played since withdrawing from February’s Dubai Desert Classic. On Sunday, the American posted a video on Twitter hitting a driver, with ...

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Kenya stripped of hosting rights for CHAN 2018


Kenya has been stripped of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) following a Confederation of African Football (Caf) executive committee meeting in Accra. The decision was announced at a media conference after a one-day meeting headed by Caf’s president Ahmad. Caf announced that the decision to move the tournament was made “in light of accumulated delays from ...

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Tiger Woods had five drugs in system at time of arrest – toxicology report


Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in May, according to a toxicology report. A urine test revealed a mixture of strong painkillers, sleep and anxiety drugs and THC, which is a chemical component of marijuana. The former world number one, 41, sought “professional help” after his arrest. The 14-time ...

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Citi Sports Editor’s tweet sparks global discussion after Smalling gaffe


Defender Chris Smalling has been an extremely polarising figure with fans of Manchester United since he first made an appearance for the club. The player endured a particularly testing season in the last campaign, questioned for repeated defensive mishaps and poor decisions. Despite the anticipation that he would be shipped out this summer, Smalling joined the squad for pre-season in ...

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Bayern sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid on 2 year loan deal


James Rodriguez has joined Bayern Munich from Real Madrid on a two-year loan deal, the Bundesliga champions have announced. The Colombia international’s future at the Bernabeu had been in doubt after he was left out of Real’s squad for the Champions League final win over Juventus last month. Manchester United had been linked with a move for the 25-year-old and ...

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Man Utd confirm Romelu Lukaku signing


Manchester United have announced the signing of Romelu Lukaku from Everton. Lukaku has signed a five-year contract, with the option of a further 12 months, after completing a medical in Los Angeles over the weekend. Sky sources say the fee could eventually rise to £90m, and United held off late competition from Chelsea for the Belgium striker’s signature. Lukaku will ...

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We are not for sale – Tottenham Hotspur


North London Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur has said that it is not in any discussions relating to a takeover offer. Media reports had said US firm Iconiq Capital was preparing an offer. Spurs are currently in the process of building a new stadium, and will play games at Wembley Stadium next season. The club agreed stadium funding with ...

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Antonio Rudiger completes move to Chelsea from Roma


Roma defender Antonio Rudiger has completed his move to Chelsea and signed a five-year contract. The agents involved in the deal arrived in the English capital on Saturday to finalise the transfer, after the two clubs agreed a fee that could rise to £34m for the 24-year-old Germany international. Personal terms have now been completed and Rudiger has become the Blues’ second ...

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Wayne Rooney seals return to Everton


Everton confirm they have re-signed Wayne Rooney after 13 years at Manchester United. The 31-year-old England striker has signed a two-year deal to return to his boyhood club, for whom he made his debut as a 16-year-old and burst onto the Premier League scene. Rooney said: “It is some time since I said that the only Premier League club I ...

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Man Utd move ‘a perfect opportunity’ – Romelu Lukaku


Romelu Lukaku says he did not have to “think twice” about moving to Manchester United from Everton as it represents “the perfect opportunity”. The 24-year-old striker is set to sign for United for an initial £75m, despite former club Chelsea matching the bid. “It’s a club that is hungry to win the league again, to be dominant in the world again,” Lukaku told ESPN, who ...

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