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Champions Trophy: Captain Sarfraz powers Pakistan into semis

The defensive struggle ultimately didn't end up going Sri Lanka's way, but the players certainly knew how much was on the line and how hard-fought the match was on both sides. Batting first, Sri Lanka got off to a fantastic start despite losing Danushka Gunathilaka early in the innings. Skipper Mathews supported his colleague with a patient knock.


David Seaman: Joe Hart still best English goalkeeper, criticism unfair

David Seaman: Joe Hart still best English goalkeeper, criticism unfair

It's also why it's hard not to feel some sympathy for him in the situation. Gareth Southgate breaks down his decision not to play Joe Hart in net against France in England's friendly match. While Lloris is set to continue between the sticks for France, his counterpart in the England goal, Joe Hart will watch from the sidelines on Tuesday, with Gareth Southgate confirming that Tom Heaton is set to make his debut for the Three Lions.



Golden State Warriors win 2017 NBA Championship, beat Cavs 129-120

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates with fans after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, June 12, 2017. After Cleveland led 37-33 through the first quarter, Golden State outscored Cleveland 38-23 in the second quarter. For the Cavs, James added 13 rebounds and eight assists to his huge scoring night, while Kyrie Irving scored 26 and JR Smith had 25, but Kevin Love went missing, managing ...


DEAL CLOSE! Everton agree £30m fee for Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford

DEAL CLOSE! Everton agree £30m fee for Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford

Should the terms of each of the add-ons be met, Pickford would become Everton's record signing, eclipsing the £28 million they paid for Romelu Lukaku in 2014. Throughout the summer, there was a heavy link between Pickford and the club, with goalkeepers Martin Stekelenburg and Joel Robles struggling to hold their places last season.



Everyone wants to see an India-England final: Virat Kohli

He was 22 points behind former number one ODI batsman AB de Villiers when he entered the ongoing Champions Trophy 2017 in England. England gained two points to climb to fourth and have a three-point lead over New Zealand. Pakistan's batsmen slide in the rankings include Babar Azam (eighth, down by one place), Mohammad Hafeez (22nd, down by two places), Azhar Ali (42nd, down by two) and Shoaib Malik (48th, down by one).



Murray, Cilic, Halep, Suarez reach French Open 4th round

Seeded winners in the men's third round: No. 1 Andy Murray , No. 3 Stan Wawrinka , No. 7 Marin Cilic . Richard Gasquet was playing French compatriot Gael Monfils on Court Philippe Chatrier and Kei Nishikori was taking on Hyeon Chung on Court 1.