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The Tiger is back!

  Tiger Woods wins the Masters for 15th major title Augusta, United States | AFP | Tiger Woods won the 83rd Masters on Sunday, capturing his 15th major title to cement an epic return from scandal and injuries that once threatened his career. Woods, who started the day two shots …

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All eyes on Tiger at Masters practice as tension builds

Augusta, United States | AFP | Tiger Woods excited fans and rivals alike by practicing Monday at the Masters, the 14-time major champion totally healthy at Augusta National for the first time in five years. Woods, and the potential for his first major victory since the 2008 US Open and first …

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Woods makes cut with closing birdie at Torrey Pines

La Jolla, United States | AFP | Tiger Woods birdied his final hole on Friday capping a back-nine rally that saw him make the cut in his return to the US PGA Tour at the Farmers Insurance Open. The 14-time major champion wrestled four birdies from his last nine holes …

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Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came along

Sydney, Australia | AFP | The Tasmanian tiger was doomed long before humans began hunting the enigmatic marsupial, scientists said Tuesday, with DNA sequencing showing it was in poor genetic health for thousands of years before its extinction. Scientists genetically mapped the animal — also known as a thylacine — using …

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Woods announces return to action in November

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Tiger Woods will make his latest return from long-term injury at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas next month, the former world number one confirmed on Monday. The 14-time major champion has not played since February after a recurrence of back problems …

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India man-eating tiger dies after being electrocuted

New Delhi, India | AFP | A tiger which killed four villagers in central India has died after being electrocuted, an official said Sunday, ending a hunt by armed rangers for the beast. A court in Maharashtra state issued a shoot-to-kill order Friday against the two-year-old female tiger after its …

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Five drugs found in Tiger Woods’ system after arrest

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Tiger Woods had five drugs, including the opioid painkiller hydrocodone, in his system when he was arrested in May on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to a toxicology report released Monday. A urine test revealed four other medications along with hydrocodone …

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Tiger makes strong start in return from 16-month layoff

Nassau, Bahamas | AFP | Tiger Woods ignited his long-awaited return from back surgery by reeling off three consecutive birdies for a share of the lead after his first eight holes in Thursday’s opening round of the Hero World Challenge. Woods, who missed 16 months and fell to 898th in …

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