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  • Masters countdown ticks fast for Tiger Woods 5 days ago

    As the clock counts down for the April 9-12 Masters, fans, players and medical experts continue to speculate on whether a shockingly out-of-sorts Tiger Woods will be able to compete at the year's opening major. Woods missed the Masters last year for the first time in his career after being advised...
  • Struggling Tiger Woods to miss next week's Honda Classic February 20, 2015

    Pacific Palisades, California: Tiger Woods will skip next week's Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, raising questions about his prospects of competing in the year's first major, the April 9-12 Masters. Woods, who had back surgery last year, has played just two PGA Tour events this season and said...
  • Tiger Woods will not compete in golf until 'tournament-ready' February 12, 2015

    Tiger Woods does not plan to return to the PGA Tour until he feels his game is "tournament-ready," the American former world number one said on Wednesday. The 14-times major champion, who had back surgery last year, withdrew from last week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, his second start of...
  • Tiger Woods pulls out of Torrey Pines after 11 holes February 6, 2015

    Former world number one Tiger Woods withdrew from the opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Thursday after 11 holes, having suffered from a stiff back. Woods, who underwent back surgery last year, was in obvious discomfort from the outset of his round after being forced to...
  • Struggling Tiger Woods says focus is on being ready for Masters February 5, 2015

    Tiger Woods coming off his worst score as a professional, was not overly concerned with his less-than-stellar pro-am showing on Wednesday, saying instead he is focused on peaking in time for the Masters. Rather than talking up his chances of winning his 80th PGA Tour event at this week's Farmers Insurance...
  • Tiger Woods will have last laugh on critics, says rival Phil Mickelson February 5, 2015

    Tiger Woods may be coming off his worst round as a professional but longtime rival Phil Mickelson said on Wednesday the 14-times major champion will have the last laugh on critics suggesting he has the yips. Mickelson said it is only a matter of time before Woods, who is struggling in...
  • Tiger Woods now a subject of sympathy February 4, 2015

    San Diego: No one can recall these kinds of odds for Tiger Woods at any tournament, certainly not one at Torrey Pines. He is listed at 50-to-1, which prompted a question that was even more shocking than the odds. Was that to win? Or to make the cut? Perhaps even more telling...
  • Teenager Lydia Ko breaks Tiger Woods' record to become youngest world No. 1 golfer February 1, 2015

    Seventeen-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand became the youngest golfer to hold top spot in the world rankings by tying for second place at the LPGA season-opening Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, Florida, on Saturday. American Tiger Woods was previously the youngest golfer to become world number one when he did...
  • Tiger Woods out of top 50 for 1st time in more than 3 years February 1, 2015

    Scottsdale: Tiger Woods, coming off an 82 for his worst round as a pro, will be out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in more than three years. And if he doesn't turn his game around quickly, he will be ineligible for a World Golf...
  • Tiger Woods plunges into last place in Phoenix January 31, 2015

    Tiger Woods plunged into last place after a disastrous eight-over-par 44 over his first nine holes in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday. Playing in only his second tournament in five months after enduring back problems for much of last year, the former world number one...
  • Tiger Woods struggles as Keegan Bradley in early control January 30, 2015

    Arizona: While Tiger Woods struggled in his first PGA Tour start of the season, Keegan Bradley birdied four of his last eight holes to seize an early one-shot lead at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Thursday. Bradley, who recently switched back from a long to a short putter, produced a...
  • Tiger Woods loses a tooth while celebrating Lindsey Vonn's victory January 20, 2015

    Tiger Woods lost a front tooth after being hit in the face by a video camera while watching girlfriend Lindsey Vonn take a record 63rd World Cup Alpine ski win in Italy on Monday, according to his agent. The former world number one surprised Vonn when he turned up in the...
  • Meryl Streep sets record with 19th Oscar nomination for her performance in 'Into The Woods' January 16, 2015

    Los Angeles: Veteran Hollywood actress Meryl Streep got her 19th Academy Award nomination for 'Into The Woods' Thursday, making her the most nominated artiste in Oscar history. The Oscar nominations were announced Thursday, and the 65-year-old was named for her role as the witch in 'Into The Woods'. Streep will be competing...
  • Kapalua's elite formula under pressure to change January 16, 2015

    Kapalua: For almost two decades, the PGA Tour's opening event of the year has been held on the picturesque Hawaiian island of Maui with a winners-only field, an elite aspect tournament director Nancy Cross wants to retain. The absence in recent seasons of top drawcards such as Tiger Woods and reigning...
  • 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' leads BAFTA awards' shortlist with 11 nominations January 10, 2015

    'The Grand Budapest Hotel', an offbeat comedy starring Ralph Fiennes as the concierge of a luxury hotel in a bygone Europe, topped the shortlist for Britain's BAFTA awards, with 11 nominations, including for best film. Following is how the main films stack up for the awards. Nominations were announced on Friday...
  • Golden Globes Awards 2015: Complete list of nominations January 9, 2015

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will hand out its 72nd Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. Following is a list of key film nominees. BEST DRAMA "Boyhood" "Foxcatcher" "The Imitation Game" "Selma" "The Theory of Everything" BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL "Birdman" "The Grand Budapest Hotel" "Into The Woods" "Pride" "St. Vincent" BEST ACTOR, DRAMA Steve Carell, "Foxcatcher" Benedict Cumberbatch, "The Imitation Game" Jake Gyllenhaal, "Nightcrawler" David Oyelowo, "Selma" Eddie Redmayne,...
  • 'Hobbit,' 'Unbroken,' 'Into the Woods' are the highest earners at the Box Office this holiday season December 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: It was a busy weekend at the post-Christmas box office, but despite strong showings from new openers 'Unbroken' and 'Into the Woods,' it was 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' that marched to the top spot for the second weekend in a row with $40.9 million. Disney's...
  • Meryl Streep's costumes in 'Into the Woods' were an improtant part of her character December 26, 2014

    London: Meryl Streep may not have had the most comfortable costumes on the sets of 'Into The Woods' but she admits that her character couldn't have been completed without the help of those unique dresses. Oscar-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood was behind the fairytale musical and she again teamed up with...
  • Arjun Atwal credits family, Tiger Woods for resurgence December 23, 2014

    Singapore: Indian golfer Arjun Atwal credited his friendship with Tiger Woods and the strong family support for restoring his former glory after he won the Dubai Open on Sunday. Victory at the inaugural $500,000 Asian Tour event was especially sweet for the 41-year-old as it has been four years since his...
  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • Rehabilitated Tiger Woods heading toward his second billion December 12, 2014

    His goal of 18 majors is in serious doubt, but five years after his precipitous fall from grace a rehabilitated Tiger Woods is entering the next phase of his career heading toward making another billion. Five years after driving into a fire hydrant in front of a neighbour's house in Isleworth,...
  • Golf: Jordan Spieth wins World Chellenge title, Tiger Woods joint 17th December 8, 2014

    Jordan Spieth became the youngest champion of the Hero World Challenge with a six-under 66 on the final round that took him to a tournament record 26-under 262 and gave him a victory by 10 shots at Isleworth Golf and Country Club Sunday. The win took Spieth once again into top-10...
  • Tiger Woods's triple bogey leaves him tied for last December 8, 2014

    Tiger Woods stumbled with another case of yips on his chip shots, taking a triple bogey that consigned him to a last-place tie in the World Challenge on Sunday. Woods, plagued by chipping disasters in this comeback tournament from a four-month absence, chunked two chip shots and then sent another racing...
  • Ailing Tiger Woods soldiers on at Hero World Challenge December 7, 2014

    Tournament host Tiger Woods battled nausea and fever but soldiered through the third round of the Hero World Challenge to shoot a three-under-par 69 at Isleworth on Saturday. Woods, in last place in the 18-player field, coughed repeatedly into a towel and vomited along the third fairway, but carried on in...
  • I'm absolutely devastated; will miss you mate: Rod Stewart reacts to Ian McLagan's death December 6, 2014

    London: Rod Stewart has paid tribute to his late Faces bandmate Ian McLagan, saying he is devastated by his death. Keyboard player McLagan died at the age of 69 at a hospital in Austin, Texas, after having a massive stroke on Wednesday, and Stewart said he is in shock after being...
  • Tiger Woods fights fever and form to shoot two-under 70 at World Challenge December 6, 2014

    Tiger Woods shook off the effects of a fever and caught fire on the back nine before a last-hole stumble as he shot a two-under 70 in Friday's rain-interrupted second round of the World Challenge. "I wasn't feeling my best, that's for sure," said Woods, who ran a temperature of 102...
  • Sardar Singh, James Rodriguez join Tiger Woods as Hero MotoCorp brand ambassadors December 5, 2014

    The two-wheeler giant continues to add to its brand power with top names from the sporting world as its ambassadors, including India hockey captain Sardar Singh. ...
  • Tiger Woods at a loss to explain first-round flop at Isleworth December 5, 2014

    Tiger Woods was at a loss to explain his latest struggles after an error-strewn return to competitive golf on Thursday at the Isleworth course he knows like the back of his hand. The former world number one sputtered to a five-over 77 in the opening round of the Hero World Challenge...
  • Golf: Tiger Woods to test his back and new swing at Hero World Challenge December 4, 2014

    Orlando: A brand new swing and a fit-again back would both be put through a stringent test when celebrated golfer Tiger Woods makes a comeback at the Hero World Challenge against a highly competitive field, which includes six Major winners. The 38-year-old has not played since August 8, after missing the...