US Open 2017: Danny Willett withdraws before second round

England’s Danny Willett has withdrawn from the US Open before starting his second round due to an ongoing back injury. The 2016 Masters champion shot a nine-over-par opening round of 81 on Thursday, the joint second worst score of the day. The 29-year-old, who has a history of back injuries, was due to tee off…

Lewis Hamilton trails Kimi Raikkonen in Canada second practice

Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen turned the tables on Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in second practice at the Canadian Grand Prix. The Finn was 0.215 seconds clear of Hamilton, fastest in the first session, and 0.265secs quicker than team-mate and title leader Sebastian Vettel. Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas was fourth quickest, 0.11secs slower than…

Froome moves second at Criterium du Dauphine as Porte takes lead

Australian Richie Porte claimed the Criterium du Dauphine’s yellow jersey after Friday’s sixth stage won by Denmark’s Jakob Fuglsang. Astana rider Fuglsang, 32, crossed the line in a photo-finish with Porte and defending champion Chris Froome at the end of the 147.5km stage. Porte now has a 39-second lead over Froome in the general classification….

England's Stokes fit to play in second ODI

England v South Africa: Second one-day international Venue: Ageas Bowl Date: Saturday, 27 May Time: 11:00 BST Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and the BBC Sport website, plus watch video clips and highlights online and on Connected TVs. England all-rounder Ben Stokes is fit to play in Saturday’s second one-day international…

Rocco Forte Open: Alvaro Quiros beats Zander Lombard at second play-off hole

Rocco Forte Open final leaderboard -14 A Quiros (Spa), Z Lombard (SA) (Quiros won at second play-off hole); -13 Li Haotong (Chi), -12 P Angles (Spa); -11 M Fraser (Aus), J Scrivener (Aus); -10 D Horsey (Eng) Selected others: -8 M Hoey (NI); -7 S Soderberg (Swe); -6 G Hurley (Ire) Full leaderboard Spaniard Alvaro…

Andy Murray beaten by Fabio Fognini in Rome Masters second round

Defending champion Andy Murray has been knocked out of the Italian Open in the second round by Italian Fabio Fognini. The 30-year-old British world number one, whose victory in Rome last year was one of nine titles he won in 2016, lost 6-2 6-4 to the world number 29. The loss continues Murray’s poor form…