• Former Pakistani greats appreciate national side for ICC Champions Trophy victory
Former Pakistani greats appreciate national side for ICC Champions Trophy victory

The Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of staging the World Twenty20 every two years, according to International Cricket Council ( ICC ) chief executive David Richardson. "Certainly, it's not about me and my career but it's about 15 unbelievable players in that dressing room, who have been absolutely fantastic for the past year".

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  • All Whites improve but still lose to Mexico
All Whites improve but still lose to Mexico

Cristiano Ronaldo brushed off the tax storm clouding his Real Madrid future by scoring the only goal of the game as Portugal beat hosts Russian Federation 1-0 at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday. "We were so deflated after the game because we felt we had more that we can show, we showed that in the second half". Knowing the current New ...

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  • Ronaldo leads Portugal over Russia
Ronaldo leads Portugal over Russia

Today at 16:00 GMT, Russia takes on Portugal in Moscow and Cristiano Ronaldo very focused on leaving victorious. It was a touching moment to remind that the world should not forget about people with limited abilities. The team played very well against a side playing at home with the support of their fans. The player warned: "We know the c...

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  • Lions raise game to beat Crusaders 12-3 in 3rd tour match
Lions raise game to beat Crusaders 12-3 in 3rd tour match

These Lions are no pussycats. And while the Lions did not suggest that Hogg would be ruled out for the remainder of the tour, Farrell indicated that they believe they have enough players in their squad to cover for the potential loss.

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  • Russia 0-1 Portugal updates as Cristiano Ronaldo scores crucial winner
Russia 0-1 Portugal updates as Cristiano Ronaldo scores crucial winner

As the Point Level for the Mexico is low (whatever the ranking position), In order to sustain till knock out round, should Qualify one match and suppose other one gets tied, surely at Knock out matches. And Portugal boss Fernando Santos is anxious the Borussia Dortmund star, who had earlier set up Cristiano Ronaldo's headed victor, has suff...

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  • Hamilton determined to deliver in Baku
Hamilton determined to deliver in Baku

After a dominant weekend in Canada where he led a Mercedes one-two to regain momentum after a stinging defeat to Ferrari in Monaco , Hamilton is on a high and with the praise of team boss Toto Wolff ringing in his ears. "It feels the same vehicle as past year [but now] we're just having a competition". Previous year in Baku , he hit the b...

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  • Mexico force Cristiano Ronaldo captained Portugal to epic draw
Mexico force Cristiano Ronaldo captained Portugal to epic draw

Portugal had an early effort controversially disallowed by the video referees but they eventually took the lead after 34 minutes through Ricardo Quaresma after a mistake by Carlos Salcedo let Cristiano Ronaldo through on goal. Was it the Mexican players, the referees, the video assistants or maybe the press? A frantic end to the first half g...

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  • Yankees' first baseman Greg Bird receives cortisone shot in ankle
Yankees' first baseman Greg Bird receives cortisone shot in ankle

But Bird was having a tough time at the plate with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre before his rehab was shut down, going 3-for-21 in six games after going 6-for-17 in six games with Single-A Tampa. Bird's ailment has turned first base into a problem for the Yankees all season. It was clear Girardi had soured on Carter, who woke up Wednesday hittin...

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  • Haase upsets Thiem, Zverev advances at Gerry Weber Open
Haase upsets Thiem, Zverev advances at Gerry Weber Open

The Austrian world number eight struggled with Haase's consistency throughout and missed two set points in the second set before double-faulting on his opponent's first match point. "He mixes it up well with his slice and serve, so he's always a hard opponent on this surface", said Zverev, the world number 12. "I played good in the second set and...

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  • Nate Diaz sued by former agent over profits from Conor McGregor rematch
Nate Diaz sued by former agent over profits from Conor McGregor rematch

Diaz, according to a report by TMZ Sports , is facing a million-dollar lawsuit filed by his former agents, The Ballengee Group . Diaz was paid a whopping $2-million up front and got a cut of the PPV points, as well. The suit claims that unbeknownst to Ballengee, attorney Awad had begun "interfering with their agreements" with the Diaz brothers an...

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  • Tiger Woods is 'Receiving Professional Help' After DUI Arrest
Tiger Woods is 'Receiving Professional Help' After DUI Arrest

Tiger Woods has confirmed he's getting " professional help " to manage his medications following his driving under the influence ( DUI) arrest last month (May17). "He's had to handle the pain, which then potentially leads to the lack of sleep because you're in so much pain". "He's been in just vast pain for so very long that taking prescribed...

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  • Portugal looks to return to winning ways
Portugal looks to return to winning ways

It is the second game of Portugal vs Mexico which ended in a 2-2 draw, that had so much drama and controversies. It is the first time Portugal plays in it, so it is a privilege for us all to be here. Fedor Smolov scored in the second half to seal the win for the host nation. However, it was Russian Federation who finished strongly with ...

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  • Eoin Morgan's side look to start series with a win
Eoin Morgan's side look to start series with a win

Bairstow and Hales cruised home to leave. England too were undone in their quest for Champions Trophy glory with a semi-final defeat by eventual champions Pakistan. After three run-outs in their Champions Trophy exit at the hands of India, De Villiers survived a repeat as Eoin Morgan missed a shy at the stumps with his counterpart well short.

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  • Punjab: Amarinder announces total waiver on crop loans for small, marginal farmers
Punjab: Amarinder announces total waiver on crop loans for small, marginal farmers

CM Amarinder Singh received a formal approval from the council of ministers on the amendment bill in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha regarding the issue. Free houses and low-priced houses to the people belonging to the weaker sections of the society were also among the promises made the new Punjab Chief Minister in Vidhan Sabha.

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  • Los Angeles Clippers interested in trading for Paul George
Los Angeles Clippers interested in trading for Paul George

But telling local media and fans that he " wants to win" and "be the first to bring a championship" to IN while actually wanting to be IN a completely different location with a team that has averaged 23 wins over the past 4 years will leave an very bad taste IN the organization's and Pacers fans' mouths.

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  • FIFA warns Mexico over rude chants at Confederations Cup
FIFA warns Mexico over rude chants at Confederations Cup

The hosts beat New Zealand 2-0 in the tournament opener with Fyodor Smolov the star of the show in Saint Petersburg, but this will be a totally different proposition for the hosts against Cristiano Ronaldo and Co. This historic event was made possible by the Confederations Cup's sponsor McDonald's, showing that football is open to disabled c...

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  • Pacers, Lakers Discussing Paul George Trade
Pacers, Lakers Discussing Paul George Trade

But you look at the teams that have the assets to go after Paul George ", Lowe said , naming the Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers , and Denver Nuggets, "none of those three teams are buzzing about Paul George right now. They can not afford to lose the talent that by adding George to the mix will possibly give them a new Dynasty for the next ...

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  • Kumble vs Kohli; Cricket fans cheering for Pakistan held for sedition; more
Kumble vs Kohli; Cricket fans cheering for Pakistan held for sedition; more

Sri Lanka's early exit in the tournament caused them to swap places with Pakistan , as they toppled from No. 6 to No. 8 in the rankings. The team also had success in the T20 format, taking home the World T20 title in 2009. "When we arrived here (in England ), we were No 8 and now we are the champions", said the 30-year-old gloveman. The win...

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  • Scalise's Condition Improves, Upgraded From Serious To Fair
Scalise's Condition Improves, Upgraded From Serious To Fair

He has required several surgeries for a reported gunshot wound to the hip. Doctors previously said Scalise's condition "was as critical as you can be when he came in". House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said that Scalise had been talking and texting following the shooting. The three other people also shot in Wednesday's attack are Congressional...

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  • Russia vs Portugal: how and where to watch
Russia vs Portugal: how and where to watch

Mexico claimed a 2-2 draw with Portugal in their Confederations Cup opener on Sunday. After that, the two teams will squad off at 11 a.m. ET. The abandonment of the Confederations Cup in its current format would be a big change in the four year cycle of the worldwide calendar with many confederations timing their own competitions to act a...

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