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Coach: Pakistan mindset better for CT final after India loss


While the 2017 Champions Trophy has been billed as a battle between India's batting and Pakistan's bowling, Saha was quick to remind that barring the game against Sri Lanka , the Indian bowling line up has done well too dismissing the opposition in all the other three matches . Read More »

Steve Kerr forgot to mention Stephen Curry during parade speech, felt "embarrassed"

I completely spaced". Kerr got up and walked over to his point guard and apologized. "Oh my God. I'm such an idiot", Kerr told The Mercury News when asked what he told himself after he realized he had omitted Curry in the speech. 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. Read More »

Little-known Brian Harman edges clear in US Open birdie blitz

Masters champion Sergio Garcia of Spain. He also said he might have been rattled by starting out Thursday afternoon knowing that Rickie Fowler had already posted a 65. Open title. Rory McIlroy's 71 wasn't enough and he'll miss the cut at five-over. No matter what that's something when you're always going to walk up the 18th green with your best mate. Read More »

Patrick Reed sparkles with 65 in US Open third round

The unheralded Brian Harman will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the US Open , as Australia's Marc Leishman dropped down the leaderboard at Erin Hills in Wisconsin . "We had to come back sooner than I thought, so that's been nice really". "I'm not going to delve into the things that I derive my motivations from, but I'm certainly motivated". Read More »

Impressive India blank Canada 3-0


However, India can not take this match lightly, because as they have found out in the past, this Pakistan hockey team have a habit of raising their game against their biggest rivals. After the humiliating loss to Canada, Pakistan are invoking the players' pride. Exposure to highpressure situations is what India have had above Pakistan .The PCB has changed that a little bit now with the PSL as that exposes more and more young players to pressure situations. Read More »

Rs 2000 cr bets expected on India-Pak final


While the 2017 Champions Trophy has been billed as a battle between India's batting and Pakistan's bowling, Saha was quick to remind that barring the game against Sri Lanka , the Indian bowling line up has done well too dismissing the opposition in all the other three matches . Read More »

Justin Thomas breaks record, but Brian Harman leads at US Open

The last six majors have crowned first-time champions and that trend looks poised to continue at Erin Hills where you have to look way down the leaderboard to 19th before finding a major victor in U.S. LAVNER: Patrick Reed. Coming off a 65, playing the tournament that he covets most, Captain America should have plenty of good vibes entering the final round. Read More »

Saturday's US Open shot, hole and quote of the day

The biggest jolt of all, however, came watching world number one and defending champion Dustin Johnson , number two Rory McIlroy and number three Jason Day all trudge to the exit after failing to make the halfway cut, which fell at one-over 145. Read More »

Pakistan to get gold crown on beating India in CT final

India and Pakistan first met each other in a league match at Melbourne, which India won. Spinner R Ashwin replaced Yadav in the team after first two matches in the group stage. Nearly one billion people reportedly watched the 2011 World Cup semi-final between the pair, whilst games have been known to sell out in less than 15 minutes. Read More »

Kohli calls for calm

Kohli, however, added: "At the same time , neither are we too intimidated nor are we too arrogant about what we are doing". "To be able to maintain that balance nicely has been a good thing for me", said Kohli, making his point of view clear. Read More »

Ryan Blaney Wins Axalta Pocono 400

You can bet Busch will be ramped up to win this weekend, not that he isn't always. Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch may not be ready yet to officially pass the torch to the next generation of drivers. It's just the circumstances that haven't quite worked in our favor". Keselowski recorded his seventh top-five finish in 15 career Pocono starts. It was his 11th Dover win, also an incredible achievement. Read More »

Virat Kohli turns off social media ahead of clash with Pakistan

The aggression ever present while on the field was distinctly absent. "They have showed faith in us and we would like them to support us during the final too", the soft-spoken Pakistan skipper said in a hurried tone. "We are ready with our plans for the match against India ". It is perhaps fitting. With Amir back in harness, Pakistan will focus on their seam-bowling strength and try to expose an India middle order which has barely been needed while those further up the list have ... Read More »

LeBron James and Draymond Green trade shots on Instagram


The Warriors forward was asked whether he thought star-studded teams like his own - which boasts household player names that include Kyrie Irving, J.R. While Green was celebrating his National Basketball Association title with the Warriors, he wore a shirt making fun of the name of the Cavs home court: Quicken Loans Arena. Read More »

500 up: Real Madrid's most deadly Champions League scorers


Here, we look at the numbers behind Ronaldo's remarkable feat. His total goal for Real Madrid and Portugal is 600. Madrid's dominant display gives them a 12th Champions League title and makes them the first to win it in successive years since the great AC Milan side of 1989 and 1990. Read More »

Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround

It was 25 years ago that Imran made his famous description of his side when they rallied from the verge of going out in the group stages to defeat England in the World Cup final in Melbourne and victory today would be just as unexpected. But, one can not underestimate Pakistan , looking at their performance in the last few matches, especially against England. A joint-production of Geo News ( Pakistan ) and Aaj Tak ( India ), Takra, hosted by Shahzaib Khanzada and Vikrant Gupta will ... Read More »

Upset Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid amid tax fraud claims

In turn, as reported by The Sun , his agent Jorge Mendes is now set to meet with Perez as Madrid unsurprisingly desperately try to find a solution to the issue and ensure that Ronaldo stays. The legal proceedings Spain's tax authorities launched against Ronaldo are cited as the main reason he wants to leave . It understood the 32-year-old feels he is being singled out for disproportionate treatment after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of €14.7 million (£12.8m). Read More »

Bangladesh cricket team back in Dhaka after Champions Trophy foray

Some teams start confidently and then they fade. Everyone is aware of the talent they have - they can beat any side in the world. Neither are we too intimidated nor are we too arrogant about what we are doing. Billed as the "Mother of all Cricketing rivalries", the India-Pakistan clash is more than just a game of cricket. "When you are calm and composed mentally you play your best". Read More »

Youngster Andre Silva becoming Cristiano Ronaldo's perfect wingman

The 26-year-old told the official website of the Confederations Cup: "It goes without saying that he's a great player". Santos insists that all focus is now on the Confederations Cup , however, which Portugal get under way on Sunday afternoon against Mexico , backing Ronaldo to put the ongoing concerns behind him. Read More »

Spanish prosecutors sue Cristiano Ronaldo for tax fraud

Real Madrid declined to comment and calls to the agency representing Ronaldo , Gestifute , went unanswered. It added that it is "convinced" that Ronaldo "will demonstrate his complete innocence". "Throughout all of the abovementioned years, CR never had a tax problem, contrary to what the Spanish Prosecutors insinuates". Cristiano is accused of knowingly using a "business structure" to hide income made from his image rights. Read More »

Speculation Ronaldo to leave Real Madrid

His compatriot Jose Mourinho is now in charge at the 20-time English champions and the manager shares the same agent as Ronaldo - Jorge Mendes. He said, "I want to leave " and that was that. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. On Tuesday, a Spanish state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud from 2011-14 totalling €14.7 million (HK$128 million). Read More »

Casey shares US Open lead with Fowler following stunning fightback

Of the five other players who shot a 63 in the third round at a major, none went on to win. And the prime beneficiary was Thomas, who catapulted up the leaderboard with his record-breaking nine-under-par 63. "It will be a pleasure to go out on a Sunday trying to win a major". "Doing it all night is not going to help and not make any difference". Thomas says "I had no idea in terms of 9 under being the best in the U.S. Read More »

Oval sold out for Pakistan-India final clash

Pakistan , without their leading fast bowler Mohammad Amir due to injury, strangled the usually free-scoring England batsmen on a slow wicket in Cardiff with a disciplined display of bowling and fielding. Seamer Jasprit Bumrah: "They are always a good side". "On their day they can beat any side in the world", said Kohli of Pakistan . "Until now, we have never spoken of the semi-final in any different way". Read More »

Hussain says pitch blameless in England defeat

England could only muster seven fours in the final 30 overs, while they failed to hit a six during their entire innings as their attacking brand of cricket deserted them. Everything we did play was quite calculated. Imran Khan is hopeful that the squad of 2017 can achieve a victory during the holy month of Ramadan, much like his squad did 25 years ago. Read More »