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Le Golf National was a popular venue for the 2018 Ryder CupThey stage the biggest golf events in Europe, but what is the long-term legacy for the courses that hold the Ryder Cup? Why do they disappear from relevance soon after being centre of the golfing world?These are questions worth considering in the week that…
You can't have failed to notice a weekend of sporting brilliance - from a stunning sub two-hour marathon to hosts Japan lighting up the Rugby World Cup.But there were three phenomenal sportswomen right at the heart of the action as well.With a combined age of just 62, Simone Biles, Brigid Kosgei and Coco Gauff added…
In 2003 Annika Sorenstam became the first woman to play in a men's PGA Tour event for 58 yearsMen and women will compete against each other for one trophy at a new event to be hosted by Swedish golfers Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam next year.The Scandinavian Mixed is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and…
England Fabio Capello was in charge the last time England travelled to BulgariaBulgaria v England: Euro 2020 qualifierVenue: Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia Date: Monday, 14 October Time: 19:45 BSTCoverage: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live with live text commentary on the BBC Sport websiteAs England travel to Sofia for their latest Euro 2020 qualifier,…
The uncapped James Maddison was an unused substitute for the wins over Bulgaria and Kosovo last monthEngland manager Gareth Southgate says he knows "pretty much everything" about his players after James Maddison was pictured in a casino despite pulling out of the squad with illness.Maddison, 22, was photographed on Friday, when England lost a Euro…
Patrick Day (right) has won 17 of his 22 fightsBoxer Patrick Day is in an "extremely critical condition" after his defeat by Charles Conwell in Chicago.The 27-year-old American is in a coma with "a traumatic brain injury", said his promoter.Day was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital after being knocked out in the 10th round of…
Neymar only returned from an ankle injury in mid-SeptemberParis St-Germain forward Neymar limped off after 12 minutes as Brazil were held to a 1-1 friendly draw by Nigeria. The 27-year-old walked off holding his left thigh and could be a doubt for the Champions League game against Club Bruges on 22 October. Rangers' Joe Aribo…
Coco Gauff started the season ranked well outside the Top 600, she will move inside the top 75 after the winTeenager Coco Gauff has become the youngest player to win a WTA title in 15 years with victory in the Linz Open.The 15-year-old American beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 1-6 6-2 and is projected to move…
Bruno Petkovic (R) received a yellow card after this collision with Ethan AmpaduGareth Bale's excellent equaliser helped Wales to hold 2018 World Cup finalists Croatia in a bad-tempered contest in Cardiff.The Real Madrid forward's composed finish in injury time in the first half ensured Wales maintained their eight-year unbeaten run in home European Championship qualifiers,…
Aston Villa defender Tyrone Mings is in line to make his England debut on MondayBulgaria v EnglandHow to follow:Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport websiteEngland manager Gareth Southgate is set to hand an international debut to Tyrone Mings as one of several changes to his…
Cech on his debut at the Guildford SpectrumFormer Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech saved two penalties on his Guildford Phoenix debut to earn victory against Swindon Wildcats 2.The 37-year-old, still a technical adviser at Chelsea, saved Swindon's first and last efforts in a shootout and was named man of the match. Phoenix trailed 2-1…
UEFA 2020 Qualifier: Wales v CroatiaBBC Radio Wales17,63317,633viewing this page Related Video and AudioComing upPlay audio Call Rob now and talk Wales v Croatia from BBC Radio WalesCall Rob now and talk Wales v Croatia21:0021:00BBC Radio WalesComing upPlay video Wales v Croatia from BBC One WalesWales v CroatiaRTLGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch…
Michy Batshuayi scored his 16th international goal on his 28th cap for BelgiumAlready-qualified Belgium continued their flawless record in Euro 2020 qualifying with a routine 2-0 win at eliminated Kazakhstan in Group I.Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi tucked in Leicester midfielder Dennis Praet's low cross to put the team ranked as the world's best nation ahead.…
Kosgei beats Radcliffe's 16-year-old recordKenya's Brigid Kosgei eclipsed the 16-year-old women's marathon world record held by Britain's Paula Radcliffe as she retained her Chicago title.The 25-year-old recorded a time of two hours 14 minutes 04 seconds, easily inside Radcliffe's mark of 2:15:25 set at the London Marathon in 2003.It adds to the Kenyan's win in…
Media playback is not supported on this device Biles wins beam gold to become most decorated gymnast in World Champs historySimone Biles became the most decorated gymnast in World Championships history by winning her 24th medal with gold on the balance beam.The American, 22, claimed her 18th gold to surpass the overall medal record held…