• SC accepts structural reforms in BCCI
SC accepts structural reforms in BCCI

It suggested restructuring of the BCCI's administrative set-up and proposed a CEO to run daily affairs of the Board who will be accountable to a nine-member apex council. A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice T.S. Thakur in a verdict on Monday said that a person can not be simultaneously a office-bearer in state cricket association as wel...

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  • Padres' Edwin Jackson has no-hitter vs Giants through 6
Padres' Edwin Jackson has no-hitter vs Giants through 6

He gave up two home runs while taking the loss as the NL s starting pitcher in the All-Star Game, and Petco Park continued to play like a litter box for him on Sunday. The Giants intentionally walked Alex Dickerson, and after Suarez s high fastball froze Norris, Osich entered and threw a 97 miles per hour sinker to win a right-handed matchup with p...

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  • Obama denounces Baton Rouge police shooting as 'work of cowards'
Obama denounces Baton Rouge police shooting as 'work of cowards'

He received an honourable discharge, and won several medals while in the military, including one for good conduct. Jackson had posted on Facebook on July 8 how physically and emotionally drained he had been since protests had erupted in Baton Rouge after the July 5 killing of Alton Sterling by police.

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  • Ibrahimovic is a 'funny guy' - Mourinho
Ibrahimovic is a 'funny guy' - Mourinho

So does Mourinho think Ibrahimovic is arrogant? "Zlatan, three words - he's a victor, he's a goalscorer and he's amusing - he's a amusing guy", the former Chelsea manager told adidas Front Row. "The result is obviously not the most important thing, but it is always important". He is an awesome player. According to Manchester Evening News...

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  • England v Pakistan: Alastair Cook blames 'naive' batting for Lord's defeat
England v Pakistan: Alastair Cook blames 'naive' batting for Lord's defeat

England, set 283 for victory, were all out for 207. This is the first Test win for Pakistan against England at Lord's in 20 years. No Pakistan bowler before Shah had taken a 10-fer at England's most iconic venue, with the previous best being Waqar Younis' 8-154 in 1996.

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  • Hunt lashes out at 'f***ing cheat' Lesnar
Hunt lashes out at 'f***ing cheat' Lesnar

Prior to UFC 200 , Hunt called out Lesnar for steroids use, accusing the former UFC heavyweight champion of being "juiced to the gills". He made two successful title defenses before losing to Cain Velasquez by first-round TKO, then announced his retirement from mixed martial arts after a stoppage loss to Alistair Overeem in 2011.

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  • Jermaine Edmondson transferring after Draymond Green slap
Jermaine Edmondson transferring after Draymond Green slap

If he is proved guilty and convicted, the punishment will entail a fine of $500 and 93 days in jail. The incident report, which was released on Wednesday, confirms that in fact, there was a scuffle between Green and Edmondson. When Edmondson confronted Green about it, Edmondson said Green punched him in the jaw, resulting in pain in his head ...

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  • Former Marine kills 3 Baton Rouge officers, wounds 3 others
Former Marine kills 3 Baton Rouge officers, wounds 3 others

The shooting comes just days after the police shooting of a black man in the same city sparked nationwide protests, one of which led to the massacre of five police officers in Dallas. If she could talk to the shooter, or anyone considering violence against officers, she said she would remind them of a judgment beyond the penal system.

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  • Liverpool set to complete deal for Augsburg defender Klavan
Liverpool set to complete deal for Augsburg defender Klavan

It looks like the German coach has acted swiftly as the Mirror are one of several media outlets who're reporting today that Liverpool are set to secure a deal to sign Estonia captain Ragnar Klavan from Augsburg. Both Mamadou Sakho and Joe Gomez suffered Achilles tendon injuries last week, while Martin Skrtel left the club for Fenerbahce. With ...

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  • Henrik Stenson wins British Open for 1st major
Henrik Stenson wins British Open for 1st major

Taking a one-shot lead into Sunday, the 40-year-old Swede opened with a bogey. Troon. - Henrik Stenson emerged victorious from a titanic duel with Phil Mickelson to win the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon yesterday after firing a final round of 63 that equalled the lowest round score in major history.

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  • Brad Keselowski dominates during win at Daytona in Coke Zero 400
Brad Keselowski dominates during win at Daytona in Coke Zero 400

Starting the tense final lap, Keselowski led a three-wide team of pursuers that then lost a follower when Kurt Busch spun out at the final turn. "Penske gave me the vehicle to win the race". "Yeah, we were all in a big wad", said Jimmie Johnson, who was in the middle of the 22-car accident. "You hate seeing that much equipment getting torn up".

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  • Losing to Ronaldo again sucks: Griezmann
Losing to Ronaldo again sucks: Griezmann

A 13-man team of technical observers, which included ex-Manchester United managers Alex Ferguson and David Moyes and current England Under-21 boss Gareth Southgate, has selected a team following the conclusion of the tournament in France, which was won for the first time by Portugal on Sunday evening.

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  • Trump ready to complete improbable rise at GOP convention
Trump ready to complete improbable rise at GOP convention

The less-than-half-full hangar was devoid of any campaign signs or other hints that Pence is now a part of the Republican presidential ticket, aside from the music. There was little hoopla - and no questions, though Trump on Thursday had billed the event as a news conference. A few hours later, a huge truck barreled through a crowded holiday cele...

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  • Henrik Stenson Sees Off Phil Mickelson to Win British Open
Henrik Stenson Sees Off Phil Mickelson to Win British Open

This Sunday at Royal Troon? Phil Mickelson was disappointed by once again finishing second in a major and, despite firing a scorching final-round 65 on Sunday at the Open Championship, noted that the window was closing on his chances of cadging that sixth major title.

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  • Royals help AL win All Star Game again
Royals help AL win All Star Game again

They were joined by team mascots and the World Series Trophy, while legendary Padres Dave Winfield and Trevor Hoffman were the Grand Marshals of the parade. The home team has gone 8-5 in Game 1 of the World Series since 2003, and only one team that did not win Game 1 either at home or on the road has won the World Series: the 2009 Yankees.

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  • Giroud seeks to end France's Germany hoodoo
Giroud seeks to end France's Germany hoodoo

But an even more painful elimination at German hands lingers in the French sporting memory - the 1982 World Cup, which featured the infamous flooring of Patrick Battiston by Harald "Toni" Schumacher. Despite being 4-0 down at half-time, Iceland did not give up and fought bravely to outscore France in the second half, with the final scoreline fi...

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  • Froome tames his rivals in mountain stage at Tour de France
Froome tames his rivals in mountain stage at Tour de France

It was also a first stage win in the Tour de France for the IAM Cycling team, giving them a stand-out moment before they fold at the end of the season because of a lack of a secondary sponsor. "Nairo is really strong and he's still capable of winning". Pantano said he's come on strong since turning professional in 2015. "I really thought toda...

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  • Stenson wins British Open
Stenson wins British Open

That equaled the record set by Jason Day in last year's US PGA Championship and beat the Open record of 19 under set by Tiger Woods in 2000. It's the 11th time in his career that Mickelson was the runner-up at a major. But Stenson - as he has often in his life - got up off the mat and pressed on. Stenson and Mickelson reduced the third hardest ho...

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  • Fantastic Griezmann sends Germany home and the hosts France to the Final
Fantastic Griezmann sends Germany home and the hosts France to the Final

The host nation named an unchanged team in consecutive games for the first time in their European Championship history in the semi-final, and Deschamps could name the same XI again on Sunday. It's a great emotion - we had to suffer but never gave up and that's great for me. "We can't erase the past, but we look forward". "We still have one step to ...

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  • Henrik Stenson fires 63 to win Open in historic fashion
Henrik Stenson fires 63 to win Open in historic fashion

His major championship record-equalling low round of 63, featuring 10 birdies, yesterday saw him beat American Phil Mickelson by three strokes with an overall score of 20 under par, the lowest ever total at The Open. It was an emotional moment for Stenson, who dedicated his conquest to his close friend and one-time mentor, Mike Gerbich. "We both ...

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