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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USGA under scrutiny

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Sergio Garcia: File picThe United States Golf Association (USGA) is a governing body under intense scrutiny as it prepares to stage next week's US Open at Erin Hills.

Pogba hit out at critics

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Manchester's Paul PogbaManchester United's Paul Pogba has hit out at critics comparing him with Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante.

Serena Williams labeled the greatest

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Serena Williams picked the greatestSerena Williams has been picked as the greatest female tennis player of the Open era by BBC Sport users.

Tiger full of hope

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Tiger Woods: File picTiger Woods says he is setting up for "phase two" of his life as he returns to the PGA Tour for the first time in 15 months at the Hero World Challenge.

Aussie win a success: Ireland

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Australia win a success: BBCIreland second row Devin Toner says his side need to beat Australia in Dublin on Saturday in order to consider their four-game autumn Test series a success.

Platini may get UEFA payout

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Michel PlatiniMichel Platini could receive a pay-off from UEFA despite being banned from the game over a payment from ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter in 2011.

Splash landing for Phelps

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USA decorated Michael PhelpsAfter touching down in Rio de Janeiro just after midnight, Michael Phelps took his first leisurely laps in the main competition pool at the Olympic Aquatics Centre.

Serena aims 22nd title

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Serena Williams aiming record 22nd titleDefending women's champion Serena Williams is aiming to capture a record-tying 22nd major after being denied in the finals of the Australian Open and French Open by Angelique Kerber and Garbine Muguruza, respectively.

Sharapova's 'suspension' a message

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Maria Sharapova's suspension sends messageMaria Sharapova's two-year drugs ban has sent a "powerful message" to drug cheats, according to former Great Britain Fed Cup captain Judy Murray.

Madrid wins Champions League

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Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates with the trophy after the Champions LeagueCristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflict another devastating loss in a Champions League final on rival Atletico Madrid.

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