A post shared by Tiger Woods (@tigerwoods) FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPhoto by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Golf star Tiger Woods posted a photo of himself on crutches and in a walking boot on Friday, offering fans the first public image of him since his serious one-vehicle crash in California in February.The photo, posted on Woods’ Instagram page, was taken at his backyard practice area in Jupiter, Florida. April 24, 2021 /Sports News – National Tiger Woods shares photo of himself on crutches following February crash View this post on Instagram The 15-time major tournament winner was hospitalized for nearly a month, and had multiple surgeries to repair the fractures in his leg, foot, and ankle. Woods had not provided an update since March 16, when he announced that he had returned home to Florida.Woods is seen smiling in the photo, standing with his dog Bugs. The caption on the picture joked that the work being done on his three-hole practice course “is coming along faster” than his recovery.Police in California released their report on the crash two weeks ago, indicating that Woods was driving at more than twice the posted speed limit on a particularly dangerous area of road. The report indicated that he was travelling at 80 mph, before hitting a tree. The SUV he was in rolled over several times in the crash.The report also stated that Woods failed to brake at any point during the accident. He was not cited in the crash. Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. Written by Beau Lund
PREPARATIONS are on stream for the Guyana National Rifle Association’s (GuyanaNRA) 150th anniversary celebration with the hosting the West Indies Fullbore Championships (WIFBSC) in October.Chronicle Sport caught up with Fullbore captain Mahendra Persaud who spoke of the readiness of the body to host the region’s premier rifle-shooting contest. He said things are progressing smoothly.“Right now we are on stream, things are moving nicely. At the moment, range-wise, we are about 80% complete with that. We have to install some target mechanisms as we are moving the number of targets up from 14 to 24,” Persaud said.He added, “We’ve been getting a lot of support from the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Brigadier Patrick West. They have been instrumental in ensuring that we are where we are today.”The Fullbore captain added that as it relates to team preparation, the unit has been progressing as well, with regular shoots on the weekend, the latest being last weekend.“The team has started training. We’ve been working a lot at the weekends and we are moving along nicely,” Persaud said adding that ammunition for the tournament will be in the country soon.The GuyanaNRA has over the years produced the goods to keep the Golden Arrowhead flying high at the championships, and the world at large.Last year, at the World Long Range Championship at Camp Perry, Ohio, USA the West Indies team featured more than 50% Guyanese shooters.This year, the event is expected to feature shooters from Australia, England, Canada, USA and Scotland.