Sports Notes: Murray wins Wimbledon again, No Sharapova at Olympics

Andy Murray of Britain celebrates a point against Milos Raonic of Canada during the men’s singles final on the fourteenth day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.

LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray has earned a second Wimbledon championship for Britain in the last three years. The second-seeded Scot disarmed big-serving Milos Raonic (MEE’-lohsh ROW’-nihch) 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 for his third major championship. Britain had gone 77 years without a Wimbledon men’s champion before Murray’s 2013 title.

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A ruling on Maria Sharapova’s appeal against her two-year doping ban has been postponed until September. That means she’s definitively out of the Rio Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Sharapova and the International Tennis Federation agreed to defer the decision. Sharapova tested positive for meldonium at the Australian Open in January.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas will both be flying down to Rio. Biles, the three-time world gymnastics champion, secured her spot on the U.S. Olympic team with a near flawless tour of the SAP Center last night. Douglas, the defending Olympic champion who’s been struggling recently, finished third on uneven bars. Also on the women’s team: Aly Raisman (AL’-ee RAYS’-mihn), Madison Kocian (KOH’-shun) and Laurie Hernandez.

SAN MARTIN, Calif. (AP) — Brittany Lang benefited from a penalty assessed to Anna Norqvist in a playoff to win the U.S. Women’s Open by three shots. Nordqvist touched the sand with her club in a bunker for a two-stroke penalty on the second extra hole, but the players weren’t told of the decision until they were on the next hole. Lang was 6 under in capturing her first major championship.

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Substitute Eder (ay-DEHR’) rocketed a right-footed shot past the outstretch arm of diving goalie Hugo Lloris (yor’-EES) in extra time to lift Portugal to a 1-0 win over France in the Euro 2016 final. The Portuguese won their first championship despite being without captain and star Christiano Ronaldo. He was taken off on a stretcher in the 25th minute with a left knee injury.

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