• Pakistan Cricket Team Shocks India To Win Champions Trophy
Pakistan Cricket Team Shocks India To Win Champions Trophy

After both sides produced wholly uninspiring displays in losing their opening games, it was something of a shock that their meeting in the final group match was effectively a quarter-final, each team knowing a win would see them through to the last four.

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  • It's a massive boost for Pakistan cricket: Mickey Arthur
It's a massive boost for Pakistan cricket: Mickey Arthur

Like Pakistan's cricketers thrashing favourites and defending champions India by 180 runs in yesterday's Champions Trophy final at The Oval in London . Fakhar lofted Ravindra Jadeja over long-on for six and got to three figures by sweeping Ravichandran Ashwin to the boundary. Put in to bat, Pakistan got off to a ideal start.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo rumours rubbished by Bayern chief executive Rummenigge
Cristiano Ronaldo rumours rubbished by Bayern chief executive Rummenigge

The Portuguese global is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup. Ronaldo's departure from Real, reportedly a given according to a Portuguese newspaper, triggered an avalanche of speculation over the potential destination of the world's highest-paid athlete.

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  • History as spaniard takes his 10th title
History as spaniard takes his 10th title

Nadal cruised in straight sets, winning 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. "This has been, I think, a ideal Roland Garros for me", said Nadal, who dropped just 35 games in total on his way to a 15th grand slam title but his first for three years. 1 Andy Murray in the semifinals. The 36-year-old believes Nadal can keep dominating for the rest of the season. T...

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  • Reavie shares lead at St. Jude Classic
Reavie shares lead at St. Jude Classic

Grouped with Chile's Felipe Aguilar, the overnight leader, Frittelli birdied six holes and finished with just one bogey when he carded a four on the par-three 14th hole. "With the weather coming in and the win, supposedly, it's great". A superb up-and-down from rough 35m away from the pin on the 17th was arguably the best, giving Jones momentum f...

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  • Dave Roberts talked with Yasiel Puig about flipping off fans
Dave Roberts talked with Yasiel Puig about flipping off fans

The homer gave the Dodgers a 2-0 lead over the Indians , and he showed his displeasure to one of the fans in the crowd after he crossed home plate. Kershaw's four strikeouts were tied for a season-low, and this is just the fourth time this season he has allowed more than one run in a start.

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  • Koepka wins US Open
Koepka wins US Open

Brooks Koepka became the seventh consecutive maiden major victor with his outstanding performance at Erin Hills, but we will see the record of nine matched at this year's PGA Championship? "That's probably the most emotion I've ever shown coming down the stretch", Koepka said.

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  • I'm leaving Madrid and there's no turning back - Ronaldo
I'm leaving Madrid and there's no turning back - Ronaldo

NAIJ.com understands that the four-time Ballon d'Or victor has decided it is time for him to leave Spain and has communicated the "irreversible" decision to Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. The French giants would not think twice to sign the 2016 Ballon d'Or victor if he is available this summer. Alvaro Morata has been linked with a st...

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  • Black bear kills 16-year-old boy during race in Alaska
Black bear kills 16-year-old boy during race in Alaska

Both juniors and adults ascend the Bird Ridge trail, then descend at their leisure for the event. This is the limit for the juniors' race and is approximately halfway up the mountain. It was not clear how the runner got off the trail, or if he had been chased by the bear to the spot. The bear, reported to be "about 250 pounds", only retreated int...

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  • Shahid Afridi: Pakistan cricket back on track with Champions Trophy win
Shahid Afridi: Pakistan cricket back on track with Champions Trophy win

June 14, Cardiff: Beat England by 8 wkts - Hasan, in the absence of the injured Amir (back spasm) produces a superb skilled display in taking three wickets as previously unbeaten tournament hosts England are dismissed for 211. With very little exposure to playing in lucrative Twenty20 league across the world and lack of global cricket at home ,...

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  • Kevin Durant explains why Warriors are not a superteam
Kevin Durant explains why Warriors are not a superteam

Adding Durant only solidified their shot at winning the title this year, which they did. " But obviously, as a team, we're going to have a conversation ", Curry said . While I bet Durant wouldn't mind any of those, perhaps most relevant is the research linking mindfulness to sharper focus and less distractibility .

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  • NHL Draft Projections: Fleury and Neal to Vegas
NHL Draft Projections: Fleury and Neal to Vegas

The list is likely moot as the Vegas Golden Knights are expected to claim Fleury, meaning the rest of the players on the list will remain with the Penguins. He intends to inform teams who Vegas is selecting in the event they want to strike a deal to have the Golden Knights choose another player. The San Jose Sharks failed to protect forward J...

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  • Conor McGregor Could Still Defend UFC Title Before End Of 2017
Conor McGregor Could Still Defend UFC Title Before End Of 2017

If McGregor pulls that off, it would rank among the greatest boxing upsets of all time. The fight will be shown live on Showtime boxing and is set to bring in a number of casual fans to the fight game. " Fights like this will only help the sport grow", said Holm. It's always going to be evolving. While some media outlets are reporting th...

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  • Cricket South Africa names owners for T20 Global League
Cricket South Africa names owners for T20 Global League

South Africa's T20 Global League will see the participation of two IPL franchises-Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan owned (Kolkata) Knight Riders and Infrastructural company GMR Group owned (Delhi) Daredevils. CSA said they received over 150 expressions of interest from around the world for team ownership. The city of Bloemfontein will hav...

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  • Curry Family Sports New Ink After NBA Finals Win
Curry Family Sports New Ink After NBA Finals Win

While rings are the goal, they do not define individual success. NBA basketball, perhaps more than any other sport, is dominated by individual stars and team leaders. Now you got the floor spaced and you just have three-point shooters everywhere. Absolutely. With that said , Golden State's luxury tax bill could become rather insane in the ne...

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  • British PM condemns mosque attack, fends off criticism
British PM condemns mosque attack, fends off criticism

London police are calling the city's most recent van slamming incident an act of terror after almost a dozen Muslim worshippers were run over in Finsbury Park Monday night. Police arrested a 48-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after the terror atrocity in North London that has left one man and eight others injured .

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  • Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win bring global cricket to Pak
Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win bring global cricket to Pak

Kohli had tried to play down the hostility even before the final and said they would play Pakistan as any other opponent. There was no way back for India, who collapsed to 158 all out with almost 20 overs of the match as they suffered their heaviest defeat by runs in 129 ODIs against Pakistan.

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  • Caballero set for Chelsea switch
Caballero set for Chelsea switch

The 35-year-old left Manchester City in May following the expiry of his three-yeal deal at the club, and is now a free agent . Should the 35-year old join Chelsea as expected, he will slot in as understudy to Thibaut Courtois, effectively replacing Asmir Begovic , who has moved to Bournemouth .

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  • Champions Trophy: Hardik Pandya Hits Fastest Half-Century In ICC Tournament Finals
Champions Trophy: Hardik Pandya Hits Fastest Half-Century In ICC Tournament Finals

Kohli said Pakistani players were more intense and passionate in the final which also helped them outplay the India team in every department of the game. An over later, Ravindra Jadeja was picked up at slips by Junaid Khan. But the run-out the pair had threatened arrived when Fakhar's failure to respond to Azhar's call saw the former ODI capt...

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  • Sixers about to acquire No. 1 overall pick
Sixers about to acquire No. 1 overall pick

The 76ers do have plenty of young players that they could trade away, but the reports of the trade discussions say that there are only picks involved in the talks and no discussion of players being involved. "It was what's best for me as a player (to sit out)". Now that the 76ers have the first pick in the draft this next Thursday, they wil...

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