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TIGER WOODS has a short-term goal of winning The Open this week and a "long-term one of claiming Olympic gold" in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Woods said, "I hope I can qualify. I'll be 40 by then. It will be something that I've never experienced and I would love to be able to have a chance to represent my country" (PA, 7/17). ... UEFA announced the full list of nominees who will win run for the UEFA best player in Europe '11-12 award. The trophy was handed out for the first time in Monaco last August to LIONEL MESSI as part of the draw ceremony for the UEFA Champions League group stage (UEFA).
For a full list of the nominees click here.