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Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

Mexico, the 1999 winners, struggled to match Fernando Santos' side as Portugal hit their stride halfway through the first half and Ronaldo provided Quaresma with a simple finish after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) had ruled out a goal for Nani. Read More »

Harman in front on crowded US Open leaderboard

The 26-year-old Reed had eight birdies and one bogey. As the only Australian left in the field, Marc Leishman raced up the leaderboard early on Saturday but three dropped shots on the back side to shoot 72 and stay at four under, sharing 17th. Read More »

Getting to double digits is tough, staying there is tougher

Open in relation to par. Leader Brian Harman reacts after finishing on the 18th green during the third round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills. Harman made six birdies and just one bogey en route to a five-under 67 on Saturday to get to 12 under for the week, the second lowest total in relation to par, trailing only Rory McIlroy's 14 under through the first 54 holes at Congressional in 2011. Read More »

LeBron James throws shade at Draymond Green using joke from 'The Office'

You can question the coaching or certain players on the team, but you can never question whether or not the Cleveland Cavaliers cared about losing in the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors . "I don't believe I've played for a superteam", James said. Durant in Green is just that, a figment of my imagination. The group that recruited Durant in the Hamptons that day last summer has the same philosophy about winning more championships. Read More »

Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

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Beyond his assist, the 31-year-old's elegance on the ball, his eye for a pass and capacity for making the right decisions, helped to open up angles for Real Madrid to hit Juventus time after time on the break. "The first half was really tough, against a brilliant team in every aspect, but in the second half, we saw the best performance from Real Madrid all season", he said . Read More »

Justin Thomas makes US Open history

Harman was at 12-under 204 and still only had a one-shot lead, with Rickie Fowler two shots behind. This isn't like most Opens . Once again golfers were taking full advantage of a softened Erin Hills layout left defenseless by overnight rain, attacking the pins with gusto. Read More »

Mohammad Amir declared fit for Champions Trophy final

Prior to this summer's Champion's Trophy , Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel told reporters that India would not play Pakistan in any future non-tournament fixtures, while cross-border "terror from Pakistan " remains. The men in green came into the ICC Champions Trophy as the lowest-ranked of all eight teams and started the tournament with an error-strewn performance against India , sliding to a 124-run defeat. Read More »

Don't tell Rory McIlroy that he's bored playing golf

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Trying to shame McIlroy by name-dropping golf's greatest player proved ineffective, as the younger man went for the jugular with a jibe about Elkington's advancing years: "That's why jack designed 100's of golf courses... "But I'm not going to force it". Hes so bored playing golf on tour. That appeared to prompt 1995 US PGA champion Steve Elkington to write on Twitter that " Rory is so bored playiing golf...without Tiger [Woods] the threshold is prolly 4 majors with 100mill in bank". Read More »

Poor ranking no issue as Pakistan storm into final

But after mustering only a meek 211 all out on an awkward surface, they managed to delay Pakistan for a mere 37.1 overs as the tourists instead booked their place at The Oval this weekend - possibly against their great rivals India, who face Bangladesh in the second semi-final at Edgbaston on Thursday. Read More »

Heures du Mans: la Porsche de tête abandonne, nouveau leader

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Elle n'a pris la tête de la course qu'à seulement 67 minutes de l'arrivée, après avoir été arrêtée plus d'une heure aux stands samedi dans la soirée et remonté plus de cinquante places au classement. A 13h53, pour la première fois depuis samedi, la Porsche n°2 dépassait l'Oreca 07 - Gibson n°38 de l'écurie Jackie Chan DC Racing et prenait les commandes, pour ne plus jamais les lâcher. Read More »

Johnson opens back-to-back bid

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Open at Erin Hills on June 16, 2017 in Hartford, Wisconsin. But I'm going to have to play really well if I want that chance'. "I don't think it's a secret that I feel like my driver is one of the biggest weapons in my bag", McIlroy said on Tuesday. Read More »

Johnson primed for US Open defence after missing Masters

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That didn't stop Dustin Johnson from getting a few more cuts before his title defense. Then in the final round of last year's U.S. Open, controversy threatened to upend Johnson's chances of winning. "But seriously, the rough is bad here and you have got to hit it in the fairways, and besides there is plenty of room to do that as the fairways are pretty wide". Read More »

Pak's action against terror funding only on paper, India to tell watchdog

Earlier, Kohli had said that the Group Stage game would not have any relevance in what he expects to be a very exciting summit clash. They're playing some brilliant cricket. "I am really impressed to see that Sarfraz has turned out to be such a bold captain", Imran said. Below AFP Sport looks back at five memorable one-day worldwide matches between the Asian cricket giants. Read More »

Yasiel Puig flipped off the Cleveland crowd after hitting a home run

The oft-injured veteran has served up one home run in 28 2/3 innings since returning from a shoulder ailment in May. Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth to pick up his 13th save. Kluber struck out six of the last nine batters he faced, including Yasiel Puig in the fifth, giving him 1,000 for his career. Kluber retired Logan Forsythe on a flyout to shallow right field. Read More »

Russian Federation unveils 'psychic' cat ahead of Confederations Cup

Starting on Saturday, Russia is hosting the Confederations Cup, the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup. One of the most common time-wasting tactics used by teams holding a narrow lead is for a player to be substituted and then leave the field slowly, stopping to shake hands with opponents and match officials along the way. Read More »

The Game Says LeBron James' Legacy is 'Tarnished' After Championship Loss

Unless the team can find a way back in, the Warriors will have no draft picks this year. Yes, it is way premature to discuss offseason transactions for next season, but it was hard not to pay attention to Thompson's comments about his future with the team given that it's easy to imagine this group winning titles for years to come if they stay together. Read More »

Minute's silence planned for victims of Grenfell Tower blaze

Police barred their way and scuffles broke out. What emerges in the coming weeks and months will be very hard for many people, including politicians and organisations, but we must get to the truth, Mr Khan continued. They also expressed anger that the prime minister did not meet with survivors or victims of the fire when she initially visited the neighborhood following the tragedy. Read More »

Chelsea star Costa open to Atletico Madrid return but rules out China

Chelsea striker Diego Costa is looking for a move away from Stamford Bridge after being told by manager Antonio Conte that the 28-year-old is not part of his plans at the Premier League club, the Spain worldwide has said. However, the links haven't stopped, with Costa linked with a move to China or a return to Atletico Madrid . " Chelsea are my owners". "My relationship with the coach has been bad this season and it is clear that he does not want me on the team". Read More »

Pakistan's Amir fit for final against India

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Arthur believes that the way his players recovered from a heavy defeat by India in the group stage with impressive victories over South Africa and England proves that it was merely "an aberration". India , on the other side have looked a balanced side with both their batting and bowling departments having managed to click throughout the tournament. Read More »

Ronaldo 'to exit Real Madrid' over tax woes

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As the Express report, it was revealed earlier this week that Ronaldo wants to leave the European champions this summer, which has placed Chelsea on high alert. Perez, who began his second spell as Real president in 2009 and has presided over three Champions League wins in the last four years, has barely had to contend with any rivals for his position since the club approved changes to internal rules for presidential candidates in 2012. Read More »

Warriors Stay Mum On Possible White House Trip

Residents of Oakland, which lost one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a fatal warehouse fire. NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant rode on a different bus with his mom. Meanwhile, Klay Thompson threw T-shirts to fans and waved from the top of an open, double-decker bus. Read More »

Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in Champions Trophy final

Pakistan: TV: PTV and Star Sports. In the past, there have always been contests within contests like between a Sachin Tendulkar and fearsome Shoaib Akhtar. Indias batting line-up, as expected, has fired big time in this Champions Trophy with Shikhar Dhawan (317 runs) and Rohit Sharma (304 runs) topping the run charts. Read More »