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Justin Thomas powers into US Open contention with thrilling round

Paul Casey is one of the joint leaders after an up and down round of one under par, he took an eight on the par-5 14, but bounced back brilliantly with 5 birdies in his last 11 holes to save his round. "Even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, I think these last two rounds will serve me well going into the summer", McIlroy said. Read More »

Attack comes next for Lions: Gatland


You saw the style of the Lions against the Crusaders , they took the points that were on offer, almost. Instead they have listened to local complaints about scrummaging, refereeing and boring tactics with quiet enjoyment and Farrell's nonchalant response - "They have to talk about something" - sums up the squad's collective view that deeds rather than words will define this tour. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017 Confederations Cup kicks off in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the opener along with Federation Internationale de Football Association boss Gianni Infantino at Saint Petersburg's purpose-built World Cup 68 000-seater stadium . Other teams qualified are Cameroon (2017 Africa Cup of Nations Champions), Australia (2015 AFC Asian Cup Winners), Mexico (2015 CONCACAF Cup Winners), and New Zealand (2016 OFC Nations Cup Winners). Read More »

Russia coach has comic touch at Confederations Cup

In the previous year Russian Federation have kept Ghana, Turkey and Romania from scoring against them. Germany , who have sent a second string team to the tournament starting today, were more interested in seeing their young squad play freely, Bierhoff told reporters in Sochi , Russia , a day after the world champions' arrival. Read More »

India Will Definitely Lift The Title, Say BSF Jawans

They beat South Africa by eight wickets. It was only on June 4 that India launched their Champions Trophy title defence with a thumping 124-run win over Pakistan at Edgbaston. At the same time , neither are we too intimidated nor are we too arrogant about what we are doing. Both have come from Pakistan . But we prepared to close out - we've closed the chapter on that. Read More »

Mohammad Amir fit for Champs Trophy final

As I said, it's just another game of cricket". We're solidifying what we did really well. However, the team made a turn around and managed to win every single match onwards. "They've come in with no fear of failure". They're playing some brilliant cricket. That's a real confirmer for us. Whatever the result, we have to go forward and play more games after. Read More »

Coach: Pakistan mindset better for CT final after India loss


The result of this high-voltage clash has a direct bearing on the happiness index of the nation. "It is like the is bigger than the Ashes - and expectation is high from both nations, insane about cricket". India have been crowned champions twice in 2002 and 2013 while Pakistan yet to clinch the title have made it to four semi-finals before this edition. Read More »

India vs Pakistan Live Cricket Score, ICC Champions Trophy

Imran went on to say that India's strength is playing spin and that Pakistan should rely on their strength which is their bowling. Pakistan , on the other hand, was gifted the match by Sri Lankans by due to their bad fielding in the group stage but outclassed England in the semis. Read More »

Pakistan's Amir fit for final against India

India , on the other side have looked a balanced side with both their batting and bowling departments having managed to click throughout the tournament. They won against Sri Lanka miraculously in a must-win affair and bettered their show against England in the semi. This is the first time India and Pakistan will clash in the final of a major ICC ODI event and it promises to be a tense encounter with plenty at stake. Read More »

Justin Thomas shoots record-equalling 63 at US Open

Justin's closest pursuers were Tommy Fleetwood and Brian Harman at 10-under, one shot behind Thomas . A ideal distraction from the task he'll face on Sunday, as Harman tries to become the first lefthander to win the U.S. Taking the national championship to Erin Hills was a gamble by the USGA . Patrick Reed's story looked like being the most notable of the day before Thomas, Harman and Fleetwood moved the needle. Read More »

Thomas shoots 63, but Harman leads after Round 3

Two shots might separate the top 12 players - with just eight shots spread across the entire field - but the leaderboard is devoid of high-profile players and marquee names. At Erin Hills, all Johnson could do was go down swinging on a Friday. Besides his much improved putting, Hadwin credits his marriage and a change in attitude for his strong play this year. Read More »

Birmingham win will not have any relevance: Kohli

But not only have Pakistan , the lowest ranked team in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides, always been regarded as world cricket's most "unpredictable" outfit, they have lost all three of their previous knockout matches against India at worldwide Cricket Council tournaments. Read More »

Thomas Shoots 63, Trails by a Shot


Open . Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood joined Thomas tied for second at 11 under with matching 4-under 68s in Round 3. Thomas posted the fifth 63 in U.S. "That was the best shot I hit all day". "Who can forget Tiger Woods" 18-hole playoff with Rocco Mediate at Torrey Pines in 2008; battling the course on an injured knee, Woods scripted what will be remembered as his most astonishing achievement. Read More »

Double bogey taints Hadwin's second round at US Open

Open live on fuboTV. Koepka had the lead until he turned a birdie chance into a bogey on the par-5 first hole after making the turn. "It's about raising money for our foundation, and giving back to our area and our community", Stricker said after shooting even-par 72 on Friday to get to 1 over for the tournament. Read More »

Lions team vs Chiefs: all six of Gatland's controversial call-ups on bench

Gatland has been keen to point out on the 2013 tour of Australia he made nine chances to the test team between the first and third tests. They did that, but there is still plenty to work on before they face the All Blacks on June 24. New Zealand's 2011 Rugby World Cup hero Stephen Donald will captain an inexperienced Chiefs lineup against the Lions . He was poor by his high standards against the NZ Provincial Barbarians but he has played himself back into form. Read More »

Lions lose Moriarty as coach calls in more players


This time the Lions have confirmed that Cory Hill, Kristian Dacey, Gareth Davies and Tomas Francis are joining up with the squad ahead of the Chiefs game having played for Wales against Tonga at Eden Park last night. "Normally, he's pretty calm and stuff - he's been doing a lot of press conferences in the last couple of weeks, (and) I can only take that as a sign of respect in that, potentially, he's a little bit anxious", Gatland told reporters. Read More »

Mickey Arthur positive about Pakistan's chances in Champions Trophy final

And credit to them, they have turned things around for themselves really well, and they have beaten sides that have been very strong. "No one is a victor beforehand, and you can't predict anything in this game". Take advantage Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan certainly do, hitting a fair few boundaries from the off to give India the opening they need. The former Pakistan all-rounder further claimed that the game between the two arch-rivals is bigger than that of the Ashes and thus ... Read More »

Russian Federation defeats New Zealand at 1st Match of FIFA Confederations Cup

Russia's Fedor Smolov , center, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Confederations, Cup Group A soccer match between Russia and New Zealand , at the St.Petersburg stadium in St.Petersburg, Russia , Saturd. With three points, Russian Federation will next face Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday. Portugal face Mexico at the Kazan Arena while Cameroon and Chile will meet at the Otkritie Arena in Moscow . Read More »

U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement


Steve Scalise is "in some trouble", President Trump said Thursday, before adding he's hopeful the House Whip will make a full recovery. "The congressman's status remains critical", Dr. "It's been much more hard than people even thought at the time", Trump said. Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen or when Scalise, 51, would be able to leave the hospital. Read More »

Defending champions India face Pakistan in Champions Trophy final today


Some teams start confidently and then they fade. Team India captain Virat Kohli at training ahead of final against Pakistan . Team India , the defending champions, registered their place in the Champions Trophy final after registering resounding nine-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second semi-final to set up another mouth-watering, high-octane clash with Pakistan in the finals. Read More »

'Jeopardy!' Roasts Kevin Durant For Joining Warriors Hours Before NBA Finals Win

Durant and the Warriors were big winners on the night already, and his mom just made the night that much more special for one of the best players in the world. "It's a special team, a special group", Durant said on Wednesday. On the way to his first NBA Championship, Warriors forward Kevin Durant scored 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting, including a five-of-eight showing from three-point range, to go along with seven rebounds, five assists and one steal. Read More »

Who will win the 117th US Open?

With so many golfing stalwarts banished, Thomas stepped into the breach with a game as flashy as the pink trousers he wore. "I had no idea about the relation to par, so that was definitely a big bonus". On the day, No. 5 yielded 25 birdies, 111 pars and 20 bogeys. "I knew going into the day with the rain we had last night and seeing that the course was going to play probably similar to what we saw Thursday morning when I went out, and if you played well and executed, that birdies were out ... Read More »

Rory McIlroy destroys ex-PGA Tour pro who called him out

McIlroy signed a deal with equipment makers TaylorMade last month which is estimated to be worth $100m over 10 years and which takes his annual off-course earnings to approximately $25m. and it's knew. mustn't have taught grammar in the 50's". Elkington once possessed the sweetest swing in golf but he has one of the ugliest voices on social media . Read More »