Démare completes hat trick of wins on stage 13 – Giro d’Italia

Frenchman Arnaud Demare rewarded his Groupama-FDJ team for all their hard work with a third win on the Giro d’Italia after the breakaway was caught inside the final kilometre of Stage 13 to Cuneo. Demare strengthened his grip on the maglia ciclamino after holding off Phil Bauhaus, Mark Cavendish and Fernando Gaviria on a day pink jersey candidate Romain Bardet abandoned through illness.

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Rory McIlroy sets early pace at PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy finally found the fast start he has been craving in a major to leave playing partner Tiger Woods trailing in his wake in the 104th US PGA Championship. The Northern Irishman holds a one shot lead heading into the second round at Southern Hills.

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Stefano Oldani wins stage 12 from the break – Giro d’Italia

Stefano Oldani surged to a first pro win from a leading trio in Genoa after Alpecin-Fenix exploited their numerical advantage to devastating effect in Stage 12 of the Giro. Teammates Mathieu van der Poel and Oscar Riesebeek proved the perfect decoys for Oldani, who held off Lorenzo Rota and Gijs Leemreize. Elsewhere, Wilco Kelderman and Lucas Hamilton clawed back eight minutes on GC.

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Eintracht Frankfurt see off Rangers on penalties to win Europa League

Kevin Trapp was the hero for Eintracht Frankfurt as he saved an Aaron Ramsey penalty in the shootout paving the way for Rafael Santos Borré to score the winner for the Bundesliga side. The Germans fought from a goal down to force extra time and the decisive spot kicks.

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Alberto Dainese sprints to surprise win on stage 11 – Giro d’Italia

Alberto Dainese became the first Italian to win a stage on this Giro d’Italia after coming from nowhere to edge Fernando Gaviria in Reggio Emilia and frustrate the favourites Arnaud Demare, Mark Cavendish and Caleb Ewan. Spain’s Juan Pedro Lopez retained the pink jersey as Richard Carapaz rose to second in the general classification after snatching three bonus seconds in an intermediate sprint.

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