Gary Woodland made seven birdies in the last 11 holes and leads the way with a magnificent 64Official live leaderboardFirst-round report: Woods fights back as Woodland sets pace 1.02am BST A couple of stragglers left out on the course. But nobody’s catching Gary Woodland tonight. Hopefully I’ll see you tomorrow, bright eyed and bushy tailed, for the second round of what promises to be a hotly contested PGA Championship! Wherever you are in the world, sweet dreams and nighty night!-6: Woodland-5: Fowler-4: Stone, Z Johnson-3: Cook, Poulter, Perez, Day, Gay, Cink, Schniederjans, D Johnson, Kisner, Rose, Pieters Related: Gary Woodland leads Rickie Fowler after Tiger Woods fightback at US PGA 12.52am BST Thomas Pieters finds 18 in regulation, then takes two putts from 30 feet for a closing par. That gives him a three-under round of 67. Par for Joaquin Niemann at 17; he remains at -2. Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2018/aug/09/us-pga-championship-2018-first-round-live

Mudslide erupts in Swiss village

The torrent of mud in the Alpine village of Grugnay seemed to catch onlookers by surprise.

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-45122362

The Canadian teenager’s rise from a Ghanaian refugee camp to newly minted Bayern Munich signee is a modern fairy-taleLast month, dozens of grey-haired men in dark suits congregated in a sprawling space at Moscow’s Expocentre for a five-hour Fifa Congress marathon. The big business was selecting the hosts of the 2026 World Cup and both bids were given a 15-minute presentation opportunity to make a final pitch to voters.The United bid, composing of the United States, Mexico and Canada, were up first. Their opening gambit came from a young man dressed in a bright red tracksuit top who strode confidently towards the microphone before detailing his personal story. He told the crowd that his parents had fled relentless violence in Liberia and that he had been born in a Ghanaian refugee camp. Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jul/30/alphonso-davies-bayern-munich-canada

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