• I feel ready for Champions Trophy now: Dinesh Karthik
I feel ready for Champions Trophy now: Dinesh Karthik

Tamim finally started to hit out again, clobbering Bangladesh's first six and following that blow with two fours in the same Henriques over. Both teams seemed acutely aware of the 20-over mark approaching, as Bangladesh appeared keen to slow the game down while Smith and David Warner , both at the crease, adopted defensive shots perhaps to s...

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  • Roy acrobatics sparks Australia collapse to 277-9 vs England
Roy acrobatics sparks Australia collapse to 277-9 vs England

Bangladesh have three points from three matches, while Australia could only pocket two points - a point each from two washed out games and New Zealand have one point. Joe Root () too couldn't contribute much, as he edged a delivery from Hazlewood to wicket-keeper Matthew Wade in the fourth ball of the sixth over.

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  • Matsuyama joins Aoki as major runner-up from Japan
Matsuyama joins Aoki as major runner-up from Japan

Koepka finished at 16-under 272, matching the lowest score to par first set by Rory McIlroy six years ago at Congressional. Koepka takes home $2.16 million, the largest single-day earnings in golf. Where Harman wishes things could have gone better is his play off the tee. He birdied the par-5 18th to close out a 6-under 66. He duly missed to drop...

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  • VAR denied Portugal's Andre Gomes scoring v Mexico
VAR denied Portugal's Andre Gomes scoring v Mexico

The highly entertaining fixture saw Cristiano Ronaldo put through a sublime assist for Ricardo Quaresma who slotted home the opening goal in the 35th minute. As well as Bernardo Silva , 21-year-old striker Andre Silva - who plays his club football for Porto and has netted 7 goals in just 8 global appearances - is another emerging star ...

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  • Hector Moreno, Mexico Snatch Late Draw vs. Portugal at 2017 Confederations Cup
Hector Moreno, Mexico Snatch Late Draw vs. Portugal at 2017 Confederations Cup

A loss here wouldn't have been a disaster. It will be European champion Portugal , with Cristiano Ronaldo in top form, taking on Gold Cup victor Mexico in a game that is likely to decide the group victor. Guardado may well be right. "We faced the European champions, a team that plays at a very high level, and we played equal to them". P...

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  • Key hole at the US Open
Key hole at the US Open

He's tied with Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey . Dustin Johnson probably did not feel so badly by the end of a peculiar day. He missed the 15-footer. Casey then reignited his charge birding his eighth hole and ended the run with a "3" at his 12th. The U.S. Open didn't seem to faze him, and he delivered a variety of big shots...

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

Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. "It's unbelievable. I don't even know what to say right now", Koepka said as he accepted his trophy. "To me, what makes a great golf course is you can shoot 66 and you can shoot 78 just as easily". He finished tied for second with Japan's Hideki Matsuyama...

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  • Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title
Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

Koepka became the seventh straight first-time victor of a major championship, and it was the first time since 1998-2000 that Americans won their national championship three straight years. "I played really well today". But it made me feel a lot better seeing Brooks shoot 5-under. "To go over there, I think it helped me grow up a little bit and re...

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  • Brooks Koepka Wins 2017 US Open
Brooks Koepka Wins 2017 US Open

But he had to settle for a tie for second with Harman , four strokes back of the champion. Eventually though it was not enough, although a round which contained eight birdies suggested he may not have long to wait to win his first major.

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  • Pakistan demolish holders India to win Champions Trophy
Pakistan demolish holders India to win Champions Trophy

Pakistan pace spearhead Mohammed Amir broke the backbone of the Indian batting line-up and laid the foundation for his team's historic win. Fakhar cashed in on a major let-off when he was caught behind off a Jasprit Bumrah front-foot no-ball with just three to his name, the opener punishing India by hitting three sixes and 12 fours off 1...

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  • Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup
Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo will put speculation over his club future firmly to one side as he leads European champions Portugal into their Confederations Cup opener against Mexico in Kazan on Sunday. Portugal coach Fernando Santos said it was not the performance he expected from his team. You could see that in the Mexican team's celebration and ...

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  • Last group tees off at US Open at Erin Hills
Last group tees off at US Open at Erin Hills

Open in three years, having secured a qualifying spot at the Columbus, Ohio, sectional. Staying that deep into the red might not prove as easy. The 18th hole has been a memorable one this weekend from Erin Hills at the U.S. Unless there's a tie at the top, in which case we're all back tomorrow for an 18-hole play-off. No one had a chance. T...

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  • Koepka caps a record week with US Open title
Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

The 20-year-old Wise closed with a 2-under 68 in 100-degree heat at Crestview for a 21-under 259 total and a five-stroke victory over Monday qualifier Beau Hossler. Open since turning pro in 2009 until this year. "You've got to be able to hit your irons where you want them to be because the greens have a lot of undulations, and you've got to putt i...

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  • Pakistan to get gold crown on beating India in CT final
Pakistan to get gold crown on beating India in CT final

I think Virat is really doing well and India will win", said a fan from Vadodara. When Pakistan held England 2-2 in Arthur's first Test series in charge a year ago, they won both games in the capital, at Lord's and the Oval, and when they last won...

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  • Koepka reaches turn at US Open with one-shot lead
Koepka reaches turn at US Open with one-shot lead

Open. Fresh off his record-breaking third round, Justin Thomas is tumbling down the leaderboard at the U.S. Open. The world number 50 headed to the clubhouse on 12 under, one ahead of Thomas, Brooks Koepka and England's Tommy Fleetwood .

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  • Brooks Koepka wins US Open title at Erin Hills
Brooks Koepka wins US Open title at Erin Hills

Open by four strokes with a -16 under par performance. His reaction was subdued, just like his close friend and last year's U.S. Open champion, Dustin Johnson. But, as Matsuyama's closing birdie pulled him within one of the lead at -12, Koepka found overdrive. And then he made birdie on the next hole. As the front nine progressed, it looked i...

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  • Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid after being accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid after being accused of tax fraud

According to Marca , Florentino Perez said that if Cristiano Ronaldo really made a decision to leave Real Madrid , he should directly tell this to someone from the club's management, and not become a source of rumors, being far away from Madrid as part of the Portuguese national team.

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  • Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan exile
Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan exile

The feisty wicket-keeper batsman is still learning the art of captaincy, yet has grown in stature as leader in every game this tournament. The wicketkeeper-batsman made a statement even before he took questions from the press and appealed that this victory should open the gate for worldwide teams to tour Pakistan in the future.

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  • Portugal vs Mexico 2017 Confederation Cup group stage match end in draw
Portugal vs Mexico 2017 Confederation Cup group stage match end in draw

Ronaldo ignored swirling speculation over his Real Madrid future to provide an assist for Ricardo Quaresma's first-half opener in Kazan in a man-of-the-match display. And two goals in the final five minutes signified a insane end to a thrilling game and while Portugal feel robbed, a draw was probably the just result.

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  • Pakistan win maiden ICC Champions Trophy title by defeating India
Pakistan win maiden ICC Champions Trophy title by defeating India

India was the lopsided 4-9 favorite by English bookmakers to win a record third Trophy in a record fourth final, but Pakistan blew away all predictions and expectations with a win of stunning ease. The eight edition of the contest has been a flawless example of the marvel of cricket played on the worldwide circuit and exemplified by fiercely con...

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