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Nadal sets record with 10th French Open title

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Wawrinka , who was the 2015 French Open champion , was the picture of grace in defeat. The win in Melbourne was his first after 11 straight losses against Nadal. It threatened to get embarrassing for the Swiss when Nadal, his forehands now as venomous as a viper, raced into a 3-0 lead in the second set. "The feeling that I have here is impossible to describe and is hard to compare to other places", Nadal said, struggling to contain his emotions. Read More »

We have nothing to lose

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Kohli said: "It ended up changing the whole game for us". We must not forget that the pitches in England are most suitedto English bowlers and batsmen. He heats up the action when things were supposed to be calm. Aamir has, quite often in the past, got into trouble with his controversial comments but his tirade against Sarfraz was a freakish one as he seemed to personally attack the skipper of the Pakistan side. Read More »

Guardiola has no faith in me - Nolito insists on Manchester City exit

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Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling feels "cheap goals" cost his side last season, and hopes the team will be more streetwise in the 2017/18 campaign. The view is that Elano will return to former clubs Manchester City and Shakter Dontesk in order to learn the ways of a football manager and bring those skills and methods back to his side. Read More »

Fowler the new fave to win US Open after hot start

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Open wide open and there for the taking. The No. 3 player in the world , Jason Day, added a 75 to go with his 79 and marveled at the mysterious sport he has mastered , relating how he never felt more prepared for a major than for this. Read More »

4-Way Tie For 1st Place After 2 Rounds of US Open

They were three shots clear of anyone else. But while Casey was relieved after his gutsy fightback, two of the world's top three players - McIlroy and Day - were left contemplating a missed cut. - Fowler after his record-setting score of 7 under. Garcia, who shot a two-under 70, and Brooks Koepka , who shot a five-under 67, have the next best odds on the board at 15/1 and 12/1 respectively. Read More »

Na does 180 on views of Erin Hill

They were three shots clear of anyone else. Fowler enters Friday's second round with a one-shot lead over Paul Casey and Tommy Schauffele. And it doesn't stop there. Golfer Brandt Snedeker said he spotted something while on the course at Erin Hills, about 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee. "It was a good display, all my own fault, of what can happen if you get out of position on this golf course". Read More »

Who are NBA champions Golden State?

They beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1 in the Finals [VIDEO] and proved that they are the most dominant team in the National Basketball Association right now, and no team is actually even close to them. "It's just a great group of guys, great community, great arena, great fans", Durant said after the Warriors clinched the title . "See what we're missing", Green says, recounting the text message he sent Durant. Read More »

Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth rue poor putting at US Open

Paul Casey was alone in third at 7 under after a 71 in the second round. They were joined by Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood of England, who each had a 70. But the Englishman now has a share of the lead at the U.S. Open. He tapped in for par. - Fowler after his record-setting score of 7 under. Fowler shot a 73 and was still very much in the hunt at a second straight major. Read More »

Casey rides rollercoaster up US Open leaderboard

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I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did. The last major he played in was the 2015 PGA Championship . Starting from the 10th tee, Fowler showed why he was among the pre-tournament favourites, returning a polished bogey-free effort that matched the lowest first round score in relation to par at a U.S. Read More »

Juventus ready to join Donnarumma chase, rule out €100m Verratti move

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Real Madrid are considering a swap deal in order to get Gianluigi Donnarumma , according to Sport Mediaset . As reported by MilanNews.it , the club are still keen to add a marquee name this summer, and particularly after Donnarumma snubbed them, they need a possible new face of the club to excite supporters and grow their global appeal. Read More »

Sarfraz Ahmed's Etawah-based mamu roots for India in Champions Trophy final

Rohit Sharma's unbeaten century sealed India's place in a Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals Pakistan after the title-holders thrashed Bangladesh by nine wickets at Edgbaston on Thursday. In a rare, rear-guard action led by skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed, they then chased down Sri Lanka's score of 236 in 44.5 overs, after being in the dumps at 137-6, to qualify for the semi-finals. Read More »

Golden State Warriors: 5 things we want to see at the parade

Like, a hypothetical, if the championship were to happen would I do it and I think I answered "I wouldn't go". "I'm just excited to do something special", Curry said during the presentation of the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy on Tuesday in Oakland , after his team beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals . Read More »

Fowler sets pace with brilliant 65 at US Open

Open history. It was a torrid opening round for the world's top three players, with Dustin Johnson shooting three over par, Rory McIlroy slumping to six over, and Australian Jason Day a further shot behind on seven over par. Major champions Bubba Watson , Jimmy Walker , Charl Schwartzel and Jason Dufner also missed. BACKING OUT: Back problems forced Danny Willett to pull out of another tournament . Read More »

The Golden State Warriors win the championship and get revenge

I thought we played well, got better each game , but against good teams you can't give away games like Game 3 at home and then expect to come here and win in a hostile environment. According to Monte Pool of NBC Bay Area , Kerr told them in November that if the Warriors won the championship he wouldn't accept an invitation to the Donald Trump White House. Read More »

`Fit-again` Amir to play Champions Trophy final against India

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Mahmood dropped enough hints of including the left-arm pacer in the crucial tie with the kind of experience he brings into the side. "When you go to a final, you want your experienced player, you want him to be fully fit and participating on that particular day", Mahmood said. Read More »

Rickie Fowler leads the US Open as favourites crumble

On top of that, he faced a 8:37 a.m. start time for Saturday's third round in the U.S. Open. Day thought his game was perfectly suited for Erin Hills. He set the target early under warm sunshine, and even as the wind tapered in the afternoon, no one finished with a better score. "It is always cool to be part of some sort of history in golf". Read More »

Kevin Durant does not categorize Warriors as super team

There are plenty of Warriors players and coaches who have been outspoken about some of Trump's comments and policies, including David West who told The Undefeated's Marc Spears that he would probably decline the invite. "I remember exactly where I was this time past year, and it wasn't a great feeling", Curry told the crowd at a rally after the parade. For a team to be successful and not only win one, but multiple titles, there is always more than the superficial. Read More »

What's in a name? Johnson's wife calls the shots with kids

Johnson is still the best golfer in the world and could definitely win this thing, it just seems more likely to me that Johnson will backdoor a top-10 by going low on Sunday. Entering this week, he has a almost five-points average lead in the Official World Golf Ranking over No. 2 Rory McIlroy . "But it's a typical U.S. Read More »

England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Joe Root

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Mahmood was also happy with the way Raees performed on his debut. Pakistan bowled England out for just 211, in an era where 300 is considered a one-day worldwide ´par score´, after captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and fielded. The pitch counted against them, he adds, but England's lack of subtlety was exposed. Going into the match , India would be high on confidence having comprehensively defeated their Asian neighbour by 124 runs in the group stage. Read More »

Andre Silva: Cristiano Ronaldo "focused" on Confederations Cup

Spain's AS reported that Ronaldo had made a decision to quit Real two months ago, before the Champions League final victory, telling his agent Jorge Mendes and other close associates that he felt "badly treated and unjustly judged". The 32-year-old then published an Instagram post accompanied by a caption saying "Sometimes the best answer it's [sic] to be quiet". "There has never been any hiding nor any intention to hide anything". Read More »

US Open 2017: E. coli bacteria found in drinking water

Not long after that self-assessment, he joined a four-way tie for the lead after two rounds in that Masters , and trailed co-leaders Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose by one after three rounds. Johnson wasn't alone in his struggles. FALLING STARS: Dustin Johnson's repeat quest got off to a rough start. He didn't hit a fairway after the 10th hole and shot a 78, his highest score in the U.S. Read More »

Tee-off times, leaderboard - Willett 'backs out'

Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka are all two shots off the lead on a day when birdies were there for the taking. Casey was the only golfer who went in the morning. "This is an American links course and I've typically struggled with that style in the past". "It sets up really well for me, especially if I'm driving it like I did today". Read More »