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Pakistan sizzled at the sun-baked Oval on their way to their greatest 50-over triumph since the 1992 World Cup as they thrashed much-fancied India , the defending champions, by a whopping 180 runs. "He felt he was in the zone today and he could have done something really special and that's why the disappointment came out". But Pakistan batsman Hafeez says his team-mates vowed to stick together despite the avalanche of criticism and they reaped the rewards in memorable fashion on Sunday.
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    Wawrinka ready for Murray rematch

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    Djokovic, who has won 12 grand slams , was trounced 7-6, 6-3, 6-0, which means for the first time in seven years the Serbian will be absent from the last-four tussles in Paris . I don't even know if I won or lost. All the men's quarter-finals will be played on Wednesday after the matches between Rafael Nadal and Pablo Carreno Busta and Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem were rained off on Tuesday.
  • Mexico salvage point against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

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    Argentine referee Nestor Pitana disallowed a goal by Portugals Pepe in the 21st minute of the first half after consulting the video assistant referee. Mexico has won five of its last six matches , with a 2-1 home loss to Croatia in a friendly in May. Portugal ended 2-2 with Mexico and, perhaps fortunately for FIFA , Chile beat Cameroon 2-0.
  • Mexico Hold Portugal In Confederations Cup

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    Cedric Soares' 86th-minute shot was deflected in to put Portugal ahead again, but Hector Moreno snatched a point for the mexicans in the 91st minute. The second half became more defensive as both sides wanted to protect what they had, and Ochoa produced a huge save from substitute Andre Silva, whose header was heading for the bottom corner, only to be brilliantly scooped away one-handed by the Malaga stopper.
  • Real Madrid crowned kings of Europe

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    Here, we look at the numbers behind Ronaldo's remarkable feat. Real will now take on Europa League winners Manchester United in the UEFA Super Cup on August 8. Zidane: "We knew this was going to be a hard but very special season". We're very happy, it's been very special and we have to enjoy this moment. Unfortunately for Mario Mandzukic, the spectacular overhead kick that he speared beyond Keylor Navas, the Madrid keeper, at the end of a lovely move involving Gonzalo Higuaín and Alex ...
  • Four-way tie at Erin Hills

    Four-way tie at Erin Hills

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    Open glory in 2014 - were handily placed four off the pace. Rickie Fowler , the 18-hole leader, made an 8-foot birdie on No. 2 and was just getting going. There's a four-way tie for the lead at the U.S. Open. "There were a couple of loose swings out there, but when you shoot 65, you can take those".
  • Johnson, McIlroy, Day all miss cut; 4-way tie at top

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    He set the target early under warm sunshine, and even as the wind tapered in the afternoon, no one could catch him. He didn't make a birdie the rest of the way and had to settle for a 70. McIlroy , sidelined for a month with rib and back injuries, could not shake off the rust missing the U.S. Open cut for the second consecutive year.
  • Li last at US Open, but values the experience

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    Koepka , 27, carded an exceptional final-round 67 to finish four strokes clear of 54-hole leader Brian Harman (72) and Japan's Hideki Matsuyama (66). Open. Amidst a five-strong flurry of front-nine bogies, the 33-year old Victorian quickly extinguished any flickering hopes he may have harboured of ultimate victory.
  • Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes archrival India

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    But it was the first ball of the fourth over that turned cruel for India and a blessing for Pakistan. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed , on the other hand, said that they too would have elected to bowl first had he won the toss, adding that they are looking forward to posting more than 300.
  • Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

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    McPhee said Sunday that a team must offer the Golden Knights an asset "better" than the player he can claim in the draft. Assuming that the Golden Knights select Dillon or Schlemko Wednesday night, DeMelo would slide onto the third pairing where he's acquitted himself well over the last two seasons when injuries have arisen.