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Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy


Dhawan and Hasan had won the Golden Bat and Golden Ball trophies for finishing as the most successful batsman and bowler, respectively, while Tamim was selected after driving Bangladesh to their maiden semi-finals in a major International Cricket Council event. Read More »

Chiefs look to play expansive game

Gatland made clear when he appointed Warburton as tour skipper that it did not necessarily guarantee the Welshman a starting Test place. It's just four days until the opening match against the All Blacks. "Farrell also suggested the Lions squad was coming together at the right time ahead of the first Test. "Look at our squad, the All Blacks are the best team in the world and rightly so, they're an unbelievable side", he said". Read More »

Grenfell Tower relief effort has been effective, insists council leader


The British Prime Minister Theresa May has admitted the support offered to families in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire was " not good enough ". They were demanding "justice for Grenfell" and protesting against the deal that has been struck with the DUP . "Out on the street the community would like to see heads on spikes", she said. Read More »

Sarfraz named ICC Champions Trophy Team skipper


He ran out his fellow opener Azhar Ali while he was ball-watching after they'd made a record 128 but he shrugged that off too to earn his maiden century for Pakistan , in only his fourth one-day global, 11 days after his debut. "I think great things went for me and my team and my country", Sarfraz told reporters after a win made all the more astounding by the fact Pakistan had suffered a 124-run defeat by India in their tournament opener at Edgbaston on June 4. Read More »

Transfer rumours: Cristiano Ronaldo tells agent he wants Manchester United return

Mourinho has a very specific vision for his team next season, and how he wants it to play, but it isn't now a vision that involves a striker like Ronaldo . Monday's latest news, rumours & market moves from the summer transfer window to follow right here with us. There's little to suggest Real Madrid would be willing to let the man who lead them to LaLiga and Champions League glory leave, and typically what Real Madrid want, Real Madrid get. Read More »

Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid


Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he has yet to speak with Cristiano Ronaldo regarding speculation that the star forward wants to leave Spain after being accused of tax fraud. We have to win, because if we win the next game we will be one step away from qualifying. The Portuguese global is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup . Read More »

Chelsea enter fray to sign 23 year old Arsenal midfielder

Oxlade-Chamberlain has just a year remaining on his contract at Arsenal and is said to have been in talks with the club over a new deal. The former Southampton man was informed that he could expect a quick conclusion regarding his new deal with Arsenal eager to secure their attacker's future. Read More »

Watch Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev 2 Live Results on HBO PPV

Despite long periods of inactivity between 2012 and 2014, Ward is still regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport and the numbers back it up. Kovalev outlanded Ward , 95 to 80, overall (according to CompuBox) but expended a great deal of energy in boxing with Ward on even terms. But he did not fight a smart fight against an enormously talented champion. Read More »

76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

The 76ers send the number three overall pick, as well as a future first rounder, to the Celtics . In addition to this year's No. 3 choice, the Celtics received another first-round pick that comes with several conditions. 1 pick, but what does the rest of this trade mean for the draft and with the Paul George rumors? With the deal official, we have a clear look at the draft picks and protections involved. Read More »

US Open: Defending champion Dustin Johnson makes early exit


Open a lot of times before". Jason Day's struggles continued. The World No.14 ranked Casey went into day two sharing second but slumped under the weight of dropping five strokes in a four-hole run from his third hole, and included in that stretch was the triple on his fifth hole. Read More »

Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021


After initially avoiding the burning question about Ronaldo's future during the address he gave to mark his re-election on Monday evening, Perez opened up in an interview on radio station Onda Cero for the first time since the news broke on Friday. Read More »

Kevin Durant hits probably biggest shot of his career over LeBron James


Game 4 will played on Friday at 8 PM and if the Cavs win game 4, game 5 of the Finals will be played on Monday night at 8 PM. "We like the pace; they like the pace", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said before the game. and he knows it. Curry hit a layup and after both James and Irving missed for the Cavs, Durant dropped his three-point shot that could be the one most remembered in this magnificent run by the Warriors . Read More »

Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

Fultz and current 76ers players appeared to enjoy each other's company last weekend when the draft prospect came to Philadelphia to work out for the team. "We've got pick certainty now". Philadelphia was in a position to select an impact player at three while keeping its future picks to continue building. Read More »

Rafinha keen on Arsenal move as Barcelona go for Bellerin


Hector Bellerin looks to be nearing a switch to Barcelona , as he has bought Catalan house and his family has moved back to Spain , the Daily Express reports . The Gunners have been linked with the 24-year old and it's understood he wants to leave the Nou Camp in search of regular football after struggling to nail down a regular starting spot in his career so far. Read More »

Homeowner held escaped inmates at gunpoint


After crashing the auto, Dubose and Rowe ran on foot for several miles into a densely wooded area. The search for two Georgia inmates sought in the killing of their guards during an escape from a prison bus went into its third day Thursday and the scope of the manhunt is expanding. Read More »

Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft


More than 30 people managed to escape though at least two people were killed, authorities said. There were some interesting decisions made by National Hockey League teams with regards to protecting players. Those conversations have been ongoing for four or five intensive days and Vegas has basically reached the point where they need to turn off the phone and pick a team. Read More »

Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

But I am happier and delighted for players like Fakhar Zaman and Hassan Ali , who impressed their peers through their talent and performances, and found their way to the side". Jadeja nicked Junaid Khan to slip for 15, Hasan had Ashwin caught by Sarfraz and Hasan forced Bumrah to lob another catch to the wicketkeeper, who pouched it gleefully to complete Pakistan's first Champions Trophy win with 19.3 overs to spare. Read More »

Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home


Open; and Danny Willett and Day were 28. A one-time victor no longer, Koepka has set his sights even higher, adding: 'We started out this year and I thought I needed to win multiple times and a major. Fleetwood has come a long way in the last few months, having been ranked 188th as recently as September, and he will have gleaned a lot from his best Major performance yet. Read More »

Will The McGregor-Mayweather Fight Be A Joke?

The Straight Blast Gym head-coach tweeted "10 weeks #McGregorVsMayweather" alongside an image of himself and The Notorious One. Mayweather vs. McGregor is set to take place on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , Nevada. He said: "Listen, is he at the level of a Floyd Mayweather as far as boxing standards go? No". Mayweather, 40, is quite possibly the greatest defensive boxer of all time and is undefeated at 49-0. Read More »

Huw Jenkins: 'No bids for Gylfi Sigurdsson, Fernando Llorente'


Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins has told BBC Wales that they have received no offers for any of their top players and that Paul Clement wants to add to his squad, not take away from it. "We have said it before, we are not actively trying to sell players, and that will continue". "With Gylfi we know how he helps our team with his assists and goals, he is a dead-ball specialist and has caused a lot of problems for opponents and won a lot of headlines". Read More »

French Open 2017: Murray Defeats Nishikori to Enter Semi Finals

I think we were both very tense. "I served well and opened up the court", said Halep. "When I beat him in Rome, all was going well for me, everything was landing will be a different story on Friday". Stan Wawrinka is coming off a straight sets win over Marin Cilic that took 25 games to decide. The Romanian wasted four set points but evened the match on her next opportunity in the tiebreaker after saving a match point. Read More »

Chelsea plan to hijack Manchester United's pursuit of Alvaro Morata


He told The Sun's Nick Rostron-Pike : " Alvaro Morata is not happy at Real Madrid". Morata is a striker known for his finishing, passion and movement. However, in case both the clubs agree a fee with Real Madrid, it will come down to player's preference. Alvaro Morata has been linked with a strong exit away from the club, but with this latest scenario, could put a hold on his rumoured move to Manchester United , as the club feels that without Ronaldo, Morata will represent the ... Read More »

Best to lead Lions against Chiefs


The New Zealander made his comments ahead of the Lions match against Waikato Chiefs on Tuesday but they were aimed squarely at Jaco Peyper, the South African referee in charge of Saturday's first Test at Eden Park. Gatland appears to be impervious to such criticism but appears more sensitive to barbs from his native New Zealand, where the Lions are being dismissed in some quarters as "one trick ponies". Read More »

Sixers land No. 1 pick, chance to draft Fultz

He wasn't lying. The Celtics found the option they liked this weekend, agreeing to a stunning trade that wwill send the No. 1 overall selection to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the No. He played two years there and averaged 14.5 points on 45.2 percent shooting. At what point should the fans of the game be concerned with enjoying watching competitive contests where either team has a legitimate shot of prevailing? Even a young team of D'Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram, Julius Randle, ... Read More »

Tapwrit denies Jersey-bred, Irish War Cry his Belmont glory

This highly regarded 3-year-old, owned by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Robert V. LaPenta and Bridlewood Farm, finished a disappointing fifth in the Blue Grass Stakes in April and sixth in the Kentucky Derby . "We still have time, so we will give him the best care we can". As the Wood Memorial victor separated himself from the field, Ortiz encouraged Tapwrit and the pair went after Irish War Cry . Read More »

America's Cup: Team New Zealand hold the edge over Team USA


The five day break is a boon, added Spithill, who noted that the team didn't have almost that much time in 2013 when they were staring down defeat while trailing New Zealand 1-8 in San Francisco . It looks like we have some good sailing days coming up over these next five days so we'll be into 24 hour shifts. The defenders appear to be in serious trouble as they suffered two more heavy defeats to the Kiwis to fall behind 3-0 in the first-to-seven series. Read More »

Ostapenko eager to build on remarkable Roland Garros win


At the Australian Open, Ostapenko lost her nerve in the third round when serving for the match at 5-2 in the decider against Karolina Pliskova, eventually losing 4-6 6-0 10-8. "I still have to improve some things and to get better as player". To play final, it's an wonderful thing. The 47th-ranked Ostapenko, only two days past her 20th birthday, raised her arms in victory after drilling a final backhand victor down the line. Read More »

Kyrgios retires injured at Queen's, says fit for Wimbledon


Kyrgios added: "I have been playing with a sore hip for a long time. I mean, it's tough to play through", he told reporters . "I will be playing, for sure". "For me it was really important to have a victory". On clay, it was hard. "I didn't play really well in Roland Garros ", said Tsonga, who was runner-up at Queen's in 2011. Read More »

Stephen Donald to lead Chiefs into Lions' den

The Lions coach says blocking has prevented his team from competing in the air on occasion and says they have lost tries through the tactic, but he was pleased with the way Peyper officiated their win over the Maori All Blacks on Saturday evening. Read More »

Ratings for Predators - Penguins Stanley Cup Final peak in Pittsburgh


The Penguins became the first back-to-back champion in the National Hockey League since Detroit won the Cup in 1997 and 1998. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. Lemieux didn't hesitate: "Oh, of course", he said. "Please give us the time to get the specifics together, and we will let you know when as soon as the details are available". Read More »

Cavs, GM Griffin to part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

Cavs owner Dan Gilbert announced Monday evening that his team and its general manager, David Griffin, "have mutually decided not to extend David's current contract, which ends June 30". Between the Butler rumors and the team's pursuit of a rental of Indiana Pacers forward Paul George , they're looking at all angles for a possible fix to their Warriors problem. Read More »