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Virat Kohli is under more pressure, claims Mohammad Amir


London :Heading into the semi-final clash of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 encounter between India vs Bangladesh , there was some hostility prior to the game. While India is all set to take on Pakistan after defeating Bangladesh in semi-finals, Pakistan has made a decision to opt out from the mega event citing safety issues as their major area of concern. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton wins his sixth Canadian Grand Prix title

German Vettel finished fourth after his Ferrari suffered a damaged front wing in a collision on the opening lap when he was passed by the aggressive Dutch teenager Max Verstappen of Red Bull. But we had damage on the front wing, which we didn't notice initially. Verstappen was running in second and holding onto the back of Hamilton's Mercedes when his engine died on Lap 11. Read More »

Redknapp tells Dons: You can't afford Greg Stewart

Birmingham boss Harry Redknapp told SunSport that "Clubs have asked for Greg - Aberdeen, Motherwell and Dundee". He has been holding out for £100,000-a-week to continue playing amid interest from Premier League sides Bournemouth and West Bromwich Albion. Read More »

Nothing easy for 1-2-3 at Erin Hills

Garcia carded an eagle, three birdies and three bogeys in a roller coaster round. Health officials say E. coli bacteria have been found in a drinking water station at Erin Hills golf course where the U.S. Casey has recorded triple bogeys before in his long and illustrious 17-year pro career but none where he has fought back to share the lead in a Major. Read More »

India demolish Bangla, sets up epic finals against Pakistan


The upside has been the rapid growth of newcomers such as seamer Hasan Ali, the Trophy's leading wicket-taker with 10, opener Fakhar Zaman - "Batting like a champion", captain Sarfraz Ahmed says - and medium-pacer Rumman Raees, the injury replacement for Wahab Riaz who took 2-44 on debut against England. Read More »

Beaten Bangladesh need to get mentally tougher - skipper Mortaza

Kohli's men overwhelmed Bangladesh by nine wickets at Edgbaston on Thursday, a day after Pakistan had seen off England by eight wickets in an nearly as lopsided semi-final at Cardiff. India launched their title-defence with a 124-run thrashing of Pakistan at Edgbaston 11 days ago. Sarfraz Ahmed has been instrumental as Pakistan captain in this tournament. Read More »

CT2017 final: Amir issues a warning to Kohli


His disappointing run in the IPL tournament is a blessing in disguise for India . I am heartened by Pakistan's opening partnership of Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali. There is one player who needs to be in the playing eleven if Pakistan is to harbour hopes of winning a major tournament in the near future - Umar Akmal. Read More »

Pakistan ready to change history


It was time, the former Pakistan all-rounder and current bowling coach felt, to end India's dominance in ICC events. "They are ranked higher than us - so everyone is talking about India, India. "This is the game they want, but it is up to us how we handle the pressure on the day". 'Warm weather an advantage': Pakistan played and won their last two matches against Sri Lanka and England in Cardiff but Mahmood believes the weather at The Oval suits the team more. Read More »

Warburton to captain Lions in Dunedin

He is probably the best nine in the world. What there isn't in the group though is a defensive leader. Job done. The midfield line-speed was excellent, decision making was good and only rarely did the Crusaders , a team that has averaged 37 points per match this season and earned seven try bonuses, look like threatening the Lions' line. Read More »

Hull have an advantage over Newcastle regarding Tammy Abraham chase


However, journalist Coverdale says that a loan move to Hull City, bringing him back to the Championship for another season, is seen as more suitable for Chelsea with the Blues " more concerned about him getting game time ". I think that's normal for a 19-year-old guy who scored more than 20 goals last season. Although his scoring record is impressive, potential suitors may not be so enamoured with the finances surrounding any move for the youngster, according to The Daily Mail . Read More »

An Estimated 650000 People Celebrate Penguins At Stanley Cup Parade

The reaction from the players was priceless, as they all gathered around the historic Stanley Cup , and then lined up for pictures. MVP Sidney Crosby was riding with the cup during the Wednesday parade in downtown Pittsburgh . Adding the 2017 championship, this made him the first goalie ever to win two Stanley Cups while technically still a rookie. As I watched the Stanley Cup aloft Crosby's head after the Game 6 clincher, I wondered if one day hockey fans will finally be able to ... Read More »

Draymond Green predictably stole the show at the Warriors championship parade

There have been rumors starting to swirl about James looking to bolt from Cleveland and join the Lakers , and while there have always been rumors of James coming to LA, the sources continue to pile up this time. Or if Larry Bird said , "I'll just go team up with Magic Johnson in Los Angeles to win a few more titles". The parade will go north on Broadway, turn right on Grand Avenue, then right on Harrison Street, turn left on 19th Street, continue on Lakeside Drive and end on Oak Street ... Read More »

Lonzo Ball Considering Talking To Other Lottery Teams, Report Says


The latest rumors suggest that L.A. might not use the No.2 pick at all . The defense, passing and athleticism Jackson displayed during his one season at Kansas make him worthy of a top pick, but every time someone takes a deep dive into his draftability, his off-the-court stumbles from his time in Lawrence come up, too. Read More »

Birdies lift Paul Casey after rough patch at US Open

Even the first and second cut is another ten yards on top of that. Johnson, whose fiancée, Paulina Gretzky, gave birth to the couple's second child on Monday, said he would head home and work on his game over the coming weeks. Before that, it was Raymond Floyd, who shot 75 at Shinnecock County Club in 1986. If you're a U.S. Open golf fan, you know that Na posted an Instagram video Monday declaring the fescue rough in this sprawling hayfield as more oppressive than the grasses in a ... Read More »

Matsuyama (65) bounces back, contending for first major

But Casey rebounded with five straight birdies at Nos. Under clear skies and warm sunshine, the Erin Hills course still offered plenty of encouragement after a day of record low-scoring on Thursday. 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. Read More »

Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2


Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees connets on a 2-run home run in the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on June 9, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Didi Gregorius , who tied his career-high with four hits and added a pair of key two-out RBI singles. That came in the eighth inning and, as we noted in the recaps this morning, broke a 3-3 tie and gave the Yankees the ballgame. Read More »

England 'stood up to be counted', says Southgate

England were trailing 2-1 at Hampden Park as two late free-kicks from Leigh Griffiths had put them on course for a shock defeat, the first in 35 qualifying matches. We know how good this England side are. "We just tried to take as much as we could from what they told us into our game and I think we stood up and were counted". Read More »

Warrior fans ready for more


The Warriors made one of the great playoff runs of all time . Stephen Curry held the Larry O'Brien trophy, his wife and kids beside him. One day you're a loser, the other a champion and NBA Finals MVP. "I know our front office is going to continue to try to put our ball club, put our franchise, in a position where we can compete for a championship year in and year out", James said. Read More »

Kerr plans to coach Warriors 'for a long time'

But the Warriors' star power - including Kevin Durant , whom they signed last summer for precisely this pressure-cooker goal - prevailed over James , Kyrie Irving and the rest of the Cavaliers. But it's not the only one, and James' future with the franchise is not as cut and dry as whether or not the Cavs can ever beat the Warriors. "I mean, come on, you got a bunch of guys who are talented and can shoot and pass and dribble, and they're unselfish", Kerr said. Read More »

I'm staying put - Griezmann


Atletico Madrid's 26-year-old French worldwide striker, Antoine Griezmann on Sunday ruled out leaving the Spanish club. Atletico had lined up Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette as a potential replacement for Griezmann. "We talked to the club and we will be back for next season". "The ruling of the CAS has come through". Griezmann is close friends with United midfielder Paul Pogba and has dropped hints about wanting to move to Old Trafford in recent weeks. Read More »

Ronaldo eyes Spanish exit in anger over tax fraud charges


Cristiano Ronaldo is not happy that the Spanish government has accused him of evading tax . The Portuguese star has enjoyed great success with Real Madrid , winning three Champions League titles in four years. Ronaldo , who also won the Champions League with Manchester United in 2008, has scored a record 105 goals in the competition, 11 more than FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, his nearest challenger. Read More »

Ronaldo rocks Madrid with exit move

Ronaldo and his camp have denied the allegations and will fight any charges, but the footballer has also made a decision about his career. Cristiano Ronaldo is "sad" and "upset" at Real Madrid , and is looking to leave the club this summer, according to widespread reports. Read More »