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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The humble star

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Sonny Bill WilliamsFew sportsmen have got close to matching Sonny Bill Williams' achievements; a double World Cup winner with the All Blacks, a Super Rugby champion with the Chiefs, NRL titles with the Roosters, not to mention success on the World Sevens circuit, an Olympics appearance, and a New Zealand heavyweight boxing belt in his spare time.

SBW: I am true to what I believe in

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Sonny Bill WilliamsSonny Bill Williams is standing by his decision to snub a Blues rugby sponsor, despite being criticised by New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English.

FIFA strengthen football intergity

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FIFA looks to the futureFIFA has concluded an agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services that will provide world football’s governing body with a full suite of monitoring, education and intelligence services to further strengthen the integrity of football around the globe.

FIFA questioned over 2018 WC

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FIFA Russia:BBCRussia's right to host the 2018 World Cup amid revelations about a state-sponsored doping programme has been questioned by MP Damian Collins.

Murray named World number one

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Andy Murray: BBCBritain's Andy Murray beat five-time champion Novak Djokovic to win his first ATP World Tour Finals title and end 2016 as the world number one.

Zidane 'the real' deal

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Zinedane ZidaneWhen Zinedine Zidane was appointed Real Madrid manager in January, the Spanish giants were in disarray.

Tiger announce October return

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Tiger woods to make October returnFourteen-time major winner Tiger Woods hopes to return to action in October after more than a year out with injury.

Gold Naymer quits capitancy

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Brazil's Naymer quits capitancy Brazilian soccer’s conquering hero Neymar has announced that he will step down as captain of the national team after leading it to gold medal glory in the Rio Olympics.

Bolt wins 100m gold

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Jamaican Usain BoltUsain Bolt claimed a record third 100m title while tennis player Andy Murray won Britain's fifth Rio gold on GB's best day at an overseas Olympics.

Solo to lead USA to RIO

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USA wemons team goalkeeper, Hope SoloGoalkeeper is on the brink of a world record number of appearances, as USA opens against New Zealand.

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