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India maintain unbeaten run, beat Canada 3-0 in HWL Semi-Final


Star Sports network will live telecast of all the games in India . His comments came barely a few days after Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel had similarly ruled out the possibility of a bilateral cricket tourney with Pakistan . "Never in the wildest imagination could one think that we'll concede six goals to Canada". "If we can do that, we've got a real chance of getting to their underbelly". Read More »

Virat Kohli turns off social media ahead of clash with Pakistan


The game is the first of a doubleheader at the venue with the second ODI set for two days later. "He enjoys calling people by playful nicknames and he can find humour in nearly every situation, "' wrote the 33-year-old De Villiers. But while India has become immune to pressure in recent years, triumphing in three ICC world finals in the last four years, Pakistan remains combustible. Read More »

Koepka unsurprised by Thomas record

He made the eagle to get his name in the record book Saturday. Thomas is one shot behind the leader American Brian Harmon. So far, there have been 49 rounds in the 60s. "It was close and my dad called me and said 'do you want to go?' And I said 'heck yeah!'" Perschke said. But Thomas had the round of the day, and one of the best in tournament history. Read More »

It was really cool - Thomas revels in record-breaking US Open round

Casey discovered how little it takes to make a big number in the U.S. Open - and at this U.S. Open, how a recovery is never too far away. It took a hard turn to the right and rolled in. Some of the world's top-ranked players and pre-tournament favorites look poised to miss the cut. The first two rounds of the 2017 U.S. Open have been wild, to say the least. Read More »

India vs. Pakistan: ICC Final Odds & Prediction

They looked pretty flat in the semi-final against Bangladesh . Admitting that the match between India and Pakistan is always "special", the 32-year-old backed his side to continue to play in the same manner as they have performed so far and emerge victorious. Read More »

Amir fit and ready to play Champions Trophy final against India

Even in the only match that they lost - against Sri Lanka - India scored over 320 runs. The Pakistani attack, comprising the likes of Mohammed Amir , Junaid Khan and Hasan Ali , has gone from strength to strength. That said, the ICC Champions Trophy is the only event where it has defeated India , not once but twice - in 2004 at Southampton and in 2009 at Centurion. Read More »

Blaney picks up first career NASCAR win at Pocono

The race changed late in the race as Keselowski's crew chief Paul Wolfe stretched the fuel mileage as far as the tank would allow, pitting with 20 laps to go. "I feel I'm pretty laid back and have different personality than what I have at the track on weekends", Jones said. "That was our only weakness". Read More »

We're Here For Draymond Green And LeBron James Trolling Each Other


A team that resembles the first modern superteam is the 2008 Boston Celtics: trading for two established stars in Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett, and seeing immediate success after defeating the Lakers in the NBA Finals . The Warriors' 2017 championship parade took place on Thursday, and Green jabbed the Cavs with sly sartorial choice. At a rally after the parade, Green mocked James' contention that he had never played for a super team. Read More »

IND vs PAK: Rains to spare Champions Trophy final

If they lose, then only may Holmes be called up to investigate the cause of the defeat. Former England spin bowler Graeme Swann believes the right-hander has no "glaring weakness" - particularly in one-day cricket. The top three batters - Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have simply been awesome. In the few opportunities they have had, they have looked impressively fluent. Read More »

#UCLFinal: Real Madrid Lifts UEFA Champions League Trophy!


But Real were dominant after the break as goals from Casemiro , Ronaldo again and substitute Marco Asensio sealed a 12th European Cup win and a third in four seasons. Me and my team-mates have done the double. "Zidane gave us a very positive halftime team talk and told us he really believed in us", the Portuguese added. Read More »

Draymond Green, LeBron James trade jabs on social media


UPDATE: LeBron has seen the shirt and is taking it in stride. Last season, the Cleveland Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 deficit and pulled off the upset to win the NBA Championship in seven games. Earlier today, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James showed off his new, bald haircut. "Can somebody give Bob some f***ing credit?" "They wanna talk about superteams this superteam that". Read More »

Statistics do not lie - Cristiano Ronaldo


Ronaldo's double in Saturday's final at Cardiff's Principality Stadium, allied to goals by Casemiro and Marco Asensio, earned him a fourth Champions League win and gave Madrid their third in four years and 12th in total. His career total in all competitions now stands at 600, a record 108 of which have come in the Champions League . Cristiano Ronaldo scored his second to make it 3-1 four minutes later. Read More »

Clash of the titans: 'Pakistan-India Takra' - what the experts say?

India may be ahead against Pakistan in ICC tournaments by an 8-2 margin, but in all ODI tournament finals Pakistan holds a 6-2 edge in the head-to-head battle against India . And Arthur believes that if Pakistan can strike with the new ball, they will have the chance to test an India middle order who have hardly been required to bat during this Champions Trophy . Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo seeking exit from Real Madrid after tax fraud accusations

His compatriot Jose Mourinho is now in charge at the 20-time English champions and the manager shares the same agent as Ronaldo - Jorge Mendes. Ronaldo's management company Gestifute insisted on Thursday the company, Tollin, established during his time with Manchester United - from whom he moved to Real Madrid in 2009 - has acted in accordance with British and Spanish tax laws. Read More »

No one should discount Pakistan, says Hussey

Their turnaround reminds one of the 1992 World Cup when an Imran Khan-led side luckily qualified for the knockout stages after some disastrous defeats in the group games and then simply blew away New Zealand and England in the final. "Honestly, I know it sounds amusing but it is so important to stay away from those things". No one gave us a hope when we got here. As well as bowling in the nets on Friday, Amir received treatment from the Pakistan team physiotherapist, and bowling ... Read More »

Real Madrid back's star player Ronaldo over Tax evasion

Ronaldo earned £72 million from salary, bonuses and endorsements in 2016 and is now the world's highest-paid sportsperson. "The Prosecutor's Office says that the player declared the income derived from the transfer of image rights as income from movable capital to evade taxes ". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Looking for a New Team

Cristiano Ronaldo remains "focused and very serious" about Portugal's Confederations Cup campaign after a sensational report emerged claiming he wants to leave Real Madrid . Ronaldo's frustrations at his treatment come after leading Real to three Champions League titles, scoring twice in last month's final against Juventus in Cardiff as they became the first club to retain the trophy. Read More »

Four-way tie at Erin Hills

Masters champion Sergio Garcia of Spain. While Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy of Ireland and Jason Day of Australia all failed to make the cut on Friday, the championship chase will begin in earnest on Saturday with the U.S. At one time seven players were tied for the lead at seven-under and then again at eight-under with nobody able to gain separation until Thomas ripped a mighty three-wood second shot and then drained his eight-foot eagle putt at 18 sparking thundering roars from the ... Read More »

Fleetwood pictures changed life with Open win

The top 60 and ties qualify for the final 36 holes. All it took was a 9-under 63, the lowest round to par in a major long known as the toughest test in golf . "Yeah, it was a bit of a roller coaster". Johnson, who had struggled to a three-over-par 75 in the first round, carded three birdies and four bogeys in a one-over-par 73. Read More »

Pakistan outclass England to reach final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017

England's dismal performance in their eight-wicket defeat in the semi-final, only means that their search for a first global 50-over crown rolls on to the 2019 World Cup on home soil, reports The Guardian . The home side's ploy to bring back Bairstow in place of Jason Roy clicked but some poor middle-order batting saw Pakistan dominating the game. "No one thought we'd reach the final". Read More »

Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded to 'Serious'


Hodgkinson was killed in an encounter with police who responded to the scene Wednesday morning. Steve Scalise, who was shot in the left hip, had surgery Thursday related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. The congressman is still in critical condition in the ICU, but his doctors are staying optimistic. In this undated file photo, James Hodgkinson holds a sign during a protest outside of a United States Post Office in Belleville, Ill. Read More »

Ronaldo planning to leave Real

Silva, who Ronaldo has tipped as his heir for Portugal, is loving the experience of playing alongside the four-time Ballon d'Or victor. Ronaldo has frequently verbally committed himself to Real , and he's made no secret of his love for living in the Spanish capital. Read More »

Champions Trophy final: Arthur reveals formula to beat India

The bookmakers predicted it would feature England versus India with either Australia or South Africa thrown into the mix for all the marbles. Chasing a below-par 212, Pakistan rode on a brilliant 118-run opening stand between Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) before Babar Azam (38 not out) and Ali helped the team with a 55-run second-wicket stand to set their date with the victor of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh . Read More »

Pakistan's Mohammad Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

At the age of 28, his stellar career to date has made him an expert at setting aside the scrutiny and pressure - to the tune of 27 one-day global hundreds and counting, for example. We've trained the same way. "We are not going to take anything granted for sure" he said. "They've been really special in the way that they've bought into the concept that we wanted them to buy into and the brand of cricket, and they've done exceptionally well at that". Read More »

Justin Thomas trails Harman by 1 after record day at US Open

Open to break out for the final 18. Erin Hills fought back on Friday and the world's top three players won't be around for the weekend at the U.S. He tied for 27th at Chambers Bay two years ago. Day has been dealing with his mother's significant health issues for months, though he had been playing well lately. Read More »