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Tiger Woods Ready To Shake Up Golfing World

Tiger Woods of the US practices on the chipping green ahead of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 16, 2014. Pic: ReutersHOYLAKE: Former British Open champion Tony Jacklin took a leaf out of the great Muhammad Ali‘s book on Wednesday by declaring that Tiger Woods could be ready to shock the golfing world at this week’s British Open.

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Kagawa Out To Impress New Boss After Disappointing World Cup Performance

Shinji Kagawa found himself largely frozen out last season under the troubled reign of David Moyes. Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Japan’s Shinji Kagawa has vowed to prove his worth to new Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal after a disappointing World Cup plunged his future into further doubt.

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Dollah Calls Up 23 Players For Training Ahead Of Match Against Tajikistan

KUALA LUMPUR - Newly appointed National team (Harimau Malaya) coach Dollah Salleh has called up 23 players for centralised training in preparation for the away friendly against Tajikistan on Aug 8.

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Van Gaal Arrives At Man United

van-gaal-trainingLOUIS van Gaal has arrived at the Aon Training Complex to begin work as Manchester United manager.

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Woods Applies Finishing Touches

THREE-time champion Tiger Woods put the finishing touches to his game in a short final practice session in preparation for the 143rd Open Championship.

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Seeded Players Crash Out In Bastad

THE upsets have continued at the Collector Swedish Open in Bastad as all the remaining seeds crashed out before the quarter-finals.

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Rosberg Signs New Mercedes Deal

Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Germany acknowledges the crowd during the second free practice of the Spanish F1 Grand Prix at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit in Montmelo May 9, 2014/Pic:ReutersPARIS: World championship leader Nico Rosberg today signed a new “multi-year” contract with Mercedes, the German Formula One team announced.

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Serbia Winger Markovic Joins Liverpool On ‘Long-Term Deal’

A former Partizan Belgrade player, Lazar Markovic helped Benfica win the Portuguese title last season after joining the club in June 2013/Pic:ReutersLONDON: Serbia international winger Lazar Markovic has become Liverpool’s fourth close-season signing after joining on a “long-term deal”, the Premier league club said yesterday.

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Defending Champion Mickelson Confident Despite Troubled Year

Mickelson won the British Open at the 20th attempt last year at the age of 43, just seven days after picking up his first title on British soil in the Scottish Open/Pic:AFPHOYLAKE: British Open champion Phil Mickelson believes his best is yet to come despite recording only one top-10 finish this year.

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French Winger Ribery Returns After World Cup Injury, Salutes Germany Squad

Franck Ribery was ruled out of the finals in Brazil with a lower back problem but was back in training yesterday as he was put through his paces on an individually-tailored programme BERLIN: France winger Franck Ribery, who missed the World Cup through injury, returned to training with Bayern Munich yesterday and paid tribute to his German teammates crowned world champions in Brazil.

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