Please Wait, Loading Content...

Around the Betting Planet: Johnson wins 2020 US Masters

Dustin Johnson golf betting news

US sports betting news

Golf: Johnson romps to victory at US Masters

On Sunday, Dustin Johnson shot 68 at Augusta National to clinch a five-stroke victory in the 2020 Masters Tournament. The world no.1 started the final round with a four-shot lead over Abraham Ancer, Sungjae Im and Cameron Smith, and he powered ahead to card a record 20-under-par for the tourney.

It is Johnson’s first green jacket and his second career major win, having taken out the US Open title in 2016. The American has opened as an +700 favorite in the early US Masters betting for 2021.

UK sports betting news

Women’s Boxing: Taylor dominates Gutierrez

Defending her four world lightweight titles, Katie Taylor was an absolute beast in her WBA fight against the previously undefeated Miriam Gutierrez. After beating her on points in all three rounds, Taylor told reporters that she was “very, very satisfied”. The Irishwoman is sure to be well supported at UK betting sites for her next fight.

Africa sports betting news

Athletics: Manangoi banned after missing drug tests

Elijah Manangoi, Kenya’s former 1500m world champion, failed to report for drug tests thrice in 12 months, earning him a ban of two years backdated to December 22, 2019. This means he won’t be allowed to compete for a bit more than a year from today. We won’t be seeing him on any African betting sites for a while.

Football: Ahmad steps back from CAF, Omari to take over

Two days after leaving the hospital with coronavirus, Ahmad Ahmad decided to momentarily step back from his position as president of the Confederation of African Football. Following his doctors’ advice, he’ll be resting for at least 20 days before resuming his duties. CAF’s first vice-president, Constant Omari, will take his place for the time being.

Europe sports betting news

Football: France seal spot in Nations League finals

With a goal from N’Golo Kanté at the 53-minute mark against Portugal, France became the first team to guarantee a spot in the UEFA Nations League finals. With one or two matches to still be played in each group, not much else is certain for now, but Les Blues have nailed down top spot with a game to spare. The 2018 FIFA World Cup winners are sure to feature prominently in the UEFA Nations League title betting.

South America sports betting news

Rugby: Argentina claim historic win over All Blacks

After 33 attempts since 1976, Argentina’s national rugby union team finally claimed their first-ever win against New Zealand on Saturday. In their first Rugby Championship game after a 13-month hiatus due to COVID, the Pumas stunned the All Blacks to win 25-15 at Bankwest Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Coach Mario Ledesma was emotional and almost incredulous after the match. With the victory, Argentina passed Australia for second place, yet rugby bookmakers still seem to favor the Wallabies for their upcoming game on November 21.

Australia sports betting news

Cricket: Strikers beat Sixers in WBBL

The Adelaide Strikers emerged victorious on Saturday after the Sydney Sixers’ Ashleigh Gardner was subbed out due to a concussion. Without Gardner, the Sydney team’s odds weren’t so great for this match. Even with the victory, the Strikers are considerably behind in the Women’s Big Bash League betting, with Australian bookmakers favoring the Melbourne Stars for the title.

New Zealand sports betting news

Rugby: Black Ferns beat NZ Barbarians

The New Zealand women’s national team are getting ready for the next Rugby World Cup and demonstrated their abilities in their latest friendly match against the NZ Barbarians. The match’s highlight was winger Langi Veainu scoring a double on debut. The two teams will meet for a rematch in Nelson next Saturday.

As defending champions and host nation for next year’s Rugby World Cup, the Black Ferns are tipped to be firm title favorites with New Zealand betting sites.

, , , , , , , , , ,
Share this post on:

Join the Betting Planet team!

Are you passionate about sports betting? Sports news writers required TODAY!

Experienced preferred but not essential. (All apps considered).

View Careers at Race Media
  • Live Betting Odds
  • Claim a 50% deposit bonus up to the value of USD $250

Top Online Casinos

  • Bitcoin Friendly
    100% up to $3000