Jarrod Lyle death

JASON Day fought back tears after his opening round of the PGA Championship, heartbroken at the death of his friend Jarrod Lyle, the former tour player who died Wednesday. “It’s hard because you sit there and you know him and he’s a buddy of yours, and he’s not there anymore,” …

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Ben Stokes trial, affray, Bristol Court case

RYAN Hale, a former soldier allegedly knocked out by Ben Stokes, said the England cricketer “could have killed me”, their trial heard Thursday, as the ex-serviceman was formally cleared of affray. Stokes, Hale and a third man, Ryan Ali, were in Bristol Crown Court on Thursday for the fourth day …

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ATP Rogers Cup

STEFANOS Tsitsipas defeated his second seed in as many days at the Toronto Masters on Thursday, stunning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-7 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals. The Greek teenager, who turns 20 on Sunday, followed up his defeat of seventh seed Dominic Thiem, beating four-time champion Djokovic, seeded …

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US PGA Championship

JASON Day will have to overcome a marathon third day if he is to claw his way back into contention at the US PGA Championship in Missouri. While countryman Adam Scott is safely in the clubhouse five shots off the pace, Day was among the half of the field who …

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Video

BODYCAM footage of Ben Stokes’ September arrest outside a Bristol nightclub has been released by authorities. Stokes is currently fighting a charge of affray in Bristol Crown Court alongside Ryan Ali, one of two men he allegedly knocked out on the night of the arrest. Ryan Hale, the other man …

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WTA

AUSTRALIAN 15th seed Ashleigh Barty has reached the semi-finals of the Montreal WTA tournament, reeling off nine of the last 10 games to defeat giant-killer Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-3 6-1. Barty was the more composed player in difficult, windy conditions as Bertens, who had seen off ninth seed …

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PGA Championship updates

ADAM Scott feels time slipping away as he eyes another golden chance to claim a second golf major title at the US PGA Championship. The Australian fired a second-consecutive five under par 65 at Bellerive Country Club to go outright second, putting himself into Sunday’s final group alongside leader Brooks …

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