French pair Garcia and Mladenovic win women’s doubles at French Open

French pair Garcia and Mladenovic win women’s doubles at French Open

French duo Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic won their first Grand Slam women’s doubles title on Sunday, giving the home crowd a victory to cheer ahead of the men’s final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic. The fifth-seeded pair beat Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina, the No. 7 seeds from Russia, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, who […]

Spain’s Muguruza stuns Williams to win French Open title

Spain’s Muguruza stuns Williams to win French Open title

Garbine Muguruza won her maiden Grand Slam title Saturday with a straight-sets win over Serena Williams in the French Open final, scuppering the world number one’s hopes of a record-equalling 22nd major. Muguruza, 22, is the first Spanish women’s champion at Roland Garros since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario in 1998. Twelve years younger than the veteran […]

France warm up for Euro 2016 with 3-0 win over Scotland

France warm up for Euro 2016 with 3-0 win over Scotland

Olivier Giroud silenced his doubters by scoring twice as France eased past Scotland 3-0 on Saturday in their final warm-up match ahead of next week’s Euro 2016 opener against Romania at the Stade de France. The Arsenal striker cleverly flicked home a Bacary Sagna cross to fire France into an eighth-minute lead in Metz, and […]

Andy Murray rolls into French Open quarter finals

Andy Murray rolls into French Open quarter finals

Second seed Andy Murray reached the French Open quarter-finals for the sixth time on Sunday with a 7-6 (11/9), 6-4, 6-3 win over John Isner of the United States. Murray, a three-time semi-finalist in Paris, will face either Japan’s Kei Nishikori or Richard Gasquet, the last French player standing, in the last-eight. It will be […]

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 5-3 on penalties to win Champions League final

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 5-3 on penalties to win Champions League final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a shootout to give Real Madrid victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final which finished 1-1 after extra time on Saturday. Ronaldo sent Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak the wrong way from the penalty spot, sealing a 5-3 shootout win, then stripped off his shirt to celebrate […]

Sevilla claim third Europa League in a row with 3-1 win over Liverpool

Sevilla claim third Europa League in a row with 3-1 win over Liverpool

Sevilla survived a first-half battering before hitting back with three second-half goals, two from Coke, to beat Liverpool 3-1 in the Europa League final on Wednesday and win the trophy for the third season in a row. Liverpool dominated the early stages and went ahead through an exquisite goal by England striker Daniel Sturridge, who […]

Tony Blair fears Labour cannot win next election under Jeremy Corbyn

Tony Blair fears Labour cannot win next election under Jeremy Corbyn

Tony Blair today cast serious doubt on Labour’s chances of winning the next election with Jeremy Corbyn at the helm. At a rare public appearance in London, the former PM said it was “not yet a proven concept that Corbynism can win an election.” Mr Blair also repeated his call for a “proper ground war” […]

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