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Amir jolts India's top order

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He trapped Rohit Sharma leg before wicket 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. The sixth ever century in a Trophy final ended in the 34th over at 200-2. Fakhar continued to a 92-ball century, finally falling to Indian bowler Hardik Pandya in the 33rd over. Read More »

Pakistan defeat India by runs to lift Champions Trophy title

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What a fine start this is for Pakistan! . The two have pushed Indian bowlers under pressure. The reality is India got pulverised. The outcome resulted in different emotions, even leading to a scuffle between the India and Pakistan fans at the Sir Jack Hobbs gate, but the law-enforcers intervened to avert anything more ugly. Read More »

Saudi Soccer Team Fails To Acknowledge Minute's Silence For London Terror Victims

Australia, who have three wins and four draws from their seven matches to date, are precariously placed in their group, now three points behind both Japan and Saudi Arabia with three matches left. "Notice how we are expected to show the utmost respect to their culture but they offer no respect in return", added another. "Not participating in the minute's silence is disgusting". Read More »

Pakistan 'pressure' got to India, says Kohli

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As far as Playing XI is concerned, India are going with the same team that registered a nine-wicket win over Bangladesh in the semi-finals. "Hopefully this win, everyone will remember, not just for today, not just for tomorrow, but for a very long, long time", added the wicket-keeper/batsman. Read More »

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Aegon Championships to rest

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Rafael Nadal has expressed his joy after beating Stan Wawrinka to bag his 10th French Open title . Both Nadal and Federer have enjoyed unexpected revivals in 2017, taking advantage of the intermittent poor form of both Murray and Djokovic to return to prominence after respective injury woes. Read More »

Koepka ties US Open record in capturing first major victory

I think that was the best shot he hit all day. "So it's pretty simple, I just didn't get it in the hole fast enough". But it made me feel a lot better seeing Brooks shoot 5-under. JUSTIN THOMAS: Yeah, I like it. I liked it before I came here. If the wind was up like this all week, your winning score is much higher than it would have been. Read More »

American Brooks Koepka wins US Open

I can't fault his work ethic, which is a massive part of it for me". "And I built a lot of confidence off of that". "And the more patient that I can become, the more times I'll put myself in this situation". Brooks Koepka received a short piece of advice from a valuable source on the eve of the final round at the U.S. Open. The 25-year-old Japanese star had two of the best rounds of the tournament - he shot 65 on Friday - but a 2-over 74 in his opening round loomed large as the scores got ... Read More »

Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

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The final-hole struggle was in marked contrast to his second-round rally, when he became the first player from China to make the cut at a US Open , according to US Golf Association records. After three days of benign conditions, players woke up to a howling Wisconsin wind. One of the University of Texas junior's goals is to play in the Walker Cup on September 9-10 at Los Angeles Country Club. Read More »

Bummer buddies: Roomies Fowler, Thomas fizzle at US Open

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Was that a tough thing to do to pretend like that didn't happen? Bogey - Justin Thomas: Golf is a insane sport, huh? So, yeah, I can relate to that. Open champion, called Saturday night to offer encouragement. JUSTIN THOMAS: Yeah, I like it. He's not anxious about the low scores the first few rounds. Read More »

America's Cup: New Zealand lead Team USA 3-0 after four races

Peter Burling is thrilled that Emirates Team New Zealand were able to reward the travelling army of Kiwis and those watching at home with another pair of wins in the Americas Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton . “I think we saw just how a couple of times these guys built a healthy lead, and in the blink of an eye its back on again, ” Spithill said. "Today I thought we got off the line pretty well, but they were pretty impressive accelerating". Read More »

Koepka caps a record week with title

Open , a tie for 35th. Sure, golf immortality as a major champion, but a hefty $2.16 million to the victor is a nice bit of change. Elsewhere, Masters victor Sergio Garcia couldn't parlay his first major victory into a second and never made a Sunday charge despite shooting under par in each of the first three rounds. Read More »

Clinical India maul Pakistan 7-1 HWL Semi-Final

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Team India's first goal was scored by drag flicker Harmanpreet in the 13th minute on a penalty corner. Minutes later, India secured their third penalty corner and skipper Manpreet Singh's try from a variation was brilliantly kept away by Carter. Read More »

Oscar sparks 50-man brawl in Chinese Super League match

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Oscar cost SIPG a whopping 60 million euros ($67 million) in the last transfer window, the biggest such deal in Asian football history. The playmaker's actions appeared deliberate as he booted the ball at players on the halfway line. Oscar was unhurt and the fiery encounter finished 1-1 to leave Villas-Boas' side four points behind reigning champions Guangzhou Evergrande. "Disrespect the opponent? It is not true". Read More »

Top three miss US Open cut, leaving four-way tie for the lead

Numerous top players in the world did not make the cut after Friday's second round, including the top three ranked players , Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day . "I'm really, really happy with it". "You'd definitely take it, said Fleetwood, whose previous best finish at the US Open is tied for 27th". But he missed his first cut at a major since the 2012 PGA Championship. Read More »

ICC Champions trophy : Virat Kohli reveals the reason behind final loss

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But after grafting to 128 for two to lay a solid platform against Pakistan , they lost eight wickets for 83 runs in an innings which included only 15 fours and not a single six. It was an unexpectedly one-sided semifinal as two-time finalists England continue their quest for a global 50-over title in any tournament. "I think it was [the best]", he added. Read More »

Never mind the cricket! India beat Pakistan ...in field hockey

After leaving India reeling on six for two following the dismissals of Sharma and Kohli, Amir's figures read 1.4 overs, four runs, two wickets. Praising Pakistan for their brilliant all-round performance in the Champions Trophy final here on Sunday, Indian skipper Virat Kohli said the green brigade can upset any team on their day. Read More »

Zidane Can Stay in Real Madrid for Life: Club President Perez

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Real Madrid have now become the first team since AC Milan back in 1989 and 1990 to win this tournament two seasons running, and it's a record 12th European Cup win. The Frenchman, who himself won the Champions League as a legendary player for Real between 2001 and 2006, has enjoyed spectacular success since taking his first role in senior management just 18 months ago. Read More »

Reavie shares lead at St. Jude Classic

Schwartzel collected five birdies in his first 11 holes en route to a nine-under 131 halfway total, matched by Colombian Sebastian Munoz and American Chez Reavie at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. The 35-year-old journeyman went through a stretch earlier in the season where he missed six cuts in a span of seven starts. Both of Berger's PGA Tour wins have come at TPC Southwind, where he finished 13 under en route to a three-shot victory previous year. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Amir redemption part of wonderful Pakistan story

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India won the toss and chose to field first in the Champions Trophy final at The Oval . Babar came out of the opener's shadows, but after Shoaib Malik and he holed out in the off-side deep, Hafeez (57no) hit four fours and three sixes to turn Pakistan's promise into the 300-plus substance required against India's powerhouse batting line-up in these run-fest conditions. Read More »

Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021

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Perez in his fifth spell has been at the helm of the Spanish capital club since 2009 and overseen three European titles added to the trophy cabinet during this period. However, despite signing some of the world's finest players, results on the pitch weren't satisfactory and - despite massive increases in marketing revenue - Perez resigned in 2006, conceding that the club would benefit from a new direction. Read More »

Kohli philosophical after Champions final collapse

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Their two main spinners Ashwin and Jadeja, went for over eight an over, while barring Bhuvneshwar Kumar, the other two pace bowlers Bumrah and Pandya were just not able to keep the Pakistani batsmen in check. Jadeja nicked Junaid Khan to slip for 15 shortly afterwards. Pakistan's first global 50-over title since the 1992 World Cup reflected well on their Australian coach Mickey Arthur , who kept his squad from losing focus after their dismal display against the Indians earlier in ... Read More »

Ronaldo interested in Man Utd move

The forward has been linked with a move back to Old Trafford for a long time, and this summer might be the one when it actually happens. "At this moment, he wants to leave", the source told the BBC. REAL MADRID Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid star wants out Cristiano Ronaldo transfer: Who wants to sign him? Paris-Saint Germain, AC Milan under new ownership and China appear to be the only financially realistic destinations for the Portugal worldwide but a return to England ... Read More »