Mark Lamport-Stokes

Swing coach Leadbetter runs rule over golfers Trump and Abe

Feb 11 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump will play a round of golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Florida on Saturday, a leisurely match-up that should prove to be "a very good game" based on their respective golfing skills, says esteemed swing coach David Leadbetter.

Woods should be 'very concerned' about back flare-up: expert

Feb 06 2017

Tiger Woods' withdrawal from last week's Dubai Desert Classic due to back spasms has cast a lengthening shadow over his return to competition, leaving at least one expert to conclude his brilliant career is now drawing to a premature close.

A crystal ball look at Super Bowl's international potential

Feb 03 2017

Picture the scene: it is 2025 and the National Football League's London Monarchs are battling against the Green Bay Packers in Texas for honor and glory in the Super Bowl.

Woods gets 'at least one win' next year, says Begay

Dec 30 2016

Tiger Woods celebrated his 41st birthday on Friday and long-time friend and fellow professional Notah Begay III predicts he will have more to celebrate in a triumphant return to the PGA Tour in 2017.

Hopkins looks to end stellar career on a high note

Dec 15 2016

Boxing great Bernard Hopkins, who defended the middleweight title a record 20 times from 1995 to 2005 and has never been knocked out, intends to "overdo" himself when he ends a career of extraordinary longevity on Saturday.

Tiger's next chapter a hot topic for players and fans

Dec 07 2016

With the opening PGA Tour event of 2017 just a month away, golf fans and players are bracing for the next chapter from Tiger Woods as the former world number one prepares for his first start on the U.S. circuit since August 2015.

Golf: Tiger upbeat after mixed fortunes on his Bahamas return

Dec 04 2016

Tiger Woods' return to competition after an absence of nearly 16 months was a mixed bag, though the former world number one said he had a great week simply competing at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

Horse racing: Fast finishing Arrogate wins Breeders' Classic

Nov 05 2016

ARCADIA, California Second choice Arrogate stole the limelight from favorite California Chrome with a storming finish to win the showpiece $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic by half a length at Santa Anita Park on Saturday.

Horse racing: Commanding Highland Reel wins Breeders' Turf

Nov 05 2016

ARCADIA, California Irish raider Highland Reel led the whole way to upstage favorite Flintshire with a commanding victory by a length and three-quarters in the $4 million Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita Park on Saturday.

Horse racing: Beholder, jockey Smith shine at Santa Anita

Nov 05 2016

ARCADIA, California A stunning victory by 6-year-old mare Beholder in the final race of her career and another win for record-setting jockey Mike Smith stole the limelight on the opening day of the Breeders' Cup on Friday.

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