Author: 0 India wary of rejuvenated Pakistan: Kohli

Pakistan's 60 per cent chances while India 40 per cent to win. In the past, there have always been contests within contests like between a Sachin Tendulkar and fearsome Shoaib Akhtar. Pakistan have surprised many to reach the final of CT17, a tournament it very almost failed to qualify for. "I look forward to playing as it's a big occasion", added Amir, now firmly back in the global fold after his career was halted by a ban and jail sentence for his part in a 2010 spot-fixing scam ...

Sport Harry Kane to retain England captaincy for France friendly
Author: 0 Harry Kane to retain England captaincy for France friendly

But Scotland came back into the game and both Robertson and Armstrong had shots from the edge of the penalty box. He has collected back-to-back Golden Boots in the Premier League , with a 29-goal haul in 2016-17 seeing him net at a rate of one every 87.28 minutes.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy destroys fellow golfer in Twitter spat

Or, according to Champions Tour player and 1995 PGA Championship victor Steve Elkington , he's just bored. McIlroy, while correcting Elkington's spelling, pointed out that Nicklaus didn't earn much money as a player, hence his golf course design business.

Author: 0 Thomas has record nine-under, Harman grabs US Open lead

I have to admit that I'm a bit of on the fence when it comes to the US Open's penchant for insanely long golf courses-a trend that's only intensified over the past decade. And I feel like once the can gets open, I'll start pouring them in. "When I saw it was about seven feet away I knew maybe we had a chance of history".

Sport Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan
Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan

Yuvraj's 53 off 32 balls was full of eye-catching strokeplay and helped India break free from a sluggish phase towards the back end of their innings. "Players of the calibre of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan are very hard to stop if they are allowed to settle early, and that is what Pakistan allowed them to do", he said.

Author: 0 Thomas makes US Open history with stunning 63 at Erin Hills

It's hard to make a lot of birdies for me around here. 7, 9 and 16, and bogeyed No. 5. Now the reigning Abu Dhabi HSBC Champion is two rounds shy of earning a whopping $2.1million first prize windfall. NOTEWORTHY: A 94-year-old man stopped breathing while in a grandstand on the sixth hole and died of what officials said appeared to be natural causes.

Author: 0 World game's biggest match to decide Champions Trophy title

The match between the two sides is always special. If they could get 265 runs so easily losing only one wicket, another 60-70 would not have put them under any pressure. And, now they are set to meet in final of the Champions Trophy at the Kennington Oval on Sunday. Leaving the former Pakistani cricketers' proclivity for triggering controversies aside, ther team can still make it a cracker of a final.

Author: 0 Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

Portugal will play Mexico in a Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match scheduled for Sunday, June 1. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday expressed gratitude to Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) for assistance in organizing the country's first FIFA Confederations Cup and assured that Russia was ready to hold the event on the top level, Sputnik reports.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Mickey Arthur confident India 'aberration' behind Pakistan

If we play good cricket, definitely we will win this tournament ". Of the 11 Pakistan players that beat England on Wednesday - the return of injured quick Mohammad Amir for Sunday's final is their only anticipated change - Babar Azam, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan had their very first taste of India-Pakistan cricket in Birmingham a fortnight ago.

Author: 0 Justin Thomas shoots first 9-under round in US Open history

The other four 63's were all shot on par 71 courses . Walking to the 18th green, Justin Thomas knew he had a chance for history. I wanted to experience our first U.S. He is listed at 5-foot-7, 150 pounds. Fleetwood was alongside Reed after a birdie on the first, but Casey tumbled down the leaderboard after following an opening birdie of his own with a triple-bogey on the third.

Author: 0 No social media for India's cricket team

India eased past Bangladesh to enter the finals while Pakistan got the better of better fancied England in their semi-final clash. "We've had a taste of it now so I think players will learn from it", Azhar told On India , who have been in red hot form winning all games except against Sri Lanka, which Hussey said was a "shock", the former one-day great added: " India has oozed class throughout the tournament with each player looking in great touch and clear with the ...

Sport 'Virat Kohli Smashes Pakistan', Fans Sing Ahead Of Final Clash
Author: 0 'Virat Kohli Smashes Pakistan', Fans Sing Ahead Of Final Clash

India's selectors have opted to rest opener Rohit Sharma and seamer Jasprit Bumrah (not pictured) both of whom played in Thursday's Champions Trophy semi-final. "Beyond the golden talent and the iron determination, Virat has learned how to cope with the pressures of his exalted position", said De Villiers, who was dismissed for his first golden duck in ODI cricket in a loss to Pakistan last week.

Author: 0 Amir fit for Champions Trophy final

As Pakistan trudged off the field on that evening at Edgbaston, shoulders drooped, hands were in pockets, heads were bowed and there were shocked looks on their faces. Throughout the tournament , Pakistan has proven that their bowling is their stronger suit with the skill and guile of players like Hassan Ali and Imad Wasim, who've both impressed me hugely.

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Author: 0 Alex Cuthbert out of Wales' Test against Samoa

Then he ran into a wall in the shape of full-back David Halaifonua. The replacement winger - who had come on fro Alex Cuthbert - cut inside one tackler as he raced into Tonga's 22. With the rain lashing down, the game became slightly more conservative and Wales were given a little more breathing space through the left peg of fly-half Davies with half an hour remaining.

Author: 0 Dodgers Puig suspended 1 game for obscene gesture to fans

There was no immediate word following the game on Francona's condition. Puig had just hit a two-run home run in the Dodgers' 7-5 victory. Yasiel Puig hit a home run. Puig went 1-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts on Wednesday. This will be Kluber's third start since spending most of the month of May on the disabled list with tightness in his lower back.

Author: 0 Hussain says pitch blameless in England defeat

Cardiff , Jun 15 England captain Eoin Morgan insisted his side would stay true to their attacking style after an eight-wicket Champions Trophy semi-final thrashing by pakistan . And so England go out of a tournament they looked well placed to win. India surged into a second successive Champions Trophy final by beating Bangladesh in front of 24,340 fans - a ODI record at Edgbaston - to set up a final with Pakistan .

Author: 0 Dustin Johnson misses cut at US Open — Major Surprise

I wanted to experience our first U.S. Open more than anything here in our state. -Thomas on the meaning of his record-setting 63. McIlroy and Day needed low rounds to have any chance of advancing to the weekendm and neither was able to produce anything near what was necessary.

Author: 0 Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround

The end result was embarrassing. " India have a very good batting line-up and if they put up a big total, it will bring pressure on us". Their strength was their bowling, and the ability to take wickets, especially through the middle overs when teams consolidate.

Author: 0 Kohli not intimidated by Pakistan

The first is that, while Pakistan's attack has taken more wickets than any other team in the competition - 31 - they have taken very few - just two - in the first Powerplay. After Friday's practice, Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood said of Amir: "He bowled today without any problem whatsoever". There was no over excitement.

Author: 0 Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

On Tuesday, a Spanish state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud from 2011-14 totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). The Portuguese sports daily A Bola published a front-page story Friday saying that Ronaldo was upset with the accusations made against him and that his decision to leave Madrid was "irreversible".

Sport Justin Thomas makes US Open history with stunning display
Author: 0 Justin Thomas makes US Open history with stunning display

Though Harman's 67 and 68s by Koepka , Fleetwood , Fowler and Si Woo Kim were extraordinary efforts on an Open Saturday, it was Thomas's 63 that electrified the Erin Hills galleries. "Did you hit it good?" asked Johnson. Kubly was first approached about Erin Hills by Lang and Nebraska grad and Golf Digest architecture editor Ron Whitten when they played together at a Canadian tournament hosted by architects Dana Fry and Michael Hurdzan.

Sport Could Crisitano Ronaldo be heading to Manchester United this summer?
Author: 0 Could Crisitano Ronaldo be heading to Manchester United this summer?

Ronaldo famously flirted with PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi after PSG played at the Bernabeu in 2015 with a wink and an arm around the shoulder as he passed him in the media area. "I have a pact with my players, I have a great relationship with each of them". Manchester United recorded a revenue of around $739 million (converted from 577 million GBP) and in addition to that, they are apparently prepared to do all they can in order to bring back their former star to Old Trafford.

Author: 0 Matsuyama moves up leaderboard at US Open

All four finished Friday's second round at 7-under-par 137 playing a course that prevented the world's three top-ranked players from moving on. Also at 11 under was Tommy Fleetwood , who was poised to take the lead until his pitch came up short, his next shot went 60 feet down a slope on the back of the 18th green and he turned potential birdie into bogey and settled for a 68.

Author: 0 Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

The game was scored with an own goal by New Zealand's Michael Boxall at the 31st minute of the game. Nearly 25 minutes into the second half, Russian forward Fedor Smolov cannoned another goal for his team after having received a flawless assist from Alexander Samedov .

Author: 0 Wounded Pakistan look to overcome India for final glory

Some teams might not have the best starts, and they come back amazingly, which Pakistan has done. To be happy playing second fiddle in a big tournament like this throughout all the games, to be thinking about bouncing back after a setback.

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Author: 0 President Trump: Scalise "In Some Trouble". Praying For Victims

The 59th annual baseball game, played at Nationals Park in southeast Washington , looks to be a place where members can show it. Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it's a "good possibility" that the Louisiana Republican will be able to return to work in his full capacity.

Author: 0 Rickie Fowler can shed this dreaded label with US Open win

Also playing in the afternoon was Dustin Johnson , the defending champion and No. 1 player in the world, who opened with a 75. Rory McIlroy was left reflecting on a missed cut at the US Open for the second consecutive year on Friday after once again struggling to get to grips with the Erin Hills layout.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: Canadian Grand Prix result a 'great blow' to Ferrari

Both the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen had hard opening laps and they could finish only in fourth and seventh, with Vettel's lead in the world championship cut from 25 points to 12. "I am so happy", said a delighted Hamilton. "I could see on the TV screen that he was seventh, sixth, fifth, and then I saw him in fourth, and I was like "God damn it", it would have been better if he was in fifth".

Sport US Open: Defending champion Dustin Johnson makes early exit
Author: 0 US Open: Defending champion Dustin Johnson makes early exit

Open. Fowler, 28, enters Sunday's fourth and perhaps final round two shots behind leader Brian Harman after a 4-under 68 during Saturday's third round. He missed a short birdie putt on 18. In fact, of the 14 Englishmen, three Scots, two Northern Irishmen and one Welshman who started on Thursday, only seven will play the weekend.

Author: 0 NBA Finals On ABC: Most-Watched Since 1998

In a short statement Tuesday, the Warriors said: "Today is all about celebrating our championship". "I left everything on the floor every game, all five games", he said. As such, James expects the Warriors to remain near the top of the National Basketball Association for the foreseeable future. In the end, the Cavaliers simply did not have enough top-class talent to topple the Warriors , even with four-time league MVP James doing all he could to keep his team in it.

Author: 0 Wahab ruled out of Champions Trophy

That was not the end of the run spree, with Hardik Pandya hitting the first three balls of left-arm spinner Imad Wasim's last over of the innings for six on his way to an unbeaten 20. Opening the batting together after nearly a year and a half, Rohit and Dhawan got off to a slow but steady start. "But seeing how quickly they opted to bowl, we felt like they're not necessarily wanting to chase a total down", Kohli said.

Author: 0 Halep confident of French Open triumph

She will be hoping to go at least one better this year. Halep said: "I feel that she played unbelievable tennis in the first set and until the end of the second set, 5-1". It was a nightmare start for Pliskova as a double fault gifted Halep two break points in just her second service game. Follow live score and updates from French Open on Day 12.

Author: 0 Unchanged India line-up for Champions Trophy final, hints Kohli

He credited the bowlers for Pakistan's brilliant come-back following a crushing defeat against India in the beginning of the tournament. The hosts went into the contest as the favourites, but the Men In Green once again showed why they were considered such an unpredictable outfit, putting forth a superb all-round performance to march their way into the final.

Sport Wales and Serbia result couldn't possibly have ended more perfectly for Ireland
Author: 0 Wales and Serbia result couldn't possibly have ended more perfectly for Ireland

Chris Coleman's side take on Serbia four points adrift of the Group D leaders, with their Belgrade examination all the tougher given the absence of suspended talisman Gareth Bale . "His input was huge". The carnival atmosphere in France will feel a million miles away from the hostile surroundings of Belgrade's Rajko Mitic stadium.

Author: 0 Is Cristiano Ronaldo ready to leave Real Madrid?

Real Madrid issued a statement fully supporting the player, claiming they were "absolutely convinced of his innocence", but Ronaldo is unsatisfied with the club over their attempts to defend him on the matter. Ronaldo , now with Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, has been angered by €14.7m ($21.6m) tax fraud claims in Spain. A report from Spanish publication Don Balon states that City have contacted Ronaldo , who of course has strong ties to city rivals ...

Author: 0 Paul Casey stays in US Open hunt as Rory McIlroy misses cut

Fowler is two under with birdies on the second and seventh. It was more positive news for another Australian, Marc Leishman, who stayed in contention to be 4-under through 36 holes following an even-par 72. The golf course is lovely. "The putter was hot on the front side to keep me in it, so it's all there, it's just a matter of putting it together and I'm not out of it".

Author: 0 Watch the Golden State Warriors Championship Parade

Despite the news appearing widely in sports media the Warriors insist that no such decision to skip the White House visit has been made. Fans who gathered in Oakland for Thursday's parade said they expected more championships from the team in the years to come.

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Author: 0 Team New Zealand Sail a Clean Penultimate Day of Qualifiers

Team Japan bought Oracle's design package as part of a deal to enter the America's Cup , and there has been speculation that the startup syndicate, led by former Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker, could help Oracle clinch the bonus point by tanking in the head-to-head showdowns.

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Author: 0 Benfica star Talisca admits Manchester United move is his dream

I'm very, very happy to be here at this great club so I couldn't be happier. "He knows everything since March and now it's for him to work, because he will have holidays in August and then I will be working". "There is pressure everywhere", he said. To come to the Premier League, and one of the world's biggest clubs, it's a lot to take in. "But it's also really fun; very inspiring".

Author: 0 Sir Ben Ainslie hopeful New Zealand can recover after America's Cup capsizing

The first teams in each bracket to score five points move into the play-off finals. The Kiwis won two of three races against Ainslie's Land Rover BAR on Bermuda's Great Sound on Thursday to win the series 5-2 and advance to face the victor of the series between Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan .

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: India favourites but bookies expect tough Pakistan fight

India have the advantage going in, and they are expected to win. India and Pakistan meet at the Oval on Sunday, with Virat Kohli's side seeking successive Champions Trophy victories. Though he acknowledged that Pakistan have improved vastly after their 124-run defeat to India in their tournament opener, especially in the bowling department, Saha feels that India have played consistently well throughout the series.

Author: 0 Amir fit and ready to play Champions Trophy final against India

India opener Shikhar Dhawan is the tournament's leading run scorer with 317 runs in four matches and will look to continue his momentum against Pakistan . "If we can get amongst them with the new ball, we can expose the middle order that hasn't batted much in this competition, so that's pretty much our aim and focus", the South African Arthur said on Saturday.

Author: 0 Warriors to pay 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

LeBron is now third in all-time Finals scoring . "As long as they stay healthy and stay together, this team could be a dominant force over the next five or six years, without question", Barry said . "We're obviously just getting started", the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player said. We'll see what happens. Curry sank a contested 3-pointer with less than a minute remaining in the game to hammer in the final nail in the Cavaliers' coffin.

Author: 0 US Open snippets from third round at Erin Hills

Johnny Miller owned the previous best round of eight-under 63 set at the 1973 US Open at Oakmont. Fiji's Vijay Singh also recorded a seven-under 63, at Olympia Fields in 2003. However, not all Americans fared well. Thomas mixed nine birdies and two bogeys before hitting his second shot to six feet on the par-five 18th hole and tapped in for eagle to record the lowest round (9-under) in relation to par in US Open history.

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