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Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

It appeared India , chasing 339 to win, had had a lucky break when Kohli, the world's leading one-day worldwide batsman, was dropped on five by first slip Azhar Ali off Amir. "But I am more happy and delighted for players like Fakhar Zaman and Hassan Ali, who impressed their peers through their talent and performances, and found their way in the side". Read More »

Manchester United ready to table £30m transfer bid for Nelson Semedo

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Manchester United completed their first summer signing on Wednesday when the Red Devils signed Sweden worldwide Victor Lindelof in a £30.7m deal from Portuguese champions Benfica . " Mourinho wants me, he has wanted me for a long time and I am an admirer of his work ". Other players, such as Romelu Lukaku and Antoine Griezmann were also on Mourinho's list, but have told the club they are not interested in joining in this window. Read More »

Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India to win ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistan , ominously made to bat first - the team batting first lost six of the seven previous finals - racked up a final-record innings of 338-4, founded on a 128-run opening stand between Fakhar Zaman , who earned his maiden one-day worldwide century with 114, and Azhar Ali , whom Fakhar helped to run out on 59. Read More »

Kevin Durant explains why the Warriors are no 'superteam'

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While making this video for "Uninterrupted" he added he's happy that guys like Kyle Korver and Derrick Williams finally felt what it means to compete and play for the title . The Finals record does not matter. It's impossible for them to develop the same relationship to the players, coaches and general managers that the lifetime fans do. Read More »

Video review causing confusion for FIFA in World Cup trials

The FIFA chief said he wanted to note the remarkable level of the infrastructure preparation in Russian Federation for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. On Sunday, Portugal and Mexico face off from Group A while Chile and Cameroon are playing each other from Group B. "I don't know how it was to play on, but judging by the game it seemed the quality (of the pitch) was rather good". Read More »

Koepka runs away from field to collect US Open

Harman and Koepka spent much of the round locked at the top of the leaderboard. "You never know how you're going to react being up there in the final round, you've got to deal with that and it's all new for me". "He came in confident and he maintained his confidence", Azinger said in his post-major analysis on FOX. It's been a steady rise in the sport for Koepka, if not necessarily a straight one. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For The Tenth Time

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Turned out he could, and he did, as masterful as at any time. Rafael Nadal has become the first male player in history to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam when he beat Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the French Open final today. Read More »

Golden State Warriors take National Basketball Association title

Barring something insane happening, like a major injury and/or an unexpected member of one of the team's cores demanding a trade, we're probably getting this again. Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant are a lock to be taken care of, which means the key role players are going to be the big focus when teams can begin signing and re-signing players. Read More »

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Victory Parade

This whole thing of resist, and we're not going to deal with this person, and we're going to ignore this person, it's unhealthy, it's un-American, it's really cowardly. Anyone hoping to reach the Warriors parade and events at Lake Merritt in Oakland is asked to take public transportation to Jack London Square Stateion in Oakland and walk 15 minutes to the parade. Read More »

Pakistan thrash India in cricket Champions Trophy victory

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Sarfraz said, "I think this is a great achievement for me, my team and my country". "I'm sure the nation of Pakistan is really happy tonight because they deserve it. But that was far from the case. Amir was the man doing the damage, Pakistan's talisman taking three wickets to rip out India's top order. The Pakistan left-arm quick's brilliant burst of three for 16 in 28 balls saw him snare opener Rohit Sharma lbw for a duck and have Kohli , the world's leading ODI batsman, ... Read More »

Fighters on social media react to bombshell announcement of Mayweather vs. McGregor

Me, alongside the many people who are not comfortable putting our cash directly in the pocket of a convicted domestic abuser. "I can tell you from everyone's perspective from every side, everyone is happy with this deal", he said . MMA superfight was made official yesterday, with a press call including UFC President Dana White , Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe , and Stephen Espinoza of Showtime that addressed the finer points out the bout. Read More »

Team India should have opposed playing against Pak: Sena on Gambhir

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Gautam Gambhir did not take this tweet too lightly and replied saying that the leader can go to Pakistan and celebrate with a lot of fervour. Meanwhile, fans of the Indian Cricket Team have not been pleased with India's defeat and the locals in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur and Uttarkhand's Haridwar broke their TV sets and protested after Pakistan's win. Read More »

Arsenal to appoint Darren Burgess as their director of high performance

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Furthermore, if Adelaide make it into the AFL Finals, Burgess will return to the club for the duration and then be back in October and November to make plans for the club and help find his successor. The Australian will continue in his role with Adelaide for the remainder of the 2017 Australian Football League season and start of 2018 pre-season. Read More »

CT 2017: Bustle fades from Kolkata roads before India-Pakistan final

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All in all, it includes players from five of the eight participating sides. Pakistan made 338 for four, with Fakhar Zaman's 114 - the left-handed opener's maiden ODI hundred - the cornerstone. Virat Kohli , who is a fighter on a cricket field, was hurt with the outcome, but the skipper praised the Pakistan team for their incredible showing in the final. Read More »

Pakistan smash 338 vs India in Champions Trophy final

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India won the toss and chose to put Pakistan into bat - a decision that turned out to be a awful call. Amir was the man doing the damage, Pakistan's talisman taking three wickets to rip out India's top order. There's a fresh wicket, even grass covering and we'd like our bowlers to exploit it. They played the ball according to its merit and made full use of the conditions despite losing the toss. Read More »

Pakistan to be one of top three teams by 2019 WC

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Chasing a challenging total of 339 runs on the board, India bowed down before the Pakistani bowlers and got all out for mere 158 runs in 33.3 overs. In India nearly all print media went easy on Kohli and his team, crediting Pakistan's performance though the front-page of the Hindustan Times screamed "Obliterated at the Oval: India humiliated by Pak". Read More »

Kylian Mbappe Reportedly Tells Monaco He Will Only Leave for Real Madrid

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PSG meanwhile have offered a staggering 135 million euros. The Manchester Evening News, meanwhile, have looked into Ronaldo's relationship with United boss Jose Mourinho . "You never know in football but, hopefully, I will be here next year". Liverpool are set to return to the Champions League next season after being absent since the 2014/15 season and before that since the 2009/10 season. Read More »

Unstoppable Pakistan crush India by 180 runs to win Champions Trophy final

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But he put that behind him here with a magical spell of three for 16 in his first five overs, removing India's top three batsmen - first Rohit Sharma , then Virat Kohli , followed by Shikhar Dhawan . "This Champions Trophy was an excellent tournament with some high quality one-day cricket played that has created plenty of interest around the world". Read More »

Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup for extra rest

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The top position is retained by Andy Murray , even though the Brit did not make it to the final of Roland Garros. "It was hard", said Nadal's uncle and coach, Toni. Nadal now turns his attention to Wimbledon . And it is also surely time for a new favorite number for Nadal. Previous year when Nadal had barely been able to bring himself to watch the French Open final on TV and abandoned the 2016 tournament due to his wrist injury everybody feared that it could be the end of Rafa's ... Read More »

Vegas holds all the cards with National Hockey League expansion draft list out

The Vegas Golden Knights are the league's first expansion franchise in almost two decades, and they will begin play in 2017-18 after selecting at least one player from each of the other 30 teams in the NHL . Several big names have come up in conversations, but it appears the teams who have unprotected players they still wish to keep are also willing to compensate Vegas to make sure they stay unclaimed. Read More »

Celtics trading No. 1 pick to 76ers

Jimmy Butler has been linked to the Boston Celtics since the NBA's trade deadline this past season. Barring any other changes before Thursday, the first four spots in this year's draft order would mirror the first four from last year: Philadelphia at No. Read More »

Aaron Judge Hits Longest Home Run of the Season

Bundy has won his last two starts against the Yankees , and won't be intimidated by the Bronx Bombers, who are one of the league leaders in homeruns, thanks to the play of rookie Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez . Cameron Maybin followed with an RBI double off Tyler Clippard to tie the game at 3-3, with the run being charged to Tanaka. Baltimore right-hander Kevin Gausman (3-5) was tagged for seven runs and eight hits in 3 1/3 innings. Read More »

Ostapenko claims French Open title

The final against Halep was shown on a big screen in the centre of Riga and Ostapenko is expecting plenty of fuss when she makes a brief trip back to her home city on Monday. Victoria Azarenka , another former No. 1 and major champion, is supposed to return after having a baby, but it's tough to know what to expect from her. Read More »

Russia obey Putin's orders with opening-day win

The European champion opens its Group A program on Sunday against Mexico in Kazan . Midfielder Denis Glushakov flicked the ball over goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in the 31st minute as New Zealand defenders rushed back to try to clear it off the line. Read More »

Paul Minnesota During Protests Of Philando Castile Shooting Verdict

Yanez testified that Castile , a school cafeteria worker, was reaching for his gun despite his commands not to pull it out. The video of Castile's death went viral after his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , live streamed the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook , seconds after Castile was shot by the officer. Read More »

Vegas holds all the cards with NHL expansion draft list out

McPhee wasn't prepared to discuss individual players when specifically asked about Fleury, but noted there were no surprises based on the numerous mock drafts the Golden Knights conducted over the past few months. As for defensemen , Minnesota exposed both Matt Dumba and Marco Scandella, while Buffalo's Zach Bogosian and Dallas' Dan Hamhuis are also available . Read More »

Pakistan thrash holders India to win Champions Trophy

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Amir was nearly unplayable at times. The left-arm pacer removed Rohit Sharma in the very first over of the innings as he was trapped plumb in front of the stumps. Two of those have been in this tournament, one by England past year and the other was by India in 2007. The last time Pakistan beat India was in 2009 ─ also during a Champions Trophy match. Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup Opening Ceremony Starts in Russia's St. Petersburg

Russia, playing New Zealand in Group A to kick off the cup, scored in the 31st minute through Denis Glushakov. This year's tournament, widely seen as a rehearsal before the next year's FIFA World Cup, is held between June 17 and July 2 at four stadiums in Russian Federation and they are Spartak Stadium in Moscow , St. Read More »

Five key moments that propelled Pakistan to Champions Trophy glory

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Lose to India by 124 runs- Pakistan are completely outplayed in what coach Mickey Arthur calls a "shambolic" display as India pile up 319 for three before dismissing their old foes for just 164 in a rain-marred match. Seamers Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali took three wickets apiece to lead the Pakistan bowling attack in the country's first appearance in the final of the one-day tournament, dubbed a mini-World Cup. Read More »

Ronaldo Interested In Manchester United Return

We heard that he will be offered another year at the club but the injury has messed that up. This may come as a shocking development to, well, absolutely no one, but it turns out Zinedine Zidane doesn't want Real Madrid's all time leading goal scorer to leave the club. Read More »

Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda

It's a spectacle that would be unrecognizable to America's Cup sailors of even two decades ago - and other-worldly to those of 1851, when a syndicate of NY businessmen sailed the schooner America across the Atlantic and humbled the best of the British fleet in a race around the Isle of Wight in what marked the birth of the America's Cup . Read More »