McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

While he believes McIlroy is the world's most gifted golfer but suggested that he's "bored" with the sport, adding that not having Tiger Woods to compete with has had a negative impact on the 28 year-old. I feel like the golf game is there. "I'm sure he would have liked to have played a little more, but he's in a good place". He was not the only top player to leave Wisconsin in a hurry.

US Lawmaker Steve Scalise Improving After Baseball Field Shooting

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting . Scalise had surgery on Thursday that a MedStar Washington Hospital Center statement said was related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg.

India Beat Pakistan by 124 Runs, Man of the Match Yuvaraj Singh

India Beat Pakistan by 124 Runs, Man of the Match Yuvaraj Singh

None of the batsmen had the temperament to build a partnership. He scored 33 off 43 balls with two hits to the fence. Yadav finished things off with two wickets in three balls by removing Mohammed Amir for nine and Hasan for a duck to earn the Indians a massive win by 124 runs as they bowled their rivals out for 164 to get off to a ideal start in the tournament.

I'm devastated to miss out on England's shot at success: Woakes

As with his fellow Yorkshire seamer Ryan Sidebottom before him - in England's 2010 ICC World Twenty20 campaign, their sole tournament victory to date in a global event - this summer's Champions Trophy may prove the culmination of an admirably resilient career.

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Cedric Soares and Pepe, who had been practicing separately because they were not fully fit, joined the rest of Portugal's group in Thursday's session at Rubin Kazan's training grounds. They might lack popularity in the wider soccer world, but the Confederations Cup will treat fans to top-level competition when the likes of Portugal, Mexico, Germany and Chile play in the ensuing days.