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Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

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The two Spanish clubs have dominated in the Champion League , winning six of the last nine titles, but Madrid had gone 12 years without lifting the trophy while Barcelona and Messi thrived. But regardless of who features in the Madrid line-up, he doesn't expect them to be faced with a defensive Juventus team. Modric created his own piece of history too, becoming the first Croatian to win the competition three times, moving ahead of former AC Milan defender Dario Simic, who lifted the cup ... Read More »

Lions skipper Warburton returns to face Highlanders

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The fly-half, who helped the Aviva Premiership side to European glory this season, converted three first-half penalties in Christchurch before splitting the posts for a fourth time with just ten minutes remaining to secure a 12-3 win for Warren Gatland's side. Read More »

Who will make out better in the proposed Sixers-Celtics trade?

After trading for the No. 3 overall pick this year and possibly future first rounders, the Celtics could have enough assets to be able to trade for the All-Star Butler. In 2015-16, the Sixers won 10 games and used Ben Simmons with the top overall pick. He's giving me tips and pointers and he's pretty amusing, so when I saw that it was pretty cool and pretty amusing. Read More »

Pakistan's innings was characterised by intent, says Graeme Smith

There was no realistic way back and they eventually folded to 158 all out in 30.3 overs. Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman was picked as Dhawan's opening partner after he aggregated 252 runs in four matches at a strike-rate of 113, following scores of 31 against South Africa , 50 against Sri Lanka , 57 against England in the semi- final and 114 against India in the final. Read More »

Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI

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According to court records viewed by PEOPLE, Taylor will receive 12 months probation and his license will be revoked for nine months, the documents state. One of the most prolific pass rushers in National Football League history, Taylor has struggled with legal issues since retiring in 1993. Giants legend Lawrence Taylor has avoided jail time for his latest run-in with the law. Read More »

United Kingdom official: Fire building materials broke rules

People demonstrate demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire, in London, Friday June 16, 2017. Grief and disbelief at seeing a tower that had been home to up to 600 people reduced to a burned-out shell turned to outrage and anger. "What we don't know at this time, and we won't know until the investigation concludes, is why the fire spread in that absolutely unusual and extraordinary way in that building", she said. Read More »

Arthur hopeful of World XI visit to Pakistan after Champions Trophy triumph

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India captain Kohli accepted his side had been a distant second best. Pakistan , due to security reasons, currently can't host global cricket, but is now the ICC Champions Trophy holder, a feat that has far-reaching implications. With the exception of Zimbabwe's tour two years ago, Pakistan have had to play all of their "home" matches outside their own country since a 2009 terror attack on Sri Lanka's team bus in Lahore . Read More »

Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli backs Hardik Pandya's reaction after dismissal in final

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The Indian captain had come into the match with an astonishing batting average of 253 runs in this year's tournament, having been dismissed only once in four matches. Indian cricket team faced humiliating defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 cricket tournament. "We give our best every time we go out on the field, and I'm really proud of the way the team has played in this tournament". Read More »

Highly Touted Ohio Recruit Follows Holtmann To Buckeyes

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The 6-foot-6, 295-pound prospect earned his Buckeyes offer during a visit in March and returned for a visit for the spring game April 15, so he's been in Columbus quite a bit. Young, a three-time Associated Press All-Ohio performer from Massillon, was recruited by Holtmann and previously had committed to him at Butler. "This has been a very hard and emotional couple of years that have been filled with tragedy in my family, " Young said in his announcement. Read More »

Field hockey body apologizes for president's comments

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The governing body of field hockey has apologized for comments made on social media by president Narinder Batra after India's loss to Pakistan in an worldwide cricket match. But Sardar was told to reach (Leeds) for questioning at 1200 hrs local time (4:30pm IST) today. Batra posted a series of messages on Facebook after Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq used Twitter to congratulate the Pakistan cricket team after they beat India in the final of the Champions Trophy at ... Read More »

Rohan Bopanna-Gabriela Dabrowski beat Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig To Enter Semis

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The Bopanna and Gabriela pair was seventh seeded however the pair of Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig was second seeded. Sania and her Kazakhstani partner Yaroslava Shvedova were earlier knocked out of the women's double event after they suffered a 6-7 (5), 6-1, 2-6 loss against Russian pair of Daria Gavrilova and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the first round. Read More »

CT FINAL: Pakistan is champion

India needed a strong start but Amir had other plans, as he trapped Rohit Sharma (0) lbw in the first over and in the second over of his got the big scalp of Virat Kohli (5). Mohammad Hafeez and Babar Azam also chipped in with handy contributions towards the end of the innings and helped their team go past 300 marks. It was, all too briefly for India , eight for one when Fakhar went after a wide delivery from Jasprit Bumrah and edged behind - only to be reprieved by the no-ball call. Read More »

India vs Pakistan: Dhoni holds Sarfraz Ahmed's son

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Overall Pakistan had been the better side in every respect: batting better, fielding better and bowling better . Mohammad Amir celebrates after dismissing Virat Kohli during the match between India and Pakistan . Just two weeks ago, Pakistan were at a low ebb after crashing to a humiliating 124-run defeat against India in the group stage. He is sure that Virat Kohli's team will make a thumping comeback but feels that it is unfortunate that his nation wasn't able to defend the ... Read More »

Kane: Equaliser against Scotland a special goal in a special game

But in a breathless denouement, Tottenham Hotspur striker Kane dispatched a deep cross at the back post to preserve England's unbeaten record in Group F and deny Scotland a first win over their oldest rivals since 1999. Scotland next travel to Lithuania and then host Malta and Slovakia , who are four points ahead of Strachan's side in second, before facing Slovenia away from home in their final group game. Read More »

Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage medications

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In the tweet, Woods thanked "everyone for the fantastic outpouring of support and understanding". Woods was arrested on May 28 after Jupiter, Florida, police say the golfing legend asleep behind the wheel of his Mercedes-Benz. "I asked Woods if he had taken any medication to which he stated "Xanax", police officer Christopher Fandry wrote in the police report from the incident. Read More »

Real Madrid crowned kings of Europe

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We can say that it is a historic day for everyone at Real Madrid , for me, for the players, for our families. "We are defining an era". Juventus lost the Champions League Final to Real Madrid , but still earned more from the tournament this season than any other club: €109m. Read More »

Virat Kohli named in Team of Champions Trophy, Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed skipper

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Pakistan's Babar Azam has rocketed to a career-best fifth position after gaining three positions with scores of 46 in the final and 30 not out in the semi-final. Hasan Ali, who kick-started Pakistan's revival in their group win over top-ranked South Africa , ended the match when he had Jasprit Bumrah caught by gleeful captain and wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed . Read More »

Saints to report Liverpool

Southampton has revealed their intention to report Liverpool to the English Premier League board over their alleged unapproved and illegal approach for the defender, Virgil van Dijk . The centre-back, who signed a new six-year contract with Saints last May, is said to be valued at close to £50million. With a strong defense, they would have had a big chance to win the title and Klopp must sort out the back line in the summer transfer window. Read More »

Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC Champions Trophy 2017

June 14, Cardiff: Beat England by 8 wkts - Hasan, in the absence of the injured Amir (back spasm) produces a superb skilled display in taking three wickets as previously unbeaten tournament hosts England are dismissed for 211. "These two lads, plus (leg-spinner) Shadab Khan, are the future of Pakistan cricket and I sincerely hope they will only go in the upward direction from here". Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins the easiest US Open in history

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True, really bad drives went into the extremely tall and thick fescue, which carried a much higher penalty than conventional U.S. Open rough, to the point of being virtually unplayable. There were five players in double digits Saturday at Erin Hills. The World No. 50 headed to the clubhouse on 12 under, one ahead of Thomas, Brooks Koepka and England's Tommy Fleetwood . Read More »

Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team

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In a series of tweets, KRK ripped apart the Indian team and accused for fixing the final. "They also came to express their skill and win a cricket game and they certainly did", Kohli told a news conference. India still had three wickets in hand but the deafening cheers from the Pakistan fans made clear that the end was nigh. Hardik Pandya smashed 76 off 43 balls, hit half a dozen of sixes to provide some entertainment, before being run-out due to a awful mix-up with Jadeja. Read More »

Real Madrid overtakes Barcelona as Europe's best club

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It was Ronaldo's fourth Champions League title - three for Real and one at Manchester United - and his double took him to 600 career goals for club and country. Navas needed to be sharp again in the 6th minute to repel a low shot from Miralem Pjanic. It was the culmination of a counterattack of breathtaking speed launched by Luka Modric and Toni Kroos. Read More »

Roger Goodell tells Steelers WR Antonio Brown to celebrate

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So it's no wonder that he's excited about the league relaxing its penalties for celebrations . Goodell seems like an unlikely guest on a star player's Snapchat, but Brown's feed is versatile in nature, covering everything from intense workouts, his son receiving a new Rolex and trips to the dentist. Read More »