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Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup

Russia's Fedor Smolov celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Russia and New Zealand , ...


Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

After finishing with an assist in the Confederations Cup Group A game, he was expected to give an interview after the match. With time running out, Southam...


A guide to the US Open contenders

He still built a six-shot lead through 36 holes, despite hitting his tee shot into the ocean on the 18th hole and salvaging bogey. The 24-year-old prodigy hit...


Porsche win Le Mans, torment for Toyota

The impact damaged the left rear of the vehicle and at one point it caught fire as the Frenchman tried to limp back to the pits. That twin disaster left Toyot...


Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will fight August 26 in Las Vegas

So here is a round-up of what has been said about what is already one of the most talked about fights in history. Most observers are less impressed and do n...


Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

India are now 6th in the world rankings and undoubtedly have the upper hand in today's clash with Pakistan who are ranked 13th in the world. That early pressu...


India In The Semi-finals: ICC Trophy 2017

Comparing the two captains - Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers , both of whom play for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL, Harbhajan said: "you can tell how apa...


Claudio Bravo won't return from injury for Chile's Confederations Cup opener

Chile's breakthrough was just reward for a dominant performance at the Spartak Stadium, where the South American champions had a "goal" controversially ruled o...


Ward vs Kovalev II: Andre Ward Stops Sergey Kovalev in 8

But a wicked right hook to the stomach hurt Kovalev , who unsuccessfully protested to referee Tony Weeks that it was low. He did say he was hit below the belt ...


Fakhar, Amir script India's downfall as Pakistan lift Champions Trophy

Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day global (ODI) hundred was the cornerstone of Pakistan's 338 for four as they set title-holders and arch-rivals India a stiff c...


Boxer Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight

The fight is expected to gross millions of dollars with Mayweather a solid favourite. The economic expectations have been set so high because intense public d...


Harman edges clear, Thomas dazzles in US Open blitz

And he duly found a fourth birdie of the day at the seventh, getting him to within two off the lead. That's the fifth 63 in U.S. Open history and 31st in all ma...


Why Alexandre Lacazette would soften Sanchez's Arsenal departure

Jean-Michel Aulas confirmed Arsenal have submitted a bid for the 26-year-old France global, who scored 28 Ligue 1 goals for Lyon last season. Lacazette, a...


Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final

Indian wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni was seen in a picture holding Pakistani team Captain Sarfaraz's little cute son Abdullah. Everyone is aware of the tale...


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

It's incredible that in the 42 years - starting with the first World Cup in 1975 - that ICC has organised world events for 50-over cricket, this dream finale ha...


Pakistan Champions Trophy final should be a cracker

Babar Azam kept the run-rate ticking along with 46 from 52, before Mohammad Hafeez (57no) took control in the final overs, smashing a crucial half-century from ...


India vs Pakistan Champions Trophy 2017: Historic victory, says Sarfraz Ahmed

Opener Fakhar Zaman was heading for the dressing room after nicking Jasprit Bumrah behind the wicket to MS Dhoni . Kohli also said he backed his boys to ...


Liverpool could complete Mohamed Salah signing in the next 48 hours

This seems to be a rather questionable claim, but it certainly highlights just how pacy Salah is, which would boost Liverpool's impact significantly. Salah's ...


Harman leads through 54 holes at US Open

He made the eagle to get his name in the record book. There, he is in a three-way tie for second place at 11 under, one behind Brian Harman . Paul Casey, Br...


Tapwrit rallies to win the Belmont Stakes

The snobbery toward racing in California was obvious in the book and movie Seabiscuit and lived long after that undersized champion leveled the great 1937 ...


Is Real Madrid's Álvaro Morata the right man for Manchester United?

The Spain worldwide, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United among others, scored 19 goals in all competitions for Madrid last term, but made jus...


Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

Erin Hills again lacked enough wind to be the stern test the U.S. Open wants, and it showed. But the 24-year-old American will start Sunday's final round trai...


Tehran says Saudi coastguard killed Iranian fisherman

The Turkish Parliament approved the deployment of troops to the base in Qatar only two days after the Gulf crisis broke out earlier this month. In their appar...


Golden State Warriors reportedly unanimously vote to skip the White House visit

Curry hopped and shouted as he gave high-fives to the crowd after getting off a double-decker bus during the Thursday parade. In 2010, Boston Bruins goalie Ti...


Lions Labour To Beat Barbarians In Tour Opener

The last time the Lions were in New Zealand , in a 2005 tour, they were held to 17-all at half-time in their first match against the provincial Bay of Plenty...


Nine All Blacks in Crusaders team to face Lions

While the only measure of success in New Zealand will be how the British and Irish Lions fare against the All Blacks, coach Warren Gatland knows Saturday's ...


Warriors say no decision made on White House visit

Kevin Durant shines as NBA Finals MVP. The Warriors went 15-1 in this year's postseason, with sweeps in the first three rounds before beating LeBron Jam...


Justin Thomas breaking records at US Open

Xavier standout Justin Thomas and ex-Louisville Cardinal Adam Hadwin - who are both at 2-under par. As good as that round was, Thomas has not run away with ...


Text Message Antonio Conte Sent To Diego Costa Revealed

The Blues hierarchy have been planning to offload Costa for a long time, with both Conte and owner Roman Abramovich in agreement that the striker needs to be so...


Putin's pregame speech 'mobilised' Russian Federation - coach Stanislav Cherchesov

The over 68,000-seat capacity stadium created to host the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches was laid down in the western port...


Pakistan soar to 338 with Zaman's maiden ton

It is fantasy cricket time after all, India vs. Pakistan in the final of a Champions Trophy. But a brilliant century by Fakhar Zaman laid the foundation...


Champions Trophy: High intensity against SA augurs well for defending champs India

He has shown signs of improvement ever since he first donned the Indian colours and was the Man of the Man in India's decisive 8-wicket victory against South A...


Champions Trophy: India, Pak gear up for 'mother of all finals'

The match will be played at The Oval in London tomorrow. Kohli, the India captain, said he "would not think" of omitting Pandya from his team for the ...


Top Three Miss Cut At US Open As Four Others Share Lead

He missed a five-footer for birdie on his first and then squandered another chance on 11, where he missed a 12-footer. "We all play golf, and it's Father's Day ...


Russian fan leader banned from opening Confederations Cup match

Over the past five years, there have been numerous incidents of racism during matches in Russian Federation. The Confederations Cup is a tradition that takes ...