Sunday, 20 August 2017
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Brooks Koepka Wins 2017 US Open To Capture 1st-Ever Major Championship

Technically he hadn't won yet - there were still players on the course - but he held a four-stroke lead, which at that point was insurmountable. 1 and 2, and appeared to be deadlocked with Brian Harman , who birdied No. Fleetwood was a lowly 188th in the world rankings last September, but has reaped the rewards of returning to his former coach Alan Thompson and employing his friend Ian Finnis - the husband of former England women's goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis - as his caddie. Read More »

Pakistan stun holders India to lift Champions Trophy

Bottom-ranked Pakistan produced a breathtaking display at London's Oval on Sunday to inflict a 180-run defeat upon arch rivals India, the title-holders, in the climax of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide nations. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India win toss, Kohli opts to bowl first

All three were gone after nine overs, five of them fierce seam bowling by Mohammad Amir , who was passed fit to play after missing the surprise semifinal victory over England because of a back spasm. An 80-run stand between Hardik Pandya was broken via a run out as mix-up between the two batsmen in the middle diminished the last hope for India . Read More »

Koepka wins US Open title

Brian Harman's bogey on the par-4 12th gave Koepka a one-stroke lead in the final round of the U.S. Open . Brooks Koepka birdied three of the final five holes in the closing round of the 2017 U.S. The gusts tapered off from the morning, but they still were making Erin Hills play more hard than it had all week. Justin Thomas , coming off a 9-under 63 that matched the major championship scoring record and was the first 9-under round at a U.S. Read More »

Koepka off to solid start at US Open

He ends his weekend at Erin Hills at 1 over. Koepka carded a closing 67 at a windswept Erin Hills to finish 16 under par, matching the tournament scoring record set by Rory McIlroy at Congressional in 2011. Sunday, June 18th marked the Final Round of the 117th U.S. Open at Erin Hills - and the late Arnold Palmer was honored at Erin Hills Golf Course on Father's Day. Read More »

LeBron James loses NBA Finals, then acknowledges defeat - to his receding hairline

perth_map

This is, no doubt, a play on Quicken Loans, the company sponsoring the arena where the Cavs play. In an interview, Green said that they "actually got them made in Cleveland , how about that?" A year after LeBron James famously wore an "Ultimate Warrior" T-shirt following the Cavs' historic comeback over the Warriors, Draymond Green fired back Thursday during Golden State's championship parade Thursday. Read More »

Is Boston eyeing a draft day trade for Jimmy Butler?

perth_map

According to a person with knowledge of the situation, it is possible the deal will be agreed upon by day's end. After finishing sixth in the nation in scoring with a 23.3 points-per-game clip, Fultz averaged 5.9 assists, 5.7 rebounds, 1.6 steals, and 1.2 blocks per game - shooting a blazing 41.3 percent from beyond the arc. Read More »

Golden State Warriors spending the weekend in Las Vegas

Others expected Curry, and even the team to not go to the Trump White House in light of the times Curry, players and Kerr criticized the president. As such, James expects the Warriors to remain near the top of the National Basketball Association for the foreseeable future. Read More »

Why Virat Kohli is not impressed despite India's emphatic win over Pakistan

perth_map

But it was Yuvraj Singh who gave the Indian innings the impetus it needed. Rohit Sharma with 91, Virat Kohli 81 not out, Shikhar Dhawan 68, and Yuvraj Singh with 53 runs remained the main scorers from Indian side. After nearly a 40-minute holdup, with the scoreboard reading 46 runs in 9.5 overs, India regrouped their strategy and started counter-attacking. Man of the Match Yuvraj was happy that he could capitalise on the chances offered by the Pakistanis. Read More »

Juventus reject Chelsea offer for Alex Sandro

perth_map

The 26-year-old has a contract with Juventus until June 2020. Having seen bids of €40m, €50m, and possibly as much as €60m rejected, Chelsea are now set to test Juve's resolve with £55m, which translates roughly to €62.5m. The Italian is seeking to add greater depth in quality in virtually all areas of the team, and has already made it clear he is prepared to make ruthless decisions even in the wake of his squad's eye-catching efforts last term. Read More »

NBA Draft Rumors: Celtics possibly loading up for Jimmy Butler trade?

perth_map

Fultz, the talented guard out of Washington who has always been the presumptive No. 1 pick in the draft, worked out for the Sixers on Saturday instead of a previously scheduled meeting with the Celtics. Markelle Fultz out of Washington is widely expected to be the first overall pick in the draft and the 76ers are reportedly looking to move up to grab the superstar. Read More »

PSG want Cristiano Ronaldo while his priority is Manchester United

perth_map

Initially the news surrounding the 32-year-0ld's was met with skepticism, but noises coming out of the forward's camp over the past few days seem to confirm he's indeed serious about departing the Santiago Bernabeu. On his return, they say Ronaldo is ready to leave Real Madrid after leading them to back-to-back Champions League titles. "I had the same situation with Manchester United when he chose to leave and I signed him", Calderon said. Read More »

Boothroyd wants more from Young Lions for Slovakia clash

perth_map

But we have to beat the Slovakians first, who have had a brilliant start. "I think we can play a lot better but we still got a draw against Sweden and we can still get through". Southgate, assistant coach Steve Holland and FA technical director Dan Ashworth were all present at training today as England prepare for their make-or-break Group A clash. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy Final: India Vs Pakistan: Hatke Player of the Match

He celebrated with an extravagant twirl of his bat and kissed the turf as the Pakistan supporters sensed an unlikely win for the lowest-ranked team going into the tournament who lost heavily to India in the group stage. Azhar Ali (59), Mohammed Hafeez (57) and Babar Azam (46) also played solid to prop up the Pakistan innings. Head-to-head, the record is in favour of India against Pakistan in all ICC tournaments. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo interested in Manchester United return

perth_map

Los Blancos intend to push the bidders to as far as €200 million for the transfer fee. The 24-year-old was their second highest goalscorer last season and if they lose Ronaldo , Real Madrid would be in no mood to sell another one of their attacking players in the summer. Read More »

Rickie Fowler Leads the Field at the US Open

With only eight shots separating top to bottom going into the weekend, someone from way back has a chance to make up ground in a hurry. The two-time major champion is 3 under for his third round at the U.S. Whenever players criticize a U.S. Open setup, their argument of choice is nearly always that they don't mind a hard test, but they want it to be fair. Read More »

Ronaldo at his best, but Portugal held

Cedric Soares looked to have given the European champions the three points with a goal in the 86th, but newly-signed AS Roma defender Hector Moreno scored off a corner to rescue a point for the CONCACAF representatives. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo plays with the ball during a training session at Kazan Arena in Kazan , Russia , on Saturday, June 17 , 2017. The goal was disallowed for offside on review. Read More »

Mexico score incredible last minute equalizer against Portugal

Portugal is hoping a red-hot Cristiano Ronaldo can continue his sparkling form and help the European champions show that their victory at Euro 2016 wasn't a fluke. It is played by the continental champions plus the host nation and the World Cup victor. Therefore, the only gaps in his CV will have to be filled in Russian Federation, a country he has already experienced success in following United's Champions League win against Chelsea in Moscow in 2008. Read More »

Cameron Champ not playing like an amateur at US Open

perth_map

Nothing amateur about his game. "I've just got to get on the greens and have that cup start to look a bit bigger". Texas A&M rising senior Cameron Champ feels that sense of belonging, too. "With that combination, this course is (an) incredible setup for him". But now I've done it the second year in a row, I feel much more like I belong. Read More »

Mexico snatches draw with Portugal

El Tri were no pushovers in the match despite Portugal heading into Kazan Arena as the favourites. Portugal led but Mexico fought back to earn a point in their Confederations Cup Group A opener. The reminder from this game, yet again, was that Portugal remain reliant on Ronaldo to an unhealthy degree. The 33-year-old took the most number of shots on goal - 6, which was 3 more than any other player - and he peppered Ochoa with some testing shots. Read More »

Pakistan, India face off in historic cricket final

Pakistan opening batsman Azhar Ali has been run out in comical fashion during the final of the Champions Trophy against India at The Oval. They beat South Africa , Sri Lanka and host England to reach their first Trophy final, where only they believed they could end a seven-match, six-year losing streak to India in global tournaments. Read More »

Celtics and 76ers agree on trade for No. 1 draft pick

perth_map

The trade is likely to be finalized Monday. According to Wojnarowski, it will be two first-round picks, including the No. 3 overall pick in this year's draft. "This should be legendary if it happens", Embiid tweeted. The C's actually may value Kansas 6-8 forward Josh Jackson more for his two-way potential. Read More »