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Woods to play 2017 PGA Tour event at Riviera

Woods to play 2017 PGA Tour event at Riviera

Woods, who turns 41 on December 30, returned to competition earlier this month at the Hero World Challenge and finished 15th out of 18 players. The Genesis Open is hosted by Woods' TGR Live and also benefits his foundation. It was my first PGA Tour event. Tiger Woods is going back to where his professional golf career began as he continues his grand return. Still, the fact Woods can play a light competitive schedule is a step in the right direction after he went through almost all of 2016 ...


Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man United beats Spurs 1-0

Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man United beats Spurs 1-0

The Captain of the Armenian national team and United's second summer transfer window addition said last week blame him, not Jose Mourinho for the slow start that he had. "I think we are a little bit disappointed". Some United fans in the Stretford End are understood to have responded to the boos by cheering their midfielder but that doesn't seem to have been enough to appease the squad.



Jansen agrees to $80M, 5-year deal with Dodgers

Kenley Jansen is reportedly staying in the City of Angels. Los Angeles also was working to re-sign third baseman Justin Turner . Last season, he became the all-time leader in saves in the Dodgers' history with a record of 189 saves after he surpasses Eric Gagne's previous record of 161 saves.


Bobsled, Skeleton Officials Moving Worlds out of Russia

Bobsled, Skeleton Officials Moving Worlds out of Russia

The statement noted the "great effort" put in by the Russian Bobsleigh Federation to organize the event, originally scheduled for February 2017. "I expect a decision to be made by the end of the week". One of those gold medalists was Alexander Zubkov, who drove to wins in two- and four-man and is now president of the Russian Bobsled Federation. South Korea, a rising power in sliding sports as well as the host of the next Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in 2018, had threatened a boycott ...


Cesar Azpilicueta signs new Chelsea contract

Cesar Azpilicueta signs new Chelsea contract

The right-footed defender, capped 18 times by Spain, has been a consistently impressive performer in both full-back roles and, more recently, as a third centre-half with successive Chelsea managers having grown to depend upon his steady influence.


Riyad Mahrez named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Riyad Mahrez named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Mahrez played an instrumental role in Leicester's Premier League title triumph last season and that has seen him edge out Liverpool's Sadio Mane to win the accolade. "I speak about his sacrifice, he has fought for the team because it's very important for us to be together". Mahrez has made a remarkable rise from playing street football as a youngster to shining in the company of some of the world's best footballers.