• HOYLAKE, ENGLAND - JULY 15: Tiger Woods of the United States tees off during a practice round prior to the start of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 15, 2014 in Hoylake, England. Credit Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

    With Woods now pain-free after back surgery, the 38-year-old player is a force to be reckoned with as he goes up against defending champion Phil Mickelson.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 15, 2014, 6:26 PM EDT
  • Germany's national team stands with the World Cup trophy after the final of the FIFA World Cup 2014 on July 13, 2014 at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Germany were crowned world champions for the fourth time as Mario Gotze's extra-time winner beat Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 14, 2014, 12:36 AM EDT
  • Police in Rio arrested 11 people and said they believed a Fifa official was involved in a $100m ticket-touting ring. Credit: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

    Police arrested the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of a probe into the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 07, 2014, 5:35 PM EDT