Teammate pips Porte

Teammate pips Porte

Cycling. Australian Richie Porte finished second in the two-day Criterium International on Corsica on Sunday, with his Team Sky teammate Chris Froome taking the honours. Tour de France runner-up Froome overtook Porte and living up to their reputation of being able to fend off rivals, the British team stifled attacks and notched up another 1-2 up the 14km final climb.

Storm rains on Tiger's parade

Golf. Tiger Woods' bid to regain golf's world No.1 ranking with an eighth Bay Hill title was put on hold when a thunderstorm forced the final-round finish to be pushed to Monday. Woods and playing partner Rickie Fowler had just completed the second hole when play halted. Woods' birdie at the par-three second put him 12-under and stretched his lead to three strokes over Fowler, Keegan Bradley, Ken Duke and John Huh.

LeBron lifts Heat to 26 wins

Basketball. LeBron James finished with 32 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds as the Miami Heat won their 26th straight NBA game, cruising to a 109-77 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Some of the world's best athletes were courtside on Sunday - Novak Djokovic, Rory McIlroyand Wladimir Klitschko. James made 11 of 14 shots while helping Miami move within seven wins of the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers for the league record of 33 in a row.


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