• Why Murray has edge on Berdych
Why Murray has edge on Berdych

Berdych will face Jiri Vesely in an all-Czech fourth-round clash on Monday after Vesely beat 31st seed Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-2 6-2 7-5. Next up for the 10th seed is surprising quarterfinalist Lucas Pouille. But the Swiss master is making no such secret of his burning desire to land an elusive 18th grand slam crown after moving majestically...

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  • Mohammad Amir's return will make me feel sick - Graeme Swann
Mohammad Amir's return will make me feel sick - Graeme Swann

The day we learnt about the spot-fix at Lord's in 2010, when it emerged that Amir and Mohammad Asif had deliberately bowled no balls in exchange for money and in collusion with their captain, Salman Butt, was frightful. "I know the way I play is not ideal, but hopefully it gets me runs". And after seeing England up close during Pakistan's 2-0 w...

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  • Alberto Contador withdraws from the Tour de France
Alberto Contador withdraws from the Tour de France

Around two-thirds up the Port del Canto climb some 100km from the finish, the 33-year-old dropped the back of the peloton before pulling up alongside his Tinkoff team vehicle, which he entered after giving an apologetic wave to the TV cameras.

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  • Documents: Paterno ignored boy's Sandusky complaint in 1976
Documents: Paterno ignored boy's Sandusky complaint in 1976

Another man says in 1987 an assistant football coach witnessed Sandusky fondling him and then walked out of the room. Penn State President Eric Barron said in a statement that the school would not comment on the materials. Schiano was pressed by New Jersey reporters , including The Star-Ledger, when news of the Sandusky scandal first broke...

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  • Cavendish wins second Tour de France stage
Cavendish wins second Tour de France stage

Without the incline, Cavendish would have to be favourite on the basis of his two wins so far, but the incline is expected to favour the more muscular Greipel . The stage began on the Normandy coast. Angers is twinned with Austin, Texas, the home of Lance Armstrong. Fortuneo-Vetal Concept's Armindo Fonseca struck a lonely figure as in the br...

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  • England restrict SL in T20 global
England restrict SL in T20 global

England struck again nearly immediately as Jason Roy's accurate throw ran out Dasun Shanaka for just one run, with Buttler removing the bails. The two first-class matches were both drawn and Sri Lanka won the ODI series against Ireland 2-0.

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  • Rory McIlroy: I have not let golf down
Rory McIlroy: I have not let golf down

Dawson, a 52-year-old Champions Tour golfer, qualified for Royal Troon by winning the Senior British Open last year. Tiger Woods, arguably still golf's greatest draw despite the long-term back problems that have meant he can not take part at Rio, said the Games "deserved" to have the best players involved.

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  • Obama cuts Europe trip short to visit Dallas and address tensions
Obama cuts Europe trip short to visit Dallas and address tensions

Obama also asked the former president to come with him to meet privately with the victims' families. He will visit Dallas early next week, the White House said, and devote the rest of the week to working on issues of police safety and eliminating bias in policing.

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  • Melissa McCarthy On The Need For Less 'Perfect' Women in Films
Melissa McCarthy On The Need For Less 'Perfect' Women in Films

One reason for hope is the collaboration of Feig and the primarily female cast , especially Melissa McCarthy, a pairing that has yielded three hits ("Bridesmaids ", " The Heat " and "Spy "). Admittedly, people like me and many men and women who write about film wanted Ghostbusters to be good. Some of the plot turns are dopey, and the villa...

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  • Salary-cap projection for 2017-18 season to be lower than expected
Salary-cap projection for 2017-18 season to be lower than expected

Maybe it's a handful of millions less than what Oklahoma City could have given him, but clearly Durant prioritizes things above monetary figures. "The players were huge in it". We lost some really fine gentlemen off this squad, and we lost a lot of rim protection. We probably will not have that same kind of dynamic. I think the two fellows we sig...

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  • Theresa May to lead UK
Theresa May to lead UK

He said: "I'm delighted we are not going to have a prolonged Conservative leadership election campaign, I think Andrea Leadsom had made the absolutely right decision to stand aside and it's clear Theresa May has the overwhelming support of the Conservative Parliamentary party".

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  • The Bernie Sanders Revolution Is Dead, Long Live the Revolution
The Bernie Sanders Revolution Is Dead, Long Live the Revolution

Many at the demonstration said they hope that Sanders supporters come around, saying that it would help presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump if they don't. A number of Sanders supporters in the crowd were eager to show their commitment to Sanders, as well as their refusal to vote for Clinton. During introductory speeches inside the gym, ...

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  • Day a cut above others in 'big four', says Faldo
Day a cut above others in 'big four', says Faldo

Using the TrackMan launch monitor, Johnson was working hard on dialing in his short clubs. You've got to hit it low. It is rare for players to change equipment in the middle of the year, much less at a major championship. But this Open was twelve years ago and does give Garcia experience playing this course which most of the other players lack. I...

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  • Wahab Riaz says whole Pakistan team is behind Mohammad Amir
Wahab Riaz says whole Pakistan team is behind Mohammad Amir

During the rancorous one-day global series which followed, however, Wahab then found himself in an altercation with England's Jonathan Trott in the Lord's nets. "You will not survive if your technique is slightly off". Amir, Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif were all implicated in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal, all three later serving time in prison.

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  • Manny Pacquiao plans to fight again this year
Manny Pacquiao plans to fight again this year

Nevertheless, he plans on training to fight again and just needs around three weeks to finish his preparations in the USA before squaring off against an as-yet-unnamed opponent. But Arum said the head of the Senate told Pacquiao he was free to fight after the country's budget is settled on October 15. He will need to train mainly in the Philippines...

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  • Sale, Cueto named as starting pitchers for All-Star Game
Sale, Cueto named as starting pitchers for All-Star Game

With that being said, I believe it is time for the MLB All Star Game voting system to be changed in a dramatic fashion. There was also an easy choice in the AL, but that is due to the strong showing by Chris Sale in the first half of the season.

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  • Sanders' endorsement to Clinton proves system is Rigged:Miller
Sanders' endorsement to Clinton proves system is Rigged:Miller

While he mounted a surprising challenge for the Clinton campaign , the senator ultimately stood back for the sake of uniting the party against the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump . The platform includes many of his proposals, including a $15 an hour minimum wage, tougher restrictions on Wall Street and an end to the death penalty.

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  • Griezmann did not deserve Euro 2016 award - Leboeuf
Griezmann did not deserve Euro 2016 award - Leboeuf

But not everyone agreed with the abuse, with at least one poster asking for forgiveness from "all Iranians". As host nation, Portugal reached the final in 2004, only to lose 1-0 to surprise package Greece. "He gave me this strength, this energy and it was vital". "He had fantastic words for each player in each moment of the game..." He describe...

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  • Felix misses US team as Bowie surprises in 200m
Felix misses US team as Bowie surprises in 200m

In the end it was Matthew Centrowitz who will lead the team to Rio. A big first day left her in position to do so and her time of 2:15.31 in the climactic 800 for 888 points cemented her spot in Rio. But at first, nobody knew about third place. American record holder Molly Huddle won the event in 15:05.01. The American record-holder in the even...

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  • Will ISIS be pushed easily from Mosul after 'mother of all battles'?
Will ISIS be pushed easily from Mosul after 'mother of all battles'?

Iraq's Joint Operations Command said two army divisions and members of the country's counter-terrorism forces took the base with air support from a US-led global coalition. Fallujah was the first city taken by ISIS in January 2014. Government troops have also retaken the city of Ramadi and a number of towns along the route to Mosul.

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