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Sport Aamer Sohail accuses Pakistan team of match-fixing in Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Aamer Sohail accuses Pakistan team of match-fixing in Champions Trophy

His 96 not out saw Kohli end the match with almost 10 overs to spare by hitting a four off Sabbir Rahman. But Rohit Sharma, in the company of Indian captain Virat Kohli , ensured Bangladesh never had a chance. They will be playing their first Champions Trophy tomorrow at The Oval against archrivals India . In the press conference after the semi-final against Bangladesh, Virat Kohli had talked about his team maintaining its composure and controlling its emotions in big games and Hussey ...

Author: 0 Stanley Cup takes tour of Sewickley, parties at Sid's house

It capped off back to back Stanley Cup victories for Pittsburgh , the first team to do so in the salary cap era. Pittsburgh Penguins fans waits for the start of the Penguins' NHL hockey Stanley Cup victory parade in Pittsburgh , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 .

Author: 0 Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland

We're going down as one of the best teams ever, and that's a special thing you can not take away from us", reserve Andre Iguodala said . The Warriors attended the White House ceremony to honor their 2015 NBA Finals title when former President Barack Obama was in the White House.

Sport Morgan drops Bairstow hint ahead of Pakistan semi-final
Author: 0 Morgan drops Bairstow hint ahead of Pakistan semi-final

Despite his recent patchy form, there were suggestions that England could stick on with Roy for the clash against Pakistan , considering his past performances against the Asian nation. However, that backing has softened in the light of Roy's repeated failures and Morgan, fresh from his impressive 87 in England's group win over Australia, indicated Tuesday the team could not afford to "carry" anyone as they went in search of a first major ODI tournament triumph.

Sport Judge clouts 22nd homer, propels Yankees past Angels 5-3
Author: 0 Judge clouts 22nd homer, propels Yankees past Angels 5-3

Ben Zobrist and Miguel Montero also homered for Chicago, which ended a four-game losing streak to return to.500. The Orioles can only hope they're relevant in September. "Guess what? There's a game tomorrow, and we've got to be ready for another team". This disaster is not out of line with how Tillman has looked in his other starts this season.

Sport England U21s draw positives from Euro stalemate
Author: 0 England U21s draw positives from Euro stalemate

Ben Chilwell's reckless challenge on Linus Wahlqvist looked like condemning England to a defeat that would have left their hopes of reaching the semi-finals hanging by a thread, only for Pickford to deny the same player from the spot with an excellent right-hand save.

Sport Shahbaz Sharif arrives at Federal Judicial Academy
Author: 0 Shahbaz Sharif arrives at Federal Judicial Academy

Party circles said Shehbaz's appearance before the JIT was significant given his fervent temperament and they also believe that Shehbaz Sharif has an edge over the PM and the first family because he has a firm grip over the issues and has necessary aggression and passion to win the argument.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo tells Real Madrid he wants to leave
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo tells Real Madrid he wants to leave

As well as return to United, Ronaldo has been linked with Paris Saint-Germain and Calderon thinks a lucrative move outside of Europe is not an option at this stage of his career. According to a report from Portuguese soccer outlet A Bola , Ronaldo feels he is being unfairly targeted by the Spanish government. Madrid-based newspaper Marca also reported on Friday that Ronaldo is upset with his current situation, and said the European champions are now trying to persuade Ronaldo , ...

Author: 0 Warriors: No decision made on potential visit to White House

That all spells trouble for the rest of the league, who saw the Warriors capture a title in 2015, win a record-setting 73 games the next regular season before Durant moved to the Bay Area and the team became a juggernaut. Kerr said he was proud that the team "came back from the heartbreak of previous year". "But honestly, that's something we'll worry about at the time".

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid

Ronaldo , A Bola reported on Friday, privately feels upset at the treatment he has received from authorities in Spain and believes he is being made an example of because of his status as a star player. Cristiano has enjoyed a stunning 12 months in football. Marca say Real is willing to sell - but at a price. Only few could afford a player of such caliber, a four-time Champions League victor, the competition's record goalscorer, a man who led Portugal to Euro 2016 glory last summer.

Author: 0 Ronaldo willing to leave Real Madrid, say reports

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly wants to leave La Liga this summer, with a source close to the player stating the forward is "sad" after being accused of tax evasion. If Ronaldo were to leave, England's Manchester United and France's Paris Saint-Germain could be his possible European destinations because they are the only clubs that could afford his transfer fee and salary - which could hit £160 million (S$282 million).

Sport Beaten Bangladesh need to get mentally tougher - skipper Mortaza
Author: 0 Beaten Bangladesh need to get mentally tougher - skipper Mortaza

India has already beaten Pakistan in the ongoing tournament during the preliminary stage. Talking about the fantastic bowling from Kedar Jadhav , Kohli said that he's not a surprise package. Amir, thought to be the team's spearhead, missed out on the semi-final against England on Wednesday. At the moment he bowled today. He is fine. Yeah, definitely you would go with Amir, but we don't mind if Amir can't play.

Author: 0 French Open Day 8: Mladenovic ousts Muguruza

Of course I'm sad. "It's a very painful defeat here in the French Open ". "It's all behind me now, so whatever happens in this tournament is not necessarily my concern anymore". As the 11th seed, on her least-effective surface, anything more would have been a bonus. Elsewhere, 19-year-old Latvian Jelena Ostapenko booked her spot in the next round at Roland Garros with a 6-1 6-4 victory over Lesia Tsurenko .

Author: 0 Fowler leads US Open

Pardon the gallows humor. With the picturesque par-72 course set up at a monstrous 7,845 yards, Erin Hills had been expected to live up to the US Open's billing of being the toughest test in golf . "When it is the US Open and you're leading it is a different type of pressure because it is new so I'll see how that goes tomorrow". "You just have to look forward", Scott said.

Author: 0 Warriors undecided on whether to visit White House

Warriors guard Klay Thompson was throwing T-shirts to fans and waving from the top of an open, double-decker bus. And the different kind of ceremonies and traditions that have happened around championship-winning teams, we don't want that to taint what we've accomplished this year.

Sport A quick look at the French Open
Author: 0 A quick look at the French Open

Meanwhile, Kei Nishikori survived a tough challenge from South Korea's Hyeon Chung. Both these players are the second favourites to win the title at Roland Garros this year, after Rafael Nadal , and it will be interesting to see how this battle pans out.

Author: 0 Buttler hits rapid 61 as England all out for 310 against NZ

New Zealand will be the obstacle standing between England and a semi-final spot when the two nations lock horns in a Group A contest of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament at Sophia Gardens here on Tuesday. The match was effected by rain but overs were not reduced in either innings. "We did some very good things in that last game, and it was unfortunate the rain came when it did".

Author: 0 McIlroy dismisses Twitter criticism after US Open exit

Casting aside his own advice, he chose to stay for another day at the U.S. Open . Kim won The Players Championship in May for his second PGA Tour title. even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, but I think these last two rounds will serve me well going into the summer". And after all that, Casey finished tied for the lead at 7 under, along with Koepka , Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood .

Author: 0 Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid after being accused of tax fraud

But alas, Cristiano Ronaldo , arguably the hottest player on the hottest soccer team in Europe, may soon be saying "adios" to Madrid if sports publications in Spain and his native Portugal have got the story right. The talented forward has been very instrumental since joining the club as he has helped them to claim 3 Champions League trophies already. Ronaldo would certainly not be short of suitors if he were to leave Madrid , and it seems clear he's determined to do so due to ...

Author: 0 Gracious Del Potro hails Murray strategy, seeks backhand improvement

That would be more than the 30 year-old Scot expected of himself: 'When I speak to my team we set high standards but I didn't come here with the mindset that I'm definitely going to go a long way. Croatian seventh seed Marin Cilic also advanced after sweeping aside Spain's Feliciano Lopez 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 to reach the last 16 without dropping a set.

Author: 0 Special number 10 means so much to Nadal

He defeated the Swiss tennis ace 6-2, 6-3 and 6-1. He fought all the way through the third set, picking up a double break when he didn't necessarily need to in what was ultimately the final game of the match - but it characterised what Nadal did - fought for every point, as he has done throughout his career and made Wawrinka work for everything.

Author: 0 Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations

A source claims the "outraged" Portugal worldwide "feels great indignation" with all the speculation about his tax affairs and a sense of "injustice" at the allegations - which he contests - and
has made a decision to leave Spain . Ronaldo won the 2008 Champions League crown despite missing a penalty in their shootout victory over bitter rivals Chelsea in the final in Moscow.

Sport Steph Curry To Likely Skip White House Visit If Invited
Author: 0 Steph Curry To Likely Skip White House Visit If Invited

The White House has not offered the Warriors a formal invitation, and there have been no formal conversations by the Warriors about the possibility since they won the 2017 National Basketball Association championship on Monday night. James teamed up with All Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat to win his first championship in 2012. So, sorry I went on a little rant, but that's how I feel about the team.

Author: 0 Blazing birdie run puts Hadwin in US Open hunt

Jason Day made two triple bogeys and closed with a birdie to avoid the indignity of shooting 80. "I was thinking about that coming down the last few holes, wondering if I was close", he said. Fowler, 28, who was 25 over par for his previous four rounds in the US Open , ended the day a shot ahead of compatriot Xander Schauffele and England's Paul Casey , with Tommy Fleetwood, Brian Harman and Brooks Koepka a shot further back.

Author: 0 Curry, Durant committed to Golden State

As a raucous crowd cheered at Oracle Arena, Curry watched freshly crowned Finals MVP Durant capturing his first ring in his 10th National Basketball Association season. Curry hopped and shouted as he gave high-fives to the crowd after getting off a double-decker bus during the Thursday parade. By taking just a modest pay cut to $31.8 million - still a 20 percent raise from what he made this year - Durant will be making a sacrifice to keep Iguodala and Livingston in the mix.

Sport Joe Root hopes England can learn from Champions Trophy semi-final
Author: 0 Joe Root hopes England can learn from Champions Trophy semi-final

Root fell when well set after an edged cut off leg-spinner Shadab Khan was well held by wicket-keeper Sarfraz. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had a simpler explanation for Wednesday's outcome, saying: "We played very well". It was the dismissal of Root that triggered the England collapse after a solid start saw them reach 128 for 2. However, Morgan did not think that was the reason for England's demise.

Sport Gunshots Ring Out at Republican Congressional Baseball Practice
Author: 0 Gunshots Ring Out at Republican Congressional Baseball Practice

It's a tradition dating back to 1909. A few months later, he pointed a military-style rifle at a suburban Washington baseball diamond and opened fire, leaving House Republican Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana in critical condition and injuring four others before he was killed by Capitol police.

Author: 0 The wrong kind of US Open history: Top 3 all miss cut

The Englishman struggled to get out of the knee-high fescue rough at Erin Hills and posted a snowman on the par-5 14th hole, his fifth of the day. McIlroy , however, who is returning from a hip and back injury, put a courageous face on his second consecutive missed cut at a US Open following his exit at the halfway stage in 2016.

Author: 0 Dustin Johnson favored to win major for 2nd straight year

The player who turned the U.S. Open into a soap opera of sorts the previous two years won't be around for the weekend this time. Gretzky gave birth to River Jones on Monday, June 12. The new setup will allow officials to be strategically placed on each hole in various areas to better assist with rulings and pace of play. Day has finished in the Top 10 of the U.S.

Author: 0 Greens at Erin Hills starting to firm up

Johnson, who had bullishly expected to do well on a course he believed to be perfectly suited to his game, admitted he was surprised to be out after only 36 holes. "If not, get back to the drawing board and try my best to prepare for the next one". He's well outside the top 100 in average driving distance this week at 295.4 yards, but he's also missed just five fairways.

Author: 0 West Ham prepare £10m for Chris Smalling

Mourinho has decided Smalling is not good enough and will sell him to the highest bidder, with West Brom and Everton also showing interest.Smalling joined United from Fulham in 2010 and has gone on to make nearly 250 appearances. Slaven Bilic decided they are covered with Winston Reid performing well there last season. With Smalling potentially heading towards the exit door, Newcastle have now joined the race alongside other English top flight clubs in Everton and West Ham United as Magpies ...

Sport Canadian Henderson shoots 63 to lead LPGA in MI
Author: 0 Canadian Henderson shoots 63 to lead LPGA in MI

Ko's two-round total of 136 leaves her six strokes shy of Henderson, who fired a four-under 67 which included three bogeys to maintain her two-stroke lead. "I would say today my iron shots weren't as accurate as before, so I'll work on it a little bit tomorrow morning, then maybe work on the speed a little bit on the greens", said Feng of her approach to Saturday's third round.

Author: 0 India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

We all know what happens behind the scenes. "They have beaten sides that looked really strong against them, but the belief just showed on the field the way they played together as a team, and you know, regardless of who you play in the finals, it's always going to be challenging because once you start thinking that it's a big game, then your mindset changes", the skipper gave a peek into the mindset of an worldwide team.

Sport Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury
Author: 0 Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

This was his first French Open tournament since 2012 as injuries have severely hampered his career. The signs are positive for Murray considering he arrived at the French Open not even sure if he would win one match, a semi-final showing was more than respectable.

Author: 0 Elderly spectator dies during 2nd round of US Open

World number two Rory McIlroy has missed the cut at the US Open for the second year running. The top three players in the world have never missed the cut in the same major dating to when the world ranking began in 1986. "The golf course is actually really lovely", Day said. "Yeah, it was a bit of a roller coaster". Day and McIlroy never had much of a chance, both out of the picture before Johnson even teed off.

Author: 0 Spurs never enjoyed big Finals ratings like Warriors-Cavs

That is because the Warriors boast an intimidating starting lineup featuring four All-Stars in their 20s who are likely to be with the team for years to come. Durant was named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player after averaging 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds a game , and he became the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 to make 30 or more points in five finals games.

Author: 0 Tyronn Lue on Cavaliers vs Warriors: "I don't see a big gap"

Both coach Steve Kerr and star Steph Curry have not been shy about their disapproval of Trump. "All the pieces that we have are important to the equation of winning a championship and competing for a championship every single year". And if I'm complaining about $44 million over four years, then I've got other issues in my life". Here are the six worst NBA Finals performances by Stephen Curry .

Author: 0 Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet' for all of us

The occasion was the annual congressional baseball charity game between the Democrats and Republicans at Nationals Park, a day after and a short distance from the practice field in Arlington, Virginia, where Scalise and four others were struck by a gunman's raining bullets.

Sport Cleveland Cavaliers top Golden State Warriors to stay alive
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers top Golden State Warriors to stay alive

It was an explosive game, where the Cavs poured in 49 points in the first quarter, a new Finals record for most points in any quarter, while going 7-for-12 on 3-pointers. We've already seen the best the Cavs can give. "They made shots and we didn't", LeBron said afterwards. "I said it after we won the Eastern Conference Finals that we're getting ready for a juggernaut", James said during his postgame press conference, as reported by ESPN .

Sport Ward prepared to silence doubters in rematch with Kovalev
Author: 0 Ward prepared to silence doubters in rematch with Kovalev

Ward said that will play in his favor in the rematch. It's been a year of many firsts for the 26-year-old with only 10 professional fights. Sergey Kovalev listens during a news conference Thursday, June 15, 2017 , in Las Vegas. He knocked down five of the young men and remembered he had a hammer in his auto, grabbing it before turning around and watching the five others flee down the street.

Author: 0 Paul Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard

He was at 7-under 137, two shots clear of anyone else who played early in warm sunshine on a course that getting dry and crispy. That took the world number 14 under par for the day and into a share of the lead with Rickie Fowler on seven under par, with Players Championship victor Si Woo Kim and American Xander Schauffele a shot behind.

Author: 0 Andy Murray backed by legends to reach French Open final

Murray will play third seed Stan Wawrinka in the semi-finals, in a repeat of last year's clash at the same stage. - Top seed Andy Murray produced a clinical performance to beat unseeded Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3 6-4 6-4 in a fourth-round match that lasted just over two hours.

Sport Bacsinszky weathers Mladenovic storm in Roland Garros
Author: 0 Bacsinszky weathers Mladenovic storm in Roland Garros

And to keep things nice and simple the victor of Mladenovic/Bacsinszky will meet the victor of Ostapenko/Wozniacki in the semi-finals, likewise the winners of today's men's quarters. It was almost 8pm by the time Caroline Wozniacki fled from the court, having been finished off in a fourth separate session by world No 47 Ostapenko.

Sport England's ODI team not there yet: Joe Root
Author: 0 England's ODI team not there yet: Joe Root

The star batsman added: "Going into a big game like this, we're going to treat it as how we treated the last game". " Pakistan did that extremely well and full credit to them". England's dismal performance in their eight-wicket defeat in the semi-final, only means that their search for a first global 50-over crown rolls on to the 2019 World Cup on home soil, reports The Guardian.

Author: 0 Matsuyama (65) bounces back, contending for first major

Open record for the first round by yielding 44 sub-par rounds, breaking by five the record set in 1990 at Medinah. Just don't mention that to some of the best players in the world. I think I have a little bit of an advantage, but at the same time you have to be more on when it gets like that because if not, then you're going to struggle.

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