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The PGA Tour caddy is hired and then immediately FIRED!

PGA Tour caddy Brent Henley, who caddyed on the tour for more than 20 years, has revealed he was hired and fired by a PGA Tour player within 24 hours. Henley is the younger brother of Kip Henley who caddyed for Vijay Singh and Stewart Cink. Brent hasn’t identified the …

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Ireland win $150,000 CSIO4* Nations Cup at WEF

Eoin McMahon and Chakra 9 were the pioneers of the Ireland team. Photo by Sportfot Eleven nations have fielded teams to compete on Saturday March 5 in the $150,000 CSIO4* Nations Cup, presented by Premier Equestrian, the showpiece event of week eight of the Winter Equestrian Festival 2022. The Irish …

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Cape Town is buzzing as tickets for the Rugby 7s World Cup 2022 go on sale from Monday

Tickets for the 2022 Rugby Sevens World Cup in Cape Town go on sale from Monday 28 February at 9.00am South African time. The three-day event, which is due to take place from September 9-11, will see the world’s best players from 40 teams compete for the title of men’s …

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Sepp Straka wins the PGA Tour Honda Classic.

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. “Sepp Straka is going back to Georgia in a few weeks. He heads to the Masters, having pulled off a huge comeback to win the Honda Classic. Straka, down five strokes early in the final round, birdied in the rain on the final hole and ended …

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How one community transformed a neglected wasteland – and built a thriving £150,000 skate park for £7,000

In what was once an abandoned wasteland filled with overgrown bushes and piles of rubbish, now lies one of Birmingham’s most exciting, ambitious and unique community spaces. Built by the community for the community, DIY Bournbrook is the first skate park built entirely by volunteers in the country. For years …

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Free coaching offered as part of a 12-week community sports program

Provided The free sports coaching program kicks off in Mangere on Saturday 12th February. Have you ever wanted to take your favorite sport to the next level, but didn’t know how to get there? A community initiative, starting this Saturday, February 12, aims to do just that and more across …

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The importance of getting our kids back into community sports

Sport is great for kids and an integral part of Australian culture, but many children simply haven’t been able to play during the pandemic. New research shows half of Australian children have been playing less organized sport due to COVID-19. Costs, the risk of catching COVID-19 and frequent disruptions were …

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Journey to the LPGA Tour Morgane Metraux | LPGA

Emotions are enough to make your first victory as a professional golfer something you will never forget. Now imagine, in addition to the emotional adrenaline, if this same victory allows you to access the Olympic Games, earns you an exemption in a major tournament, the Amundi Evian Championship, and places …

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Athletics Canada launches 10-meet national track and field tour for 2022 outdoor season

Regan Yee has felt the love and support of Canada’s Race Directors ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The steeplechase runner recalled how he worked with athletes to plan strong performances by scheduling races later in the day when temperatures cooled. “The difference between staying in Canada and going to …

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Svitolina became aware, as the earth disappeared from the community

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina explained that during her career she received many offers to change her nationality. The famous Ukrainian woman in an interview with Dmitry Gordon admitted that she was offered to take the citizenship of England, Australia and several other countries. “When I started my junior career, …

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Nadal makes Tour singles comeback with victory over Berankis in Melbourne

Tennis – ATP 250 – Melbourne Summer Set – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 5, 2022 Spain’s Rafael Nadal during a REUTERS / Loren Elliott training session Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MELBOURNE, Jan.6 (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal stepped up his preparations for this …

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Tennis-Nadal makes Tour singles comeback with victory over Berankis in Melbourne | The powerful 790 KFGO

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal stepped up his preparations for this month’s Australian Open with a 6-2 7-5 victory over Lithuanian qualifier Ricardas Berankis in the second round of the Melbourne Summer Set ATP 250 tournament on Thursday. Playing his first competitive singles match on the ATP Tour since August …

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PerthNow looks back on the highs and lows of 2021

Goodbye 2021 and hello 2022. The people of Perth would say this year has turned out better than the year before with more no face masks, less time in lockdown and the re-election of our state dad, Prime Minister Mark McGowan. But we can’t forget the moments that reminded us …

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Tom Dumoulin confirms he will aim for a Grand Tour in 2022

Tom Dumoulin has revealed he will return to aim for the general classification of a Grand Tour in 2022 but did not say if he will aim for the Giro d’Italia, the Tour de France or the Vuelta a España. The 31-year-old Dutchman decided to retire from the sport in …

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A look back at 2021 in the Tri-Town

The past 12 months in Tri-Town have seen covid challenges, numerous housing plans, and a goldendoodle walking among the Bulldogs. Here’s a quick look at some of the notable 2021 news in our neighborhood. A major achievement in early 2021 came in January, when Marion became the first city in …

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Mane Wins TATA Steel Tour Championship to Become PGTI Order of Merit Champion | Golf news

JAMSHEDPUR: Olympian Udayan Mane kept his cool and scored an under-three 69 in the last round to win the PGTI TATA Steel Tour season-ending championship by a narrow margin of one stroke on Sunday. The victory also helped him win the title of the PGTI Order of Merit for the …

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Round Championship-21: Chawrasia continues to lead in round 2: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Chandigarh, December 17 SSP Chawrasia continued to lead the second round of the 2021 Circuit Championship at Rs 1.5 crore which is played in Jamshedpur after returning a total of three under 69 which brought its total to 12 under 132. Karan Pratap Singh, 21, of Faridabad, …

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Recycled water is part of Toyota’s path to carbon neutrality | Community

PLANO, Texas – Toyota’s North American plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 includes expanding vehicle electrification, reducing carbon emissions, encouraging conservation through the management of water, material reuse and biodiversity protection, the company said in its annual environmental report. Highlights from this year’s report include: • The Toyota bZ4X …

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Hoki, Japan’s first badminton world champion in men’s doubles at Kobayashi

(AP Photo / Dita Alangkara) TOKYO (Kyodo) – Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi on Sunday became the first Japanese to win the men’s doubles championship in the World Tour badminton final, beating the world’s top-ranked pair in their home country, the Indonesia. Ranked sixth in the world, Hoki and Kobayashi …

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BWF World Tour 2021 Finals: PV Sindhu loses to Au Seyoung 21-16, 21-12 in summit clash

Another event and another second place for Indian badminton queen Pusarla Venkata Sindhu. The Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist lost to An Seyoung of Korea 21-16, 21-12 in 39 minutes in the clash atop the 2021 BWF World Tour final in Bali. The Korean was dominant from the start and played …

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BWF World Tour Finals: Too strong in Group B, Zii Jia pushes his way to the final | Sports

Malaysian Lee Zii Jia returns against Indian Kidambi Srikanth in his men’s singles badminton match of the BWF World Tour final in Nusa Dua, Bali on December 3, 2021. – Photo by the Badminton Association Indonesia via AFP KUALA LUMPUR, December 3 – Men’s national singles ace Lee Zii Jia …

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Golden girl back in town

HIDILYN DIAZ is back home after spending 20 days in Malacca, where she managed to escape the hustle and bustle of celebrity life as she won the country’s first Olympic gold medal in Tokyo in July. And now that she’s back, Diaz has also returned to the gym to keep …

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Clare Wheeler keen to test the USA in her hometown at McDonald Jones Stadium with Matildas | Newcastle Herald

newsletters, selection list of editors, Newcastle’s Clare Wheeler plans to “feed” on the energy of a crowded McDonald Jones stadium on Tuesday night as the Matilas seek to turn the tide on the might of the United States’ global superpowers. The 23-year-old midfielder has won four caps for the Matildas …

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Community front and center as Abu Dhabi prepares for swimming

For the casual sports fan, Abu Dhabi is probably best known for hosting the season finale of the Formula 1 World Championship. The capital of the United Arab Emirates has hosted an F1 race since 2009 and will do so again from December 9-12 this year. Normally, the Abu Dhabi …

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Fundraising celebration served by a generous community | Examiner

comment, opinion, They say charity begins at home, but it shouldn’t end there. Some of the work done in our communities by charities and fundraising groups goes unnoticed and I’m always happy to hear more about what they do and how they help. I had a lot of fun recently …

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Wozniacki, Halep, Azarenka and the tennis community react to Ashliegh Barty’s announcement

World No.1 player Ashleigh Barty has decided to end her 2021 season after the US Open. However, there was a positive development in her personal life recently when she got engaged to her boyfriend, Garry Kissick. ADVERTISING The article continues under this ad The latter is an aspiring professional golf …

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PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth envision success after barren world tour

After PV Sindhu’s impressive run at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, where she won a medal for the second consecutive Games, India’s top badminton players reportedly aimed for a title or two more when the World Tour resumed with the ‘Danish Open last month. In the four World Tour events …

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Kento Momota wins first tour title since 2020 car crash

Japan’s world No.1 Kento Momota won his first World Badminton Federation circuit title since being involved in a life-threatening car crash in 2020 with a victory at the Indonesian Masters on Sunday. The 27-year-old seed beat third-seeded Dane Anders Antonsen in straight sets 21-17, 21-11 in the men’s singles final …

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Alexander Zverev secures a place in SF in Turin | ATP circuit

With the pressure on, Alexander Zverev delivered on Thursday, overtaking Hubert Hurkacz 6-2, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the Nitto ATP Final as he dropped to 2-1 in the Red Group. Zverev, who had to beat Hurkacz to qualify after his straight-set loss to Red Group winner Daniil Medvedev, …

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Fuglsang targets Danish Grand Départ of Tour de France after 2021 “disappointing”

After a disappointing final season with Astana, 2022 sees Jakob Fuglsang heading to Israel Start-Up Nation in search of refreshment at the end of a year plagued by illness and injury. The 36-year-old, who passes after nine years in the Kazakh team, suffered from a virus at the Tokyo Olympics, …

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City’s honor to the Northallerton Olympians

OLYMPIANS Marc Scott and Scott Lincoln will be named honorary citizens of their hometown to mark the community’s pride in their accomplishments. The duo, who competed in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, will join fellow Paralympian Laurence Whiteley, the parasport rower who received the Northallerton City Council title after his outstanding …

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City in Greece requests grant to build skatepark

GREECE, NY – Skateboarding continues to gain momentum with the sport reaching the world stage at the Tokyo Olympics. Today, towns and villages across the country are increasing the number of places to practice. Greece’s city supervisor Bill Reilich announced that the city was moving forward with a grant from …

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Simone Biles, Olympic gymnasts tour stops in Charlotte

The Gold Over America tour stops in Queen City on Wednesday evening. CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – If you’re wondering what Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles has been up to since the Tokyo Olympics, the answer is to travel the country. She, alongside some of the best gymnasts of all time, …

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Langer becomes oldest Champions Tour winner

RICHMOND, Virginia – Bernhard Langer became the oldest winner in PGA Tour champion history on Sunday when the 64-year-old birdieed 6 feet on the first hole of the playoffs to beat Doug Barron in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic. The German star raised both arms in the air after winning …

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BHA supports community projects in Eyemouth

BHA supports community projects in Eyemouth Posted 21 October 2021 Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is supporting projects in Eyemouth which will help tackle food poverty and also provide sports facilities to Eyemouth Primary School. Pupils at Eyemouth Primary School launch their fundraising campaign BHA provides funding to Splash for its …

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Below par in Tokyo, social media trolls wreak havoc among athletes

Image source: GETTY IMAGES Vikas Krishan Yadav’s archive photo (in blue). By Chetan Sharma Athletes and mental health issues seem to almost go hand in hand, with many athletes dealing with it on a regular basis. These issues aren’t limited to sports such as cricket or tennis – as we …

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In Tokyo, Social Media Platforms Help Shine Pandemic Olympics – NBC New York

What there is to know Olympians are using social media platforms to give viewers insight into the games. Sunisa Lee and Ilonna Maher are among the many athletes using social platforms to document their journey during the games. The video sharing app, TikTok, is popular with young audiences and athletes. …

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India Nethra rivals sailors, nature in Tokyo

By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 25 (SocialNews.XYZ) 23-year-old Indian K. Nethra will not only face more than 40 competitors, but will also face nature in the sailing event of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Sailing is an event where Mother Nature can be both your friend and your enemy. A favorable …

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