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Amazing Grace creates Open history

South Africa’s Branden Grace recorded the first 62 in men’s major championship history to spark an explosion of low scoring in the third round of the Open at Royal Birkdale.

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Chelsea issue apology over Kenedy Instagram posts

Chelsea have issued an apology after admitting Instagram posts by Kenedy had caused “great offence and hurt the feelings of the people of China.”

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Welsh rugby referee Nigel Owens reveals ongoing bulimia battle

Welsh rugby union referee Nigel Owens has revealed he has been battling an eating disorder for almost three decades.

2017 World Para Athletics Championships ? Day Ten ? London Stadium

Sammi Kinghorn celebrates second gold at World Para Athletics Championships

Sammi Kinghorn clinched her second gold of the World Para Athletics Championships after winning the T53 100 metres in London.

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I’m miles away from regaining form, says Danny Willett

Former Masters champion Danny Willett admits there is no light at the end of the tunnel despite playing all four rounds of The Open at Royal Birkdale.

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Record crowds attend Open Championship at Royal Birkdale

This week’s crowds at Royal Birkdale have set a new record for the Open in England, the R&A has announced.

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Froome detractors are regrettable, says UCI chief Cookson

World cycling boss Brian Cookson says it is “regrettable” that anyone would try to talk down Chris Froome’s achievements as he stands on the brink of a fourth Tour de France title.

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Natalie Sciver’s half-century helps England set target of 229 at Lord’s

Natalie Sciver hit another half-century as England set India 229 to win the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s.

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Jordan Spieth sees lead cut to one at Open

Open leader Jordan Spieth found himself under unexpected early pressure in the final round at Royal Birkdale as his three-shot advantage was cut to just one in the space of two holes.

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Jordan Spieth takes three-shot lead to close in on Open victory

South Africa’s Branden Grace carded the first 62 in men’s major championship history as Jordan Spieth took a step closer to his own place in the record books at Royal Birkdale.

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People will always seek to cheat, says Lord Coe ahead of World Championships

There can be no guarantees of a drug-free World Championships next month because “people will always seek to cheat”, according to Lord Coe.

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Andreas Pereira hails Tony Adams as he aims to kick-start Man Utd career

Andreas Pereira believes he is a better player for working under Tony Adams at relegated Granada, making the midfielder more confident than ever of kicking on at Manchester United.

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Kris Boyd ready to battle for starting spot at Kilmarnock

Kris Boyd has told boss Lee McCulloch he is ready to take on all comers for his Kilmarnock jersey.

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Manchester City sign Brazilian full-back Danilo from Real Madrid

Manchester City have completed the signing of full-back Danilo from Real Madrid on a five-year deal.

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Stephen Robinson stays grounded after Motherwell ease past Morton in cup

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson saw strong evidence of his new-look side coming together as they beat Morton 4-0 but he warned against expecting instant success.

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Sam Allardyce is guest of honour for start of Special Olympics torch run

Former England manager Sam Allardyce will be guest of honour when the flame is lit to mark the start of the Special Olympics National Games Torch Run next week.

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Adam Peaty qualifies fastest in 100m breaststroke at World Championships

Olympic champion Adam Peaty qualified quickest in the men’s 100 metres breaststroke at the World Championships in Budapest on Sunday.

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Niko Kranjcar: Rangers struggling to shake off Europa League shock

Rangers midfielder Niko Kranjcar admits their shock European exit is hard to shake from their minds.

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Featherstone swoop for Wigan forward Connor Farrell

Featherstone have strengthened their squad for their promotion push with the signing of Wigan forward Connor Farrell.

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Daley recalls fond memory of father after championship gold

Tom Daley recalled the moment his father surprised him in a media conference following his first World Championships win after ending his eight-year wait for a second.

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