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Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said being named skipper of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) team of the Champions Trophy was the "perfect icing on the cake" of his side's stunning title triumph. "We tried to do out best, but even with the ball, they were aggressive, we didn't show any resistance apart from Hardik, who's knock was outstanding", he said.
  • Bayern Munich laugh off rumours of Ronaldo deal

    Bayern Munich laugh off rumours of Ronaldo deal

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    Where could Cristiano Ronaldo go next? The speculation emerged after sources told ESPN FC that Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid to play in another country rather than deal with what he sees as "persecution" in Spain after being accused of tax evasion totalling €14.7 million .
  • Latest ICC ODI rankings: Pakistan jump to number 6; India number 3

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    Embarrassed by India in their opening match , Pakistan astonishingly turned the tables on their arch-rivals to win their maiden Champions Trophy . "In Sarfraz, it now has a captain who can perhaps take the team to unprecedented glory in the years ahead", he said. Jadeja nicked Junaid Khan to slip for 15, Hasan had Ashwin caught by Sarfraz and Hasan forced Bumrah to lob another catch to the wicketkeeper, who pouched it gleefully to complete Pakistan's first Champions Trophy win ...
  • Newcastle have major Tammy Abraham concerns as Swan hunters join race

    Newcastle have major Tammy Abraham concerns as Swan hunters join race

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    On their transfer dealings, Jenkins said: "Keeping your top players is always a hard one". Speaking about the duo's future at the Liberty Stadium, Jenkins insisted he was keen to keep the pair at the club and claimed that no offers have been submitted for either of the two, and also said that the club aren't in a hurry to sell their better players.
  • Halep and Svitolina into French quarters

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    The problem for Murray, who saw off eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0), 6-1 on Wednesday, is that the man standing in his way is Stan Wawrinka , the 2015 champion. Djokovic was thumped 7-6, 6-3, 6-0 by the Austrian in the French Open quarter-finals. Do you something awesome to share with the world? "I don't know how I get the second and third".
  • Two Brits treated after Portugal fires

    Two Brits treated after Portugal fires

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    Approximately 1,000 firefighters are battling the fires that have killed at least 62 people, including a firefighter who died in a hospital. "What we are seeing is a great tragedy", Costa said . He said authorities were anxious about strong winds that could help spread the blaze further. Cathelijne Stoof, an environmental science professor at the Netherlands' Wageningen University, said Portugal's wildfire problems stem basically from the gradual depopulation of rural areas in recent ...
  • Tampa Bay Derby victor Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

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    John Malone is chairman of Liberty Media Corp., whose holdings include Sirius XM radio and the Atlanta Braves. Tapwrit's connections picked up $800,000 in prize money out of the $1.5 million purse . His latest triumph comes with a huge assist from jockey Jose Ortiz , who gave the son of Tapit an ideal ground-saving trip from post 2 in a field of 11.
  • New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda

    New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda

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    During Race Four there was a moment of tension when it looked as though Team NZ might collide with Oracle. "I think these next five days will be the most important five days of the campaign". Emirates Team New Zealand Skipper Glenn Ashby was quick to highlight they had plenty to improve and work on over the next 10 days if the team are to be ultimately successful.
  • Ostapenko: 'Enjoy the match, fight until last point' | Wins Roland Garros 2017

    Ostapenko: 'Enjoy the match, fight until last point' | Wins Roland Garros 2017

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    Recalling her first experience of grass aged 15, Ostapenko said: 'When I first played on it I didn't like it at all. Pundits have been taken aback by Ostapenko's carefree approach in only her second French Open - one that saw her clock up 50 clean winners in her semi-final victory over Timea Bacsinszky, having belted 38 past Caroline Wozniacki in the previous round.
  • McGregor prohibited from elbowing, kicking Mayweather during fight

    McGregor prohibited from elbowing, kicking Mayweather during fight

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    On Wednesday, White made a proclamation for the ages about what would happen if McGregor lands the flawless shot and does what no one else has done, which is to defeat Mayweather. "It's definitely the biggest fight ever in combat sports history, and probably going to be the biggest payday ever", Dana White , the Director of UFC said in an interview.
  • Lions coach Gatland rails at New Zealand 'blocking'

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    We've got an idea in our heads. "We're forcing a few errors, we've played as physically as we should be but is there room for improvement? Yes, and so there should be". And I think we're going to be a hell of a side. We could go that way, we could potentially change and do that during the match as well. "The strength of the collective group is going to be phenomenal".
  • Durant to opt out and re-sign with Warriors

    Durant to opt out and re-sign with Warriors

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    Players like Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston will hit the market as unrestricted free agents on July 7 when National Basketball Association free agency officially begins. The Hamptons 5 - consisting of Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , Iguodala, Draymond Green and Durant, who all met together last summer during the free-agency recruiting period - has a pathway of remaining intact.