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India's Kohli fastest ever to reach 11,000 ODI runs

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Virat Kohli became the fastest player to reach 11,000 one-day international runs as the India captain made history in …

Spain's Marquez storms to Catalan MotoGP victory

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Spain's Marc Marquez, on a Honda, stretched his lead atop the standings after streaking to victory in Sunday's Catalan …

Rain stops play with India 305-4 against Pakistan

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India were 305 for four when rain stopped play against Pakistan in their showpiece World Cup match at Old Trafford on …

Tanak defies steering issue to take world rally lead as Sordo wins in Sardinia

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Dani Sordo snatched a dramatic victory at the Rally of Italy on Sunday as Ott Tanak took the overall championship lead …

Ton-up Sharma puts India on top against Pakistan

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Rohit Sharma hit his second hundred in three innings in this World Cup to put India in a dominant position against arch …

Federer 'fresh' for tenth Halle title tilt

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Roger Federer says staying wide awake will be the key to his grass court season with his focus on claiming a record …

Alex Marquez takes Catalan Moto2 crown, Ramirez claims Moto3

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Spain's Alex Marquez, on a Kalex, stormed to victory in the Catalan Moto2 on Sunday to take the lead in the category's …

Pogba looking for new challenge away from Man Utd

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Paul Pogba has given a strong indication that he wants to leave Manchester United this summer to seek a "new challenge".

Sharma hits third fifty of World Cup as India start strongly against Pakistan

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Rohit Sharma hit his third fifty in as many innings in this World Cup as India made an excellent start to their clash …

Amir warned twice as India make solid start against Pakistan

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Pakistan spearhead Mohammad Amir faced the prospect of being removed from the attack before completing his overs in a …

With three hours remaining, two Toyotas lead in Le Mans

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The Toyota of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez went into the final three hours of the Le Mans 24 Hour …

Pakistan bowl against India in World Cup showpiece

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Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed decided to give his bowlers first use of a green-tinged pitch in a crucial World Cup …

Fans pray for rain relief ahead of India-Pakistan clash

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India and Pakistan fans were divided in colours but united in their desire for rain to stay away from the …

Pakistan PM tells cricket team to banish fear of losing

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan -- who led the country to their only cricket World Cup before entering politics -- …

World rowing chief gives thumbs-up to 2020 Tokyo Olympic venue

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The head of the International Rowing Federation has backed the newly opened 2020 Tokyo Olympic venue to provide a …

It's Toyota v Toyota as dawn breaks in Le Mans

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The pole-sitting Toyota of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez led the Le Mans 24 Hour Race early Sunday …

Fury batters Schwarz, eyes Wilder rematch

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Unbeaten British heavyweight Tyson Fury outclassed Germany's Tom Schwarz to score a victory by second-round technical …

Stars align for Crusaders in bid for 10th Super Rugby crown

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The Canterbury Crusaders have delivered an ominous warning as they bid for a third consecutive Super Rugby crown with …

Woodland hangs on for one-shot lead over Rose going into US Open 4th rd

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Gary Woodland delivered a gritty back nine display Saturday, coming up with key par saves in a two-under 69 to stay one …

More than a game: World Cup set for India-Pakistan blockbuster

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The eyes of more than a billion television viewers around the globe will turn to Manchester when arch-rivals India and …

Mexico, Canada off the mark at Gold Cup

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Favourites Mexico and group rivals Canada cruised to lopsided wins on Saturday as the CONCACAF Gold Cup got under way.

Fury batters Schwarz with second round knockout

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Unbeaten British heavyweight Tyson Fury outclassed Germany's Tom Schwarz to score a victory by second-round technical …

David double as Canada rout Martinique

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Canada kicked off the CONCACAF Gold Cup with an emphatic win over Martinique on Saturday, outclassing the Caribbean …

Woodland leads Rose by one heading into US Open 4th rd

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Gary Woodland produced three birdies and a string of gutsy par saves in a two-under par 69 that left him a one-shot lead …

Messi 'bitter' as Colombia stun Argentina

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Lionel Messi said his team was feeling bitter after Argentina lost their opening Copa America match 2-0 to Colombia …

Mickelson's latest bid for elusive US Open ends with 3rd rd 75

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Phil Mickelson's bid to finally capture the US Open title that would complete his career grand slam ended with a …

Davis heading to Lakers in blockbuster trade: reports

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Anthony Davis will form a high-powered NBA strikeforce alongside LeBron James next season after the New Orleans Pelicans …

Woodland maintains two-shot lead over Rose as Koepka closes in

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Gary Woodland maintained a two-stroke lead over Justin Rose midway through the third round of the US Open Saturday at …

Ramos marries TV personality in Galactico wedding 'like no other'

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Sergio Ramos, the Real Madrid captain, married Spanish TV presenter Pilar Rubio in Seville on Saturday in a 'Galactico' …

Colombia's Martinez and Zapata stun Messi's Argentina at Copa

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Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata put a dent in Lionel Messi's hopes of finally landing a major international title as …

Netherlands and Canada cement second-round places, USA poised to join them

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The Netherlands and Canada ensured they would finish in the top two in Group E of the women's World Cup with victories …

Toyota v Toyota as Le Mans heads into night

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The pole-sitting Toyota of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez led the Le Mans 24 Hour Race into the early …

Woodland maintains two-shot lead through nine holes in US Open 2nd rd

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Gary Woodland maintained a two-shot lead over Justin Rose through nine holes of the US Open third round Saturday at …

Woods battles to even par after 'crap start' to US Open 3rd rd

Jun 15 2019

Tiger Woods wrestled an even par 71 out of Pebble Beach Golf Links Saturday in a gritty performance that left him 10 …

Davis heading to Lakers in trade deal: report

Jun 15 2019

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade deal which will see Anthony Davis join the Los Angeles Lakers in …

Henderson leads Meijer Classic after birdie blitz

Jun 15 2019

Canada's Brooke Henderson produced a barnstorming finish to maintain her lead after the third round at the Meijer LPGA …

VAR denies Peru in stalemate with 10-man Venezuela

Jun 15 2019

Ten-man Venezuela held on following the dismissal of Luis Mago to claim a 0-0 draw with Peru, who had two goals chalked …

'We need to win all remaining games,' says South Africa skipper

Jun 15 2019

Faf du Plessis said South Africa must win all their remaining games if they are to have any chance of reaching the World …

'I'm lucky to be here': Froome confident of full recovery after horror crash

Jun 15 2019

Chris Froome said Saturday "he is lucky to be here" after suffering multiple fractures in a high-speed crash that ruled …

Huget double leads Toulouse to 20th French title

Jun 15 2019

France winger Yoann Huget scored two tries as Toulouse won the French title for a 20th time beating Clermont 24-18 on …

Canada beat New Zealand to reach women's World Cup second round

Jun 15 2019

Canada beat New Zealand 2-0 in a women's World Cup Group E game in Grenoble on Saturday to cement a place in the second …

India v Pakistan: Five World Cup talking points

Jun 15 2019

India and Pakistan will go head to head in a World Cup blockbuster at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Vidal says Chile are team to fear ahead of Japan Copa clash

Jun 15 2019

Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal on Saturday vowed to strike fear into Japan when the two sides meet in their Copa America …

'I'll return back to my best': Froome confident of full recovery after horror crash

Jun 15 2019

Chris Froome is positive he can get back to his best on a bike despite suffering multiple fractures in a high-speed …

South Africa beat Afghanistan to keep World Cup hopes alive

Jun 15 2019

South Africa kept alive their slim hopes of reaching the World Cup semi-finals, crushing Afghanistan by nine wickets on …

Woods off to stuttering start in US Open 3rd rd

Jun 15 2019

Tiger Woods got off to a rocky start in the third round of the US Open at Pebble Beach as bogeys at two of his first …

Back-to-basics approach pays off for Finch in Australia World Cup stroll

Jun 15 2019

Aaron Finch talked of the mental and technical struggles he faced after confirming his return to top form with a …

Bulls dash Lions hopes of reaching fourth straight final

Jun 15 2019

Golden Lions, beaten in the last three Super Rugby finals, failed to reach the knockout phase this season after a 48-27 …

Buttler ready to answer England World Cup captain call

Jun 15 2019

Jos Buttler says he is ready to step up and captain England in the World Cup if injured skipper Eoin Morgan fails to …

Semenya denies she refused to run in Rabat, blames event organiser

Jun 15 2019

Caster Semenya's representatives reacted angrily on Saturday after the organiser of the Diamond League event in Rabat …

Sri Lanka snub media duties after World Cup defeat

Jun 15 2019

Sri Lanka are likely to be hit with an International Cricket Council sanction after failing to fulfil their media duties …

Ukraine sink South Korea to claim under-20 World Cup glory

Jun 15 2019

Ukraine recovered from the shock of falling behind to an early penalty as they beat South Korea 3-1 to win the under-20 …

Ten days after surgery, Quartararo takes Catalan Moto GP pole

Jun 15 2019

French Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo edged world champion and hometown favourite Marc Marquez of Honda to grab pole …

Ramos marries TV personality in Galactico wedding to the sound of AC/DC

Jun 15 2019

Sergio Ramos, the Real Madrid captain, married Spanish TV presenter Pilar Rubio in Seville on Saturday in a 'Galactico' …

Finch, Starc shine as Australia beat Sri Lanka in World Cup

Jun 15 2019

Australia captain Aaron Finch and pace bowler Mitchell Starc stole the show as the World Cup holders eased to an 87-run …

World title hopeful Tanak seizes Rally of Italy lead

Jun 15 2019

Estonian Ott Tanak stepped up his bid to grab the world championship lead as he took a healthy advantage on the third …

Pressure on Pakistan in India World Cup game, says Gavaskar

Jun 15 2019

India great Sunil Gavaskar says the pressure will be on Pakistan in Sunday's highly anticipated World Cup clash between …

Wheelie bad news as Vinales picks up Catalunya MotoGP grid penalty

Jun 15 2019

Maverick Vinales's decision to carry out a series of extravagant wheelies at the end of qualifying for the Catalunya …

'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' - US coach Ellis brushes off criticism

Jun 15 2019

United States coach Jill Ellis insists her team's allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition …

World champion Rohan Dennis wins Tour de Suisse opener

Jun 15 2019

Australia's Rohan Dennis took a razor-thin victory on the opening day individual time-trial at the Tour de Suisse on …

Froome lieutenant Poels dedicates Dauphine win to stricken leader

Jun 15 2019

Dutch climb specialist Wout Poels of Team Ineos dedicated his win in the mountainous penultimate stage of the Criterium …

South Africa eye first World Cup win after bundling out Afghanistan

Jun 15 2019

South Africa bowled out Afghanistan for just 125 in a rain-shortened match in Cardiff on Saturday as they fought to keep …

Leader Woodland hoping to hold nerve in US Open third round

Jun 15 2019

Gary Woodland believes he can hold his nerve as he takes a two-shot lead into the third round of the US Open at Pebble …

Last-gasp Am try takes Sharks to Super Rugby quarter-finals

Jun 15 2019

Lukhanyo Am scored a post-hooter try to snatch a 12-9 Super Rugby final round win for the Coastal Sharks at the Western …

India fans turn superstitious ahead of Pakistan clash

Jun 15 2019

India fans won't leave anything to chance for their team's World Cup match against bitter rivals Pakistan as they turn …

Miedema makes history as Netherlands clinch last 16 berth at World Cup

Jun 15 2019

Vivianne Miedema became her country's all-time record goal-scorer with a brace as the Netherlands saw off a spirited …

Pakistan's Amir targets India, inspired by memory of late mother

Jun 15 2019

Pakistan pace spearhead Mohammad Amir says the memory of his late mother will spur him on in the high-voltage World Cup …

Froome lieutenant Poels wins in Dauphine deluge

Jun 15 2019

Dutch climb specialist Wout Poels of Team Ineos won the mountainous penultimate stage of the Criterium du Dauphine, …

Walkover sends Canadian teen Auger-Aliassime into Stuttgart final

Jun 15 2019

Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime reached his third ATP final in Stuttgart on Saturday as his compatriot Milos …

Kohli says India-Pakistan World Cup result will not be career-defining

Jun 15 2019

Captain Virat Kohli has sought to play down the hype surrounding India's World Cup clash against arch-rivals Pakistan, …

Become heroes with India win, Arthur tells Pakistan

Jun 15 2019

Pakistan's head coach Mickey Arthur urged his players to become heroes by beating bitter rivals India in a World Cup …

Netherlands see off Cameroon to clinch last 16 berth at World Cup

Jun 15 2019

Vivianne Miedema scored twice as the Netherlands saw off a spirited Cameroon 3-1 on Saturday to secure a place in the …

Sri Lanka make flying start to World Cup chase against Australia

Jun 15 2019

Sri Lanka made a flying start to their World Cup chase against holders Australia, reaching 122 for one after 17 overs at …

Froome hopeful of full recovery after horror crash

Jun 15 2019

Chris Froome is positive he can get back to his best on a bike despite suffering multiple fractures in a high-speed …

Suspects in Ortiz shooting to be held for up to a year during probe

Jun 15 2019

Nine suspects in the shooting of American baseball star David Ortiz will remain in custody for up to a year while the …

Toyota set pace as 24 Hours of Le Mans starts

Jun 15 2019

Hot favourites to defend their crown, Toyota dominated the first hour's racing as the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race …

South Africa keep Afghanistan in check in World Cup

Jun 15 2019

Struggling South Africa restricted Afghanistan to 65 for two after 17 overs in their must-win World Cup match in Cardiff …

Quartararo on pole at Catalan Moto GP

Jun 15 2019

French Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo edged world champion and hometown favourite Marc Marquez of Honda to pole position …

Finch hits World Cup ton as Australia dominate Sri Lanka

Jun 15 2019

Australia captain Aaron Finch equalled his highest one-day international score of 153 as he powered the World Cup …

Dumoulin retires from Dauphine with Tour in mind

Jun 15 2019

Top Dutch cyclist Tom Dumoulin pulled out of the Criterium du Dauphine on Saturday so as not to aggravate a knee injury …

Finch hits World Cup fifty as Australia dominate Sri Lanka

Jun 15 2019

Australia captain Aaron Finch led by example as his brisk half-century put the World Cup holders in control of …

Caster Semenya declines Rabat 800m race: organisers

Jun 15 2019

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat on Sunday despite having …

Record-setting Woodland eyes major breakthrough at US Open

Jun 15 2019

Gary Woodland, who couldn't muster a top-10 finish in his first 27 major championship appearances, takes a two-stroke …

Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start

Jun 15 2019

A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over …

Woodland fires 65 to top star-studded US Open leaderboard

Jun 15 2019

Gary Woodland drained a 50-foot birdie put at his final hole on Friday to cap a six-under par 65 and take a two-stroke …

In Iraq, legal dispute threatens chances at 2020 Olympics

Jun 15 2019

Day after day, Iraqi weightlifter Safaa Rashed Aljumaili hits a worn-down Baghdad gym to train for the 2020 Olympics. …

Jaguares 'reserves' clinch second place with eight-try romp

Jun 15 2019

The Argentine Jaguares sealed second place in the Super Rugby standings by trouncing the Japanese Sunwolves 52-10 Friday …

Woodland grabs lead late in 2nd round at Pebble Beach

Jun 15 2019

Gary Woodland seized the US Open lead at eight-under par with three holes to play on Friday, back-to-back birdies …

Neville's England 'family' head for Women's World Cup knockouts

Jun 15 2019

Phil Neville hailed the togetherness of his England side after they joined Germany, France and Italy in the last 16 of …

More than just a game: India face Pakistan in World Cup battle royale

Jun 15 2019

Virat Kohli will have history on his side when India take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a World Cup blockbuster on Sunday …

Rose leads US Open by two midway through 2nd round

Jun 15 2019

Justin Rose was in the "perfect spot" Friday after a one-under par 70 gave him a two-shot lead in the second round of …

Taylor ends drought to send England through alongside Italy

Jun 15 2019

Jodie Taylor broke a 14-month goal drought to shoot England past Argentina and into the last 16 of the women's World Cup …

Vekic wins on two surfaces at rain-plagued Wimbledon warm-up

Jun 15 2019

Second seed Donna Vekic reached the semi-finals of the rain-plagued Nottingham WTA event on Friday after playing her …

Irked Woods insists he's 'still in ballgame' at US Open

Jun 14 2019

Tiger Woods, irate after a bogey-bogey finish in the second round of the US Open on Friday, insisted he was "still in …

Ecuador inspired by cycling champion Carapaz for Copa

Jun 14 2019

Ecuador are looking to emulate the success of Giro d'Italia cycling champion Richard Carapaz and "create surprises" at …

Kone thunderbolt helps Mali hold Cameroon in Africa Cup warm-up

Jun 14 2019

Youssouf Kone scored a brilliant solo goal for Mali during a 1-1 draw with trophy-holders Cameroon Friday in a 2019 …

England and Italy reach the Women's World Cup last 16, Japan stay on course

Jun 14 2019

England and Italy joined Germany and France in the last 16 of the women's World Cup on Friday as Jodie Taylor shot the …

Taylor shoots England into Women's World Cup last 16

Jun 14 2019

Jodie Taylor booked England's place in the last 16 of the Women's World Cup on Friday after bagging the winner in a …

Broncos owner Bowlen dies after Alzheimer's battle

Jun 14 2019

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has died aged 75 after a five-year battle with Alzheimer's disease, his family confirmed …

Sordo masters Sardinia's dirt and dust as Ogier crashes out

Jun 14 2019

Spain's Dani Sordo grabbed the lead on the Rally of Italy on Friday, perfectly mastering the heat and dust on Sardinia …

World pole vault record holder Lavillenie 'rubbish' on injury return

Jun 14 2019

World pole vault record holder and former Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie made a "rubbish" return to action on Friday …

Joe Root: England's understated superstar

Jun 14 2019

Joe Root. England Test captain. England's record century-maker at World Cups. And now England's golden arm.