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Dec 22, 2014

Schuerrle happy to fight for his place at Chelsea

LONDON (Reuters) – German World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle has ruled out a move away from Chelsea despite failing to secure a regular starting place this season.

Schuerrle has been troubled by injury and illness since helping his country to the World Cup title in July and says he has no intention of leaving the Premier League leaders.

Dec 22, 2014

Soccer-Schuerrle happy to fight for his place at Chelsea

LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) – German World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle has ruled out a move away from Chelsea despite failing to secure a regular starting place this season.

Schuerrle has been troubled by injury and illness since helping his country to the World Cup title in July and says he has no intention of leaving the Premier League leaders.

Dec 19, 2014

Cook out, Morgan in as England ODI captain – reports

LONDON (Reuters) – Alastair Cook has been dropped as England captain for next year’s 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the BBC and Sky Sports reported on Friday.

Opener Cook, who has been woefully out of form with the bat, will be replaced as skipper by swashbuckling middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan.

Dec 19, 2014

Cricket-Cook out, Morgan in as England ODI captain – reports

LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Alastair Cook has been dropped as England captain for next year’s 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the BBC and Sky Sports reported on Friday.

Opener Cook, who has been woefully out of form with the bat, will be replaced as skipper by swashbuckling middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan.

Dec 18, 2014

What a difference a year makes for McIlroy

LONDON (Reuters) – 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.

The tousle-haired Northern Irishman also ruled the roost two years ago, winning five times around the world, but a change of equipment and off-course distractions in 2013 caused a slump in form that saw him slide to sixth in the rankings.

Dec 18, 2014

It took a year to get used to new golf clubs: McIlroy

LONDON (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment.

The Northern Irishman was flying high at the top of the world rankings when he signed a 10-year contract with Nike in January 2013 that, according to media reports, was worth $250 million.

Dec 18, 2014

Interview: It took a year to get used to new golf clubs – McIlroy

LONDON (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment.

The Northern Irishman was flying high at the top of the world rankings when he signed a 10-year contract with Nike in January 2013 that, according to media reports, was worth $250 million.

Dec 18, 2014

Newsmaker: What a difference a year makes for McIlroy

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

The tousle-haired Northern Irishman also ruled the roost two years ago, winning five times around the world, but a change of equipment and off-course distractions in 2013 caused a slump in form that saw him slide to sixth in the rankings.

Dec 18, 2014

Sport-It took a year to get used to new golf clubs – McIlroy

LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment.

The Northern Irishman was flying high at the top of the world rankings when he signed a 10-year contract with Nike in January 2013 that, according to media reports, was worth $250 million.

Dec 2, 2014

Chelsea stranglehold on Spurs not important – Mourinho

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea’s remarkable record against Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge was of no interest to manager Jose Mourinho as he prepared for Wednesday’s London derby.

Mourinho’s club have not been beaten at home by Spurs since 1990 when former England marksman Gary Lineker scored one of the goals in a 2-1 victory.

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      "I am a senior sub-editor on the Reuters Sports Desk who often works as the chief sub-editor. I also have responsibility for the European golf file and among the tournaments I have covered this year are the Ryder Cup and British Open."
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