WORLD OF SPORT: Day’s tears of joy, Murray ends Djokovic drought, Aussies’ struggles continue

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Jason Day could not hold back the tears after finally securing his first major title with a three-shot victory at the PGA Championship on Sunday.

The Australian led from start to finish during the final round at Whistling Straits, closing with a five-under-par 67 to hold off the challenge of new world No 1 Jordan Spieth, having previously recorded nine top-10 finishes in major championships. (Sky Sports)

Andy Murray ended an eight-match losing run against Novak Djokovic, beating the world number one for the first time in two years to win the Rogers Cup.

The British number one’s 6-4 4-6 6-3 victory in three hours in Montreal earned him a fourth title of the year. (BBC)

Sam Burgess hopes his performance in England’s victory over France on Saturday night will keep his World Cup dream alive as the former rugby league star revealed his initial frustrations with adapting to the 15-a-side game are over.

Burgess made a compelling case for his inclusion in England’s 31-man tournament squad with an impressive debut in the 19-14 victory at Twickenham in their first World Cup warm-up match. (Telegraph)

Australia’s captain-in-waiting Steve Smith was out for a duck as the tourists prepared for their final Ashes Test of the summer with a draw against Northamptonshire.

Smith was caught behind off the bowling of Maurice Chambers in only the 12th delivery of the last day of the rain-affected three-day match at Wantage Road. (Mail)