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Other Sport 05 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Tiger back in the reckoning

American Jeff Sluman fired a one-under 71 to cling to the second round lead at the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio on Friday, one stroke clear of a large group led by Tiger Woods.

Other Sport 15 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Glazer almost in complete control of Red Devils

US tycoon Malcolm Glazer has passed the 90% threshold of ownership of Manchester United but is still short of gaining complete control.

Other Sport 22 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Red Devils have eyes on Owen and Jenas

Manchester United are reportedly chasing Real Madrid's England star Michael Owen and Newcastle United midfielder Jermaine Jenas.

Other Sport 06 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

London, Madrid, New York closing in as final countdown for 2012 Games begins

Paris, favourite to host the 2012 Olympic Games, were under increasing pressure yesterday as International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge opened a four-day session with two major divisive issues at stake.

Other Sport 12 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Rusedski retains title, Nadal closes in on Federer

Britain's Greg Rusedski became the third '30-something' winner on the ATP tour this year on Sunday when he outlasted American Vince Spadea to retain his Hall of Fame Championship title.

Other Sport 18 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Hincapie wins stage, Discovery mate Lance closes in on crown

George Hincapie crowned a long and successful season when he won the 220.5km 15th stage of the Tour de France between Lezat-sur-Leze and Pla-d'Adet yesterday.

Other Sport 19 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

With Shaun in, Chelsea boss now has enough cover

Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho believes Stamford Bridge-bound winger Shaun Wright-Phillips is 'one of the best players in England'.

Other Sport 22 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Annika closes in on rookies

Solheim Cup hopefuls Christina Kim and teenage rookie Paula Creamer shared the lead at the halfway stage of the Evian Masters here yesterday but world number one Annika Sorenstam shot a 66 to move menacingly into third place.

Other Sport 25 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Shearer closes in on Milburn’s Newcastle goal record of 199

Veteran striker Alan Shearer moved within five goals of breaking Newcastle United's club record of 199 on Saturday.

Other Sport 27 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Henry: I have faith in Arsene

Thierry Henry is confident Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger didn't make a mistake in selling captain Patrick Vieira to Juventus.