• All Whites fall short in Confed Cup opener
All Whites fall short in Confed Cup opener

New Zealand , meanwhile, were finding it tough to hold maintain possession of the ball, which led to a lack of chances. Fyodor Smolov added a second in the second half for the hosts to seal a very important three points, while New Zealand know that this was probably their best chance of getting some points.

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  • Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India in Champions Trophy final
Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India in Champions Trophy final

It was then over to Amir, who quickly dispelled the predictions of many that India could pull off a tournament and ground-record run chase - in the process silencing the majority support in a sell-out crowd for this high-profile showdown as their team folded to 158 all out in 30.3 overs.

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  • Real Madrid back's star player Ronaldo over Tax evasion
Real Madrid back's star player Ronaldo over Tax evasion

Ronaldo's agency, GestiFute , had previously maintained he was up to date on his taxes . Last month, tax officials said he paid all his tax declarations in addition to an extra €6m in 2014. Ronaldo is the best paid athlete in the world, according to a report last week by Forbes magazine, which estimated that he earned $93 million over t...

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  • Virat Kohli named in Team of Champions Trophy, Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed skipper
Virat Kohli named in Team of Champions Trophy, Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed skipper

Veteran Virender Sehwag in his tweets had said that after defeating Bangladesh , India will defeat Pakistan (Beta). But after beating South Africa and then holding on to beat Sri Lanka they then upset hosts England in the "semi", beating them by eight wickets.

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  • 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return to Serie A'
'Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return to Serie A'

Raiola told Sky Italy that there was interest in the 35-year-old from around the world but he said a move to Serie A would be "possible". "Ibra is fine, he's received so many offers, from the U.S. And now, Donnarumma's agent Raiola has taken a stab at the Italian giants, mocking their new Chinese owners when discussing the future of another clien...

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  • 'Awesome' week for DJ: birth of son, Open prep
'Awesome' week for DJ: birth of son, Open prep

I just struggled on the greens. "I'm a little frustrated that I shot three over", he said. After teeing off on the 10th and opening with four pars, the problems for Johnson began on the par-five 14th when he three-putted for a double-bogey seven.

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  • Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 team
Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 team

Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord's, was superb. "Tournaments like Ashes or any other tournaments are not big than India-Pakistan matches", Latif said. Pakistan played...

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  • Prosecution, defense rest in trial over Baby Doe's death
Prosecution, defense rest in trial over Baby Doe's death

Rachelle Bond's live-in boyfriend, Michael McCarthy , is charged with first-degree murder in the young girl's death. He had been living with Bella Bond's mother, Rachelle Bond, at the time. Bond pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact to murder in February. She pleaded guilty earlier this year to helping dispose of her daughter's body.

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  • Erik Jones leads Toyotas for best-career Cup finish
Erik Jones leads Toyotas for best-career Cup finish

He was 15 in the second round (51.075 at 176.211) and 12 in the first round (51.151 at 175.950). With 20 laps remaining in the race, No. 5 Kasey Kahne got into the wall which brought out the second caution of the race. "A win like this is good for the sport". Kurt Busch ran fourth, followed by Brad Keselowski , who started on the front row...

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  • Fultz works out for 76ers amid draft trade talks
Fultz works out for 76ers amid draft trade talks

Fultz would be joining a Philadelphia 76ers that is unlikely to match up soon with the Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers but as ESPN puts it "would likely expect to turn a real corner toward respectability again", with big boost to be provided by top draft picks in the next few years.

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  • Hope teams will now come and play in Pakistan: Sarfraz
Hope teams will now come and play in Pakistan: Sarfraz

Mehboob Hasan , Pakistani skipper Sarfraz Ahmed's Etawah-based maternal uncle and his family, who had been praying day and night for India's win reacted with disappointment to India's defeat against arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval in London .

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  • Brooks Koepka caps record week with first major title at US Open
Brooks Koepka caps record week with first major title at US Open

After three days of benign conditions which have led to a feast of low-scoring, the arrival of strong gusts at Erin Hills suggested the challenging course could finally bare its teeth on Sunday. Koepka also became the seventh consecutive first-time victor in the men's majors, and he is the youngest of the seven by a few months. Brooks Koepka ...

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  • It's very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw
It's very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw

However, Quaresma seems to be getting better with age as even though he may never be the world class player that his potential warranted, he has established himself as an instrumental figure for his national side. Ahead of the Portugal match, the Kremlin opted for a softer stance with deputy prime minister and president of the Russian Football Un...

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  • Conor McGregor's Earning Potential For Mayweahter Fight Has Risen Significantly
Conor McGregor's Earning Potential For Mayweahter Fight Has Risen Significantly

Not surprisingly, Rollins doesn't think McGregor stands a chance in a boxing match. Lewis, who fought for Canada at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, joins a growing list of boxing purists who have come out against the much-discussed fight which will take place August 26.

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  • Here is how Bollywood reacted to Pakistan's victory in Champions Trophy
Here is how Bollywood reacted to Pakistan's victory in Champions Trophy

Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman was picked as Dhawan's opening partner after he aggregated 252 runs in four matches at a strike-rate of 113, following scores of 31 against South Africa, 50 against Sri Lanka, 57 against England in the semi-final and 114 against India in the final.

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  • Koepka wins 117th US Open
Koepka wins 117th US Open

He called it one of his best shots of the week. "It was a long phone call for us", Koepka said. "That's awesome. I think it's really cool", Koepka said. It was only fitting that Koepka left Erin Hills with yet another record matched or broken. "I was kind of, I don't want to say homesick, it was just, exhausted of golf".

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  • Dirk Nowitzki to serve as a captain in NBA Africa Game
Dirk Nowitzki to serve as a captain in NBA Africa Game

Walker and Nowitzki will be joined by CJ McCollum on Team World. The game follows the 15th edition of Basketball without Borders Africa , where NBA coaches and players educate young players from Africa on the game of basketball and important issues, such as education and HIV/AIDS prevenetion.

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  • Nick Kyrgios an injury doubt for Wimbledon after retiring at Queen's
Nick Kyrgios an injury doubt for Wimbledon after retiring at Queen's

Yeah, I will be playing for sure". "I'd play Wimbledon if I was injured pretty bad, anyway". "Dog & Fox", he replied, when asked for his immediate plans. Kyrgios added: "I have been playing with a sore hip for a long time". In February, while playing a Davis Cup match for Canada against Britain in Ottawa, Shapovalov was disqualified for smash...

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  • Larson outlasts Elliott at Michigan again
Larson outlasts Elliott at Michigan again

Nobody else has more than four. Larson jumped out to the lead on the restart and held off the rest of the field to take over the Monster Energy Series Cup points lead in his No. 24 Chevrolet crew, adding he felt the team "overachieved" from the weekend's starting point. "I thought we were probably a third- or fourth-place auto, and then to come o...

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  • Michelle Carter Found Guilty In Texting Sucide Case In Massachuttes
Michelle Carter Found Guilty In Texting Sucide Case In Massachuttes

She knew he was in the truck, yet failed to call police or his family. And additionally she did not issue a simple additional instruction. Sobs broke out throughout the courtroom when the verdict was announced. Matthew Segal , the legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of MA, said that while Roy's death was a "terrible tragedy", i...

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