Thomas effectively seals his first Tour de France title

Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey reacts as he crosses the finish line during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 31 kilometers (19.3 miles) with start in Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle and finish in Espelette, France, Saturday, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

ESPELETTE, France (AP) — No longer merely a support rider for Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas is going to Paris in the yellow jersey.

Baker sets world record in 100 back at nationals

Kathleen Baker reacts after her world record in the women's 100-meter backstroke final at the U.S. national championships swimming meet Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Irvine, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Kathleen Baker had settled for a first-place tie in the 200-meter backstroke. In the 100 back, she wanted the attention for herself.

Arenado homers again in Rockies’ 4-1 win over Athletics

Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado, left, gestures as he crosses home plate after hitting a solo home as Oakland Athletics catcher Josh Phegley looks on in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — A slow start behind him, Carlos Gonzalez has come on to play a central role in the Colorado Rockies’ mid-season surge.

Dustin Johnson tied for Canadian Open lead

Dustin Johnson of the United States hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during round three of the Canadian Open at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario Saturday, July 28, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Top-ranked Dustin Johnson used a fast start and a late eagle to grab a share of the lead Saturday in the RBC Canadian Open.

All-Area Tennis Team

Idaho Falls’ Rachel Harris and Whitney Black high five after defeating Sugar-Salem in a doubles match during the East Idaho Invitational in April at Sunnyside Courts.

The Post Register’s annual all-area tennis selections.



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