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Rory McIlroy says it is highly unlikely he will ever follow Paul Casey and give up his membership of the European Tour. Casey remains ineligible for the Ryder Cup because of his decision and although McIlroy admits it has been a consideration to concentrate on the PGA Tour, he doubts he will ever copy the Englishman. "I've contemplated it...

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Greek members of parliament have debated through the night ahead of a vote on a new bailout agreement. The proposed deal involves tax rises and spending cuts in return for a third international bailout of about €85bn (£61bn). Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he is confident he will win the vote, but some senior members of his Syriza...

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A bacterial infection ravaging olive trees in the far south of Italy has spread to Corsica, where emergency measures are being implemented. Xylella fastidiosa, spread by insects, was found at Propriano in southern Corsica. The bacterium can also attack citrus trees and vineyards. France has destroyed plants around the infected bush found in Propriano. Xylella is one of...

European Tour players will compete for record prize money of €166m in the 2015 Race to Dubai – an 18.5 per cent increase on last year – thanks chiefly to the addition of seven new tournaments to the schedule. The rise of €26m from 2014’s figures has also been helped by prize fund increases for four tournaments, including the...

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Germany's chief federal prosecutor has dropped an investigation into two journalists at the Netzpolitik website suspected of revealing state secrets. The case sparked a huge political row about freedom of speech. Last week the Justice Minister, Heiko Maas, sacked chief prosecutor Harald Range. Public rallies had backed Netzpolitik. The chief prosecutor's office said it now accepted the justice ministry's...

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Martin Kaymer will look to turn the loss of his full playing privileges on the PGA Tour to his advantage with his first victory on European soil for five years in the KLM Open. Failing to qualify for the FedEx Cup play-offs meant Kaymer lost his full PGA Tour membership, leaving the 30-year limited to 12 events on the...

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The WGC-HSBC Champions will no longer be part of the European Tour’s Final Series from 2016, as part of a new-look three-tournament finish to the Race to Dubai. This year's end of season swing had contained four events, like the previous two years, although from next year the WGC-HSBC Champions will take place a week before the Final...

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The European Tour and Ladies European Tour have combined to make history as they both stage events at the Royal Golf Dar Es Salam this week in Morocco. The men will tee off on the Red Course in the Trophee Hassan II - live on Sky Sports 4 HD from 11.30am on Thursday - while over on the Blue Course,...

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The Netherlands are on the verge of failing to qualify for the European championships for the first time in more than 30 years after a 3-0 loss to Turkey left them fourth in Group A. Turkey took the lead through Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup when after eight minutes he finished a quick counterattack. Their lead was doubled 20 minutes...

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Jordan Spieth admits he is still some way from finding his best form, despite making an encouraging start to the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Spieth was the pick of the performers as part of Thursday's marquee group alongside Rory McIlroy and Jason Day, posting an opening-round 69 to stay within three strokes of early pacesetter Scott Piercy. The world No...

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