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How ‘gym rat’ Brooks Koepka is bucking golf’s trends

“He loves working out; He’s a gym rat; He hits the ball a mile,” are some of the ways Brooks Koepka has been characterized by a number of golf writers and commentators. “I’m not that big,” quips Koepka in a interview with CNN Sport’s Coy Wire earlier this year. “It’s old … I hang around…MORE

Tiger Woods confident of adding to major tally at PGA Championship

Asked if he could win the PGA Championship, golf’s first major of the calendar year amid a disrupted season, a smiling Tiger Woods had a simple answer for reporters. “Of course,” Woods said. With no supporters in attendance at San Francisco’s Harding Park, there will be no roaring atmosphere that Woods usually feeds off at…MORE

Rafa Nadal will not defend US Open title in New York

Rafa Nadal will not defend US Open title in New York

Citing the “complicated” nature of the world under the pandemic, Rafael Nadal has opted not to defend his US Open title later this month in Flushing Meadows, New York. In a tweet posted Tuesday, Nadal said: “I have decided not to play this year’s US Open. The situation is very complicated worldwide, the COVID-19 cases…MORE

How Bruno Fernandes transformed Manchester United’s fortunes

How Bruno Fernandes transformed Manchester United’s fortunes

There hasn’t been much to shout about at Manchester United over the last few years. The success enjoyed under legendary manager Alex Ferguson feels like a distant memory for a global fan base that has watched its once great club lurch from one bad decision to another. An FA Cup win in 2016 under Louis…MORE

Justin Thomas returns to world No. 1 ahead of PGA Championship

Justin Thomas returns to world No. 1 ahead of PGA Championship

Justin Thomas is officially the best golfer in the world again after winning his 13th PGA Tour event on Sunday. The American clinched victory at the WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Tennessee, US, by three strokes to regain the world No. 1 ranking for the first time since June 2018. He ended John Rahm’s…MORE