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Skipper Virat Kohli criticises team India for fielding against

We are really happy as the team is doing really well. They have not lost to Pakistan since the Asia Cup in March 2014 and are now locked at 2-2 in their head-to-head count at the 50-over Champions Trophy . " Pakistan needs to do some soul searching before its next game against the top-ranked ODI team - South Africa". Even then, it does not come as a surprise when India skipper Virat Kohli , in his post match media conference after thrashing Pakistan in Birmingham on Sunday, said ... Read More »

Blue Jays at Mariners


Tyler Cloyd (1-0) pitched one inning of relief to get the victory in his first appearance in the majors since September 29, 2013. Jose Bautista hit his 11th homer of the season, but Seattle's pitching staff managed to quiet most of Toronto's lineup. Read More »

Andy Murray: "I'm proud of the tournament I had"


Nadal was unfazed, thrashing Thiem 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 in just a couple of hours. Selecting a victor might seem straightforward, given Andy Murray stretched Wawrinka's total court time for the tournament by four hours and 34 minutes to 15 hours and 20 minutes in a courageous but doomed semi-final over five sets on Friday. Read More »

Golden State Warriors on the brink of history


But if there's one silver lining for the Warriors in a nightmare Game 4, it's that they exited the hostile and often emotional environment without an incident that could lead to a suspension of one of their main guns, like what happened to Draymond Green a season ago, completely altering the Finals. Read More »

Trump asks Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Trump also appeared to suggest the decision to sever diplomatic relations with Qatar, home to a large USA military base, was understandable. Trump initially tweeted his support for the Saudi-led group, before apparently being nudged into a more even-handed approach when USA defence officials renewed praise of Qatar, home of the al-Udeid base where the US military commands its air missions across the Middle East and Afghanistan. Read More »

NBA Finals Interrupted By Bizarre Controversy

In one of the wildest National Basketball Association games in recent memories, the Cavaliers pounced on the Warriors early, shot themselves to a huge lead and staved off a sweep during an emotional - and often unhinged - second half, finishing off the Warriors 137-116, to move this series to 3-1 heading back to Oakland. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017: Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason


Ultimately the Warriors were undone by a slow start yesterday as the Cavaliers , playing with their backs up against the wall, turned in their most physical and complete game of the NBA's championship series. Fans chanted " Cavs in 7 " to end the night. LeBron James finished with a triple double, totaling 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists . "We knew that's part of who we are, but I feel like we say that every game", said Kevin Love , who had 23 points for the Cavs. Read More »

Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title


Yeah, it's a big challenge. "I just enjoy it so much". "But then, first match was a tough match as well, and I won it. It's my goal, I think", said Ostapenko who will climb from 47th in the rankings to 12th on Monday. 26-seeded Daria Kasatkina, 21st-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro, No. 5-seeded Elina Svitolina and No. 2-seeded Karolina Pliskova-en route to her second career Grand Slam final. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton Grabs Pole For Canadian Grand Prix Ahead Of Sebastian Vettel


But the 32-year-old responded in meteoric fashion to stamp his mark on pole and join Senna in second on the all-time list. It was Raikkonen who was fastest on Friday but Vettel responded with the quickest lap of the weekend so far as he set a 1:12.572, leaving him almost 0.3s clear of his teammate at the end of the final practice session. Read More »

Halep wins opening set of French Open final


The match represented a stark contrast in styles, pitting Halep's stoic defence against the gung-ho approach of her raw opponent, who drew gasps of astonishment from the spectators with the ferocity of her groundstrokes en route to the most stunning of slam successes. Read More »

How many National Basketball Association titles has LeBron James won?

Steph Curry has been outstanding through the first two games - tallying the first triple-double of his Playoff career in Game 2 - finishing with 32 points, 11 assists and 10 boards. The record for any Finals quarter was 47, done by the Los Angeles Lakers in the third quarter against Boston on June 3, 1984. A Durant 3-pointer at the buzzer brought the Warriors a little closer . Read More »

Ostapenko in disbelief after remarkable Roland Garros triumph

World number 47 Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title in the Open era and the first Latvian major champion in history. "I knew that Gustavo Kuerten won his first Roland Garros the day I was born, I have no words". However, the pattern for the remainder of the set was set in the next game as Ostapenko committed three unforced errors to lose her serve. Read More »

Cavaliers lead 115-96 heading into 4th quarter

Though the circumstances are different from previous year, the Cavaliers find themselves in the same position as they head into Monday night's Game 5 , trailing 3-1 in the series. "We're a tough, resilient team". James jumped Michael Jordan (1,176) on the Finals scoring list, and hopped over His Airness (1,463) for the most made free throws in the postseason. Read More »

LeBron James, Kevin Durant get into it during Game 4

James finished with 21 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to move past Magic Johnson , while Kyrie Irving led the Cavaliers with 40 points. Golden State still lead the best-of-seven series 3-1 with Game Five set for Monday in Oakland, California. Read More »

Wood and Rashid restrict Australia

Mark Wood and Adil Rashid wrecked Australian batting lineup as they took 4 wickets each to enable a batting collapse. England slumped to 35-3 before a 40-minute rain delay, but captain Eoin Morgan (87) and Stokes compiled a match-defining 159-run stand for the fourth wicket. Read More »

Golden State Warriors eye historic 16-0, championship in Game 4


Hasn't been a symbol that the same way Cleveland but yet that's LeBron James his fault his legacy should take a hit because of that I can't get on board with that. And yes, the 'Dubs waited until this week's finals matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers to unleash their most potent offense and make the league look so completely top-heavy that King James himself may now have to relocate again. Read More »

Warriors fall to red-hot Cavs


Game 4 in Cleveland will be shown on the huge overhead scoreboard at Oracle, the seats are all tinged in gold and a huge "Strength In Numbers" banner - the team motto - is on display as well. "We understand who they have on their team and what they're about and how established they are, but I think in those three losses we lost track of who we were". Read More »

Ostapenko levels French Open final against Halep


Having taken the first set on the tie-break, 7-4, Ostapenko began to miss as Bacsinszky threw in all sorts of junk in an effort to unsettle her. NAN reports that Mimi Jausovec was the last unseeded player to reach the French Open final in 1983, losing to Chris Evert . Read More »

Ferrari dominates final practice with Vettel, Raikkonen one-two; Stroll 18th


Hamilton displaced Vettel after 21 minutes before Raikkonen delivered his lap in 1:12.935 seconds to take over on top. Vettel responded to Hamilton's first effort with a 1:11:795, a time that prompted the Brit to go even quicker. His Williams teammate Felipe Massa was seventh in 1:13.527. The session was packed with incidents with many cars struggling and spinning - including Frenchman Romain Grosjean of Haas , who spun three times, Vettel and Verstappen, as they sought the limits ... Read More »

Another Chelsea forward linked with West Ham move

The Burkina Faso global enjoyed a hugely impressive loan spell at Ajax this campaign and was named in the Europa League squad of the season after helping the Dutch club to reach the final of the competition. Besides, a good pre-season with the Italian can do wonders for a player's reputation, as was made clear by Victor Moses' surprise inclusion in the squad post the start of the 2016/17 season and subsequent meteoric rise to prominence in the Chelsea starting XI. Read More »

Penguins pummel Preds 6-0 in Game 5 rout


The Predators need another great defensive performance Sunday night in Game 6 or they will watch Pittsburgh celebrate a second straight Stanley Cup championship on their ice, in front of their frenzied "Smashville" fans, catfish and all. Read More »

United bid for Morata rejected


At 6 " 1 Morata is more than capable of providing a physical presence up front and is exactly the kind of player Mourinho has built his sides around in the past. "I do not know". The Spain worldwide scored 20 goals in all competitions for Real last season, as the club clinched La Liga and the Champions League. Read More »

Did Sidney Crosby Get Away With A Dirty Play?

Heading into Nashville , Pittsburgh was leading the series 2-0 but the Predators won Games 3 and 4 and tied the series 2-2. Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette and players pause at the bench during the third period in Game 5 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins , Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh . Read More »