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Team look to defend their title by registering first ever victory on American soil

Women's game needs a Wie bit of magic

The last time Michelle Wie teed it up in the Ricoh Women's British Open her left wrist was as mangled as her public profile and pretty much everyone was relieved when she crashed out with a second-round 80. Now, two years on, Wie returns and although the pain is only masked by powerful anti-inflammatories, at least her chances of contending for a first major seem healthy enough.

Watson suffers in Norman conquest

American denied at Open likely to be spared further heartache after Australian's surge, writes James Corrigan

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Tom Daley yesterday qualified for the final of the 10m synchro with Max Brick at the swimming world championships in Rome.

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Bernhard Langer has called on golf's governing bodies to allow more veterans into the field at major championships. Langer was the leading player on the Champions Tour in the US last year, but has not been exempt from Open Championship qualifying for several years.

Leading article: A different planet

Tom Watson did not putt in vain. The veteran golfer may have missed by only a few inches but the drama of the final day of the British Open kept the amateur astronomer Anthony Wesley awake for an extra half-hour at his home outside Murrumbateman in New South Wales.

Watson makes record leap up the rankings

It may come as little consolation, but Tom Watson's agonising play-off defeat at the Open has improved his world ranking by a record 1,269 places – from 1,374th to 105th.

Cink wins British Open after playoff with Watson

The greatest story ever told - certainly in golf, maybe in the whole of sport - did not have the dream ending most people wanted at Turnberry tonight.

British breaks: Suffolk

Daly makes a fashion statement

Was that John Daly out there on the fifth hole? Or was it really Bruno?

Subscription costs could cloud your viewing heaven

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Emily Baldwin held the advantage on Drivetime after the first day of dressage at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, where the 28-year-old Briton is 1.5pts ahead of last year's British Open champions, Ruth Edge and Mayhem III.

The Ten Best Iconic Sporting Venues

Wimbledon opened the doors to the public this week to show off a new 1000 tonne roof over Centre Court, and with it change the landscape of one of the world's most iconic sporting venues.

Turnberry course to be lengthened for Open

Turnberry's Ailsa course will be 247 yards longer for this year's British Open than it was the last time it staged the event in 1994.

Drug testing to be introduced at the Open

Drug-testing will be introduced at the British Open, the oldest major championship, for the first time this year.

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