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The Open: Masterful Francesco Molinari wins

The Open: Masterful Francesco Molinari wins

As superstars like Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy all lurked around the leaderboard, Molinari refused to wilt. Behind Molinari, there was a four-way tie for second place, among McIlroy, Kevin Kisner , Justin Rose and Xander Schauffele .


Fearless Rory McIlroy reaps rewards of an attacking approach at the Open

Fearless Rory McIlroy reaps rewards of an attacking approach at the Open

The Northern Irishman had to settle for a share of second spot after carding a fourth-round 70 to finish two strokes behind Francesco Molinari . McIlroy will need a big final round to get to the top of the leaderboard. That was despite the fact he indulged in a few drinks the previous night. The pace of play, with the three-ball often having to wait to play their second shots from as early as the 2nd fairway - a situation made more hard by having an amateur shooting eight over in the game ...


Mesut Ozil says not having picture with Turkish president would be 'disrespectful'

Mesut Ozil says not having picture with Turkish president would be 'disrespectful'

The Tweet followed an earlier message in which Ozil had explained the reasoning behind his controversial meeting with Erdogan in May - when he met the Turkish leader in London along with fellow German worldwide Ilkay Gundogan . Mesut Ozil is defending his decision to pose for a picture with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , saying it wasn't an endorsement of his politics.


Fakhar Zaman becomes first Pakistani to score a double ton in ODIs

Fakhar Zaman becomes first Pakistani to score a double ton in ODIs

In the second inning, Shadab Khan added fuel to fire by claiming four wickets. Earlier Pakistan batsmen put up a fine show after skipper Sarfraz Ahmed had won the toss and made a decision to bat first. Fakhar remained unbeaten on 210 off 156 deliveries which included 28 fours and five sixes. The dashing Pakistani scored the double ton in 148 deliveries thus becoming only sixth global cricketer to achieve the feat.


Tiger briefly leads British Open, falls just short with 71

Tiger briefly leads British Open, falls just short with 71

He and millions of others dreamed of him winning a 15th major, his first in a decade, but a mid-round collapse did for Woods, decked with his hands nearly on the title. All day long they had heard the cheers rolling across the links of Carnoustie and, finally, he was here. Three players - including defending champion Jordan Spieth - are tied at the top of the leaderboard at 9-under par.


Manchester United stars spotted ahead of pre-season friendly

Manchester United stars spotted ahead of pre-season friendly

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira is determined to win a place in Jose Mourinho's first-team plans after an "important" loan spell with Valencia . "Of course it is individual training but when he arrives he has to play". I wanted to prove something to myself, show that the period before the tournament in which I - for whatever reason - did not play, was unjustified.