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Brooks Koepka clinches fourth major at PGA Championship

The coronation had more spice than he would have liked, but Brooks Koepka held his nerve to seal back-to-back PGA Championship titles to confirm his status as a once-in-a-generation player. The 29-year-old refocused after a serious wobble to triumph by two shots from the fast-finishing Dustin Johnson to become only the fourth player to score…MORE

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win ninth Rome Masters

Rafael Nadal had to dig deep to beat Novak Djokovic in the final of the Rome Masters and claim his first title of the season, winning 6-0 4-6 6-1 after more than two hours of intense battle. It was a thrilling precursor to what could well be the same lineup in the French Open final…MORE

Vincent Kompany to leave Manchester City

Belgian footballer Vincent Kompany has said he will leave Manchester City, just one day after Saturday’s 6-0 FA Cup final win over Watford. “The defender has decided to call time on his 11-year association with the Club having won four Premier League titles, two FA Cups, four League Cups and two Community Shields,” Manchester City…MORE

Brooks Koepka seven clear heading into final round of US PGA

The only person who can beat Brooks Koepka heading into the final round of the US PGA is likely to be himself. The all-powerful Koepka leads by seven shots after two record-breaking rounds and a solid third to leave the field trailing in his rearview mirror at Bethpage, New York. The defending champion shot a…MORE

War of Will wins Preakness Stakes at Pimlico

War of Will, which was impeded by Maximum Security in the controversial Kentucky Derby two weeks ago, bounced back Saturday and finished first at the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Mark Casse-trained colt, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, hit the front entering the home stretch and powered clear to win after placing…MORE

Martin Fuchs and Chaplin earn double victory in LGCT Madrid

Martin Fuchs sealed a double victory as the Longines Global Champions Tour for the world’s top showjumpers hit Europe for the first time this season with a dramatic stop in Madrid. The young Swiss rider and his horse Chaplin edged Holland’s Maikel van der Vleuten and Dana Blue by just 0.28 seconds to seal his…MORE

Lyon romps to sixth Women’s Champions League title as Ada Hegerberg nets hat-trick

Lyon proved, if it still needed proving, that it’s a level above the rest of its European competition, winning a fourth straight Women’s Champions League title. The French powerhouse hammered first-time finalist Barcelona 4-1 in Budapest, with inaugural Women’s Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg netting a hat-trick inside the opening half an hour. There were…MORE

Manchester City makes history with victory in FA Cup final

Manchester City became the first men’s team in history to win the English domestic treble, beating Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final at Wembley. Not since the all-conquering Arsenal Ladies team of 2007 has a team won the FA Cup, League Cup and Premier League title. First half goals from David Silva and Gabriel…MORE

Donald Trump has golf scores hacked on handicap account

President Donald Trump’s golf scores have been hacked by someone apparently hoping to raise his handicap, the United States Golf Association confirmed to CNN Sports. Four less-than-flattering scores of 101, 100, 108, 102 were uploaded to the Golf Handicap and Information Network (GHIN) Friday and have since been removed, as has Trump’s lifetime best round…MORE

Bayern Munich crowned Bundesliga champion as Robben and Ribery bid farewell

Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery got their fairytale farewell in Germany, both scoring as Bayern Munich beat Frankfurt to retain a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title. Robben and Ribery have been at the club for 10 years and 12 years, respectively, winning numerous domestic titles and the Champions League in 2013. Though most Bundesliga campaigns in…MORE