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Germany sees FIFA Confederations Cup as test for young players

Behind another, a theme park with its roller coasters and fairytale castle. The withdrawal with injury of Manchester City's Leroy Sane, 21, from the Confeds Cup squad has deprived Low of a little dash from his forward line, but if Australia expect this Germany to look callow and timid, they should beware. Read More »

Tottenham are too young for the Champions League - Gallas


However, they crashed out in the group stage of the Champions League - which Gallas says is no surprise. They will be looking for a significant improvement on their performance last season in which they crashed back into the familiar surroundings of Europa League football after disappointing results against Bayer Leverkusen and Monaco. Read More »

Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

A left-hander leads going into the final round at Erin Hills and is looking to win his first U.S. Open on Sunday. On Saturday, Justin Thomas tied the record for the best round at a major by shooting 63. And then Morgan came undone. Westwood had bogeyed the third and fifth before a superb tee shot on the 239-yard sixth - which played as the most hard hole on Thursday - set up a birdie from 18 feet. Read More »

Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final

Put into bat, the Men in Green had a ideal start as both Azhar Ali and Zaman shared a 128-run opening stand to put their team on road of a massive first innings-score. "The team which has better frame of mind will win the game". For the two giants of world cricket , it ends just how it started - against each other with more than a billion eyeballs assessing every single action of theirs. Read More »

Portugal look to CR7's good form for Confed Cup

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo inspects the grass during a training session at the Arena in Kazan, Russia , on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Portugal won 2-1 the only time it faced Mexico in an official match, in the group stage of the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Read More »

The Warriors supposedly voted to boycott a Trump White House visit

Not long after the Golden State Warriors won the NBA Finals , a report surfaced alleging that the Warriors had unanimously chose to skip the traditional celebratory visit to the White House . During the parade Green attempted to troll the Cavs by wearing a shirt that said "Quickie" across the front with the image of the Q taken from the logo used by the Cavs and Quicken Loans Arena. Read More »

Golfer Harman leads US Open going into final day

Open history? Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. The long-haired Englishman started the third round in a four way tie for the lead at seven under par, and even though it was new territory for him there were no signs of nerves. Read More »

Eagle-eyed Thomas takes lead with Open record

Fleetwood said: "I'll be happy if it blows, I don't mind either way". He rolled a long birdie putt off the sixth green and made bogey, and he dropped two more shots with three-putt bogeys. Make no mistake, though, the most important reason Stricker is still working hard is because he hasn't given up on adding to those 12 victories on his PGA Tour resume. Read More »

Golden State Warriors are champions

NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant rode on a different bus with his mom. More than that, in finding a player who can slow down Durant, the Cavs also have to have a player on the court who won't be an offensive liability. "It's so rare so I know exactly how lucky I am", he said. What made them great: The Showtime Lakers averaged 117.8 points on 51.6 percent shooting, with Johnson leading the league in assists and winning his first MVP award. Read More »

Each Real Madrid player to receive £2million each after trophy-laden season


We're going to have to work very hard to win once again. "In the second half Real Madrid pushed the accelerator", Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said, "and we remained too static and sat back too long". "Now he is the best coach in the world". A lovely weighted ball floated into the Madrid box by Sandro was poked by Higuain to Mandzukic. But goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo's second and substitute Marco Asensio rewarded an outstanding second-half effort from Real. Read More »

Getting to double digits is tough, staying there is tougher

Johnson, 32, said that prior to the birth, the possibility that he would have to miss the U.S. Open to be there when his second son was born did cross his mind. Furyk was never seriously challenged in the final round, and he wound up winning by three shots and matching what was then the U.S. Open record at 272. Read More »

Pakistan defeat India to win Champions Trophy

Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman have brought up their fifties as Pakistan are off to a flying start in an all important final. India need a breakthrough and need it real quick. Kohli will be cast centre stage as India captain in front of a mere 24,500 sell-out crowd at The Oval, and his primary task will be to keep his composure at the crease and in the field as the overwhelming favourites bid to retain their title. Read More »

Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

Imran Khan, the legendary allrounder who guided #Pakistan to victory in the 1992 World Cup final, forecast an Indo-Pak final even before India's semifinal match against Bangladesh. Earlier, Pakistan seamers dished out a superb bowling effort to finish the England innings in 49.5 overs at the Sophia Gardens. Mohammad Amir was ruled out of the semi-final with a back spasm while Hasan Ali and Imad Wasim picked up niggles in the field during the eight-wicket win against England . Read More »

Players to watch at US Open


It's frustrating but I don't let it bother me". There's a term for guys who do well historically at certain places: "Horse for the Course". Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson each lamented their performances on the greens after starting the U.S. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final Preview

While the vast majority of those tuning in will be among the huge populations in India and Pakistan , not completely insignificant number are also likely to be watching from the United States. Asked at the Oval if Amir was fit and would play in Sunday's showpiece clash at the London ground, Arthur replied: "He's fit to play, and he will play". Read More »

Yasiel Puig suspended one game for obscene gesture to Cleveland fans

Kip mishandled a key ball in the eighth inning with one out, allowing an extra run to score. Seeger and Turner combined for three hits and two runs on Wednesday. It ruined a great start from Corey Kluber , who went 7 innings and had 10 strikeouts with two runs allowed. But he has now given up four home runs in the past four appearances and 17 batters. Read More »

US congressman in critical condition after third surgery


Though the game pegs Republicans against Democrats, attendees and participating lawmakers showed unity in wake of the shooting. Scalise was shot in the hip while practicing for the Congressional baseball game on Wednesday morning. Congressional aide Zack Barth, Tysons Food lobbyist Matt Mika and Capitol Police Officer David Bailey were also shot in the attack, but have since been released from the hospital. Read More »

Putin thanks Federation Internationale de Football Association for trust and cooperation as Confederations Cup kicks off

Russian Federation beat New Zealand 2-0 thanks to an own goal from New Zealand defender Michael Boxall and a strike from forward Fyodor Smolov. "He is an example for us, the way he works, the way he plays", Patricio said. "I think that my rights have been violated", Shprygin said. Cameroon, Australia and New Zealand are not really expected to progress from the group stage, let alone fight for the coveted trophy, but they will attempt to defy the odds and at least improve their position in ... Read More »

After grief, anger at May over tower fire

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire are being given just £10 to live on by the local council, despite millions of pounds of donations to relief funds, a volunteer has said. Yet a year ago fire experts were enraged when ministers made a decision to loosen, not tighten, regulations to allow new schools to be built without sprinkler systems at all. Read More »

Kevin Durant nearly certainly re-signing with Warriors

The beauty of what I know of this team, we all want to provide for our families, we want to get all that we can out of this game while we still have the legs to do it, but there are no egos when it comes to that side of the equation when it comes to us as professional athletes.”. Read More »

Chelsea no longer require my services - Costa

However, Atletico wouldn't be able to register Costa as one of their players until January due to their transfer ban. "They can loan me out to some team in Spain , Brazil or wherever, but I have to play", he said. I'll stay with the good of everything. Let's hope all those offers aren't just from the Chinese Super League , a destination that could prove as problematic as five months on the bench in the run up to next year's World Cup. Read More »

No drama this time for Johnson


The bogey there put him at 2 over, and on the par-5 14th, he overcooked a chip shot up the steep hill, which led to another three-putt and another bogey. Opens, Johnson added life to what is traditionally golf's toughest and often most drama-free major. No penalty was assessed, but after officials saw the video, they thought one might be called for. Read More »