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Weekend wrap

Written by Big Jim

The US PGA has been run and won with American Jason Dufner producing a scintillating final round to secure his maiden Major victory. Dufner overcame strong challenges from overnight leader Jim Furyk and US Open winner Adam Scott to secure the win just two years after finishing runner-up in a play-off to Keegan Bradley.

Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt is back in business, having won his fourth world championships 100m gold in Moscow in a blistering time of 9.77 seconds. Bolt was disqualified from this event two years ago for a false start but made no mistakes this time around to make it a total of six Olympic gold medals and six world championship gold medals.

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal continued their great rivalry in the semi-finals of the Montreal Open as they played an epic three-set match that eventually saw Nadal prevail. But there were some tense times as Nadal smacked a short-ball straight into the body of his old rival with the world number one subsequently refusing to acknowledge Nadal’s apology. Nevertheless, Nadal went on to win the event with a straight sets win over Milos Raonic.

In the NRL, Melbourne and Manly flexed their premiership muscle and sent a message to competition leaders Sydney Roosters with impressive wins over South Sydney and the Warriors respectively as we head towards what shapes as the hottest finals series in years.

And Collingwood’s upset win over reigning premiers the Sydney Swans has thrown the AFL season wide open. The Magpies looked down and out a few weeks ago but consecutive wins over Essendon and Sydney now has them shaping up for a tilt at the flag.