• Girl power as India hails World Cup heroines
Girl power as India hails World Cup heroines

She came into bat when the team had a major setback and they lost two quick wickets. All that will matter for little when both teams face off in the final of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 on Sunday (July 23) in front of a capacity crowd.

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  • Kyle Busch Charges To Brickyard 400 Pole
Kyle Busch Charges To Brickyard 400 Pole

Lang on Saturday.Ryan Preece finished second to Busch in his debut for Joe Gibbs Racing last week .Elliott Sadler, by virtue of 14 top-10 finishes, leads the series by 45 points. Last week: Denny Hamlin won in New Hampshire. Last year: Kyle Busch started and finished first for the third race in a row. Ripping around the 2.5-mile track ...

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  • British Open: Roaring Rory McIlroy on the move at Birkdale
British Open: Roaring Rory McIlroy on the move at Birkdale

Spieth and Kuchar played in the final group on Saturday and will do so again in Sunday's final round, setting up a bit of a match-play scenario. Prediction: Jordan Spieth survives final round, wins The Open . Grace required a par at the last to shoot a 62, the lowest recorded in any major. Anybody? D.J.'s 64 barely made waves because it came...

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  • Darren Clarke struggles as Rory McIlroy prepares to tee off
Darren Clarke struggles as Rory McIlroy prepares to tee off

The lowest score ever at Royal Birkdale was 272 by Ian Baker-Finch in 1991. While that sounds a little insane, he could spend the rest of his life trying to replicate one of the best seasons ever for any golfer, and that's a lot of luggage for anyone to carry from tournament to tournament.

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  • UFC Fight Night Long Island Results: Chris Weidman Gets Huge Win
UFC Fight Night Long Island Results: Chris Weidman Gets Huge Win

With a touch of the gloves both middleweight met in the center of the Octagon. While Weidman went for it, Gastelum was able to escape to his feet. Shooting in, Gastelum scooped up Gastelum and throw him to the canvas. After momentarily climbing back to his feet, Gastelum was sent right back down, courtesy of an outside leg trip. But because it ca...

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  • Open Championship leaderboard has Americans on top after opening round
Open Championship leaderboard has Americans on top after opening round

Spieth rolled in a 35-foot birdie putt across the 11th green, and then after watching Henrik Stenson's tee shot on the par-3 12th land softly, Spieth realized he could take on the flag. But, with the likes of Japan's world number two Hideki Matsuyama looking a threat, can another first-time victor lift the Claret Jug in front of Birkdale's distin...

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  • Open leader Spieth: I would have gladly stayed on the couch
Open leader Spieth: I would have gladly stayed on the couch

Kuchar will be looking for his first major title at the age of 39, while Spieth will be seeking the third leg of the career Grand Slam. The 20-year-old who plays under the Canadian flag was six shots behind at 5-under 205, tied with U.S. and I did neither". "So tomorrow will be a day that will be emotionally draining and hard to stay very neutral...

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  • Open Championship wrap after second round
Open Championship wrap after second round

The 28-year-old had been five over par after six holes of his first round and seemed destined for a fourth missed cut in five events until a stern talking to from caddie JP Fitzgerald prompted a back-nine rally. Open, the Irish Open and the Scottish Open — and said he was "nervous. anxious, timid" as he teed off alongside Dustin Johnson and Charl...

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  • Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge
Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge

The American trio top the leaderboard with five under par, with Paul Casey and Charl Schwartzel just one shot behind. The weather became a lot kinder during the afternoon tee times, and it was Matt Kuchar who made the most significant use of the warmer and less windy conditions.

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  • Ben Coley on Rory McIlroy at the Open Championship
Ben Coley on Rory McIlroy at the Open Championship

He admitted the tougher examination of the Friday at Troon past year had toughened him for this test. Spieth called that long shot "gross" and said he noticed on the telecast that it was OK to be past the green, as long as he didn't wind up in a bunker.

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  • British Open 2017 Leaderboard: Latest Scores and Standings from Saturday
British Open 2017 Leaderboard: Latest Scores and Standings from Saturday

Spieth meanwhile was imperious from the off, masterfully draining one on the third before back-to-back birdies on the eighth and ninth which saw him move to nine-under, two clear of nearest challenger Kuchar. Fitzgerald. "We've been here before and we're not going for the first major, but it is the first Open and I'd be lying if I said I won't ...

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  • Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day at British Open
Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day at British Open

Every hole seemed to be a cross wind that did not offer much help. A victory on Sunday would make Spieth only the second player after Jack Nicklaus to have won three of the game's four majors before the age of 24. That allowed him to reach even par after barely making the cut with a five-over cumulative score of 145 through the first two rounds...

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  • Manchester United working hard ahead of Real Madrid clash
Manchester United working hard ahead of Real Madrid clash

But Mourinho revealed that the European champions withdrew from negotiations after deciding not to take up the opportunity to sign the Spaniard, whom they had initially tried and failed to buy in 2015. Mourinho still hopes to add a further two players to his squad before the end of the summer transfer window, despite describing the market as "very ...

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  • Angels brace for Sale, Red Sox in series opener
Angels brace for Sale, Red Sox in series opener

It took him just 141 1/3 innings to get there, the fastest to 200 in major league history. Sale had at least nine strikeouts for the 17th time in 20 starts this season. "It's fun to watch". Mike Trout has homered in back-to-back contests to highlight his five-game hitting streak and is 5-for-16 in his career versus Sale.

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  • Spieth Remains British Open Leader
Spieth Remains British Open Leader

Casey went out in his second round at 8:25am with Schwartzel going out at 9:47am in the company of world number one Dustin Johnson and 2014 Open champion Rory McIlroy . Spieth's first shot, a 3-wood, found the left rough, while Kuchar hit his down the middle of the fairway. There was a bounce in his step on Friday at the British Open .

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  • McIlroy ecstatic with second round
McIlroy ecstatic with second round

The other factor going in McIlroy's favour is the weather. Most important, his pitching, putting, and bunker play helped him make vital par saves on the eighth, ninth, and tenth holes, keeping him on track, and getting him to the turn in 31 shots.

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  • China strikes gold again in mixed 3m synchro
China strikes gold again in mixed 3m synchro

Daley won with a total of 590.95 points - more than Chen scored in winning Olympic gold in Rio. Chen was next at 585.25, while his teammate Yang Jian settled for the bronze at 565.15. China did earn two more gold medals Saturday, including its eighth diving title. Canada's duo Jennifer Abel and Francois Imbeau-Dulac took bronze with 297.72 pts.

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  • Dustin Johnson finds room for improvement despite shooting third round 64
Dustin Johnson finds room for improvement despite shooting third round 64

His playing partner Ian Poulter was four-under overall after 10 holes of his round. At one stage he might even have entertained hopes of recording the first round of 62 in a men's major - a feat actually achieved on the same day by South Africa's Branden Grace.

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  • LeJean fifth in shot put at Para World Athletics Championships in London
LeJean fifth in shot put at Para World Athletics Championships in London

Dalal also achieved the personal best of the season. Earlier in the competition India has earned two medals in form of Sundar Gurjar's gold in men's javelin throw and Amit Saroha's silver in men's club Discuss throw F51 event. Originally a part of the national Kabaddi setup, Dalal had to give up the sport after she took a fall from her terrace,...

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  • Tour de France wrap after stage 20
Tour de France wrap after stage 20

Froome finished third on the stage, won by Poland's Maciej Bodnar , with Froome's Team Sky team-mate Michal Kwiatkowski second. Only 22 km realistically stands between Chris Froome and a third consecutive Tour de France triumph but the British rider says he can not rest easy.

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