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Jubilance in IOK over Pakistan's victory against India


Widely written off after an abject display in their opening group match against the same opponents, the lowest-ranked team going into the tournament suddenly rediscovered their mojo. Yuvraj then fell LBW on appeal to 18 year old Shadab, and Dhoni hooked out to the leg-side boundary to leave India utterly on the ropes at 54-5. And when Hardik Pandya's blistering cameo (76 in 43 balls) ended when he was run out in Pakistani style with both him and Ravi Jadeja running for the same ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo won't quit Real Madrid, says club president Florentino Perez

Ronaldo , a player United are naturally interested in, has a prohibitively high one billion euros (£880million) buyout clause in the new and improved deal he signed in November which ties him to the Bernabeu until 2021. However, Perez remains undisturbed by the reports and says he is "not contemplating' letting Ronaldo leave Real Madrid". "Obviously something has happened, something has affected him, his credibility". Read More »

Jason Taylor names Jimmy Johnson his Hall of Fame presenter


He gave the opportunity of a lifetime - none other than Jimmy Johnson. Taylor rewarded that faith by recording five sacks as a rookie, and eight more in Year 2. The defensive end went on to become the 7 leader in sacks all-time with 139.5, a 6-time Pro Bowler, 3-time First-Team All-Pro, 2007 Walter Payton Man of the Year, 2-time AFC defensive Player of the Year, and 2006 National Football League defensive Player of the Year. Read More »

Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint


Unsurprisingly, United's top brass are on "high alert" for the four-time Ballon d'Or victor, who quit the Theatre of Dreams for the Spanish capital back in 2009 for a then world-record £80m fee. As for Mourinho , Manchester United 54-year-old Portuguese coach, he stands accused of two counts of tax fraud while he coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013. Read More »

Kvitova wins opening match on grass in Birmingham


Petra Kvitova is not setting herself any goals for this season but is excited to begin the grass-court campaign and gear up for Wimbledon . "I'm happy for every match I'm playing now - even stupid practice I'm really glad that I'm able to play and my hand is not in pain". Read More »

PGA Tour to start blood testing next season


The Tour will also revise its list of banned substances to include "all of the substances and methods" now prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency while adding three new categories of medication to its "therapeutic use exemption" list. The tour's policy has been controversially thin in the past , particularly amid scandals in other sports like cycling and baseball. Stallings never failed a drug test; rather, he became aware that the anabolic agent DHEA that a doctor advised him to take ... Read More »

Anderson, Pérez lead Brewers past Giants 5-2


Brandon Belt's double plated Nunez, and Buster Posey's homer high off of the batting eye in center untied things, putting the Giants up 3-1. The Giants tied the score an inning later on Eduardo Nunez's home run. San Francisco is 21-5 in Cueto's last 26 starts with four days' rest, and 1-4 in Cueto's last five road starts. With two down, Santana singled and Jesus Aguilar's double down the rightfield line brought Sunday all the way around to score for a 4-3 lead. Read More »

Rangers' Portuguese revolution continues with signing of defender Fabio Cardoso


The 23-year-old has moved to Glasgow from Portuguese side Vitoria Setubal and will compete with Euro 2016 victor Bruno Alves for a starting spot at Ibrox. Caixinha thinks Cardoso is a future full global. Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha told the club's official website: "He is a player who everyone describes as having big potential to be one of the centre-halves of the future with the Portuguese national team". Read More »

Rafael Nadal keeps up dominant form to make quarter-finals


It's very important for me to be in the quarter-finals one more time ", he said . Since returning from the injury layoff earlier this year, the world number five has looked a different player and he has been unbeatable on the dirt. And as Muguruza walked to the locker room after her defeat, she wagged a finger toward the stands as if to say, "Tsk, tsk!" "If it's a destiny for you to be somewhere in some place in a wrong time , I mean, it can happen to all of us, God forbid". Read More »

Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113


LeBron James has 32 points, seven assists and six rebounds, Kyrie Irving has 33 points and the Cavaliers are hanging on for dear life in a game they know they can not afford to lose. Blown off the court in the second halves of the first two games, the Cavaliers surged ahead with a big third quarter and were still ahead by six with less than 3 minutes to play. Read More »

Ronaldo set for July court date in tax fraud case

His first big challenge is keeping Ronaldo at the club he joined in 2009 from Manchester United for a record 94 million euros ($105.3 million). He's immersed in the Confederations Cup [with Portugal] at the moment, which is an important competition, and for the moment there's nothing until that ends. Read More »

Postecoglou: Rogic can improve after confidence-building performance

With Australia less than convincing in their recent outings as they look to scrape their way to the 2018 World Cup , the Socceroos will be desperate to impress in Russian Federation. "Three tournaments in three years is borderline", Low told reporters , referring to the 2014 World Cup and last year's European Championship. " Fact is, it is happening and we will be equally professionally prepared as in a World Cup or Euro". Read More »

Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure

Prosecutors in Madrid have filed a complaint in which they accused Ronaldo of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations, amounting to a figure of €14.7million. I have no doubt that Cristiano will be able to defend himself. Ronaldo's silence has only fuelled talk of a return to Old Trafford, where he became a fans' favourite having flourished under the guidance of Sir Alex Ferguson before joining Madrid in a world-record deal eight years ago. Read More »

Gionee launches A1 Signature Edition in India


Gionee A1 Virat Kohli Signature Edition retains all the above specifications and features and uses India's sporting icon's signature and lively persona to add manifold to the glory of the device. A 16-megapixel camera is on the front side of the phone. The selfie camera also comes with an LED flash module for capturing selfies and making video call even in low light. Read More »

No offer received for Real Madrid's Ronaldo, boss says

The barriers saw off potential challengers in the last election in 2013 and no candidate has emerged in the 10-day period since the electoral process began on June 8, leaving construction magnate Perez , who turned 70 this year, a free run to his third successive mandate and fifth overall. Read More »

Lukaku contract agreed, Bakayoko deal close, Traore exit this week


Chelsea hero Joe Cole believes his former side should be looking closer to home in their hunt for a new striker in the summer transfer window. Despite previous reports of Everton striker Romelu Lukaku moving to German giants Bayern Munich , it looks like Chelsea will re-sign the Belgian global. Read More »

Koepka pulls away to win US Open


Open that same year helped Koepka earn his U.S. PGA Tour card. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Brooks Koepka reacts on the 18th hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Woods won 14 majors in 46 starts from the 1997 Masters to the 2008 U.S. Open, an nearly other-worldly record in a sport where a 10 percent winning record is considered outstanding. Read More »

Durant plans to opt out, re-sign with Warriors


Durant's choice to delay his deal will allow the Warriors to give Steph Curry the "supermax" deal of $35.4 million a year, or roughly $205 million for the next five seasons. Iguodala led the Warriors with a net rating of 18.9 in the NBA Finals. Unbelievably this high-flying superstar has been taking time lately to answer the throngs on Twitter, including those who are hatin' on him for winning. Read More »

Lucas Digne has no intention of leaving Barcelona this summer


There's no other discussion. "Maybe this emotion inside of me tells it all: My holiday has just started recently after my game for France against England [a 3-2 win in an global friendly], so it may sound a bit odd, but I simply can't wait to come back for the pre-season in July". Read More »

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig suspended one game for obscene gesture


Rosario, who entered with five homers on the season, launched a trio of home runs from the ninth spot in the order and had a game-high five RBIs. He had been as virtually unhittable as any pitcher in baseball, as no hitter had been able to get ahold of a fastball or slider enough to send it out of the park or, really, do any damage at all. Read More »

Kevin Durant plans to opt out of contract with Golden State Warriors


NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant will opt out of his contract but re-sign with the Golden State Warriors in a move to save the team money. Durant , who was the 2017 NBA Finals MVP, is turning down a salary of approximately $28 million, available through the player option, in order to improve the Warriors' chances of re-signing Andre Iguodala , according to ESPN . Read More »