Basketball player Curry opens with 74 on pro golf debut

Basketball player Stephen Curry shot a four-over-par 74 as he made his debut in a professional golf tournament. The Golden State Warrior, 29, was given a sponsor’s invite to compete in the Ellie Mae Classic on the Web.com Tour. His opening shot landed in a golf cart, and he bogeyed three of the first five…

Chinese Super League: Transfer window opens with clubs facing 100% signings tax

Chinese Super League (CSL) clubs face a 100% tax on signings as their mid-season transfer window opens on Monday. The country’s Football Association (CFA) is proposing the measure for loss-making clubs in order to try to curb the league’s extravagant spending. Chinese clubs spent £331m during the country’s winter transfer window, which was more than…

Tour of Britain: Cardiff to host final stage after race opens in Edinburgh

Cardiff will host the 2017 Tour of Britain final stage for the first time, with the race to open in Edinburgh on Sunday, 3 September. The eight-stage event, won last year by Britain’s Steve Cummings, will conclude with a 180km stage finishing in the Welsh capital on 10 September. It will be only the fourth…