A CAPSULE look at 10 top contenders for the British Open, to be played Thursday-Sunday at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland (listed in predicted order of finish):RORY MCILROYAge: 30.Country: Northern Ireland.World ranking: 3.Worldwide victories: 24.Majors: U. ...
Jul 17, 2019
BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Defending champion Germany booked its place at next year's World Cup and stayed perfect in qualifying by beating Northern Ireland 3-1 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Sebastian Rudy and Sandro Wagner scored in the first half ...
Oct 6, 2017
HANNOVER, Germany - Two quick-fire goals earned Germany a 2-0 win over Northern Ireland to put the defending champions in control of World Cup qualifying Group C on Tuesday.Early goals from Julian Draxler and then Sami Khedira maintained Germany' ...
Oct 12, 2016
PARIS - Wearing a red shirt and white shorts just like daddy, Alba Violet Bale danced around the Parc de Princes field in celebration with her father.The 3-year-old girl hasn't been seeing much of Gareth Bale lately, and ...
Jun 26, 2016
PARIS - If there can be a 1-0 rout in soccer, then this was it.Germany missed a series of clear chances during its narrow win over Northern Ireland on Tuesday. Still, the victory that ensured the 2014 World Cup winner topped ...
Jun 22, 2016
NICE, France - Poland showed it's more than just one man.In a strong team performance on Sunday, Poland beat Northern Ireland, 1-0, to secure its first ever win in the European Championships.With Poland forward Robert Lewandowski, qualifying' ...
Jun 13, 2016
BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Kyle Lafferty scored an injury-time goal to earn 10-man Northern Ireland a 1-1 draw against Hungary on Monday, keeping his team on track to surprisingly qualify for the European Championship.A victory would have qualified Northern ...
Sep 8, 2015
SPAIN, Germany and Italy won Friday to move to the brink of qualification for next year's World Cup, while Cristiano Ronaldo's first international hat trick kept Portugal on course for the tournament in Brazil.The Netherlands needed an ...
Sep 7, 2013
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida - It turns out Northern Ireland won't have its own team for the World Cup.A press release issued by the International Federation of PGA Tours last week during The Players Championship said that England, Scotland, Wales ...
May 17, 2013
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