Dustin Johnson takes command as Rory McIlroy struggles on Mexico greens

• Tiger Woods stalking leaders in WGC Mexico Championship • Ricky Fowler penalised after falling foul of new rulesHow thoughts of a procession can quickly evaporate. Rory McIlroy, four holes into his second round at the WGC-Mexico...

Fremantle star Nat Fyfe books in for elbow surgery after AFLX appearance

Played Friday’s AFLX with arm in protective sleeveSwift recovery from minor elbow operation expectedNat Fyfe has suffered a pre-season setback with the Dockers skipper set to undergo elbow surgery. Fyfe has been troubled by...

‘A huge step forward’: British breakers hail Olympic proposal

Prospective inclusion of breaking in Olympics goes down well among UK crewsIt was the early 1970s and dancers couldn’t get enough of the instrumental “breaks” on a record. DJ Kool Herc, now widely hailed...

Victory in US for Tommy Fleetwood ‘only a matter of time’, says Rory McIlroy

• Englishman shot first-round 65 in Players Championship• ‘He is one of the best players in the world’It was hardly a shock to hear Rory McIlroy endorse the chances of Tommy Fleetwood winning in the United States before...

Saudi Arabia, sportswashing and golf’s daring sortie into enemy coffers

The European Tour breaks new and controversial ground in the Middle East this week, with Justin Rose among the players being paid up to $1m to compete in the Saudi InternationalIn a flawlessly...

Bencic tops 2-time Dubai champ Svitolina; Kvitova in final

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — As Belinda Bencic fell into a dangerous deficit in the Dubai Championships semifinals, she threw her racket and yelled at herself. One game from losing to two-time defending champ...

Eddie Jones puts pressure on ‘tired’ Wales in push for Six Nations title

• England coach: ‘I see a Wales team that looks tired’• Jones says dropped Cokanasiga can play 100 TestsWarren Gatland has told Eddie Jones to mind his own business after the England coach said Wales looked “tired”...

Leonard scores 25 points, Raptors beat DeRozan, Spurs

TORONTO (AP) -- A crucial turnover brought a sour end to DeMar DeRozan's first game back in Toronto.Kawhi Leonard stole the ball from DeRozan to score the go-ahead dunk with 15 seconds left and...

Sergio García disqualified from Saudi International after smashing greens

The European Tour’s inaugural Saudi International, a tournament already beset by bad publicity, has been afforded a further layer of controversy following the disqualification of Sergio García. The 2017 Masters championdamaged multiple greens in frustration during...

Tennis’s attention should be on Andreescu’s exploits, not boardroom coups

There have been some remarkable results at Indian Wells – not least Bianca Andreescu’s continuing meteoric rise – but upsets in the boardroom are less edifyingTennis continues to rock in the Californian desert....

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