• Stenson wins Open with record score
Stenson wins Open with record score

Stenson only cared about that silver claret jug. He wound up with so much more Sunday. He safely found the green with his approach and rolled in another monster putt to complete victory and post the 29th round of 63 in major championship history.

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  • British Open golf results: Henrik Stenson outduels Phil Mickelson to win title
British Open golf results: Henrik Stenson outduels Phil Mickelson to win title

Right on his heels, nearly to the very end, was Mickelson. Stenson is at 12-under 201, giving him a one-shot lead over Mickelson. Henrik Stenson captured his first major championship with a win at Royal Troon in the 2016 British Open.

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  • LSU's finalists wrap up United States and Canada Olympic Trials
LSU's finalists wrap up United States and Canada Olympic Trials

Winning the 400 metres in Rio is Allyson Felix's new Olympic goal after disappointment in Oregon. And so, she started slow, never made up ground against victor Tori Bowie or second-place Deajah Stevens and could not hold off Prandini, the former University of or star who had to wait about 30 seconds to see the result for third place go up on the ...

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  • Jose Mourinho urges patience with new signing Eric Bailly
Jose Mourinho urges patience with new signing Eric Bailly

I want everything and everything is to win matches, play well, score goals , don't concede goals. I know people will say it is Wigan, but you can see his ability to take the ball under pressure. According to The Times , Mourinho, who was sacked by Chelsea in December 2015 and is now manager at Old Trafford, wants the fixture, likely to be play...

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  • International Olympic Committee to 'explore' banning Russian Federation from Rio Games
International Olympic Committee to 'explore' banning Russian Federation from Rio Games

WADA recommended that the International Olympic Committee consider taking the unprecedented step of excluding the entire Russian team from the Rio Games. It was decided by the executive board that disciplinary actions related to the involvement of officials within the Russian Ministry of Sports and other persons mentioned in the report due to viol...

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  • Mark Warburton
Mark Warburton "excited" by Joe Dodoo prospect

His arrival comes too late to be involved against Annan tonight but Dodoo becomes Rangers' ninth summer signing as Mark Warburton prepares the side for the Scottish Premiership. The former Brentford boss added: "It's a fantastic football stadium and the pitch is in magnificent shape, so we want the players to get used to that".

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  • 'People are scared of him': Sagan wins any way he chooses
'People are scared of him': Sagan wins any way he chooses

Even on a day when Mikel Nieve suffered a crash on the final descent and Geraint Thomas was delayed by a puncture, Froome had Wout Poels for company all the way to the line, and it was the Dutchman who did the hard work in chasing down attacks from Astana's Fabio Aru, Movistar's Alejandro Valverde and AG2R La Mondiale's Romain Bardet on the final c...

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  • Antonio Conte: Diego Costa an important player for Chelsea
Antonio Conte: Diego Costa an important player for Chelsea

Atletico have also been linked with Serie A strikers Carlos Bacca, Mauro Icardi and Gonzalo Higuain, but Cerezo insisted that the La Liga club have no intention of signing any of the trio. "Today he (Zouma) started the aerobic work for the first time", Conte said. It's close, but I can't say any more. Holding was named the club's player of th...

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  • Thunder Make Dion Waiters A Free Agent
Thunder Make Dion Waiters A Free Agent

The Brooklyn Nets could show interest in guard Dion Waiters after the Oklahoma City Thunder rescinded their qualifying offer for him, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski . It appears that Russell Westbrook's impending free agency will make former Syracuse guard Dion Waiters an unrestricted free agent. Dion Waiters joined the T...

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  • Von Miller and Denver Broncos strike deal
Von Miller and Denver Broncos strike deal

The agreement is for 6 years/$114.5 million , $70 million of which is guaranteed . He's now the NFL's highest-paid defensive player too. BEARS: Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will play under the franchise tag next season after the two sides failed to agree on a long-term contract extension by Friday's deadline.

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  • Manchester United announce tour squad for China
Manchester United announce tour squad for China

Shaw's return was just one of the positive aspects of Saturday's friendly as Mourinho was without 14 worldwide players, who have been granted an extended summer break, but still handed debuts to almost £60 million (71.7 million euros) of new signings in defender Eric Bailly and midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

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  • Twitter goes for hoops fans with new National Basketball Association pregame show
Twitter goes for hoops fans with new National Basketball Association pregame show

The National Basketball Association said it reached an expanded content deal with Twitter that will put exclusive live programming and more video on Twitter , Vine and Periscope. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said "Watching NBA basketball together with Twitter is a great experience". Live sports plays a huge role on Twitter due to the medium be...

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  • Baton Rouge police shooting
Baton Rouge police shooting

A website using that name links to online books about nutrition, self-awareness and empowerment. The man describes himself as a "freedom strategist, mental game coach, nutritionist, author and spiritual advisor". Next door, workers prepared for the day at a auto wash where the gunman had been cornered. That night, two white police officers - Blane ...

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  • Rob Holding undergoes Gunners medical
Rob Holding undergoes Gunners medical

Bolton had initially wanted Holding to be loaned back for this season, but that looks increasingly unlikely, which could provide some indication of how the England U-21 global will be used by Arsenal . Wanderers triggered a one-year extension on his contract over the summer to ensure they would retain some control on the situation. Holding repor...

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  • Jack Nicklaus says Mickelson/Stenson showdown better than 'Duel in the Sun'
Jack Nicklaus says Mickelson/Stenson showdown better than 'Duel in the Sun'

That's where Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus staged an epic back and forth battle, which Watson eventually won by a single stroke at 12 under. Mickelson not only received a silver platter, he took over sole possession of second place on golf's all-time list of runner-up finishes in the majors.

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  • Confident Qatar eye medals as Games delegation heads to Rio
Confident Qatar eye medals as Games delegation heads to Rio

The same poll, based on interviews with 2,792 Brazilians, found that 40 per cent were in favour of the Games, but that 63 per cent of respondents said the Games will do more harm than good. Golf's return to Olympics for the first time since 1904 has been hit by withdrawals by big names, including the world's top four players Jason Day, Dustin Johns...

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  • South Korea Summer Olympics
South Korea Summer Olympics

William was picked at random for his impression of World Record holder Usain Bolt's famous "lightning" pose, and is one of 100 children from 18 countries to have won a trip to Rio de Janeiro. Mexican Olympic delegation chief Mario Garcia de la Torre said Monday that no athletes have requested to leave the team due to health fears. "I actually think...

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  • Tour stage win bred confidence: Cummings
Tour stage win bred confidence: Cummings

It's been a sensational start to the tour for Team Dimension Data, which have now won four of the first seven stages following Mark Cavendish's three sprint victories, and Cummings's effort as the race entered the Pyrénées. "It was a good strategy, I think!" In the overall, Van Avermaet leads Julian Alaphilippe of France by 6:36, with Alejandro...

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  • International Olympic Committee asks sports federations to take events out of Russia
International Olympic Committee asks sports federations to take events out of Russia

Anti-doping experts and athletes' groups joined that chorus as the world digested Canadian law professor Richard McLaren's 103-page report. They include denying accreditation to any Russian official implicated in the anti-doping report and reviewing the anti-doping tests conducted on all Russian athletes who participated in the 2014 Winter Games ...

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  • WADA Athlete Committee echo call for Russia Rio ban
WADA Athlete Committee echo call for Russia Rio ban

Time is crucial because the Olympics begin August 5, and decisions about Russia's participation in Rio must be made. McLaren presented his findings in Toronto on Monday, concluding that Russia's government, security services and sporting authorities colluded to hide doping across a range of sports.

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