WGC Bridgestone Invitational: Rory McIlroy three shots off lead

Bridgestone Invitational first round -7: J Walker (US) -5: T Pieters (Bel) -4: Z Johnson (US), R McIlroy (NI), H Matsuyama (Jap) Selected others: -3: R Knox (Sco), J Spieth (US), J Day (Aus) -2: T Fleetwood (Eng) -1: R Fisher (Eng) +1: J Rose (Eng) Full leaderboard Rory McIlroy is three shots off leader…

Police officer 'pulled three sickies' to go to the races

A police officer threw a “sickie” three times in order to watch horse racing, a misconduct hearing has been told. PC Jonathan Adams part-owns a horse with a racing syndicate and on one of the occasions was seen celebrating a win on television, the panel heard. He faces three allegations of gross misconduct under “honesty…

Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by three wickets to win series

Fifth one-day international, Hambantota Sri Lanka 203-8 (50 overs): Gunaratne 59*, Gunathilaka 52, Butt 3-21 Zimbabwe 204-7 (38.1 overs): Masakadza 73, Mire 43, Dananjaya 4-47 Zimbabwe won by three wickets; win series 3-2 Scorecard Zimbabwe survived a collapse against Sri Lanka to seal their first major overseas one-day series win since 2001. Graeme Cremer’s side…

Wimbledon 2017: Gael Monfils ends Kyle Edmund bid to reach round three

Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BST Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. France’s Gael Monfils ended the hopes of British number two Kyle Edmund with a straight-set…