‘Bruised and shaken and coming home’

Both are members of Killymoon Golf Club in Cookstown and Ryan had gone to Georgia on his own hoping to see a McIlroy victory. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lightning struck a tree close to the 15th green Ryan told his father he had been sheltering under a tree when the lightning struck and all he could remember was waking up “yards away” with the emergency services all around him. “He’s had scans just to make sure there is no internal damage,” said his father. Ryan was back in his hotel by Sunday afternoon and is hoping to fly home to Northern Ireland on Tuesday. He had only finished camp a week ago and had headed to Chicago before …

A message to Bury from a club that bounced back

Image copyright Stevie Doogan Image caption Clydebank FC celebrate a goal Two seasons later, in 2003, Clydebank was brought back by the fans, who now own it together. It’s something Grace would encourage Bury to do now, and Bolton if they have to. “You can be reborn,” she tells Newsbeat. “You can start again. It won’t be the same, it’ll be a lot of hard work and a lot of heartache but it’s not the end.” Clydebank’s members pay an annual subscription to own an equal share in the club. They play non-league football and it’s run entirely by volunteers who look after things like the finances, advertising and sponsorship. Skip Twitter post by @clydebankfc What a night under the …

Breath test refusal ex-footballer leaves jail

The details were confirmed by Saunders’s solicitor Conor Johnstone, who said: “Clearly, he will be relieved.” The father of three had been branded “arrogant” by District Judge Nicholas Sanders. Passing sentence on Wednesday, he told Saunders he had shown no remorse and thought he was “above the law”. Saunders, who was capped by Wales 75 times, was slurring and had to prop himself up against his Audi A8 car when he was asked to get out of the vehicle, Chester Magistrates’ Court heard. The former Derby County, Oxford United and Aston Villa forward, of The Paddocks in Whitegate, Cheshire, told the court he had been at Chester Races and had drunk two pints. The court heard that a police patrol …

Coco Gauff wins in her US Open main draw debut

(CNN)Could Coco Gauff match — or better — her magical Wimbledon run? Gauff, the youngest player in the draw, trailed by a set and a break. But she fought back — and igniting the crowd at Louis Armstrong Stadium while doing it. Gauff had 4-1 lead in the third set, but following a medical timeout Potapova broke back. But Gauff stopped Potapova’s win streak, breaking to win the match when Potapova’s forehand went long. “Honestly, I wanted to win, and I was just trying to calm myself down, and really it was the crowd that really helped me, because I was almost out,” Gauff said to ESPN. The two players’ combined age is 33 years old, making it the youngest …

Some fans booed Andrew Luck for retiring. But the NFL community is showing him lots of love

(CNN)As word spread Saturday night that Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is retiring, some fans booed the four-time Pro Bowler after a preseason game against the Chicago Bears. Injuries had kept Luck, 29, from playing in the preseason, but fans at the game in Indianapolis were clearly upset about the news. Cameras caught one man even taking off his Luck jersey as the game ended. “I’d be lying if I said I didn’t hear it,” Luck told reporters afterward. “Yeah, it hurt.” James Irsay, the owner and CEO of the Indianapolis Colts, said at a press conference Saturday, “We have nothing but gratitude and thankfulness for the blood, sweat and tears he spilled as no. 12.” “Sheesh man, thank you …

Give cyclists an extra day’s vacation, politician proposes

(CNN)A politician has said cyclists in Germany should get an extra day of vacation because they are healthier and take fewer days off work. The extra vacation would also act as a motivation for commuters to use bicycles instead of cars, he added, calling on the government to support his suggestion. “This leads to less congested roads and less air pollution, which benefits not just cyclists themselves but the whole community,” he said. The benefits of exercise are widely known: It helps you live longer and lowers the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. A study published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal has also suggested that when done in moderation, exercise leads to better mental health. However, German health …

Heart patient to Ironman in just 16 months

Breathing difficulties Mr Hunter said: “My mum was on her deathbed and she said she believed there was a history of heart problems in the family and she wanted me to get checked out, so I promised her I would.” Then Norrie, a seasoned marathon runner, experienced breathing difficulties during a competition. Although he finished the race he decided he needed a check-up. Through this process he discovered that he had been born with a Bicuspid Aortic Valve (BAV) leading to an enlarged left ventricle. Image copyright Norrie Hunter Image caption Norrie Hunter after the swimming part of his triathlon in Bolton “Written by George Mahood, it describes the authors’ journey from the discovery of a cancerous growth wrapped round …

This Day in History: Aug. 24

Also on this day: 1814: The British set fire to the White House and the Capitol when they invade Washington, DC during the War of 1812. 1968: France becomes the world’s fifth nuclear power as it explodes a hydrogen bomb in the South Pacific. Trending in US Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

It’s official. Watching soccer can be good for your health

(CNN)With every painstaking second that ticks by you get that bit closer to the edge of your seat. This could be it, this could be the week your beloved soccer team wins that all-important three points. The recent study, due to be released soon, suggests watching your beloved soccer team romp home to victory has a positive impact on your health, with spectators experiencing physical stresses equivalent to going for a brisk 90-minute walk. Results also found that a win lifts a spectators mood for a whole 24 hours after the game has finished. “Ultimately supporting your team at a football match gives you a moderate cardiovascular workout and depending on the result of the match, a psychological boost or …

American gold medalist kneels during national anthem at the Pan Am Games

(CNN)American gold medalist fencer Race Imboden knelt as the national anthem played Friday at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, to protest racism, gun control, mistreatment of immigrants and President Donald Trump. As Imboden knelt, his teammates Gerek Meinhardt and Nick Itkin stood tall. Several members of the silver medalist Brazilian team saluted and Canada’s bronze-winning team stood quietly. Taking a knee during the national anthem became a form of civil protest after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee throughout the 2016 football season in protest of police brutality and injustice against people of color. Since then, many athletes, from NFL players, to soccer star Megan Rapinoe to amateur high schoolers have knelt as a form of …

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch in Saudi Arabia draws criticism

(CNN)The decision to stage the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia has drawn heavy criticism from human rights group Amnesty International. Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, videos and features Saudi Arabia has hosted a number of fights in recent times, including Amir Khan’s win over Billy Dib and Callum Smith’s World Boxing Super Series victory against George Groves. It also welcomed the opening race of the 2018-19 Formule E season, motorsport’s all-electric race series, and will stage the world’s richest horse race — with a prize purse of $20 million — next year. However, the middle east country’s “abysmal human rights record” has been called into question by Amnesty International UK, which urged Joshua to …

Universal Pictures Cancels Plans To Release Thriller Movie ‘The Hunt’ Amid Backlash

The Hunt,” the studio announced on Saturday. temporarily paused their marketing campaigns for the satirical film in the wake of “While Universal Pictures had already paused the marketing campaign for ‘The Hunt,’ after thoughtful consideration, the studio has decided to cancel our plans to release the film,” the studio’s statement read. The film was previously set for release in September, The film received criticism from people on Twitter last weekend, including from President Donald Trump, who appeared to comment on the film’s subject matter (though he didn’t name it directly).  wrote. “They create their own violence, and then try to blame others.” REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that …

Colin Kaepernick said he’s been working out at 5 a.m., 5 days a week for 3 years. He’s ready to play football.

(CNN)Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been out of work for more than 800 days. But he says he’s never stopped being ready to play football. A number of quarterbacks have been signed to NFL teams, but Kaepernick remains unsigned. Preseason begins Thursday night for most NFL teams. In the video, the words: “Denied work for 889 days,” flashes across the screen. “5 a.m., five days a week, for three years. Still ready,” says Kaepernick, who played for the 49ers for six years. Attempts by CNN to contact representatives for Kaepernick and the National Football League Players Association were unsuccessful. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

A Belgian cyclist dies after crashing in the Tour de Poland

(CNN)Tragedy struck the Tour de Poland on Monday, when cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht died after a crash. Lambrecht went pro in 2018 when he joined Lotto-Soudal and was considered up and coming talent in the cycling world. The Tour de Poland is a seven-day race that usually covers between 600 and 700 miles. It’s part of the men’s World Tour for cycling, which also includes the Tour de France. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Brits abroad: Which footballers have been a hit?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Gareth Bale has been a Real Madrid player since 2013 One of his main criticisms off the pitch has been his apparent failure to learn Spanish, choosing to speak English in press conferences. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption He wasn’t a prolific Spanish speaker, but David Beckham was a hit with Real fans anyway Perhaps Britain’s greatest export to Europe was David Beckham. The former Real Madrid midfielder joined the team in 2003 and won over fans through the sheer amount of effort he would put into games. He would stay out on the pitch to applaud fans at the end of games when most players had gone down the tunnel and also helped …

Wimbledon Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the Wimbledon tennis championships. Simona Halep of Romania defeats Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 in the women’s final to win her first Wimbledon title. She is also the first Romanian to win the tournament. 2018 Results:Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeats Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the men’s final, to win his fourth Wimbledon title. Angelique Kerber of Germany defeats Serena Williams of the United States in the women’s final, to claim her first Wimbledon title. Other Facts:Wimbledon is one of four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. The others are the Australian Open, the French Open and the US Open. Wimbledon takes place at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London. Wimbledon is the only Grand Slam …