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Thomas roars into US Open lead

In the previous 116 U.S. Opens, only six players had ever reached 10-under par or lower, never in the same tournament. "Obviously, an awesome day, " said Thomas, a Louisville native who played his college golf at Alabama. It's tied (with the par-3 fourth hole) for the hardest on the course in relation to par, averaging a score of 3.273. "I don't think I could play any different or score any better than I have done", said Fleetwood, who won his second European Tour title earlier this ... Read More »

Theresa May to meet five Northern Ireland parties

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside 10 Downing Street after an attack on London Bridge and Borough Market left 7 people dead and dozens injured in London, Britain, June 4, 2017. "However, while talks are ongoing it is important the Government gets on with its business and we are confident there will be sufficient support across the House for passing the Queen's Speech". Read More »

Virat Kohli: India will be neither arrogant nor 'intimidated' against Pakistan

Fans who want to watch the India vs. Pakistan cricket match live online can go to Sky Go in the U.K., Hotstar in India , or through Sling for those watching on Willow in the United States or Canada. "He is fit to play and will play", said Arthur when asked about Amir . "That's the kind of players they have, we're quite aware of that", added Kohli, with India hammering Bangladesh by nine wickets in Thursday's second semi-final at Edgbaston. Read More »

Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1, retain Champions League title


Ronaldo netted twice as Los Blancos beat Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League final Saturday for a record-extending 12th European crown, leading to wild scenes back in the Spanish capital, Goal writes. It marked the Old Lady's fifth consecutive defeat in a final and a familiar air of regret surrounded punch-drunk Juve players at the final whistle. Read More »

Serbia 1 Wales 1


Wales manager Chris Coleman said he was happy with the outcome although he conceded his side needed to win all their remaining games to qualify for their second successive major tournament after reaching the Euro 2016 semi-finals. "Full of confidence and a fantastic finish". But I think the great thing about going back out there and having another chance is that we can see how far we've come. Read More »

Hockey is a very scary game: Kohli

You can't ignore it. Going into the match, India would be high on confidence having comprehensively defeated their Asian neighbour by 124 runs in the group stage. That's more than half the Pakistan population watching a game. 'PSL has helped Pak players cope with pressure' Pakistan's South African coach Mickey Arthur said on Saturday, while outlining that the "major difference" between India and Pakistan was "exposure to pressure", that the success of the Pakistan Super League ... Read More »

US Embassy wish Pakistan best of luck for Champions Trophy final

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur: "They've [his team] been outstanding, the way they've prepared, the way they dragged themselves off the canvas after the beating at Edgbaston [against India], was unbelievable". The pacer has picked ten wickets and has led Pakistan's revival. India have been performing well over the last couple of years and are a good side. Read More »

Six-way tie atop US Open leaderboard

Matsuyama will be the top-ranked player at Erin Hills over the next two days after Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day all failed to make the cut. "Yeah, first cut made, too (at the U.S. Open)", Harman said. Fortunately for the Englishman, he also carded five straight birdies on the front nine and signed for a 1-under 71 that leaves him at minus-7 through 36 holes. Read More »

Real Madrid have reportedly named their price for Cristiano Ronaldo


According to the accusation, after signing his contract with Real Madrid in the summer of 2009, Ronaldo "purported to" cede his image rights to a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven in the Caribbean. The 32-year-old will be limited to a few clubs to join if he is to leave the Spanish capital this summer. Cristiano Ronaldo has told Sir Alex Ferguson about his plan to leave Madrid. Read More »

Gatland stands by call-up policy

Warburton continues to chase full match sharpness, and could well take a seat on the bench for Saturday's first All Blacks Test in Auckland. Gatland was McGeechan's Forwards Coach for the 2009 tour to South Africa. Gatland's Lions mentor Sir Ian McGeechan even admitted the policy was "difficult to justify", but the tourists boss himself stood firm by his plans. Read More »

America's Cup: What's up next for Team New Zealand


The crews in the first scheduled semi-final, Emirates Team New Zealand and Britain's Land Rover BAR, sat on board their catamarans in Bermuda's Great Sound waiting to see if the wind would build, trying to stay out of the beating sun. The new breed of America's Cup craft lift out of the water on hydrofoils, so far "flying" at speeds of more than 40 knots. Another factor giving Japan a "home" advantage is that they have based themselves in Bermuda with Oracle Team USA since they were founded ... Read More »

Eoin Morgan vows England will 'stay true' to beliefs


After spending a night full of celebration in Cardiff , Pakistan took the road to London brimming with confidence ahead of their Champions Trophy final at The Oval on Sunday. "We knew that we were going to play on a used wicket at some stage in this tournament, and we found out the other day that today was going to be on a used wicket". Read More »

LeBron finally faced the music and shaved his head

Aron Baynes played in the 2014 NBA Finals with the San Antonio Spurs against a LeBron James led Miami Heat. Fans who gathered in Oakland , California, for Thursday's parade celebrating the Warriors Finals victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers said they expected more championships from the team in the years to come. Read More »

Seeking answers, Spieth struggles in 3rd round at US Open


Open . But his 9-foot putt to save par edged just short of the hole, and he had to tap in for bogey. "I feel like the U.S. Open is supposed to be very uncomfortable", Thomas said. Ben Crenshaw was low amateur in 1970. "At some point he will stop growing and will be able to fine-tune things with Randy Smith". "We have had a great plan all week and it has worked out pretty well so far". Read More »

Goldschmidt leads Arizona over Phils 5-1 for 6th win in row


Gregor Blanco wants everyone to take notice when he hits a rare home run. Leftfielder Aaron Altherr also threw out a runner at the plate , and Andrew Knapp drove in the Phillies' lone run with a sixth-inning sacrifice fly. He walked two and struck out six. "If it's over his head", Mackanin said, "it could be a three-run double and whole different game". The left-hander ran into trouble during a two-run first inning but kept the damage to a minimum after that. Read More »

New Zealand gifted America's Cup lead by British wing breakage

Japan's America's Cup dream ended as SoftBank Team Japan went down 5-3 to Sweden's Artemis Racing in their semifinal on Friday. He helped Oracle Team USA rally from an 8-1 deficit to win eight straight races against Team New Zealand in 2013 to retain the oldest trophy in worldwide sports. Read More »

Mohammad Amir fit for Champs Trophy final

But Kohli, understandably confident in his own team added: "I don't know there's much that we need to change. Everyone is in form", said a cricket fan from Mumbai. Arthur suggested he and the staff made a mistake in analysing India too much, creating a fear that came out on the field at Edgbaston. It has mostly been Indian batting vs. Read More »

Thomas shoots 63, but Harman leads after Round 3


The final-hole struggle was in marked contrast to his second-round rally, when he became the first player from China to make the cut at a U.S. Open, according to U.S. He won that tournament by seven shots. "Someone could get out early and shoot a low score", Harman said. Rain Friday night softened the course for Saturday, and winds have been manageable, leaving it up to the USGA to tweak the course as they see fit. Read More »

Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo welcomed in Russian Federation ahead of Confed Cup

Germany is the top-ranked team in the eight-nation Confederations Cup, at No. 3, but it came to Russian Federation with a second-string squad that has only three players from the team that won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Before the Champions League final two weeks ago, when Madrid won its second consecutive title with two goals by Ronaldo, the star forward said that he was never jeered while playing for Manchester United, and that he missed his time in England even though he loved living ... Read More »

Logjam at top of US Open after two rounds

And the former Ryder Cup player then made it five birdies in succession - just one short of the US Open record equalled by Adam Hadwin on Thursday - by picking up shots on the first, second and third. He shot 68 and was only three back. Zach Johnson holed an 8-foot putt on the par-3 ninth for his third birdie of the front nine. A record 44 players finished under par in the first round, bunching the field up as the action unfolds. Read More »

Injury forces Ross Moriarty out of British & Irish Lions tour


With Nehe Milner-Skudder making a recent return to the global scene following lengthy injury , the diminutive Kiwi created chaos in the Lions back row. At the 16th minute Johnathan Davis made a break through only to be cut short by Tawera Kerr-Barlow. The try was chalked off however, with the officials unable to determine whether George had reached the whitewash. Read More »

Rory McIlroy not 'bored' with golf following US Open exit

Rory McIlroy called out former PGA champion Steve Elkington for remarking that the four-time major victor is "so bored playing golf". McIlroy may not be the model of consistency lately - he's missed three cuts and finished inside the top 10 three times over his last six majors - but he's still the No. Read More »

Video shows Penn State fraternity pledge in agony after fall

A preliminary hearing is underway in the case of 18 Penn State fraternity members accused in the death of a 19-year-old pledge earlier this year. The Penn State University pledge who died after a booze-fueled hazing ritual "looked like a corpse" on frat-house video footage, a detective testified Monday. Read More »

Mohammad Amir Fit For India vs Pakistan Final, Confirms Mickey Arthur

Little did ICC imagine that they would be gifted with an India-Pakistan final, a battle that is still the biggest in cricket despite the one-sided nature of the contests in favour of India in recent times. "The more relaxed you stay in these kind of situations, it's a good thing, because it helps you take better decisions when you are composed and calm mentally, and you can help the team come out of hard situations only if you're thinking in that fashion". Read More »