BRITISH OPEN: The American invasion of Royal Troon

None in the crowd of roughly 10,000 suspected that when Bobby Locke of South Africa tapped in for a two-shot victory and a record score in the British Open, he would be the last player from outside the United States to hoist the claret jug at Royal Troon.

  • Written by By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Cummings wins Tour stage as inflatable device blocks riders

LAC DE PAYOLLE, France (AP) — British rider Steve Cummings won the opening stage in the Pyrenees of the Tour de France with a solo attack on the well-known Col d'Aspin climb on Friday.

  • Written by By ANDREW DAMPF, AP Sports Writer

Euro 2016 final pits Ronaldo vs Griezmann again for a trophy

PARIS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann will meet for another title showdown when Portugal faces France in the European Championship final on Sunday, just six weeks after they contested the Champions League final.

  • Written by By ROB HARRIS, AP Global Soccer Writer

IAAF rejects Kenyan officials' appeals against suspensions

MONACO (AP) — The IAAF ethics panel rejected appeals by three senior Kenyan athletics officials who were challenging the extension of their suspensions for another six months while they are investigated for corruption.