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Michael Phelps is going to race a great white shark Michael Phelps is going to race a great white shark
- June 19, 2017

Michael Phelps , who holds the record for the most Olympic medals ever won by an athlete to date, may have finally met his match as he is set to race a great white shark next month, reported Mail Online . Shark - the race is on!" Great Whites clock in with an impressive speed of 25 miles per hour in open water. "We just got off a plane from South Africa yesterday, we were down there for about a week", he said . (more...)
Pakistan 'pressure' got to India, says Kohli
- June 19, 2017

After man of the match Fakhar finished on 114, Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Amir ripped the heart out of the India batting line-up with the wickets of Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli . After India had won the toss, Fakhar, on three, was caught by wicketkeeper Mahehdra Singh Dhoni off a Jasprit Bumrah no-ball and the 27-year-old left-hander took full advantage to make his first global century. (more...)
Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win bring global cricket to Pak
- June 19, 2017

Swinging the ball with searing accuracy he pinned Rohit Sharma lbw third ball, saw Virat Kohli dropped at slip in his second over before returning with his next delivery to get his man caught at point next ball. The opening pair broke two records, one for the best score posted by Pakistani openers against India in an ICC tournament (86 runs) and the best partnership against India in an ICC tournament when 100 came up for Pakistan in the 18th over. (more...)
Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry: 'I wouldn't go' to the White House Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry: 'I wouldn't go' to the White House
- June 19, 2017

Are there any two teams in the National Basketball Association that despise each other more than the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers do? There were even some playful jabs at the Cavaliers . The newly minted National Basketball Association champs celebrated their second National Basketball Association title in three years in Oakland, California, and Steph brought his wife, Ayesha - rocking a sequined blue-and-gold bomber jacket - and young daughters, 4-year-old Riley and ... (more...)
Putin's pregame speech 'mobilised' Russian Federation - coach Stanislav Cherchesov Putin's pregame speech 'mobilised' Russian Federation - coach Stanislav Cherchesov
- June 19, 2017

The hosts almost went ahead after after seven minutes when Viktor Vasin's glancing header crashed against the upright with Stefan Marinovic well beaten. Russian Federation deserved its first-half lead after twice having shots stopped on the line in the opening 10 minutes. Besides Russia and New Zealand , Portugal , Mexico , Cameroon, Chile, Australia and Germany have also sent their national teams to participate in the cup. (more...)
Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History
- June 19, 2017

Indeed it is a feat that may never be duplicated. They did let out a burst of claps and roars in the second set on one particularly exquisite display: Nadal sprinted to his left to chase Wawrinka's cross-court backhand wide of the doubles alley and whipped a forehand that curved around the net post and landed near a line for a victor. (more...)
Warriors to pay 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry
- June 19, 2017

And different kinds of ceremonies and traditions that have happened around championship winning teams, we don't want that to taint what we accomplished this year. Cleveland battled back to keep the score close heading into the fourth quarter, but Golden State proved to be too much down the stretch. Notably, James has been to the National Basketball Association finals a total of eight times . (more...)
Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title
- June 19, 2017

All told, 31 golfers broke par, three more than the previous record set at Medinah in 1990. He rolled in a long putt from the fringe of the green for his second birdie of the day on four, and then hit his approach to tap-in range on the fifth for another. (more...)
Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win
- June 19, 2017

Jude Classic . He had also converted at the 2005 U.S. Bank in Milwaukee, so this is his first failure in that regard. "I hit it phenomenally", he said, adding that by spooky coincidence his hotel room number had been the same as last week. (more...)
'I'm good at them' - Lindelof offers to take free-kicks for Man Utd
- June 19, 2017

United, who will also play Valerenga and Sampdoria at the start of August, will return to the Champions League next season after winning the Europa League and Ferguson says it is important for Jose Mourinho's side to face the best in the world ahead of the new campaign. (more...)
Several Members of Trump's HIV/AIDS Advisory Council Have Resigned Several Members of Trump's HIV/AIDS Advisory Council Have Resigned
- June 19, 2017

Six top health advisors have resigned from Donald Trump's advisory council on HIV/AIDS, complaining that the USA president doesn't really care about combatting the illness. Schoettes shared his concern for people living with HIV and AIDS if changes to Medicaid are enacted by the American Health Care Act, saying it would be "devastating". (more...)
Pakistan crush India by 180 runs to lift Champions Trophy Pakistan crush India by 180 runs to lift Champions Trophy
- June 19, 2017

We have no hesitation or shame to admit we didn't play our best game today. "I really do. I hope that - and I am sure that the nation of Pakistan is really happy because they deserve it", the coach said after the match. "Congratulations to Team Pakistan on their great performance in winning #CT17 And how wonderful to watch Fakhar's raw talent in action", Pakistan cricket great Imran Khan tweeted. (more...)
McGregor fight set for August 26
- June 19, 2017

Critics have branded the crossover bout a money-making circus. "So, I [applaud] Conor for getting this fight ", she said . "I got all these guys crying about 'Oh Conor this and Conor that, '" White told media members on yesterday's media conference call . (more...)
Fultz works out for 76ers, deal is done
- June 19, 2017

This would have been the Celtics' first No. 1 draft pick since 1950. "It was just a situation where I had stuff going on in my knee and I took care of it", he said Saturday. In return the Celtics would get the 76ers number three overall pick ths season and two future first round picks. Saturday was Markelle Fultz Night for the 76ers. (more...)
Flyers Protected Players List Released Ahead of Expansion Draft Flyers Protected Players List Released Ahead of Expansion Draft
- June 19, 2017

He can select players with the sole intention of flipping them to other teams. "The Vegas Golden Knights must select one player from each team to fill a roster of at least 14 forwards , nine defensemen and three goalies, with a minimum of 20 players under contract for the 2017-18 season". (more...)
Gambhir shuts separatist Mirwaiz with epic tweet Gambhir shuts separatist Mirwaiz with epic tweet
- June 19, 2017

The separatist, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq for the second consecutive day tweeted after Pakistan won their match and was apparently enjoying the fireworks all around him. I don't want to criticise them, but the Indian Cricket Team should have opposed the match. ‬ This tweet of his earned the ire of many, including political leaders, who asked the media and the people to ignore the comments made by 'anti-national elements like him'. (more...)
England U21s boss Aidy Boothroyd considers changes for 'must-win' Slovakia game England U21s boss Aidy Boothroyd considers changes for 'must-win' Slovakia game
- June 19, 2017

I didn't know too much about it until I came out here but got that done so I could focus on trying to win the Euros. We were a bit nervy, opening the tournament, first game. Ward-Prowse was also captain for the Under-21s under Southgate - who gave the 22-year-old his senior debut in March - and revealed Southgate has been helping to guide the squad. (more...)
Victor Orta: 'Chris Wood likely to stay at Leeds United' Victor Orta: 'Chris Wood likely to stay at Leeds United'
- June 19, 2017

Both Orta and new head coach Thomas Christiansen were pressed on the speculation as the Spaniard was unveiled in front of the media, and Orta has claimed that it will be the "best solution" for the New Zealand global to stay at the club. "I have to be flexible, in previous teams I played 4-3-3 but when I went to Apoel and wanted to play the same I couldn't because I did not have the specific players, so I changed to 4-2-3-1-". (more...)
Pakistan create history, thrash India in Champions Trophy final
- June 19, 2017

Amir, who missed the semi-final win over England with a back spasm, reduced the defending champions to 54-5. Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman added 128, the 2nd century partnership for first wicket in Champions Trophy final . "Amir bowled brilliantly but all my bowlers bowled really well". Set to score 339 runs for a win, India folded up for 158 in 30.3 overs. "The way they turned things around speaks volumes for the talent they have in their side", Kohli said. (more...)
ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan hope to end India's dominance ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan hope to end India's dominance
- June 19, 2017

Left-arm fast Muhammad Amir kicked off Pakistan's bowling attack, taking three crucial early wickets ─ those of Rohit Sharma , Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan . 12 runs came off the high-yielding fourth over, which featured two boundaries, two no-balls and a wide ball, as Pakistan stood at 19 runs with the loss of no wickets. (more...)