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Europe

The Open Championship: Rory McIlroy returns to Northern Ireland

Fourteen years ago, then 16-year-old McIlroy carded the lowest round ever seen at Royal Portrush at the 2005 Northern Ireland championship.

AJ Impact

UK finance minister: Riyadh must crack down on sports TV piracy

UK sports events are being ripped off by a pirate TV channel believed to be based in Saudi Arabia.

 UK finance minister: Riyadh must crack down on sports TV piracy

Football

Mahrez's late winner takes Algeria to African Cup final

Algeria edge past Nigeria after stoppage-time goal to seal a place in the final where they will take on Senegal.

Mahrez's late winner takes Algeria to African Cup final

Cricket World Cup

Cricket World Cup: England beat New Zealand to lift trophy

Hosts England edge past New Zealand in a nerve-wracking final to win the World Cup for the first time.

Cricket World Cup: England beat New Zealand to lift trophy

Sport

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win fifth Wimbledon title

The Serb saved two championship points to retain his title in a tense and tight match that lasted nearly five hours.

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win fifth Wimbledon title

Football

Algeria charter planes to carry fans for African Cup semi-final

Algerian authorities hope additional fans for Sunday's semi-final against Nigeria will help boost the team.

Algeria charter planes to carry fans for African Cup semi-final

Cricket World Cup

'Party poopers' New Zealand, hosts England eye World Cup glory

Favourites England take on Black Caps in the final at Lord's with both sides aiming for a first World Cup title.

'Party poopers' New Zealand, hosts England eye World Cup glory

Tennis

Halep becomes first Romanian to win Wimbledon

Halep beats seven-time winner Williams in straight sets to win her second Grand Slam title.

Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon

Tennis

Federer beats Nadal to reach record 12th Wimbledon final

Eight-time champion will face world top-ranked Djokovic after three-hour semifinal against Nadal.

Federer beats Nadal to reach record 12th Wimbledon final

France

Woman killed, shops looted in France after Algeria's football win

Woman run over by celebrating Algerian fan in Montpellier while shops looted in Paris after team's quarter-final win.

Woman killed, shops looted in France after Algeria's football win

Africa

Algeria and Tunisia progress to AFCON semi-finals

Tunisia beat underdogs Madagascar 3-0 while Algeria defeated Ivory Coast in a penalty shoot-out after a 1-1 draw.

Algeria and Tunisia progress to AFCON semi-finals