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

Using their creative minds, Twitterati have come up with the funniest jokes and memes to explain Team Pakistan's fear of facing Team India in the finals. Amir, however, has once again become a mainstay of the Pakistan team since returning to the side early in 2016, appearing in 47 of the team's 57 matches across all worldwide formats followin...

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  • Television ad rates rocket ahead of India-Pakistan final
Television ad rates rocket ahead of India-Pakistan final

It wouldn't be a shock if Pakistan beat India, he stated. Pakistan then held their nerve to beat Sri Lanka in what was a virtual quarter-final in Cardiff on Monday. Pakistan's resurgence since its opening defeat by India has been something to see even allowing for its reputation as world cricket's most "unpredictable" team and Hasan insisted the ...

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  • Four tied atop US Open leaderboard after two rounds
Four tied atop US Open leaderboard after two rounds

Reavie had five birdies in a six-hole stretch beginning on No. 11. Yesterday, coming off an injury, I was a little anxious going out there. "We're in a good spot". I'm going to play. Matsuyama is playing in his fifth U.S. Open. He just won't play on the weekend at the U.S. Open. Jordan Spieth sits just inside the cut-line at even-par through ...

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  • New Zealand FIFA Confederations Cup - 17 June 2017
New Zealand FIFA Confederations Cup - 17 June 2017

A day after Australia's 4-0 loss to Brazil, Postecoglou raised eyebrows by stating his intent to win the tournament ahead of the three fancies - world champions Germany and continental champions Portugal and Chile - and his players are buying in.

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  • 'Fit-again' Amir to play Champions Trophy final against India
'Fit-again' Amir to play Champions Trophy final against India

For all intents and purposes, the team appeared broken in spirit and belief. The two teams met in the group stage of the tournament on June 4 where India won by a massive margin of 124 runs. Wahab Riaz was sent back home and his replacement Junaid Khan has performed impressively. "Amir bowled today (at the nets)". And on the batting side, o...

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  • Russia set for World Cup stress test in Confed Cup
Russia set for World Cup stress test in Confed Cup

It is created to give them the opportunity to test their infrastructure and processes ahead of the real thing next year. FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 starts today in Russian Federation. For Russia , who kick off the tournament against New Zealand , a good performance if not the title is expected as the national team continues its overhaul wit...

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  • FAQs: The India-Pakistan final
FAQs: The India-Pakistan final

History and politics mean the stakes are unfathomably high anyway when the chance comes to bid for supremacy on the cricket pitch, as in their Group B meeting at Edgbaston two weeks ago. "Had any other captain made the remarks, it would have made a sense", Zaheer remarked. "We've seen some really surprising results and it's been incredible for th...

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  • Ronaldo Koeman expresses joy over Klaassen signing
Ronaldo Koeman expresses joy over Klaassen signing

Everton spent almost $70 million to buy Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and Ajax captain Davy Klaassen on Thursday, showing its financial clout as the club looks to narrow the gap to the big six in the Premier League. "He's a player who is only 24 but has a lot of experience and is a leader on the pitch. It's hard to leave Ajax but I thin...

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  • Pakistan has to fight to make Champs Trophy final a contest
Pakistan has to fight to make Champs Trophy final a contest

We all are well aware of everyone's calibre. Not every track will allow you to hit through the line and play the brand of expansive cricket that has, admittedly, launched England to being one of the most unsafe short form sides in world cricket.

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  • Mark Hunt Earns Bonus with Main Event Win (UFC Aucklund Bonuses)
Mark Hunt Earns Bonus with Main Event Win (UFC Aucklund Bonuses)

The main event will be between two of the heavyweight's most vicious strikes and knockout artists, #6ranked Derrick Lewis against #7 ranked Mark Hunt . New Zealand lightweight Dan Hooker stunned opponent Ross Pearson with a brutal second round KO. In a competitive first round, the clash of Hooker's rangy style against the charging bull...

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  • Golden State Warriors: 5 things we want to see at the parade
Golden State Warriors: 5 things we want to see at the parade

If the Warriors ultimately reverse their prevailing stance and decide to visit the White House as a team, they'll first have to persuade Stephen Curry to go along. But the Warriors also had shooting that would have made them the envy of even some of the toughest teams of all-time. They easily disposed of the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games.

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  • Farrell to sit out Maori All Blacks clash
Farrell to sit out Maori All Blacks clash

Ultimately, what does this mean for Sam Warburton? "It's important for him, I thought that he got a run out against the Highlanders". Wales No. 8 Taulupe Faletau joins a strong backrow with O'Mahony and O'Brien. "I contacted John and we stitched the four rugby anthems into the song with Willie John's narration between verses". 'He was really go...

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  • Four-way tie at US Open
Four-way tie at US Open

Neither player came close to making the cut, and for the first time since the Official World Golf Ranking system began in 1986, the top three players in the world have been eliminated after 36 holes of a major championship. This comes two weeks after he missed the cut at the Memorial Tournament. Paul Casey has a share of the lead heading into...

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  • Paul Casey rallies after triple-bogey for share of US Open lead
Paul Casey rallies after triple-bogey for share of US Open lead

All at seven under par at Erin Hills . "It's just golf . It's frustrating but I don't let it bother me". Day's meltdown began when not one, but two chips from the first cut of rough behind the fourth green hit the top of the hill, then trundled back down to nearly where Day was standing.

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  • US Open leaderboard crowded at the top
US Open leaderboard crowded at the top

Open, and the players are noticing a difference. All told, 42 players were under par after two rounds, an unheard of number for the U.S. Open with its notoriously hard course setups. Day has been dealing with his mother's significant health issues for months, though he had been playing well lately. "They got a kick out of it", he said.

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  • Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran
Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran

Displaying his composed mindset ahead of the mouthwatering clash with Pakistan on Sunday, the skipper stated that regardless of whom one is going to play in the finals, it is always going to be challenging. Three of their players - Mohammad Amir , Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt - were guilty of match-fixing during the 2010 tour of England and were ...

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  • Pakistan ready to shock India in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan ready to shock India in Champions Trophy final

When asked about this move, Kohli said that he won't take the whole credit as he took MS Dhoni's advice before introducing him. Displaying his composed mindset ahead of the mouthwatering clash with Pakistan on Sunday, the skipper stated that regardless of whom one is going to play in the finals, it is always going to be challenging.

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  • Champions Trophy final: 'Pressure is more on India'
Champions Trophy final: 'Pressure is more on India'

That has given them the chance for revenge against their rivals when they meet for the first time in a global one-day worldwide final, and Bumrah insists Pakistan will be afforded plenty of respect. We have guys who have such skill and such an ability that they can perform on any stage. It's like Ashes, it's bigger than Ashes. It doesn't matter w...

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  • Fowler holds lead in first round at US Open
Fowler holds lead in first round at US Open

Johnson's exit came after world number two Rory McIlroy and world number three Jason Day also missed the cut. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Brendan Steele hits a drive on the fifth hole during the second round of the U.S. It helps that he made five consecutive birdies, just one short of the tournament record held by three players, including Adam Had...

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  • Curry, Warriors to pass on White House celebration visit
Curry, Warriors to pass on White House celebration visit

He's expressed his desire to stay with the team , but has never had a relative big payday in the league - making it more of a question due to his high value as an unrestricted free agent. I'll have that mindset, KD's going to have that mindset, I know Dre, Shaun, all the guys that are up for negotiating a new contract. "We'll see how long".

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