Rory McIlroy is almost certain to miss the British Open after rupturing ankle ligaments. Photograph: PA

(...) been made of a potential rivalry with Jordan Spieth, winner of the year’s first two majors. A spokesman(...)

Both myself and my caddie Dermot Byrne left Chambers Bay singing the same tune, that it was one of the best and most enjoyable weeks we’d ever had at a golf tournament. Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

(...)-10 finish in a US Open, my second top-10 in the last four Majors, was something I was proud of and I(...)

Serena Williams celebrates winning her Ladies Singles first round match against Margarita Gasparyan of Russia during day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Photo: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

(...) the calendar Grand Slam of winning all four majors in the same year, a feat last achieved by Steffi(...)

Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic won the WTA Eastbourne International tennis tournament in Eastbourne. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) seriously for the majors until they’re in their mid-20s, although there are exceptions in Romanian Simona(...)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during a pratice session prior to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

(...), making this the longest period without a successful title defence at any of the majors. Federer is also(...)

The Royal and Ancient have announced that the winner of next month’s Open Championship at St Andrew’s will receive over £1 million for the first time. Photo: David Cannon/R&A

The winner of next month’s Open Championship at St Andrew’s will receive over £1 million for the first time ever after the R&A today announced the(...)

Brazil’s forward Roberto Firmino has been confirmed as Liverpool’s latest signing. Photograph: Getty Images
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(...): Majors Fresh from his back-to-back Majors in the US, Jordan Spieth is now poised to launch bid for second(...)

 Jordan Spieth of the United States poses with the trophy  after winning the 115th US Open Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

(...) played as a match play tournament, in the round of 32. In 1951, Ben Hogan took the first two Majors. But(...)

The 2015 Munster hurling final venue looks set to be Semple Stadium. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho
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(...) of an insight into how Donegal beat Dublin last summer there. Golf: US Open With two majors from(...)

Shane Lowry has moved up to 45 in the world after his joint-ninth finish at the US  Open at Chambers Bay. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

(...), his second top-10 in the past four Majors. However, the 82 FedEx Cup points he earned were critical(...)