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The ‘Tiger Slam’: 20 years on from when Tiger Woods won it all

The ‘Tiger Slam’: 20 years on from when Tiger Woods won it all

As Tiger Woods walked onto the 18th green at the 2001 Masters, throngs of fans were in hot pursuit to catch a glimpse of the golfer and all cameras were pointed at the then 25-year-old, who was on the precipice of etching his name into golf history. “Here comes the salute to an achievement that’s…MORE

Angelo Gabriel, 16, becomes youngest goalscorer in Copa Libertadores history

Angelo Gabriel, 16, becomes youngest goalscorer in Copa Libertadores history

Santos forward Angelo Gabriel became the youngest goalscorer in Copa Libertadores history on Tuesday as he scored his side’s final goal in a 3-1 victory against San Lorenzo. Aged 16 years, three months and 16 days, Angelo broke Juan Carlos Cardenas’ record that had stood for 59 years with his stoppage-time goal after a save…MORE

Bryson DeChambeau optimistic new driver will help his chances at Masters

Bryson DeChambeau optimistic new driver will help his chances at Masters

Bryson DeChambeau has muscled his way to becoming a major winner, and he’s now hoping it’ll bring him success at golf’s most famous competition. As he prepares for the Masters, which begin on Thursday, the 2020 US Open winner has brought a new weapon with him: a new driver. DeChambeau had contemplated using a 48-inch…MORE

Referee Rebecca Welch makes history in English Football League debut

Referee Rebecca Welch makes history in English Football League debut

Rebecca Welch made history on Monday as she became the first appointed female referee to take charge of an English Football League (EFL) game. The 37-year-old, who has previously refereed high-profile women’s matches, oversaw Port Vale’s 2-0 win against Harrogate Town in the third tier of men’s English football. Back in 2010, Amy Fearn became…MORE

Moe Norman: The ‘Rain Man of golf’ who amazed even the greats of the sport

Moe Norman: The ‘Rain Man of golf’ who amazed even the greats of the sport

Whether it’s because of his funky clothing, eccentric personality or highly distinctive swing, Moe Norman — dubbed golf’s “Rain Man” — didn’t fit into the sport’s traditional mold. “Like Raymond [Babbitt], Moe spoke in staccato bursts,” golf coach and author Tim O’Connor, who has written a book about Norman, told CNN Sport, as he compared…MORE

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