• Virat Kohli turns off social media ahead of clash with Pakistan
Virat Kohli turns off social media ahead of clash with Pakistan

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur: "They've [his team] been outstanding, the way they've prepared, the way they dragged themselves off the canvas after the beating at Edgbaston [against India], was awesome". However, Pakistan has tasted success against India at the Champions Trophy winning two of the four games against them. And yet a fortnight...

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  • IND vs PAK 2017: London to host final countdown of Champions Trophy
IND vs PAK 2017: London to host final countdown of Champions Trophy

This fixture is where cricket is at. These things though will not count for much in an India versus Pakistan match. Pakistan have yet to play a match at the Oval this tournament but in bowling coach Azhar Mahmood , who spent several seasons at his "second home" playing for Surrey, they have someone familiar with all the vagaries of...

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  • Paul Casey survives up-and-down round to take clubhouse lead at US Open
Paul Casey survives up-and-down round to take clubhouse lead at US Open

McIlroy worked with his coach Michael Bannon on making a smoother transition from the top of his backswing and although he was three over par after 12 holes, birdies on the fourth, fifth, seventh and ninth ended the week on a high. Rickie Fowler has some company on top of the U.S. Open leaderboard. Another possible factor could be the course...

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  • Louis Oosthuizen makes a little noise at US Open
Louis Oosthuizen makes a little noise at US Open

Following a mini-meltdown on his front nine, where he dropped five shots in four holes, including an 8 on the par-five 14th, the Englishman bounced back with five birdies in a row. He landed the ball perfectly on the fringe of the green and it rolled just past the hole for a makeable eagle putt. Late starters Paul Dunne and Graeme McDowell both f...

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  • US Open at Erin Hills
US Open at Erin Hills

Jason Day followed up a 79 in the first round with a 75 in round two, Rory McIlroy was always up against it after a 78 on Thursday and although he shot one under on Friday he was well short of the cut. The victory came one week after he claimed the Tournament of Champions, a 32-man event for Tour winners only on the Hawaiian island of Maui. They...

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  • Penguins win Stanley Cup: 5 reasons Pittsburgh will three-peat
Penguins win Stanley Cup: 5 reasons Pittsburgh will three-peat

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ann Arbor native Ian Cole won their second straight Stanley Cup title Sunday night, defeating the Nashville Predators 2-0 at Bridgestone Arena to take the series 4-2. At least five catfish hit the ice before the face-off. Murray also stopped Sissons on a breakaway midway through the second and also gloved a shot from...

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  • Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks
Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the Sixers might send the Celtics the No. 3 pick this year as a well as two future first-round picks to acquire the top pick this year. It appears that Markelle Fultz might not be a lock to be drafted by the Boston Celtics . Fultz, donning a Philadelphia cap as he arrived at the team's practice ...

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  • Green keeps rivalry going during Warriors celebration
Green keeps rivalry going during Warriors celebration

The Warriors footed the entire $4 million bill for the championship parade . The Golden State Warriors say no decision has been made regarding a potential White House visit to celebrate their National Basketball Association title. Green told NBC Bay Area the shirt reflected the Warriors quick win over the Cavaliers. The team also said th...

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  • NBA champ Warriors give Oakland something to celebrate
NBA champ Warriors give Oakland something to celebrate

Even though LeBron James averaged a triple double, which has never been done in the history of the NBA Finals, the brilliance of James was not enough to get past the problems the Warriors provided for the Cleveland Cavaliers . Come on. It's to the point now where someone will argue that the All-Star teams aren't super teams because Jimmy Butl...

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  • India vs Pakistan final, ICC Champions Trophy 2017
India vs Pakistan final, ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Pakistan were the lowest-ranked side going into the tournament and produced a shambolic performance in their heavy opening defeat by India . It's a dream final for both fans and cricketers alike. The result maintained India's dominance over their rival at major competitions. It is surprising that two matches of different sports will be taki...

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  • Warriors' Draymond Green mocks Cavs with T-shirt
Warriors' Draymond Green mocks Cavs with T-shirt

But I just feel like that it's great that on the day you're celebrating your championship, my likeness and my name is in your head. While at Thursday's rally, Green took a shot at James again, referencing James saying that he didn't believe he has "played for a superteam".

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  • Garbine Muguruza out of the French Open to Kristina Mladenovic
Garbine Muguruza out of the French Open to Kristina Mladenovic

Bacsinszky, however, will be a tough nut to crack. Though Putintseva does not have Muguruza's raw power, she is still fairly powerful despite her stature, and will also look to be aggressive. Add it up, and it means that there will be a first-time major title victor at the end of the tournament. But the Spaniard has been repeatedly answering ...

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  • Auckland give British Lions a case of the Blues
Auckland give British Lions a case of the Blues

Rory Best of the British & Irish Lions following the match between Auckland Blues and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park in Auckland , New Zealand. "I don't think there's any comparison between Super Rugby and Test rugby". "He got them over the gain line. There are plenty of good players in this squad and to see how they go abo...

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  • Lack of wind delays America's Cup Challenger semi-finals
Lack of wind delays America's Cup Challenger semi-finals

The new breed of America's Cup craft lift out of the water on hydrofoils, so far "flying" at speeds of more than 40 knots. "Team NZ have beaten BAR twice already this week, including the walkover on Friday (NZT), when the Kiwis nearly lapped their rivals, who withdrew with two legs remaining".

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  • Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills
Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

Casey , 39, began one shot off the lead at Erin Hills and went on to card six birdies, - including five in a row - two bogeys and a triple-bogey calamity eight. Major champions Bubba Watson , Jimmy Walker , Charl Schwartzel and Jason Dufner also missed . He opened Thursday with a 9-over 81. That's something Day, the No.

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  • Eoin Morgan praises 'outstanding' England bowlers after New Zealand win
Eoin Morgan praises 'outstanding' England bowlers after New Zealand win

Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia .

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  • Gareth Bale insists he is not expecting to leave Real Madrid
Gareth Bale insists he is not expecting to leave Real Madrid

Having lost yet another Champions League final in the colours of Juventus , goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon says he will try again next season to lift the one club trophy that has so far eluded him. " Real Madrid have a feeling with finals; they are used to winning them", goalkeeper Gigi Buffon stated prior to the match. "We played ve...

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  • Unchanged India line-up for Champions Trophy final, hints Kohli
Unchanged India line-up for Champions Trophy final, hints Kohli

If the past record is anything to go by, India have always been the firm favourites against Pakistan in major global tournaments of the International Cricket Council (ICC). "They're genuinely excited", he said at The Oval before their last practice. But skipper Virat Kohli feels that the Group Stage game will not have any relevance in wha...

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  • CT 2017: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint
CT 2017: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint

It was an outcome which confounded nearly all predictions after England had breezed through the group stages - while Pakistan began their campaign with a landslide defeat against India and sneaked into the last four only when they beat Sri Lanka by three wickets at this same venue two days ago.

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  • Russia get off to winning start in Confederations Cup
Russia get off to winning start in Confederations Cup

Have you read Trendiee Today? Hosts Russia kick off the Confederations Cup against New Zealand in Saint Petersburg on Saturday, targeting victory in their opening match to set the tone for a successful tournament. Host Russia were clearly the better side as they missed a handful of chances, but the three points was all that matters. ...

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  • Green means go: Garcia looks for another major at US Open
Green means go: Garcia looks for another major at US Open

If you don't keep it in play, a water hazard could be a stroke penalty. "If you are in contention and things go your way, it's a handsome way of being rewarded professionally". "You have to take a long-term approach to Majors", said the 36-year-old. "While wins are important, consistency is the most important thing". Justin Rose has a laugh o...

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  • Russian Federation obey Putin's orders with opening-day win
Russian Federation obey Putin's orders with opening-day win

Smolov's goal was rightly ruled offside before Russian Federation took the lead on 31 minutes. "We could have been more aggressive". Portugal and Mexico, who meet on Monday (AEST), are the other two teams in Group A. New Zealand had their first major chance in the 78th minute. Russian Federation came so close again when Dmitry Poloz chested ...

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  • Vince Young's CFL comeback comes to abrupt end as he's cut
Vince Young's CFL comeback comes to abrupt end as he's cut

He was due to be out four-to-six weeks. Young didn't play in either of Saskatchewan's two exhibition games. The Roughriders have yet to announce their cuts officially, however, Twitter has provided some insight on Young and several other players.

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  • India favoured to beat Pakistan in final
India favoured to beat Pakistan in final

Suddenly, the batting looks formidable as seen during the semi-final game against England but the real turnaround came from Hasan Ali, who has snared three wickets in every game after going for 70 for one against India in nine overs. "The more relaxed you stay in these kind of situations, it's a good thing because it helps you take better decis...

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  • It's not just cricket
It's not just cricket

But Pakistan , the lowest-ranked side in a tournament featuring the world's leading eight one-day worldwide nations, bounced back to beat top-seeded South Africa and then held their nerve in a tense virtual quarter-final with Sri Lanka in Cardiff on Monday.

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  • Ramirez 2 HRs, Indians beat Twins 9-3 in doubleheader opener
Ramirez 2 HRs, Indians beat Twins 9-3 in doubleheader opener

Saturday's nightcap is a makeup of rainout on April 9. Zach McAllister (1-0) pitched two hitless innings, striking out three. The Indians have scored 20 runs in their last two games and four or more runs in five straight games. Minnesota optioned RHP Ryan Pressly to Triple-A and called up Saturday's Game 1 starter LHP Adam Wilk. Earlier in the ...

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  • Russian Federation defeat New Zealand 2-0 in Confed Cup opener
Russian Federation defeat New Zealand 2-0 in Confed Cup opener

With an average ball position of over 60 per cent in the first half and numerous attempts on the net of New Zealand , both teams retreated for the break with 1-0 flashing on the scoreboard. The European champion opens its Group A program on Sunday against Mexico in Kazan. And Fedor Smolov sealed victory with 21 minutes remaining, finishing s...

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  • Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout
Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout

Ward's resolve stayed strong after being dropped, as he went on to outpoint Kovalev in almost every round afterward to keep his WBO, IBF and WBA belts. Don't get too high or too low, because that's where the peace is. That first controversial fight failed to result in any real pure conclusion as to who truly is the number one light-heavyweigh...

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  • No pressure on us ahead of ICC CT final: Virat Kohli
No pressure on us ahead of ICC CT final: Virat Kohli

According to Rolland Landers, CEO of AIGF, it had been estimated that roughly a total of Rs 2 lakh crore was wagered on all matches that India play throughout the year. "The India game. was an aberration", he said. The Indian opener is the man when it comes to the Champions Trophy . "A victory tomorrow will be nice way to show that we defini...

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  • Top 3 on the wrong side of history at 117th US Open
Top 3 on the wrong side of history at 117th US Open

Masters champion Sergio Garcia returned a tidy one-under 71 to leave the Spaniard four back and in contention for a second straight major. Rickie Fowler looked to move clear at the top of the US Open leaderboard on Friday as rivals Rory McIlroy and Jason Day headed for the exit.

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  • Man Utd Reportedly Agree Personal Terms With Zlatan Ibrahimovic Replacement
Man Utd Reportedly Agree Personal Terms With Zlatan Ibrahimovic Replacement

United would like Morata for £62 million while Real wants £79 million, which would make the player the fourth most-expensive transfer of all time. Alvaro is a player who wants to play a more important role. Also, United are discovering some of their old swagger under Jose Mourinho and the Spaniard will be absolutely crucial in driving United fo...

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  • Bay Area celebrates Warriors' title
Bay Area celebrates Warriors' title

Golden State Warriors' Head Coach Steve Kerr talks to his team during a timeout in the first quarter. Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green lands on Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson in the second quarter of the 2017 NBA Finals in Oakland.

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  • Murray wins in straight sets
Murray wins in straight sets

Murray led 6-3 in their previous nine meetings against Juan Martin Del Potro , who lost to him in the final at the Rio Olympic Games a year ago. Tennis star Andy Murray beat Juan Martin Del Potro in the French Open Saturday , bringing an 84-minute set to a close and sending the Scottish athlete to the fourth round of the French Open , whic...

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  • Graffiti painting of Cristiano Ronaldo appears near Team Portugal's hotel in Russian Federation
Graffiti painting of Cristiano Ronaldo appears near Team Portugal's hotel in Russian Federation

A good performance at the Confederations Cup will virtually secure him a fifth world player of the year award, equaling Lionel Messi . But for the next two weeks the main thing on the mind of the reigning Ballon d'Or holder is winning more silverware in the eight-nation World Cup warm-up event.

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  • India vs Pakistan, Champions Trophy final: Why Virat Kohli didn't play hockey
India vs Pakistan, Champions Trophy final: Why Virat Kohli didn't play hockey

In 1985, the then reigning champions India had beaten Pakistan by 8 wickets in the final of the world championship played in Australia after performing consistently throughout the tournament. "But someone asked me before the tournament who would be in the final and I said Pakistan ". India have been dominant against Pakistan in ICC eve...

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