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India's Virat Kohli wary of Bangladesh threat in semi-final

Yuvraj Singh is set to play his 300th ODI in the match against Bangladesh today, a milestone for the big hitter and cancer survivor. Bangladesh fans have taken up various social media platforms to show support for their team in a rather tasteless and deprecatory manner. Read More »

Warriors looking to build a dynasty

Durant was named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player after averaging 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds a game, and he became the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 to make 30 or more points in five finals games. Their run was better than anything Bill Russell or Larry Bird did in Boston, so they should be able to claim a spot on the list of the NBA's best teams ever. Read More »

Joshua Kimmich reveals frustration at Bayern Munich amid Manchester United transfer speculation

The 22-year-old has clearly set his sights on playing more regularly for Bayern however, as he stated that he really is happy to play anywhere on the pitch, if it means he is given more opportunities to play next season. Kimmich scored a stunning overhead goal in the 1-1 draw with Denmark last week, before he then set assisted three goals in the 7-0 trouncing of San Marino on Saturday. Read More »

Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan

Hasan Ali, who was adjudged the Man of the Match, was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers as he picked up three wickets giving away just 35 runs in his quota of 10 overs. However, England coach, Trevor Bayliss echoed Morgan's sentiment that the direction of travel remained positive. An unpredictable Pakistan today stunned England by eight wickets to enter their maiden Champions Trophy final , continuing their sensational run in the tournament. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017, England vs Pakistan

Their recent meeting in an ICC tournament was in the ICC World T20 past year, when India won a thrilling game. Bangladesh hasn't. It will be a clash of experience versus inexperience when the neighbouring countries face each other at Birmingham's Edgbaston ground for the right to face Pakistan in the final. Read More »

British & Irish Lions team to face Otago Highlanders

The World Cup-winning former All Blacks coach is disappointed with criticism of the Lions' playing style since getting their New Zealand tour back on track with an impressive but grinding 12-3 win over Super Rugby pacesetters the Crusaders . Read More »

De Villiers to lead South Africa in T20 series v England

De Villiers will then leave the United Kingdom, with du Plessis taking over for the Tests that begin in early July. Hashim Amla‚ Quinton de Kock and JP Duminy have been rested for what promises to be the most forgettable segment of SA's summer in England‚ which culminates in July's Test series. Read More »

Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open title


Nadal was simply unstoppable as he roared past Stan Wawrinka and he became the outright second-most successful player of all-time as he moved onto a total of 15 Slams. After holding his serve in the first game, Nadal broke Wawrinka's serve to love in the next. Despite repeated injury problems in recent years, Nadal looked his imperious best at his beloved Roland Garros as he swatted aside third seed Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. Read More »

Southgate realistic about England's bid to match elite sides

It was never enough. But Bertrand reckons Southgate remains the man to take them forward and that the future is still bright. Southgate should not regard this as too great a setback but he needs to learn from it. The Oasis song "Don't Look Back in Anger" rang out as the teams emerged from the tunnel, with fans holding up red and white placards to form the England flag. Read More »

Mayweather will fight UFC's McGregor in boxing match

Mayweather (49-0) had initially retired from boxing , but the potential fight with McGregor presented an opportunity that even he couldn't turn down. Mayweather is an unbeaten fighter with a 49-0 record, winning titles at featherweight, lightweight and welterweight. "We'll do Embedded series leading up to it and we're coming up with other plans on what we'll do", White said. Read More »

Champions Trophy semifinal: India elect to field against Bangladesh


While India-Pakistan is one of the world's biggest sporting rivalries, Bangladesh are fast emerging as a worthy competitor. The Bangladeshi fans call their national side as " Tigers ", in fact Bangladesh cricket team's official Facebook page goes by the name of " Bangladesh Cricket: The Tigers ". Read More »

India set to be unchanged for Champions Trophy semifinals

Well we have and I am. (Web Desk) - The Bangladesh cricket team has turned quite a few heads so far in this year's Champions Trophy . "Now the whole nation awaits our team making amends in the final against India - if they defeat Bangladesh ", Khan posted on Twitter as he congratulated Pakistan on its semifinal win over England . Read More »

Rockslide blocks road to Yosemite National Park


The rockfall originated from a point mid-way up the cliff, approximately 400 feet above the base of the cliff and 600 feet above El Portal Road, Gediman said. The massive rock slide was reported about noon Monday from the "Parkline Slab" cliff, about a mile east of the park's boundary on Highway 140, according to Yosemite National Park. Read More »

What to expect as fixtures of 2017-18 Premier League is out


Manchester United's first meeting with Liverpool , always one of the highlights of the season, will be on October 14 at Anfield . Hammers boss Slaven Bilic said: "It is fantastic that we will make history by becoming the first Premier League clubs to face each other in Iceland and we are really looking forward to visiting Scandinavia, where there is a very big West Ham following". Read More »

Orioles place Davis on 10-day DL because of strained oblique


Davis was injured during Monday's 10-6 loss to the Chicago White Sox after flying out to right field with the bases loaded in the third inning. Davis is batting.226 with 14 homers and 26 RBIs this season. Baseball executive Joe Torre announced the one-game penalty and undisclosed fine. The mercurial player said he "stooped" to the level of fans who he said were heckling him in the on-deck circle. Read More »

Fire survive Saint Louis FC 1-0, advance in USOC


Open Cup with the 1-0 victory. "Long balls behind the back, every time the ball bounces it doesn't run, just stops, so it was another hard test for our defenders but they did well, they adjusted well and in the end we kept the clean sheet, which is something that counts a lot in these kinds of games". Read More »

Lions hopeful over Davies fitness for first Test


The Highlanders then turned down two shots at goal in favour of setting up lineout drives, hooker Liam Coleman scoring from the second as the Lions counter-drive fell apart. Tuesday's game was like a Test match, the speed, intensity and collisions. Brian Burke and renowned piper John Devine, the duo behind last year's Close your eyes and pull like a dog - a celebration of the O'Donovan brothers triumph at the Rio Olympic - have teamed up once again to give us the inspiring Pride of ... Read More »

Mako Vunipola says win over Crusaders was 'only a start' for Lions

Stuart Hogg remains the Lions' main injury concern pending an examination by a specialist into the facial injury he suffered as a result of a collision with Conor Murray 20 minutes into last Saturday's meeting with the Crusaders . There was better news concerning the other Lions player to fail a HIA, Jonathan Davies. But Gatland rejected those suggestions, emphasizing the Lions' ability to shut down a team that had averaged five tries per game in Super Rugby this season. Read More »

Jordan Pickford has Everton medical ahead of Sunderland switch

Shilton, however, has played down suggestions that the Englishman is overpriced in the current market. "This sort of money should be spent on goalkeepers", Shilton told the Liverpool Echo . 1 keeper for next season. "You can not have a really good side without a good goalkeeper". Despite relegation to the Championship, 23-year-old Pickford impressed between the sticks at the Stadium of Light and now gets the chance to continue his career in the top flight with the Toffees next season. Read More »

Warriors consultant Steve Nash won his first National Basketball Association championship

Golden State parlayed that mega-union into a 67-15 regular season, a 16-1 post-season and a 4-1 drubbing of James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the finals en route to its 2nd championship in 2 seasons. "Some teams wouldn't embrace a guy who came into a situation like ours". Warriors general manager Bob Myers, the architect responsible for bringing the pieces together, seemed to suggest Curry still sacrificed even after the Christmas Day revelation. Read More »

LeBron James: 'I don't believe I've played for a super team'

I think a year ago proved that you can never have too many weapons when you're trying to compete with him. "So for me personally I have nothing to be - I have no reason to put my head down". James replied that he felt he was never a part of a super team. Ah yes, the elephant in the room. Curiously, LeBron added that the Cleveland Cavaliers are indeed a superteam. Read More »