• Champions Trophy: Pakistan to make two changes in team against South Africa
Champions Trophy: Pakistan to make two changes in team against South Africa

Today is another chance for the young captain Sarfraz Ahmed's team to come back from behind and revive hopes of billions of fans by beating South Africa , who have already won their first game against Sri Lanka. De Villiers, struggling with a hamstring problem, added: "The hamstring is okay, felt a little tweak, but we'll check it out tomorrow (...

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  • International Olympic Committee adds swimming events for 2020 Olympics, including mixed-gender relay
International Olympic Committee adds swimming events for 2020 Olympics, including mixed-gender relay

The IOC said the process of changing the Summer Games programme began after Rio, when sports federations were able to review data on the appeal of their sports and specific events, before requesting changes for Tokyo. So canoeing is proposing to drop the C2 slalom and two sprint events to find room for three female races, rowing is scrapping the li...

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  • Durant enjoying joyride in first season with Warriors
Durant enjoying joyride in first season with Warriors

If that's your idea of history, they'd have run the table. He could have let that one pass, but he gets it right most nights. "Yeah, I remember that well". "But is it fair?" Multiple league sources I've spoken to think the Lakers or Clippers are viable destinations for King James. And I would see Kyle Korver in the corner, one of the greatest...

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  • Cristiano sings ´Ronaldo, Ballon d´Or´ as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph
Cristiano sings ´Ronaldo, Ballon d´Or´ as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph

Ronaldo's sympathy for the critics, after Juventus blown 4-1 in the final of the Champions League , 'What will my critics say now? " Marcelo was absolutely drunk ", the former Brazil defender revealed. The 32-year-old told Real Madrid TV: "It was a promise". "That is why he is already the best coach in the world", said the president. ...

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  • Crosby dominant in Penguins' Game 5 win over Predators
Crosby dominant in Penguins' Game 5 win over Predators

So, the fact that Crosby once again showed up and played arguably his best game of the playoffs on Thursday wasn't necessarily the story in a 6-0 Game 5. Kessel set up Malkin for a goal that came with the teams playing four aside, with Crosby in the penalty box after mugging his nemesis in the series, Subban.

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  • Liverpool end interest in Virgil van Dijk, apologise to Southampton
Liverpool end interest in Virgil van Dijk, apologise to Southampton

They are determined to hold on to the 25-year-old defender and chairman Ralph Krueger stated last month they would be prepared to reject bids of up to £60million to keep the player. Yesterday, the Reds published an official apology on their website and confirmed that they have ended interest in hiring the services of Van Dijk this summer.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo's top 5 Champions League goals
Cristiano Ronaldo's top 5 Champions League goals

On June 3, Real Madrid won the Champions League for the 12th time. As well as winning back-to-back Champions Leagues , Madrid also beat Barcelona to La Liga two weeks ago to complete a first league and European Cup double for 59 years.

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  • Golden State looks to finish off sweep of Cavaliers
Golden State looks to finish off sweep of Cavaliers

Warrior fans were suddenly anxious as they tried to block out memories of last season where they had lost Game 3 after winning the first two comfortably. Even if one player has less than an excellent game or loses just the least bit of concentration, there are others more than capable of picking up the slack, which has to make them favourites to m...

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  • Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence
Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence

At the top of the order, Amla played a disciplined inning which failed to ignite the South African team as they could muster just 299-6 after being sent in to bat. After opting to field, Sri Lanka came out with a definite and effective plan of bowling straight, and not giving any room to Quinton de Kock and Amla to free their arms.

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  • Uncapped Hunt, Hanigan to start for Wallabies
Uncapped Hunt, Hanigan to start for Wallabies

Moore remains the squad captain but his starting hooking position has been taken by Tatafu Polota-Nau, while Waratahs skipper Michael Hooper will lead the Australian side on the field against Fiji on Saturday afternoon. Cheika has yet to confirm his bench for the clash. The Wallabies will host the Flying Fijians at 5pm tomorrow. Speight, Higg...

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  • Penguins host Predators in pivotal Game 5
Penguins host Predators in pivotal Game 5

We didn't get an explanation, but Milbury said he enjoyed watching the play. When you talk about the best player in the world, you think of nights like this one. He has performances like Game 5 where his talent is unbeatable, and his willingness to push the line frustrates. During the intermission after the first period, NBC analyst Mike Milbur...

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  • STANLEY CUP FINAL: Pens regroup after Preds fight back
STANLEY CUP FINAL: Pens regroup after Preds fight back

With the Nashville Predators facing off against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Nashville's first-ever Stanley Cup Final , hockey fever has swept through the city, including its concert halls. Have you heard how great the atmosphere is in Nashville for Predators games? When Hainsey, who waited 907 regular-season games before reaching the play...

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  • Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori to set up semis clash with Wawrinka
Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori to set up semis clash with Wawrinka

He can also be extremely resilient as he showed in almost beating Murray from two sets down in Davis Cup last March and especially in his quarter-final victory over the Scot at the US Open nine months ago. Kei Nishikori admitted he couldn't remember last year's US Open upset of Andy Murray after booking a quarter-final rematch with the world...

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  • Draymond Green: You could tell LeBron James 'was exhausted'
Draymond Green: You could tell LeBron James 'was exhausted'

Not the one as National Basketball Association champions. It's impossible to tell how the Warriors will react to the opportunity that Friday presents, just as it's impossible to guess how the Cavaliers will react after having their season gutted in the final three minutes of a 118-113 loss in Game 3.

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  • Minus: Penguins 6, Predators 0, Game 5, Stanley Cup Final
Minus: Penguins 6, Predators 0, Game 5, Stanley Cup Final

The two got offsetting holding penalties, but the Penguins got the best of the 4-on-4 play when Phil Kessel found Evgeni Malkin , who sent a wrist shot into the upper right corner of the net with 11 seconds left. That's an indication of his leadership and his will to win. "But I think as a team we have to feel confident playing at home, having ...

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  • NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 14 percent from previous year
NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 14 percent from previous year

James owns a home there and wants to be a player in Hollywood once he retires. They can get their shots off against anybody. Durant is averaging 34 points in this series and scored 14 points in the fourth quarter of Game 3-a 118-113 win for the Warriors in which they trailed by six with three minutes left.

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  • Slams Report He's Off Floyd Deal
Slams Report He's Off Floyd Deal

According to a report in the Los Angeles Times , there are serious ongoing negotiations to finalize the fall cross-sport boxing match between former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr . Times. Another big star calling "fake news" on a major newspaper - with Dana White saying reports he's not involved in the Mayweather vs. McGreg...

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  • Djokovic Crashes Out Of French Open
Djokovic Crashes Out Of French Open

It also piled the pressure back onto the 12-time Grand Slam victor to prove that he is still a contender at the majors following a second-round exit at the Australian Open in January. That set was the first lost by Wawrinka all tournament, but he moved on quickly enough. · Murray is aiming to win his 40th match at Roland Garros and become the...

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  • LeBron James Might Consider Leaving Cleveland For Los Angeles In 2018
LeBron James Might Consider Leaving Cleveland For Los Angeles In 2018

Golden State finished the first quarter with a Finals record nine three-pointers and led by six at halftime. The Warriors, already on the longest playoff win streak in NBA history, set the North American sports playoff win streak mark with their 15th consecutive triumph, moving past the National Hockey League (NHL) Pittsburgh Penguins' 14-game...

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  • England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues
England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

India , Pakistan , South Africa and Sri Lanka are in Group B. They also took England to a decider in the hotly contested one-day series in Bangladesh previous year. Mitchell Starc will make his return to action at Edgbaston in Australia's second Champions Trophy warm-up match , against Pakistan . However, Pakistan is high in confiden...

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