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Masters 2021: Hideki Matsuyama claims one-shot victory at Augusta National

Masters 2021: Hideki Matsuyama claims one-shot victory at Augusta National

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-10 H Matsuyama (Jpn); -9 W Zalatoris (US); -7 J Spieth (US), X Schauffele (US); -6 J Rahm (Spa), M Leishman (Aus); -5 J Rose (Eng); -4 P Reed (US), C Conners (Can)Selected others: -2 R MacIntyre (Sco); -1 T Hatton (Eng); Level S Lowry (Ire); +1 P Casey (Eng), I Poulter (Eng); +2 M Fitzpatrick (Eng), M Wallace (Eng); +5 B DeChambeau (US)Hideki Matsuyama held off the field to win the Masters by one stroke at Augusta National and become the first Japanese man to claim a major title.Matsuyama had a four-shot lead heading into the final day and, despite some nervy moments on Sunday, shot a one-over 73 to win on 10 under par.American debutant Will Zalatoris was his closest challenger on nine under.England's Justin Rose, who led for two rounds, faded in the final 18 holes with a two-over 74 to e...
Tottenham condemn ‘abhorrent’ racial abuse of Heung-min Son after defeat to Man United as South Korea forward becomes latest Premier League star to be targeted online

Tottenham condemn ‘abhorrent’ racial abuse of Heung-min Son after defeat to Man United as South Korea forward becomes latest Premier League star to be targeted online

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Tottenham have condemned the ‘abhorrent’ racial abuse directed at Heung-min Son on social media after their 3-1 loss to Manchester United. The South Korea forward gave Spurs a 40th-minute lead, before second-half goals from Fred, Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood turned the game around on Sunday. Getty Son was racially abused on social media on Sunday evening But Son was in the spotlight before his opener when he went down under contact from Scott McTominay in the build-up to a Cavani goal, which was disallowed by referee Chris Kavanagh after a VAR review. Son has since become the latest Premier League star to be subjected to vile racial abuse online as Rhian Brewster, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford and more have suffered the same f
The Masters tee times and final round pairings: Rose with Leishman, leader Matsuyama with Schauffele, Finau, MacIntyre and Spieth in the mix

The Masters tee times and final round pairings: Rose with Leishman, leader Matsuyama with Schauffele, Finau, MacIntyre and Spieth in the mix

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The 2021 Masters is heating up nicely with England’s Justin Rose firmly in the battle for the famous Green Jacket. It’s just seven months since Dustin Johnson blasted his way to glory in Augusta with the 2020 tournament having been rearranged to November due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Rose is looking to claim glory at the Masters Now, the historic championship is back in it’s traditional April date and the golfing world is ready for another classic. Rose has been superb over the opening two rounds but has fallen behind Hideki Matsuyama who shot a 65 on Saturday to take a four-shot lead into the final day. A number of top names are in the mix as we head into Sunday’s action but the likes of Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka missed the
Conor Benn knocks out Samuel Vargas in first round to make big statement to welterweight division, calls out Amir Khan

Conor Benn knocks out Samuel Vargas in first round to make big statement to welterweight division, calls out Amir Khan

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Conor Benn knocked out Samuel Vargas inside one round to make a big statement on Saturday night in London. The son of British boxing legend Nigel Benn came through his latest step-up fight in sensational style, improving his record to 18-0 (12 KOs). Vargas has recently only been beaten by top names, but never in such quick time. Benn set upon him straight away and hurt the Canadian-Colombian after just a minute. His whirlwind of accurate punches forced the referee to jump in soon afterwards. Errol Spence took four rounds to beat Vargas, Danny Garcia and Vergil Ortiz Jr took seven, Amir Khan beat him on points. When asked about these comparisons, Benn reacted: “Statement made, all those names you just mentioned, no-one banged him out in one round. M
Watch: Joe Musgrove throws first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history

Watch: Joe Musgrove throws first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history

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April 9 (UPI) -- Right-hander Joe Musgrove has tossed the first no-hitter in the 53-year history of the San Diego Padres. The 28-year-old Musgrove accomplished the historic feat during the Padres' 3-0 win over the Texas Rangers on Friday night at Globe Life Field. Advertisement Musgrove struck out 10 and walked none in the outing, allowing only one Rangers player, Joey Gallo, to reach base on a hit by pitch in the fourth inning. He threw 112 pitches -- with 77 of those being strikes -- and induced 13 swings-and-misses. Entering Friday night's matchup against the Rangers, the Padres were the only remaining MLB team without a no-hitter. Musgrove, a native of San Diego County, snapped the club's streak of regular-season games without a no-hitter at 8,206. Musgrove, who previously played for ...