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Long shot Kentucky Derby winner Country House retired

(Reuters) - Kentucky Derby winner Country House has been retired due to a hoof injury and subsequent infection, his ownership group announced on Friday.The colt won the biggest race in the United States in 2019 as a 65/1 long shot when Maximum Security was...

Kuchar leads by two shots at Riviera as Woods falls nine behind

Kuchar leads by two shots at Riviera as Woods falls nine behind

(Reuters) - Matt Kuchar maintained the lead in the second round at the Genesis Open on Friday but Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott loomed large in the rear view mirror in perfect winter conditions in southern California.On a day when tournament host Tiger Woods frittered...

Woods to skip Mexico City World Golf Championships event

Woods to skip Mexico City World Golf Championships event

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods will not play next week's World Golf Championships event in Mexico City.His name was missing from the field released by the PGA Tour on Friday.Woods finished 10th at the Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec last year.But he has...

Slimani header gives Monaco 1-0 win over Montpellier

Slimani header gives Monaco 1-0 win over Montpellier

MONACO (Reuters) - AS Monaco celebrated their third successive Ligue 1 win after a second-half header by Islam Slimani gave them a 1-0 home victory over Montpellier in an entertaining clash on Friday.The result lifted Monaco two places to fifth on 38 points, three...

Red Bull launch rebranded AlphaTauri F1 team

(Reuters) - Red Bull presented AlphaTauri as their rebranded Toro Rosso Formula One team on Friday, with a new look but a familiar target for the season ahead."We must be within the first five in the constructors' championship," declared team boss Franz Tost at the...

Dortmund cruise past Frankfurt 4-0 to go second

Dortmund cruise past Frankfurt 4-0 to go second

BERLIN (Reuters) - Borussia Dortmund scored three second-half goals as they crushed Eintracht Frankfurt 4-0 in the Bundesliga on Friday to take over second place.Dortmund spectacularly bounced back from two consecutive defeats in the German Cup and league last week,...

Wolves held at home by Foxes after VAR rules out goal

Wolves held at home by Foxes after VAR rules out goal

(Reuters) - Wolverhampton Wanderers had a goal controversially ruled out by VAR as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home to Leicester City, who finished with 10 men, in the Premier League on Friday.The result leaves Leicester in third place on 50 points, a point behind...