• Blackwell bestows her playing jersey to Kaur after India's impressive win
Blackwell bestows her playing jersey to Kaur after India's impressive win

TeamIndia was starving at 101-3 when Harmanpreet Kaur came to strike and her back-to-back deliveries bagged an another 171 runs in 115 balls (20X4, 7X6) adding an unbelievable amount of runs to the team circling at 281-4 altogether. "Keep her quiet and England should be in business", Hussain wrote in his column for the Daily Mail. Harmanpreet...

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  • England Women's Cricket Team prepare for Final
England Women's Cricket Team prepare for Final

After four consecutive wins, they suffered two reverses against South Africa and Australia. England take on dark horses India at the Home of Cricket where a sell-out crowd of more than 26,500 are expected. "But you might say India have some momentum, too, having just beaten the current holders of the competition". "The good thing about us have be...

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  • It's my Tour to lose, says Froome
It's my Tour to lose, says Froome

He gets the golden opportunity of getting to go last, which means he will know what he needs to beat to clinch yet another crown. Australian Michael Matthews is all but mathematically the green sprinters' points jersey victor - he needs either a single point on Friday or for Andre Greipel to fail to take maximum points in order to win.

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  • New club Jamshedpur FC to get first pick at ISL player draft
New club Jamshedpur FC to get first pick at ISL player draft

The first three years have been fantastic. Since Jamshedpur join the league with a blank slate, they will get the first pick in the first and second rounds of the draft, while Delhi Dynamos - who didn't retain any player - will get the second pick in the first round of the draft.

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  • Russian Federation denies 'secret' Trump-Putin meeting at G20
Russian Federation denies 'secret' Trump-Putin meeting at G20

With no other witness or note-taker of the sort normally present on the American side, there's no guarantee that Trump or Putin's words were translated correctly - or that Trump didn't give away more classified information , as he did when top Russian officials came to the White House in May.

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  • Suns could be part of 3-team trade involving Kyrie Irving
Suns could be part of 3-team trade involving Kyrie Irving

National Basketball Association reporter David Aldridge revealed that Irving made a trade request last month in hopes of landing in Chicago and playing alongside Jimmy Butler . Kyrie Irving is requesting a trade out of Cleveland to find a bigger role, ESPN reports . Irving, 25, is owed $18.9 million next season and $20.1 million in 2018-19.

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  • Koby Altman to be Cleveland Cavaliers' new GM
Koby Altman to be Cleveland Cavaliers' new GM

Altman, who has been acting in the role of GM since the departure of David Griffin earlier this off-season, has been working within the Cavs' front office since 2012. Cleveland may also add Derrick Rose for the league minimum, especially now that the Cavs may have an opening at point guard with Irving's demand to be traded.

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  • Lakers Interested In Derrick Rose
Lakers Interested In Derrick Rose

While those talks continue, Rose also met with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, sources told ESPN's Chris Haynes and Ramona Shelburne . The Cavaliers pitched free agent Derrick Rose on winning now and going to the Finals for the first time in his career, which is something they can offer more so than any of the former MVP's other suit...

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  • Surging Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka out in front in British Open
Surging Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka out in front in British Open

And ultimately my career is going to be defined by how I do in these tournaments". What makes Spieth particularly risky entering the weekend - other than the fact that he already has won two majors in his career - is the fact he has a two-shot lead despite getting the worse end of the draw, weather-wise, in both days.

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  • Leader Spieth's eagle helps him beat tough conditions at Open
Leader Spieth's eagle helps him beat tough conditions at Open

Koepka, with no competition and barely any practice since capturing his first major a month ago, ran off three straight birdies and holed a tough shot from a pot bunker for eagle on the par-5 17th hole. "JP, he reminded me who I was, basically". "If I was a betting company and I saw my form over the past few weeks, you would say, yeah, that [20/1...

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  • Jordan Spieth's Caddie Has Hilarious Struggles With Umbrella At British Open
Jordan Spieth's Caddie Has Hilarious Struggles With Umbrella At British Open

The pair thought they had done enough with rounds of 65 but Kuchar joined them after a blistering front nine. Koepka relied on holing out from a greenside bunker at the 17th for an eagle to reach the -5 mark. "The Masters, I got off to a really poor start the first day and played pretty well after that". "I'm kind of prepared for the worst, havin...

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  • Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open
Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open

However, no pre-tournament favorite has won the British Open - or the Open championship as Britons call it - since 2001. Even those odds - unusually long for McIlroy - looked way too short when the world No. "That was one of my top five rounds at a Major", the 23-year-old said. A victory for either man this week would end the recent run of ...

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  • Matt Kuchar claims share of British Open lead
Matt Kuchar claims share of British Open lead

Schwartzel was the clear victor of his threeball with McIlroy and world No 1 Dustin Johnson, the South African scrambling hard to get to the turn in level par before birdies at 10, 13, 17 and 18 hoisted him into contention. The rain is forecasted to stop for a while in the afternoon but before we view that as a possible window of opportunity for Sp...

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  • McIlroy makes abysmal start at The Open
McIlroy makes abysmal start at The Open

McIlory, 28, stands at one under for the championship. At 3 over, he probably has no shot to win this thing, but it's going to be fun to watch him try and overpower this course on Saturday and Sunday to claw his way back in this tournament.

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  • Kuchar leads in clubhouse as challengers face elements
Kuchar leads in clubhouse as challengers face elements

Kuchar moved to five under at the turn and looked poised to open up a healthy lead as conditions improved in the afternoon but he parred each hole on the back nine to stay level with his compatriots. The courses in the R&A's rotation are created to use the wind and rain as natural defense mechanisms, and Great Britain's soggy climate usually obli...

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  • Rory McIlroy Trails Clubhouse Leader Kuchar By Three Shots
Rory McIlroy Trails Clubhouse Leader Kuchar By Three Shots

Rory McIlroy is relishing the prospect of doing battle for a second Open title as Jordan Spieth looked to join him in pursuit of a career grand slam. When Kuchar went out it was windy, but at least it stayed dry, and the giant Florida-born player could very well have done better but for two bogeys in the last three holes.

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  • Derrick Rose meeting with the Lakers on Thursday
Derrick Rose meeting with the Lakers on Thursday

Rose is still a capable player, but with the scoring ability of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope , Brandon Ingram , Brook Lopez , Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle , his skillset is not what L.A. Talks haven't materialized into a deal, though. "I want to go to Houston". Meanwhile, Rose would get a chance at his first ring, a symbol that his career wasn...

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  • Pep talk from caddie inspires McIlroy at British Open
Pep talk from caddie inspires McIlroy at British Open

A few hours later, Frittelli will tee off at 7:26 a.m. followed by Spieth at 8:48 a.m. Koepka , fresh from a month off after winning his first major at the recent US Open , was one-under at the turn before a rollercoaster ride on the way home.

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  • Marcus Morris had a priceless reaction to Kyrie Irving's trade request
Marcus Morris had a priceless reaction to Kyrie Irving's trade request

Windhorst reports that James was informed of Irving's request and was blindsided and disappointed, according to sources . ESPN reported that Irving has indicated he wants to be the focal point of a team's offense and doesn't want to play alongside James, sources told.

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  • Karamjyoti Dalal wins bronze at World Para Athletics Championships
Karamjyoti Dalal wins bronze at World Para Athletics Championships

Sundar Singh Gurjar had opened India's account on the medal tally by clinching Gold at the men's Javelin throw. Dalal also achieved the personal best of the season. However, the Indian player performed brilliantly in the Fazaa International IPC International Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai earlier in March and won a gold medal in the same catego...

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  • An All-American start to the British Open
An All-American start to the British Open

Of the first 61 players, 34 broke par, including the 62 by Brendan Steele that set a record for major championship play. Everyone is on their own when the British Open begins Thursday, and Spieth is looking sharp enough to be listed as a co-favorite with Dustin Johnson, the No.

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  • British Open Day 2 glance
British Open Day 2 glance

After a two-putt birdie on the par-5 17th, McIlroy holed a 30-footer for birdie on the final hole, one that was punctuated by an enthusiastic fist pump. "Again, I'm really happy with what I've done this afternoon after the start". I hit it at the right bunker trying to hold it and not let it ride the wind and possibly run into the left bunker.

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  • Red Sox to move Doug Fister to bullpen
Red Sox to move Doug Fister to bullpen

While he may have started the season as number one, the emergence of Aaron Judge and the continued dominance of Bryce Harper are tough to argue. Only three other pitchers in major league history have record 200 strikeouts in 20 or fewer starts: Nolan Ryan (1977), Randy Johnson (three times), and Martinez (1999).

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  • Cavs' Irving interested in trade to Spurs
Cavs' Irving interested in trade to Spurs

An absolutely wild National Basketball Association preseason continues to offer up more drama as Kyrie Irving as seemingly informed Cleveland Cavaliers that he no longer wants to play for them. The report became all the more intriguing when Chris Haynes of ESPN revealed that Irving is interested in being traded to the Knicks . ...

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  • Norway's Boasson Hagen wins Tour de France 19th stage
Norway's Boasson Hagen wins Tour de France 19th stage

Chris Froome will take his narrow Tour de France lead into the Alps on Wednesday after defending it through fierce crosswinds on the road to Romans-sur-Isere. After a harrowing half-hour in the saddle, the embattled Bardet dropped to third place in the general classification but retained his place on the podium by just one slender second on Fr...

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  • Day open to Birkdale's tough conditions
Day open to Birkdale's tough conditions

Tournament organisers, the Royal and Ancient golf club (R&A), had honoured O'Meara by making him first to tee off in the opening round, but he drove his first shot out of bounds and had to battle to make a quadruple bogey eight. It wasn't an experience he particularly enjoyed. And for all the complaining that accompanies being on the wrong side...

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  • Rory McIlroy thrilled to be in with Open shout after stunning round
Rory McIlroy thrilled to be in with Open shout after stunning round

Matt Kuchar reckons he had forgotten how good a test of the game Birkdale provides, and though he got a completely different set of questions in his second round on Friday to those he dealt with well in compiling the five-under total which earned him a share of the overnight lead on day one, he dealt with them well enough to book himself a place in...

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  • Matt Kuchar's 29 on front nine of British Open matches 1991 mark
Matt Kuchar's 29 on front nine of British Open matches 1991 mark

In fact, he would play his next 24 frames in 7 under before returning to earth with a pair of bogeys on Friday. After those six holes, Fitzgerald gave McIlroy an x-rated pep talk. "It couldn't have been better timing and I could play the last eight holes nearly as a new round". McIlroy was eight strokes better on Friday through his first six hole...

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  • Barca Star Offered To Arsenal
Barca Star Offered To Arsenal

The same report noted how the Blaugrana would be prepared to offload the 24-year-old Brazilian for more than €30 million. "I am a Barcelona player and the most important thing now is to recover from my knee injury and then you will see what happens".

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  • Kuchar content to watch Open rivals toil
Kuchar content to watch Open rivals toil

Amateur champion. The field scoring average for Round 2 was north of four over, highlighted (lowlighted?) by a pair of 81s and 82s. You just fly it pin-high and hope it stops. But Poulter gained an unexpected reprieve as the result of a discrepancy in the points structure for players competing with a medical exemption, and he's been taking full a...

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  • Kyrie Irving recently requested trade from Cavaliers
Kyrie Irving recently requested trade from Cavaliers

It might not be the full Boston stockpile post Garnett/Pierce trade , but it puts the Cavaliers on that road (then it would come down to drafting well and developing players). Irving's agent, Jeff Wechsler, would not confirm Irving's trade request to Wojnarowski. Rose, 28, is a point guard and three-time All-Star who won the MVP with the Bu...

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  • Kyrie Irving wants out of Cleveland, asks for trade
Kyrie Irving wants out of Cleveland, asks for trade

Back in June, Irving talked about staying with LeBron and finding ways to beat the Warriors, a month later he wants out. Cleveland has yet to name Griffin's replacement, and franchise centerpiece James has reportedly expressed concern about the team's direction.

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  • The people of MA absolutely hate Eli Manning
The people of MA absolutely hate Eli Manning

They hate New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning in spades. Oklahoma is not here for the latest gossip. Now, while we can think of plenty of things that many St. Tennessee takes a hard pass on foraged food. Meanwhile, Montana hates going to the gym, and people in Minnesota hate drinking alone - hey, a dating app can help with that.

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  • Tour de France Stage 19: Boasson Hagen finally gets elusive victory
Tour de France Stage 19: Boasson Hagen finally gets elusive victory

All that stands between him and victory now is tomorrow's time-trial, where he is expected to compound his advantage. Froome kept his lead despite crossing the line in Salon-de-Provence over 12 minutes behind Boasson Hagen , who finished the longest stage in five hours, six minutes and nine seconds.

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  • Grace sets golf major championship record
Grace sets golf major championship record

Grace said it was just a special day at Royal Birkdale, where the winds were calm and the scoring conditions flawless. Branden Grace carded the first 62 in major history at The Open on Saturday. Grace's record round moved him near the top of the leaderboard, just two shots behind Jordan Spieth. Thirty-one players have shot rounds of 63 in maj...

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