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Astana Qazaqstan Team's Mark Cavendish celebrates as he wins Stage 5 of the Tour de France on Wednesday, giving him the most career stage wins in the history of the event.
Jul 4, 2024
Cycling's comeback king Cavendish to carry on doing the thing he loves
Now 39 and in his 15th Tour de France, Cavendish has overcome injuries, illnesses and years in the wilderness to shine as brightly as anyone could expect.
Tadej Pogacar rides during a training session ahead of the Tour de France in Florence, Italy, on Thursday.
Jun 28, 2024
'Unbeatable' Pogacar eyes rare Tour-Giro double despite bout with COVID-19
"The Giro-Tour double is difficult to achieve," the Team UAE rider said Thursday. "It's a big challenge, but I'm ready to take it on."
Tadej Pogacar (left) rides behind rival Jonas Vingegaard and Vingegaard's teammate Sepp Kuss during the Tour de France in July last year.
Jun 27, 2024
Tour de France favorite Pogacar says he has 'never felt so good on a bike'
The Slovenian is seeking to become the first cyclist since Marco Pantani in 1998 to win both the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in the same season.
Tiger Woods leaves the tee box during the first round of the U.S. Open in Pinehurst, North Carolina, on June 13.
Jun 20, 2024
PGA Tour gives Tiger Woods 'lifetime achievement' exemption
The move will give Woods access to the tour's eight signature tournaments, all of which award large prize money and extra points in the FedEx Cup standings.
Yuka Saso hits her tee shot on the first hole during the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on Thursday.
May 31, 2024
Yuka Saso on top at U.S. Women's Open after first round
Saso's search for a second U.S. Women's Open title got a boost on the first day of the tournament.
Grayson Murray practices for the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, in April.
May 27, 2024
Grayson Murray's parents say golfer 'took his own life'
Murray's death was announced on Saturday.
Grayson Murray tees off on the second hole during the second round of the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois, on July 7, 2023.
May 26, 2024
PGA golfer Grayson Murray dies at 30
Murray died one day after withdrawing from the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.
Rory McIlroy speaks with Tyler Collet during a practice round ahead of the PGA Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday.
May 16, 2024
Rory McIlroy losing confidence in PGA-LIV merger
Without Dunne on the PGA Tour policy board, Rory McIlroy said he believes a discussed merger with LIV Golf is moving in the wrong direction.
Scottie Scheffler makes his final putt during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head, South Carolina, on April 22.
May 14, 2024
Golf's No.1 Scottie Scheffler arrives at Valhalla for PGA Championship
The 27-year-old American, who captured his second Masters title last month, has won four of his past five starts.
Yuto Katsuragawa competes at the Sony Open in Hawaii in January.
Apr 28, 2024
Katsuragawa shoots 63 to win on DP World Tour's return to Japan
The 25-year-old had seven birdies and no bogeys to finish on 17-under par after equaling the course record.
Rory McIlroy was one of the PGA Tour's staunchest defenders when the turmoil that has gripped the sport began with the emergence of LIV Golf.
Apr 25, 2024
Rory McIlroy open to returning to PGA Tour board
McIlroy stepped down from the board in a surprise move last November, saying he wanted to concentrate on his own game.
Scottie Scheffler won the the RBC Herigate golf tournament in Hilton Head, South Carolina, on Monday. The Masters champion has won four of his last five starts.
Apr 23, 2024
Scheffler and Korda take men's and women's golf by storm
Masters champion Scheffler has won four of his last five starts.
Dustin Johnson has a lifetime exemption to the Masters after winning the tournament in 2020.
Apr 11, 2024
Asian Tour remains an option for LIV stars in search of ranking points
The Asian Tour has entered into a growth cycle over the last three years, expanding to 24 tournaments.
Cho Minn Thant, CEO and commissioner of the Asian Tour, during the International Series Macau tournament on Saturday
Mar 16, 2024
Asian Tour rising above splintered golf's 'turmoil,' says CEO Cho
Cho also said the circuit's decision to partner with upstart LIV had "worked out well" for players.
Naomi Osaka in action during her first-round match at Indian Wells earlier this month.
Mar 15, 2024
Men's and women's tennis tours advance talks to merge commercial rights
The move would bring all the commercial ventures into one entity, with the aim of completing a merger in 2025, a source said.
PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan addresses the media during a news conference in August 2023.
Mar 13, 2024
Talks between PGA Tour and Saudi fund 'accelerating'
Speaking to reporters ahead of this week's Players Championship, Monahan said negotiations with Saudi Arabia's PIF were progressing.
Ayumu Hirano (center) and Yuto Totsuka (right) finished in first and second place in the Dew Tour men's snowboarding halfpipe competition in Copper Mountain, Colorado, on Sunday. Lucas Foster finished third.
Mar 11, 2024
Ayumu Hirano repeats as Dew Tour halfpipe winner
Reigning Olympic champion Ayumu Hirano won the Dew Tour men's snowboarding halfpipe title for the second year in a row Sunday.
Ryo Hisatsune, who last year became the first Japanese to be named the European tour's Rookie of the Year, will make his debut at Augusta National this April.
Feb 22, 2024
Japan's Hisatsune among three to accept special Masters invitations
Hisatsune, who last year became the first Japanese to be named the European tour's Rookie of the Year, will make his debut at Augusta National this April.
Hideki Matsuyama celebrates with the trophy after winning the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California, on Sunday.
Feb 19, 2024
Hideki Matsuyama surges to victory at Genesis Invitational with final-round 62
Matsuyama, hindered by neck and back injuries in recent years, claimed his ninth PGA Tour title.
Rikuya Hoshino won the Qatar Open in Doha on Sunday.
Feb 12, 2024
Rikuya Hoshino earns first European Tour title with win at Qatar Open
He became the first Japanese player to win the event and only the fourth to win on the European Tour after Isao Aoki, Hideki Matsuyama and Ryo Hisatsune.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'