• Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home
Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

Open, an nearly other-worldly record in a sport where a 10 percent winning record is considered outstanding. With strong winds buffeting the 7,721-yard layout at Erin Hills earlier in the day, Mother Nature had appeared poised to bite back after three days of benign conditions which led to a feast of low-scoring.

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  • Swansea keen on Chelsea youngster Abraham
Swansea keen on Chelsea youngster Abraham

The 19-year-old striker enjoyed a productive loan spell with Bristol City last term, where he scored 26 goals in 48 appearances across all competitions. If Swansea have faith in their scouts, they can take this money and come out of the summer transfer window with a much better squad. "We've had no direct contact from any club, it is pure specula...

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  • Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy
Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy

Amir, whose career was almost ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail sentence for his involvement in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test at Lord's, made a brilliant comeback after a back spasm forced him out of the semi-final victory over England.

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  • Andy Murray pays on-court tribute to London, Manchester attack victims
Andy Murray pays on-court tribute to London, Manchester attack victims

The problem for Murray , who saw off eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0), 6-1 on Wednesday, is that the man standing in his way is Stan Wawrinka , the 2015 champion. But Svitolina, who needed treatment on her back at the start of the third set, broke and soon won on her second match point, when Martic hit a backhand into the net.

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  • Alvaro Morata had this to say about possible Chelsea move in April
Alvaro Morata had this to say about possible Chelsea move in April

But while United boss Jose Mourinho has had his sights set on landing the 24-year-old in a £70million deal, the Blues could swoop in. It is understood that Conte tried to sign Morata again for Chelsea last summer. "Various Premier League coaches called to tell me to play for them", he said . Last summer, Los Blancos utilised their buyback op...

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  • Week Lions team in for Chiefs clash
Week Lions team in for Chiefs clash

Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones and Scotland winger Tommy Seymour are among the reserves which may indicate they retain some chance of making the test lineup as replacements . And the Sexton-Farrell connection hasn't been ruled out just yet. We haven't sat down and discussed and we'll wait until Wednesday. "We're becoming very cohesive, there's a...

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  • Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires
Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

Water-dropping planes from Spain, France and Italy arrived as part of a European Union cooperation program but they were grounded in some places because thick smoke limited visibility, officials said . In the throes of a heatwave, temperatures soared to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) across the region. Some roads were closed as the ...

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  • Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash
Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

Pakistan thrashed favourites India by 180 runs to clinch the Champions Trophy title in a thrilling competition at London's Oval ground on Sunday. And Fakhar played like he does in domestic cricket'. The Indian innings was off to a disastrous start with Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir producing a fiery opening spell.

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  • Tapwrit hangs on to win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit hangs on to win Belmont Stakes

Hoppert: The distance could be an issue for the ninth-place finisher in the Derby, but he is the lone Grade 1 victor in the field (with two). Tapwrit entered the race at 5-1 odds , while Irish War Cry entered with 3-1 odds . "I'm happy for the owners and for Todd [Pletcher] for giving me the opportunity". Runner-up Irish War Cry was a ...

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  • America's Cup: Kiwis are better, faster
America's Cup: Kiwis are better, faster

Although they won twice, by 30 seconds and 1 minute, 28 seconds, the Kiwis lead just 1-0. That break will come as great relief for Oracle, for whom it is now clear Team NZ hold a massive speed advantage over. However, once again Emirates Team New Zealand gave their rivals a glimmer of hope in the closing stages as ORACLE TEAM USA dramatically c...

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  • Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open
Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open

But Ostapenko then got broken just as rapidly in the next game. The match was in the palm of her hand and it appeared to finally be her breakthrough moment after years of consistent results. But it paid off with his daughter winning junior Wimbledon in 2014. I still can not believe it, because it was my dream and now it came true. "Maybe I wasn't...

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  • McGregor 100 per cent positive that he will beat Mayweather
McGregor 100 per cent positive that he will beat Mayweather

The same reason is what convinced McGregor to step into an unfamiliar arena of combat that will nearly surely end in defeat. For the first time ever an MMA/UFC champion will cross over into the world of boxing and challenge arguably the best boxer of our time.

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  • Test spot still possible for back-up Lions
Test spot still possible for back-up Lions

He thought it would be successful then, and it did indeed work, and now he's gone down the same track. The trio appeared for the Provincial Barbarians in their 13-7 loss in the tour opener two weeks ago. We are going to have some quite lengthy debates in terms of finalising that back three. Rory Best will captain the Lions on Tuesday. Ellio...

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  • Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli
Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli

Pakistan produced a story for the ages as they defied all pre-tournament predictions and thrashed their much-fancied rivals, India, to win the Champions Trophy . "Fakhar is a great impact player, he played like a champion batsman today". Pakistan had come into the tournament as the lowest-ranked team and lost heavily to India in their opening ...

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  • Pérez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021
Pérez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021

Manchester United are preparing a deal of unbelievable proportions by offering Real Madrid £183million AND David De Gea for Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata . There has been speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine as Barcelona did for Lionel Messi .

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins G Matt Murray to start Game 5 vs. Nashville Predators
Pittsburgh Penguins G Matt Murray to start Game 5 vs. Nashville Predators

Those three had enough success to earn an unofficial name - the Sid and the Kids Line - before a goal drought and seeming slip in confidence moved Sheary down the lineup in the playoffs, and even out of the lineup for three games. "We know we have to be a lot better than that", Fisher said. Fed up and prepared to play like it, the Penguins took t...

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  • MLB Draft Day 2 Thread
MLB Draft Day 2 Thread

The 6-foot-1, 185-pounder out of JSerra Catholic nabbed bids to the Under Armour All-American Game and Perfect Game All-American Classic, and responded by taking home MVP in both showcases. "We do not see prospects like this very often", said Dick Williams, President of Baseball Operations, General Manager. Sixteen years had passed since the Twin...

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  • Warriors-Cavaliers generate highest ratings for Finals series since Michael Jordan era
Warriors-Cavaliers generate highest ratings for Finals series since Michael Jordan era

Curry , 29, explained that this was no regular smoke; this had been a year in the making. Need I say this Warriors group is special? While James has won three titles in 14 seasons with the Cavs and Miami Heat, he has lost in the title series five times .

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  • Matt Murray makes history with Stanley Cup victory
Matt Murray makes history with Stanley Cup victory

The last team to win two straight Stanley Cups was the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and 1998. By the time the Penguins reached the final, the team seemed to be exhausted, with the Nashville Predators carrying much of the play for the first four games.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo breaks silence after Portugal's draw against Mexico in Russian Federation
Cristiano Ronaldo breaks silence after Portugal's draw against Mexico in Russian Federation

There has been speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine as Barcelona did for Lionel Messi . "Cristiano has a €1bn release clause". Eight years on, Ronaldo has scored a club-record 406 goals in 394 appearances. He also said he needed to speak to the Portuguese but...

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