Month: May 2000

Woods shoots 63 to lead

Subject Golf Description Tiger Woods carded a second-round nine-under-par 63 in Ohio to take the lead in the Memorial Tournament. On a warm, lazy day at Muirfield Village, Woods came to life with four straight birdies on the front nine, then brought the gallery to its feet with […]

Lewis-Tyson in Britain?

Subject Sports; Boxing Description Britain could stage a world title fight between reigning heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis and former number one Mike Tyson this year. Promoter Frank Warren is not ruling out the chances of the Briton and the former undisputed champion locking horns on this side of […]

Tyson allowed fight in Scotland

Subject Sports; Boxing Description The British Home Secretary Jack Straw yesterday gave the go-ahead for controversial American boxer Mike Tyson to be allowed into Scotland for a proposed fight on June 24th. The decision came despite mounting opposition from Scottish women’s groups and politicians, who say the convicted […]

Tyson seeks visa for Britain again

Subject Sports; Boxing Description Mike Tyson has applied for an entry visa to return to Britain and fight Lou Savarese in Glasgow next month. The British Home Office last night confirmed they received the application last week and that the former world heavyweight champion’s request to enter Britain […]

Woods travels in prime form

Subject Golf Description Tiger Woods will set off for Germany today and the defence of the Deutsche Bank Open title in Hamburg later this week having had a crucial coaching session with Butch Harmon. They met last Saturday morning at the halfway stage of the Byron Nelson Classic […]

Woods in charity dash

Subject Golf Description Tiger Woods is currently renegotiating a contact with Nike, expected to be worth up to $90 million over the next five years. But the world number one will make his first competitive appearance in this country for nothing, in the J P McManus International Pro-Am […]

Lewis puts out the lights

Subject Sports; Boxing Description Michael Grant revealed himself as just another mouse that roared. On Saturday night in Madison Square Garden, Grant shocked even his most fervent detractors by falling for one of the older tricks in boxing’s textbook: Lennox Lewis dropped his hands, showed Grant his chin […]

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