• First Test: Sri Lanka's Karunaratne, Dickwella keep India waiting (Lead Tea Report)
First Test: Sri Lanka's Karunaratne, Dickwella keep India waiting (Lead Tea Report)

Popular perceptions do not perturb him, which is the reason why India skipper Virat Kohli does not believe in counting the number of innings in which he had a dry run. "The surface didn't offer much, that's why the win is special". There never was a contest - India dominated nearly all sessions of play with the Lankans never having a chance...

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  • Brandon Knight to miss season with ACL injury
Brandon Knight to miss season with ACL injury

It has been seven years since the Suns played a playoff game, and on Tuesday night another bad news came for their fans. Phoenix is reportedly a potential landing spot for Kyrie Irving. His first two seasons in Phoenix both ended prematurely due to health. His career scoring average is 15.2 points. He averaged career lows in practic...

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  • Amazing Grace - South African makes major history with round of 62
Amazing Grace - South African makes major history with round of 62

Open. Henrik Stenson also shot a 63 in the final round of last year's British Open at Royal Troon on his way to lifting the Claret Jug. "It's nice to get in the zone like that, when you don't really know what's going on", Grace said . He hit 16 of 18 greens, getting up-and-down from over the 18th green to set the record in the 442nd major cham...

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  • Timberwolves trumped Cavaliers twice, and LeBron isn't happy
Timberwolves trumped Cavaliers twice, and LeBron isn't happy

An arms race has engulfed the Western Conference, and in the East, the Boston Celtics managed to sign All-Star wing Gordon Hayward . This decision left the Cavs without two prominent front-office executives at a pivotal time. The Warriors retooled with Kevin Durant re-signing for less money than he could have and Steph Curry re-signing for a max ...

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  • Tour: Aru still 18 secs down on Froome
Tour: Aru still 18 secs down on Froome

The peloton battled strong winds over lengthy stretches of the 165 kilometres stage from Le Puy-en-Velay, but three-time Tour victor Froome stayed on the right side as the peloton split into pieces towards the end. He added: "Nothing is lost". Overall leader Chris Froome managed to stick with the leading pack and therefore kept hold of the yell...

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  • US Women's Open Golf 2017: Shanshan Feng Holds Narrow Lead After Thursday
US Women's Open Golf 2017: Shanshan Feng Holds Narrow Lead After Thursday

There's enough stress through the week of a major golf championship, especially at the biggest, the U.S. Women's Open, that players don't need to create more for themselves. Rio Games silver medalist Ko played in a group with Feng and gold medalist Park In-bee (77) in an Olympic podium threesome and bogeyed the last after hitting a wedge from the f...

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  • Frenchman Calmejane wins Tour de France stage eight
Frenchman Calmejane wins Tour de France stage eight

Richie Porte in fifth place overall and other riders eyeing victory in Paris on July 23 were simply pleased to get the long, hot stage over without incident. "The situation is different to the last years for sure", he said, referring to Sagan winning the green jersey in each of the last five years. "They took me all the way to the line with a i...

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  • Wimbledon leaves injured players rule in place for time being
Wimbledon leaves injured players rule in place for time being

Djokovic picked up his 234th match victory at all majors, moving ahead of Connors and alone into second place in history, behind only Federer's 315. The question is, did they truly believe they were going to finish. While Tuesday's crowd were clearly short-changed (even if they were given an extra match when Caroline Wozniacki's meeting with Timea ...

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  • Welcoming GST, 22 States Abolish Border Checkposts
Welcoming GST, 22 States Abolish Border Checkposts

Among the states that have removed the checkposts are Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and West Bengal. With the roll-out of the GST, 22 States in India have abolished their check posts. He has urged cabinet secretaries at states to take up the responsibility of addressing GST-related issues of their respective...

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  • Leicester agree deal to sign midfielder Vicente Iborra from Sevilla
Leicester agree deal to sign midfielder Vicente Iborra from Sevilla

Sevilla confirmed Iborra's impending Premier League move in a statement which also invited him to return for a public farewell with their supporters. The defensive midfielder, who stands at 6ft 3in tall, has lifted the Europa League on three occasions during his time at Sevilla and scored seven goals last season.

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  • Raptors help their defense and future flexibility with Serge Ibaka deal
Raptors help their defense and future flexibility with Serge Ibaka deal

Serge Ibaka has reportedly agreed to a three-year, $65 million contract to stay with the Toronto Raptors . If Dwane Casey truly is committed to being a more flexible offensive coach, then the Raptors could play some really fun lineups while moving Ibaka round as a sort of chess piece.

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  • Former Cavalier Brogdon named NBA Rookie of the Year
Former Cavalier Brogdon named NBA Rookie of the Year

His assists (4.2) and steals (1.1) per game were tops among rookies while his 3-point and free-throw percentages ranked second. In the NBA's first televised awards show, Rookie of the Year was announced first, similar to the Academy Awards leading off the show with best supporting actor - not the biggest award, but significant enough to attract...

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  • Anderson out of title shot with Cyborg
Anderson out of title shot with Cyborg

Milana Dudieva vs. Mara Romero Borella now headlines that card, the all-women's promotion announced shortly after the UFC confirmed Evinger's title shot. "I think she owes me a fight". "My fans appreciate the fact that this fight is going to be for the belt, but the fact that the UFC had [Germaine de Randamie] as champion and not me has never bee...

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  • INDIA HEAD COACH ROLE: Venkatesh Prasad throws his hat in the ring
INDIA HEAD COACH ROLE: Venkatesh Prasad throws his hat in the ring

The deadline for applying for the post is July 9. Prasad worked with Lalchand Rajput, another candidate in the coaching race, in the capacity of a bowling coach during the World T20 in 2007, nurturing the likes of Ishant Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Sreesanth and RP Singh as the team developed a strong core group of players post the 50-over World Cup de...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final
FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final

It was a typically efficient performance from Portugal who never looked in real danger despite a sluggish start. Just before half-time, Portugal forward Andre Silva lashed out at Michael Boxall after a tussle with the New Zealand defender, which left him with a torn shirt - but could easily have also resulted in a red card.

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  • Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards
Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

The native of Ontario scored 30 goals while adding 70 assists, which led the league and led Edmonton to its first appearance in the playoffs in the past 11 years. Bill Masterton Trophy (dedication to game): Craig Anderson , Ottawa Senators . The 36-year-old American took a leave of absence during parts of this past season to be with his wife w...

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  • Liverpool's Salah Hoping Chelsea Experience Will Stand To Him At Anfield
Liverpool's Salah Hoping Chelsea Experience Will Stand To Him At Anfield

He was given a warm reception by Liverpool's supporters, vowing to "give 100 percent" to help the club compete for the English title that they last won in 1990. According to the Daily Star , Liverpool are still keeping tabs on Meyer, who is playing for Germany at the Under-21 European Championships in Poland.

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  • India eliminated in the quarter-finals
India eliminated in the quarter-finals

However, if Malaysia at world number 14 secure a semifinal berth by upsetting India Thursday, their route to the World Cup is secured besides qualifying for the HWL Final Round in India from Dec 1-10 this year. A minute later, Malaysia doubled their lead as Tengku neatly deflected in from their fourth penalty corner. The 1-1 result remained u...

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  • Cameroon coach angry at Confederations Cup traffic delays
Cameroon coach angry at Confederations Cup traffic delays

Germany came to the Confederation Cup with a young squad that has only three players from its World Cup-winning team. We knew how they played , knew their tactics. "It's a good memory because we showed that we could play against anybody, even though we lost". Aboubakar had a couple of chances to snatch the win late on, heading over from 12 ...

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  • Statistically Speaking: Oilers ship Eberle to Isles
Statistically Speaking: Oilers ship Eberle to Isles

In Eberle, the Islanders are getting a player who was originally drafted by the Oilers with the 22nd overall pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Eberle has been a mainstay in the Oilers' lineup since the 2010-11 season. "Coming there and everybody talking about how it was in 2006 and to have gone through it, I loved it", said Eberle, who took hea...

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  • Golovkin dismisses Mayweather vs McGregor as 'circus show'
Golovkin dismisses Mayweather vs McGregor as 'circus show'

A fan asked Davis if he would be one of the names on the undercard for a fight night expected to be the most successful in the history of boxing. Furthermore, all his achievement can go on and on but one thing they can't deny though is that Irishman is a victor.

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  • Top Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres out for season win injured elbow
Top Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres out for season win injured elbow

Torres was placed on minor league disabled list with a hyperextended left elbow. Torres was seen by Yankees team physician Christopher Ahmad in NY, where the torn UCL was revealed. "He's going to miss 300 at-bats, or whatever is it". To me, it's not a huge setback. "It's frustrating for him and all of us because you wanted to see him play and con...

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  • Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead
Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

The Cavaliers, though, couldn't get far enough ahead in the fourth to get comfortable and the Warriors kept chipping into their lead before Durant's defining 3-pointer. To this point, chapter three of Cleveland vs. 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 ...

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  • Thomas shoots 63; breaks US Open record
Thomas shoots 63; breaks US Open record

Open a lot of times before". Out of all the accursed and somewhat less-accursed scorecards of all the grinding since they began this thing in Newport, R.I., in 1895, the card Justin Thomas signed Saturday isn't the best. Leader Brian Harman waves to the gallery at the 18th. He tees off later on Sunday. Justin Thomas and Brooks Koepka and ...

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  • US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?
US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?

World number two Rory McIlroy , who has been sidelined for a month with rib and back injuries, followed his opening round 78 with a one-under 71, courtesy of four birdies over his final six holes. He went from pouring putts into the center of the cup to burning the edges, and his 39 on the back nine cost him the lead, though not his chances of bre...

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