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Chinese zoo practices tiger escape drill

This is the dramatic moment armed police stepped in to neutralise a tiger who had escaped from his enclosure at a packed Chinese zoo. Thankfully...

Tiger’s ‘Holy Grail’ of majors looks more distant

Tiger Woods has long targeted the record 18 majors won by his fellow American Jack Nicklaus but that goal became more elusive on Thursday...

Tiger back on course

Tiger Woods, coming back this week at the Players Championship after a knee injury, said Tuesday that his ongoing 18-month victory drought has lasted...

Tiger Woods pro golf tour videogame tees off big

SAN FRANCISCO - Electronic Arts on Tuesday announced that a freshly-released "Tiger Woods PGA TOUR" videogame teed-off with the strongest opening sales in the franchise's 14-year history. The California-based videogame maker estimated that 225,000 copies of "Tiger Wood PGA TOUR 12: The Masters" were sold in the week after its March 29 release in North America. Those figures were 17 percent higher than the previous opening week high set by "Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 08" after it hit the

Tiger rues near-misses

AUGUSTA - Tiger Woods could not sink clutch putts when he needed them most, his near-misses contributing to a one-under par 71 on Thursday that left him six strokes off the pace at the 75th Masters. The 14-time major champion, trying to move one notch nearer to the all-time record 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus, said he probably should have trimmed two or three strokes off his total but his "beautiful" putts did not find the cup.
"I hit a lot of beautiful putts," Woods said. "And

Tiger positive over chances for fifth Masters

AUGUSTA - Tiger Woods was gracious, smiling, on a few occasions monosyllabic and prickly, but above all positive as he discussed his bid for a fifth Masters title at Augusta National this week.
The former world number one has not triumphed anywhere in the world since the 2009 Australian Masters yet, despite his struggles on and off the course during that time, he pronounced himself ready to claim a 15th major title on Sunday.
"My whole idea is to try to win the golf

Lahore Tiger, Sialkot advance

LAHORE - Lahore Tiger overwhelmed Yu Slim CC by one run while Sialkot Senior Green brushed aside Gujranwala Senior by 28 runs in the 13th National Seniors Cricket Cup in Central Punjab Zone.
In Group F tie at Model Town Green Ground, Lahore Tiger made 247-7 with Muhammad Saif 63, Karamat Ali 43, Muneer Ahmed 37, Asad Aziz 27 and man of the match Tahir Sheikh 31. Masood Ali 3-34, and Hafiz Saeed 2-30 were the wicket takers but their team fell one short of target with 246.

Tiger on the move, gets new practice area

ORLANDO - Former world number one Tiger Woods is moving into a new home in Jupiter, Florida, that features a custom-built practice facility, the 14-time major champion said Monday on his website. In the first blog posting on his website since just before the one-year anniversary of a sex scandal that led to divorce and the loss of millions of dollars in endorsement deals, Woods revealed his upcoming move from Orlando. "Pretty soon, I'll be moving into my new home in Jupiter, Fla,"

Tiger Woods upset by Bjorn

MARANA - Tiger Woods was the highest seed to lose on the opening day at the Accenture Match Play Championship on Wednesday. It would have been considered a shocking upset in past years but these days, not so much.
Woods looked more like a journeyman than the 14-time major champion that he is. After sinking a clutch birdie at the 18th hole to square his match with Thomas Bjorn, Woods threw it all away with a dreadful tee shot at the 19th. Bjorn's reward is a second round match

Only time will tell: Tiger

DUBAI - Tiger Woods believes he is on the right track to end his 15-month winless streak but says he needs more time before he can declare himself back to his best. Preparing to tee off in the European Tour's Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday, the 14-time major champion Woods last hoisted aloft a trophy at the Australian Masters in November 2009.
Shortly after that his life was thrown into turmoil by a sex scandal that wrecked his marriage, shattered his image and saw his golf

Tiger struggling with old habits

SAN DIEGO - Like a snake slowly trying to shed its skin, Tiger Woods has been struggling to remove old habits as he desperately searches for consistency in his remodelled swing. Frustrated and bitterly disappointed by his erratic performance at last week's Farmers Insurance Open where he once reigned supreme, Woods has not committed to any tournament beyond next week's Dubai Desert Classic on the European Tour.
While the former world number one has shown flashes of his best since

Poulter, Tiger exchange tweets before Torrey showdown

LA JOLLA - Tiger Woods conducted a Twitter exchange for about 40 minutes Tuesday on his way to Torrey Pines ahead of his 2011 debut while golf rivals Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter tweeted some taunts. Continuing a charm offensive that began with Woods joining the social networking medium last year, Woods made the Pittsburgh Steelers his Super Bowl pick over Green Bay and even poked fun at himself.
But he never answered the challenge of Poulter to post a photo of himself to prove

Musharraf blocked Pakistan’s rise as ‘Asian Tiger’: Nawaz

LAHORE: Former prime minister and PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan would have been one of the "Asian Tigers" had his government not been toppled by Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf.
"My government was busy in building infrastructure and roads and launching other mega projects with the help of good governance," Nawaz said in an interview with a US-based TV channel, MHz Networks.
He said his government had been working through various channels to establish good

Tiger, Mickelson lead clash of the titans

SHANGHAI: Tiger Woods will try to seize back the world number one spot when an enticing HSBC Champions tees off this week in China with a star-studded field battling it out in Asia's biggest tournament.
England's Lee Westwood knocked Woods off golf's pedestal for the first time in five years on Monday, capping the American's fall from grace that began a year ago with revelations of marital infidelities.
But the new world numbers one and two will have their hands full in