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US Open: Rory McIlroy in contention after second round
Rory McIlroy is in contention for the US Open after a strong second round. The Northern Irishman shot a 67 to move into a tie for third place, four shots behind leader Matt Fitzpatrick. McIlroy is looking to win his fifth major championship and his first since 2014.
England vs Australia: England take control on day two of Ashes Test
England took control on day two of the Ashes Test against Australia at Edgbaston. The hosts closed on 259-3, leading Australia by 114 runs. Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow are unbeaten on 50 and 46 respectively.
Conor McGregor accused of sexual assault at NBA game
UFC star Conor McGregor has been accused of sexual assault at an NBA game. The alleged incident took place at the Chase Center in San Francisco on Saturday night, where McGregor was attending the Warriors-Celtics game. McGregor has denied the allegations.
Wimbledon prize money soars to unprecedented $56.6 million
The prize money for Wimbledon has been increased to a record $56.6 million. This is a 15% increase from last year and is the highest prize money for any Grand Slam tournament. The increase in prize money is likely due to the growing popularity of tennis and the success of Wimbledon in recent years.
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