• I`m staying at Atletico Madrid, insists Antoine Griezmann

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    And according to AS Spain's Javier Matallanas, the Frenchman will sign a contract with Atletico that was offered to him a few weeks ago amid uncertainty surrounding his future. While the ban does not prevent the club selling players, it does prohibit them from replacing any departures; a factor fundamental to Griezmann's retention.
  • No pressure on us ahead of ICC CT final: Virat Kohli

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    Strangely, the match-up has some resemblances with the first one. "No one is a victor beforehand, and you can't predict anything in this game". Clearing the air on cricketing ties between the two neighbours, he said it was all right for them to play in global tourneys, but not on each others' soil.
  • Man Utd set Real Madrid and Morata transfer deadline

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    The Spaniard has been heavily linked with an exit from the Bernabeu since the season ended, as he was forced to settle for a back-up role for the most part past year. Morata has emerged as the most likely signing to replace Ibrahimovic in part due to his dissatisfaction at Real. In two seasons with Juventus , Morata won two Serie A titles, two Coppa Italia titles.
  • Murray fells Del Potro in Paris

    Murray fells Del Potro in Paris

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    HawkEye - used by TV companies but not the tournament - showed that the officials were right, and Del Potro's angst must have mostly stemmed from the knowledge that with that set, his chances were fading. "I expected a very tough match". "That's been the case so far". Murray clinched the Rio Olympic Games gold medal with a four-set victory over the 29th-seeded Juan Martin Del Potro in the final, and recorded 6-3 in their previous nine meetings.
  • Paul Casey fightbacks at golf's US Open

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    Casey had earlier gone round in 71, a run of five successive birdies enabling him to recover spectacularly from a triple-bogey eight on the long 14th. "I think that can't be underestimated, having your friend with you, whether you're leading in the US Open or playing anywhere", he said. I just struggled on the greens.
  • Champions Trophy: No one gave Pakistan any chance, says Sarfraz Ahmed

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    Hasan Ali , who was adjudged the Man of the Match , was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers as he picked up three wickets giving away just 35 runs in his quota of 10 overs. Everything we did play was quite calculated. Don't forget the win over Australia at Edgbaston last Saturday. They are a very risky side and everyone realises that.
  • Parade marking Warriors' title roars in Oakland

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    Police issued more than 40 citations and towed at least 30 cars that were driving recklessly on city streets following the Golden State Warriors championship win. Coming off Monday's Game 5 victory at home, the Dubs have secured their fifth title in franchise history, including their second over the last three seasons.
  • Kohli: Don't think we need to change anything for final

    Kohli: Don't think we need to change anything for final

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    The stakes have seldom been higher for the competing teams. Jason Roy struggled with bat in hand throughout the tournament but produced a moment of fielding brilliance to remove Glen Maxwell as England sent Australia tumbling out of the Champions Trophy .
  • Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey

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    But exposure to high-pressure situations is what India have had above Pakistan . Yet such was the form of replacement left-arm quick Rumman Raees , who marked his ODI debut with two wickets, it is by no means certain even a fully fit Amir will come straight back into a side that has been well-led by Sarfraz Ahmed , in fine form as both wicket-keeper and batsman.
  • Arthur confident India 'aberration' behind Pakistan

    Arthur confident India 'aberration' behind Pakistan

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    A full house is a formality at The Oval , with projected broadcast figures likely to overtake previous records as unheralded Pakistan try to sneak the Champions Trophy from under the noses of the holders, neighbours and great rivals. Star South African batsman A B de Villiers today heaped praise on Virat Kohli , describing him as "a consummate surgeon at the crease" who is able to cope with extreme pressure that is associated with leading a top side like India .
  • England set for a tougher test against NZ

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    England are sitting atop the Group A having won their opening game against Bangladesh by 8 wickets, whereas New Zealand are at No. 3 after rain washed out their clash against Australia . Williamson and Ross Taylor settled into a strong partnership and looked to be putting their side into a strong position, but the wicket of Williamson - who edged a cracking delivery from Mark Wood through to Jos Buttler - signalled the turning of the tide.
  • Durant delivers 3-0 series NBA Finals lead to Warriors against Cavaliers

    Durant delivers 3-0 series NBA Finals lead to Warriors against Cavaliers

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    Curry hit a layup, and after both James and Irving missed for the Cavs , Durant dropped his three-pointer to put Golden State up 114-113 with under a minute to play. The discouraging fact for the Cavaliers is that the team can't get much more out of its two best players. But protecting the lead meant leaving Irving on the floor for the entire second half and James for all but a few seconds of it, and on the other bench Steve Kerr kept reminding his deeper Warriors that the Cavaliers ...
  • Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey part of four-way tie at US Open

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    The bogey there put him at 2 over, and on the par-5 14th, he overcooked a chip shot up the steep hill, which led to another three-putt and another bogey. The course's wispy fescue lining winding, rolling fairways with brown, burnt greens is different than the usual U.S. Open mold. However, after dropping another shot on the 15th, Casey regained his composure superbly to birdie the 17th and 18th, the latter being the second longest hole in major history at 676 yards.
  • Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open

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    No left-hander has won the U.S. Open , the only major championship without a left-handed victor. There's a four-way tie for the lead at the U.S. Open. "Rickie was up there (and) us three played pretty solid", Niebrugge said. The opening round was without Phil Mickelson for the first time since 1993.
  • Copa Confederación: Putin e Infantino dieron la bienvenida a los aficionados

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    En la previa del Mundial , el torneo reúne a todos los campeones. Brasil se quedó con el título de la última edición, que, salvo que la gane México , tendrá un monacar inédito este 2017. El defensa , que acaba de fichar por el Eintracht de Fráncfort alemán, donde coincidirá con su compañero de selección Marco Fabián, describió el juego que tiene que desarrollar su selección para hacer daño a Portugal .
  • Sports hernias putting strain on hockey players of all ages

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    The Flames - who, by the way, will meet in Chicago on Monday to prepare for the week ahead - have created their own mock drafts based on other teams potential protected lists . Montreal may have to cut a side deal with McPhee for a draft pick to have Vegas stay away from Radulov. One would think that the flashing lights of Las Vegas and the desert climate would be enough to draw anyone with a heartbeat.
  • O'Mahony to skipper Lions against Maori All Blacks

    O'Mahony to skipper Lions against Maori All Blacks

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    The Lions are supposed to represent the very best of the four "home" nations but the decision of head coach Warren Gatland to populate his squad with second and third choice Welsh players takes blows that out of the water. When the Maori had a full complement of 15 on the field, the Lions camped deep in enemy territory but they could not score a try . And the All Blacks coach immediately cranked up the pressure on Gatland by insisting his opposite number is "running out of time" to ...
  • US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

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    But after a blistering 7-under 65 to start the tournament, Fowler posted three straight bogeys on Nos. The 26-year-old Reed had eight birdies and one bogey. Reavie birdied five of his first seven holes, and eight in all Friday, to surge back into contention. Brandt Snedeker , Players Championship victor Kim Si-woo, Xander Schauffele and amateur Cameron Champ are also two shots back at five under.
  • ICC Champions Trophy: Group stage game not relevant in final, says Kohli

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    It's very hard to find a package like that so you need to back guys like him on a regular basis and you will get those results where the team is in crisis and he stands up and gives a matchwinning performance. I hope the same happens again on Sunday. The Indian batsmen, especially openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma , are in majestic form. It is benefiting the whole team.
  • LeBron James and Draymond Green continue the great NBA T-shirt war

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    Critics have called the Warriors a superteam after Kevin Durant joined a roster that won an NBA-record 73 games during the 2015-16 season. 'I never played on a super team.' You started the super team, bro! "It feels good , doesn't it?" said Jefferson, who has gone with the bald look practically his entire National Basketball Association career, while Frye joked that it made James look '10 pounds lighter'.
  • Sidney Crosby wins back-to-back Conn Smythe Award trophies

    Sidney Crosby wins back-to-back Conn Smythe Award trophies

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    The problem for the Penguins is it took a long time for them to figure out how to build a team around two high-end forwards and not a stellar group of defencemen. I mean dreams come true. With that in mind, it's still a bit surprising how much the Preds' offensive unit struggled in the Final, especially against Pittsburgh's blue line.
  • Putin to attend Confed Cup opener in St. Petersburg

    Putin to attend Confed Cup opener in St. Petersburg

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    Mark Ogden reports from Saint Petersburg Stadium on the eve of the opening match of the Confederations Cup. Improved Russia: The tournament's host nation looked to be in freefall late previous year when they suffered friendly defeats to Costa Rica and Qatar.
  • Top three golfers out, four non-major winners share US Open lead

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    First-round leader Rickie Fowler meanwhile, widely regarded as one of the most talented players not to have won a major, will look to recover from his disappointing second-round display on Friday. Erin Hills was drenched by almost an inch of rain overnight, but many of those out early on Saturday still found scoring to be hard. "It always does that", he said.
  • Joe Root hopes England can learn from Champions Trophy semi-final

    Joe Root hopes England can learn from Champions Trophy semi-final

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    Sarfaraz Ahmad, who is recently crowned the romantic title of "Street Fighter from Karachi", was indeed the only man who could provide that much-needed jolt to awake team Pakistan from a deep slumber. It is fantastic to see someone start his career in an ICC event and also play with such assurance. "That is exciting, but I haven't really thought about it too much over the last week or so", Root said.
  • Champions Trophy: Team India gear up ahead of grand final against Pakistan

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    Amir , however, has once again become a mainstay of the Pakistan team since returning to the side early in 2016, appearing in 47 of the team's 57 matches across all worldwide formats following his comeback. Even today's practice was something extra. There was no over excitement. "The other thing I said was that the facilitators of the win can not be named; however I said nothing about match-fixing or any other foul play - my statement was misunderstood", Sohail said.
  • India wary of mercurial Pakistan in Champions Trophy finale

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    India will neither be anxious nor complacent when facing an unpredictable Pakistan side in the final of the Champions Trophy, feels Virat Kohli . Former cricketers from both Pakistan and India took to Twitter to support their former teams. He also became the fastest batsman in terms of innings to reach 8000 runs in the 50-over format of the game.
  • New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

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    The Red Sox look to rebound after losing for only the fifth time in their last 16 games. Tanaka (above) said he wasn't sure why Remy made his comments. "I was watching every pitch on his landing leg", New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said later. At one point Sabathia's knee brace had to be removed mid-inning, which felt a bit concerning.
  • Will play attacking cricket against India: Sarfaraz Ahmed

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    Syed Talat Hussain, political analyst at Pakistan's Geo Television, told The Associated Press that the Pakistan-India final is a "is a softer version of a war". The team which came to battle with the world No 1 South Africa embodied a fierce group of warriors who were ready to give it their all. The Indian team, considered to be one of the favourites to defend the title, have played to their potential in all the games till now, except the one against Sri Lanka , who surprised the Men in ...
  • Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

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    The atmosphere is expected to be electrifying and fans are all set to paint the Oval "Blue" and "Green" on Sunday. "How?", Ganguly told India Today . It's how you think about the game and how you think as you prepare for big games. "That's how this game goes, and that's the beauty of this game", said Kohli when asked if Pakistan will be rattled by India's performance.
  • Paul Casey part of 4-way tie atop US Open

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    Not since the so-called "Massacre of Winged Foot" of 1974 has there been such a logjam atop the leader board, but this latest edition of the old championship is more bunched that at any time with 32 players within five shots of the lead. Hideki Matsuyama vaulted into contention with a 7-under 65, moving to 5 under and a tie for eighth. McIlroy won the US Open with a record 16-under-par total in 2011, but was a combined 50 over par for his seven other appearances before this week and ...
  • Stage set for wide open run at US Open title

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    All told, 42 players were under par after two rounds, an unheard of number for the U.S. Open with its notoriously hard course setups. The top of the leaderboard is bunched up, with four players tied for the lead at 7 under, and three more a stroke behind, including Lovemark.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo strikes twice in Real Madrid's 4-1 Champions League win

    Cristiano Ronaldo strikes twice in Real Madrid's 4-1 Champions League win

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    For good measure, Ronaldo's double took him above Messi to finish as this season's Champions League top scorer with 12 goals. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received. Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon turns 40 during next season's competition and defender Andrea Barzagli was 36 last month. As you know, football can be a nightmare.
  • Paul Casey rallies after triple-bogey for share of US Open lead

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    In his last 17 starts in majors, No. 1 Johnson has eight top 10s, including his win at Oakmont past year, and just two missed cuts. "I'm very excited and very happy with the score", Matsuyama said. He opened Thursday with a 9-over 81. But there was no hope for Day and McIlroy . And if that's not enough of a traffic jam at the top, 18 players are separated by three shots to start the third round.
  • Pakistani fans attack Sourav Ganguly's car after their team reached to finals

    Pakistani fans attack Sourav Ganguly's car after their team reached to finals

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    Their rivalry with India was also off-tracked following India's stance against bilateral series against its bitter neighbours. They trounced England with considerable ease as the English team was bundled at just 211 runs. Pakistan however still enjoy a substantial 72-52 lead overall in ODIs. "I am close to my goal and will try to maintain my title of top wicket-taker till the end of final", the young bowler said.
  • Kohli urges composure in final against Pakistan

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    While India's majority of the runs in the tournament have been scored by the top three, Pakistan have relied on their bowling attack to bring oppositions to their knees. "The team who will perform well will win", Saha said. But, he insisted that his team never takes anything for granted. But nation is above everything and we will be playing for victory of India .
  • Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

    Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

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    The eight-team Confederations Cup which runs until July 2 in St Petersburg, Moscow , Kazan and Sochi is being seen as a test for Russian Federation ahead of the 2018 World Cup. "But we're a great side too, and I'm sure we can stop him", striker Raul Jimenez, a Portuguese league and cup double victor with Benfica, told FIFA .com.
  • Former UGA Golfer Shares US Open Lead After 2 Rounds

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    If there's soft conditions, maybe we tuck a hole location a little bit more, versus if we get real firm conditions and it gets windy, we're sitting there talking among ourselves saying, 'How do we tone this thing down?' A run of 26 consecutive holes without a bogey ended when he rammed his long birdie putt on No.
  • Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

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    Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo plays with the ball during a training session at Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia , on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Known as the All Whites , by way of distinguishing themselves from the famous All Blacks with the oval ball, New Zealand's footballers have certainly benefited from Hudson junior's presence and remain hopeful of reaching next summer's World Cup finals in Russian Federation.