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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

Sports
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...
Graham Norton questions same-sex pairings on Strictly

Graham Norton questions same-sex pairings on Strictly

Entertainment
Graham Norton has questioned the need for Strictly Come Dancing to feature same-sex couples.Former Olympic boxer Nicola Adams is set to become the first celebrity to be paired with a same-sex partner when this year's series begins next month.Norton said same-sex pairings meant the judges would not be able to "compare like with like"."It does kind of muddy the waters for the judges," the chat show host and author told Best magazine. "As you have people who can be openly gay on that show, I don't ­particularly need to see a man dancing with a man," continued Norton, who is gay himself."I understand the reason the Strictly bosses might do it is coming from a good place, but it does kind of muddy the waters for the judges."He added: ...