• Mohammad Asif: I wish I was facing England with Amir
Mohammad Asif: I wish I was facing England with Amir

The build-up to Pakistan's tour to these shores has centred around Mohammad Amir , who was infamously involved in the spot-fixing scandal which rocked cricket to it's core during a Lord's Test match in 2010. "If he thinks it is just trash talk then hats off to him". "If we do come across a wicket like that, which is always a lottery at Lord's, w...

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  • Day shares the lead in Ohio
Day shares the lead in Ohio

Johnson mixed six birdies with two bogeys during an eventful final round, where he only claimed the outright advantage after back-to-back birdies along the back nine. Piercy , the co-leader after the third round, finished with an even-par 70 for a 275. He turned 32 years old last week, and like so many other elite players before him, Johnso...

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  • England set 283 to win first Test against Pakistan at Lord's
England set 283 to win first Test against Pakistan at Lord's

In a match billed for months as the Test return of Amir after his five-year ban for spot-fixing here, and all that might entail in terms of crowd and opposition reaction, it has been intrigue of the right kind which has taken over from the outset.

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  • Sunderland frustrated by wait for Sam Allardyce news following England talks
Sunderland frustrated by wait for Sam Allardyce news following England talks

Sometimes Sam has been tagged with the long ball and how he plays. Klinsmann, of course, has a good working knowledge of English football, having enjoyed two spells at Tottenham Hotspur as a player; furthermore, the 51-year-old German has extensive experience of worldwide football, having guided Die Mannschaft to third place at the 2006 World Cup...

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  • Novak Djokovic knocked out of Wimbledon by 41st-ranked Sam Querrey
Novak Djokovic knocked out of Wimbledon by 41st-ranked Sam Querrey

Novak Djokovic's exit at the hands of Sam Querrey has opened the door for many players, whose chances of winning the title just got higher in the Serbian's absence, although not everyone is willing to admit it. Djokovic did. Sort of. On the resumption, the Serb halved the deficit and served for the fourth set at 5-4, only for Querrey to break...

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  • Henrik Stenson full of pride after breaking Swedish duck
Henrik Stenson full of pride after breaking Swedish duck

Mickelson's 17-under total, meanwhile - highlighted by a first-round 63 and a closing 65, his best-ever final round in a major - would have won all but four of the previous 144 Opens. Beyond the score, the measure of his performance was that he putted for a birdie on every hole Sunday in a mild wind off the Irish Sea. Stenson three-putted for bogey...

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  • Report Led By Western Law Professor Documents Widespread Russian Doping
Report Led By Western Law Professor Documents Widespread Russian Doping

That programme involved the switching of dirty samples with clean ones and prevented Russian athletes, including more than a dozen medal winners, from testing positive. McLaren called the Rodchenkov "a credible and truthful person" despite admitting to concoting doping cocktails for Russian athletes. "I am unwaveringly confident in our report ", h...

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  • Reds top Brewers on passed ball in 9th
Reds top Brewers on passed ball in 9th

Brewers: After a day off on Monday, Milwaukee plays the first of 16 second-half games against the Pirates. But Mariñez struck out Votto to end the game and keep things from getting interesting. "We had a difference of opinion and it got out of hand". "He had trouble putting weight on it", said manager Craig Counsell. He left after the first five...

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  • Andy Murray impressed with Kyle Edmund progression
Andy Murray impressed with Kyle Edmund progression

Britain will now play Argentina at home in September as they aim to keep alive their hopes of defending the title they won in Belgium a year ago. With a chance to serve the tie out, Edmund tightened quite considerably, allowing Lajovic crucially his first break of the match so far to level at 5-5.

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  • Highlights of the Russian doping report
Highlights of the Russian doping report

Preliminary findings from the report , released last month, found "mandatory state-directed manipulation of laboratory analytical results operating within" the Moscow anti-doping lab from at least 2011 through the summer of 2013. Russia's athletes are banned from competing in Rio over allegations of doping and corruption. The statement comes aft...

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  • Russian sports ministry operated doping program, WADA says
Russian sports ministry operated doping program, WADA says

His findings, which come just one month ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic summer games, add new momentum to the growing global push to ban Russian Federation from competing in the games. The Russian athletics team has already been banned from competing at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. Vladimir Putin had previously called for an investigatio...

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  • International Olympic Committee will take 'toughest sanctions' over Sochi doping
International Olympic Committee will take 'toughest sanctions' over Sochi doping

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will take toughest sanctions against organizations or individuals involved in covering doping use, IOC President Tomas Bach said on Monday. Travis Tygart , the CEO of USADA, urged the worldwide community to come together to ensure that what he called an unprecedented level of criminality never threatens spo...

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  • Indians 6, Twins 1: Twins forgot to bring bats
Indians 6, Twins 1: Twins forgot to bring bats

Gomes suffered the injury when he fell and landed awkwardly on his shoulder while running to first base. Sandwiched in between was Mike Napoli's home run to the second deck in left field to lead off the second to put the Indians on the board first.

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  • Hamilton wins Spielberg in dramatic last lap
Hamilton wins Spielberg in dramatic last lap

I lost the race, he won it, and I'm the guy who suffered in the collision. Rosberg nursed his vehicle home in fourth, Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen capitalising to finish on the podium behind the double-defending world champion. "Of course I am leaving him track space, that's clear. It's a pity, it shouldn't happen", Wolff said. But Rosberg...

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  • RNC 2016: Donald Trump coming to Cleveland tonight
RNC 2016: Donald Trump coming to Cleveland tonight

It deals with poverty, national security, health care and other issues. Ryan hesitated for weeks before endorsing the businessman. With party veterans missing, Mr. Meanwhile, pro-Clinton ads await Cleveland area taxicab passengers. Former Trump opponent Florida Sen. Trump's campaign dismissed the effort.

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  • Young Han Solo actor officially announced for 'Star Wars' spin off film
Young Han Solo actor officially announced for 'Star Wars' spin off film

Harrison Ford has portrayed the beloved Star Wars character since the original 1977 film. The actor, who most recently starred in Hail, Caesar! Filming on the as-yet untitled Han Solo movie is set to begin in late January or early February of next year, with the script still being worked on by The Empire Strikes Back and The Force Awak...

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  • NFL likely to insert data chips into gameballs in preseason, Thursdays
NFL likely to insert data chips into gameballs in preseason, Thursdays

According to the Toronto Sun , the National Football League will put microchips into game balls during the preseason and Thursday night games, the objective of which is to track how easily balls are clearing the uprights on field goal attempts.

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  • Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition Costs Some Serious Gold
Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition Costs Some Serious Gold

A Consumer Reports review found two of the devices stopped working when placed in a tank that simulated depths of 1.5 metres of water. Exactly 2,016 of these functionally-identical-to-the-S7-edge phones will be available in selected countries "including Brazil, the United States, China, Germany and Korea", according to Sammy.

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  • Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins 7/17/16 MLB Predictions
Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins 7/17/16 MLB Predictions

Yan Gomes found it hard on Sunday to celebrate the Cleveland Indians' win with his right arm in a sling. First baseman Mike Napoli led off the top half of the second inning with a 408-foot home run to left field. Former Twins OF Torii Hunter was inducted into the club's Hall of Fame before the game on Saturday. It was his 20th of the season - an...

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  • Indians catcher carted off day after 'sacrificial ceremony'
Indians catcher carted off day after 'sacrificial ceremony'

He struck out four. "It's probably stuff that you don't do in the normal workplace, but I thought it was good". An error by Carlos Santana at first base gave the Twins a run in the seventh inning, and catcher Yan Gomes couldn't handle Joe Colon's frantic throw home in the 11th, allowing Joe Mauer to score the winning run from third in the early-m...

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