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Author: 0 Fans in Pakistan celebrate memorable victory over India

The replay showed medium-pacer Jasprit Bumrah overstepped. Earlier, Fakhar rode his luck after Kohli sent Pakistan into bat at a sun-drenched Oval . He said he hoped the win would nourish passionate fans starved of watching their team play at home . "We were always thinking there was one spell in there somewhere, and the spell came thankfully at the start of a final".

Author: 0 McGregor fight set for August 26

The bout will be held in Las Vegas at either the MGM Grand Garden or T-Mobile Arena. "So it's part of the fun of this fight , is Conor McGregor , in a 12-round fight , gonna be able to touch Floyd Mayweather? ". Muscle memory, and natural instincts, could easily take over when McGregor fights , but his contract now forbids him from doing so. Conor McGregor is 27 and he is a southpaw.

Sports Quiet Reflection ruled out of Royal Ascot
Author: 0 Quiet Reflection ruled out of Royal Ascot

German entry Spectre is also one to watch but it's an Australian jockey who could provide the biggest story of the week, after the first of 30 races. But Ribchester - under the careful charge of William Buick - should have nothing to fear from this foreign legion in the Qipco British Champions Series race, a prize once claimed by the legendary Frankel.

Sports Swansea City join chase for Chelsea youngster Tammy Abraham
Author: 0 Swansea City join chase for Chelsea youngster Tammy Abraham

And the Blues are expecting a flurry of offers during the summer. Recently promoted Newcastle and Brighton have both been tipped with a move for the striker but they now face competition from Swansea after chairman Jenkins confirmed his side's interest.

Author: 0 Rohan Bopanna wins first-ever Major, bags French Open mixed doubles title

On a blustery day in Paris , Murray struggled to find his rhythm the way he had in his previous matches at the tournament, but eventually overcame the Japanese eighth seed in four sets, winning 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-0) 6-1. Wawrinka awaits in the last four. However, instead of discussing the match in the traditional on-court TV interview, Murray took the microphone to remember the 29 people who died in the recent outrages in London and Manchester.

Sports Dragons lock Hill named on bench for Lions clash with Chiefs
Author: 0 Dragons lock Hill named on bench for Lions clash with Chiefs

That background may ensure a certain amount of friendliness between the backroom staffs tomorrow, but the match itself will be played in the fiercest of spirits as the Lions , who beat the New Zealand Maori 32-10 on Saturday, look for another morale-boosting win to take into the three-Test series.

Sports Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires
Author: 0 Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

Portugal's national Route 236 was transformed into a road of hell as the ferocious blaze ripped through the wooded countryside. Two more Spanish airplanes and two Italian aircraft will also be deployed, according to the European Commission.

Author: 0 Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy

The mix-up didn't hurt Pakistan in the long-term, as Fakhar's 114 from 106 balls allowed them to post a huge total of 4-338 from their 50 overs. Pakistan's thrilling victory over their biggest rivals was set up by Fakhar Zaman's century and a three-wicket burst from opening bowler Mohammad Amir .

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins, Patch takes third

This was the third Belmont attempt for Jose Ortiz , who finished sixth with Samraat in 2014 and last with Forever d'Oro past year. Patch , of one-eyed fame, finished a distant third and Gormley was fourth in a strung-out field of 11 weakened by the scratches of projected favorite Classic Empire and Japanese star Epicharis , another leading contender, due to foot injuries.

Sports Unflappable Burling puts New Zealand in control at America's Cup
Author: 0 Unflappable Burling puts New Zealand in control at America's Cup

Analysis - Could this be the " San Francisco moment" when an ascendant Team New Zealand is savaged by a revitalised Oracle TeamUSA? Then again, it could also be a repeat of 1995, when Team New Zealand, then led by skipper Russell Coutts and Peter Blake, sailed a fast boat to a five-race wipeout of Dennis Conner off San Diego to hoist the Americas Cup for the first time.

Sports Unseeded Ostapenko defies the odds to win incredible French Open title
Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko defies the odds to win incredible French Open title

She's also the first unseeded woman to win the title in the Open Era. "I mean, I think I can not believe I am Roland Garros champion, and I am only 20 years old", Ostapenko said in an on-court interview after her upset win. 6-seed Dominic Thiem on Friday to earn his spot in the final. "Maybe I wasn't ready to win it", she said. That also helped me. "So if I can reduce them, I think will be helpful".

Sports Think Mayweather-McGregor is a freak show? How about these?
Author: 0 Think Mayweather-McGregor is a freak show? How about these?

McGregor had been eager to fight and pushed the bout for most of 2017, constantly taunting Mayweather and challenging him to finish the deal. The list includes his first fight vs. "They could've not f*cked that thing up worse with how late they got these tickets out", White said. Earlier this year, UFC President, Dana White , claimed that he highly doubted the fight would ever happen.

Author: 0 Lions call up 4 Wales players as tour reinforcements

I heard he just got engaged as well - I'd like to congratulate him on that. We know we need to improve but we're really happy with the direction it's going. When they did, such as through Jonathan Davies and Conor Murray, they often looked to grind out a penalty and turn to the metronomic Halfpenny. It's not just the tight stuff , he gets around the park as well.

Sports Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan
Author: 0 Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

India handed Pakistan a 124-run defeat in the first group match before Pakistan defeated South Africa, Sri Lanka and then thrashed England in the semifinals to qualify for its first ever Champions Trophy final . He added: "We wanted to inspire the whole nation because we have been missing this for the last nine years with no cricket at home". The incident took place after India lost the match by 180 runs and the players were making their way back to the dressing room after the ...

Sports Stanley Cup Final: Penguins on cusp of repeat after clinic
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final: Penguins on cusp of repeat after clinic

Bonino now boasts four goals and seven points through 21 postseason games, a step back from the 18 points in 24 games that he was able to put up during the team's successful championship run in 2016. In 23 games Ward had a 2.14 goals against, making 22-of-23 saves in a Game 7 win against Edmonton. "It's a good situation for us". The Penguins have come within two games of the first team to capture consecutive Cups in almost two decades due in large part to their resiliency.

Author: 0 Twins select Rooker again in first round

After spending the last year evaluating the players of this class, here are some my top takeaways from the first day of this year's MLB Draft. A versatile position player, Lewis played third base and center field at the start of his high school career before playing exclusively shortstop as a senior.

Sports NHL: Penguins bring home second straight Stanley Cup
Author: 0 NHL: Penguins bring home second straight Stanley Cup

The Penguins were led by team captain Sidney Crosby , who scored eight goals and 27 points in 24 games en route to his third championship and second straight Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP. It ends the deepest playoff run in Predators history. The Penguins ruined Nashville's star-filled party on the final night of CMA Music Festival to set up another celebration of their own.

Sports Zinedine Zidane contacted Cristiano Ronaldo to discuss his Real Madrid future
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane contacted Cristiano Ronaldo to discuss his Real Madrid future

However, if he really is available, then sure, go for him - break the bank in the process - but if United even get a whiff that the deal is dead in the water then they would be wise not to get roped into the media circus. The 70-year-old construction magnate's third term in charge of Europe's most successful club spanning 15 years - 2000-2006 and since 2009 - will be rubber stamped at a ceremony at the Santiago Bernabeu later Monday.

Sports 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz
Author: 0 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

Barring any other changes before Thursday, the first four spots in this year's draft order would mirror the first-four from last year: Philadelphia at No. They also used a sixth-round pick (No. 214 overall) to select defensive tackle, Elijah Qualls . But where do we find such a player? If not, the Celtics have set themselves up even more nicely for a future that already includes the Nets' 2018 first-rounder.

Author: 0 Celtics and 76ers agree on trade for No. 1 draft pick

With the additional draft pick acquired in the deal, the Celtics now have seven selections over the next three years, including picks from Brooklyn (2018), Memphis (2019, protected 1-8), and the LA Clippers (2019, protected 1-14). Starting in 1985, the National Basketball Association implemented a lottery system in order to determine which team receives the No. 1 overall pick in that year's draft.

Sports Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers
Author: 0 Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

As the race to catch Cleveland in the East continues, the Celtics could have as many as seven first round picks over the next three years including picks from Brooklyn (2018), Memphis (2019, protected 1-8), and the LA Clippers (2019, protected 1-14).

Author: 0 Sixers Officially Move Up to No. 1 in Trade With Celtics

Australia's Ben Simmons is nearly certain to team up with top point guard prospect Markelle Fultz in Philadelphia next season after the 76ers and Boston Celtics confirmed their National Basketball Association draft deal. The Celts would certainly benefit from adding any one of those players, but the key to this transaction may be the additional asset gained. "I'll do whatever it takes to help any team I go to win", Fultz said.

Author: 0 Bacsinszky downs French favourite Mladenovic

She was, though, up against a teenager for the third time this tournament, and she had needed three sets to come through the previous two, Jaimee Fourlis and Catherine Bellis. In the second set, one disruption-a medical emergency in the crowd-was followed by more. Mladenovic endured a rollercoaster tournament filled with ups and downs, and she was very emotional on the court on Tuesday, almost bursting into tears just before the second rain delay.

Sports Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to DUI, dodges jail time
Author: 0 Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to DUI, dodges jail time

The Hall of Fame linebacker crashed his Bentley into a parked police vehicle in Palm Beach County while driving on the Florida Turnpike in 2016, according to TMZ . He also got 75 hours of community service, ordered to complete a DUI education program and must stay clean from drugs and alcohol for the entirety of his probation.

Author: 0 Cavs, GM Griffin to part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

Sam Amico, whose reporting on the Cavs has been ahead of the curve over the past year, could not answer that question, but he did note that Griffin's stance was to not include Irving in trade talks. He's also leaving three days before the draft - the Cavs are now without a pick - and on the eve of free agency. After losing in five games to the Warriors' so-called "super team", the Cavaliers want to figure out how to beat Golden State to claim another National Basketball Association title.

Sports Kyrgios retires injured at Queens, says fit for Wimbledon
Author: 0 Kyrgios retires injured at Queens, says fit for Wimbledon

Having battled hip and shoulder problems in recent months, Kyrgios last week declared he was finally close to full fitness, but now he faces an anxious wait to discover if he will be able to compete at Wimbledon, which gets underway on July 3.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix

Meanwhile, his team mate, Valtteri Bottas , secured the second spot on the podium , bringing home Mercedes' first 1-2 finish of the season. The win marked Hamilton's 3rd win of the season and 56th of his career. Taking it back to the start, Carlos Sainz found himself stuck in a lot of race controversy and also a prisoner in his own auto after poorly cutting off Romain Grosjean which pushed him Carlos onto the grass and hurtling uncontrollably to into Felipe Massa ending both their ...

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Portugal vs. Mexico amid transfer speculation

Ronaldo remains focused exclusively on Portugal's run in the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, according to Sky sources, who say he is "fine, professional and 100 per cent committed to the national team". Perez, who also reiterated Ronaldo's release clause remains at 1bn euros, remains confident the Portugal captain is innocent of the allegations of tax fraud.

Author: 0 Philly gets No. 1 pick from Sixers, chance to draft Fultz

That first round pick will be either the 2019 Kings selection or the 2019 Sixers selection, whichever one is the higher pick, with one very important protection. Another is that they think they know who the best player in the draft is...and it isn't Markelle Fultz . It seemed as though the No.1 draft pick, Fultz was going to the Boston Celtics , but then the basketball gods chose to intervene.

Sports Suit Filed Against Chicago Bears, NFL Over Wearing Gear
Author: 0 Suit Filed Against Chicago Bears, NFL Over Wearing Gear

Less than a week before the game, Beckman says he was notified via email that fans using the on-field warm up pass would not be allowed to wear gear of the opposing team. The suit's focus is a Bears rewards program that lets season-ticket holders stand along the sidelines during certain pregame warm-ups at Soldier Field, something Beckman says he did in 2014 and 2015 in Packers apparel.

Author: 0 Star Proteas assigned sides for T20 league

A former Kolpak player himself, du Plessis returned to South Africa in 2010-11 after two years at Lancashire and has since become a regular across all formats and in T20 leagues around the world. Shah Rukh himself was not present at the launch in London , a location that meant the South Africa marquee players attached to each of the eight teams could attend, with the Proteas now on tour in England.

Sports United Kingdom government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire
Author: 0 United Kingdom government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire

A photo released by the Metropolitan Police shows a view of an apartment in the Grenfell Tower , which was devastated by a fire last Wednesday. On Sunday Chancellor Philip Hammond said there would be an investigation to see if building rules had been violated in reference to the cladding which had swathed the building, allegedly to improve the view from nearby luxury flats, and may have accelerated the blaze.

Sports Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage meds
Author: 0 Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage meds

Woods, who has undergone four back surgeries since 2014 told the arresting officers he had an adverse reaction to a mix of prescription drugs, which included Vicodin and Xanax. Last week RadarOnline.com exclusively revealed that Tiger Woods would be heading to rehab in order to keep his kids following his May 29 DUI arrest, and now the disgraced golfer has taken to his personal Twitter page to announce the news.

Sports Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in Team of ICC Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in Team of ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistan came into the tournament as the lowest-ranked side (eight) and not many expected them to play the final after the 124-run defeat they faced in Birmingham against India in their tournament opener. Credit to them, they outplayed us in all three departments. I would do the same here because they deserved to win. "Amir bowled brilliantly but all my bowlers bowled really well".

Sports Pakistan Triumps Over India To Win The Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan Triumps Over India To Win The Champions Trophy

Kohli accepted his side had been second best as he acknowledged Pakistan's "amazing tournament". Leading the batting for the young Pakistan side - which had fallen easily to India by 124 runs in a group stage match on June 6 - was 27-year-old Fakhar Zaman who recorded his maiden century in only his fourth global innings.

Sports Australia looks to make amends against Bangladesh
Author: 0 Australia looks to make amends against Bangladesh

They were also just four overs short of the 20 needed for the Duckworth-Lewis method to be activated, which nearly certainly would have ruled in Australia's favour. Warner remained unbeaten on 40 runs off 44 balls with two hits to the fence.Smith scored 22 runs off 25 deliveries as Australia posted 83/1 in 16 overs before the rain intervened.

Sports Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash
Author: 0 Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

June 18, The Oval: Beat India by 180 runs- Fakhar, caught off a no-ball on three, makes 114 his maiden ODI century as Pakistan pile up 338 for four after India captain Virat Kohli wins the toss in the final. "We're scheduled to have a World XI in Pakistan in September for three Twenty20 games", he said. India and Pakistan last played a bilateral series when the latter toured India for a three ODI's and two T20Is in 2012/13.

Sports Reported Ronaldo link with Bayern is hoax of the day - club
Author: 0 Reported Ronaldo link with Bayern is hoax of the day - club

Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing, and Madrid has issued a statement saying it believed the player was innocent. He is now at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation with the Portuguese national team where his team-mate Andre Silva said that Ronaldo was motivated for the tournament.

Sports Warriors on brink of making claim as NBA's best ever
Author: 0 Warriors on brink of making claim as NBA's best ever

LeBron James was lost for words Wednesday after his Cleveland Cavaliers gave up a 3-0 lead in the 2017 NBA Finals to the red-hot Golden State Warriors. LeBron rose to try and bother the shot, but did so cautiously. THE Cleveland Cavaliers had a win in their grasp and watched it fade away. but don't blame LeBron James .

Author: 0 Switzerland's Bacsinszky Reaches Women's Semi-Finals On A Rainy Day

Ostapenko certainly did not envisage spending her first day as a 20-year-old on the big stage against an opponent she has played doubles with. Two rain delays - totalling nearly four hours - meant Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic's French Open quarter-finals were postponed until Wednesday .

Sports Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery
Author: 0 Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery

Torres suffered the injury on Saturday in a home-plate collision while playing for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, though it was thought to be a short-term injury. In 158 plate appearances since the beginning of May, Headley has an on-base percentage of just.285 with one home run. He started the season with Double-A Trenton, but after slashing.273/.367/.496 with five home runs, 18 RBIs and 22 runs in 32 games, the Yankees promoted him.

Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko wins her maiden title at the Roland Garros !!!

The Latvian, who came to Paris ranked 47th and will leave as the youngest member of the top 20 at No. 12, is the first unseeded women's champion at the French tennis major in 84 years. "I know Simona is a great player and she was playing great but I kept trying, stayed aggressive and I'm very happy things turned around for me". Her best prior finish at a Grand Slam tournament was the Round of 32 at the 2017 Australian Open.

Sports Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament
Author: 0 Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament

Later in his interview with Nasser Hussain, India skipper Virat Kohli also was at his gracious best while lauding Pakistan for their maiden Champions Trophy title. The batting department for Pakistan under the likes of opener Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman followed by Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez will look to flourish against India having got to good starts in the previous matches but failing to build lethal partnerships.

Sports Red Sox defeat Astros 6-5
Author: 0 Red Sox defeat Astros 6-5

Price (2-1) got the win despite tying a season high by allowing eight hits with three runs and three walks in five-plus innings. Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel recorded his 20th save, aided by Vazquez nabbing the speedy Fisher as he attempted to get into scoring position for Springer.

Sports LeBron James Dunks On Kids At Son's Birthday Party
Author: 0 LeBron James Dunks On Kids At Son's Birthday Party

James posted a video of his son's wild birthday sports extravaganza to Instagram and there was one constant: LeBron dominating. A James birthday party apparently involves mini American football games, basketball, of course, and ice-throwing competitions.

Author: 0 Pakistan navy hails fellow soldier Fakhar Zaman

He celebrated with an extravagant twirl of his bat and kissed the turf as the Pakistan supporters sensed an unlikely win. "Several journalists & eyewitnesses confirm a group chanting slogans was involvd in manhandling @najamsethi outside Oval #PakVsIndia", said a Twitterati, to which Sethi replied, "That is correct".