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Birdies, bogeys and the eagle in Justin Thomas' 63

Taking the sting out of not having eight of the world's top 12 players around for the weekend, Justin Thomas shot a record-breaking 63 on Saturday. Thomas, decked out in shocking fluorescent pink trousers, produced a no less electric performance signing for nine-under 63 to equal the lowest numerical score in a major and the best ever in the 117-year history of the U.S.


Real Madrid in danger of losing Cristiano Ronaldo amid tax allegations

Real Madrid in danger of losing Cristiano Ronaldo amid tax allegations

On Thursday Ronaldo , who signed a new five-year contract in November, posted a picture with his fingers to his lips on Instagram with the caption: "Sometimes the best answer it's to be quiet". Ronaldo has helped Real Madrid to two Spanish titles and three Champions League wins during his time at the club. Ronaldo , Portugal's all-time leading scorer, is the latest in a long line of soccer players in Spain - among them Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Neymar - to be caught up in cases ...


Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open

Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open

Not as frustrated as Jason Day , who had a nightmarish day, shooting a 7-over 79 and needs a miracle round Friday to make the cut, or Rory McIlroy , who shot 78. Top 10 lock - Dustin Johnson: I've learned my lesson from predicting back-to-back champions ( Jordan Spieth ), so while Johnson could most certainly win and deserves to be the favorite, there is no doubt that he will at least finish in the top 10 for all the aforementioned reasons.



Russian fan leader banned from opening Confederations Cup match

Russia , curiously, are the only team in the tournament with a squad full of domestic players, with five players from the Russian Premier League Champions team Spartak Moscow . "Hopefully, the arena in St Petersburg will be a lucky venue for our team". For the Confederations Cup, they will be making their first appearance, where they will be looking to impress in front of a home crowd and build on a successful campaign.



India Will Definitely Lift The Title, Say BSF Jawans

Virat Kohli has almost 16 million followers on micro-blogging site "Twitter" but the Indian captain considers it as a distraction before a big match like ICC Champions Trophy final against Pakistan tomorrow. "The boys now need to be level-headed and focus on playing good cricket", the former Pakistan captain added. "Let's hope we can bring our "A" game again for the final, because if we can - and I said it before the England game - we can beat anybody ".



Russian Federation set for World Cup stress test in Confed Cup

World Cup holders Germany and the six winners of Federation Internationale de Football Association confederations descend on Russia for the two-week tournament that will allow the hosts to assess the readiness of four of its World Cup venues and its ability to handle fans from overseas.