While Tiger Woods wrestles with back issues and sharply declining form and Vijay Singh has battled assorted health problems in recent years, veteran Jim Furyk is playing some of the best golf of his career.
At the age of 44 and despite a few “dings, nicks and bruises along the way,” American Furyk is still one of the most consistent players around as he continues his quest to add further PGA Tour titles to his impressive tally of 16.
Federer hands out more punishment to Youzhny, Roger Federer eased to a 16th consecutive victory over Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny to begin his quest for a seventh title at the Dubai Championships on Monday.
The Swiss world number two looked revitalized during a 6-3 6-1 stroll — his first competitive match since a surprise third round defeat by Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open.
MLB’s Red Sox reportedly sign prized Cuban prospect
The Boston Red Sox have reportedly signed prized Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada, a switch-hitting infielder coveted by a host of Major League Baseball teams, to a record $31.5 million signing bonus. The league’s official’s website, MLB.com, announced the deal for the 19-year-old Moncada on Monday, citing an industry source.
Nadal sees Argentine Open as next step up comeback ladder, Rafael Nadal, who suffered an upset defeat in the Rio Open semi-finals at the weekend, said on Monday he was confident of taking another step toward recovering his best form in Buenos Aires this week.
The Spaniard, ranked fourth after Saturday’s loss to Fabio Fognini ended a run of 52 consecutive semi-final wins on clay, will make his bow in the second round of the Argentine Open at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club on Wednesday
Two wins in three weeks a dream come true for Lahiri, Three months after having to go to Qualifying School to earn his European Tour card, an excited Anirban Lahiri can look ahead to a season when he will compete in all four majors for the first time in his career. Out of nowhere the 27-year-old Indian has rocketed to 34th in the world rankings after following his victory in the Malaysian Open two weeks ago by landing the co-sanctioned Indian Open title in New Delhi on Sunday.
McLaren blame gusting winds for Alonso crash, McLaren have blamed gusting winds for Fernando Alonso’s Formula One testing crash on Sunday and dismissed ‘erroneous rumors’ that an electrical fault could have rendered the driver unconscious before the impact.
The team said in an update on Monday that the double world champion was making a solid recovery in hospital in Barcelona, chatting to family and friends, and would remain there under observation.
Spring training warms up players, winter-frazzled fans, Major League Baseball spring training camps heat up this week with position players joining the early reporting pitchers and catchers, warming the hearts of fans suffering in the arctic chill of a brutal winter.
The stirrings of baseball in sun-drenched Florida and Arizona provide light at the end of a frigid tunnel and an optimistic renewal that fosters hope of better days ahead.
A-Rod ‘ready to go,’ reports early to Yankees, Alex Rodriguez, returning from a year-long doping ban, surprised the New York Yankees with his unexpected arrival at the team’s training camp on Monday where he said he cringed at some of the mistakes he had made.
The disgraced slugger showed up two days before he was due to report and received a physical exam and took batting practice at the minor league complex before meeting with reporters.
Bruins’ Krejci out for up to six weeks with knee injury, Boston Bruins center David Krejci will miss up to six weeks with a partially torn MCL ligament in his left knee, the team said on Monday. Krejci sustained the injury when he collided with St. Louis Blues forward Alexander Steen on Friday.
Rio’s dirty water again an issue ahead of IOC meeting, International Olympic Committee members meeting in Rio de Janeiro this week will understand if its waters are not completely clean for the sailing events in 2016, the state’s governor said on Monday.
“Of course they will understand if we don’t meet our target,” state governor Luiz Fernando Pezao told reporters on Monday, stressing again that Rio’s priority was cleaning up the Guanabara Bay for future generations.