Pepperell makes watery exit after Tin Cup moment

Briton Eddie Pepperell peppered every ball he had into a pond at the Turkish Airlines Open on Saturday, then walked off the course. The world number 47 was later disqualified for “failure to complete a hole”, officials said after the 28-year-old emptied his bag at the par-five fourth. “Eddie hit his shots

Nationals stun Astros to win maiden World Series title

The Washington Nationals stunned the Houston Astros 6-2 in a winner-take-all Game Seven on Wednesday to secure their maiden Major League Baseball World Series title in a Fall Classic unlike any other. The Astros got a dominant outing from starting pitcher Zack Greinke and took a 2-0 lead into the seventh

Judo: Iran banned for pressuring fighter not to face Israeli

Iran has been banned indefinitely from international judo competition until it can give strong guarantees that its athletes will be allowed to face Israelis, the International Judo Federation (IJF) has said. The IJF decision follows a protective suspension imposed on the Iran Judo Federation last month for putting pressure on one

Colin Kaepernick camp address NFL ‘false narratives’

Representatives for quarterback Colin Kaepernick have released a two-page statement "to address the false narratives" regarding their client and his efforts to join an NFL team. The statement was prefaced by an introduction, which read: "There have been many false narratives in the media regarding Colin, we believe it is important

Wales defence must step up at Rugby World Cup, says Shaun Edwards

Shaun Edwards accepts that Wales need to tighten up defensively as they build towards the World Cup quarter-finals. The Six Nations champions have conceded eight tries in three Pool D games, while official statistics revealed a high missed-tackle count against Fiji on Wednesday. "I realised we missed 25 tackles, then I thought