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Tiger Woods: Masters win follows career doubts and changes children’s perspective

Tiger Woods: Masters win follows career doubts and changes children’s perspective

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Tiger Woods says his Masters triumph is "right up there" with his greatest achievements, having faced "serious doubts" he would ever contend again.Woods, 43, won a fifth Green Jacket at Augusta National on Sunday, his first major win in 11 years and a first since having four operations on his back.The 15-time major winner said he "could barely walk" before surgery and his children had seen golf cause "pain". "We're creating new memories for them and it's just very special," he said."I was very lucky to be given another cha...
Ronnie O'Sullivan reaches 1,000 career centuries and wins Players Championship

Ronnie O'Sullivan reaches 1,000 career centuries and wins Players Championship

Sports
Ronnie O'Sullivan became the first man to reach 1,000 career centuries as he sealed a 10-4 win over Neil Robertson in the Players Championship final. The five-time world champion went into the match needing three more centuries to reach four figures.He made two in taking a 7-2 lead at the end of the first session in Preston and achieved the landmark with a 134 to retain his title. Stephen Hendry (775) and John Higgins (745) are the only others to pass 700. In trademark O'Sullivan style, he paused and calmly switched the cue to his left hand before sinking the milestone-clinching red. His achievement was raucously celebrated by the Preston Guild Hall crowd, which provided sustained applause as...
25 percent of workers run into this career derailment, but you can protect yourself

25 percent of workers run into this career derailment, but you can protect yourself

Finance
As you approach your open enrollment deadline this year, you may forget to pay attention to one key area. However, chances are you will need it. One in 4 adults will become disabled before reaching retirement age, according to the Social Security Administration. A total of 20.1 million adults of employment age report a work disability, according to research published by the National Institutes of Health. Common causes include back or neck problems; depression, anxiety or other emotional issues; and arthritis or rheumatism. ...
The photograph that shaped a career

The photograph that shaped a career

Entertainment
Derek Ridgers has been photographing the biggest names in showbiz for more than three decades - but it all began by chance, one night in Finsbury Park, north London.It was 13 January 1973, when Ridgers walked in to the Rainbow Theatre with a Miranda SLR slung over his shoulder. At that time, he was working for an advertising agency that wanted him to learn how to use the camera - so, he had been taking it home to practise. It was the night that changed his life, as on stage walked Eric Clapton along with Steve Winwood, Ron Wood and Pete Townshend, in what became known as the Rainbow Concert. Ridgers was with his girlfriend, s...
This early career move can determine if you make $60,000 or $24,000 a year

This early career move can determine if you make $60,000 or $24,000 a year

Finance
In the race to find a job after college, the slow and steady don't win. In fact, the quicker a graduate lands a good job after leaving school, the more likely they are to earn a better salary — in the short and long-term, according to a new study by Gallup. "Good" is self-defined by the graduate. "It doesn't matter to us what a good job means to them, it just matters to us that they found it," said Stephanie Marken, executive director of education research at Gallup, which interviewed more than 4,000 adults aged 18 and older who earned a bachelor's degree between 2010 and 2016. ...