• Pakistan accused of 'fixing' to reach final
Pakistan accused of 'fixing' to reach final

The former Pakistan captain asserted that the way the team made a comeback after the defeat in the opening match has given him hope that they will be able to overcome the poor record against India in ICC tournaments and win the title. "The boys now need to be level-headed and focus on playing good cricket", the former Pakistan captain added. ...

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  • Bacsinszky, Ostapenko in French Open semi-final birthday battle
Bacsinszky, Ostapenko in French Open semi-final birthday battle

Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko qualified for the semi-finals of the 2017 French Open on Tuesday, as poor weather once again ruined the organisation's plans for the day. A three-time champion at Roland Garros, Kuerten will be honored before Sunday's final when he will receive his Hall of Fame ring during a ceremony marking 20 years sin...

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  • Warriors issue statement on possible White House visit
Warriors issue statement on possible White House visit

Finals MVP Kevin Durant declined to say whether he would accept an invitation and teammate Andre Iguodala said he would follow Curry's lead. "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row, it's for these fans, for our organization, for these families".

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  • Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury
Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

We made everything a lot more simple. I would like to hope that I would continue to do that whilst I'm still enjoying it. "When things are not going well it is so easy to overthink everything, how you are hitting the ball, your strokes, the gameplay, everything".

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

We take it all the way to the top, whoever we're fighting. "But I'm not going to put my head out there on a platter". On the Ward-Kovalev undercard he defends his WBA super-bantamweight title against Mexico's unbeaten, WBA interim titlist Moises Flores.

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  • Champions Trophy: India captain Virat Kohli wary of resurgent Pakistan for final
Champions Trophy: India captain Virat Kohli wary of resurgent Pakistan for final

He was also a member of the team that won the 1992 Cricket World Cup. Talking about the team's plans for the final, Kohli said that the squad will try and continue to repeat the similar form of cricket they have been playing so far. He said: "There are no statements in this game, honestly". Someone has helped you win the game. "They have beat...

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  • Brewers Take Three of Four From Cardinals
Brewers Take Three of Four From Cardinals

There's room for both to start in the Brewers outfield right now, but once Ryan Braun returns from a calf injury a decision will have to be made. Brew Crew starter Zach Davies gave up all four runs on nine hits through five innings before three relievers put up zeros.

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  • LeBron Fires Back At Draymond After
LeBron Fires Back At Draymond After "Superteam" Comments

So if James does decide to force his way out of Cleveland, here is a look at each team's chances of landing James , from the worst chance to his most likely destination. "I don't believe I've played for a super team", James said. James addressed Green's mockery, in which he told the Cavs star via the Internet, "Them dubs finally made ...

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  • Reds unveiling statue of Rose on Saturday
Reds unveiling statue of Rose on Saturday

But Idelson said the Board of Directors upheld their standard, ratifying a rule written in 1991, which now reads, "anyone deemed permanently ineligible by Major League Baseball including Pete Rose , may not be considered for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame ".

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  • La Decima: Rafa Nadal's 10th French Open Title in Numbers
La Decima: Rafa Nadal's 10th French Open Title in Numbers

After falling at the final hurdle against Roger Federer at the Australian Open this year, the Spaniard returned to his throne with a 10th French Open title, making him the first player in the Open Era to win the same major on 10 separate occasions.

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  • Real Madrid makes history in back to back Champions League
Real Madrid makes history in back to back Champions League

One of Madrid's greatest players, Zidane was an assistant to Carlo Ancelotti when Madrid won the Champions League in 2014. He helped Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 last summer, but missed three months of this season after undergoing ankle surgery in November.

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  • Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup
Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

A total of 5,844 volunteers will support the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, with 1,733 in Saint Petersburg, 1,590 in Moscow , 1,261 in Sochi and 1,260 in Kazan . Host Russia, ranked 63rd in the world, opens Group A play on Saturday against New Zealand in St. Petersburg . Their previous World Cup records involve group stage finishes a...

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  • West Ham prepare £10m for Chris Smalling
West Ham prepare £10m for Chris Smalling

The Newcastle Chronicle has claimed that the Magpies have entered the running for the 27-year-old after rumours suggested that an Old Trafford exit could be on the cards for Smalling following the arrival of Victor Lindelof . Mourinho apparently has serious doubts about the England defender's mental toughness. Each of West Ham, Everton, Newca...

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  • Murray picks up speed at Roland Garros
Murray picks up speed at Roland Garros

Del Potro , who has also dealt with a slew of injuries over the course of his 12-year career, empathized with Almagro and tried to take his mind off of tennis. Murray said of the Russian: "I have never played a match against him, but I practised with him before he got on to the tour when he was like 350 (in the rankings), and he was really good".

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  • McIlroy, Day to miss US Open cut
McIlroy, Day to miss US Open cut

After heavy rains early in the week softened the massive Erin Hills layout for record-setting low scores in the opening round, a dry day was in the forecast for the second round, which could speed up fairways and greens at the links-styled layout.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo lets out his famous scream when offered a chocolate medal
Cristiano Ronaldo lets out his famous scream when offered a chocolate medal

The emphatic nature of Madrid's victory removed some of the gloss from Mario Mandzukic's sensational equaliser for Juve, which cancelled out Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener. "If he (Zidane) can see something that we can do on the pitch, he tells us, and we are trying to do it in our best way", Modric said. "We dropped back too much and it was not go...

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  • Rickie Fowler leads US Open after day of highs and lows
Rickie Fowler leads US Open after day of highs and lows

Dalke bogeyed the first two holes on the front nine and three of the first five on the back. If I don't three-putt, I shoot even. Schauffele went 26 consecutive holes without a bogey until he rammed his long birdie putt on No. Masters champion Sergio Garcia , who shot a 1-under 71 Friday to get to 3 under, said, "I think the greens are getting US...

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  • Fowler takes early lead in US Open
Fowler takes early lead in US Open

Such low scoring might suggest the 11-year-old course was a cream puff, hardly the USGA's idea of the ultimate test in golf . "Just have to go out and focus harder and try to get it done". "I'd rather be remembered for something that's done on Sunday", Fowler said. Jason Day and Rory McIlroy never got that memo. There were as many amateurs who...

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  • India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final
India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

But Bangladesh's total could have been much more imposing had Jadhav (2-22) not claimed the key wickets of Tamim Iqbal (70) and Mushfiqur Rahim (61), who had guided the Tigers to a strong position at 154-2. He said: "We all know what happens and what not, and I can't tell you how they have won the games, I can't name them". "Obviously, the ...

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  • McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early
McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early

McDonald's formal partnership with the Olympics ends now, but as part of the separation agreement, the company will still sponsor the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea. The firm, first involved with the Games in 1968, was its foods retail sponsor. Back in 2012, McDonald's had extended its Olympics sponsorship through 2020.

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