• England's Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament with strain
England's Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament with strain

Iqbal, who slammed his ninth century in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and the maiden one of the tournament, thrashed the England bowlers all around the park. That was why I didn't come back out. "I'm going into these training days leading in the game and if I get the call beyond that then great and I will try my best for my country".

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  • High winds to make final round of US Open interesting
High winds to make final round of US Open interesting

I think the wrap it was getting for the low scores and everything, I mean it is what it is. "I would have had to play some pretty spectacular golf to catch him". Spieth is well off the lead of 12 under held by Brian Harman . He had made nine birdies and an eagle the day before. Birdies figured to be more scarce in the tight battle atop the lea...

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  • Brooks Koepka wins US Open at Erin Hills with record-equalling performance
Brooks Koepka wins US Open at Erin Hills with record-equalling performance

He would tee off later on Sunday, with a one-shot lead over Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood. He tied with Japanese world number four Hideki Matsuyama, who shot a superb six-under-par 66. There's a different feeling at Erin Hills on Championship Sunday. But with the gusts gradually weakening over the course of the afternoon, Koe...

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  • Harman, Koepka set pace in US Open finale
Harman, Koepka set pace in US Open finale

And my short game is pretty good. They each hit their first shot into the rough. In the group ahead leader Brooks Koepka didn't slip up. The soft, forgiving conditions created opportunity for major movement up the leaderboard for those players willing to take it.

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  • Koepka off to solid start at US Open
Koepka off to solid start at US Open

Amateur at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. His second came up just short of the green, however, and his ball rolled down the front slope into an awkward lie next to a bunker. He also played in the U.S. Open past year at Oakmont and missed the cut. Koepka's three-putt bogey on the 10th gave the chasing pack renewed hope, but Fleetwood was una...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: Eng vs Pak - Star of the Match - Hasan Ali
Champions Trophy 2017: Eng vs Pak - Star of the Match - Hasan Ali

We played very good cricket, that's why we won". The pitch played more like a sub-continental surface than a British one and England captain Eoin Morgan said afterwards: "Coming from Edgbaston, it was obviously a big jump in pace and bounce and too much of an ask for us to adjust to, really".

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud
Cristiano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of tax fraud worth 14.7 million euro. The claims were made by Spanish Authorities, who filed a lawsuit on the Portuguese forward yesterday. The 32-year-old Ronaldo , a four-time Ballon d'Or victor, is arguably Europe's leading football player. Argentinian forward Lionel Messi , who plays for Barcelon...

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  • US Open Talk: It Was Another Close Round at Erin Hills
US Open Talk: It Was Another Close Round at Erin Hills

After all, if the course was so easy, why did nobody else in the final four groups shoot under par? Jason Day followed up a 79 in the first round with a 75 in round two, Rory McIlroy was always up against it after a 78 on Thursday and although he shot one under on Friday he was well short of the cut.

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  • Ryan Blaney gets first career win; holds off Kevin Harvick at Pocono
Ryan Blaney gets first career win; holds off Kevin Harvick at Pocono

Emirates Team New Zealand overcame a mistake by helmsman Peter Burling and barely held off Sweden's Artemis Racing at the finish of Race 6 Sunday to reach match point in the America's Cup challenger finals on Bermuda's Great Sound. Of course, when you've had as many weird and disheartening things happen to you as Truex has over the last few years...

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  • Will Pakistan show heart in mother of all finals?
Will Pakistan show heart in mother of all finals?

To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M. S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against arch-rivals Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final at The Oval on Sunday.

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  • Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open
Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open

Brooks Koepka was holding steady in buffeting winds, powering to a one-shot lead in the final round of the U.S. Open on Sunday with nine holes to play. Today, the 18th, whether it be watching a birdie, bogey or more history being made, will serve as a tribute. He birdied the par-5 18th to close out a 6-under 66.

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  • Confederations Cup: Portugal 2-2 Mexico
Confederations Cup: Portugal 2-2 Mexico

All eyes were on Cristiano Ronaldo after the Real Madrid superstar reportedly told the club he was ready to quit after being accused of tax evasion. "Ronaldo is motivated", young Portugal forward Andre Silva said Friday. "There are very strong national teams in this tournament", Silva said.

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  • England thrashed by New Zealand in World U20 Championship final
England thrashed by New Zealand in World U20 Championship final

Dalton Papali'I, Pouri Rakete-Stones, Isaia Walker-Leawere and Luke Jacobson all went over in the first half, while Aumau scored twice and Stephen Perofeta contributed with 10 points. Any signs of an England comeback failed to materialise as replacement winger Josh McKay scored New Zealand's seventh early in on the second half.

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  • Laidlaw defends Gatland's new Lions call-ups, saying: 'They're all Test players'
Laidlaw defends Gatland's new Lions call-ups, saying: 'They're all Test players'

Former England star Jeremy Guscott believes Te'o has cemented the number 12 jersey for the hugely-awaited series opener in Auckland . Head Coach Warren Gatland has named some key players including Robbie Henshaw, Dan Biggar, Greig Laidlaw, CJ Stander, Justin Tipuric, James Haskell, Courtney Lawes, Dan Cole, Alun Wyn Jones and Tommy Seymour i...

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  • Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open
Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open

On Monday Cornet will face her compatriot Caroline Garcia , who beat Su-Wei Hsieh 6/4 4/6 9/7. The 23-year-old then pulled out of the Fed Cup team in April despite being nominated for the tie with Spain. "I felt it a little bit at one backhand, because I turned too much.But doesn't bother me much, so I'm not thinking about it". "I don't wa...

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  • Warren Gatland puts on courageous face as British and Irish Lions flounder
Warren Gatland puts on courageous face as British and Irish Lions flounder

But when a Blues penalty ricocheted off the post on the stroke of halftime, Sonny Bill Williams - a likely candidate to start for the All Blacks when they play the Lions in a few weeks' time - pounced and Stephen Perofeta's conversion made it 12-10 to the hosts at the break.

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  • Two Britons treated for burns after Portuguese forest fires
Two Britons treated for burns after Portuguese forest fires

Four firefighters are among the 54 people injured in the fire, which is raging in several parts of a mountainous area some 200km north-east of the capital Lisbon. "Let's pray in silence". Numerous victims died as they tried to flee the fire northeast of Lisbon in their cars. He said at least 16 people were killed when their vehicles were engulf...

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  • Harman edges clear, Thomas dazzles in US Open blitz
Harman edges clear, Thomas dazzles in US Open blitz

When you're trying to aim at a target usually at a normal golf course, with normal width fairways, there's some pressure in hitting the fairway. Patrick Reed, Paul Casey , Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood are at 8 under. It's not going to be an easy day, for sure. The last six majors have produced six first-time champions and that trend look...

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  • US Open: Justin Thomas delivers record round; Brian Harman leads
US Open: Justin Thomas delivers record round; Brian Harman leads

England's Tommy Fleetwood has been putting beautifully at the U.S. Open and needs to extend his surprising roll at the championship one more day to change his life forever. He went from pouring putts into the center of the cup to burning the edges, and his 39 on the back nine cost him the lead, though not his chances of breaking through for that ...

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  • Thomas lights up Erin Hills
Thomas lights up Erin Hills

Not to mention that he hit a jaw dropping shot to break the record. He birdied two of the next three holes following his bogeys on Nos. He made birdie on the 12th out of waist-high hay. Spieth had five birdies and two bogeys in a final round that was particularly impressive given the rising winds at Erin Hills . Problem was the USGA set up t...

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