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Daily Archives: March 21, 2018

'A good step forward': Plan to improve athletes' mental health gets go-ahead

‘I was in a very dark dark place’ – Chris Kirkland on anxiety & depression A new action plan is being put in place to stop professional athletes “reaching crisis point” with their mental health. The measures have been announced by the government to protect the mental health of athletes and include giving coaches and support staff … BBC Sport ...

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Masters 2018: Tiger Woods will have to watch out for one player in particular – Dougherty

There is a buzz around golf at the moment with Woods making his long awaited comeback from injury. And, unlike past years, the 42-year-old looks as though he has finally put his fitness troubles behind him. Woods finished runner-up at the Valspar Championship before another great performance at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, where he finished tied for fifth. The 14-time ...

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Pitlochry weightlifters set sights on silverware at British Masters

The name Pitlochry continues to be prevalent within the Scottish weightlifting scene. And two members of the Highland Perthshire club plan to keep the torch burning bright at the upcoming British Masters. Ian Robertson and Alan Davidson head for Lilleshall in Shropshire at the beginning of March aiming to raise the bar further and retain titles. Winning is great but ...

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Wiesberger stuns Johnson in Austin

Bernd Wiesberger upset World Number One Dustin Johnson to get his campaign off to a winning start at the WGC – Dell Technologies Match Play. While Johnson was storming to an imperious victory last year, Wiesberger exited in the Group Stage but he won his fourth European Tour title at the Shenzhen International four weeks later and claimed a 3 and ...

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Smith set to shine in Austin

Jason Day is among the favourites and Marc Leishman will rightly be considered a contender but it is the lowest ranked Australian in the WGC Dell Technologies Matchplay field who could prove the surprise packet of the week. Cameron Smith is the world’s 50th ranked player and tees up in the event for the first time. Whilst an unknown to ...

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