• Italian Molinari ends Tiger's dream, wins British Open
Italian Molinari ends Tiger's dream, wins British Open

Kiradech Aphibarnrat fired another round of 74 on Sunday, and finished in a tie for 75th place, near the bottom of the group that made the cut and played on the weekend. This took him to within one shot of the lead. "It's fantastic to stand here with the Claret Jug", Molinari said. Woods survived hitting into bunkers on Nos.

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  • Christian Pulisic inspires Borussia Dortmund to victory over Liverpool
Christian Pulisic inspires Borussia Dortmund to victory over Liverpool

Asked whether his overall emotion at the end of the game was frustration, Van Dijk told Liverpoolfc.com: "Yes, I think so". The striker was again outstanding for the Reds in today's defeat to Borussia Dortmund in the International Cup. Later, the 19-year-old followed up with a spectacular goal in the 89th minute to put Dortmund one goal ahead...

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  • Neymar rules out Paris Saint-Germain exit
Neymar rules out Paris Saint-Germain exit

The Brazilian star has struggled to settle since his £198million move from Barcelona last summer and has been linked with a return to Spain with Real Madrid keen on an even pricier deal. The forward has suffered widespread criticism for his conduct during the World Cup, facing accusations that he goes to ground too easily. "In the face of the...

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  • Ireland women take sixth at Rugby World Cup Sevens
Ireland women take sixth at Rugby World Cup Sevens

Ware put New Zealand back in front in the 10th minute before Ravouvou charged over for his second to put the defending champions out to a commanding 22-12 lead. England will play New Zealand in the final (02:53 SA time on Monday) in a repeat of the 2013 showpiece clash, while the Blitzboks will face Fiji (02:24 SA time) in the battle for bronze...

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  • Faultless Francesco Molinari holds nerve in thrilling finish to land Open title
Faultless Francesco Molinari holds nerve in thrilling finish to land Open title

The roars for his two birdies could be heard from all corners of Carnoustie. Playing a major, let alone contending in one, seemed like a reasonable goal. "Hopefully, they will get as inspired as I was at the time, watching him vie for the Claret Jug". Woods then found himself in the lead in the middle of his round as the leaders shed shots all ov...

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  • Seven new events included in Beijing Winter Olympics program
Seven new events included in Beijing Winter Olympics program

Also, skiing will lose 41 participants, and skaters will be 26 athletes shorter over the last Olympics. I am very pleased to see the increase of female athletes, especially in such exciting, ground-breaking events. Two sports - boxing and weightlifting - remained uncertain over their inclusion at future Olympic Games, with decisions delayed for sev...

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  • British Open champion Francesco Molinari already has a brilliant retirement plan
British Open champion Francesco Molinari already has a brilliant retirement plan

A deafening roar reverberated around the course when he sunk a long birdie putt on the fourth to move to within three of the lead along with playing partner Francesco Molinari . Schauffele had to settle for second place with Rory McIlroy (70), Justin Rose (69) and Kevin Kisner (74), all of whom had plenty of reason to hope on a warm, windy a...

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  • Putin: Top US spy retracts 'awkward response'
Putin: Top US spy retracts 'awkward response'

The White House or Trump had to walk back their remarks on three separate occasions, and the State Department, the Senate, and even Trump's top intelligence chief publicly split with him over the last ten days on the issue of Russia's aggression toward the West.

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  • Tiger Woods rues a missed opportunity in The Open at Carnoustie
Tiger Woods rues a missed opportunity in The Open at Carnoustie

Despite a modest Open record, he had been backed on the strength of a fine few months that saw him claim the PGA Championship at Wentworth - his biggest win on the European Tour - and his maiden PGA Tour victory at the Quicken Loans Classic.

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  • Basketball: Big name players change teams in NBA
Basketball: Big name players change teams in NBA

The news broke on Thursday that a three-team deal involving the Thunder, the Hawks and the 76ers will send Anthony from OKC to Atlanta where the Hawks plan to waive him and pay him the $27.9 million on the previous year of his contract, according to USA TODAY Sports .

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  • Mavericks, Yogi Ferrell Agree to Deal
Mavericks, Yogi Ferrell Agree to Deal

Ferrell and the Dallas Mavericks agreed to the terms of a two-year, $5.3 million deal earlier this week, but for whatever reason, it sounds like he wants to explore his options a bit further. Yogi Ferrell is not coming back to Dallas. The team also has Wesley Matthews who will likely start on the wing and J.J. Barea who has been a valuable pla...

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  • Rugby fans angered by Kenya Sevens meltdown in San Francisco
Rugby fans angered by Kenya Sevens meltdown in San Francisco

The Ireland women's team wrapped up a hugely successful showing at the Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament, finishing in sixth place after a 12-7 defeat to Spain. Joe Ravouvou celebrates one of his two tries for New Zealand in a World Cup sevens semifinal win over Fiji in San Francisco. A memorable vicotry against the English earned Ireland a qua...

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  • Mo Salah and Sadio Mane return to Liverpool training
Mo Salah and Sadio Mane return to Liverpool training

Mane, 26, scored 10 and assisted seven goals last season in the Premier League in what was initially a slower start than was the case with previous campaigns. John Barnes, Michael Owen and Luis Garcia were all successful No.10s at Liverpool, but Joe Cole and Andriy Voronin fared less well. Alisson, Fabinho, Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri have a...

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  • Rory McIlroy drains long eagle putt to tie British Open lead
Rory McIlroy drains long eagle putt to tie British Open lead

RoryMcIlroy during the first round of the 147th Open Championship in Carnoustie July 19, 2018. The latter he bullishly dismissed, asserting that he is "the opposite end of the spectrum to someone that's mechanical". "That's my game plan this week". "So I'm committed to making sure that even if I don't play my best golf and shoot the scores I wa...

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  • Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss 'doesn't care' about transfer criticism
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss 'doesn't care' about transfer criticism

Keita, speaking to ESPN , says that he used to run around in a Liverpool shirt with his father when he was younger, with Gerrard being his favourite player. "It's true to say that there were other teams involved like the ones you mentioned [Barcelona and Bayern Munich]", Keita said. All good. We have the players we wanted.

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  • Mesut Ozil announces Germany retirement following
Mesut Ozil announces Germany retirement following "racism and disrespect"

The Germans failed to defend their 2014 World Cup title after being eliminated in the group stages. "I feel unwanted and think that what I have achieved since my global debut in 2009 has been forgotten". Ozil said earlier that he was true to both his Turkish and German origins and insisted he did not intend to make a political statement by appe...

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  • Francesco Molinari wins Open to become Italy’s first major champion
Francesco Molinari wins Open to become Italy’s first major champion

Schauffele's hopes vanished with a bogey on the penultimate hole, meaning an eagle was required on 18 to force a play-off. America's major stranglehold, stretching back five majors, was broken. 7. Woods' playing partner Francesco Molinari is well placed after nine straight pars on -6, but the eyes of the world are now on only one man. Three...

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  • Jhonattan Vegas makes British Open tee time by mere minutes
Jhonattan Vegas makes British Open tee time by mere minutes

He boarded the plane without his golf bag and, following a helicopter ride from Glasgow Airport to the east coast of Scotland, a new set of TaylorMade clubs had to be found for the start of his round. He waited in his vehicle outside the embassy in Houston for seven hours for it to arrive. Click on the video above to watch as Vegas smashed his ir...

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  • Tiger Woods speaks out after stunning third-round Open Championship performance
Tiger Woods speaks out after stunning third-round Open Championship performance

The No. 72-ranked English golfer hadn't been hopeful ahead of Sunday's round, saying "today was, really, I wouldn't say a write-off, but I didn't feel I was in the golf tournament". Saturday was played in largely benign conditions, with the sun breaking through cloudy skies amid light winds. Woods nearly gave back another shot on the 18th hole af...

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  • Tiger Woods creates golf buzz as he plays himself into Open contention
Tiger Woods creates golf buzz as he plays himself into Open contention

Jordan Spieth , Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy and a number of other top names are among the leaders. Defending Open Champion and current golf star Jordan Spieth finished four shots ahead of Woods after carding 65 in round three. Woods climbed up into a share of the lead at one point during his round, and while it didn't last, it may be the star...

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