Novak Djokovic celebrates after victory in his men’s singles final  against Andy Murray at the Australian Open  in Melbourne. Photograph:  William West/AFP/Getty Images

It was with relief as much as elation that, after three hours and 39 minutes, Novak Djokovic raised his tired arms in celebration in the Rod Laver Are(...)

Andy Murray: “I think it was amazing how many people turned out to vote. I personally wasn’t able to vote. I trust the Scottish people made the right decision.”

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, who was abused on social media for tweeting his support for Scottish independence last week, was disappointed o(...)

 Andy Murray is overcome with emotion after beating Novak Djokovic in the men’s singles final at Wimbledon yesterday. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA.

It wasn’t so much a long English summer as 77 years of arid weeks in June and July that were initially an irritant, became a joke and in small steps t(...)

Andy Murray celebrates his win over Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Andy Murray ended 77 years of hurt for British tennis as he clinched the Wimbledon men’s singles title.Not since Fred Perry won for the third successi(...)

 Andy Murray in action against Marin Cilic in the final of the AEGON Championships at The Queen’s Club, London.  Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Andy Murray will begin his Wimbledon campaign today as Murray mania returns to Britain.The Scot will launch his challenge for the title with a late-a(...)

Anchor man John Inverdale makes a great audience for John McEnroe as dusk falls on the All England club during Wimbledon fortnight. Photograph: PA

It’s less wild, not as much a force of nature, but it is England’s All-Ireland hurling final. It’s their Super Bowl. Their running the bulls in Pamplo(...)

Left-wing militants pay tribute to Clement Meric, who was attacked by skinheads on Thursday in Paris, France. Meric was reportedly left brain dead after a fight with skinheads thought to be associated with a small far-right group. Photograph: Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images

rIn just three days, Clément Méric’s baby face has become the ubiquitous symbol of the low-grade civil war between extreme left and right in France. M(...)