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# Las Vegas

Last month
May 2023
# Las Vegas
Leona Maguire makes winning start at LPGA Match-Play
Maguire will now face Korean pair Na Rin An and Jenny Shin on Thursday and Friday.
This year
# Achtung Baby
U2 announce five dates for Las Vegas residency this autumn
The band’s drummer Larry Mullen Jr is due to undergo surgery this year and will miss out on the Vegas shows.
Last year
# Las Vegas
Public official arrested in US after journalist who investigated him is killed
Jeff German had written about complaints of administrative bullying and favouritism in Robert Telles’s office.
# Plane Crash
Four dead after two small planes crash midair at Las Vegas airport
The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation.
# us wildfires
Firefighters battling New Mexico blaze brace for windy conditions
Fire managers have warned of windy conditions expected in the coming days. Officials urged residents to remain vigilant for further possible evacuation orders.
All time
Holloway defeats Rodriguez after epic battle in main event at UFC Vegas 42
The final scorecards read 49-46, 48-47 and 48-47 for Holloway.
# riposte
Gruden sues NFL over 'orchestrated' email scandal
He stepped down as Raiders coach on 11 October.
# PGA Tour
Rory McIlroy hits final round of 66 to win the CJ Cup in Las Vegas
It is McIlroy’s 20th title on the PGA Tour.
# viva las vegas
Ireland set for October Test game against USA in Las Vegas
The game will be held at the 65,000 capacity Allegiant Stadium.
# tiger king
Siegfried Fischbacher of Las Vegas illusionist act Siegfried & Roy has died aged 81
Fischbacher’s long-time showbusiness partner, Roy Horn, died last year of complications from Covid-19 at a Las Vegas hospital.
# Winning
Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night
The 34-year-old was deemed the victor by all three judges by a score of 29-28.
# behind closed doors
UFC returns to Las Vegas as Burns dominates former welterweight champion Woodley
The Brazilian announced himself as a contender with the biggest win of his career in the main event.
# United States
Las Vegas mayor wants city to reopen, but says it's not her job to issue social distancing guidance
Goodman offered the city as a ‘control group’ for ending Nevada’s state lockdown, but was turned down.
# Las Vegas
Michael Bloomberg attacked on all fronts during fiery Democratic debate
The former New York mayor was forced to defend his record on race and gender as well as his personal wealth.
# Unfinished Business
'The biggest heavyweight fight of the last 50 years,' Fury labels rematch with Wilder
This weekend sees the pair face off once again in Las Vegas.
# Ready to go
Conor McGregor set for UFC return
The Irish MMA star previously hinted at a comeback and Dana White confirmed he had signed a contract to compete.
# MGM Resorts
$800 million settlement reached to compensate families bereaved by Las Vegas gun massacre
Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed over the 2017 shooting that claimed 58 innocent lives, the worst in modern US history.
# opportunity knocks
Wallin warns Fury has 'everything to lose' in Las Vegas
The Swede knows he will be an underdog against the Briton, but insists it will be in for a rude awakening at the T-Mobile Arena.
# Update
Ronaldo rape lawsuit in US 'not dropped'
The 34-year-old has strongly denied the accusations against him.
# Kubrat Pulev
'Unwanted, unexpected and unsolicited': Boxer kisses reporter on lips during interview
Kubrat Pulev said he did it because he was “so elated” about his victory – the reporter said it was “embarrassing and strange”.
# fury
Tyson Fury returning to the ring to face undefeated Schwarz in June Las Vegas bout
Tom Schwarz brings a record of 24-0 with 16 knockouts to the bout.
# Jack and Ally
Poll: Were you mortified over Gaga and Bradley Cooper's Las Vegas performance?
Well, that was certainly something.
# Life begins at 40
'I really don't believe my career is over' - Pacquiao batters Broner in lopsided welterweight bout
Pacquiao possibly set the stage for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, who watched the bout from ringside.
# Monday Night Football
Security tackle fans as Raiders beat Broncos on possible farewell to Oakland
The Raiders gave themselves something to celebrate on Christmas Eve in the Bay Area.
# Sister Act
Two Californian nuns embezzled school funds and used it to gamble in Las Vegas
The two Sisters embezzled about $500,000, and used the funds over the years for travel and gambling in Las Vegas.
# The Ultimate Fighter
'I'm a man on a mission': Usman eyes up UFC welterweight title after ninth win in a row
Kamaru Usman saw off the challenge of Rafael dos Anjos in Nevada on Friday night.
# Fiasco
US cable providers offering Phil Mickelson-Tiger Woods refunds
Technical glitches prevented many from watching the start of the contest.
# Back In The Cage
Confirmed! Former champion Jones to make MMA return with title fight against old foe
Jon Jones has been out of action since defeating Daniel Cormier in July 2017.
# Kathryn Mayorga
FIFA maker EA Sports issues statement to describe Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations as 'concerning'
The footballer’s relationship with his sponsors could be in jeopardy over the allegations.
# Talk is cheap
LIVE: Nurmagomedov v McGregor in the UFC 229 pre-fight press conference
The Notorious is aiming to win back the lightweight belt this weekend, and they are scheduled to face the media at 11pm Irish time.
# UFC 229
'I was scared s***less but the best part about that was, you guys laugh about it'
Episode 2 of UFC Embedded sees the fighters gearing up for a massive weekend in Nevada.
# Sexual Assault
Las Vegas police confirm June 2009 case reopened after Ronaldo calls rape claim 'fake news'
A report in German magazine Der Spiegel says Ronaldo made a payment of $375,000 as part of a non-disclosure agreement over the alleged incident.
# coup
BT Sport lose out as Eleven Sports secure UFC broadcasting rights for Ireland and the UK
The online streaming platform will show MMA’s premier promotion from January 2019.
# Los Angeles
Rap mogul Suge Knight to serve 28 years over killing that followed 'Straight Outta Compton' row
The 53-year-old music icon has been held behind bars since January 2015.
# Las Vegas
Title dream turns to nightmare in 164 seconds as Spike O'Sullivan is floored in Sin City
The Cork’s fighter’s title tilt never got off the ground before David Lemieux closed the show with a vicious left hook.
# Battle of Brazil
Two UFC champions to clash on December card in Las Vegas
The women’s featherweight title will be on the line when ‘Cyborg’ takes on compatriot Amanda Nunes.
# Back In The Game
Return of the Mac! Conor McGregor booked to fight for UFC title in October
In his first MMA bout in two years, McGregor will take on lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
# Stephen Paddock
Police say they can't find a motive or evidence of a second shooter for Las Vegas massacre
Fifty-eight people died in the mass shooting.
# Shootout
Tiger and Phil reportedly set for multi million dollar one-on-one golf showdown in Las Vegas
The pair are both in action this week at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone.
# vanishing act
Magician David Copperfield found negligent over tourist's injuries, but he won't face damages
The Las Vegas courtroom heard secrets about how Copperfield executes a famous illusion.