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Jun 20, 2015

Day resting after collapsing at U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington (Reuters) – Australian golfer Jason Day sent a scare through the U.S. Open on Friday when he collapsed on his final hole, before getting to his feet, completing the second round and collapsing again.

One of the pre-championship favorites to win the year’s second major, Day dropped to the turf in front of a packed grandstand and laid on his back, covering his face as his caddie Col Swatton came to his aid.

Jun 20, 2015

Day being treated after collapsing at U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington (Reuters) – Australian golfer Jason Day sent a scare through the U.S. Open when he collapsed on his final hole of the second round, before getting to his feet, completing his round and collapsing again on Friday.

One of the hot favourites to win the year’s second major, Day dropped to the turf in front of a packed grandstand and laid on his back, covering his face as his caddie came to his aid.

Jun 19, 2015

Day collapses on final hole of U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington (Reuters) – Australian golfer Jason Day sent a scare through the U.S. Open when he collapsed on his final hole of the second round, before getting to his feet, completing his round and collapsing again on Friday.

One of the hot favourites for the tournament, Day dropped to the turf in front of a packed grandstand and laid on his back, covering his face as his caddie came to his aid.

Jun 19, 2015

Woods sinks to bottom at Chambers Bay

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington (Reuters) – Tiger Woods sank to the bottom of the U.S. Open leaderboard after an opening round 10-over 80 on Thursday, but vowed to fight on and return to the top.

Without a major title since his U.S. Open victory seven years ago at Torrey Pines, Woods chances of ending the drought seems unlikely after he carded the fourth highest score in his professional career to leave him 15 shots behind co-leaders Dustin Johnson and Swede Henrik Stenson.

Jun 19, 2015

McIlroy running out of compliments for Chambers Bay

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy had only good things to say about Chambers Bay after his first look at the links-style layout.

But the world number one was not as generous with his compliments following an opening two-over 72 at the U.S.

Jun 18, 2015

U.S. stay calm as Solo storm threatens to pick up steam

By Steve Keating

(Reuters) – On the surface the U.S. team are ticking along nicely in the Women’s World Cup in Canada, but a growing controversy over allegations surrounding goalkeeper Hope Solo are threatening to take the gloss off the team’s performances.

The U.S. came through unbeaten from the ‘Group of Death’, which included three teams in the top-10, and have striker Abby Wambach in top form, while Solo is anchoring an air-tight defense.

Jun 18, 2015

Soccer-U.S. stay calm as Solo storm threatens to pick up steam

June 18 (Reuters) – On the surface the U.S. team are ticking along nicely in the Women’s World Cup in Canada, but a growing controversy over allegations surrounding goalkeeper Hope Solo are threatening to take the gloss off the team’s performances.

The U.S. came through unbeaten from the ‘Group of Death’, which included three teams in the top-10, and have striker Abby Wambach in top form, while Solo is anchoring an air-tight defence.

Jun 18, 2015

Perennial Open bridesmaid Mickelson says on target after 69

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington (Reuters) – After six near-misses at the U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson felt he was right on target for a first victory after making a brief appearance at the top of the opening-round leaderboard on Thursday.

A one-under 69 at Chambers Bay left the ever optimistic Mickelson four shots off the early pace and in an upbeat mood as he launched his bid for the elusive U.S. Open title that has been his career white whale.

Jun 17, 2015

After ‘group of death’, do-or-die for U.S. and Australia

VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Having escaped the ‘group of death’, it is now do-or-die for the

United States and Australia after advancing to the knockout round of the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday.

Jun 17, 2015

Soccer-After ‘group of death’, do-or-die for U.S. and Australia

VANCOUVER, June 16 (Reuters) – Having escaped the ‘group of death’, it is now do-or-die for the United States and Australia after advancing to the knockout round of the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday.

In a pool featuring three sides ranked in the top 10 and the top African nation Nigeria, there may be no tougher route to the July 5 title game than from Group D, but the U.S. (2) and Australia (10) navigated the first stretch hitting only a few bumps along the way.