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Tiger Woods to make video game return, signs deal with ‘PGA Tour 2K’

Tiger Woods to make video game return, signs deal with ‘PGA Tour 2K’

Sports
March 16 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods might be back to the golf course anytime soon, but he will make virtual appearances as part of a return to video games, game publisher 2K announced Tuesday. "I am looking forward to making my return to the video game landscape, and with 2K and HB Studios, I've found the right partners to make it happen," Woods said in a news release. Advertisement "I'm honored to take part in this opportunity and look forward to sharing my expertise and insights as we build the future of golf video games together." Woods' agreement with 2K includes the rights to his name and likeness to appear exclusively in the PGA Tour 2K video game franchise or any other golf games published by 2K. Woods also will serve as an executive director and consultant for the game. 2K also agreed...
Covid-19: False test results ‘ruining’ return to school

Covid-19: False test results ‘ruining’ return to school

Health
PA MediaChildren in England are being unfairly punished by the insistence they must abide by "incorrect" positive results from rapid Covid tests, experts say.Reports have emerged of pupils having to isolate after testing positive at school using the on-the-spot checks - only for a more reliable follow-up lab-based PCR test to find them negative.Parents said it was "ruining" the return to school.Rapid tests at home or in workplaces can be overruled by a lab test.But the government has insisted this cannot happen for tests done in school - although it has been unable to explain why.Pupils at secondary schools - of which there are around four million - are being offered three lateral-flow tests following their return to school.But because infection rates are so low, the Royal Statistical Soci...
Love Island confirmed for summer return – but location still up in the air

Love Island confirmed for summer return – but location still up in the air

Entertainment
Love Island has been confirmed to return in the summer after the last two series were cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis.The hit dating show, now hosted by Laura Whitmore, sees contestants "coupling up" to find romance - plus a cash prize - usually while sunning themselves at a luxury villa in Majorca. It has not aired in the UK since the first ever Love Island winter series, filmed in South Africa, took place early in 2020. Image: Laura Whitmore took over from Caroline Flack as Love Island presenter for the first ever winter series. Pic: ITV As the COVID-19 crisis began to escalate in March, the summer series was cancelled, followed by the second winter series that was due to be broadcast earlier this year.ITV has now confirmed ...
Chelsea vs Manchester United: Paul Pogba and Thiago Silva still out but Kai Havertz and Edinson Cavani return in blockbuster clash at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea vs Manchester United: Paul Pogba and Thiago Silva still out but Kai Havertz and Edinson Cavani return in blockbuster clash at Stamford Bridge

Sports
Chelsea host Manchester United this Sunday in what is the pick of the weekend’s Premier League action. The Blues are in terrific form going into the clash at Stamford Bridge, having won six of their last eight matches since Thomas Tuchel was appointed. Tuchel and Solskjaer go head-to-head at Stamford Bridge this Sunday The German has certainly produced a’new manager bounce’ and perhaps most impressive is the improvement of the defence, with just TWO goals conceded since he took over last month. Only Jose Mourinho (1) conceded fewer goals after eight games in charge of at Stamford Bridge. On Tuesday, Tuchel secured his biggest win yet as he outwitted Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid in an impressive 1-0 victory to put his side in control of their last-...
Covid-19 lockdown: Football, golf and tennis to return from 29 March

Covid-19 lockdown: Football, golf and tennis to return from 29 March

Sports
Outdoor sports including football, golf and tennis will be allowed to resume in England from 29 March, according to vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi.Zahawi said outdoor sports - including organised adult and children's sport - would return, but declined to say when gyms would reopen."Outdoor is safer and therefore we prioritise versus indoor," he told LBC."Outdoor sports - tennis, golf, outdoor organised team sports, grassroots football - will go back on 29 March."When asked whether gyms and fitness centres could reopen, Mr Zahawi added: "At the moment, it's outdoors versus indoors. Outdoors is the priority because it's where the transmission rates are much, much, much lower."The prime minister is expected to share his finalised road map to lift lockdown in an address to MPs at 15:30 GMT be...