The notion that Tom Watson would readily accept this, the 144th Open Championship, as his final appearance in the event is at odds with his character. Watson may be widely portrayed as a cuddly 65-year-old but he has always been one of his sport’s hardest characters.
Stuart Broad knows that questions are being asked of Australia after their defeat in the first Ashes Test at Cardiff and says England will look to deflate them early in Thursday’s second instalment at Lord’s with attacking, aggressive cricket.
Sir Dave Brailsford believes Team Sky’s computers have been hacked by critics who are sifting through Chris Froome’s performance data for signs he could be using performance-enhancing drugs.
Australia's plans in disarray as injuries compound a heavy defeat for Australia.
Had Jason Day won the US Open last month, it would have registered as one of the great sporting stories in many a year.
Serena Williams has her eyes on New York, not always the most welcoming landscape for her but now a destination where she is desperate to make history and friends.
Victory over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final brought Novak Djokovic level with his opponent in career meetings at 20 wins apiece.
Jordan Spieth offset any concerns that he may be treating the Open Championship lightly, not least those raised after an opening round of level par at the John Deere Classic, by winning the PGA Tour event in a Sunday night play-off. A day earlier he had had his finest professional round, of 61.
Long before Jordan Spieth was burdened by constant attention, he had acquainted himself with lofty ambition.
The NFL’s seven-month investigation into allegations that Peyton Manning used performance enhancing drugs has concluded that the former quarterback is innocent of any wrongdoing.
Yuliya Stepanova, the whistleblower pivotal to the discovery of deep-rooted state-sponsored doping in Russia, has hit out angrily at the International Olympic Committee in the wake of its decision to ban her from competing in Rio.
The expected challenge to the front-runners from Red Bull simply didn’t materialise at the Hungaroring.