So-called expert golf tips for this week
Week two of Olympic golf competition is upon us, and our so-called experts are confident they have the good oil on who will walk away with a medal. Here are their gold medallists, plus an outside medal hope, as well as WGC, PGA and European Tour tips.
3 Aug 2021
First & Second Round Women’s Olympic Tee Times (AEST)
With the men’s Olympic Competition run and won, the world’s best women get their shot at Olympic glory and Kasumigaseki Country Club on Wednesday. Here are the tee times for the opening two rounds converted into Australian Eastern Standard Time.
2 Aug 2021
Gold Medal Bag: Xander Schauffele – Men’s Olympic Competition
Xander Schauffele held his nerve to par the 72nd hole on Sunday in Japan and claim the Olympic gold medal in the men’s competition by one shot. Take an in-depth look at the equipment he used at Kasumigaseki Country Club.
Schauffele staves off Sabbatini’s 61 to win gold; C.T Pan claims bronze
While one swing by American Xander Schauffele nearly changed the dynamics of the men’s golf tournament Sunday at Kasumigaseki Country Club, it was the 61 strokes of eventual silver medallist Rory Sabbatini that really shook the leaderboard and the chase for Olympic gold.
X marks the top as frustrated Smith climbs Olympic leaderboard
One record-tying round of eight-under-par 63 was matched by another as Xander Schauffele of the USA supplanted Sepp Straka of Austria atop the leaderboard during Friday’s second round of the men’s Olympic golf competition at Kasumigaseki Country Club.
In the deep(er) end
After another swimming letdown at the Olympics for Australia, the knives are out once again. But what if we’re looking at it all wrong?
Fiji and rugby sevens light up Rio games
Rugby sevens was a new inclusion in the Olympics this year and will be remembered as one of the success stories of the games.
Gallery: Women's Olympics Final Round
Despite the weather predicted to shorten the Women's Olympic Competition, 72-holes were completed at Kasumigaseki with World No.1 Nelly Korda emerging with gold. Here are the best images from the final round.
Gallery: Men's Olympic Games final round
The men's Olympic golf competition went right down to the wire, with American Xander Schauffele fighting back over the closing holes to claim the gold medal, while there was an intense seven-man play-off for the bronze. Here are the best images from Sunday's final round at Tokyo's Kasumigaseki Country Club.
Boxer unloads on Russian 'cheat'
NSFW! Furious Irish boxer Michael Conlan unleashed his anger on live TV about Russia's doping program after he was beaten in the Olympic bantamweight quarter final by Vladimir Nikitin.
Matildas mateship !
It might have been a heartbreaking result for the Matildas but the match against Brazil did at least give one light moment when Lisa De Vanna had to be reminded which end the water comes out of from her bottle...