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Phil Mickelson loses the plot at US Open after putt goes wrong

There was actually some chatter about Mickelson being disqualified based on Rule 33-7 or Rule 1-2; however, the USGA chose to penalize him under Rule 14-5 and not Rule 1-2 because Mickelson did not deflect or stop the ball. He then said: "This is my last US Open - ever". After the putt, commentator Curtis Strange may have summed it up best as Mickelson was walking off the green with a big smile on his face.


Peru vs Denmark goal updates and latest scores from Russian Federation

Peru vs Denmark goal updates and latest scores from Russian Federation

Kasper Schmeichel's slew of saves made Yussuf Poulsen's opportunistic second-half goal stand up in a 1-0 victory over Peru on Saturday at the World Cup. There are no easy games in South American World Cup qualification, and Los Incas outscored the likes of Argentina, Colombia and Chile to get here. And given the format of the World Cup, which sees Denmark up against Australia in just five days' time , the midfielder may find himself missing out on part of his country's journey ...


U.S. Open leaderboard 2018: Highlights from Round 3 at Shinnecock Hills

U.S. Open leaderboard 2018: Highlights from Round 3 at Shinnecock Hills

The 29-year-old Northern Irishman's second round of 70 included four birdies on the back nine , having played his first nine holes in four over. "I didn't putt well today". He found the next shot on his own because he advanced it only 6 feet. Former US Open champion Johnson fired a brilliant 67 to climb to 4-under and he will take a four-shot cushion over Scott Piercy (71) and Charley Hoffman (69) into day three in NY.


Russian Federation fans in ecstasy after 5-0 Saudi drubbing

Russian Federation fans in ecstasy after 5-0 Saudi drubbing

Scoring two goals in the opening, Cheryshev's masterpiece put in the sure-to-be fun scramble for Golden boot. In a World Cup first, the video assistant referee system was available for the match between the tournament's lowest-ranked teams, though it wasn't used.


Afghanistan battle for survival in historic debut Test

Afghanistan battle for survival in historic debut Test

Cricket has become the national sport of the country torn apart by decades of war but the first five-day game turned into a Test of fire for the Afghans. "Their learning curve is huge". "Definitely, four-day games and Tests will help them a lot", Rahane said. "I believe we will get there", the former West Indian allrounder added.


Kerr registers highest score in Womens ODIs

Kerr registers highest score in Womens ODIs

Kerr, who usually bats down the order, made the most of her promotion to open with a dizzying 145-ball knock. There were good batting performances by Una Raymond-Hoey (42 runs off 68 balls - her highest global score), Shauna Kavanagh's (29 off 60 balls) and Jenny Gray (17* off 44 balls), but nearly to script the bowling performance of the day was by Kerr who followed up her massive score with a 5-wicket haul (5-17 off 7 overs).