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Tamim in ICC Champions Trophy team

Tamim in ICC Champions Trophy team

S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. There was no way back for India , who collapsed to 158 all out with almost 20 overs of the match as they suffered their heaviest defeat by runs in 129 ODIs against Pakistan . Pakistan had to earn their win and they made us make mistakes. Mohammad Amir and Fakhar Zaman starred for Pakistan in the final. " Pakistan has unearthed new heroes in a span of 14 days", said Afridi, "From Fakhar Zaman to Hassan Ali and Shadab Khan, Pakistan ... Read More

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O'Mahony would make 'rugged' Lions captain, says All Blacks' Cane

O'Mahony captained the side during Saturday's win over the New Zealand Maoris and impressed with his leadership skills and communication with referee Jaco Peyper, who will take charge of Saturday's encounter. Hansen has been firing barbs of his own in the lead-up to the Test, accusing Gatland of having only one style of play and claiming inside knowledge of the Lions reinforcements. Read More

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Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

India further exposed Pakistan's weaknesses in their team's structure in a match that had chances galore for both the teams right from the start. Hasan Ali throughout the tournament. "Even with the ball they came out, they were really aggressive initially, they got those early breakthroughs". Read More

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Dustin Johnson misses cut at US Open — Major Surprise

Dustin Johnson misses cut at US Open — Major Surprise

What a day for Justin Thomas. He said that his 16 years of experience is what allowed him to keep the wheels from falling off on the par-5 14th hole. Vijay Singh was the last player to accomplish the feat in 2003 at Olympia Fields. He just has to listen to the crowd. "It's still Saturday, 36 holes is a very long time in a U.S. Open". Koepka raced out to nine under early in his second round, but dropped two shots on his back nine on his way to a 70. Read More

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Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021

Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021

Florentino Perez insists Real Madrid are not contemplating Cristiano Ronaldo's departure this summer. He made just more than 250 appearances for the Red Devils in all competitions, scoring 113 goals in the process. The rumours come after the sporting hunk hinted at leaving "dream club" Real Madrid , following accusations of tax fraud . Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed he has not held talks with Cristiano Ronaldo and says the uncertainty surrounding the ... Read More

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Andre Ward Makes His Point Against Sergey Kovalev

Billed as Ward vs. Kovalev 2: No Excuses! this second fight will be every bit as historic as the heavyweight division's Joe Louis vs Max Schmelling 2 rematch of June 22, 1938! . Ward and Kovalev (at least until recently on the latter) probably deserve to be ranked ahead of Stevenson based on their competition of late, but the champ is the champ until someone beats him. Read More

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58 people feared dead in London tower fire: United Kingdom police

58 people feared dead in London tower fire: United Kingdom police

Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's 600-odd residents. "If something needs to be done to make buildings safe it will be done". Councilor Nicholas Paget-Brown told the BBC this week that sprinklers were not fitted inside the building during the refurbishment "because that would have delayed and made the refurbishment of the block more disruptive". Read More

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76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

Adding Hayward could potentially be the start of something special for the Celtics. Ainge added, "We'll get a player we like in addition to further assets". Once Boston landed the No. 1 pick in the May 16 draft lottery, Colangelo said he expressed his interest in the top selection to Zarren. This would then worsen the chance that the Lakers get a top five pick in next year's draft. Read More

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Game Three: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Recap

Game Three: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Recap

The Golden State Warriors are one win away from a historic 16-0 run through the postseason with a 15-0 straight up and 12-3 against the spread record thus far. They did it exquisitely well in Games 1 and 2; they did it with beauty and precision pretty much the entire season. 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

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Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

The Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 first-round pick (which the Sixers now own the rights to) if it ends up being pick 2, 3, 4, or 5 overall. Boston would get the more favorable of those two selections, but not No. "I think Boston's two primary free-agent targets right now are Gordon Hayward and Blake Griffin ". "He can shoot. I thought (in college) he could do everything offensively". Read More

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Escaped Georgia inmates captured thanks to the aid of armed citizens

Escaped Georgia inmates captured thanks to the aid of armed citizens

Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings. Ricky Myrick, assistant commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections, told reporters on Wednesday that the inmates were most recently cellmates at Baldwin State Prison and had been cellmates at other Georgia prisons. Read More

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Two-goal Ronaldo keeps Madrid kings of Europe

Two-goal Ronaldo keeps Madrid kings of Europe

Real Madrid's 12th European Cup and third Champions League triumph in four years on Saturday, becoming the first team to retain the trophy in the competition's expanded format, demonstrated their power over the rest of Europe. "In the first half, we played beautifully". Cristiano Ronaldo is not a charity for anyone who is the top scorer of the Champions League for five seasons. Read More

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My 2 Cents: Kevin Durant Wins Championship With The Warriors

My 2 Cents: Kevin Durant Wins Championship With The Warriors

It's not clear if James shares the view of Cavs coach Tyronn Lue and team owner Dan Gilbert that the proverbial "gap" between Cleveland and the Warriors is small. His performance through the series was as good as any I can recall, and in my mind, Durant cemented his position as the second best basketball player in the world, and a very close second to LeBron James at that. Read More

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Nick Kyrgios has retired with injury during the first round at Queens

Nick Kyrgios has retired with injury during the first round at Queens

I mean I'd play Wimbledon if I was injured pretty bad anyway. "I will be playing, for sure". "I went to the doctors and they gave me some anti-inflammatories", Kyrgios said . Asked what he'd do while he waits for the pain to subside, Kyrgios joked he'd be "in the Dog and Fox", a pub near his house in Wimbledon. It has been a hard season for Kyrgios, who has been battling injury and also took a short break from tennis in April following the death of his grandfather. Read More

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Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown

Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown

Nishikori, who beat Murray in the quarter-finals of last year's U.S. Open , could not sustain his early form and although he courageously forced a third-set tiebreak he lost that 7-0. Women: 28- Carolina Garcia (France) bt Alize Cornet (France) 6-2, 6-4; 5-Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) bt Petra Martic (Croatia) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5; 3-Simona Halep (Rom) bt 21-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) 6-1, 6-1. Read More

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Alvaro Morata Sale Done, Says Former Real President Ramon Calderon

Alvaro Morata Sale Done, Says Former Real President Ramon Calderon

Finally, Perez offer up his first public comments on the future of Cristiano Ronaldo, who has told the club that he wants to leave the club this summer are bing accused of a €14.7m tax fraud by the Spanish authorities. " I have to make a defense at all costs as a player and as a person. know well". "I knew they'd bring me back but I didn't know if it was to keep me or sell me". Read More

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Pakistan crushes India to win Champions Trophy

Sarfraz Ahmed's side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS in their first match a fortnight ago but closed the campaign a team transformed with their fourth win in a row. "It was about the team doing well and we have done well to be in the final", Kohli said . It got inexorably out of hands for Virat Kohli's side once Mohammad Amir dealt lethal blows in his first two overs. Read More

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New Zealand v British & Irish Lions

New Zealand v British & Irish Lions

When the ball is that hard to handle in the contact areas - where New Zealand players are so good - they can't get the offloads going and a big part of their game is taken away. "Generally his kicking game has been pretty good, he attacked the line, put us into some holes and he played flat too, which was better compared to Damian McKenzie, who tended to play pretty deep. Read More

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Tapwrit wins 2017 Belmont Stakes

Yes, there was only one true Santa Anita horse in Saturday's Belmont Stakes , and that was Santa Anita Derby victor Gormley , who finished fourth in the Belmont. Brands and Preakness Stakes brought an unsettling mix of excitement and anxiety for trainer Todd Pletcher. "I knew he didn't like the track", Ortiz said. Read More

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Johnson primed for US Open defence after missing Masters

Johnson primed for US Open defence after missing Masters

Johnson is scheduled to begin his title defense at 9:35 a.m. ET on the 10th tee, alongside Jordan Spieth and Martin Kaymer . Meanwhile, Johnson is back to work after the birth of his second son. You can't really play from the rough. "These are the widest fairways we've ever played in a US Open", McIlroy said. "But seriously, the rough is bad here and you have got to hit it in the fairways, and besides there is plenty of room to do that as the fairways are pretty wide". Read More

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

The Pakistan Observer called the team not just champions, but "legendary champions". However, the turnaround was spectacular. But the Pakistanis wrote off that defeat as an aberration. " Pakistan has unearthed new heroes in a span of 14 days". In the final , Inzamam chipped in with a vital 42 off 35 balls. Waqar said the victory will help serve the cause of cricket at home where global cricket is not being played for many years. Read More

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Every Record LeBron James Broke In The NBA Finals

Every Record LeBron James Broke In The NBA Finals

LeBron James and the Cavaliers put up a fight against the Warriors as James became the first player ever to average a triple double in the Finals. When James returned to the Cavs in 2014, he would reach the Finals again but fell to the Warriors . While it's true that Kevin Love had a great season with the Cavaliers , it is not very likely that they can beat this wonderful Warriors team with him. Read More

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Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament

Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament

The jury was tasked with picking a balanced side on the basis of performances in the tournament. India's tennis star Sania Mirza, who is married to Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik, tweeted this message after the Indian hockey team beat Pakistan 7-1 to enter the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League Semi-Final yesterday and the Pakistan cricket team registered a 180-run win over India at The Oval to win their maiden ICC Champions Trophy . Read More

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Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup with late goal in controversial Game 6

Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup with late goal in controversial Game 6

Murray is coming off a 24-save outing in a 6-0 win in Game 5, and extended his shutout streak to 123 minutes and 23 seconds. Crosby also became only the third man to win back-to-back Conn Smythe trophies. Beside the measurable production, Crosby also provides plenty of leadership as the team's captain. The last team to win two straight Stanley Cups was the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and 1998. Read More

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Cavs, GM Griffin part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

But what was the future each man envisioned and what was the point of disagreement? Cleveland Cavaliers Chairman Dan Gilbert released the following statement on Monday. He was there when LeBron James returned after his stint with the Miami Heat and also traded for Kevin Love and made a number of other moves that helped the Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals and reach the Finals again this year. Read More

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No drama this time: DJ bids an early farewell at US Open

Open leaderboard could see a lot of changes on what is known as "moving day". "Then clawed all the way back and actually picked up one more to the good by the time we were finished". Sure, he birdied four of his last six holes to salvage a 71 and finish at 5-over 149. How much prize money will the 2017 US Open victor earn? But instead of immediately seeking food and rest, Johnson went to the putting green for a while before leaving Erin Hills Golf Course for the night. Read More

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