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McIlroy keen to 'create good memories' – Open preview

McIlroy keen to 'create good memories' – Open preview

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Media playback is not supported on this device The 147th Open ChampionshipVenue: Carnoustie, Scotland Dates: 19-22 JulyCoverage: Live across BBC Radio, highlights on BBC TV and online, live text commentaries on BBC website.The Open Championship returns to Carnoustie for an eighth time this week with Rory McIlroy among the home players hoping to break an American stranglehold on the majors.All four of golf's biggest prizes are held by US players, with Jordan Spieth the returning champion for the 147th Open, which starts at 06:35 BST on Thursday.Northern Ireland's McIlroy won the Silver Me...
Belgium vs England: World Cup preview, live commentary, stream and team line-ups

Belgium vs England: World Cup preview, live commentary, stream and team line-ups

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third-place play-off talkSPORT looks ahead to the third-place play-off on Saturday It’s the penultimate game – but it could still be a cracker. England and Belgium must pick themselves up from semi-final elimination and battle it out for third place on Saturday. Neither side will have recovered from the heartbreak of missing out on a World Cup final just a matter of days ago, nor will they care whether they come third or fourth. Kane and Hazard have starred at the tournament But there are a few individual scores to be settled at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. Romelu Lukaku is Harry Kane’s closest rival for the Golden Boot. The Belgian has four goals to Kane’s six. A tie would be settled by assists and then minutes ...
UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview: Queen's Plate, Irish Derby up next

UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview: Queen's Plate, Irish Derby up next

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The Queen's Plate in Canada, the Irish Derby and a French filly and mare showdown top an international buffet of classy weekend racing. Woodbine has a stellar supporting program for the Queen's Plate. Belmont Park, Monmouth and Gulfstream have important stakes. And Churchill Downs has a couple races for the precocious and ambitious 2-year-old set. Last weekend, the Queen herself at Royal Ascot. This weekend, the Queen's Plate in the former colony. We flow on with the narrative ... The Queen's Plate Saturday's $ 1 million (Canadian) Queen's Plate at Woodbine features the first three finishers from the Plate Trial and the top two from the Woodbine Oaks Mark Casse trains the Plate Trial winner, Telekinesis, and Wonder Gadot, who has finished second by narrow margins in the Fantasy at Oaklaw...
Saudi Arabia vs Egypt: World Cup 2018 match preview, predicted line-ups, and more

Saudi Arabia vs Egypt: World Cup 2018 match preview, predicted line-ups, and more

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GROUP A talkSPORT looks ahead to the Group A clash on Monday Saudi Arabia and Egypt are both looking to end their World Cup 2018 with victories as they bow out in Group A. The two nations have been eliminated but will want a triumph to at least put a gloss on their time at tournament. Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah look frustrated against Russia. You can hear the encounter live on talkSPORT 2 at 3pm. What the managers are saying Juan Antonio Pizzi (Saudi Arabia): “We’ve seen that certain concepts work, we’ve seen alternatives, we’ve tried to bring in new players as well, and this experience that we have had specifically in the run-up to this World Cup has been very important. “We will focus on the Asian Cup and I ...