England’s James Anderson says he “can bowl better” despite taking his best-ever Ashes figures of 6-47 on the first day of the third Test reports BBC Sport
The 32-year-old took four Australian wickets in 19 balls as the tourists were skittled out for 136 at Edgbaston.
Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari will try to “make the impossible possible” and beat Mercedes to the Formula 1 title reports BBC Sport
The German is 42 points behind leader Lewis Hamilton after his second win of the season at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Chris Froome says he will “never dishonour” the yellow jersey after becoming the first Briton to win two Tour de France titles reports BBC Sport
Froome faced abuse from spectators and accusations of doping throughout the 21-stage race, which ended on Sunday.
He beat Colombia’s Nairo Quintana to the title by 72 seconds.
Romain Bardet delivered a second home win in this year’s Tour de France as leader Chris Froome remained unscathed by a second day of climbs in the Alps reports BBC Sport
AG2R rider Bardet, 24, beat a breakaway group to the top of the 1,924m Col du Glandon and, with 34km remaining of stage 18, eked out a decisive lead.
Pierre Rolland finished 33 seconds behind to complete a French one-two
Zach Johnson said he was “humbled to be Open champion” after winning the Claret Jug at St Andrews via a play-off reports BBC Sport
The American, 39, beat Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa and Australian Marc Leishman in a four-hole play-off to add The Open to his 2007 Masters victory.
It was only at the end of June that Dunne put himself in danger of missing Open qualifying at Woburn, failing to calculate properly the travel time to the course. He made it and he won it reports BBC Sport
Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic will win “four or five more Grand Slams” in the next two years, according to former world number one John McEnroe reports BBC Sport
Djokovic, 28, beat Roger Federer on Sunday to retain his title, his third at SW19 and his ninth Major in total.
“Novak is just coming into his prime and it is pretty hard not to think that he is getting stronger and stronger.”
Mark Cavendish earned a first Tour de France success in almost two years as he sprinted to victory on stage seven reports BBC Sport
The 30-year-old’s 26th win takes him two behind Bernard Hinault (28), while Eddy Merckx’s record stands at 34.
Cavendish powered past Andre Greipel about 50m from the line on an uphill finish in Fougeres to avenge two losses to the German earlier in the Tour
But it was Moeen Ali who scored 77 and took two important wickets that gained England the upper hand in the first Ashes Test against Australia reports BBC Sport
The hosts added 87 runs to their overnight total in 14.1 overs to post 430 all out in a sun-kissed Cardiff and were then rewarded for a disciplined bowling display as Australia slipped to 264-5.
Lewis Hamilton said he was “welling up with tears” on his way to winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday reports BBC Sport
The Mercedes driver had to fight for his fifth win of the year after a bad start left him third and later rain threatened his position at the front.
He said: “It’s a very proud moment. To see a sea of British fans with all the flags and caps is a huge day for me”.