Top athletes who have pulled out of the Olympics

2016-06-22 12:38

The Rio Olympics has seen some of the big names opt out of the global tournament, which will begin in August.

McIlroy defiant after US Open slump

2016-06-17 17:43

Rory McIlroy's hopes of winning a second US Open were sent reeling at Oakmont when a disastrous first round saw him limp off the course with a seven-over 77.

Leading contenders at US Open

2016-06-15 19:31

Here are the top contenders for the 2016 US Open that starts on Thursday at Oakmont.

US Open stars set for stern Oakmont challenge

2016-06-15 09:49

The world's best golfers on Tuesday were preparing for the ultimate US Open test at Oakmont with a mixture of excitement and trepidation.

McIlroy wary of Oakmont challenge

2016-06-14 22:34

Rory McIlroy won the 2011 US Open with a record 16-under par total, but says there's no chance of that happening again at the feared Oakmont Country Club.

Day energised by challenge of Spieth, McIlroy

2016-06-01 07:16

Recent wins for Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth have only energised world number one Jason Day.

McIlroy could snub Rio over Zika fears

2016-05-23 22:56

Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has revealed he could reject the chance to play at this year's Olympics because of the Zika virus.

McIlroy shines in Irish gloom

2016-05-22 07:30

Tournament host Rory McIlroy insisted common sense prevailed in having play stopped on an already rain-interrupted third day of the Irish Open.

McIlroy blasts 'stuffy' Muirfield's men-only vote

2016-05-20 07:25

Rory McIlroy has blasted Muirfield Golf Club's continued ban on women members, claiming the vote was a setback for the sport.

McIlroy not focused enough

2016-05-17 20:13

2014 Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has questioned Rory McIlroy's concentration levels after yet another poor tournament.


McIlroy pulls out of Olympics over Zika fears

2016-06-22 11:03

Rory McIlroy says he won't go to Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns over the Zika virus.

Frustrating day at Oakmont for the 'Big Three'

2016-06-17 11:02

Thursday was a frustrating day at the US Open with rain disrupting play all day and leaving 69 players yet to start.

Day, Spieth and McIlroy set for US Open showdown

2016-06-15 18:04

World number one Jason Day will lead golf's young stars in seeking to join a who's who of champions produced by Oakmont when the US Open tees off.

McIlroy: Oakmont could be my biggest accomplishment

2016-06-15 09:45

Rory McIlroy winced ever so slightly as he uttered the words, well aware of their connotations even though he intended no disrespect.

McIlroy set for Olympics despite Zika scare

2016-06-02 13:44

Rory McIlroy has revealed he is likely to compete at the Rio Olympic Games after having his mind "put at ease" over concerns about the Zika virus.

McIlroy worries about Zika ahead of Olympics

2016-05-24 13:20

Rory McIlroy says he is monitoring the situation involving the Zika virus ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Magnificent McIlroy wins Irish Open

2016-05-22 18:47

Tournament host Rory McIlroy hit two stunning approach shots in the closing three holes to win the Irish Open on Sunday.

McIlroy in contention at Irish Open

2016-05-21 07:43

Rory McIlroy achieved his first aim at the Irish Open: Making the cut for the first time in four years.

McIlroy hits out at 'negative spin'

2016-05-19 07:23

Rory McIlroy's frustrating season boiled over on the eve of the Irish Open in criticising what he describes as the "negative spin".

McIlroy, Fowler dodge ball thrown by spectator

2016-05-05 22:58

As if battling a rain-soaked course wasn't enough, Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler also had to dodge a spectator 'gift' at the Wells Fargo Championship.

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