Thursday, 29 June 2017
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Clinical Lions grind Maori All Blacks down in 32-10 win

The Lions won the kicking battle for against the New Zealand Maori . But they are understood to have told their initial 41-man squad in May that they planned to bring in mid-tour reinforcements to safeguard the Test line-up against injury. Read More »

America's Cup 2017: America's Cup playoff races delayed

perth_map

Holders Oracle and in-form Emirates Team New Zealand tightened their grip on the America's Cup qualifiers on Thursday. But before then, the United States and New Zealand will cap the round robin with a rematch of the 2013 America's Cup match in San Francisco on Saturday. Read More »

Pakistan hope Hasan will shine again in CT final

England made one change from the team which beat Australia in the group stage, bringing in Bairstow for out-of-form opener Jason Roy . Bairstow opened the batting for the first time, and survived a close-call for leg-before in the first over and two dropped chances afterward. Read More »

JR Smith: LeBron James is physical, emotional leader for Cleveland Cavaliers

Fans who gathered in Oakland , California, for Thursday's parade celebrating the Warriors Finals victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers said they expected more championships from the team in the years to come. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant said. "And I was like, OK, we left everything on the floor, and it still wasn't enough". "He's had an wonderful career, but he just took it to the next level", said Warriors head coach Steve Kerr . Read More »

US Open - the story of the third round

perth_map

Brian Harman shot 5-under 67 to get to 12-under 204. The par-four third hole proved the toughest on day three, with a tricky pin position at the back of the green contributing to 20 bogeys, two double bogeys and just two birdies for a scoring average of 4.368. Read More »

America's Cup: Outteridge, Jensen turn tables on Lake Macquarie mate

The next day's racing was postponed by high winds, and the Kiwis returned to the water on Thursday to eliminate Britain's Land Rover BAR and clinch a spot in the finals. “We had our heads down making sure we were getting everything out of our boat we could to make sure we got past and then realised they had slowed down, and didnt really realise why until we sailed past them about a minute or so later.”. Read More »

Watch CT 2017 final live on Tv, Online

While the former has won the 2007 World Twenty20, the 2011 World Cup and the 2013 Champions Trophy - and been a regular feature of big knockout matches - the latter's only success came in 2009 when they won the World Twenty20 in England . Read More »

Real Target Hints At Chelsea Stay

Hazard, 26, is recovering from a fractured ankle , suffered on global duty, after he clinched his second championship in three seasons. 'We started this season well and we won the League, but next year we have to work as hard as we have this season. Read More »

British and Irish Lions team to face Waikato Chiefs

perth_map

Leigh Halfpenny's six penalties and flawless 20-point haul from the boot underpinned a muscular triumph, with the tourists dominant at the set-piece and all tight exchanges. The Maori proved savvy at killing the ball every time the Lions edged deep into their territory, to stop Gatland's men capping several smart moves with a try. Read More »

Rory McIlroy calls out Steve Elkington after 'bored' remark

So when Steve Elkington , a 54-year-old one-time major victor (1995 PGA Championship ) out of Australia who never finished better than T21 at the U.S. Elkington responded with a reference to golf great Kack Nicklaus: "New you were a money guy". He has won two PGA Championships, The Open Championship and the U.S. Read More »

Hearing gets underway in case of Penn State pledge's death

By the time Penn State fraternity members called police, a pledge who had been drinking for hours and fell down the stairs had the look of a "corpse", a police official testified Monday. "He looked dead", Scicchitano said describing Piazza's state in the video surveillance. In grainy and soundless footage, members of the fraternity are seen spending long periods sitting on Piazza's legs and taking other measures created to limit his movement, while Piazza, of Lebanon, New Jersey, struggles ... Read More »

Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround

Will it be the team of their opening group match at Edgbaston on June 4, a 124-run thrashing by arch-rivals India , where some often thoughtless bowling and timid batting were only outdone only in their ineptitude by woeful fielding during an all-round performance labelled "shambolic" by Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur? "But I can tell you one thing - we have come to win", he added. Read More »

De Villiers praise for Kohli

Pakistan who were routed by India in their first match have bounced back remarkably making their way to finals for the first time . "As a team, we want to win". "After the India game we have bowled with an attacking mindset and that is why we have taken wickets", he said. "But I don't think we've exceeded expectations at all". Read More »

Andre Iguodala on Visiting Donald Trump's White House: 'Hell Nah'

perth_map

When asked if the Golden State Warriors would meet that price point, Lacob said that he will do whatever it takes to keep Curry in Golden State, meaning that he will nearly surely get that big money contract. He won a championship, and then we were close and didn't win one. The two-time champion signed a four-year, $44 million deal with the Warriors in 2012. Read More »

US Open: Thomas tickled pink over his 63

Thomas finished in style, and it had nothing to do with his hot pink trousers. Koepka had the outright lead with four holes left in his round before a bogey on the par-3 sixth hole. "I got in a hazard on one". Amateur Cameron Champ is on an identical score after another under-par round for the 22-year-old, while Si Woo Kim , Xander Schauffele and Brandt Snedeker are also two shots back and well placed. Read More »

Golden State Warriors: 5 takeaways from Game 5 vs

Something just doesn't feel right. ESPN proudly announced Tuesday the 2017 NBA Finals between Golden State and Cleveland on ABC was the most-watched NBA Finals since 1998, according to Nielsen. There is a big difference there. Instead, it could even be "likely" James will be L.A. bound. "As far as that team, they're going to be here for a while", Cleveland superstar LeBron James said of the Warriors . Read More »

Thomas sets Open mark with 9-under 63; Harman leads

The 26-year-old will play in the second-to-last group Sunday, quite a change for a player who had played in seven previous majors and missed the cut in six. Exactly half of the 68-man field played it under par as three eagles and 31 birdies produced a scoring average of 3.515. A U.S. Open short on big names - with a leaderboard that at times seemed like a phonebook of random people - found a bright star under a partially cloudy sky at Erin Hills. Read More »

Arch rivals Pakistan, India battle in high octane Champions Trophy final

Captain Kohli leads India into the Champions Trophy final knowing that victory over Pakistan will elevate his team to No 1 in the world rankings. "I said it before the England game, if we put our "A" game together and do the basics well, we can beat anybody ". Junaid Khan and comparatively unknown Hasan Ali have played havoc with the new ball. Read More »

76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

perth_map

Either way, both the Celtics and 76ers will be sitting pretty once the deal is finalized on Monday. On Friday, it was reported that the Lakers were interested in trading for that pick and on Saturday, Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reiterated that point. Read More »

Unchanged India line-up for Champions Trophy final, hints Virat Kohli

perth_map

Gambhir is of the view that for Pakistani pacers to make an impact tomorrow in London , help from the conditions is imperative. "They are intimidating opposition bowlers with their class and breathtaking stroke-play". "But I can tell you one thing - we have come to win". The Men in Blue have dominated Pakistan in ICC tournaments with a 13-2 advantage till date and have clearly looked a much better side in the tournament in all three departments of the game. Read More »

Harman takes the lead at US open

The 30-year-old Harman has five top-10 finishes and two victories since joining the tour in 2012, most recently at the Wells Fargo Championship in May. "I was excited to shoot 63". "I felt the most calm I have in a major in a long time this week", said Day , who arrived last Friday. Matsuyama, at number four the highest ranked player still in the field, starts at five-under along with young South Korean Kim Si-woo, amateur Cameron Champ , PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele and ... Read More »

Patrick Reed sets early lead at US Open

There were 32 sub-par rounds, a record for U.S. Open third rounds. That 9-under number set a new record for lowest single-round score in relation to par in U.S. It was all part of a dizzying day at the US Open where at times the leaderboard resembled a game of musical chairs with names moving up and down. Read More »