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Tiger Woods puts season on hold after the fifth back operation of his career

Tiger Woods puts season on hold after the fifth back operation of his career

Tiger Woods‘ season is on pause after the 15-time major champion underwent a back operation for the fifth time in his career. A statement on his social media channels said the 45-year-old had experienced “discomfort” whilst playing at the PNC Championship in December and had had a successful “procedure to remove a pressurized disc fragment…MORE

Australian Open turmoil raises questions for Tokyo Games

Australian Open turmoil raises questions for Tokyo Games

The quarantine controversy over tennis’ Australian Open has raised questions about whether large-scale international sporting events can take place in the middle of a pandemic and could offer a preview of the difficulties facing this summer’s Tokyo Olympics. Players arriving in the Australian state of Victoria have been placed into a 14-day quarantine ahead of…MORE

America’s Cup: Patriot ‘flying yacht’ capsizes in gusty conditions

America’s Cup: Patriot ‘flying yacht’ capsizes in gusty conditions

Emergency management plans were put into operation during the America’s Cup challenger series on Sunday when American Magic’s Patriot yacht dramatically capsized in gusty conditions in Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. The team’s AC75 “flying” yacht was damaged in the incident during the Prada Cup race and began taking on water, with American Magic receiving help from…MORE

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