Olympic champion skier Lindsey Vonn
is on site with boyfriend Tiger Woods
at the British Open, just as she was at the Masters
and the U.S. Open.
Here are some photos of Vonn at Woods’ practice rounds Sunday and Monday at Muirfield. (Photos via AP, Getty Images and Reuters)
Vonn pleasing sponsor Under Armour on Sunday.
That’s Woods’ coach, Sean Foley, on the left.
Woods is a three-time British Open champion (2000, ’05, ’06).
Vonn is still rehabbing after tearing two knee ligaments in February.
That’s Woods’ caddie, Joe LaCava, on the left.
Vonn has more World Cup season titles (17) than Woods has majors (14).
Woods’ last major title came at the 2008. U.S. Open.
Vonn hopes to be ready to compete in multiple events come February in Sochi.
The British Open starts Thursday. Ernie Els is the defending champ.
Woods is an 8-1 favorite. Will he lift the Claret Jug with Vonn on hand Sunday?
Trainer linked to Asafa Powell reportedly questioned
Swimmers Allison Schmitt and Elizabeth Beisel hosted the Team USA Awards Red Carpet Show live on Facebook.
The show will air on NBCSN on Oct. 4 from 10-11 p.m. ET.
In the meantime, here are photos from the red carpet:
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has sanctioned three boxers – two from Ireland and one from Britain – for betting on fights at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The International Olympic Committee issued “severe reprimands” to Ireland’s Michael Conlan and Steve Donnelly and Britain’s Antony Fowler for violating the rules that prohibit betting.
None of the boxers won medals.
The IOC says all three placed bets on fights at the games, but adds that “there was no intent to manipulate any event.”
Athletes and officials are banned from betting on Olympic events and required to report any approach or suspicion of fixing.
The IOC says, in order to be eligible to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the three boxers must undergo an “educational program.”
The Irish and British national Olympic committees also received reprimands for “not having properly informed” their athletes of the betting rules.
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