• Injured Bravo to miss Confederations Cup opener
Injured Bravo to miss Confederations Cup opener

The South Americans made a blistering start and nearly took the lead inside the first minute, but striker Vargas' shot crashed back off the post, before Jose Fuenzalida saw his low effort well saved by Cameroon keeper Fabrice Ondoa just seconds later.

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  • Liverpool blow in Salah chase
Liverpool blow in Salah chase

Liverpool are willing to make Salah their most expensive ever signing at £35m but the Serie A side are holding out for closer to £40m. Both of those deals would be prioritised after the Salah deal is done. The following season, after making only 8 appearances for the Blues in all competitions, he was loaned out to Fiorentina for a period of 18 mon...

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  • US Open: Tommy Fleetwood remains calm ahead of final-day test
US Open: Tommy Fleetwood remains calm ahead of final-day test

He saw Rickie Fowler , the ancient old hand of 28 who had begun early in the morning, grab the top of the leaderboard and perch there through the midday sun, his seven-under 65 brimming with seven birdies and no bogeys. "Obviously, today I definitely had something to show for it". "When you give us soft greens, good greens and not much wind, you k...

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  • Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way
Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

Open history. Johson replied when it was remarked Thomas had little expression after the eagle. "I'm just going to try and enjoy the moment as much as I can and stick to my gameplan". But you can't do anything about that stuff. "I've got a good plan for this course", he said. Casey shot a 3-over 75 on Saturday to drop to eight shots back behind H...

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  • Belmont Stakes 2017 Live Results, Analysis and Highlights From New York
Belmont Stakes 2017 Live Results, Analysis and Highlights From New York

Tapwrit finished sixth in the Derby after encountering early trouble, but Pletcher felt it was "a sneaky good" race. " Tapwrit was getting a lovely trip", Pletcher said. The purse is $1.5 million and the race is one and a half miles, the longest on dirt in North America. Tapqwrit is owned in partnesrhip by John and Leslie Malone, who race a...

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  • Manchester United on course to complete deal for Real Madrid star
Manchester United on course to complete deal for Real Madrid star

Morata himself has always been very receptive to a move to England, and was apparently keen on a move to Chelsea to link up with Antonio Conte once again last summer, a move that never materialised when Zinedine Zidane chose to keep him at the Bernabeu.

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  • Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble
Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble

It took until this, the 117th staging of the US Open , for a player to post a round of nine under par in this championship. So far, there have been 49 rounds in the 60s. "The finish was awesome". Fowler had a one-shot lead over Paul Casey and Xander Schauffele. He might need one at this rate. And wind - the course's best defense - has not be...

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  • Talwinder, Harmanpreet and Akashdeep score braces as India thrash Pakistan 7-1
Talwinder, Harmanpreet and Akashdeep score braces as India thrash Pakistan 7-1

Drag flicker Harmanpreet Singh, Talwinder Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored twice, while Pradeep Mor scored one goal. Contrary to the result, it was Pakistan who made a bright start but their domination lasted only the first 10 minutes.

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  • Tehran says Saudi coastguard killed Iranian fisherman
Tehran says Saudi coastguard killed Iranian fisherman

Qatar will continue to deliver gas to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) despite Abu Dhabi along with other Gulf states cut the diplomatic ties with Doha and set a blockade, Qatar Petroleum President and CEO Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi said Sunday.

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  • Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup
Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

Winners of Euro 2016 thanks to a wonderful extra-time victor from striker Eder, Portugal are one of the surprise qualifiers for the 2017 Confederations Cup , and will be making their competition debut as they line-up against Mexico on 18 June.

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  • #WokeWarriors: Golden State Warriors Vote To Skip White House Visit
#WokeWarriors: Golden State Warriors Vote To Skip White House Visit

Several media outlets, including CNBC and the New York Daily News , reported that the Warriors plan to skip the visit per a unanimous team vote. Fortunately for President Trump it's not too awkward for him. You don't see some of the qualities you talk about, the resilience, the ability to communicate, the compassion.

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  • Fowler ready to break major duck
Fowler ready to break major duck

But for years, the U.S. Open has been the one tournament fans relied on to watch the world's best golfers be roughed up and spat out like weekend duffers. It looks like he could swing the club with a plate on top of his head that would not fall off. Wish I could have done that. You can't fake it out here; if you hit it in the hay all day, you'll ...

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  • Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is fantastic, says Kevin Durant
Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is fantastic, says Kevin Durant

When one side is fighting to play another game and the other fighting to clinch the series and win a title, emotions can flare out of control. Green said James had started the super team concept. Despite being on the losing side, James was one of the stars of the Finals , scoring 41 points in Monday's game. "To have teammates that encoura...

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  • Diego Costa open to loan move to escape Chelsea
Diego Costa open to loan move to escape Chelsea

Costa sends a jokey reply back. On Wednesday night, Costa told reporters that he received a message from the Italian telling him to find a new club. Costa has said he will "have to find a way out", given his relationship with Conte and the club has effectively been fractured beyond fix. Costa scored 22 goals in 42 matches in all competitions .

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  • Russia win Confederations Cup opener
Russia win Confederations Cup opener

The Russian president made it a national priority to win hosting rights for the 2018 World Cup in a fierce Federation Internationale de Football Association bidding contest seven years ago. Smolov had an effort ruled out for offside before the opening goal arrived just after the half-hour mark. After New Zealand lost possession in their own...

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  • Thomas shoots record 63, trails Harman by one at bunched US Open
Thomas shoots record 63, trails Harman by one at bunched US Open

Someone can get out early and shoot a low score . Fleetwood dropped a shot at the last to close a four-under 68 at Erin Hills to join Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas - who fired a record-breaking 63 - in a share of second. "I could not have hit that three-wood to the last (from 299 yards) any better if I tried, just a little high cut and ...

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  • Pakistan thrash India in cricket Champions Trophy victory
Pakistan thrash India in cricket Champions Trophy victory

Fakhar was given a second life when he was caught behind off a no-ball by Bumrah earlier in the inning. Kohli also said he backed his boys to chase in the title clash. India are fielding the same playing XI which defeated South Africa and Bangladesh (in the semifinal) as R Ashwin, who had hurt his knee during practice on the eve of the final...

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  • Pakistan post massive 338-4 against India in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan post massive 338-4 against India in Champions Trophy final

Zaman's century had helped Pakistan reached a buffer zone against India . "But the thing about that loss to India was we knew that was an aberration". But Pakistan could also find a place for Amir by leaving out a spinner in either Shadab Khan or Imad Wasim. Babar came out of the opener's shadows, but after Shoaib Malik and he holed ou...

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  • 1.5 million attend Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals victory parade
1.5 million attend Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals victory parade

LeBron James scored 41 points to lead the Cavaliers . Curry embraced Durant's arrival after the Warriors dropped last year's finals to Cleveland in seven games, an unselfish attitude that reflected Durant's desires and created an inside-outside pairing that was almost unstoppable.

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  • Russia tame New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener
Russia tame New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

In the 31st minute, New Zealand defender Michael Boxall scored an own goal after Denis Glushakov had struck the post . Eder was the striker when Portugal won the European championship, scoring the victor in the final against host France , but he didn't even make it to Fernando Santos' squad for the Confederations Cup , the World Cup ...

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