• India wins toss, will bowl 1st against Bangladesh
India wins toss, will bowl 1st against Bangladesh

Bangladesh's lowest total has been 58 and India's lowest total has been 105 against Bangladesh . When asked to select three memorable matches in his ODI career, Yuvraj rated the 2011 World Cup quarter-final against Australia (57 and 2/44) as his best, followed by 84 runs he made in his very second ODI against Australia in Nairobi in 2...

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

Hosts England have been knocked out of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after losing the semi-final tie against Pakistan in Cardiff . Pakistan will now face the victor of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh in the final which is scheduled to be held at The Oval on Sunday.

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  • Yuvraj is an outstanding achiever in Indian cricket: Kohli
Yuvraj is an outstanding achiever in Indian cricket: Kohli

It qualified as the eighth of the eight teams for the tournament and was slated to return home after the first round. After playing the semi-final Yuvraj Singh will join 300 ODI match landmark along with Sachin Tendulkar (463 ODI), followed by Rahul Dravid (340), Mohammad Azharuddin (334) and Sourav Ganguly (308).

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  • Warburton returns to captain Lions
Warburton returns to captain Lions

Martin Bayfield, Will Carling and Scott Hastings were all injured and the Test series ended in frustrating defeat. "They're going to score points or certainly going to put a lot of pressure on to score points so we need to be able to reciprocate".

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  • Rafael Nadal revels in the instant history of 'a flawless Roland Garros'
Rafael Nadal revels in the instant history of 'a flawless Roland Garros'

Nadal, who has now closed back to within three of Federer's all-time record with a 15th slam title, said in halting French: "It's truly awesome". As the 2017 edition at Roland Garros began, Nadal's drought without a Grand Slam title was stretching to three full years.

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  • Fans hammer Chamberlain after England performance
Fans hammer Chamberlain after England performance

The fact that France had Raphael Varane sent off in the first minute of the second half only emphasised the superiority of the hosts for whom Paul Pogba was outstanding. He added: "Our game without the ball has to improve". The reality is that England remain a second tier football nation who are far from being credible challengers for n...

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  • Conor McGregor '100% confident' he'll knock Floyd Mayweather out, says Dana White
Conor McGregor '100% confident' he'll knock Floyd Mayweather out, says Dana White

The pair will fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas . Mayweather posted to Instagram saying " It's official! ", while McGregor said " THE FIGHT IS ON ", on Twitter . McGregor , with a record of 21 wins and three losses, tweeted: "THE FIGHT IS ON". But the fight is said to be taking place in Las Vegas . "We'll do Embedded series le...

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  • India sends Bangladesh to bat first in ICC Champions Trophy semi
India sends Bangladesh to bat first in ICC Champions Trophy semi

Since the dismissal of Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman has come out and looked positive and has already hit few boundaries. Bangladesh have taken huge strides. Kohli had entered the tournament 22 points behind number-one ranked AB de Villiers of South Africa , who had been No.1 since 25 February this year, and 19 points behind Australia's David War...

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  • India Will Keep Team Unchanged for Champions Trophy Semifinals
India Will Keep Team Unchanged for Champions Trophy Semifinals

Thankfully for all fans, it doesn't look like the weather gods are likely to interfere with the India-Bangladesh semifinal encounter. Since the 2015 World Cup , Bangladesh has the better ODI record against top 8 sides than India . "We said don't worry about the India match ". The inclusion of Sabbir Rahman at number three did not pay div...

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  • LeBron James would like MJ and Magic as 3-on-3 teammates
LeBron James would like MJ and Magic as 3-on-3 teammates

A while later, James acknowledged seeing something else-a player in Durant and a team in the Golden State Warriors , who not only buzz-sawed through his Cleveland Cavaliers in five games, clinching their title with a 129-120 victory, but also may not be abdicating anytime soon.

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  • Orioles place Davis on disabled list
Orioles place Davis on disabled list

Holland escaped trouble in the sixth following a leadoff double by Trey Mancini . He allowed six first inning runs and admitted to "pitching stupid" as Baltimore gave up the most runs in a game since a 19-6 loss to Minnesota on July 16, 2012.

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  • West Ham forced to rearrange first home fixture
West Ham forced to rearrange first home fixture

It's been just one month since Chelsea were crowned Premier League Champions. It's a tough start for the newly-promoted sides, with Newcastle opening their campaign against Tottenham at St James' Park. Slaven Bilic's men face United on Saturday, August 12 (3pm), however, the Hammers clash with Southampton seven days later is to be resch...

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  • Attack comes next for Lions: Gatland
Attack comes next for Lions: Gatland

The Highlanders will give the Lions a unique welcome before kick-off in Dunedin tomorrow. Gatland's 41-man squad boasts such impressive depth that it would be folly to gamble on a man who has concerns over his ability to last the game.

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  • Wanda Durant, Kevin Durant's mother, opens up about sacrifice
Wanda Durant, Kevin Durant's mother, opens up about sacrifice

But controversial policies and outlandish statements by President Donald Trump have upset many USA professional athletes, including players from the predominantly African American NBA . But alas Game Four came and you didn't have to be clairvoyant to know that the 2016 champs and LeBron James in particular, would come out and represent their...

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  • LeBron James: 'I Don't Believe I've Played for a Superteam'
LeBron James: 'I Don't Believe I've Played for a Superteam'

James was also asked how he views the Warriors when he considers his future in the National Basketball Association. The 32-year-old James, with the mileage of 14 seasons on his legs, never slowed down in this series. "They assembled a great team", James said of the Warriors. He couldn't ask for a better teacher and leader to continue to ...

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  • Kohli wary of 'dangerous' Bangladesh
Kohli wary of 'dangerous' Bangladesh

He further said that his "never giving it up" attitude is his biggest attribute. We have had so many matches against each other since then, and we are certainly not going out to prove a point to anyone. Indian bowling has been a worry and it will be hard to stop the likes of Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah, all of whom are in the terri...

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  • Peter O'Mahony captains Lions against Maori All Blacks
Peter O'Mahony captains Lions against Maori All Blacks

So if he's not involved in the first test because of the performance on Saturday night, he will fully understand that". If that is the case, then the New Zealander will clearly be looking to dominate the hosts physically in midfield after naming Jonathan Davies and Ben Te'o in the centres.

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  • Padres finish 3-game sweep of Reds, 4-2
Padres finish 3-game sweep of Reds, 4-2

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Scott Feldman throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the San Diego Padres in San Diego, Tuesday , June 13, 2017. "This was a great step", Reds manager Bryan Price said. Amir Garrett needed a solid outing in the absolute worst way, too, as he'd allowed an ugly 11.17 ERA in his la...

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  • Panel reports 'culture of fear' in British cycling
Panel reports 'culture of fear' in British cycling

UK Sport, the nation's high performance sports agency, has today responded to the findings and recommendations of the Independent Review into the Climate and Culture of the World Class Programme in British Cycling with a comprehensive action plan to address the lessons learned from this watershed moment for the British high performance system.

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  • Floyd Mayweather to fight Conor McGregor August 26
Floyd Mayweather to fight Conor McGregor August 26

UFC President Dana White appeared on Sportscenter on ESPN to address the announcement of the fight . Given McGregor's non-existent boxing experience and Mayweather's reputation as one of the finest fighters in history, many observers are already predicting a mismatch.

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