Europe staged a dramatic final-day comeback to overturn a five-point deficit and retain the Ryder Cup.
Francisco Molinari finished all-square with Tiger Woods on the 18th green to secure a European win by 14 1/2 points to 13 1/2. Martin Kaymer had already holed a six-foot putt to guarantee at least a tie for his side, ensuring that the trophy would be heading back to Europe, before Woods bogeyed the final hole.
USA had built an impressive lead in the match over the first two days, but Europe fought back, inspired by captain’s pick Ian Poulter who won all four of his matches over the weekend.
In the Premier League, Tottenham won at Old Trafford for the first time in the league for 22years as Manchester United lost ground on their title rivals.
Jan Vertonghen scored after just two minutes and Gareth Bale added to Spurs’ lead in the first half. In three furious minutes at the start of the second half United scored two either side of Clint Dempsey’s winner and despite a late charge Spurs held on to win.
Chelsea’s fine run continued as they beat an in-form Arsenal side 2-1 at the Emirates stadium.
Fernando Torres got the better of Laurent Koscielny to find the net from a Juan Mata free kick and a second Mata set-piece provided the away side’s second goal, this time a free-kick which went straight in.
Gervinho had equalised before half-time but it was Chelsea who took all three points to maintain their position three points clear of the chasing pack at the top of the Premier League table..
Manchester City had to rely on a last-minute goal from substitute Edin Dzeko to get the better of Fulham to win 2-1.
Liverpool finally reached top gear, getting their first win of the season in emphatic style. They beat Norwich 5-2 at Carrow Road with Luis Suarez bagging a hat trick.
England beat New Zealand by six wickets on Saturday to put themselves in a good position going into the final round of Super 8 matches in the World Twenty20 Championship.
Luke Wright scored 76 off 43 in an innings which included five sizes, four of which came within seven balls. Steven Finn took three wickets for 16.
New Zealand won the inaugural Rugby Championship, thrashing Argentina 54-15, scoring seven tries.
Cory Jane scored a hat trick to help his side take the lead after their opponents had gone in front thanks to a Martin Landajo try.
Warrington trounced St Helens 36-18 to set up a Super League Grand Final meeting with Leeds, who beat Wigan 13-12.