The US PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Golf Club was won by Justin Thomas who finished eight under par to secure his first major victory. Kevin Kisner had headed into the final round in control at the top of the leader board, with Thomas trailing by two shots, but the American fought back to claim victory in North Carolina. Read more
Wimbledon Champion Roger Federer succumbed to Alexander Zverev, a man 16 years his junior, at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. The Swiss headed into the Montreal final looking to add to his five title haul in 2017 but the 20 year old German had other ideas. Read more
The renewal of the Juddmonte International at York on Wednesday the 23rd of August looks set to be a thrilling affair as the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Ulysses is set to do battle once again with Richard Hannon’s Barney Roy. With dual Guineas winner Churchill also expected to take part, it should be a renewal of the highest order, with spectators expected to be in for a gripping race. Read more
A lot has been said about the teams promoted to the English Premier League via the Championship so far. Brighton and Huddersfield are getting a lot of mentions but one side who is seemingly going unnoticed is Newcastle United.
Newcastle, who have been there and done it in the top flight numerous times, have been floating under the radar for the most part, with other teams’ survival chances being called into question. Read more
The start of the English Premier League is just days away and anticipation is growing ahead of what should be another rollercoaster of a season. The opening weekend begins on Friday 11th of August with Arsenal facing off against 2015/16 champions Leicester City. It ends with what should be a tasty affair between Manchester United and West Ham at Old Trafford on the Sunday. Read more
There has been a bit of talk this week about the future of Wales and Real Madrid star, Gareth Bale. In Jose Mourinho’s pre Super Cup press conference he said that if Bale wasn’t in Real Madrid’s starting line up the following night that it would indicate that he is available for transfer.
Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid were victorious in the UEFA Super Cup against Manchester United after goals from Casemiro and Isco, saw them run out 2-1 winners in Macedonia. Many were looking forward to seeing how United faired against the European champions with some claiming that the recruitment of the likes of Lindelof, Matic and Lukaku would see Mourinho’s men take a step closer to the Manchester United of old. Read more
Neymar completed a world record transfer from Spanish giants Barcelona to money laden Paris Saint-Germain on Friday, for a fee in the region of 200 million pounds. The fee paid dwarfs the amount Manchester United shelled out for Paul Pogba last summer (£89m) by a long way and the question everyone wants to know the answer to is whether Neymar is worth £200m or not. Is any footballer worth that much? Read more
The PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club is just a couple of days away and already Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy are being tipped as the likely winners. Spieth has a chance to become the youngest man to win all the Grand Slam events on Golf’s PGA tour and is currently one of only two men to have won three different majors at the age of 23, the other being Jack Nicklaus. Read more
First Test: England, in their first test under Joe Root’s lead, thrashed South Africa after winning by 211 runs. South Africa were chasing 351 for victory but in the final session on the fourth day they found themselves bowled out for 119. Read more