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#as it stands

# as-it-stands - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Composed Tiger Woods on course to secure first title since 2013

The US star’s last triumph was at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Tiger Woods maintains share of the lead at Tour Championship, Rory McIlroy third

The 14-time major winner is tied with Justin Rose at seven-under par 133 in heatwave conditions.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Shane Lowry one shot off the lead in Portugal, Sergio Garcia impresses

Australia’s Lucas Herbert led after the first round on Thursday.

# as-it-stands - Monday 17 September, 2018

All Black world rankings lead cut ahead of November showdown with Ireland

Defeat to South Africa has seen New Zealand’s lead at the summit cut to 2.40 points.

# as-it-stands - Friday 7 September, 2018

Setbacks for McIlroy and Woods as Schauffele seizes PGA lead

The 24-year-old American opened with four birdies in his first seven holes at Aronimink.

# as-it-stands - Monday 3 September, 2018

Rory McIlroy four shots back as PGA leader tries to become first Mexican in 40 years to triumph

Abraham Ancer is bidding to end a lengthy drought for his country in the competition.

# as-it-stands - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Car crash victim Degenkolb back in business on Tour

Amazingly Dan Martin, who woke up feeling “much, much better” after his crash on Saturday, kept pace.

# as-it-stands - Monday 9 July, 2018

Froome booed as BMC edge Sky in team time-trial

Belgian team Quick Step came third at seven seconds.

# as-it-stands - Friday 22 June, 2018

Spieth stumbles, McIlroy in hunt at PGA Travelers

The Down native is three strokes adrift of early clubhouse leader Brian Harman.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Top-ranked Johnson grabs share of US Open lead

England’s Ian Poulter and American Scott Piercy were in the clubhouse on one-under 69.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Ricciardo records fastest lap in history of Monaco GP, crash woe for Verstappen As It Stands This post contains videos

Ricciardo records fastest lap in history of Monaco GP, crash woe for Verstappen

Kimi Raikkonen qualified fourth in the second Ferrari ahed of fellow Finn Valtteri Bottas.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Reed soars to three-stroke lead over McIlroy at Masters

Light morning rain made the challenging Augusta National greens slightly more receptive.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Woods one-over in rollercoaster return to Riviera, McIlroy recovers from three bogeys

The American hit some wild drives and ultimately signed for a one-over 72.

# as-it-stands - Monday 29 January, 2018

Tiger Woods exits stage right as drama unfolds at Torrey Pines

Alex Noren and Jason Day were locked in a playoff duel as darkness fell.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Mixed start for Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines

The 42-year-old superstar is playing his first Tour event since missing the cut at the same competition last year.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Here's how the race for the 8 Champions Cup quarter-final berths stands

A big day of European rugby awaits tomorrow.

# as-it-stands - Monday 27 November, 2017

A dream start for Australia in the Ashes, as problems mount up for England

David Warner and Cameron Bancroft cemented a crushing 10-wicket victory.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 21 October, 2017

At home Sergio Garcia takes one-shot lead at Valderrama

Shane Lowry remains the best placed of the Irish stars.

# as-it-stands - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Leishman in command at BMW Championship, McIlroy out of the picture

The Northern Irish golfer can no longer make the Fedex Cup after another disappointing day.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Spieth rides hot putter to share lead, McIlroy seven shots off him

World number one Dustin Johnson, Venezuela’s Jhonattan Vegas and Rickie Fowler are also going well.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Nicholas Roche moves up a place while Froome maintains Vuelta lead

Poland’s Tomasz Marczynski claimed stage six.

# as-it-stands - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Trentin wins fourth stage, Nicolas Roche still third at Vuelta

Meanwhile, Britain’s Chris Froome has maintained the overall lead.

# as-it-stands - Friday 11 August, 2017

Kisner surges clear as McIlroy struggles at US PGA Championship

The American star moved into a four-shot lead at Quail Hollow midway through day two.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Graeme McDowell two shots off the lead in Texas

Meanwhile, Danny Lee and red-hot Kevin Kisner are in a four-way tie for the lead halfway through

# as-it-stands - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Mark Selby late show leaves World Championship final in the balance As It Stands This post contains videos

Mark Selby late show leaves World Championship final in the balance

A potentially disastrous day at the office ended with the defending champion trailing by just three frames.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Rory McIlroy charges but US duo lead at Bay Hill

Charley Hoffman curled in the shot of the tournament at the US PGA event.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Rory McIlroy trails leader Storm by three in SA Open

Meanwhile, South African Jbe Kruger carded a 69 and Englishman Jordan Smith a 66 to share third place.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Brambilla at the double as Dumoulin struggles on Giro

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Nicolas Roche and Philip Deignan finished in 51st and 147th place respectively.

# as-it-stands - Friday 6 May, 2016

Strong showing sees Ireland's Peter Lawrie move into contention in Morocco

Italy’s Francesco Laporta a one-shot lead at the Trophee Hassan II.

# as-it-stands - Monday 2 May, 2016

Ding falls behind in gruelling World Championship final

The 29-year-old is bidding to become the first Asian to win the world title.

# as-it-stands - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Rory McIlroy grabs WGC Doral lead with bogey-free 68

The 26-year-old Irish golfer is seeking to claim his 12th US PGA Tour title.

# as-it-stands - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Disappointment for Shane Lowry at Phoenix Open, as Danny Lee leads

The Irish golfer struggled on the back nine this evening

# as-it-stands - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Here's how the race for the 8 Champions Cup quarter-final berths stands

The runners and riders in contention for the knock-out stages of this year’s competition.

# as-it-stands - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Leicester's 10-match unbeaten run comes to an end at Anfield

Substitute Christian Benteke earned his side all three points.

# as-it-stands - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Northern Ireland and Wales on brink of history - here's who can qualify for Euro 2016

There’s plenty of football still to be played as the stakes are raised.

# as-it-stands - Monday 31 August, 2015

Ireland's Nicolas Roche had to recover from a bad crash at the Vuelta today

Meanwhile, Italian Kristian Sbaragli claimed his first Grand Tour victory in a sprint finish.

# as-it-stands - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

2 Irish cyclists are in the Vuelta's top 4 as it stands

Meanwhile, Caleb Ewan celebrated the biggest win of his career.

# as-it-stands - Sunday 19 July, 2015

With one round left, Ireland's Paul Dunne is joint-leader of the Open at St Andrews

What an incredible day of golf it’s been.

# as-it-stands - Friday 17 July, 2015

Ireland's Paul Dunne inside the top 10, but Dustin leads the way at St Andrews

Paul Dunne is just four off the lead at St Andrews.

# as-it-stands - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

'Pure happiness' for Martin* as he triumphs at Tour de France stage 4

*Not the one you’re thinking of.

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