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Tactics Board: Where the final could be won and lost

Tactics Board: Where the final could be won and lost

Some estimates suggest Sunday's match between the sub-continental cricket giants at the Oval in south London could attract a worldwide television audience of more than a billion viewers. Inzamam (...

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Four-way tie for lead, top-3 MC at US Open

Rory McIlroy has hit back at a suggestion by Steve Elkington that he was "bored" with golf after he missed the cut at the US Open for the second year in succession. McIlroy came to life when it ...

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Big names bow out at US Open

He made four birdies over the last six holes to salvage a 71, but he still missed the cut for the second straight year. Bogey - Jon Rahm: The young Spaniard was one of many big names sent packing ...

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Halep beats Pliskova to set up Ostapenko showdown

But Ostapenko played fearlessly in the decider and roared home from 3-3, swishing away a forehand to finish an absorbing contest and become the first Latvian to reach a major final. After saving the m...

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Juan Martin del Potro, Dan Evans pull out of Queen's

However, uncle Toni, as he is popularly known believes the 15-time men's singles Grand Slam champion has a chance, but will have to overcome pre-tournament favourites Roger Federer and Andy Murray ...

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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud

Prosecutors accuse the Ronaldo of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate. Accusations of tax fraud hav...

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Paul Casey survives up-and-down round to take clubhouse lead at US Open

Open, an utter lack of execution that will see Day miss the cut at a major for the first time since the 2012 PGA Championship . "There's definitely a lot of golf to be played". Unfortunately for the ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo tells Real Madrid

Ronaldo is said to be "very sad and really upset" at the accusation. The club is confident of him acting legally on the issue. He played there from 2003-09, a span in which United won an FA Cup, ...

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No drama this time: DJ bids an early farewell at US Open

Few have had a more stomach-churning ride at a major as Casey, playing the Erin Hills back nine first, opened his round with a birdie at the 11th before plunging down the leaderboard with a triple-bog...

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Nashville mayor pens ice hockey fans late excuse for work

After an offensive onslaught, the Pittsburgh Penguins are one win away from repeating as Stanley Cup champions. Some thought of it as some bad luck at first, but it apparently worked out for the ...

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Nothing easy for 1-2-3 at Erin Hills

The round of the day came from Japan's Hideki Matsuyama, who ended at five-under after a round of 65 propelled him into contention to win his first major title. Day admitted the course lay-out had pla...

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Warriors unanimously decline White House visit, per reports

Just hours after the Warriors " triumph, CNBC analyst Josh Brown tweeted that "reports' indicated the team had unanimously made a decision to boycott Trump. "We have not been invited to the Whi...

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WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 15th day

WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 15th day

Not only did Nadal win every set he played in the tournament, he dropped a total of only 35 games, the second fewest by any man on the way to any title at a major tournament with all matches being bes...

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Mighty recovery of Casey puts him in US Open mix

He made four birdies over the last six holes to salvage a 71, but he still missed the cut for the second straight year. Said Johnson, who was 3 over: "I really like this golf course, it sets up we...

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Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey part of four-way tie at US Open

He made an 8, and followed that with a tee shot into the rough to make a bogey. I feel like I'm playing good. The four-way tie was the most after two rounds in a U.S. Rickie Fowler has some company...

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Sarfraz, Imad: Pakistanis to win an ICC final vs India

Sarfraz, Imad: Pakistanis to win an ICC final vs India

India are favourites to retain the ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday but arch-rivals Pakistan stand between them and victory . Ahead of the match, Mahmood said they are out to change history and wi...

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ICC Champions Trophy; India beat Bangladesh, set up title clash with Pakistan

ICC Champions Trophy; India beat Bangladesh, set up title clash with Pakistan

Pakistan's head-to-head record against India in ODIs is 72-52, he pointed out at the Oval on Friday. "India have the upper hand in ICC tournaments", he added. "We were in a situation in this game w...

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Champions Trophy 2017: Kohli should not change anything, says Dravid

Champions Trophy 2017: Kohli should not change anything, says Dravid

However, head-to-head results at every competition do matter as it somehow has psychological influence on the final outcome of the match. India and Pakistan have faced each other 128 matches. "The...

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'Fit-again' Amir to play Champions Trophy final against India

'Fit-again' Amir to play Champions Trophy final against India

The only part where Bangladesh seemed to dominate India in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semi-final was in the first inning with their batting. "Nobody recognised us, nobody thought we'll qualify ...

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Putin present to see Russian Federation kick off Confederations Cup

Russian Federation enter the Confederations Cup having won just three of their last 15 games, but the malaise stretches back nearly a decade, with the run to the semifinals of Euro 2008 a fading mem...

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Shakib: We played some silly shots

Shakib: We played some silly shots

This tournament started badly for Pakistan with a heavy group stage defeat against none other than India. India booked their place in the showpiece fixture with a nine-wicket victory over Banglade...

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FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation

FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation

The All Whites will play Russian Federation in their opening match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup on June 18 (NZT) in Saint Petersburg . They've long had mediocre results at major global t...

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'Settled Conditions' Awaits India and Pakistan in Champions Trophy Final

'Settled Conditions' Awaits India and Pakistan in Champions Trophy Final

So what, where, and when is it? A wounded Pakistan will be out for revenge while India will aim to maintain their dominance when the arch-rivals meet in the final of the Champions Trophy crick...

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Everton in double swoop for Pickford, Klaassen

Everton in double swoop for Pickford, Klaassen

Davy Klaassen is confident settling quickly at Everton. The Toffees are also in the running to sign AC Milan forward M'Baye Niang for an estimated £13m and Stubbs expects the club's outlay to go be...

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Kohli urges composure in final against Pakistan

Kohli urges composure in final against Pakistan

The elegant allrounder Ravi Shahstri duly received the keys for the vehicle as player of the tournament, taking his teammates for a spin around the floodlit MCG with doors agape and smiles abounding. ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5 million tax fraud

Ronaldo has been accused by the Spanish authorities of defrauding the authorities of around 15 million euros between 2011 and 2014, but on Tuesday denied the allegations. He "intentionally" failed to...

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Hunt outlasts Lewis at UFC Fight Night 110 in NZ

Hunt outlasts Lewis at UFC Fight Night 110 in NZ

Hunt landed a big right hand to send Lewis' back into the cage and he bent over covering up his head with his hands. Lewis started the second round with more high and low kicks before an accidental ...

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Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

Lions team v Maori All Blacks: L Halfpenny (Wales); A Watson (England), J Davies (Wales), B Te'o (England), G North (Wales); J Sexton, C Murray (both Ireland); M Vunipola, J George (both England), T ...

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The top 3 miss US Open cut

He was coasting along, playing par golf and hanging out at the top of the leaderboard. McIlroy at least departed in reasonable spirits, his run of four birdies in six closing holes providing a glanc...

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

Despite their respective struggles, neither Johnson , McIlroy or Day took issue with the course, instead taking ownership of the problems that cut their weekend short. He opened Thursday with a 9...

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Adam Hadwin set to make cut at US Open

Given the wayward shots coming from Day's clubs, it was not a hard task. "I took advantage of it the last few days". Pardon the gallows humor. On Friday, with Erin Hills beginning to firm up f...

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Out of the ashes, Pakistan ready to shock

Out of the ashes, Pakistan ready to shock

Team Bangladesh was doing really well in the starting and it was getting hard for fans to predict the winning team but Virat Kohli took a game-changing decision with the help of MS Dhoni . And that...

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Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey

He further added: "Sarfraz needs to be told that you have not done anything great". "Once you start thinking it's a big game, your mindset changes", he added in a levelheaded note. Pakistan's resurg...

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Rory McIlroy hits back after 'bored' jibe

McIlroy, who has only played five events this year and suggested he was happy with elements of his game in Wisconsin this week, did not take kindly to the remark. World number one Dustin Johnson, Rory...

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Value in Pakistan, Hasan for final upset

Value in Pakistan, Hasan for final upset

Former Indian pace spearhead Zaheer Khan, opener Shikhar Dhawan, Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar, former cricketer Mohammad Kaif, former South Africa skipper Graeme Smith, former England player Micha...

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Defending champion Johnson out of US Open

Wisconsin is in the worldwide spotlight as the U.S. Open ascends on Erin Hills, but more than golf news has been coming from the Town of Erin this week. Three more birdies on his inward nine took hi...

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Lonzo Ball thanks his father in letter to Players' Tribune

Lonzo Ball thanks his father in letter to Players' Tribune

Activities apparently began picking up Friday, which tends to happen as the draft gets close and the uncertainty grows. He might be the consensus No. 1 pick, but there's a fairly realistic scenario in...

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Lyon in 'advanced talks' to sign Chelsea forward Traore

Lyon in 'advanced talks' to sign Chelsea forward Traore

The 21-year-old scored 14 goals for Ajax on loan last season and was a major part of a team which reached the Europa League final. But the Burkina Faso worldwide would appear to be no closer to ...

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LeBron James says he didn't start superteams

LeBron James says he didn't start superteams

Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron James and Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green have been sparring publicly since the Warriors' defeated the Cavaliers in Monday's NBA Finals . An ima...

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LeBron James Makes Huge Announcement On Instagram

Wojnarowski also mentioned that the Miami Heat could be another possible destination for James, an organization he won two championships with after leaving Cleveland in 2010. The most interesting thin...

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