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Golfer Koepka wins his first major at US Open

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I just didn't play well. As for scoring drama - well, this was one time he may have wished he didn't know where he stood. Koepka, South Korea's Kim Si-woo, Japan's Hideki Matusyama, Englishman Tommy Fleetwood and Americans Brian Harman and Rickie Fowler were the names battling for major glory on Sunday , rather than the likes of Jim Furyk, Stewart Cink and Ernie Els. Read More »

Kovalev calls for third Ward bout after controversial stoppage

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The people around him did. Kovalev claimed after the fight that it was the low blows that cost him the bout, but that it should not have been stopped. when you're a true fight fan, you don't mind hearing about the money and all that other stuff if it's a guy that loves to fight and is willing to challenge himself against anybody out there, you know, and fights all out". Read More »

Hamilton and Bottas race to one-two in Canada

Hamilton is only second in the overall wins in Canada which is led by Michael Schumacher with 7 Championships. The young Frenchman turned in an impressive series of laps and was matching the times of Ricciardo, Perez, Raikkonen (who had all stopped earlier for new tyres) and the charging Vettel further back, meaning he emerged from his own stop on lap 31 behind Raikkonen in sixth but with tyres which were 12 laps younger. Read More »

Mexico snatch draw against Portugal in frantic finish

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In Kazan hosted the second match of the eighth confederations Cup Portugal national team missed the victory over Mexico . However, with two teams qualifying for the semi-finals from the four-team pool and Russian Federation up next, Ronaldo is confident the European champions can quickly improve their fortunes. Read More »

Murray, Wawrinka to meet 2nd time in French Open semis

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For the fourth year in succession, Murray is through to the last four of the French Open , his latest passage to the semi-finals coming courtesy of a four-set victory over Nishikori on Court Philippe Chatrier. Open quarterfinals in September. Do you something awesome to share with the world? Wawrinka, meanwhile, took full advantage of a poor serving day by Cilic, who put just 49 percent of his first serves in play. Read More »

Andre Ward TKO's Sergey Kovalev in light heavyweight boxing world championship

However, rather than calling a halt to the action, referee Tony Weeks saw that Kovalev's body language was that of a fighter who may have wanted out and called a surprising halt to the bout. I knew he was hurt. And now he's lost two fights consecutively, and has been stopped inside the distance for the first time in his career. The US star is confident he can do well if pitted up against the bigger guys, due to his stamina and work-rate in the ring . Read More »

Captain Kane rescues England against Scotland

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England hardly sparkled against an industrious and spirited Scotland side in the Group F qualifier but Southgate believes they showed they have the right personality to get results in testing environments. "We've gave it away cheap and then it's went out wide. We'll have a look in more detail, but you've got to credit Leigh Griffiths with two outstanding strikes". Read More »

Halep, Ostapenko to battle it out for French Open title

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Karolina is a good player and made it tough. Halep would move to No. 1 by winning the championship. "I am really happy", said Ostapenko after her win on the clay. A sliced forehand, a shot she likes, went into the net. The 2015 semifinalist did rally to force a third but was always under pressure on serve in the decider. Read More »

Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

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Pakistan , ominously made to bat first - the team batting first lost six of the seven previous finals - racked up a final-record innings of 338-4, founded on a 128-run opening stand between Fakhar Zaman , who earned his maiden one-day global century with 114, and Azhar Ali , whom Fakhar helped to run out on 59. Read More »

CT Final: Pak wins against India

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Pakistan's captain Sarfraz Ahmed , front center, celebrates with teammates during the award ceremony for the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval in London , Sunday, June 18, 2017. 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. Read More »

George plans on leaving Pacers in 2018

Four-time NBA All Star Paul George reportedly told the Indiana Pacers that he plans on becoming a free agent in the summer of 2018. Another way is that they could trade for George this summer. On Thursday, George told reporters that he was committed to playing with the Pacers through the next season because he is still under contract. Read More »

Nadal withdraws from Queen's tournament on doctors' advice

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I guess it is not so bad, but it really depends on how you view his situation. "Today was a very important day for me". "I had tough times previous year so it's great to have big success again". Andy Murray , the reigning champion, has the second best odds, followed by Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic . "Finally, I can play tournaments again. Read More »

Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021

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Ronaldo, the four-time Ballon d'Or victor, reportedly wants to leave Spain this summer and United is among the clubs that he could move to, along with Paris Saint Germain . Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has thrown his support behind unsettled Ballon d'Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo following reports that the player wants to leave the club, sending a warning to Manchester United in the process. Read More »

Ronaldo wants Manchester United return

August 2013 - The former Madrid boss aims another barb at his former player - claiming he is not the "real" Ronaldo . Last week, fans in Madrid and across the world were shocked to hear that Cristiano Ronaldo intends to leave Real Madrid this summer. Read More »

NBA Finals, Game 3: Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113 (final)

The Warriors closed out the game on an 11-0 run. Stephen Curry is averaging 28.6 points and 6.3 assists while Kevin Durant is averaging 27.2 points and 8.3 rebounds. He doesn't begrudge the Warriors for adding to a star-laden team given that it's within the rules. Kyle Korver's dunk in the second quarter was just the 36-year-old's second all season. Read More »

Golfers seem to give good reviews to US Open at Erin Hills

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World No.1 Dustin Johnson , who missed the cut at Erin Hills, called Koepka on Saturday night to tell him to stay patient, not get ahead of himself and the US Open trophy would be his. "That's about the best I've ever played", he said, and Koepka's winning score of 16 under equalled the US Open record set by Rory McIlroy when he won the tournament in 2011. Read More »

Boxer Andre Ward Stops Russia's Sergei Kovalev In Eighth Round

He's not happy about what he said were racist overtones in videos sent out by Kovalev and his team, and unhappy Kovalev keeps questioning the legitimacy of his win in the first fight. Why get away from it? And Ward emphasized that he was dealing with as much remorse as Kovalev was. "It felt like I was up [on the scorecards], but a championship fight starts after the sixth round", Ward said. Read More »

Virat Kohli named in Team of Champions Trophy, Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed skipper

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 winners Pakistan have four players in the selected line-up, with Fakhar Zaman, who scored a match-winning 114 in the final, chosen to open the batting with India's Shikhar Dhawan. "However, by the time it lifted the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at The Oval, it was undoubtedly playing its best cricket", he added. "They also came to express their skill and win a cricket game and they certainly did", Kohli told a news conference. Read More »

Mayweather vs McGregor happening on August 26

Las Vegas' Mayweather, who'll end almost a two-year layoff to box McGregor , is about a 9-1 favorite now that their 12-round, 154-pound boxing match has officially been announced. " Floyd is the greatest of all time and Conor is the master of our sport", MMA promoter Dana White said . I'm not saying Floyd Mayweather's going to win. Read More »

Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

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Adam Hadwin opened the U.S. Open with a round to remember, but closed with a day to forget Sunday, at Wisconsin's Erin Hills golf course. And based on their performances this week, I think we'll be seeing a lot more of them on top of the leaderboards going forward. Read More »

Pakistan win Champions Trophy

Pakistan had entered the tournament ranked eighth on the ICC ODI Team Rankings , but courtesy its victories against higher-ranked sides, finished in the sixth place, which means it now looks well set to qualify automatically for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Read More »

Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown

Murray was barely tested in the fourth round, beating 21-year-old Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. "So I hope I can improve that. It should be an interesting match ". 4 seed Rafael Nadal against Austrian No. 6 seed Dominic Thiem , who upset second-seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic , the defending champion, in straight sets. Read More »

Team Halep on regrouping after tough loss in Roland Garros final

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With the rankings cut-off several weeks ago, Ostapenko is now still one out, although a wild card will surely be made available for her if she wants it. "There were a couple of games when everything went my way and I was ready to fight for every point". She wanted to live the experience of playing for the first time a such important match. Read More »

UFC stars excited about McGregor vs Mayweather fight

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Rumors have circulated for nearly a year about a super fight between the two powerhouses of fighting, however, even UFC President Dana White expressed some doubt as to if the two sides would be able to reach a compromise that would enable them to actually step into the reach. Read More »

Williamson 12th man in Trophy team

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But veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez's quickfire 57 not out, including three sixes , then took Pakistan well beyond 300. "Even with the ball, they were very aggressive", he added. The way they turned things around, it was incredible. "We can be very proud of that as a unit, we leave here with our heads held high because we understand the kind of expectations and pressures we face as a team . Read More »

Lions hope to please their fans against Crusaders

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Only three other families, the Nicholls and Brownlies in the 1920s and the Whitelocks this century, have had three brothers appear for New Zealand. All the while he'll sit back and watch the Lions as they are put to the pin of their collar on a weekly basis by the cream of Super Rugby. Read More »

Penguins demolish Predators in Game 5 blowout win

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Sidney Crosby scored his first goal in this Stanley Cup Final, but the Predators beat Pittsburgh 4-1 on Monday night to even the best-of-seven series at 2-2. "It's a good situation for us". Fleury lost the starting job to Murray for most of the regular season. He has only four shots in the series, including a shot-less Game 3 . Read More »

French Open Day 10: Ostapenko, Bacsinszky set up battle of the birthdays

Ostapenko will play Timea Bacsinszky for a place in her first Grand Slam final after the 30th-seeded Swiss ended the title aspirations of France's Kristina Mladenovic , 6-4, 6-4. "It was really hard because we had all the seasons rolled into one today", Bacsinszky said of a day that saw rain and hail. They play Thursday, which happens to be Ostapenko's 20th birthday and Bacsinszky's 28th. Read More »