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Tiger Woods

Eldrick Tont Woods (born December 30, 1975), better known as Tiger Woods, is an American professional golfer whose achievements to date rank him among the most successful golfers of all time. Currently the World No. 1, he was the highest-paid professional athlete in 2008, having earned an estimated $110 million from winnings and endorsements.

Woods has won 14 professional major golf championships, the second highest of any male player, and 71 PGA Tour events, third all time. He has more career major wins and career PGA Tour wins than any other active golfer. He is the youngest player to achieve the career Grand Slam, and the youngest and fastest to win 50 tournaments on tour. Additionally, Woods is the second golfer to have achieved a career grand slam three times along with Jack Nicklaus. Woods has won 16 World Golf Championships and has won at least one event each of the 11 years they have been in existence. Read More

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Colombia's soccer player James Rodriguez holds up his new Real Madrid jersey during a presentation at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid
James Rodriguez on $114M Transfer to Real Madrid: 'I'm Very Happy and I Want to Make History Here'

By IBTimes AU

World Cup star James Rodriguez inked a six-year contract to Real Madrid for a reported fee of around €80 million or $114 million in Australia. He will be wearing the Number 10 shirt which last worn by Mesut Özil. (2:04 pm)

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Race leader Astana team rider Vincenzo Nibali of Italy (L) and best climber Tinkoff-Saxo rider Rafal Majka of Poland, compete in the 124.5km 17th stage of the Tour de France cycle race between Saint-Gaudens and Saint-Lary Pla d'Adet, July 23, 2014.
Tour de France 2014: Rafal Majka Gets Back-to-back Win for Team Tinkoff-Saxo on Stage 17

By IBTimes AU

Poland's Rafal Majka of Team Tinkoff got the back-to-back win on stage 17 of Tour de France 2014. He received his polka dot jersey with 149 points standing after a sensational performance in the quest for the King of the Mountains. (1:31 pm)

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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland kisses the Claret Jug after winning the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 20, 2014.
Rory McIIlroy’s Father Cashes in Big on Son’s Win at British Open

By IBTimes AU

erry McIIlroy is one proud father and one richer man after his son, Rory, took home the British Open. The elderly McIIroy placed a bet on his son winning the Open in 2004 at 500-to-1 odds and cashed in big when that gamble became a reality last Sunday at Royal Liverpool. (Jul 23)

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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates winning the fourth set against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles finals tennis match on Centre Court at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London July 6, 2014.
Roger Federer Tops Forbes’ List of Most Financially Valuable Athlete; Maria Sharapova and Li Na Also Make the Cut

By IBTimes AU

Roger Federer has topped Forbes’ list of Most Financially Valuable Athlete. (Jul 23)

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Roger Federer of Switzerland blows kisses after being defeated by Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's singles finals tennis match on Centre Court at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London July 6, 2014.   REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
Roger Federer is ‘The Greatest of All Time' - Novak Djokovic’s Coach Boris Becker

By IBTimes AU

Roger Federer fought a good fight when he lost to Novak Djokovic in fifth set of their epic Wimbledon Open finals few weeks ago. And for Boris Becker, the Swiss Master's effort was enough proof that he's the greatest tennis player of all time. (Jul 22)

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Tiger Woods of the U.S. tips his cap on the 18th green after finishing his final round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 20, 2014.
Tiger Woods Still Hoping to be on United States Roster for Ryder Cup

By IBTimes AU

Despite the worst showing in his career, Tiger Woods is still holding out hope that he will a sentimental pick for the 12-man roster to represent the United States in the Ryder Cup in September. (Jul 21)

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Kate Upton Sunbathes With BF Detroit Tigers’ Pitcher Justin Verlander in Mexico; Confesses She Used to Smell Like a Horse

By IBTimes AU

Kate Upton was spotted in Mexico with boyfriend athlete Detroit Tigers’ pitcher Justin Verlander. (Jul 21)

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WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. poses on the scale during an official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2014. Mayweather faces WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina in a WBC/WBA
Floyd Mayweather Says Sorry to UFC’s Ronda Rousey After Not Having the Slightest Idea Who She Was

By IBTimes AU

Floyd Mayweather wasn’t trying to disappoint the fans of Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) Ronda Rousey when he said in a recent interview that he didn’t know who “he” is. (Jul 20)

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Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts during her women's singles quarter-final match against Zhang Shuai of China at the Rome Masters tennis tournament May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito
Serena Williams Struggling to Regain Form; Coach Mouratoglou Admits the American Faces a Difficult Road in Her Career

By IBTimes AU

Serena Williams has failed to win a Grand Slam in the 2014 tennis season. (Jul 18)

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Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Jay Z and Other Stars Pay Tribute to Derek Jeter in Nike's RE2PECT Ad, Fans Salute on Twitter [Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

While Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Jay Z, other well-known stars and everybody else in the recent RE2PECT ad all tipped their caps in tribute to the retiring Yankee legend Derek Jeter, fans also saluted on the social media Twitter. (Jul 18)

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