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Unchanged India line-up for Champions Trophy final, hints Virat Kohli

And credit to them, they have turned things around for themselves really well, and they have beaten sides that have been very strong. We were in opposite teams with him turning out for Grand Midwest, while I was playing for Danube. Kohli expected the match to be a good contest where all the 22 players will give their all to take their team through. "It's important to maintain the balance of being confident in your own skill and what you are doing as a team", he said in a sensible note. Lire la suite »

Russia defeat New Zealand 2-0 in Confed Cup opener

All Whites central defenders Michael Boxall , right, and Tommy Smith are unable to prevent Denis Glushakov's shot from sneaking in to give Russian Federation the lead. Russian Federation made a rapid start, with Aleksandr Golovin having a drive unconvincingly dealt with by New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic , before the hosts were twice denied by goal-line clearances. Lire la suite »

Doctors Upgrade Rep. Scalise's Condition To 'Serious'

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Scalise remains in critical condition at a hospital near the Capitol and has undergone multiple surgeries. The Congressional Baseball game was held on Thursday night despite gunfire at practice on Wednesday morning. Mr Scalise remains in a critical condition after undergoing several operations, though word came from the hospital during the game that he had improved. Lire la suite »

Sarfaraz vows to play 'attacking cricket' in clash against India

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Defending champions India have been magnificent with the bat, Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma and captain Kohli racking up the runs consistently and with plenty of style. What had he learnt leading India for the first time in a global tournament, Kohli was asked. "We can only control our performances and that is what we are looking to do", he added. Lire la suite »

Steph Curry says he doesn't want to visit the White House

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All-Star guard Stephen Curry recalled last year's loss to the Cavaliers in the finals and said everything the team went through last year makes this title so much sweeter. Warriors guard Klay Thompson was throwing T-shirts to fans and waving from the top of an open, double-decker bus. Durant's decision to depart the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Warriors was criticised by many, but winning the title provided redemption for the National Basketball Association star. Lire la suite »

Durant planned for this 1st title

LeBron James was remarkable in defeat, however. Kerr returned for game two of the Finals and wins his second title in three years. The Golden State Warriors said they have not yet made a decision whether to visit the White House to celebrate their 2017 NBA Championship win. Lire la suite »

Real Madrid crowned kings of Europe

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France's national team coach Didier Deschamps today hailed former France teammate Zinedine Zidane , who lead Real Madrid to consecutive Champions League titles. "We have made a tough European League for a lot of reasons but we recognise that the best teams are in the Champions League ". "This season was incredible again, last season was unbelievable. Lire la suite »

Thomas has recond nine-under, Harman grabs US Open lead

Well, you could devalue it by saying it was shot on probably the widest golf course to yield the low score, and among the softest. From that near meltdown, he hit the next wedge to 3 feet and made the putt to save a 6. Harman, 30, joined the PGA Tour in 2012 and has won two tournaments, including the Wells Fargo Championship earlier this year. "It would change my life, I know that". Lire la suite »

Rory McIlroy destroys Steve Elkington after Elk tries to call him out

Ryder Cup player Rafa Cabrera-Bello, out early after opening rounds of 72 and 73, saw an improvement in his game and birdies on two, seven and nine helped the Spaniard to shoot 71. McIlroy has played just six tournaments this year and said rustiness cost him in Wisconsin. It meant that for the first time since World Golf Rankings came into play in 1986, the top three all failed to make the cut at a major. Lire la suite »

Rory McIlroy dismisses Social Media criticism after missing US Open cut

Elkington got roasted by the far more accomplished McIlroy. McIlroy has revealed that he intends to play in next week's Travelers Championship and the Irish Open , Scottish Open and Open Championship in successive weeks in July. I sort of have to let it come to me a little bit. He was not the only top player to leave Wisconsin in a hurry. Dustin Johnson and Jason Day also missed the cut. Lire la suite »

Maori skipper issues warning to All Blacks

The Lions , though, let their rugby do the talking a day after the All Blacks' 78-0 demolition of Samoa, though, dominating the Maoris in a hugely impressive performance after losing to Highlanders on Tuesday. "We did a little bit in Carton House, where we weren't put in the same team together but we were, I suppose, doing a drill where at times he was at second receiver and at times I was". Lire la suite »

Allen Iverson Makes Bold Prediction About LeBron James

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It took Golden State only five games to dispatch the Cleveland Cavaliers . He added, "Rather than talking about how to break up or knock down a championship-caliber team, my focus should be on how we do a better job developing more great players in this league". Lire la suite »

Lewis Hamilton WINS Canadian Grand Prix in a Mercedes One-Two - Vettel 4th

Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel's duel has turned this season's Formula One title race into one of the most keenly-anticipated - and most hard to forecast - in decades. It did seem the Ferraris had the upper hand". It will be a major challenge for Hamilton to hold him off in the race. Valtteri Bottas made it a Mercedes one-two as the team proved a cut above all weekend while the Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo made it three podiums on-the-spin as he came home in third place. Lire la suite »

Tickets sales for congressional baseball game spike after shooting

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Republicans and Democrats play one another in annual event, which raises funds for charity . (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). Among others, Republican Representative Steve King wrote on Twitter that "violence is incited by the leading cultural voices of the Left" and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich cited an "increasing hostility on the left". Lire la suite »

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russian Federation

Portugal is making its first appearance in the Confederations Cup, the eight-nation competition played by continental champions plus host Russian Federation and World Cup victor Germany. Ronaldo's recent performances have left him in a strong position to catch up with Lionel Messi with a fifth world player of the year award. Ronaldo has 11 goals in five games with the national team this season, including two in Portugal's 3-0 win at Latvia in European World Cup qualifying last week, the ... Lire la suite »

CT2017 final: Amir issues a warning to Kohli

Pakistan , despite being defeated in the first match, made a significant turnaround and defeated South Africa, Sri Lanka and then England in the semi-finals to make their place cemented in the final of the ICC tournament. We have changed nothing from the day we came here", he added. Going into the finals, title-holders India will be firm favourites against a Pakistan side, who were the lowest ranked of all the teams taking part in a tournament featuring the world's top-eight ODI sides. Lire la suite »

Logjam: Casey, 3 others tied at the top in US Open

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Open , had the most sub-par scores in a first round at the championship, while the one-over-par cut matched the record low previously set in 1990 at Medinah. "It could change in a heartbeat". Bubba Watson , using a pink golf ball one day and lime green the next, shot 75-73 and appeared certain to miss the cut. Lire la suite »

Rory McIlroy torches snarky golfer with an epic Twitter response

The tweet was accompanied by a screenshot of his Wikipedia page listing his achievements in the game. McIlroy was far from the only star to suffer at the U.S. It might not be the end of this particular spat, however, it is the end of McIlroy in this year's US Open. The four-time major victor also took time to respond to Australian golfer Steve Elkington , who tweeted: " Rory is so bored playiing golf". Lire la suite »

India vs Pakistan: Hardik Pandya ending the all-rounder conversation in style

They eventually returned with a revised target of 289 in 41 overs but barring a half-century from opener Azhar Ali , Pakistan struggled throughout their chase in Birmingham . Describing India's victory over Pakistan as "comprehensive", right-handed batsman Manoj Tiwary hailed his country's all-round performance and also backed them to continue the momentum in the rest of the eight-team marquee tournament. Lire la suite »

US Open - the story of the third round

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He also could become the first left-hander to win a U.S. Open . There never have been nine straight Opens without a playoff. "It was close and my dad called me and said 'do you want to go?' And I said 'heck yeah!'" Perschke said. "I think it's going to produce a really great champion". With the the top-three players in the world missing the cut - Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day - more big names are starting to crumble. Lire la suite »

Birthday girl Ostapenko claims first French Open final spot

She really wants this badly and is going to go to any length to win. "The best thing is that I didn't give up", Halep said , per Ben Rothenberg of the New York Times . After recovering from a set and 5-1 down against Elina Svitolina in the quarter-final, Halep led from the front against Pliskova. Hampered by an ankle injury in the lead-up to the French Open , where she finished runner-up in 2014, Halep would not consider skipping the tournament. Lire la suite »