• Champions Trophy semifinal: India elect to field against Bangladesh
Champions Trophy semifinal: India elect to field against Bangladesh

Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar have opened the innings for Bangladesh . Moreover, India is above Bangladesh even in the case of Net Run Rate. And what does the cricketer himself feels about his achievement - "I don't know about [being] the role model, but it's a big achievement for me to finish 300 games in my career".

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  • Richard, Cordero lead Padres past slumping Reds 6-2
Richard, Cordero lead Padres past slumping Reds 6-2

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Clayton Richard throws during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in San Diego, Tuesday , June 13, 2017. "But to do what I did today and what I did at the beginning of the season, I can pitch with the best of them". Renfroe hit his 14th home run, a two-run shot that tied...

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  • Jess Varnish shocked by findings of report into culture of British Cycling
Jess Varnish shocked by findings of report into culture of British Cycling

Varnish hit back at Sutton with claims of bullying and discrimination and, when other ex-riders came out in support, an independent review panel led by British Rowing's Annamarie Phelps was commissioned and an internal British Cycling investigation started.

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  • Owen Farrell a doubt for first Lions Test after suffering quad injury
Owen Farrell a doubt for first Lions Test after suffering quad injury

But Banks made no mistake after the Highlanders won a scrum penalty, coolly slotting over the posts to put the hosts ahead 23-22 with eight minutes to go. "The officials have seen a different picture". "You've got to do it justice, not just for yourself but for everything the Lions stands for, for the guys that don't get the chance at the w...

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  • Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Fight Is Really Happening
Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Fight Is Really Happening

After months of negotiations, the two prolific fighters have agreed to square off at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , NV. The fight will air live on pay-per-view. McGregor , however, has no professional boxing experience. Both fighters made it official on social media, with McGregor already taking the early trash-talking lead by posti...

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  • Resurgent Hasan starring for Pakistan at Champions Trophy
Resurgent Hasan starring for Pakistan at Champions Trophy

Joe Root's 46 and 43 from the returning Jonny Bairstow were the only scores of real note from their team's total of 211, with Hasan Ali taking 3-35, while Junaid Khan and Rumman Raees both took two wickets apiece. "They showed a lot of composure and patience, and that is always a sign of a side that is mature now, that knows how to win matc...

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  • Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor Announce Aug. Fight
Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor Announce Aug. Fight

According to White, the fight will be a twelve round boxing match. While both McGregor and Mayweather publicly pushed for the fight, White said: "At the end of the day, it's my job to make fights the fans want to see". The former welterweight champion went (49-0) before bowing out, a record he shares with the legendary Rocky Marciano, and will...

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  • Sporting director says Roma is not a 'supermarket'
Sporting director says Roma is not a 'supermarket'

But the Italians' new Director of Sport Monchi said that the club won't let the pacy front man go easily. Today, more on Liverpool's pursuit of Mohamed Salah ... We reported earlier that Roma are looking to bring in players themselves, and it's clear that Monchi wants to warn the rest of Europe off his strongest assets.

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  • England vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semi-final, live cricket score
England vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semi-final, live cricket score

Pakistan , chasing a seemingly modest 237 for victory, were on the brink of defeat at 137 for six. Sarfraz Ahmed's brilliant 61-run knock secured a semi-final berth for Pakistan , who beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in the final Group B game.

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  • Golden rule returns as Warriors win NBA Finals rubber match against Cavaliers
Golden rule returns as Warriors win NBA Finals rubber match against Cavaliers

Iguodala, the 2015 Finals MVP, came up big with his 2017 postseason-best 20 points off the bench and stingy defense on James in a testy, tightly called finale to this trilogy Finals that many had stamped on the calendar from the moment Durant departed Oklahoma City to join Curry and Co.

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  • Second semifinal: India to take on dangerous Banglades today
Second semifinal: India to take on dangerous Banglades today

For India , the problem is of different kind - the trickiness of the opponents and surprise element they bring with it. Bangladesh managed to surprise India in the past. "They have cricketers who are skilled, who are committed to play for Bangladesh and play with a lot of passion , and they're really keen to win a lot of games at this level...

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  • National Basketball Association champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit
National Basketball Association champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit

Finals MVP Durant - who swapped the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Warriors in search of an elusive championship - has a player option for 2017-18, while star guard Curry is coming off contract. "To be back here and bring gold Larry [O'Brien] back home, I'm just excited to be a part of this group and accomplish something special". How many footbal...

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  • Durant on staying with Warriors: 'I feel like there's no question'
Durant on staying with Warriors: 'I feel like there's no question'

The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them previous year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 16-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship.

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  • Atletico Madrid to learn about transfer ban decision from CAS on Thursday
Atletico Madrid to learn about transfer ban decision from CAS on Thursday

With my adviser Eric Olhats , we have chose to stay. "It's a hard moment for the club, for my teammates", Griezmann said. It would be dirty move to leave now. As Atletico Madrid can not sign any players this summer and in the January transfer window next year, the Champions League semi-finalist will certainly not want to lose their star players ...

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  • Martin's HR in 8th lifts Blue Jays past Rays, 7
Martin's HR in 8th lifts Blue Jays past Rays, 7

Liriano allowed four runs (three earned) on six hits over five innings while taking a no-decision in Wednesday's 10-inning win over the A's. Verlander is 4-4 with a 4.68 ERA that has been plumped by a couple of starts that were flatter than roadkill, though last Saturday was not one of them.

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  • Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, July 31. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. now owns 14,574,445 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $49,710,000 after buying an additional 728,000 shares in the last quarter.

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  • US fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar
US fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar

Qatar is the richest nation on the planet in per-capital GDP, but a very small nation to be spending $12 billion on warplanes. "We do not accept the sanctions imposed on Qatar during Ramadan". Turkey sent its foreign minister to Qatar on Wednesday as part of a drive to fix the rift with fellow Gulf Arab states. However, Pakistan can als...

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  • Ryan Bertrand: Gareth Southgate still the man despite England's loss to France
Ryan Bertrand: Gareth Southgate still the man despite England's loss to France

Dembele left John Stones for dead inside the penalty area before seeing his effort saved by Heaton , but once again the ball bounced out into a risky area and this time Sidibe was there to stroke home the rebound and send France into the break ahead.

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  • Pakistan thrash England to enter final
Pakistan thrash England to enter final

It is a big frustration because we have played some good cricket in this tournament, and we weren't anywhere close to it here. Pacer Hasan Ali scalped three wickets for 35 runs while Juniad Khan and debutant Rumman Raees chipped in with two wickets each.

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  • Warriors GM says Steve Kerr will be back as coach next season
Warriors GM says Steve Kerr will be back as coach next season

After getting outscored 37-33 in the first quarter, Golden State responded by taking an 11-point lead into the break. Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala goes up for a dunk in the second quarter of the 2017 NBA Finals in Oakland .

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  • Morata 'reaches agreement' with United
Morata 'reaches agreement' with United

The futures of both Alvaro Morata and James Rodriguez have been thrown in the air after both players were conspicuously missing in Real Madrid's kit launch for the 2017/2018 season, sparking fears that both players are closer to an exit than first thought.

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  • Failure to adapt to conditions was England's downfall, says Eoin Morgan
Failure to adapt to conditions was England's downfall, says Eoin Morgan

However, they should a lot of improvement in the semi-final against England . "After the first loss, we are very down, but credit goes to the team management", said Sarfraz. But with the number of topsy-turvy results over the last two weeks, including Pakistan's stunner on Wednesday, don't rule out Bangladesh . However, Pakistan is playin...

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  • England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan
England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan

In 2015 he produced a series-clinching 83 not out against New Zealand at Chester-le-Street; there was the game mentioned by Arthur last season when he came into the side for the fourth ODI at Headingley and scored 61; on the tour of India early this year he was recalled for the final match of the series and made 56 batting at No.3; this season he m...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017, India bowl first after winning toss
ICC Champions Trophy 2017, India bowl first after winning toss

But, there is no guarantee in sports . The star batsman added "Going into a big game like this, we're going to treat it as how we treated the last game. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed insisted he always believed his side could turn their fortunes around after they reached the Champions Trophy final with a dominant eight-wicket win over Engla...

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  • Zaman, Ali help Pakistan storm into Champion's Trophy final
Zaman, Ali help Pakistan storm into Champion's Trophy final

They found it hard to keep the scoreboard ticking and losing wickets at regular intervals made life tougher for them. Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) dismissed England's attack to all parts of Sophia Gardens in an opening stand of 118.

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  • How Warriors took back the crown, and how NBA rivals can compete
How Warriors took back the crown, and how NBA rivals can compete

The Warriors powered through the National Basketball Association playoffs in nearly flawless style, winning 16 of 17 games and dethroning the Cleveland Cavaliers , who upset them last June. The Warriors needed all of it, too. Durant has 39 points and has seemingly hit a shot every time the Cavaliers have threatened, leading the Warriors to a 118...

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  • Kevin Durant scores 39 as Golden State Warriors win championship
Kevin Durant scores 39 as Golden State Warriors win championship

After a night of celebrating the Golden State Warriors latest National Basketball Association title, fans snapped up victory shirts and hats Tuesday, while Oakland crews were busy hanging championship banners along the parade route. He missed 11 playoff games dealing with on-going complications from back surgery. "But honestly, that's something...

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  • Mayweather, McGregor announce boxing super-fight
Mayweather, McGregor announce boxing super-fight

The Mayweather-McGregor fight , however, will likely have a much bigger audience. "He is absolutely, 100 percent positive he will win this fight ". There will, of course, be no titles on the line, but it is an opportunity for both to cash in financially. Mayweather's May 2015 match with Manny Pacquiao obliterated pay-per-view records with 4...

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  • Pakistan restrict England to 211
Pakistan restrict England to 211

Morgan's men reached 128 for two but faltered alarmingly to be bowled out for 211 as Hasan Ali (three for 35) exemplified an outstanding performance from the visitors' attack on a dry surface which suited them ideally. Openers Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) then helped knock off the inadequate total with nearly 13 overs and eight wickets to s...

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  • Tyronn Lue on Cavaliers vs Warriors:
Tyronn Lue on Cavaliers vs Warriors: "I don't see a big gap"

It may have been a tough loss for the Cleveland Cavaliers , who fell short 129-120 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals to the newly crowned NBA champions the Golden State Warriors on Monday night (June 12) in Oakland's Oracle Arena, but the Cavs' LeBron James received a special shout-out from his No.

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  • Faf backs AB as Proteas skipper
Faf backs AB as Proteas skipper

Obviously today is a really bad day for us. We like that pitch. It was a needless mistake indicative of South Africa's malaise and Faf du Plessis was next to perish, for 36, after failing to read Pandya's slower ball. The two complemented each other superbly in the first 10 overs, neither offering much to South Africa's openers and each cont...

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  • Warriors deliver knockout punch to Cavs, win NBA championship
Warriors deliver knockout punch to Cavs, win NBA championship

But the statistic most will point to after Cleveland's loss to Golden State is James' 3-5 record record in the Finals. The decision would be in direct contrast with the team's 2015 win, after which they proudly posed alongside then-President Obama.

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  • USMNT Earns Hard-Fought Draw Against Mexico At Estadio Azteca
USMNT Earns Hard-Fought Draw Against Mexico At Estadio Azteca

Carlos Vela tied the match up at 1-1 some 17 minutes later. The point is only the fourth positive result the US has earned all time at the Estadio Azteca . The creativity wasn't quite there from Juan Carlos Osario's side, and it has been a quiet problem throughout recent matches despite the positive results.

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  • Mayweather will return to fight McGregor
Mayweather will return to fight McGregor

Mayweather and McGregor have traded innumerable shots online and through the media while this fight evolved from a preposterous barroom fantasy discussion into a real thing. It finally came together over the last few days, and Nevada boxing officials on Wednesday approved the date for a Mayweather Promotions bout. Mayweather last fought in Sept...

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  • Alun Wyn Jones handed Lions captaincy for Crusaders test
Alun Wyn Jones handed Lions captaincy for Crusaders test

British and Irish Lions great Simon Shaw was furious with referee Pascal Gauzere's decision to award Sonny Bill Williams' try for the Blues in their shock 22-16 victory over the touring side. The Lions' tour becomes immeasurably more hard from Saturday when they face the Christchurch-based Crusaders who are unbeaten in 14 matches. Rieko Ioan...

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