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No pressure on us ahead of ICC CT final: Virat Kohli

Their confidence will be boosted by the fact that it was at The Oval where India suffered their only defeat of this tournament when Sri Lanka chased down a target of 322 to win by seven wickets. When asked about the preparation and the team's approach about the much-hyped match , Kohli said, "We have not spoken about the game in any different way". Read More »

Coup double pour Pozzovivo


Simon Spilak (Katusha) a pris une option pour un deuxième succès au Tour de Suisse . En attendant la difficile étape de vendredi, la course est ainsi largement ouverte avant un ultime contre-la-montre dimanche à Schaffhouse. L'Italien n'avait visiblement pas récupéré de ses efforts de la veille, lui qui avait terminé 2e en 2015 derrière Thibaut Pinot au pied du glacier. L'équipe AG2R n'a pas connu la même réussite que la veille. Read More »

Virat Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

All logic points to an Indian victory but nomadic Pakistan are never more risky than when they "cornered" and could provide a final twist to a tournament that has been blighted by bad weather and one-sided games. There was no over excitement. And as, we all know, the match between these two countries is much beyond the game. "It just solidifies the direction we want to move in", he said. Read More »

Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Golden State Warriors title

Oakland recently learned it's losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas in 2020, and the city is still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire. "I remember exactly where I was this time previous year, and it wasn't a great feeling", Curry told the crowd at a rally after the parade. Two days after capturing the franchise's second title in three years against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers , the Warriors prepared to part ways ... Read More »

Kohli's social media detox for Trophy final

India have ticked all the boxes in the ongoing Champions Trophy and it's no surprise that they would get past Pakistan to retain the title, Test wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha said today. India should be aware of this fact. India , meanwhile, have done exactly what was expected. Those two wickets against Sri Lanka have been his only two of the tournament so far, however, albeit his economy rate is a respectable 4.79. Read More »

Papin donne un conseil à Tolisso — Bayern Munich


L'ancien attaquant passé par le Bayern Munich entre 1994 et 1996 s'est exprimé au sujet de la dernière recrue du club bavarois. Tolisso est un peu comme Kroos, ils ont le même style de jeu. Un bel hommage de la part de l'ancien buteur marseillais. Il est important d'apprendre la langue et d'intégrer la philosophie du Bayern. Alors que l'international français devra donc s'adapter à un nouvel environnement, Jean-Pierre Papin a conseillé son compatriote. Read More »

Le Cameroun disputera la compétition en hommage à Foé

Arnaud Djoum , joueur qui a récupéré le numéro 17 de Marc-Vivien Foé en sélection, l'a affirmé à la BBC . Ses coéquipiers apprennent la nouvelle seulement après le match qu'ils viennent de remporter 1:0, puis ils décident de jouer la finale contre la France, pour honorer la mémoire de Foé. Read More »

IND vs PAK 2017: London to host final countdown of Champions Trophy

Pakistan have yet to play a match at the Oval this tournament but in bowling coach Azhar Mahmood, who spent several seasons at his "second home" playing for Surrey, they have someone familiar with all the vagaries of the London ground. "Such a feat will encourage youth to take to the game and this feel good factor that cricket is able to create will have a positive impact on the psyche of the society". Read More »

Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

De Villiers, who plays alongside Kohli for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), pointed out that the 28-year-old has learnt to control his emotions over the last couple of years. "At the same time , neither are we too intimidated nor are we too arrogant about what we are doing". That overwhelming triumph may be regarded as giving Kohli's team a psychological advantage but he insisted that it meant nothing. Read More »

McIlroy heading home after erratic round of golf

Thomas poured that in to become the 29th player with a 63 in a major championship. "I started to let it go towards the end and show what I can do". Fleetwood was asked what winning would mean. "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". "Today I felt really good, played really well, and I have to wake up with the same feelings tomorrow if I'm going to have a chance". Read More »

India seal spot in Champions Trophy knockouts with win over South Africa


The Proteas, who are now the No. 1 ranked ODI side, however lived up to their "Perennial Chokers" tag in a virtual quarter-final clash that turned out to be a thoroughly one-sided encounter. Hardik Pandya showed he can use guile too when needed. Sri Lanka, meanwhile, have overcome setbacks to find themselves in a shoot-out for the last four. Read More »

Kevin Durant claps back at troll directed at him on Twitter

AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. However, some opine that despite the NBA Finals registering impressive figures in the ratings game this year, it is apparent that the American audience is still more into American football. Read More »

Everton among four clubs eyeing £15m-rated PL 22-year-old


Now away with England Under-21s at the European Championships in Poland, Chambers has yet to make his mark at the Emirates. Should Everton make a move for Chambers then they are likely to face competition from Bournemouth, Newcastle and Redbull Leipzig for his signature. Read More »

Cabinet Praises Trump at First Formal Meeting

The public portion of the Cabinet meeting would, in more ordinary times, have ended at that point. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao thanked Trump for visiting her department last week, relaying that "hundreds and hundreds of people were just so thrilled". Read More »

US Open snippets from third round at Erin Hills

Miller, who can best be described as outspoken and brash, was one of the best golfers in the world during the 1970s, in many cases second only to Jack Nicklaus. Moments later, he began a run of five straight birdies that put him right where he wanted to be going into the weekend. On seven he sank a 15 footer. Read More »

Casey chasing Fowler at #USOpen


E coli bacteria can cause various forms of illness, most commonly diarrhoea, but the consequences can be even more severe. When you find yourself asking why, here's a brief explanation. McIlroy relishes the momentum he has thus far been denied for reasons beyond his control. (That was his first competitive round since the Players, having taken time off to heal from a rib injury.) On Friday, he hit 11 fairways and 12 greens but his five birdies were offset by four bogeys. Read More »

Clinical Lions grind Maori All Blacks down in 32-10 win

Obviously outstanding in the second half. The game had been billed as an unofficial fourth test , but the Lions produced such a brutal and clinical second half, particularly when Maori scrumhalf Tawera Kerr-Barlow was in the sinbin, the home side were struggling to hang on. Read More »

US Open: Set up for greatest finish ever?

Were they just not as sharp as they normally would be for a major? After 54 holes, he is one stroke behind surprise leader Brian Harman . When the carnage was over, only four of the top 12 players in the world rankings - Hideki Matsuyama, Jordan Spieth, Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler - were still in the tournament. Read More »

Owen Farrell kicks Lions to victory over Crusaders


Negotiate the trip's all-important middle fortnight successfully and anything becomes possible down the closing stretch. The pair worked like a dream against Crusaders when Sexton replaced the injured Jonathan Davies and the excellent Farrell dropped back into midfield. Read More »

Brian Harman sits atop a crowded US Open leaderboard after third round

I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did. England's Tommy Fleetwood has been putting beautifully at the U.S. Open and needs to extend his surprising roll at the championship one more day to change his life forever. Of the five other players who shot a 63 in the third round at a major, none went on to win. "To be three under par with a chance on the weekend, I'm proud of that", said Garcia. Read More »

4-Star OT Matt Jones Commits to Ohio State Buckeyes

According to Tim Moody of Scout , Jones "had always been thought to be an Ohio State lean" and committed Saturday during a visit to the school. Jones is the top 2018 recruit from the state of NY, third-best defensive tackle and 53rd-ranked overall national prospect, according to 247sports composite rankings. Read More »

Brian Harman takes US Open lead after day three

He says he wouldn't know. "The majors have a different feel and sound to the roars and to hear the crowd go insane when I holed that putt on 18 was really cool", said Thomas, whose back-to-back wins in Hawaii in January included an opening 59 in the Sony Open . Read More »

Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by one at US Open

He's still very much in play after shooting a 73. "So it's pretty simple, I just didn't get it in the hole fast enough". That's definitely for sure. "And I can still beat my best finish at the US Open ", said Leishman, referring to his 18th placing at Oakmont a year ago. Read More »

Top 3 miss US Open cut, 4-way tie for the lead

What he did was make nine birdies and an eagle, drive a par-4 green with a 3-wood, and shoot the lowest score in relation to par in the history of the U.S. He was a long shot to make the cut Friday after opening with a 79, his worst score ever in a U.S. Open, and he removed any suspense when he hit a wedge over the green at No. Read More »