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New Zealand keen to take Australia form into England clash

Chasing an imposing 311, New Zealand did not have the best of starts as they lost Luke Ronchi in the first over, bowled by Jake Ball (2/31). Williamson , who escaped a ban for his side's slow over rate but was docked 40% of his match fee to go with 20% for his players, had few complaints over the result and admitted England's attack simply made better use of the two-paced pitch. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cristiano Ronaldo explains his post-Champions League final haircut

Cristiano Ronaldo explains his post-Champions League final haircut

He headed in the first in 2016 against Atletico and again came to his side's rescue with a cynical challenge on Antoine Griezmann to halt a late counter-attack when the game was poised 1-1, later converting his penalty in the shootout win. Cristiano Ronaldo and his Real Madrid teammates are set to receive huge bonuses after beating Juventus 4-1. "After his previous final struggles, Ronaldo had promised it would be different this time as he arrived in Cardiff fresh and in form, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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We have no option but attack, says Arthur

We have no option but attack, says Arthur

India's fine head-to-head record over Pakistan in major tournaments was down to having more experience of playing in such situations, Arthur felt. "This is a part of being an Indian cricketer, you have to find a way to deal with it". In a video that went viral on social media , we can see a group of fans along with a little boy chanting India is the victor and Pakistan are the losers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan

But Sarfraz Ahmed's squad was in no hurry. Chasing a paltry score of 212, Pakistan crossed the line for the loss of two wickets and 12.5 overs to spare. That is what tournament play is all about, that's why it's so hard to win these ICC tournaments. That gave the players the confidence they required and that was evident in the spectacular victory over New Zealand to seal its place in the semifinals. Consulte Mais Informação

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Day eyeing US Open fightback after 79

The 40-year-old Hoffman is playing in his sixth U.S. Open. This might have been more than anyone was expecting. The historic round also took Thomas, a three-time victor on the PGA Tour this season, to 11-under for the championship and a two-shot lead over compatriot Brian Harman and Englishman Tommy Fleetwood , still on the course. Consulte Mais Informação

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Roland Garros-2017: Murray and Wawrinka has qualified for the 1/8 finals

The longer format of Grand Slams has allowed him to get more match time in each of the wins and enabled him to get in a position where he is match fit and feeling comfortable again. He saved four set points before winning it on his third when he had no right to. He might have been 3-0 down in the second set but fought to limit Murray's advantage to one break and then got his reward when he levelled at 5-5. Consulte Mais Informação

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Champions Trophy final: Mercurial Pakistan shouldn't be discounted, says Mike Hussey

India's remarkable consistency will be up against Pakistan's legendary volatility when the fierce rivals clash in what is expected to be an exciting finale to the ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday. The rivalry between the two neighboring countries dates to 1952, just five years after independence, when India and Pakistan played their first test series. Consulte Mais Informação

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Halep roars back against Svitolina to reach semis

Having battled back from a set and 5-1 down against Elina Svitolina in the quarter-finals, she survived another battle to beat second seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3, ultimately making her clay-court prowess count. Even Djokovic found it hard to fathom how far he's fallen, only a year removed from leaving Roland Garros as a player nonpareil, the first man in almost a half-century to win four consecutive Grand Slam titles. Consulte Mais Informação

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Over 7000 shatter Haka world record in Rotorua

Over 7000 shatter Haka world record in Rotorua

In France in 2014, 4028 people set the previous record at an event organised by Mazda in Brive-la-Gaillarde. That record was beaten a year ago in Masterton by a 6000-person haka, though the achievement hasn't been officially ratified. Officials used grid lines, ticket scanning and a drone to count those involved, which is not expected to be officially recognised by Guinness World Records for months, Stuff NZ reports. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Golden State Warriors Will Skip Trump White House Visit

The Warriors went 15-1 in this year's postseason, with sweeps in the first three rounds before beating LeBron James and the Cavaliers in five games in the Finals. Tens of thousands of fans had taken their places behind barriers set up along the route by early Thursday. It was the Warriors' second title in the three seasons, and the third consecutive year Golden State and Cleveland faced off for the NBA Finals trophy. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

Petersburg in 2007. Russian Federation were dominant throughout the game, and they took the lead in the 31st-minute, as Kiwi defender Michael Boxall credited with an own-goal after a blunder by a fellow defender. New Zealand did their best to push for a goal and were narrowly denied twice with a little more than 10 minutes to play but bright moments were rare for the visitors as Russian Federation remained on top in the closing stages. Consulte Mais Informação

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