• Koepka tames wind, nerves to win US Open by four shots
Koepka tames wind, nerves to win US Open by four shots

Koepka strung together three consecutive late birdies and shot a 5-under-par 67 in the final round of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills . "Obviously the wind picked up and I felt like that played right into my hand", said Koepka , who considers himself a good ball-striker and good putter.

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  • Brooks Koepka wins maiden major at US Open
Brooks Koepka wins maiden major at US Open

Koepka made three birdies on the back nine, including a lovely putt on 16. "Came up a little short", Matsuyama told reporters through an interpreter. The 5-foot-7 Harman said he thrives on playing with what he calls a proverbial chip on his shoulder that dates to when he was a kid playing football.

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  • Yasiel Puig suspended one game for obscene gesture to Cleveland fans
Yasiel Puig suspended one game for obscene gesture to Cleveland fans

Well, Puig later explained why he did it after the game. Francona guided the Indians to their first World Series appearance since 1997 past year. "He's got to be able to make an adjustment (during games) because with all that traffic (hits and walks), you're going to pay for it sooner or later", Francona said .

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  • India opt to bowl in Champions Trophy final
India opt to bowl in Champions Trophy final

Talk about a comeback; talk about a friggin bolt from the blue, a bolt that carried on for four matches and marched Pakistan all the way to their first ever Champions Trophy title. Amir, who missed the semi-final win over England with a back spasm, reduced the defending champions to 54-5. Fakhar was given a second life when he was caught behi...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener
FIFA Confederations Cup: Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener

The tournament is traditionally used as a warm-up for the following year's World Cup and features the home nation, the winners of six continental tournaments and the reigning FIFA World Cup holders. New Zealand is not a frequent guest of the Confederations Cup. "Russian Federation is 100 per cent ready", Kolobkov said. "The game didn't go how we...

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  • Pakistan Triumps Over India To Win The Champions Trophy
Pakistan Triumps Over India To Win The Champions Trophy

Pakistan have been starved of worldwide cricket in their own country since an attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in 2009, forcing them to play their "home" series at neutral venues and Mohammad Hafeez , who made an unbeaten 57 off 37 balls, said the win was for the Pakistan public.

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  • £175m & Man United's best player for Cristiano Ronaldo
£175m & Man United's best player for Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo's words yesterday were a bombshell to the football world, the Real Madrid star telling his Portuguese team-mates that his time in Spain was over. Real have always been linked with a big-money move for Monaco's teenage star, who was a target for them before the Ronaldo case erupted, though he may now be a bigger priority.

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  • Rafael Nadal withdraws from the Aegon Championships — ATP Queen's
Rafael Nadal withdraws from the Aegon Championships — ATP Queen's

Nadal, the 2008 victor at Queen's , enjoyed another tremendous clay-court season, capped off by securing a record 10th crown at Roland Garros last week. "And here, we had the confirmation". Now he is 31, the shorts are shorter, the hair more closely cropped, the shirt has sleeves. This is the first time Nadal has won in Paris without dropping ...

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  • Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills
Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills

The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. Jordan Spieth was never a factor, but admitted in a post-round interview the "general consensus" was that the players "really liked" the golf course. Charley Hoffman of the USA was 9-under, while countrymen Trey Mullinax, Brandt Snedeker and Justin Thomas shared ninth...

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  • New Zealand level with U.S. in America's Cup final
New Zealand level with U.S. in America's Cup final

After going into the competition one point down, the New Zealanders needed to win eight races to win the America's Cup, the world's oldest global sporting competition. That's a reference to Spithill being Australian, as are other key decision-makers on the crew of Oracle, which is owned by American software billionaire Larry Ellison.

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  • Koepka caps a record week with US Open title
Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

One thing's for sure, Brooks Koepka is a talent to watch and will likely remain a factor in future majors. If I was him, I'd love every minute of it because you never know if or when you're going to get another one! The three previous players to shoot 63 in an early round at a U.S.

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  • Indian men hammer clueless Pakistan 7-1in HWL
Indian men hammer clueless Pakistan 7-1in HWL

Harmanpreet Singh enthralled the Indian fans who had turned up in full strength with India's fourth goal in the 33rd minute. Floris van Son, Brenden Bissett and Gordon Johnston scored one goal each in the 28th, 50th and 60th minutes. Against Canada they secured a brilliant win and before that India registered another dominating performance whe...

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  • Shanghai's Oscar denies disrespecting Guangzhou R&F following brawl
Shanghai's Oscar denies disrespecting Guangzhou R&F following brawl

The Brazilian midfielder appeared to kick the ball into an R&F player before then doing the same to another before being pushed to the floor. In this Sunday, June 18, 2017 photo, Shanghai SIPG players, red jersey, and Guangzhou R&F players, blue jersey, tussle after Shanghai's Oscar was tackled on the ground, during their Chinese Super League m...

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  • Champions Trophy: England 'fluffed their lines' in defeat to Pakistan
Champions Trophy: England 'fluffed their lines' in defeat to Pakistan

Eoin Morgan , in his post-match press conference, had blamed used pitches for its semi-final loss to Pakistan . "We did prepare, Pakistan bowled well but we didn't adjust and 200 isn't competitive, 250-270 would be a good score". "I think it was [the best]", he added. "I think it will have to evolve in whatever manner the game does over the ...

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  • Pakistan stun holders India to lift Champions Trophy
Pakistan stun holders India to lift Champions Trophy

He trapped Rohit Sharma lbw for nought with a swinging delivery and removed India talisman Virat Kohli with another fine ball which the captain could only edge to point for five. What a difference two weeks have made, though, Fakhar delivering at every attempt after being brought in for his debut at the age of 27 and Amir's pace and swing proving...

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  • Florentino Perez: 'Zinedine Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life'
Florentino Perez: 'Zinedine Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life'

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is so happy with the work of manager Zinedine Zidane that he wants the Frenchman to stay at the Bernabeu for life. "I can't say whether I'll stay for the rest of my life but I'm so grateful for the club for everything it has given me", Zidane told a news conference.

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  • Atwal misses cut on PGA Tour
Atwal misses cut on PGA Tour

Billy Horschel (64), overnight leader Rafa Cabrera Bello (71), Kevin Chappell (69), Chez Reavie (69) and amateur Braden Thornberry (65) tied for fourth at eight under. Phil Mickelson made a dramatic charge and grabbed a share of the lead following his fifth birdie of the day at No. 10, but he doused his momentum and his chances with a triple b...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo formally accused of €14million tax fraud
Cristiano Ronaldo formally accused of €14million tax fraud

The complaint suggested Ronaldo had created a "business structure" in 2010 to hide earnings from image rights between 2011 and 2014. The taxman cometh for Cristiano Ronaldo . Leaked documents in December past year suggested that Ronaldo had avoided tax on income allegedly held in offshore accounts, which he also denied.

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  • Hasan Ali reveals his best wicket of Champions Trophy
Hasan Ali reveals his best wicket of Champions Trophy

The left-arm paceman dismissed Rohit Sharma , skipper Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan . They were eventually dismissed for 158 in reply to Pakistan s 338 for four, which featured Fakhar Zaman s 114, the left-handed opener s maiden one-day global hundred coming in just his fourth match at this level.

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  • Fuentes gets 1st HR in 10th, D-backs beat Phillies 5-4
Fuentes gets 1st HR in 10th, D-backs beat Phillies 5-4

Rey Fuentes' first major league home run was a game-winner in extra innings. Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Robbie Ray throws a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies , Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Philadelphia.

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  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan pulls off famous win against old rival India
Champions Trophy: Pakistan pulls off famous win against old rival India

Sarfraz Ahmed's side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS in their first match a fortnight ago but closed the campaign a team transformed with their fourth win in a row. But as any self-respecting student of cliches will tell you, fortune favours the fearless, and so it proved for Pakistan - Fakhar finding his touch eventually...

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  • Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will fight August 26 in Las Vegas
Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will fight August 26 in Las Vegas

The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was built up for nearly five years, and their highly anticipated fight finally became a reality in 2015, setting the a new mark in combat sports with around 4.5 million pay-per-view buys and a gate of $72 million.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association chief praises Russia's preparations for 2018 World Cup
Federation Internationale de Football Association chief praises Russia's preparations for 2018 World Cup

Security will be a concern over the two weeks in stadiums which have been dogged by construction delays and structural problems. The All Whites had a penalty claim turned down for a handball by Vasin but Russian Federation sealed all three points as Smolov started and finished a swift passing move in the 69th minute to extended their unbeaten s...

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  • Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal held by Mexico in opener
Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal held by Mexico in opener

The much discussed video assistant referee was is being trialed at the Confederations Cup this summer, but there were only complaints to be heard after Portugal drew 2-2 with Mexico as the system disrupted play and disallowed a goal that really should have stood.

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  • Aldridge: Boston Celtics agree to trade top pick to Philadelphia 76ers
Aldridge: Boston Celtics agree to trade top pick to Philadelphia 76ers

So, how will the trade for the No. 1 pick look like in this scenario? The Celtics will receive additional picks in the deal, sources told ESPN - a 2018 first-rounder that the 76ers acquired in a previous trade, and another future first-rounder.

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  • Canada's Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic
Canada's Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic

I look for her to get inside the top 10 on the board and cut the distance to the lead by half. The 19-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ont., fired a bogey-free 66 in the final round for a 17-under-par 263 and a two-shot victory over Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson .

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  • Scotland versus England turned into Barcelona versus PSG part 2
Scotland versus England turned into Barcelona versus PSG part 2

JOE HART refuses to the point the finger at his wall after England conceded two late free-kicks against Scotland . A draw leaves England top of Group F , with Slovenia three points back and Slovakia able to cut the gap to two with victory over Lithuania.

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan crush India with devastating bowling display
Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan crush India with devastating bowling display

However, the 18-year-old made his captain Sarfraz Ahmed take the review which turned out to be a great call. Pakistan , entering the tournament ranked eighth out of the eight teams in the tournament, stunned arch-rivals India on Sunday to win the 2017 International Cricket Council Champions Trophy final by 180 runs at Kia Oval in London...

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  • Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan
Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

Pakistan head coach Micky Arthur praised his side's resolve after they recovered from that 124-run hammering by India at Edgbaston to win effectively four knockout matches in succession. Hafeez struck an unbeaten 57 from 37 balls and Babar Azam amassed 46 as Pakistan chalked up 338 - a total deemed eminently gettable on a run-filled surf...

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  • Follow ICC Champions Trophy final score live
Follow ICC Champions Trophy final score live

The party chairman has also announced that a reception will be given in the honor of team's victory at Lahore High Court. Fakhar rode his luck for a spellbinding 114, caught-behind from a no-ball on three and escaping a run-out chance with just a single to his name in Pakistan's total of 338 for four at The Oval.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy Final: India Vs Pakistan: Hatke Player of the Match
ICC Champions Trophy Final: India Vs Pakistan: Hatke Player of the Match

Sarfraz Ahmed's side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS in their first match a fortnight ago but closed the campaign a team transformed with their fourth win in a row. The Green Shirts had entered as the lowest-ranked team in the tournament, with nobody predicting they would go on to lift the trophy. The Indian captain had...

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  • Police use force to disperse Puthuvype protesters, 23 hurt
Police use force to disperse Puthuvype protesters, 23 hurt

Since the last four months, more than 1,000 families residing within a one-kilometre radius of the International Olympic Committee project have been protesting against alleged environmental hazards posed by the site and the possibility of an accidental explosion in the densely populated area.

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  • Best to lead Lions against Chiefs
Best to lead Lions against Chiefs

He said officials stopped the tactic in the Maori All Blacks match last Saturday, coinciding with the Lions' best performance on tour so far in a 32-10 win. As to what that identity was, Farrell added: "I'm sure you've seen some physical hits, some good defensive breakdown work". Lock Maro Itoje scored a try , the Lions received a penalt...

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  • C.Ronaldo set to leave Real Madrid
C.Ronaldo set to leave Real Madrid

Manchester United are ready to offer Real Madrid £175million plus David de Gea for the services of Cristiano Ronaldo , reports claim. The Portuguese star told his worldwide team-mates that he wanted out of Real Madrid , likely because of the €14.7 million he's accused of not paying to the Spanish tax authorities.

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  • India vs Pakistan cricket rivalry
India vs Pakistan cricket rivalry

Specifically pointing out the performance of Fakhar Zaman , Shadab Khan and Hasan Ali, Sarfraz said he was quite glad with the way they performed in the tournament and guided Pakistan to victory. In Mohammad Amir and Junaid Khan they have two of the finest new-ball swing bowlers around. It did not help that they delivered 13 wides (out of 25 e...

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