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No pressure on us ahead of ICC CT final: Virat Kohli

The Edgbaston game I thought they were really really calm , but the team is very very excited right now. With Pakistan's front-line pacer Mohammad Amir declared fit to play in the final after sitting out the previous match, he alongside new ball bowler Junaid Khan will be the key against India to provide their side with early breakthroughs. Read More »

India, Pakistan gear up for high octain final

For Pakistan pacers, who have been lethal especially in the middle and last overs in the tournament, the Indian middle order could be just the Achilles Heel the team wants. "Terror and sports can not go hand in hand", Goel added, referring to ongoing violence in the disputed Kashmir region. And the question millions of cricket fans around the world, possibly even a billion, are all asking is 'which Pakistan will turn up?'. Read More »

Vince Young's CFL comeback cut short due to hamstring injury


It was thought he would see considerable time at quarterback June 10 versus Winnipeg, but a hamstring injury suffered just before that game stopped him from suiting up. The 34-year-old Young signed with the Roughriders in the off-season in hopes of rejuvenating his football career. He also led the Longhorns to the national championship at the collegiate level. Read More »

Cameron Champ not playing like an amateur at US Open


While Justin Thomas had a record-breaking 63, and Brian Harman surged to the top of the leaderboard, Champ and Scheffler spent much of the afternoon learning more about playing in one of golf's most challenging tournaments. Sacramento native Cameron Champ is classified as an amateur in this weekend's U.S. Open, as he is entering his senior year at Texas A&M. It took a while for him to settle down. Read More »

Rs 2000 crore bet on India-Pak title clash

Virat Kohli has almost 16 million followers on micro-blogging site " Twitter " but the Indian captain considers it as a distraction before a big match like ICC Champions Trophy final against Pakistan on Sunday. Pakistan , despite being defeated in the first match, made a significant turnaround and defeated South Africa, Sri Lanka and then England in the semi-finals to make their place cemented in the final of the ICC tournament. Read More »

Indian court convicts six over 1993 Mumbai blasts


All six were found guilty of offences under the Terrorism and Disruptive Activities Act and five were also convicted of criminal conspiracy and murder. The court, in all, recorded statements of 750 prosecution witnesses and 50 witnesses. Two months later, on March 12, 1993 , 12 explosions had ripped through the country's financial capital in a span of two hours. Read More »

Thomas bags US Open history with 63

And they missed it badly. Also moving into top spot were American Charley Hoffman with birdies on three of his five opening holes and Rickie Fowler , who started one shot off the pace but got grabbed a share of top spot with a birdie at the first. Read More »

Atletico Madrid to learn about transfer ban decision from CAS on Thursday

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has confirmed he will stay at the club due to their transfer ban. It seems Atletico were successful in persuading Griezmann to stay, especially in light of their appeal against a Federation Internationale de Football Association transfer ban being upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Read More »

Virat Kohli "stays away" from social media, Sarfraz Ahmed "thanks" it

They've been outstanding. What it does do is it just solidifies the direction we want to move in". Mohammad Amir has recovered from a back spasm and is expected to share the new ball with Junaid. "They bowled well, their fielding was extra-ordinary while they also batted very well to pull off a comfortable victory against hot favourites England ", he said. Read More »

Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

Pakistan's middle-overs bowling has been the biggest area of improvement in this tournament: in the period between the 2015 World Cup and this tournament, they averaged 56.67 runs per wicket in this phase in matches against the top-eight teams, which was the worst among these teams. Read More »

Congratulations to the NBA's Super Team

ESPN proudly announced Tuesday the 2017 NBA Finals between Golden State and Cleveland on ABC was the most-watched NBA Finals since 1998, according to Nielsen. None of that was an issue for the Warriors as Durant has been called an unselfish player whose only desire was to do whatever is in the best interests of his team. Read More »

Man United raise bid for Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata to €70m

Manchester United have already made one bid for the attacking midfielder, said to be in the region of £52 million, but their offer was rebuffed by Madrid. That's normal for a striker who's scored 19 goals. What will he bring to Manchester United? It looks like the Manchester giants have returned with a fresh offer as the Express claim that United have now submitted a fresh £60m offer that Madrid are due to discuss with Morata tomorrow. Read More »

NBA Champion Warriors Unanimously Decide to Skip Trump's White House Visit


The most vociferous response came from small forward Andre Iguodala who said, " Hell, nah! " when questioned by journalist Sam Amick from USA Today . In 2010, Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas refused to visit then-President Barack Obama in the White House, citing his personal political beliefs. "How we handle things here, we talk about it as a team first", said Livingston. Read More »

Saudi football chiefs apologise over London attack tribute

But while his teammates ignored the directives of honoring the terror victims, Faraj, 27, solemnly held his hands behind his backs and honor the victims. "The players did not intend any disrespect to the memories of the victims or to cause upset to their families, friends or any individual affected by the atrocity", it added. Read More »

Golden State Warriors 2017 Championship Parade Details

Obviously, Curry is not even close to being the 73rd best player in the league. As for Steph Curry, whose production far outweighed his four-year, $44 million deal signed after his rookie contract, the two-time MVP is eligible for the designated veteran player's maximum, which allows teams to pay players who met specific criteria 35% of the salary cap before that player reaches 10 years of service. Read More »

The Warriors constructed two profoundly different greatest teams of all

Lacob's confidence in retaining Curry seems warranted as the two-time MVP indicated during the season that he can't see himself playing for another team. "Frankly, I think it's why Trump couldn't be more ill-suited to be president, because he's a blowhard", Kerr told Sports Illustrated in May. He's our vocal leader. Read More »

Cast your vote: Should champion Warriors blow off Trump?

The Warriors issued a statement Tuesday saying that "today is all about celebrating our championship" and that they have not received an invitation to the White House. "I think we handle [the White House situation] when it gets there". There might be somebody different in (office). "I'll personally do the right thing for me, and the team will have a conversation", Curry said. Read More »

Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open


He was referring to the way Murray constantly kept him on the move and worked out a way to neutralise what is arguably the biggest forehand in the game. After a surge of surprise results this year it would not be the greatest shock to find the top four seeds making it through to Friday's semi-finals - Murray and Stan Wawrinka on one side of the draw, Novak Djokovic and the seemingly unstoppable Rafael Nadal on the other. Read More »

US Open spectator dies at Erin Hills

Fowler , the world No.9 from California, reveled in benign conditions at Erin Hills Golf Course to reel off seven birdies and 11 pars in a superb 65. "But I'd rather be remembered for something that's done on Sunday". McIlroy and Day needed low rounds to have any chance of advancing to the weekend, and neither was able to produce anything near what was necessary. Read More »

Pakistan's Amir fit for Champions Trophy final

Since Pakistan's crushing defeat against India on June 4, they have recovered well beating South Africa, Sri Lanka and England to reach the final. "What we've produced after that doesn't come as any surprise, because that's how we trained, and that's what we worked at. We're moving forward. And the guys have played exactly as I thought they would play". Read More »