• Fakhar Zaman century helps Pakistan set record run chase against India
Fakhar Zaman century helps Pakistan set record run chase against India

A high-profile and colourful finale was at least assured by India and Pakistan's presence in the final as another chapter in cricket's fiercest rivalry prepared to be written. As the final wicket fell, Oval, immersed in a'Sea of Green', was euphoric in its celebration along with those eleven on the field. The prime minister expressed the conf...

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  • No one thought we'd reach the final: Sarfraz
No one thought we'd reach the final: Sarfraz

Captain Eoin Morgan and Joe Root added 48 runs for the third wicket before the latter departed for 46. Younis, however, defended his team and said Pakistan were clearly the better team on that day. Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) all but ended previously unbeaten tournament hosts England's slim hopes of victory with an opening stand ...

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  • Each Real Madrid player to receive £2million each after trophy-laden season
Each Real Madrid player to receive £2million each after trophy-laden season

The Scot mentored Ronaldo at United, so it seemed fitting that Ferguson would hand Ronaldo his man of the match award after the 4-1 victory over Juventus in the Champions League final, during which Ronaldo scored twice. A couple of weeks ago they lost the third finals of the European Rugby Champions Cup in the previous four years. The "back t...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid

Ronaldo has been strongly linked with a return to United after it emerged he has made a decision to leave Real Madrid this summer, but Ken Lawrence's Sunday World back page exclusive reveals Mourinho is not interested in a mega-money deal for his compatriot.

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  • Cubs' Uehara picks up 2nd win of season
Cubs' Uehara picks up 2nd win of season

Koji Uehera (2-3) got the win. The Chicago Cubs have yet to display the form that carried them to the World Series crown although the season is still young. Rizzo stayed in the game and got walked. Thanks to an eventual walk to Rizzo, loaded bases that allowed Ian Happ to score on a wild pitch, and a double from Willson Contreras , the lost h...

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  • De Villiers to lead Proteas in England T20 series
De Villiers to lead Proteas in England T20 series

On whether he still believes he should be captaining the ODI side ... So what if they couldn't get off to a fast start in the first ten overs? South Africa's fading exception to their usual showing on a stage of this size was the 1998 Wills International Cup‚ the precursor to the Champions Trophy‚ which they won.

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  • India bowl against Pakistan in Champions Trophy final
India bowl against Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

If India manage to clinch the victory at the Oval today, they will become the first team to win the Trophy three times and join Australia as the second team to defend the title. Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur: "They've [his team] been outstanding, the way they've prepared, the way they dragged themselves off the canvas after the beating at Edg...

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  • Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch
Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch

The Russian lost their first fight on points in November to relinquish the WBO, WBA and IBF light heavyweight titles to Ward , despite several pundits believing Kovalev was the victor. 'I'm going to take it as I get it - it's a risky sport man, ' Ward told Sky Sports . He either needs to live up to his nickname and his reputation and fini...

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  • Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63
Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63

He's one shot back of the lead shared by four golfers who tee off later Saturday. Brain Harman has a one-shot lead at 12 under. This isn't like most Opens. But he under-hit a pitch into the final green and then got too heavy-handed with the putter and watched his ball race past the flag, off the green and down the run-off area to leave a tricky u...

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  • Greenfell Tower Protesters Storm Kensington Town Hall Meeting
Greenfell Tower Protesters Storm Kensington Town Hall Meeting

Trade Minister Greg Hands said the government is carrying out an "urgent inspection" of the roughly 2,500 similar tower blocks across Britain to assess their safety. "When the truth comes out about this tragedy, we may find that there is blood on the hands of a number of organisations", Lammy said. - Scotland Yard has launched a criminal investig...

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  • Pakistan sink India by 180 runs to lift maiden Champions Trophy
Pakistan sink India by 180 runs to lift maiden Champions Trophy

There was chaos along the way in the left-hander's 114 from 106 balls too, not least the edge behind on three off a no-ball, the four leg-byes that pinged off his helmet in the following over and some wacky running that included the mix-up that left Azhar Ali run out.

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  • White: Mayweather-McGregor Bigger Than Mayweather-Pacquiao
White: Mayweather-McGregor Bigger Than Mayweather-Pacquiao

The fight of the century is officially happening. -Conor McGregor fight have huge expectations for the type of profits it'll make. The two fighters had gone back and forth for almost a year on the showdown, each demanding $100 million (78.4 million pounds) for the fight.

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  • Wind pummels US Open as final round under way
Wind pummels US Open as final round under way

Oosthuizen, who lost a play-off for the Masters to Bubba Watson in 2012, carded his fifth birdie of the day on the 11th to get within two shots of the lead, with the final group still more than an hour away from teeing off. The flag commemorates the late Arnold Palmer's win at the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills. He rolled in an 18-foot birdie p...

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  • Lacazette to Atletico off, Lacazette to Arsenal
Lacazette to Atletico off, Lacazette to Arsenal

However, the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold a transfer ban imposed on the Madrid club by Federation Internationale de Football Association which makes them unable to register new players until January cast doubt on a possible switch.

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  • India all out, Pakistan win by 180
India all out, Pakistan win by 180

The early loss of big wickets set the tone for the rest of the innings, with Hardik Pandya the only player to show any resistance before being run out for 76. Azhar had to go, with his partner static in the non-striker's crease, after Bumrah pulled off an unexpectedly brilliant stop at midwicket. The 27-year-old completed a 92-ball hundred in...

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  • India favourites against Pakistan: Saha
India favourites against Pakistan: Saha

India have ticked all the boxes in the ongoing Champions Trophy and it's no surprise that they would get past Pakistan to retain the title, Test wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha said today. Pakistan , meanwhile, has not hosted a major worldwide match - barring a short limited-overs series against Zimbabwe - at home since a terrorist attack...

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  • Fakhar ton leaves India with stiff chase to retain Champions Trophy
Fakhar ton leaves India with stiff chase to retain Champions Trophy

The shock defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka notwithstanding, India are still favourites to win the Champions Trophy whereas Pakistan , despite beating South Africa, Sri Lanka and England, do not seem to inspire the bookies. Mohammad Hafeez - with a 34-ball 50 - and Babar Azam chipped in too to ensure Pakistan turned the promise into substance. ...

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  • Amir, Fakhar lead Pakistan to Champions Trophy triumph
Amir, Fakhar lead Pakistan to Champions Trophy triumph

Kedar Jadhav also walked back to the pavilion soon after falling to Shadab Khan for 9, to leave India struggling at 72 for 6 in 16.6 overs . "We are proud of this historic Pakistan win against India ", he said. But when it comes to winning, it is only India . Then, with the spinners at work, the left-hander started to assert himself a lot m...

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  • Paris Saint-Germain to Reportedly Battle Manchester United to Acquire Cristiano Ronaldo
Paris Saint-Germain to Reportedly Battle Manchester United to Acquire Cristiano Ronaldo

Here's a quick synopsis of what some of the most recently updated news stories are claiming in regards to the "Come Home Ronaldo" narrative. After claims from Spain's tax office that he is guilty of tax fraud between 2010 and 2014 arrived, the Portuguese star is said to be in belief that he has achieved everything that he can in Spain, and wants ...

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  • 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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