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US Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins at Erin Hills to claim first major

US Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins at Erin Hills to claim first major

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American Brooks Koepka equalled the US Open's lowest winning score of 16 under to claim his first major at Erin Hills.Koepka had three successive birdies from the 14th to match the total set by Rory McIlroy when he won in 2011 on a par-71 layout compared to this par 72.His five-under 67 was only bettered by Japan's Hideki Matsuyama who posted 66 to tie for second on 12 under with overnight leader Brian Harman (72).England's Tommy Fleetwood, shot a level-par 72 to end fourth on 11 under.The 26-year-old from Southport, playing in just his second US Open, was unable to keep pace with playing partner Koepka on the front nine.The pair started Sunday's final round one off the lead but Koepka holed three birdies in his first eight holes, while Fleetwood followed a birdie on the second with three ...
Pakistan win Champions Trophy in style – report & highlights

Pakistan win Champions Trophy in style – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device Champions Trophy final, The OvalPakistan 338-4 (50 overs): Fakhar 114, Azhar 59, Hafeez 57*India 158 all out (30.3 overs): Pandya 76, Amir 3-16, Hasan 3-19Pakistan won by 180 runsScorecardPakistan produced an incredible display to thrash fierce rivals India and win the Champions Trophy at The Oval. Fakhar Zaman hit a spectacular century to propel Pakistan to 338-4 in the scorching south London sunshine. Mohammad Amir then tore through the India top order to help reduce the defending champions to 54-5. India eventually limped to 158, Pakistan winning by 180 runs to take their first global 50-over title since 1992. Watch extended highlights on BBC Two at 23:15 BST (23:45 in Wales and 00:10 in ...
British and Irish Lions 2017: Warren Gatland's late call-ups make bench for Chiefs

British and Irish Lions 2017: Warren Gatland's late call-ups make bench for Chiefs

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Media playback is not supported on this device Chiefs v British and Irish LionsVenue: FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton Date: Tuesday, 20 June Kick-off: 08:35 BSTCoverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and appThe six controversial British and Irish Lions call-ups are all named among the replacements for Tuesday's match against the Chiefs in Waikato.Allan Dell, Kristian Dacey, Tomas Francis, Cory Hill, Gareth Davies and Finn Russell were all drafted in by Warren Gatland over the weekend. Ireland hooker Rory Best captains the side."We are five games into the tour and there is still a lot to play for," said the Lions coach.Iain Henderson, Greig Laidlaw, Dan Biggar and Elliot Daly start having come off the bench in Saturday's 32-...
England complete 2-0 series win in Argentina – report & highlights

England complete 2-0 series win in Argentina – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device Second Test: Argentina v EnglandArgentina (13) 25Tries: Tuculet, Matera, Boffelli Cons: Sanchez 2 Pens: Sanchez 2England (18) 35Tries: Ewels, Francis, Care, Collier Cons: Ford 3 Pens: Ford 2 Drop-goal: FordEngland wrapped up a 2-0 series win against Argentina with victory in another hugely entertaining Test.England scored tries at either end of the first half, through Charlie Ewels and Piers Francis, with Joaquin Tuculet's reply helping make it 18-13 to the visitors at the break.Tries from Pablo Matera and Emiliano Boffelli, with Danny Care scoring for England, left it at 25-25.But Will Collier's try and George Ford's drop-goal saw England home.Like last weekend's first Test, it was another ...
Lions seal convincing win over Maori All Blacks in wet conditions

Lions seal convincing win over Maori All Blacks in wet conditions

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Maori All Blacks v British and Irish LionsMaori All Blacks (10) 10Tries: Messam Cons: McKenzie Pens: McKenzieBritish and Irish Lions (15) 32Tries: Penalty try, Itoje Cons: Halfpenny Pens: Halfpenny 6The British and Irish Lions gained a confidence-boosting win as their power told against the Maori All Blacks in wet conditions at Rotorua International Stadium.Leigh Halfpenny kicked them into a half-time lead with Liam Messam scoring for the hosts.The Lions' forwards dominated the second half and scored with a penalty try from the scrum.Maro Itoje then drove over four minutes later as they eased to comfortable win.Relive the Lions' victory in RotoruaWarren Gatland's side came into the game with two wins from four games, following Wednesday's 23-22 defeat by the Highlanders.That made this a mu...