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Virat Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

And the guys have played exactly as I thought they would play". On pure cricketing logic, Pakistan are no match for Virat Kohli's men, who have some of the best exponents of limited overs cricket. However, Hasan wants his nephew Sarfraz to play well. Ahmed Shehzad has sat out all of Pakistan's three subsequent games, and Fakhar Zaman has sealed his place for the final with a couple of crucial innings at the top of the order. Read More »

Russia, New Zealand primed for Confed Cup opener


Since 2001, it has been used as a warm-up for the following year's World Cup finals. Referees at this year's Confederations Cup in Russian Federation will have the power to abandon games over discriminatory behaviour by fans as part of a three-step procedure to promote fair play during the tournament, governing body FIFA has said. Read More »

Portugal striker Andre Silva says Cristiano Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup


But Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov , appointed after the country's disastrous Euro 2016 campaign, predicts a tricky encounter as he oversees his first competitive match in charge. KAZAN , Russia (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is in the spotlight again, but this time not for his skills as a player. To watch this match online in the United States , you can stream it on the Fox Soccer Match Pass subscription service, or for free on Fox Sports Go depending on your internet provider. Read More »

Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations in Spain


Widespread reports on Friday claimed Ronaldo had made the " irreversible " decision to leave the Bernabeu following his charge of tax fraud in Spain . "He takes this tournament very seriously and is focused". It comes after Ronaldo was accused of defrauding Spanish tax authorities €14.7million. Read More »

Fraud accused Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid

The BBC later also reported that an "upset" Ronaldo wanted out of Madrid , citing a source close to the player. The information could not be independently confirmed by The Associated Press . He has denied any wrongdoing. "Conscience clear, always", Ronaldo told reporters at Lisbon airport as he and his Portuguese teammates prepared to fly out to Russian Federation. Read More »

Kohli says Pakistan can beat any team on their day


So all the very best to Indian Cricket Team. India have won all three of their previous matches with Pakistan in the knockout stages of International Cricket Council tournaments to date but Azhar, 42, said there was no reason why the sequence had to be extended this weekend as well. Read More »

Hamilton cruises to Canadian GP win


Hamilton's third victory of the 2017 season after a performance to forget in Monaco saw him trim Sebastian Vettel's world championship lead to 12 points after his key title rival battled back to finish a hard day in fourth. "I don't think in the five years at this team, they have pulled together so well, really work towards the same cause, and to understand the vehicle". Read More »

If White House sends invite, Curry won't go

Golden State head coach Steve Kerr, who served as Michael Jordan's trusted three-point assassin when the Bulls won back-to-back-to-back National Basketball Association titles in 1996, '97, and '98, has called Trump a "blowhard" utterly devoid of the compassion and empathy needed to be America's leader. Read More »

Waqar Younis pitches into England skipper Eoin Morgan's lame excuse

Pakistan cruised to their meagre victory target with a mammoth 77 balls to spare. Michael Atherton, another former England captain, said Morgan's men had "fluffed their lines". "Even the other day I thought they were outstanding in the way they applied themselves and chased (New Zealand's) total down". Pakistan had started their campaign on a disastrous note with a 124-run defeat to arch-rivals India, but consecutive wins over formidable South Africa and Sri Lanka in the rest of their ... Read More »

Warriors Have Not Made Any Decision on White House Visit

But when asked about his source by Voactiv, Brown said he based his tweet on this one by Mike Sington, former director of operations at Universal Studios. Curry reiterated his answer from months ago when asked if he would want to visit the White House if the Warriors captured the National Basketball Association championship. Read More »

Andy Murray beats Juan Martin del Potro, but Kyle Edmund loses

Del Potro had four set points and served a double fault on one of them. Another set point was saved and then Murray, whose drop shots were masterful, extracted the forehand error at 9-8, which went wide by millimetres. With some exquisite returning and acutely angled groundstrokes, Murray raced through the final set and into the fourth round. The first set was massive, and the Argentinian's despair was caused by him knowing it was a long way back in the prevailing cool and heavy conditions. Read More »

Stanley Cup Finals: Predators beat Pens 4-1 to even series

It's the best-out-of-three now. "So if your hard-working employee turns up a little late today, I hope you can show mercy and not throw them in the penalty box", it continued. "If you've got a team that has momentum and a team that's got desperation, for me anyway, the scarier team is the one that's got desperation", he added. Read More »

Sam Warburton: 'I could miss first British & Irish Lions Test'

It was a good game for Sexton, I think he played himself back into contention. The all-All Blacks front row of Joe Moody, Codie Taylor and Owen Franks conceded four scrum penalties to the tourists' none, with French referee Mathieu Raynal identifying repeated engagement breaches. Read More »

Arsenal must spend more, but lay off Wenger: Petit

The Atletico Madrid attacker can play in a similar role to that of Sanchez as Arsene Wenger tries to get back into the Premier League's top four next season. "But with the likes of Theo Walcott, Jack Wilshere, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Aaron Ramsey we don't see many of them in the first team other than Rob Holding". Read More »

Phil Kessel signs Penguins fan's baby at victory parade


Indeed, summer arrived in Pittsburgh while most of us had our eyes on the ice. They arrived at 2:30 a.m. but were greeted by other fans who arrived Tuesday night. This year's parade was different than last year's in that it ended at Point State Park, where a stage was set up so the team and coaches could address the fans. Read More »

US Open: Dustin Johnson bids an early farewell

Open has always been famed for its toughness and Erin Hills , the longest ever layout for a U.S. Open, was expected to add to that hard-man reputation. McIlroy is headed for the Travelers Championship next week in CT, and he has three straight tournaments starting with the Irish Open through the British Open. Read More »

LSU blocked offensive lineman from transferring to TCU, report says

On Thursday, LSU's senior associate athletic director overseeing compliance, Bo Bahnsen , told The Advocate's Ross Dellenger that "I do not see anything where there was any violation of any NCAA rule that would prohibit us from talking to other schools about working their satellite camps". Read More »

Gatland delighted with build-up to the test series


With a two-point deficit at the break, the Maoris' chances of repeating the 2005 feat of downing the Lions looked good - until Kerr-Barlow's sin-binning, and the concession of a three-try lead from which they couldn't recover. Lions coach Warren Gatland said the result, and the fact that Hansen had been speaking out about the visitors in the past week, indicated that he was getting concerned about the test series. Read More »

CT 2017: Mohammad Amir Expected To Be Fit For Final


Is this a rare event? The two teams met in the group stage of the tournament on June 4 where India won by a massive margin of 124 runs. He is a former Pakistani cricketer and a former PCB Chief Selector. Before this, the high-octane summit clash, the last time India and Pakistan played a one-day global was during the 2015 World Cup. So who are the favourites for this game? Hasan paid tribute to the influence of Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood, himself a vastly experienced ... Read More »

Russian Federation v New Zealand: Confederations Cup preview

Real Madrid issued a statement fully supporting the player, claiming they were "absolutely convinced of his innocence", but Marca alleges that Ronaldo is unsatisfied with the club over their attempts to defend him on the matter. In addition to being an idol, Ronaldo also serves as a mentor for the talented young forward. "Regarding Ronaldo , he is motivated, and what I can see is that he is taking the competition very seriously and is totally dedicated to training and thinking about ... Read More »

Durant: Warriors aren't a "Super Team"

Kevin Durant wanted this title and he got it, he will always be an NBA Champion and no one can ever take that from him. The victory marks Curry's second championship with his team in the past three years. On Tuesday, rumors that the Warriors unanimously chose to forgo the trip went viral, but reporters from both the San Francisco Chronicle and USA Today would later prove the story untrue . Read More »

Watch Third Round From Erin Hills Online


Open . He three-putted on No. 13. He just missed an eagle at the par-5 seventh after a long putt rolled just wide of the cup. But I couldn't have shot any higher. Rory McIlroy is hoping to "play a lot of golf" over the coming weeks and months, after missing the cut at the U.S. Open in his return from a rib injury. Read More »

Joe Garner ready for Ipswich Town challenge


Rangers are expected to land centre forwards Eduardo Herrera and Alfredo Morelos in the near future, which would give the Scottish club's attack a new look ahead of next season. McCarthy will hope that he will get the former League One Player of the Year to boost his side towards a place in the dreamland of the Premier League. Read More »