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Champions Trophy 2017: Sohail backtracks on match-fixing allegations against Pak team

Champions Trophy 2017: Sohail backtracks on match-fixing allegations against Pak team They have got some really experienced players who have played in big pressure games, they know how to handle these kind of situations and I think this is a tactic that works for them", he said as part of an analyst for ESPNCricinfo . Like we have seen in earlier matches as well, Hardik Pandya was unable to complete his quota of 10 overs on a consistent basis. "We just want to enjoy the finals and... [Full Article...]

I couldn't have shot any higher - Johnson after missing US Open cut

That still didn't appear to be almost enough. McIlroy birdied four of his last six holes at Erin Hills on Friday to improve by seven shots on his opening 78, but still missed the cut by four shots . He's back at 1 under as he finishes his round on the front nine. He smoothed that out on Friday, and had better results. "Showed up for the last six holes, anyway, " he said. [Full Article...]

Oval sold out for Pakistan-India final clash

Oval sold out for Pakistan-India final clash It was only on June 4 that India launched their title defence with a 124-run rout of Pakistan at Edgbaston. "Pakistan can beat anyone on their day, everyone is aware the kind of talent and ability they have", said Kohli. "It is massive", said Azhar. The rivalry between the two neighboring countries dates to 1952, just five years after independence, when India and Pakistan played their first test... [Full Article...]

McIlroy dismisses Twitter criticism after US Open exit

Rory McIlroy joked earlier in the week that anyone who couldn't hit such wide fairways "might as well pack your bags and go home". It was another picture flawless day as golfers started the second round of the U.S. "There were a lot of things I could have done better. Part of that is just age and part I'll give credit to Johnny McLaren (his caddie), credit to my wife and my little boy". [Full Article...]

Brighton agree club-record keeper deal

Brighton agree club-record keeper deal Ryan was loaned to Belgian side KRC Genk towards the end of last season. The 25-year-old was chosen as the Belgian Pro League Goalkeeper of the Year in 2014 and 2015 while playing for Club Brugge . The Australia worldwide joined from Club Brugge in 2015 but played just 10 times for Los Che due to the form of Diego Alves and Jaume Domenech and spent last season on loan at Racing Genk... [Full Article...]

Top three cut at Erin Hills in first for US Open

Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood , playing together, were tied for fourth at 6 under. Rory McIlroy has missed the cut at the 2017 U.S. Open after posting a score of five over through the first two rounds, according to BBC Sport . [Full Article...]

Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing

The U.S. Open is hailed as the most hard tournament in golf . Johnson shot a 75, McIlroy a 78 and Day a 79 on the first day . Johnson came in with 73, but that was not almost enough, as he finished at 4-over 148 when 145 or better was needed to advance. [Full Article...]

McIlroy and Day bow out of US Open

Open into a soap opera of sorts the previous two years won't be around for the weekend this time. "We're in a good spot". There were as many amateurs who broke par as players in the top 10 in the world - two each. Daugherty was 1 under going into today, while Niebrugge and Gooch were 1 over. "I was happy it stayed benign for us, and I capitalized on it". "Definitely not U.S. [Full Article...]

AC Milan rage as top keeper Donnarumma eyes exit

AC Milan rage as top keeper Donnarumma eyes exit While that was a light-hearted comment, La Gazzetta dello Sport are confident Milan would accept an exchange deal of some kind for their want-away goalkeeper. With his contract due to end in 12 months' time, Milan must now sell Donnarumma in the next two transfer windows or lose him for nothing when his contract expires in June 2018, and Mirabelli claimed that the club had done all it could to c... [Full Article...]

NASCAR comes to Pocono

Include more drivers that have good shots at a victory this season like Clint Bowyer , Jamie McMurray , Chase Elliott , Ryan Blaney , Erik Jones and Daniel Suarez and the math shows that points are going to come into play along with wins. [Full Article...]

Liverpool presents 'unique bid' to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Liverpool presents 'unique bid' to host 2022 Commonwealth Games Following assessment of the Preliminary Phase Questionnaire, cities will enter a Secondary Phase Assessment process with DCMS due to make a decision on the candidate city in September 2017. Part of Liverpool's bid are proposals to stage the T20 cricket at Old Trafford cricket ground and the Track Cycling competition at the Velodrome, both venues down the M62 in rival Manchester, which hosted t... [Full Article...]

Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India

Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India Before the India-Pakistan showdown at The Oval on Sunday, June 18, former Pakistan cricket Aamer Sohail has raised an absurd storm of sorts. Earlier, Bangladesh flattered to deceive in their innings as a 123-run third wicket stand between opener Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim put the Tigers in a position from where they could have easily notched up a total in excess of 300. [Full Article...]

Logjam At Top of US Open Leaderboard After Round 2

The Southport-born Fleetwood had five birdies in his round and just two bogeys. The low scoring suggested the 11-year-old course was a cream puff, hardly the USGA's idea of the ultimate test in golf . "Still 7 (under par)". He made the turn at 6-under 30, just one off the U.S. Open record of 29 for nine holes. In all, eight of the top 12 players in the world missed the cut, including Hen... [Full Article...]

India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final

India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final The Sarfraz Ahmed-led side started their campaign with a 124-run defeat to India but now have a chance to avenge their earlier defeat on Sunday. "Our players are very good and they are better than players of the other teams", Hasan told ANI. [Full Article...]

Penguins early favorites to repeat again as Stanley Cup winners

Penguins early favorites to repeat again as Stanley Cup winners Winning two in a row is nearly impossible, underscored by the fact that the Pittsburgh Penguins are the first to accomplish the feat since the Detroit Red Wings did so in 1998. Sullivan is the first American-born coach to win the Cup not once, but twice. You need everybody. You never know when your number is going to be called. [Full Article...]

Warren Gatland set to call up new players to Lions squad

Warren Gatland set to call up new players to Lions squad It was also another evening to remember for flyer Savea, who scored his 46th try in only his 53rd Test as Samoa were put to the sword in Auckland. Fullback Jordie Barrett came off the bench in the 63rd minute for his test debut and lock Scott Barrett also played as a replacement to become the first trio of brothers to play for the All Blacks in the same test. [Full Article...]

Battered Lions opt for new captain Jones

Alun Wyn Jones captains the side, with Gatland once again changing all of his XV from the Auckland outing. "The thing about playing these quality sides, it's about preparation". A moment of brilliance from the hosts - the first of the five New Zealand Super Rugby franchises to take on the Lions - won the contest at Eden Park , as first Sonny Bill Williams then Ihaia West ripped through the ... [Full Article...]

Leishman in touch in US Open second round

If you flipped on the U.S. Open on Friday, saw the leaderboard and thought, "I know Rickie Fowler and I've heard of Paul Casey , but who in the world is Xander Schauffele?" then you're not alone. Johnson blamed an errant putter for his three-over-par 75, which included a double-bogey and two bogeys. "I know if I go out and play the golf I'm capable of, good things should happen". [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka shot out for 236 in crucial encounter

Defending champion India will face Bangladesh in the other semifinal on Thursday at Edgbaston. "We continue to learn, everything we did was calculated, but Pakistan had played on the wicket previously and that helped". Indeed, when Niroshan Dickwella, who top-scored with 73, and Angelo Mathews were in tandem, they looked destined for even bigger things, the pair's 78-run partnership in 16... [Full Article...]

Peter O'Mahony To Skipper Lions This Weekend

Peter O'Mahony To Skipper Lions This Weekend Gatland has made a full 15 changes to the side that fell 23-22 to the Highlanders on Tuesday, reverting partly to those who secured victory with a defensively flawless performance against the previously unbeaten Crusaders in Christchurch. "The team above us is the All Blacks, we work really closely with them - I want these players to be proud of who they are, and they get the opportunity to repres... [Full Article...]


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