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'Celtic Tiger' McIlroy emerges dominant in 2014

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LOS ANGELES - A year to forget for an injury-plagued Tiger Woods was savored sweetly by Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy after the 'Celtic Tiger' won two majors in 2014 to regain his status as the game's leading player.

Prizes shared but Djokovic and Serena still rule

LONDON - Grand slam titles were shared around like slices of pizza in 2014 but for all the welcome variety Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams ended the year still setting the standard.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 2:33pm EST

What a difference a year makes for McIlroy

LONDON - Only a special performer can live up to a seismic pre-season prediction and, when he is old and gray and sitting in his rocking chair, Rory McIlroy will look back at 2014 as the year he became a true golfing great.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 18 Dec 2014

Factbox: World number one Rory McIlroy

LONDON - Factbox on world number one Rory McIlroy who enjoyed a stellar year in 2014, winning two major championships.

Denmark's JBS looks to build on Ronaldo underwear range success

COPENHAGEN, Nov 24 - Top soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo's pose in underwear has helped open up dozens of export markets for Danish manufacturer JBS Textile Group and the company is hoping to build on that success with a range of shirts, its chief executive said.

24 Nov 2014

McIlroy eyes green jacket after stellar 2014

DUBAI - As he picked up the European money list trophy for the second time in three seasons on Sunday, Rory McIlroy had two words to say when asked for his goals for 2015: "Green Jacket".

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 23 Nov 2014

Kenya's Kipsang, Keitany win NYC Marathon crowns

NEW YORK - Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men's and women's races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday.

Wozniacki impresses in marathon debut, beats target

NEW YORK - Caroline Wozniacki has endured many grueling matches during her professional tennis career but she said none of them compared to the test she put her body through while running the New York City Marathon on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 02 Nov 2014

Kenya's Mutai goes for New York hat-trick

- A doping scandal threatened to overshadow Geoffrey Mutai's run at a New York City Marathon hat-trick and Wilson Kipsang's bid for an eye-popping bonus after their compatriot Rita Jeptoo failed a drugs test.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 31 Oct 2014

Kenya's Mutai goes for New York hat-trick

- A doping scandal threatened to overshadow Geoffrey Mutai's run at a New York City Marathon hat-trick and Wilson Kipsang's bid for an eye-popping bonus after their compatriot Rita Jeptoo failed a drugs test.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 31 Oct 2014
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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