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No Mickelson as 156 golfers begin chase for US Open glory

Brian Harman , Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood - all looking for their first major titles - signed for 67. Ernie Els opened with a 70 on the 20th a...


Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open title

The French Open was Nadal's first Grand Slam title since the 2014 French Open. However, the 15 times Grand Slam victor who recently completed his La Dec...


Farrell ruled out of Maoris clash, Sexton starts

Gatland said accuracy let the tourists down, especially when it came to handling the Highlanders' trademark attacking kicking game. 'He fully understands that...


Coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

In all, 44 players finished under par - a record for the first round of the U.S. Open . They were three shots clear of anyone else. Day believes officials ...


Rickie Fowler leads US Open after first round

He didn't make a birdie the rest of the way and had to settle for a 70. Behind Fowler were fellow Americans Brooks Koepka, Patrick Reed and J.B. Holmes, who s...


Decision to bring Kedar was taken by me and MS: Kohli

India won the match with 59 balls to spare. Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most number of runs against Pakistan . I'm really enjoying the process, and some...


Del Potro facing Wimbledon fitness battle after Queen's withdrawal

If I'm going to be away from my family, I'm not going to do that and not do my best, be totally professional and take every tournament as seriously as I can. Hi...


Rickie Fowler leads after day of low scores

At five over par, McIlroy was four shots outside the projected cut mark, while Scotland's Richie Ramsay was one shot outside after shooting a second consecuti...


Casey rides rollercoaster up US Open leaderboard

Fowler paced the tournament field by playing almost flawless golf as he hit 12 of 14 fairways. And why wouldn't they be? Doomed to his first missed cut at a U...


Cristiano Ronaldo explains his post-Champions League final haircut

Zinedine Zidane favoured in-form Isco for a final that Bale entered as a 77th-minute substitute, making a timely return from a calf injury as Real Madrid ove...


94-year-old spectator dies at US Open

Although McIlroy magically conjured up four birdies in his closing six holes, it wasn't sufficient to save his bacon. He says the greens on his last few holes...


Athletics-Schippers wins, disqualified and then reinstated

She set a national record of 1:57.02 in the event at Rio, missing the podium by 0.13 seconds. Sprinter Pieter Conradie had a challenging Diamond League debu...


Griezmann vows to stay with Atletico

Atletico appealed against the ban on signing players but it was upheld on Thursday, meaning the club can not make any signings until the January 2018 transfer w...


Penguins blank Predators, repeat as Stanley Cup champs

While everyone expected the Penguins to trade Marc-Andre Fleury, whose time with the team appears to be coming to an end, Rutherford chose to hold onto him. I c...


Steve Johnson' s run ends on sentimental stage

Just to get through it was something that I know I'll be very proud of. The elder Johnson had planned to travel with the family to see Steve play in Wimbledon...


Aamir Sohail backtracks on match-fixing allegations

Although Pakistan showed a clinical performance against England , they struggled against Sri Lanka during their three-wicket victory. Right from the beginn...


Champions Trophy: Australia crash out, Bangladesh qualify for semis

Their No. 4 batsman had faced 14 balls in the first two matches combined and batsmen lower than that had not faced a single ball until Travis Head walked out ...


Nadal beats Wawrinka to win French Open for a 10th time

Despite having spent more than five hours on court getting to the final, Wawrinka had the first break point in the third game. Nadal was simply unstoppable ...


US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy misses cut for second year

In the days and weeks leading up to Erin Hills , he sounded more than prepared for the toughest test in golf . Rory McIlroy joked earlier in the week that...


McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open

The Northern Irishman managed five birdies but also bogeyed four holes on Day 2 which was a vast improvement on his first round 78. McIlroy however, who is re...


Portuguese paper claims Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid

The former Manchester United winger is angry about the way he has been treated by Spanish tax authorities and has told Real he wants a move away from the club...


"I am cancelling Obama's one-sided deal with Cuba" - President Trump

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report . The trade embargo remains in place under Trump. We also have requested approval for our other...


McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal three years early

McDonald's connection to the Olympics began when it airlifted hamburgers to USA athletes at the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble, France, who were apparently cr...


Oakland celebrates Warriors' second title in three years

The Warriors enjoying their championship win, June 12. Before Game 4 of the NBA Finals , Silver told the Washington Post Wednesday that the league sho...


Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout

Followers of the trends will find Andre Ward to win over the judges again priced up as the most likely outcome, with Betfair's traders giving 5/6 , while the...