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Montgomerie seven shots off pace

Colin Montgomerie is seven shots behind the leader after the first day of the Senior Open

Colin Montgomerie made a solid if unspectacular start to his bid to win three senior majors in a season at the Senior Open at Royal Porthcawl .

Wiggins hints at ending road career

Sir Bradley Wiggins, right, was forced to settle for silver on his return to the track

Sir Bradley Wiggins appeared to call time on his Grand Tour career after picking up a silver medal on his track comeback at the Commonwealth Games.

Brownlees one-two for England

Alistair Brownlee, left, came out on top against brother Jonny to win triathlon gold

Alistair Brownlee beat brother Jonny to Commonwealth Games gold as England completed a dream day in the triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park.

Nibali closes in on Tour glory

Vincenzo Nibali made another resounding statement in this year's Tour de France (AP)

Vincenzo Nibali claimed his fourth stage success of the 101st Tour de France on Thursday to all but seal overall victory.

Hales eyes World Cup role

Alex Hales has impressed for England in the Twenty20 format

Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales hopes his form this season in the LV= County Championship can help secure him a place in the England squad for the forthcoming ICC World Cup.

Stimpson: Medal is for everyone

England's Jodie Stimpson, centre, and Vicky Holland, right, were joined on the podium by Canada's Kirsten Sweetland, left

Jodie Stimpson described missing out on the London Olympics as "the kick up the backside I needed" after winning the first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Herrera: We won't get carried away

Ander Herrera made a promising start in a Manchester United shirt

Ander Herrera is sure Louis van Gaal will do his utmost to keep his Manchester United players grounded after their 7-0 destruction of the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Stimpson secures first Glasgow gold

Jodie Stimpson crosses the line to win gold

English triathlete Jodie Stimpson won the first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games to banish the pain of missing out on the London Olympics.

Wiggins leads England into final

England and Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold this evening

Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold on his track cycling return this evening, with England facing off against favourites Australia in the team pursuit final at the Commonwealth Games.

Flower to lead Lions

Former senior national coach Andy Flower will lead England Lions in their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

Glasgow gold glee for marvel Miley

Scotland's Hannah Miley in action in the Women's 400m Individual Medley.

Hannah Miley had the Saltire flying high on the opening night of the Commonwealth Games swimming at Tollcross as she successfully defended her 400 metres individual medley title.

Van Gaal hails United performance

Louis van Gaal was impressed by what he saw from his Manchester United charges

Louis van Gaal hailed his "fantastic" players as he began his reign as Manchester United manager with a 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Farah out of Glasgow Games

Mo Farah had been due to compete in the 5,000m and the 10,000m

Mo Farah insisted he had no choice but to pull out of the Commonwealth Games through illness, as more of the star quality due to be on show in Glasgow disappeared.

City ease to friendly win

Dedryck Boyata was one of the Manchester City goalscorers

Manchester City began their pre-season tour of America with a comfortable 4-1 victory over MLS champions Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park.

Perez welcomes Mexico F1 return

Sergio Perez is excited by a home grand prix

Sergio Perez believes the return of the Mexico Grand Prix to the Formula One calendar can show the country as "the best in the world".

Mercedes duo target Hungarian win

Lewis Hamilton, left, and Nico Rosberg both want to be on top of the podium this Sunday

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are both determined to claim a win in Hungary this weekend that will put them in good spirits heading into Formula One's summer break.

Wiggins targets more track glory

Sir Bradley Wiggins will be back on the track in Glasgow

Sir Bradley Wiggins makes his eagerly awaited return to track cycling this morning in what he expects to be a three-way battle for team pursuit gold at the Commonwealth Games.

United net seven to see off Galaxy

Danny Welbeck was among the Manchester United goalscorers (AP)

Debutant defender Reece James scored twice as Manchester United began life under Louis van Gaal with a thumping 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy.