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India, Pakistan wary of each other

Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail recently said Pakistan have reached the final with the help of external forces, which was interpreted as fixing in matches . His opposite number in the Pakis...

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Root rues 'golden chance' that got away

Root rues 'golden chance' that got away

For England, their anguishing semi-final on Wednesday told us that not enough of their batsmen can think on their feet, and not enough of their batsmen or bowlers have the techniques for slow or tur...

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Wallabies question themselves after Scotland post upset victory in Sydney Test

Wallabies question themselves after Scotland post upset victory in Sydney Test

The 2015 World Cup runners-up sunk to a 24-19 loss to Scotland on Saturday [NZT], who were missing three of their key players - now in the British and Irish Lions squad touring New Zealand. Scotland...

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Brian Harman holds one-shot lead over Tommy Fleetwood at US Open

Open history. "At 12 under par, I'd have a 10-shot lead at most (US) Opens". Tied with Thomas at 11 under are Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood . Fowler was among those who wouldn't mind seeing t...

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Liverpool on verge of first major summer signing, £35m deal close

Liverpool on verge of first major summer signing, £35m deal close

Liverpool hope to strike a compromise with around £5million in add-ons being part of the deal. The former FC Basel winger is coming off the best season of his senior career, having scored 19 goals...

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Rain-softened Erin Hills provides daunting weekend challenge

Open in relation to par. There's an interesting anecdote about Jack Nicklaus and Major Championships: after practice rounds, Nicklaus would take note of the players who came in to the locker room c...

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No drama this time for Johnson

Defending champion Dustin Johnson had been in a similar boat, stating he would not play if pregnant fianceé Paulina Gretzky did not give birth before the start of the tournament. If Johnson was t...

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Stephen Donald to lead Chiefs vs British and Irish Lions

Warburton continues to chase full match sharpness, and could well take a seat on the bench for Saturday's first All Blacks Test in Auckland. British and Irish Lions player Ben Te'o avoids the ta...

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India thrash Pakistan by 124 runs in Champions Trophy

India thrash Pakistan by 124 runs in Champions Trophy

In reponse, Pakistan needed to get a revised 324 runs to win from 48 overs and they managed to get too 22 without loss before more rain came as the players were once again forced to leave the field ...

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Champions Trophy Semifinal: India to Repeat Practice Performance Against Bangladesh

Kohli joined Dhawan and after surviving hostile spells from Morkel and Rabada the pair started to play with more freedom. "We didn't pitch up as a team". The game against Pakistan was a very inconsis...

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LeBron James says he did not start National Basketball Association superteams

LeBron James says he did not start National Basketball Association superteams

Is it Michael Jordan? That obviously measures more what sports books think bettors are going to think than it does what's actually going to happen, but the conventional wisdom says next season's onl...

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Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by one at US Open

The cut was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. Open record set in 1990 at Medinah. Thomas admitted that as he walked up the 18th fairway Saturday afternoon, he wasn't aware that he was on the verge of histor...

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Durant carries Warriors home and leaves with NBA Finals MVP Award

Klay Thompson , he was just supposed to be this okay shooter in the league, like that's what you thought of Klay Thompson when he came in. The beauty of what I know of this team, we all want to provid...

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India vs Pakistan: Players to watch out for in the final

Contrary to everyone's expectations, Pakistan stunned favourites England by registering a resounding eight-wicket win to enter the finals of the ongoing Champions Trophy here at the Sophia Gardens...

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The top five picks in the National Basketball Association draft are already a certainty

The executives spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the draft. "It's going to be those five guys", said one National Basketball Association execut...

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Harman edges ahead at US Open

He also becomes just the 29th player to register a 63 in one of golf's four majors. "That means I'm a part of history", Thomas told reporters. The way this U.S. But the work is not done. And if th...

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Super save for bogey keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open

Open following a record round on Saturday. The 39-year-old was only able to move his fourth shot a matter of inches in heavy rough over the back of the green on the par five, before hacking out side...

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Southampton set deadline for manager appointment

Southampton set deadline for manager appointment

It was revealed last week that the former Manchester United winger saw Southampton as an ideal place to take his first steps in management. Giggs, 43, was rejected by Swansea City, who were also c...

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Thomas sets record for best round in US Open history

Walking to the 18th green, Justin Thomas knew he had a chance for history. There were a lot of low scores . "But it isn't a U.S. Open course that I'm familiar with the way it was set up". And h...

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Striking Similarities Between T20 World Cup 2007 And ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Pakistan's Mohammad Amir during the nets at The Oval in London , June 17, 2017 . India has oozed class throughout the tournament with each player looking in great touch and clear with t...

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India win toss, elect to field

India win toss, elect to field

Both teams also square up on the hockey turf in the HWL Semifinals, and Virat Kohli was asked if he had ever played hockey. Since then, after The Oval defeat to Sri Lanka, Ashwin has replaced Um...

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Pakistan Champions Trophy final should be a cracker

Pakistan Champions Trophy final should be a cracker

You can never tell how a particular team starts a tournament . "You can expect this to be even bigger". However, as a batting unit, England will be mighty disappointed in terms of the manner in w...

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Manchester United 'told versatile Tottenham star Eric Dier will cost £50m'

The versatile Englishman is believed to want to play just as a midfielder going forward, rather than as a makeshift central defender as he often did at White Hart Lane last season. 'It was very hard t...

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Oval sold out for Pakistan-India final clash

However, India will remain under pressure as the Pakistan team has a fresh batch of players who are exuberating confidence. As India and Pakistan gear up for Sunday's riveting ICC Champio...

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Marcin Tybura Thwarts Andrei Arlovski in UFC Fight Night 111 Co-Headliner

Marcin Tybura Thwarts Andrei Arlovski in UFC Fight Night 111 Co-Headliner

A spinning back kick to the body connected early for the former UFC heavyweight champion. Arlovski tried to scramble out, but the only thing he accomplished was either giving up his back or ending u...

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Kiki dumped, Bacsinszky meets Ostapenko in semis

Latvian Jelena Ostapenko claimed a shock win over former world number one Caroline Wozniacki on Tuesday to book a semi-final spot at the French Open . "Then maybe change something up and hope I pla...

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Ahead of Champions Trophy final, Virender Sehwag supports Sarfraz Ahmed

This is only the second time in India's last five appearances at the Champions Trophy that they've managed to progress beyond the group stage; they did go on to win it on that previous occasion th...

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Champions Trophy 2017: Former cricketer Ganguly's auto blocked by Pakistani fans

VS: (After having a hearty laugh) I would like to tell our viewers that we have had to do commentary for two extra overs because it was so important for Dada to show these stats to our viewers. Rashid...

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Pakistan look to overcome India for final glory

The second most-watched ICC match was India vs Pakistan match in 2011 World Cup Semi Final as it got viewership of 495 million. It all boils down to this, one last contest between arch-rivals India ...

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'Cristiano Ronaldo thinking only of Confed Cup' says Portugal team-mate Andre Silva

KAZAN, Russia (AP ) - Portugal is not anxious about Cristiano Ronaldo being distracted at the Confederations Cup by talk of his possible departure from Real Madrid . "Cristiano is the most complete...

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Juan Mata sends message to La Liga champions - Real Madrid

Juan Mata sends message to La Liga champions - Real Madrid

We thought we had enough to win the game. "We knew we were playing a really strong team". "This is only a positive thing for the team". Ronaldo's first strike at Millennium Stadium was canceled...

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Winnipeg Jets' Toby Enstrom waives no-move clause

Winnipeg Jets' Toby Enstrom waives no-move clause

The move probably signals the Jets will opt to protect one goalie, three defenceman and seven forwards. Connor Hellebuyck will surely be protected in goal while Mark Scheifele, Blake Wheeler, and Brya...

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Yasiel Puig suspended one game for obscene gesture to Cleveland fans

The San Francisco Giants were beaten 8-1 by the Kansas City Royals and the Los Angeles Angels edged the New York Yankees 3-2 after 11 innings. On June 20, 2008 , Kershaw made his sixth career start...

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Pitch blameless in England's defeat, says Hussain

Pakistan were thrashed by 124 runs by defending champions India in the first group match in the eight-team tournament , but rebounded quickly to beat South Africa and Sri Lanka to qualify for ...

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli labels Pakistan's comeback as incredible

And on Wednesday they knocked previously unbeaten tournament hosts England out of the competition with a comprehensive eight-wicket win in Cardiff . It was here that India lost their only match o...

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Chelsea stalwart offered contract by Birmingham City

Sky Sports recently claimed that Terry was considering a switch to Villa Park, but Birmingham's interest could throw a spanner in the works. This puts the ball back in Birmingham's court, and Redknap...

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India vs Pakistan in cricket, hockey; Kidambi Srikanth in badminton

I remember playing Pakistan in the finals of T20 World Cup in 2007 and ended up scoring highest runs for India . The trophy win marked young MS Dhoni's arrival as the brilliant skipper of the Ind...

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Six of world's top 10 golfers miss cut

He made the eagle to get his name in the record book on Saturday. The lead, however, belonged to Brian Harman . Day shot a 75 for a two-day total of 10-over 154, ending at 17 the longest active s...

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Russian Federation get off to winning start, beat New Zealand — FIFA Confederations Cup

As an independent nation, Russian Federation has never played New Zealand before and their first match will take place as the opener to the Confederations Cup . And while a good display in a 2-1 ...

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FIFA Confederations Cup: A dress rehearsal to Russia 2018

FIFA Confederations Cup: A dress rehearsal to Russia 2018

The most experienced players received me with open arms and made me feel welcomed. "Obviously there are no words to describe what Cristiano means to our country, with everything that he has achieved...

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