Patrick Cantlay and Rory McIlroy share lead following opening round – US Open

Rory McIlroy is the joint leader of the US Open alongside Patrick Cantlay after an intriguing first day at Pinehurst, North Carolina. American Cantlay was superb in the early wave shooting a five-under 65 to lead by one from Sweden’s Ludvig Aberg. Going out late, McIlroy plotted his way round a difficult golf course, looking unruffled as he matched Cantlay’s score with a bogey-free round.

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Euro 2024: Group F Preview

Euro 2024 is almost here and Group F is a real mixed bag. Portugal come into the tournament somewhat under the radar but they are poised to launch a real bid for the title. Georgia meanwhile make their debut at a major tournament while Turkey and the Czech Republic will look cause an upset in Germany this summer.

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Euro 2024: Group E Preview

Euro 2024 is almost here and Group E offers Belgium’s golden generation their last chance to achieve glory. The Red Devils have been handed a somewhat favourable group as they will do battle with Slovakia, Romania and a Ukrainian side that will have added motivation from events off field as they represent their nation at the finals.

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Euro 2024: Group D Preview

Euro 2024 is almost here and Group D features two powerhouses of European football. France come into the tournament as joint favourites seeking to clinch a third title, the Netherlands will look to negotiate some big player losses while Austria and Poland will look to launch a bid to reach the knockout stages.

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Juventus appoint Thiago Motta as new manager

Italian club Juventus have appointed former Bologna boss Thiago Motta as their new manager. The 41-year-old, who played for Italy and Juve’s Serie A rivals Inter Milan as a midfielder, has signed a three-year deal until June 2027. He replaces Massimiliano Allegri, who was sacked two days after he led the side to the Italian Cup.

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