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Golf reporters refuse to accept Tiger Woods'' million-dollar challenge

Golf reporters refuse to accept Tiger Woods'' million-dollar challengeLondon, May 25 : Reporters of golf have refused to accept Tiger Woods challenge to donate a million dollars to his Tiger Woods Foundation if they don't ask him about his injured leg.

The Woods challenge, which was relayed through the social network site Twitter about 45 minutes before a scheduled meeting with reporters, lasted all of 65 seconds.

According to The Telegraph, it was long enough for Woods to make an opening statement and get a microphone to his first questioner.

Woods has been on crutches and in a walking boot since his early exit from The Players Championship 12 days earlier.

He won''t hit golf balls until strength rehab on his left leg, probably next week.

And yes, the U. S. Open remains very much in his sights.

The US Open tees off in three weeks at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland.

He classified himself as "doubtful'''' for next week''s Memorial Tournament, though his timetable gives little indication he''ll make the trip. (ANI)

'Excruciating pain' forced Gabriel Batistua to ask for leg amputation post retirement

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Real Sociedad come from two goals down to beat Real Madrid 4-2

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Ashwin says spin has put India in 'comfortable' position against England in ongoing ODI series

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England batsmen urged to shun respect and punish Indian spinners at Edgbaston

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Miguel Oliveira finishes fourth at British GP in MotoGP

Miguel OliveiraSilverstone: Mahindra rider Miguel Oliveira missed a second top-three podium finish of the season by just five hundredths of a second at the British Grand Prix in Moto3 category of the MotoGP championship, here Sunday.  Read more »

Hamilton might consider quitting Merc due to increasing tension with Rosberg: Reports

Hamilton-RosbergWashington, Aug 26 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is reportedly threatening to quit the team due to the clash that has been building all year between him and teammate Nico Rosberg, which reached its  Read more »