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Daniel Berger wins PGA Tour’s return event in Texas as Justin Rose narrowly misses out
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Daniel Berger wins PGA Tour’s return event in Texas as Justin Rose narrowly misses out

Daniel Berger (left) fist-bumps Collin Morikawa after their play-off at Colonial Country ClubCollin Morikawa missed a three-foot putt to hand Daniel Berger victory in the PGA Tour's first event in three months at Colonial Country Club, Texas.An eerie silence followed the American's miss as professional golf returned behind closed doors because of the global coronavirus pandemic.The atmosphere during the week was decscribed as "subdued" by Justin Rose and "strange" by Rory McIlroy.England's Rose finished on 14 under par, one shot outside the play-off.He missed an 18-foot birdie putt on the 18th as he posted a four-under-par 66 on Sunday.Rose's solid round was in complete contrast to world number one McIlroy, who also started the final round three shots off the lead on 10 ...
Feliciano Lopez: Tennis players must expect ‘significant’ cut in prize money
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Feliciano Lopez: Tennis players must expect ‘significant’ cut in prize money

Feliciano Lopez is tournament director of the Madrid OpenPlayers must expect a "significant reduction" in prize money when tennis tours resume, Feliciano Lopez says.Lopez, a seven-time winner on the ATP Tour and tournament director of the Madrid Open, thinks prize funds will also be severely affected next season."The companies and the sponsors, they might have to fire employees," he said."This is happening everywhere in the world so the first thing they cut is sponsorship, and this is going to be affecting tennis massively. Lopez, who should have been preparing to defend his Fever-Tree Championships title at Queen's Club from Monday, added: "We have to understand that tennis is not going to be the same, at least for one, two, three years. I don't know how long. "But we need to survive this...
F1 & esports round-up: Russell wins F1 virtual title
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F1 & esports round-up: Russell wins F1 virtual title

The Austrian Grand Prix is live on 5 Live and the BBC Sport websiteWe've had drama, crashes, celebrities, real-life sackings - and now a ghost in the machine.It took until the final round of one of lockdown's most high-profile racing series, but glitches hit Formula 1's virtual esports grand prix on Sunday - leading to one racer vanishing completely. Williams' George Russell won by a country mile - or maybe that should be a Google Street View mile - at a virtual Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada, after dominating the race, saying halfway through: "What has been going on behind? There's a massive gap."What had been going on was a lot of sloppy racing, but by the second corner of the first lap, Alex Albon's Red Bull simply disappeared from view, returning a few corners later, bef...
England v West Indies: ‘No friendships’ with Jofra Archer during series – Kemar Roach
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England v West Indies: ‘No friendships’ with Jofra Archer during series – Kemar Roach

Archer took three wickets against West Indies at the 2019 World Cup but has not faced the Caribbean side in TestsEngland v West Indies, first TestVenue: Ageas Bowl, Southampton Date: 8-12 JulyCoverage: Live Test Match Special radio and text commentary on every match on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra & BBC Sport website, plus desktop, tablets, mobiles and app. Highlights each day on BBC Two at 19:00 BSTThere will be "no friendships" between the West Indies players and England's Jofra Archer during the sides' upcoming Test series, says bowler Kemar Roach.Barbados-born bowler Archer, 25, played three times for West Indies Under-19s before opting to play for England.He played against West Indies at the 2019 World Cup but this summer's series, starting on 8 July, would be ...
Horse refused entry at Doncaster under coronavirus protocols
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Horse refused entry at Doncaster under coronavirus protocols

British racing returned behind closed doors on 1 JuneAn intended runner at Doncaster on Sunday became the first horse to be refused entry to a British racecourse under coronavirus protocols.Jam And Mam was set to make her debut for Lambourn trainer Archie Watson.But one of the people accompanying the three-year-old filly to the races failed a temperature check.Since British racing returned behind closed doors on 1 June, all attendees must pass a temperature check before they are admitted.If anyone gives a confirmed reading above 37.8C, they will be refused entry as a raised temperature is a potential indicator of illness.A British Horseracing Authority spokesman said: "Following arrival at the course, one of the members of staff travelling with Jam And Mam failed to meet the screening requ...
Novak Djokovic cries as he plays in front of home fans again
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Novak Djokovic cries as he plays in front of home fans again

Novak Djokovic hosted the first leg of the Adria Tour in SerbiaWorld number one Novak Djokovic was brought to tears after he bowed out of his Adria Tour with victory over German Alexander Zverev in front of home fans.The 4-0 1-4 4-2 win sent fellow Serb Filip Krajinovic into the final.Djokovic's event - the first elite men's tennis since it was suspended by coronavirus - attracted 4,000 fans."I am just overwhelmed by emotion because this reminds me of my childhood," he said as the Belgrade crowd gave him a standing ovation."It's been an emotional few days and I want to thank everyone who made this possible. The important thing after this match is that we have one of our own in the final. I love you all and thank you so much for turning up."Djokovic, 33, set up the tournament to help player...
Tom Bosworth reveals homophobic abuse from athletics volunteer
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Tom Bosworth reveals homophobic abuse from athletics volunteer

Tom Bosworth (right) suffered with mental health issues after being disqualified while leading the 20km race walk at the World Championships in London in 2017British Olympic racewalker Tom Bosworth has revealed he was sent homophobic abuse online by a volunteer who works in athletics.Bosworth, 30, said he had reported the abuse to the social media platform involved and British Athletics had contacted him to offer support."On this occasion I decided not to take it further," Bosworth tweeted. external-link"Any repeat, that won't be the case. I'm confident in my own skin and will protect those who aren't."Bosworth came out in October 2015, revealing that he had suffered targeted physical violence as a teenager when a group of boys pushed him through a window. external-linkBosworth finished se...
Athletic Bilbao 1-1 Atletico Madrid: Former Chelsea forward Diego Costa scores in draw
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Athletic Bilbao 1-1 Atletico Madrid: Former Chelsea forward Diego Costa scores in draw

Diego Costa scored his first goal since 19 October - and celebrated by holding aloft Virginia Torrecilla's shirtDiego Costa marks his first Atletico Madrid goal of 2020 by paying tribute to Virginia Torrecilla - a midfielder for their women's team - who had surgery for a brain tumour.Costa celebrated equalising in a draw with Athletic Bilbao by holding a shirt with Torrecilla's name and number.Torrecilla had a successful operation to remove a brain tumour in May.Bilbao captain Iker Muniain had opened the scoring in the 37th minute only for Costa to level two minutes later.This was Atletico's first match since knocking holders Liverpool out of the Champions League at Anfield on 11 March.Diego Simeone's side remain sixth in the table but are now level on points with Real S...