New signing Pedro scored on his Chelsea debut helping his side to a 3-2 win away at West Bromwich Albion. Photograph: Epa

West Bromwich Albion 2 Chelsea 3 The good news for Chelsea is that the defence of their title is up and running with a first victory of the sea(...)

 Vincent Kompany scores  Manchester City’s  third goal during the  Premier League match against  West Brom  at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

West Brom 0 Manchester City 3 These are only the embryonic stages of the new Premier League season so perhaps there should be a note of caution attach(...)

Bernd Wiesberger  celebrates with his caddy after winning the Alstom Open de France  in Paris. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger added his name to the illustrious list of Alstom Open de France champions thanks to a brilliant closing 65 at Le Golf Natio(...)

Jaco Van Zyl leades the French Open by two shots after carding a flawless third round 64 in Paris. Photograph: Afp

A day after “finishing in an ambulance”, South Africa’s Jaco van Zyl carded a brilliant 64 to claim a two-shot lead heading into the final round of th(...)

Graeme McDowell: “I have a lot of technique in my head to be honest and I have to strip that out; I’ve got to get back to basics and try to clear the mind.” Photograph: Getty

Graeme McDowell admitted he needs to “clear his mind” after his bid for a third successive French Open title came to an ignominious early end. McDowel(...)

Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal celebrates a birdie during his final round on the way to winning  the BMW International Open in Germany. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images

Pablo Larrazabal attributed his second BMW International Open title to a flying start as he carded a final-day 66 to see off the challenge of Henrik S(...)

England’s James Morrison gestures towards the crowd on the 18th green during the third round of the BMW International Open  at the Eichenried Golf Club  in Munich. Photo: Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Surrey’s James Morrison knows he has to maintain his consistent low scoring this week to stand a chance of winning his second European Tour title in s(...)

Shane Lowry made a par 72 in his opening round at the BMW International in Munich. Photograph: Getty

World number seven Henrik Stenson briefly feared the worst before finding top gear to card an eventful 67 in the BMW International in Munich yesterday(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill cuts a frustrated figure. Photograph: Inpho/Cathal Noonan 2:10

There is rarely a good time to hear the strange music of Scottish bagpipes. But an hour into what was supposed to be an exhibition of Irish fury at th(...)

Defending champion  Rory McIlroy looks for his ball in a bush after a wayward  drive on the 11th hole during the second round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photo:   Andrew Boyers/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Defending champion Rory McIlroy crashed out of the BMW PGA Championship on Friday, missing the cut for the third time in four years in the European(...)