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Confederations Cup opens with flashy artistic performance

The Confederations Cup kicked off with host nation Russian Federation opening the World Cup rehearsal tournament against New Zealand . "If anything [tonight] means we've gotta go more balls out and go for the win", said defender Boxall, who was credited with an own goal after Russian Federation hit the lead on the half-hour mark. Read More »

US Open Still Up For Grabs


The Englishman had a chance for a piece of the third-round lead at the U.S. Open on Saturday as he lined up his third shot on the par-5 final hole - a 50-yard wedge from the bottom of the hill that led to the green. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day are trying to make up ground at the U.S. Open - not on the leader , but on the cut line. Fleetwood's good play over the past week speaks for itself, but asked about it after his second-round 70, it was the influence of his friend that was ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Andre Silva

It will be European champion Portugal , with Cristiano Ronaldo in top form, taking on Gold Cup victor Mexico in a game that is likely to decide the group victor. Petersburg, it has "as good a chance as any other team in the tournament". "You know that I've known Ronaldo for many years, I was his last coach in Portugal , when he was only 18", Santos said. Read More »

Thomas joins record party at 63 and moves into contention

However, while the world's top three are making other plans for the weekend after missing the cut, college amateur Cameron Champ is proving that massive tee shots can still help get the job done on the long, links-style layout. "Someone has a very good chance of ending up with their first major tomorrow", Fowler said. "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". Playing in the final group with Harman will be Thomas, who is almost as small but one of the longest hitters in the ... Read More »

Each Real Madrid player to receive £2million each after trophy-laden season


Thousands of delirious Real Madrid fans called for Cristiano Ronaldo to win a fifth Ballon d'Or on Sunday as the Spanish giants paraded the Champions League trophy for a record 12th time.Ronaldo scored twice in Real's 4-1 thrashing of Juventus in Cardiff on Saturday as Madrid became the first side to retain the Champions League . Read More »

Champions Trophy: Pakistan steamroll abject India to claim title


They've come in committed to the way we want to play our cricket. "It was very disappointing to see that go wrong in the Indian game, but". We're now moving forward. As well as Kohli, their top order boasts the likes of dynamic opening pair of Rohit Sharma, fresh from a hundred in a nine-wicket semi-final rout of Bangladesh, and Shikhar Dhawan . Read More »

Portugal forward Andre Silva becoming Cristiano Ronaldo's perfect wingman

The European champion opens its Group A program on Sunday against Mexico in Kazan. The 32-year-old Portugal worldwide is coming into the Confederations Cup in form and on a high having led Real Madrid to a La Liga and Champions League double last season, but Mexico won't have a specific man-marker for Ronaldo. Read More »

Champions Trophy victory lifts Pakistan to number six in ODI ranking


The last time Pakistan beat India was in 2009 ─ also during a Champions Trophy match. India have done well chasing down targets so captain Virat Kohli opted to put his rivals in to bat first. He trapped Rohit Sharma lbw for nought with a swinging delivery and removed India talisman Virat Kohli with another fine ball which the captain could only edge to point for five. Read More »

Spieth stabilizes in final round at US Open

Fleetwood ended day three in a three-way tie for second, one shot off the leader Brian Harman , who sits on 12 under. Casey also had a triple bogey on No. "I've made plan and I've stuck to the plan", he said. "That means I'm a part of history", Thomas told reporters. "I had no idea about the relation to par , so that was definitely a big bonus". Read More »

Russian Federation offering visa-free travel for football World Cup

Petersburg Stadium, Fisht Stadium in Sochi and the Kazan Arena in Kazan . Striker Fyodor Smolov will lead the line for Russian Federation at the 2017 Confederations Cup. Both teams were lined up on the pitch for an unusual pre-match protocol, looking up at the VIP boxes to hear from Russia's leader and FIFA President Gianni Infantino, before being able to complete their preparations. Read More »

Poor ranking no issue as Pakistan storm into final


Since that first match, Pakistan have turned things around dramatically in the absence of Wahab Riaz , their most expensive bowler against India. "But I think we all realise that, whether England win or lose, they are playing some very exciting cricket". "Yesterday we came here, we had a meeting and we thought if we won the toss we would elect to bowl first and could restrict them to 260, 270". Read More »

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh lead minute's silence from Buckingham Palace

The fire forced residents to flee through black smoke down the single stairwell, jump out of windows or even drop their children from the 120-apartment building. He said police will release images and video from inside the tower tomorrow, pending the approval of Grenfell families. It includes 30 deaths that already have been confirmed, and reports of people who are missing and presumed to have been killed. Read More »

'Soldier' Fakhar marches on to Champions Trophy hundred


Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed added: "After the India match in the group stage, I told the players the tournament hadn't finished yet". "What we are going to try to do is repeat the sort of cricket that we have played so far, knowing the strengths and weaknesses they have", Kohli said. Read More »

Fleetwood focused as he bids for first major

Justin Thomas made history when he shot a 63, a nine-under-par score that was the lowest relative to par in U.S. Open history. "So we're breaking down all kinds of barriers". 5 hole. "I'd love to have another one of those", Thomas said. "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". "I'd like to shoot a good round here, you know, I'm on the verge of it I feel like", Stricker said. Read More »

Russian Federation 2-0 New Zealand: Hosts win Confederations Cup Group A opener

A chest-high pass to forward Dmitry Poloz was deftly guided into the path of Denis Glushakov who chipped the ball over onrushing goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic. Though 50,251 were in St. Petersburg Stadium that still left more than 10,000 empty seats. "I stand by Ronaldo's character and integrity, both as a man and as an athlete", said Santos, who coached Ronaldo when the player was a teenager in Portugal before leaving to play for Manchester United. Read More »

Arnold Palmer's 1960 US Open win honored at Erin

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 massive gallery. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

In response, india were all out for 158 as their batting line completely collapsed in pursuit of 339-run target. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed , on the other hand, said that they too would have elected to bowl first had he won the toss, adding that they are looking forward to post more than 300. Read More »

Putin thanks FIFA as Confederations Cup begins

Michael Boxall's own goal in the 31st minute broke the deadlock for Russian Federation, and Fedor Smolov confirmed the result with his strike with 21 minutes remaining in Saint Petersberg. "We made too many mistakes, but that means we still have plenty of homework to do". Russia , who are ranked 63rd as per the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, come into the game against the All Whites following a series of impressive warm-up games against Hungary, ... Read More »

India bowl first in Champions Trophy final

For Pakistan , it is a chance to avenge the humiliating 124-run defeat in the opening match and to regain the lead in head-to-head clashes in the Champions Trophy . Initially, his innings was not very impressive. He is one of the best death bowlers in the world, executing his slower balls and yorkers at will under pressure. Read More »

Russia 2-0 New Zealand: Hosts win Confederations Cup opener

An own goal from Kiwi defender Michael Boxall and Fyodor Smolov's second-half strike gave the hosts the ideal start to the campaign as they prepare to host the 2018 World Cup . Shprygin said he had been notified by Confederations Cup organisers that his fan-ID - required to attend matches - had been cancelled. Viktor Vasin hit the post , Dmitry Poloz saw a stabbed effort cleared off the line while New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic made numerous saves to keep the scoreline blank. Read More »

Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final

More than 200 million of those viewers were in India , according to a report in the Economic Times , who added that the cumulative viewership of the entire Indian Premier League was 411 million. But Pakistan could also find a place for Amir by leaving out a spinner in either Shadab Khan or Imad Wasim. But the underdogs have been battle-tested in this tournament, while India have batted their way through the competition. Read More »