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SPORT IN NUMBERS

- by Eddie de Oliveira

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October is when the Women’s PGA Championsh­ip is now scheduled to start. The golf major has been postponed from June due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Australia’s Hannah Green (below) won the title last year. The LPGA wants to restart the 2020 Tour by the middle of July.

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title has been won by Andy Murray this year. Last week, the Brit won the Madrid Open by beating Belgium’s David Goffin 7-6 in the final. Although it wasn’t a real game, but rather the Tennis World Tour game on the PlayStatio­n 4! Murray was still awarded €45,000 (£39,000), which he is giving to charity.

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members of the USA’s women’s football team have failed in their attempt to earn the same amount of money as the men’s team. The players took the US Soccer Federation to court to try to earn $66 million (£52.8 million) in pay. US presidenti­al candidate Joe Biden has told the team not to “give up this fight”.

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