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Louis Oosthuizen makes early move at US Open

It also put him squarely in the mix to capture his first major. This is his third try at the U.S. Open and the first time he has made the cut. A four-under-par 68 left him at 10 under heading into the final Sunday, two behind the lead. You can make a bogey kind of anywhere ... Right behind the leaders Friday was a trio of players that included Rickie Fowler , who went 28 holes before making his first bogey and then went three holes without making a par. Read More »

Rolland brille dans les Pyrénées, Loubet n'est plus leader — Route du Sud

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Le grimpeur français, parti seul à quatre kilomètres de l'arrivée, a résisté à ses poursuivants, notamment le Suisse Sylvan Dillier, qui s'empare du maillot rouge de leader pour une petite seconde au détriment de Richard Carapaz . Reuters content is the intellectual property of Thomson Reuters or its third party content providers. Thomson Reuters shall not be liable for any errors or delays in content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Read More »

Record tumbles at US Open

Furyk was never seriously challenged in the final round, and he wound up winning by three shots and matching what was then the U.S. Open record at 272. "I had no idea that nine-under was the best ever in an Open, so that was pretty cool once I saw my card". Or that Johnson and McIlory went home Friday after missing the cut? "This went totally against the tradition of the U.S. Read More »

Cyclisme: victoire finale de Silvan Dillier (BMC) sur la Route du Sud

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La 4e et dernière étape a été remportée, ce dimanche, par Tom Scully , de l'équipe Cannondale-Drapac. Le Français Kenny Elissonde ( Sky ) complète le podium final. Dillier , 26 ans, succède au palmarès à Nairo Quintana (2016) et Alberto Contador (2015). Ceux-ci se sont partagés les bonfifications offertes lors des deux sprints intermédiaires placés sur le parcours, empêchant ainsi Carapaz de refaire son retard. Read More »

No World T20 in 2018 as ICC sticks to its calendar

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Look, no venue was decided. It is reported that the delay is because the top member nations will be busy with bilateral commitments in 2018. The source further felt that shifting the event to 2020 would not hinder the ICC a great deal as fans still had multiple T20 leagues to look forward to all around the world, where they could see the best players in action. Read More »

Brian Harman holds one-shot lead over Tommy Fleetwood at US Open

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This birdie putt on the Par 4, 504-yard 5th hole will go down as one of the greatest putts in U.S. Open history. Fleetwood dropped a shot at the last to close a four-under 68 at Erin Hills to join Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas - who fired a record-breaking 63 - in a share of second. Read More »

Laidlaw defends Gatland's new Lions call-ups, saying: 'They're all Test players'

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Following on from the All Blacks' 78-0 demolition of Samoa , the Lions turned the second-half screws on Saturday to down the Maori All Blacks 32-10. But there were still plenty of Lions fans confident that the Lions' performance has them back on track for the series. "They've got a number of guys who will be keen to play a bit of test footy on this tour and maybe it's a chance to scrap for some spots on the bench", he said. Read More »

Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63

Thomas is sponsored by Polo Golf , so you know where to look for those pink trousers. "All Jimmy (caddie Jimmy Johnson ) and I were trying to do is give ourselves a best chance to make a four". Scheffler is three shots back of the lead on a jam-packed leaderboard. Even with the course drying out, there simply was not enough wind to frighten anyone on their game. Read More »

Harman leads, Thomas ties record

Harman, shot a five-under 67 to take the 54-hole lead at 12-under par, just one shot ahead of Thomas. The soft, forgiving conditions created opportunity for major movement up the leaderboard for those players willing to take it. "I've been there a handful of times and had some good finishes but I'm looking forward to getting the job done". It's not going to be an easy day, for sure. Read More »

Who can prevent a Pittsburgh Penguins three-peat in 2018?

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Sunday's Pittsburgh Penguins championship was historic in several senses, featuring the league's first repeat Stanley Cup victor in almost two decades, a repeat Conn Smythe Trophy recipient for just the third time ever and a rookie scorer whose postseason points total matched a 35-year-old mark. Read More »

Sanchez Likely To Miss Chile's Confederations Cup Opener - Pizzi

Chile could open their Confederations Cup campaign without two leading players, as goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, who hasn't played since suffering a calf injury in April, has been ruled out of Sunday's game . Speaking on these coming Confederation Cup matches, Acting Brands and Marketing Director, StarTimes, Mr. Qasim Elegbede, said StarTimes remains commitment to delivering quality sporting content to its subscribers. Read More »

TV ad rates rocket ahead of India, Pakistan final

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Imran tweeted the team a good luck message to his 5.5m followers. Amir took 0-32 in Pakistan's 124-run defeat at the hands of India in the teams' tournament opener at Edgbaston, but Arthur says the team have "closed the door" on that defeat. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India win toss, Kohli opts to bowl first

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India and Pakistan meet at the Oval on Sunday, with Virat Kohli's side seeking successive Champions Trophy victories. Nicknamed "soldier" by his team-mates - he was once a sailor in the Pakistan navy - Fakhar, might have been out on three when caught behind but Jasprit Bumrah was denied a wicket by a no-ball after replays showed the pace bowler had over-stepped. Read More »

'Soldier' Fakhar marches on to Champions Trophy hundred

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Apart from the loss against Sri Lanka, India have looked very impressive in the tournament - winning the other three matches without having much concern. They will probably go into the game as favourites. Opening batsmen Dhawan and Rohit set the tone for India when they hammered Pakistan in their first game of the tournament. Read More »

Five of the best Pakistan-India ODIs

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My humble advice to Sarfaraz is: play to our strength; try & bat first and build a decent total", he said. Imran also praised the captaincy of Sarfraz Ahmed. "We will finish all our chores till 3 in afternoon as nobody will be getting up from in front of the TV once the match starts", said Yuvraj Kumar who has represented Jharkhand in U-16 and is now a part of U-19 district Cricket team from Ranchi. Read More »

All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze

PHT will be here to guide you through what could be a wild ride. Conditions are different from 2000 when teams lost two players to Columbus and Minnesota. Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman said on Friday that the Leafs intentions have not gotten out, but that they are likely going to try to make a big move that will improve their chances over the next two years, while Auston Matthews , Mitch Marner and William Nylander are on their entry-level contracts. Read More »

Fakhar departs after scoring a ton as 200 comes up for Pakistan

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However, the battles between India and Pakistan only occur at major ICC events or at the Asia Cup since the BCCI and PCB's relationship is now at rock bottom. It will require some serious batting performance from Virat Kohli & Co to overcome the target. They will probably go into the game as favourites. Read More »

No locals taken on first day of Major League Baseball draft

Yes, the pick was reportedly in large part because Brendan McKay's number on the table was deemed too high, but keep in mind that Minnesota just landed the most talented high school player in the country. His mid-90s (mph) fastball, biting slider and easy delivery kept the Nationals interested. Despite posting a 4-1 record with a 1.34 ERA as a junior, the pick comes with uncertainty after he underwent Tommy John Surgery in May, but the Yankees are fond of his upside. Read More »

Favourites India take on Pak in big clash today

Pakistan opener Azhar Ali says his side's group stage thrashing at the hands of fierce rivals India will hold them in good stead for the return bout in Sunday's Champions Trophy final in London . Pakistan , decimated by India in their first league game, came back strongly defeating South Africa and Sri Lanka to make it to the semis and then punished an errant England to make it to their maiden Champions Trophy final. Read More »

At US Open, Justin Thomas sets scoring record

Tommy Fleetwood happy to salvage a bogey at the last as a third-round 68 kept him within a shot of the lead at the US Open . There were 18 rounds in the 60s on Saturday. His putting, and the 300-yard fairway shot to eight feet on hole 18 were exceptional. The course wasn't easy for the top-three ranked players in the world as Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy , and Jason Day head home after missing the cut. Read More »

India vs. Pakistan: ICC Final Odds & Prediction

Pakistani pacers have managed to subdue the rival batsmen en route to the Champions Trophy final but Gautam Gambhir does not see them posing any serious threat to Indian batsmen in the title clash tomorrow. "They've been really special in the way that they've bought into the concept that we wanted them to buy into and the brand of cricket, and they've done exceptionally well at that". Read More »

Erik Jones leads Toyotas for best-career Cup finish

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He had interviewed Xfinity victor Brad Keselowski in victory lane Saturday as part of an all-driver broadcast by Fox. Keselowski finished fifth on Sunday and returned the favor by crashing the broadcast and interviewed Blaney . Prior to the final laps, a pair of crashes midway through the day dominated the narrative. "He'll probably want to still go party tonight", Wallace said. Read More »

India Will Definitely Lift The Title, Say BSF Jawans

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Despite being steamrolled in that rain-interrupted match by their opponents, Pakistan not only overshadowed South Africa and Sri Lanka in their group matches but gave a drubbing to hosts England in the first semi-final. "The belief just showed on the field the way they played together as a team and regardless of who you play in the finals, it's always going to be challenging because once you start thinking that it's a big game, then your mindset changes". Read More »