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Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from next week's Memorial Tournament, his last scheduled warm-up event for the US Open, due to an ongoing rib injury. McIlroy suffered the problem in the off-season after extensive practice sessions as he tried to decide on new equipment following former supplier Nike's withdrawal from the market. It flared up as he lost a play-off to Graeme...

Manchester City have announced the signing of Monaco playmaker Bernardo Silva. Press Association Sport understands City will pay £43million (€49m) for the 22-year-old, who will officially move on July 1. It means City have won the race for the Portugal international ahead of neighbours Manchester United, who were also interested in him. The player flew into Manchester Airport on Thursday night and...

Greek authorities have arrested two men in possession of an illegally excavated ancient marble statue of a young man, which they were allegedly trying to sell for €200,000. The badly battered work, dating from around 550 BC, had been broken recently into four pieces about 1.6ft long when assembled. Most of the face is disfigured, and the legs are missing below...

The US military is planning a missile defence test next week which for the first time will target an intercontinental-range missile. The Pentagon plan is to closely simulate a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) aimed at the US homeland, with the test scheduled for next Tuesday. The US interceptor has a spotty track record, having succeeded in nine of 17...

Egypt's government forces have struck bases in which militants who waged a deadly attack against Christians have been trained. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said fighter jets struck militant bases in eastern Libya in retaliation for an attack by suspected Islamic State militants that killed 28 Christians and wounded another 22 south of Cairo. The officials said the warplanes targeted the headquarters of...

Counter-terror police hunting potential accomplices to the Manchester suicide bombing have carried out fresh raids and made an arrest. A search of an address in St Helens, Merseyside, concluded on Friday morning, police said, although it remained unclear how it was connected to the atrocity at Manchester Arena carried out by Salman Abedi. The total number of arrests connected to...

The New York Times is on a fresh collision course with Donald Trump after he vowed to investigate leaked evidence from the Manchester terror attack. Material from the scene of the atrocity, including the bomb's alleged detonator, were pictured in a story by the news outlet on Wednesday, having apparently been shared by US officials. The unauthorised release provoked outrage...

Rita Ora has spoken about her split from Jay Z’s record label Roc Nation, saying the decision was “mutual and respectful”. The singer released her first album, Ora, through the rapper’s label but parted ways with him and signed a contract with Atlantic Records in 2016, with her first single in two years, Your Song, released this week. In a podcast...