CHASKA, Minnesota With a fired-up Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed leading the way, the United States held an early advantage midway through the opening foursomes matches on a chilly Friday at the 41st Ryder Cup.
Thunderous roars of "USA, USA, USA" echoed across the ultra-long Hazeltine National layout as the Americans led holders Europe in three and trailed in one in the four alternate-shot encounters.
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has urged his players to stay focussed in matches and work better as a team in order to recapture the consistency that propelled them to an unexpected Premier League triumph last season.
Leicester have endured a mixed start to the season and sit 12th in the Premier League having lost three of their opening six games, but they top their Champions League group after successive wins.
PRETORIA (Sticking to their own brand of rugby and ignoring the exhausting altitude is going to be key to Australian success against South Africa in their Rugby Championship clash on Saturday, coach Michael Cheika said.
The Wallabies have yet to win at the Pretoria stadium in six previous tests and have had a disappointing year with a series defeat at home to England and two losses to New Zealand.
LONDON Pep Guardiola is not surprised Tottenham Hotspur are Manchester City's closest pursuers in the early Premier League title race having previously been out-witted by Mauricio Pochettino who he describes as one of the best managers in the world.
Leaders City will take their 100 percent record to White Hart Lane on Sunday but second-placed Tottenham are also unbeaten after six games and will be buoyed by having done the double over the Manchester side last season.
Antonio Conte has called for patience as he attempts to implement his style of play and bring an end to Chelsea's struggles that have seen them suffer back-to-back defeats against potential Premier League title rivals.
After a promising start to the campaign, Chelsea's progress under Conte has been undermined after they were thoroughly outplayed by Liverpool and Arsenal in recent weeks to leave them in eighth place on 10 points from six games, already eight points behind leaders Manchester City.