sports news round-up – sunday, july 15

10:00    15 Jul 2018

Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker (R) and Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (L) in action
Welcome to Fox Sports Africa’s round-up of sports news for Sunday, July 15.

Basketball & baseball

The Chicago Bulls announced that the team has signed forward Jabari Parker and Justin Smoak hit a pair of home runs and Dwight Smith Jr. added one of his own in Toronto's 13-7 victory over the Red Sox at Fenway Park.

UFC & boxing

UFC women’s featherweight queen Cris Cyborg has the oddsmakers’ attention heading into her potential superfight with UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes later this year and Joseph Parker says he has no time for easy fights as he looks to become a heavyweight champion again.

Cycling, athletics & tennis

Dutch cyclist Dylan Groenewegen won second straight Tour de France stage with sprint finish in Amiens, Nash Lowis won Australia’s first world U20 title in a men’s throwing event, while Camryn Rogers became the first Canadian woman to win a world U20 title and German player Angelique Kerber won the 2018 Wimbledon women's title after defeating American star Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3.

Motorsport & golf

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas is unconcerned by recent clashes with Ferrari saying they are part and parcel of two teams fighting closely together on track and Japanese star Hideto Tanihara shot a 61 in the second round of the Scottish Open at Gullane to break a course record that had been set just hours earlier.
 

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