• Bummer buddies: Roomies Fowler, Thomas fizzle at US Open
Bummer buddies: Roomies Fowler, Thomas fizzle at US Open

And victory for any of the top 16 players on the leaderboard would extend the streak of first-time major winners to seven, a run dating back to Jason Day's win in the 2015 US PGA. Thomas followed Saturday's record-setting nine-under par 63 with a three-over 75 to finish eight shots back. Fowler's 10 under was only good for a fifth-place tie.

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  • Putin's pregame speech 'mobilised' Russian Federation - coach Stanislav Cherchesov
Putin's pregame speech 'mobilised' Russian Federation - coach Stanislav Cherchesov

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - What Vladimir Putin wants, Vladimir Putin tends to get. The Confederations Cup precedes the World Cup by a year to guarantee that the facilities and provisions of the host country are ready. "It allowed us to play", Cherchesov said. A new pitch had to be hastily laid before kick-off after uprooted chunks of grass a...

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  • At Least 65 People Missing in London Fire
At Least 65 People Missing in London Fire

People protest demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire, in London , Friday June 16, 2017 . London police said Saturday that the death toll from the inferno at the Grenfell Tower in west London had risen to 58. They have have not been seen since the fire. This relies on dental records, fingerprints and DNA when possible and ...

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  • I will never be a striker - Ronaldo warns Zidane
I will never be a striker - Ronaldo warns Zidane

The Welshman was restricted to a 12-minute cameo for Real Madrid as the Spaniards beat Juventus 4-1 to win the Champions League in Cardiff on Saturday night. 'It's been a tough year with a lot of football and the injuries, but the main thing for me is to get my ankle sorted and give it that rest it needs.

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  • French Open day eight snapshot
French Open day eight snapshot

I mean, if it happens in London , happens in Paris , Nice, it can really happen anywhere", the Serb said after winning his match at Roland Garros . Dane Wozniacki, 26, reached the quarter-finals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2010 with a 6-1 4-6 6-2 win over Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, the eighth seed and 2009 champion.

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  • Pakistan Beat India To Win ICC Champions Trophy
Pakistan Beat India To Win ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistan crushed defending champions India by 180 runs at The Oval to win the Champions Trophy for the first time on Sunday. From then on, Sarfraz Ahmed's boys in green were never expected to get past the semi-finals, let alone the 2017 Champions Trophy finals .

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  • Durant, Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title
Durant, Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

We were the most disciplined team all year, we preached teamwork and togetherness all season, and it's hard to do that with a bunch of egos in the league, and we peaked at the flawless time . "So, this is the culmination of a year where they grew together and learned each other's games and got better and better all year, and it was just phenomen...

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  • Owen Farrell kicks Lions to victory over Crusaders
Owen Farrell kicks Lions to victory over Crusaders

Sadly it was another forgettable evening for Stuart Hogg who was injured by his own room-mate Murray in a freakish accident. "But we know the Highlanders will be another massive test for us as a squad". "I guess I have to deliver in that area on Tuesday". They attacked with goal and direction and were aiming to exert pressure every time they ...

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  • US Open: Friday second round pin placements, hole locations
US Open: Friday second round pin placements, hole locations

Brendan Steele hits a drive on the fifth hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin , Wis. However, after dropping another shot on the 15th, Casey regained his composure superbly to birdie the 17th and 18th, the latter being the second longest hole in major history at 676 yards.

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  • Mourinho delighted to play Real Madrid in European Super Cup
Mourinho delighted to play Real Madrid in European Super Cup

Messi totalled 11 before Barcelona's quarter-final exit, allowing Ronaldo to then move to within one of the lead when he became the first player to pass 100 goals in both the UEFA Champions League and UEFA club competition overall. As you know, football can be a nightmare. Navas needed to be sharp again in the 6th minute to repel a low shot f...

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  • Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India
Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

Jadeja nicked Junaid Khan to slip for 15, Hasan had Ashwin caught by Sarfraz and Hasan forced Bumrah to lob another catch to the wicketkeeper, who pouched it gleefully to complete Pakistan's first Champions Trophy win with 19.3 overs to spare.

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  • Warriors pull rug on Cavs, take commanding 3-0 Finals lead
Warriors pull rug on Cavs, take commanding 3-0 Finals lead

Cleveland is shooting 29.8% on three-point shots compared to Golden State's 42.2%, a stat that has helped lead the Cavaliers into this 0-3 series hole. The make sealed a win for his team, and he turned toward the other of the floor and celebrated as his opponents watched in frustration. Irving played the entire second half and 44 minutes ove...

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  • Manchester United plotting Ronaldo return
Manchester United plotting Ronaldo return

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane broke off his holiday to call Cristiano Ronaldo in a bid to persuade his unsettled star not to quit the club, Spanish sports daily Marca said yesterday. The Spanish giants dished out a £365,000-a-week deal last November to keep him at the club until 2021. Given that Ronaldo is the highest earning athlete ...

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  • Koepka seals US Open title with birdie blitz
Koepka seals US Open title with birdie blitz

Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017 , at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis . He became the seventh straight first-time victor of a major championship, and it was the first time since 1998-2000 that Americans won their national championship three straight years.

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  • Champions Trophy: Sarfraz Ahmed wants cricket to return to Pakistan
Champions Trophy: Sarfraz Ahmed wants cricket to return to Pakistan

Pakistan completed a remarkable performance against arch-rivals and defending champions India , to clinch their first ever ICC champions Trophy title at The Oval, in London , on Sunday. "That was an aberration". "They had to earn their win, credit to them they outplayed us today in all departments". "I think this is something we wanted to ...

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  • It´s very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw
It´s very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw

In its last two games, Portugal has won both games and outscored its opponents 7-0. Ronaldo had set up Nani for the opener in the first half, which was cancelled out by former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez two minutes before the break.

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  • Brooks Koepka captures 1st major title at US Open
Brooks Koepka captures 1st major title at US Open

Elsewhere, Masters victor Sergio Garcia couldn't parlay his first major victory into a second and never made a Sunday charge despite shooting under par in each of the first three rounds. There, he began to learn the ropes of the professional game on the second-tier Challenge Tour, and made a lot of friends who speak assorted languages along the way...

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  • Joshua King 'intrigued' by Tottenham interest but not looking to leave Bournemouth
Joshua King 'intrigued' by Tottenham interest but not looking to leave Bournemouth

He admitted that he would a "liar" if he said that he hadn't noticed the interest from the men from North London. "It was in most papers in England and you have got people tagging you and sending you links here and there", he told The Daily Echo .

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  • Major Surprise: Dustin Johnson misses cut at US Open
Major Surprise: Dustin Johnson misses cut at US Open

That shot hit halfway up and trickled back down the hill. But then he three-putted from long range on the 13th and the 14th, and lost all hope when he missed the green on the 17th while going after the flag. The four-time major champion was joint-bottom of the field for finding fairways on Thursday and was three over after 12 holes of his second ro...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo backed by Portugal coach amid transfer speculation
Cristiano Ronaldo backed by Portugal coach amid transfer speculation

Ronaldos future at the Bernabeu has been thrown into doubt after he was accused of a £13million tax fraud, and the Portuguese ace is said to be so outraged, he wants to leave Spain before next season. Couple that with the financial benefits that come with no longer paying both Ronaldo and Morata's wages and you have a pretty lucrative deal to s...

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