Rory Mcllroy says he has stopped using social media following his row with former US PGA champion Steve Elkington. The world number four and Elkington engaged in a public spate on Twitter after Mcllroy missed the cut at the US Open for the second year running.



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Maradona goes under knife

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Legend Diego Maradona Argentina football legend Diego Maradona has had a second gastric bypass operation after his doctor warned that the 55-year-old is 75kgs (11st 11lbs) over his ideal weight.

New Zealand make history with third RWC victory

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All Blacks Dan Carter Thousands of rugby fans including Princes William and Harry and singer Kylie Minogue descended on Twickenham this afternoon to watch New Zealand win the Rugby World Cup.

2018 World Cup 'agreed before vote'

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Sepp Blatter Suspended Fifa president Sepp Blatter has suggested there was an agreement in place for Russia to host the 2018 World Cup - before the vote took place.

Fifa: Presidential candidates confirmed

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Seven candidates will stand in Fifa's presidential election on 26 February.Candidates named for FIFA's top job

Novak Djokovic beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Shanghai Masters final

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Djokovic beats Tsonga to win Shanghai Masters Novak Djokovic underlined his position as world number one with a dominant display to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final of the Shanghai Masters.

Platini: angry at ban

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Fifa presidential candidate Michel PlatiniMichel Platini still wants to succeed Sepp Blatter as Fifa president, despite serving a 90-day ban while corruption claims are investigated.

Prince Ali: Do not delay election

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Prince Ali Fifa presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein says any delay in electing Sepp Blatter's replacement would "create further instability".

Andy Murray beats Steve Johnson in China

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Andy Murray shines in Shanghai MastersBritain's Andy Murray had a comfortable 6-2 6-4 victory over Steve Johnson in his opening Shanghai Masters match.

Uefa charges England and Lithuania over crowd trouble

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Crowd Disturbances Uefa has charged the English and Lithuanian Football Associations over crowd disturbances at their Euro 2016 qualifier in Vilnius on Monday.

McIlroy 'motivated' by rivals Jordan Spieth & Jason Day

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Golfer Rory McIlroyRory McIlroy says the exploits of rivals Jordan Spieth - named PGA Tour player of the year  - and Jason Day have given him "a sense of hunger again".

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