Galway were beaten in the Leinster hurling final by Kilkenny despite the individual brilliance of Joe Canning. Photograph: Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • July 6, 2015, 08:40

(...)-up to America’s Beth Allen after a bogey on the last. Bernd Wiesbergerproduced a flawless final round(...)

Pope Francis covers his face due winds upon his arrival to Quito, Ecuador. Photograph: Jose Jacome/EPA

Laughing as his hat flew off in the Andean highland wind, Pope Francis flew into Ecuador on Sunday to start a “homecoming” tour of South America, wher(...)

World No 1 amateur Leona Maguire finished alone in second place at the ISPS HANDA Ladies European Masters at The Buckinghamshire Golf Club near London. Photograph: Tristan Jones/LET

World No 1 amateur makes a bogey on 18 to lose by one shot from America’s Beth Allen (...)

Screen grab from a video released  by Cubavision showing Cuban former President Fidel Castro  during a visit to the Research Institute of Food Industry in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Getty

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro (88), visited 19 cheese masters for four hours on Friday in a rare trip outside his Havana home, official media ha(...)

 Donald Trump  as he announces his candidacy for the US presidency:  his comments about Mexicans   have made him stand out in a crowded field of Republican candidates. Photograph:  Christopher Gregory/Getty Images

(...) people the country was sending to the US. His remarks have caused a diplomatic storm with America’s(...)

A fan with a flag in the Argentine colours. The pope is not travelling  to his native Argentina during this trip. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

Pope Francis sets out tomorrow on a week-long trip to three of Latin America’s poorest countries(...)

Street, New Orleans  New Orleans has always been one of America’s coolest cities, but TV shows like(...)

You can do Route 66 by car, but what about on the back of a Harley Davidson?

(...) includes flights, all accommodations, all train fares and coach transfers.     The America’s(...)

In one of the most bizarre twists in America’s war on terrorism, the CIA assigned veteran(...)

A man watches a television broadcast of US president Barack Obama speaking, in Havana on Wednesday. Mr Obama said the US would increase contacts with the Cuban people and engage with the Havana government, civil society and ordinary Cubans. Photograph: Enrique de la Osa/Reuters

(...) and to begin a new chapter with our neighbours in the Americas,” said Mr Obama. Cuban president Raul(...)