World No 2 Jason Day has pulled out of the World Golf Championship in Mexico City this week having picked up the flu and an infection in both ears.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won his second consecutive ATP title by dispatching Lucas Pouille in the final of the Marseille Open on Sunday.
BEIRUT The Syrian army and its allies made a sudden advance on Saturday and Sunday into areas held by Islamic State in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as the jihadist group retreated after losing the city of al-Bab to Turkey-backed rebels.
Paul Waring and Stuart Manley secured places in this year’s Open Championship field after finishing joint runners-up at the Joburg Open.
Darren Fichardt birdied his final hole to claim a one-shot victory on home soil at the weather-affected Joburg Open.
MOSUL, Iraq U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Sunday, aiming to capture a bridge across the Tigris which would link the city’s government-held eastern bank with the ongoing offensive against remaining militants in the west.
LONDON Islamic State militants are planning “indiscriminate attacks on innocent civilians” in Britain on a scale similar to those staged by the Irish Republican Army 40 years ago, the head of the country’s new terrorism watchdog said.