COVENTRY, England Jonny Bairstow may be riding the crest of a cricketing wave but England's in-form wicketkeeper-batsman says he is only too well aware of the perils of taking things for granted.
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Arsenal's German centre back Per Mertesacker will be sidelined for a few months with a knee problem, the Premier League club's manager Arsene Wenger told a news conference on Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD, New Jersey Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson forged an epic duel in the final round of the British Open and they ride into the season's final major, the PGA Championship at Baltusrol, on a wave of momentum and inextricably linked in golf lore.
LONDON Russian drug cheats will be competing at next month's Rio Olympics, the whistleblowers who helped uncover the country's doping scandal have told the BBC.
MOSCOW/BELGRADE The International Olympic Committee's decision to let individual sport federations decide whether to ban Russians from the Rio games over doping has put Moscow's links to the governing bodies under scrutiny.