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Real Madrid changing Cristiano Ronaldo's mind over exit will be hard - Calderon

The newspaper touted a €180m ($264.4m) move this transfer window. "He feels he's honest, has good character and did everything OK", the source said. According to Marca , Florentino Perez said that if Cristiano Ronaldo really made a decision to leave Real Madrid , he should directly tell this to someone from the club's management, and not become a source of rumors, being far away from Madrid as part of the Portuguese national team. Read More »

Pakistan smash 338 vs India in Champions Trophy final

India's inning got off to a rocky start with the collapse of its top batting order to Pakistan's bowling attack in chase of a daunting 339-run target in the high-octane nail-biting final of the Champions Trophy at London's Oval ground on Sunday. Read More »

Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Kohli

The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 tournament is finally over and Pakistan team has emerged the winners - they beat India by 180 runs in the final to clinch their maiden Champions Trophy crown. "This is very important victory for Pakistan cricket", he said. With the ball, we could have had more wicket-taking opportunities. The collapse continued when left-handed opener Dhawan was caught behind off Amir. Read More »

Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

Mohammad Amir, who did not play in the semis, produced a brilliant spell of pace bowling and took the price scalps of the top three Indian batsmen to leave the Men in Blue at bay. The left-hander was literally brutal as he smashed 12 fours and 3 massive sixes during the course of the innings. There was a still a seat-of-the-pants element to Pakistan's progress, though, and it was not the greatest surprise when the opening stand ended with a run-out mix-up in which both batsmen were ... Read More »

Judy Murray's work in tennis recognised with an OBE


High-profile women in sport have also been rewarded in the honours list. Judy Murray joined her tennis champion sons Andy and Jamie in being recognised with an award by Queen Elizabeth II, in the British sovereign's birthday honours list published Friday. Read More »

Pakistan, India face off in historic cricket final

Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London´s River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord´s, finished with three for 16. Read More »

Rugby / Bleus : huit changements contre l'Afrique du Sud, première pour Penaud

A la charnière, Trinh-Duc sera titularisé (à la place de Jules Plisson) pour la première fois depuis sa fracture d'un avant-bras contre les Samoa le 12 novembre (52-8). l'AFP ne pourra être tenue pour responsable des délais, erreurs, omissions, qui ne peuvent être exclus ni des conséquences des actions ou transactions effectuées sur la base de ces informations. Read More »

Titans agree to terms with wide receiver Eric Decker


After spending the first four years of his career with the Denver Broncos , Decker inked a five-year, $36.25 million deal with the Jets in the 2014 offseason. "We brought him in, and I talked to him this morning for about 25 minutes", Mularkey said of Decker last week. Still, some team could really want him and over pay to get him. Read More »

CT 17:Sarfraz leads by example, takes Pakistan to the semis


Meanwhile, England coach Trevor Bayliss reckoned a semi-final exit was consistent with an ODI ranking of fourth. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed: "Credit goes to the bowlers and the batters, who finished it very well". The dashing Fakhar completed a 49-ball fifty to follow his 50 against Sri Lanka . Q. Ben Stokes , 60 balls and no fours kind of tells its own tale, doesn't it? On a Cardiff ground where they chased more than 300 to beat England in an one-day global previous ... Read More »

Rosenstein Hits Media for 'Anonymous Allegations' on Russia Probe


There has been growing concern among Trump and his allies that Mueller's past professional relationship with Comey is getting in the way of his investigation into Russia's interference of 2016 presidential election . President Donald Trump says it's "sad" that seven months of investigations and hearings into possible links between his campaign and Russian Federation have been fruitless. Read More »

Pakistan beat India by 180 runs, win ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Despite the heavy loss, Kohli had a smile on his face. On Sunday, India failed in two departments of the game that have won them matches in recent times . "Sri Lanka batted exceptionally well there". Credit to all the boys for the way they played. "We've got to keep this momentum now, we're on the right track and I'm just happy with the brand of cricket we're playing". Read More »

India wins toss, elect to field in Champions Trophy final

Just two weeks ago, Pakistan were at a low ebb after crashing to a humiliating 124-run defeat against India in the group stage. Former Australia left-hander Michael Hussey feels that although India are hot favourites to retain the ICC Champions Trophy , Pakistan can not be discounted as they have a feeling of "destiny" with them. Read More »

Koepka in control and with a 1-shot lead at US Open

It also marks the seventh consecutive Major that has crowned a first-time victor. Any time you go home from a golf tournament with a million-dollar cheque there's usually a trophy to go along with it. There were 133 sub-par rounds, nine more than the previous record in that 1990 U.S. Open. Brian Harman , who had the lead coming into the day, made a long birdie putt on No. Read More »

Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori French Open quarterfinals match preview


Murray defeated 21-year-old Khachanov 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in two hours and four minutes to register his 650th match win of his career. "Stan has played fantastic this tournament so far", the Scot said. Garcia sealed the result on the second of three match points when the No. 43 hit a forehand into the net following a long rally. "He had some injury problems and was a little bit sick so he couldn't practise as much as he needs to in order to be ready, especially on clay". Read More »

Pakistan spoil England's party to reach Champions Trophy final

Injured England bowler Chris Woakes on Test Match Special: " Pakistan opted to bowl first, which we all thought was the wrong decision as we thought the pitch would deteriorate and become harder to score on". "After two years of positive one-day batting, that is the biggest disappointment", he wrote. "We got ourselves in a position where 300-320 was a realistic possibility, and the way we've been playing, maybe even more". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup: Andre Silva

Quaresma had an opportunity to get his second of the game and win it for his team with 10 minutes to go, set up for an acrobatic effort by Ronaldo only to shoot straight at the 'keeper. Portugal thought they had the lead after Pepe scrambled home from close range, but the VAR system ruled him offside. Until then, Mexico had arguably been the better team; an aggressive press, intensity and very high defensive line was bold and a statement of intent from coach Juan Carlos Osorio. Read More »

Zidane pleads with Ronaldo after 'I quit' bombshell

Cope subsequently reported that Ronaldo has spoken to Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane about the situation and confirmed to his club boss that he does want to quit La Liga. The highest-paid player in world football is being linked to a return to Manchester United , a move to Paris Saint-Germain, or the Chinese Super League . Read More »

Favourites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

The Real Madrid forward, who has scored 12 goals in his past six games for Portugal , has won a number of club and global competitions as well as several individual awards. As for Portugal , their young striker Andre Silva, Who recently completed a big money move to AC Milan, said their captain Ronaldo is only focusing on the national team and winning the tournament. Read More »

Each Real Madrid player to receive £2million each after trophy-laden season


But it was Zidane who provided the inspiration for Madrid's first La Liga and Champions League double since 1958. Costa Rican worldwide Keylor Navas has been criticised for inconsistency. The 27-year-old said: "Yes". When Juventus enjoyed spells of pressure in the first half, they largely held firm. "I've signed a long-term contract at Madrid", he said. Read More »

Ronaldo willing to leave Real Madrid, say reports


This comes amid news that Ronaldo told Sir Alex Ferguson six weeks ago (http://dailypost.ng/2017/06/18/ronaldo-told-ferguson-six-weeks-ago-ready-quit-real-madrid/), that he is ready to leave the La Liga club. The Mexico forward Raúl Jiménez, who plays his club football in Portugal with Benfica , is confident his team-mates can keep Ronaldo quiet at the Kazan Arena. Read More »

Why Cristiano Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real Madrid

Reports out of Spain today Marca .com via Diego Acedo declare that Cristiano has made a decision to leave Spain , or what is the same, Real Madrid , the club with which this season he has conquered four titles. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho would reportedly "relish" the chance to work with Cristiano Ronaldo again as the club keep their eye on his transfer situation. Read More »

Taurasi breaks WNBA scoring mark in Mercury's blowout loss

Phoenix (6-4) closed out the second quarter with an 11-4 run to lead 45-32 at the half. Thompson even took to Instagram to make a congratulatory video for Taurasi, referring to her as "D-Money". Allie Quigley led Chicago (2-8) with 19 points, while Breland had 18 and Pondexter 13. IN committed just four turnovers, while forcing 18, and won its first road game in six tries this season. Read More »

Troubled Ronaldo eyes more silverware at Confederations Cup

Following their match against the current CONCACAF Gold Cup holders, Portugal are set to play hosts Russian Federation in Moscow on 21 June and New Zealand in Saint Petersburg on 24 June. "It's the new rule, and if it brings benefits to football, that's fine", Portugal coach Fernando Santos said. "Portugal always shows ambition in every competition that it plays", Alves said. Read More »

XV de France: Novès voit "une vraie progression"

Guilhem Guirado, capitaine du XV de France , n'a pas souhaité répondre aux questions des journalistes concernant l'intervention du président de la Fédération Bernard Laporte , qui aurait créé un énorme froid avec le sélectionneur Guy Novès . Read More »

High winds to make final round of US Open interesting

The previous lowest score in relation to par was the eight-under 63 shot by Johnny Miller in the final round of the 1973 Open. He may not have the length off the tee the younger generation possesses, but that hasn't stopped the 50-year-old from competing on even terms with the long hitters, many of whom are half his age. Read More »