In a recent interview with the Independent, McIlroy said he and Woods both had Covid going into the Open at St Andrews after picking it up while playing in the JP McManus Pro-Am at Adare Manor in Ireland the week before. McIlroy said he was the first to catch it before passing it on to Woods - no surprise considering how close the two have become in recent years. The two major winners were a united front in the PGA Tour's battle against LIV Golf this year, while also forming a number of business partnerships.
Former England captains Alan Shearer and Wayne Rooney have both urged Gareth Southgate to rest Kane.
Ireland international and former Warrington youngster Pat Moran has returned to Avignon in the French Elite 1 competition.
Gareth Bale understood the purpose of the question. “Obviously I know what you are aiming at,” he told journalists before the start of this World Cup. “I am not stupid.”
The chief executives of the main Tours and the leaders of the majors will meet at ‘The Match’ to discuss the ever-rising threat of LIV Golf in Florida next week.
The Arsenal fringe man could be forced to stay despite wanting to leave the club, as Mikel Arteta could require him to remain as part of his plans
Many believe the Spaniard is the greatest player of all time as he currently leads the race for the most Grand Slam titles with 22 - one more than Novak Djokovic and two more than Roger Federer while he has also won two Career Grand Slams (all four majors) and one Career Golden Slam (all four majors and an Olympic singles gold medal). The 36-year-old is also considered the King of Clay due to his incredible record on the surface as he has won a record 14 French Open titles and has set numerous other records on the red dirt. For Nadal, his records and status as the best player of all time are secondary when it comes to his legacy.
The former Exeter player was visibly unsteady on his feet during the second half of the match in Dublin.
Harlequins proved they can win the hard way at the Stoop, as a steely defensive display was enough to repel Gloucester on Friday night.
Brazil outclassed Serbia 2-0 in their World Cup opener as Richarlison's second-half goals, including a spectacular overhead kick, propelled the five-times champions to the top of Group G.
World Cup favourites Brazil conclude their group-stage campaign with a fixture against Cameroon at the Lusail Iconic Stadium.
Belgium’s golden generation have one last chance to salvage their campaign on Thursday in a must-win World Cup meeting with Croatia. If the rather drab nature of the narrow win over Canada was emphasised by how Croatia smashed the Maple Leafs on the weekend, Belgium’s lethargic displays hit rock bottom with a deserved defeat at the hands of Morocco. It means either a win or a draw combined with a heavy Moroccan defeat are required to send the Red Devils through as their highly-talented squad stares down the barrel of losing their final realistic chance at winning the World Cup.
Will England and Gareth Southgate end 56 years of hurt at the Qatar 2022 World Cup? Will Brazil live up to their favourites tag and lift the trophy? Or will a dark horse emerge triumphant?
Lando Norris says his McLaren MCL36 "doesn't have enough front" and that cost him this season.
Carlos Queiroz has called for Jurgen Klinsmann to resign from Fifa's World Cup Technical Study Group and labelled comments he made about Iran "a disgrace to football".
"Monsters" is the word Pedro de la Rosa used as he discussed the talents of Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso.
Rashford hit a stupendous free-kick and ended a mazy run by finishing through back-up goalkeeper Danny Ward's legs after Phil Foden had doubled England's lead in what proved to be a 3-0 stroll against their British rivals in Al Rayyan.
TEAMtalk can exclusively reveal Man Utd are willing to axe an expensive transfer mistake in January and their decision has quickly roused the interest of two Premier League sides
Marcus Rashford revealed Gareth Southgate urged his side to be more positive in testing Danny Ward in England’s win over Wales, a message that certainly had an impact in the second-half. England booked their place in the last-16 of the World Cup, where they will face Senegal, with a 3-0 win over Wales as they sealed top spot in Group B thanks to a brace from Rashford either side of a goal from Phil Foden.
A word on ranking methodology. The teams have been ordered by subjective likelihood to win the World Cup. Some teams are above others within these rankings who they trail in their groups. Please do not panic. Teams that have been eliminated are ranked at the bottom, and separated by the standard of their performances.