France wins the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Goals from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, as well as a controversial VAR-awarded penalty, helped France beat Croatia 4-2 in an incredible World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday to lift the trophy for the second time in their history. In a match that had a bit of everything, Mario...

Justin Harding wins Indonesia Open

South Africa's Justin Harding carded a one-under-par 71 to secure his maiden Asian Tour victory at the final day of the Indonesia Open on Sunday. The 32-year-old dropped two shots on holes seven and eight, but bounced back with two birdies and won with an 18-under-par 270 total at Jakarta's...

Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown on Sunday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3). World number 21 Djokovic added the 2018 title to his wins in 2011, 2014 and 2015 as he became the lowest-ranked...

Russia World Cup considered a success

The World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow on Sunday brings the curtain down on a month-long festival of football that has changed perceptions of the host country while also giving hope to the underdog on the field. Fears of racism, violence and diplomatic spats clouded the build-up...

France and Croatia seek World Cup glory

Croatia face France in Moscow on Sunday attempting to win their first World Cup while Didier Deschamps' side are aiming to land their second title two decades on from their triumph on home soil. France will also be spurred on by trying to put behind them the bitter disappointment of...

Pacquiao rolls back years to knock out Matthysse

Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years as he stopped WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on Sunday - the 39-year-old Filipino icon's first knockout win since 2009. It was a dominant, devastating display as "smoking hot" Pacquiao registered the 60th win of a fabled 23-year career that now looks certain to...

Rooney makes triumphant MLS debut

England career goals leader Wayne Rooney was thrilled at his triumphant Major League Soccer debut Saturday, assisting on a goal in DC United's 3-1 victory over Vancouver. The 32-year-old striker, star attraction in the opening match for United's new 20,000-seat stadium, entered in the 58th minute. Former Manchester United star Rooney...

Kim stretches lead at John Deere Classic

Michael Kim celebrated his 25th birthday with a seven-under par 64 in the third round of John Deere Classic on Saturday, stretching his lead to five strokes over Bronson Burgoon. Kim shrugged off two weather delays, capping his round with four straight birdies to put himself in prime position to...

England have ‘no illusions’

Manager Gareth Southgate said England have "no illusions" as to their standing in international football...

Giroud still a fixture in France’s line-up

Olivier Giroud has not scored a single goal for France at the World Cup but...

Williams dedicates Wimbledon performance to all mothers

Serena Williams dedicated her performance at this year’s Wimbledon tennis championships to “all the moms...

Djokovic admits he doubted Grand Slam future

Novak Djokovic is the overwhelming favourite to secure a fourth Wimbledon title on Sunday but...

Root century sets up series-levelling win

Joe Root's composed hundred laid the platform for England's 86-run win over India in the...

Belgium star Hazard drops exit hint

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has fuelled speculation he could leave the club after saying it...

Kerber stuns Serena in Wimbledon final

Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon for 22 years as the...

Belgium beat England to secure third place

Belgium beat England in the World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday to ensure their best-ever...
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Sharks sneak into the play-offs

The Sharks managed to sneak into the play-offs and will head to Christchurch next week,...
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Lions secure home play-off

The Lions demolished the Bulls in clinical fashion to ensure they will finish second on...

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