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Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party
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Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party

Nov 6th 2019, 9:18 PM 15,706 Views 12 Comments

“The decision is personal, not political,” Watson said in a shock announcement.

'Malice, incompetence, negligence': How false claims about historical sex abuse in UK sparked '£2 million probe'
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# Historical Abuse

'Malice, incompetence, negligence': How false claims about historical sex abuse in UK sparked '£2 million probe'

Jul 23rd 2019, 11:12 AM 8,384 Views 0 Comments

Carl Beech was found guilty of perverting the course of justice yesterday over sex abuse claims against senior UK politicians.

Tom Watson, 68, becomes oldest-ever winner of Masters Par-3 Contest
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# Timeless

Tom Watson, 68, becomes oldest-ever winner of Masters Par-3 Contest

Apr 4th 2018, 11:19 PM 7,897 Views 1 Comment

The eight-time major winner rolled back the years to see off Tommy Fleetwood and Thomas Pieters.

Stewart Cink to take indefinite break from golf to care for cancer-stricken wife
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# Challenging Times

Stewart Cink to take indefinite break from golf to care for cancer-stricken wife

May 4th 2016, 9:34 PM 20,761 Views 12 Comments

The American has described the news as being a ‘startling and unexpected revelation’.

18 quickest reactions to Jezzer Corbyn's Labour leadership victory
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# The Beard

18 quickest reactions to Jezzer Corbyn's Labour leadership victory

Sep 12th 2015, 12:26 PM 6,273 Views 1 Comment

It all went a bit Golden Cleric.

Jeremy Corbyn is the new leader of the British Labour Party
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# Jez He Did

Jeremy Corbyn is the new leader of the British Labour Party

Sep 12th 2015, 11:43 AM 17,564 Views 138 Comments

He got 59% of the vote.

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Paul McGinley defends under-fire Tom Watson

Oct 9th 2014, 3:17 PM 4,480 Views 2 Comments

The US skipper had to deal with ‘body blows’ like Tiger’s withdrawal according to the Dubliner.

Lee Westwood criticises United States for airing 'dirty laundry in public' after Ryder Cup defeat
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# Ryder Cup

Lee Westwood criticises United States for airing 'dirty laundry in public' after Ryder Cup defeat

Oct 9th 2014, 11:55 AM 3,893 Views 1 Comment

The European star reckons it should be kept in the team room.

Harrington: I would love to be Ryder Cup captain in the future
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# Skipper

Harrington: I would love to be Ryder Cup captain in the future

Sep 30th 2014, 10:27 AM 5,760 Views 14 Comments

Dubliner feels vice-captain role was the perfect introduction to eventually leading the European team.

Mickelson questions Watson's Ryder Cup captaincy style
# Criticism
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# Criticism

Mickelson questions Watson's Ryder Cup captaincy style

Sep 28th 2014, 10:07 PM 13,962 Views 16 Comments

Lefty wasn’t holding back at this evening’s press conference and pointed to Paul Azinger’s success in 2008.

Watson takes blame for benching hot US rookies
# Elementary My Dear Watson
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# Elementary My Dear Watson

Watson takes blame for benching hot US rookies

Sep 26th 2014, 9:22 PM 7,097 Views 3 Comments

The Us veteran wouldn’t admit to being ‘outcoached’ by Paul McGinley however.

Players can ask not to be paired with certain teammates says vice-captain Smyth
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# Ryder Cup

Players can ask not to be paired with certain teammates says vice-captain Smyth

Sep 18th 2014, 8:15 AM 3,165 Views 1 Comment

Des Smyth thinks players need to leave personal issues ‘at the door’ for Ryder Cup week.

US skipper Watson picks Mahan, Bradley and Simpson for Ryder Cup bid
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# Ryder Cup

US skipper Watson picks Mahan, Bradley and Simpson for Ryder Cup bid

Sep 3rd 2014, 12:44 AM 3,372 Views 3 Comments

Watson completed his travelling team tonight.

Why a Tiger-less US team is a more dangerous US team
# Out Of The Woods
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# Out Of The Woods

Why a Tiger-less US team is a more dangerous US team

Aug 14th 2014, 2:27 PM 3,237 Views 5 Comments

Woods has done Watson a favour by taking himself out of consideration.

5 interesting stats as round 3 of the Open Championship gets underway
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# Facts

5 interesting stats as round 3 of the Open Championship gets underway

Jul 19th 2014, 12:06 PM 2,794 Views 0 Comments

In the competition’s history, the second round leader has held on to win 45 times.

Tom Watson's no look, behind-the-back golf shot is pretty impressive
# Bag Of Tricks
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# Bag Of Tricks

Tom Watson's no look, behind-the-back golf shot is pretty impressive

Mar 18th 2014, 10:13 AM 5,271 Views 4 Comments

Not bad for a 64-year old.

Paul McGinley to delay Ryder Cup captain’s picks as ‘mark of respect’
# Ryder Cup 2014
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# Ryder Cup 2014

Paul McGinley to delay Ryder Cup captain’s picks as ‘mark of respect’

Oct 23rd 2013, 3:04 PM 2,777 Views 1 Comment

Europe’s captain is already thinking long and hard about next year’s battle in Gleneagles.

Watson banks on five-time Ryder Cup loser Tiger Woods
# RISKY BUSINESS
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# RISKY BUSINESS

Watson banks on five-time Ryder Cup loser Tiger Woods

Sep 24th 2013, 4:48 PM 1,444 Views 0 Comments

With a year to go until the next Ryder Cup, the US Captain has backed the world number one.

7 great sporting stories that were just not meant to be
# Almost Famous
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# Almost Famous

7 great sporting stories that were just not meant to be

Jun 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 4,291 Views 9 Comments

Didn’t they almost have it all?

Darren Clarke: Watson appointment a 'bolt from the blue'
# Ryder Cup 2014
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# Ryder Cup 2014

Darren Clarke: Watson appointment a 'bolt from the blue'

Dec 21st 2012, 5:16 PM 1,293 Views 0 Comments

The Irishman says that Jose Maria Olazabal’s replacement will have to be chosen careful.

US call on experienced Watson to lead Ryder Cup team
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# Experience

US call on experienced Watson to lead Ryder Cup team

Dec 13th 2012, 2:55 PM 381 Views 0 Comments

63-year-old will become the oldest captain in Ryder Cup history.

Watson a prime candidate for Ryder Cup job
# Honour
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# Honour

Watson a prime candidate for Ryder Cup job

Dec 12th 2012, 11:03 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

The eight-time major champion could be set to be awarded the coveted position, according to reports.

US golf chiefs to announce next Ryder Cup skipper on ‘Today’ show
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# Golf

US golf chiefs to announce next Ryder Cup skipper on ‘Today’ show

Dec 12th 2012, 7:02 AM 364 Views 0 Comments

Didn’t we just, like… have that?

Senden leads Rose by two at Australian Open
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# Latest

Senden leads Rose by two at Australian Open

Dec 8th 2012, 12:37 PM 219 Views 0 Comments

The Australian finds himself in a commanding position going into Sunday’s final 18 holes.

Tiger Woods could top $100million in career earnings this weekend
# Cash Money
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# Cash Money

Tiger Woods could top $100million in career earnings this weekend

Jul 4th 2012, 10:57 AM 555 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one needs to win back-to-back titles for the first time since August 2009 against an impressive field at the Greenbrier Classic.

The Golden State: California’s top 5 US Opens
# History
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# History

The Golden State: California’s top 5 US Opens

Jun 13th 2012, 10:11 AM 160 Views 0 Comments

Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, Tom Watson: the southwest coast has proven a hunting ground for some of the sport’s most worthy champions.

McIlroy 'a hot and cold player', says Watson
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# Form

McIlroy 'a hot and cold player', says Watson

May 15th 2012, 1:44 PM 382 Views 0 Comments

“He seems like he’s got such a rhythmic golf swing he should never miss a shot with that thing,” said the eight-time major winner.

YouTube Top 10: because Tom Watson shows the kids how to do it
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# Going Viral

YouTube Top 10: because Tom Watson shows the kids how to do it

May 10th 2012, 1:32 PM 532 Views 0 Comments

The grand old golfing master shows up ‘Poults’ and ‘GMac’ while Novak Djokvic practices his backhand for Stallone’s new movie.

Homeward Bound: Top 10 notables that missed the Masters cut
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# Missed Cut

Homeward Bound: Top 10 notables that missed the Masters cut

Apr 7th 2012, 2:30 PM 964 Views 0 Comments

Past winners, young guns and KJ Choi … yes, K.J Choi will watch the final two rounds unfold from behind the spectator ropes.

Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs
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# Hacking

Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs

Nov 10th 2011, 2:53 PM 396 Views 5 Comments

The News Corporation came under heavy attack as he gave more evidence to MPs today.

Murdoch family to come under pressure at News Corp AGM
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# News Corp

Murdoch family to come under pressure at News Corp AGM

Oct 21st 2011, 1:21 PM 228 Views 2 Comments

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and sons will likely face the ire of shareholders angry over the company’s association with the phone hacking scandal in the UK.

Hacking: How much did James Murdoch know?
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# Hacking

Hacking: How much did James Murdoch know?

Jul 22nd 2011, 10:18 AM 364 Views 3 Comments

Doubt has been cast over key evidence the News International chief gave on Tuesday as one MP says he will ask police to review the matter.

Open season: what happened on the last four occasions at Sandwich
# History Lesson
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# History Lesson

Open season: what happened on the last four occasions at Sandwich

Jul 17th 2011, 9:30 AM 113 Views 0 Comments

The Championship at St Georges has had some thrilling finales, surprise victors and a host of memorable moments. We look back at its recent history there.