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Day two ends with four-way tie

In order to be there on Sunday, to give oneself a chance, you have to find a way to stick around. Jason Day followed up a 79 in the first round with a 75 in round two, Rory McIlroy was always up against it after a 78 on Thursday and although he shot one under on Friday he was well short of the cut.


Political leaders applaud Pakistani team on historic win

Political leaders applaud Pakistani team on historic win

Virat Kohli won the toss and put Pakistan in to bat first. Fakhar, who scored his maiden ODI century in style with a four off the 31st over, was awarded Player of the Match . However, a picture that evoked mutual admiration and went viral recently is the one which shows former Indian captain and current wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni carrying the son of Pakistani skipper Safaraz Ahmed in his arms.


Pakistan Triumps Over India To Win The Champions Trophy

Pakistan Triumps Over India To Win The Champions Trophy

Out for 3 in the fourth over of the Champions Trophy final , he walked away from the celebrating Indians then stopped to watch the replay on the video screen at The Oval. Hasan Ali was responsible for taking the last Indian wicket, leaving the Blue Shirts with 158 runs from 30.3 overs. But Pandya's knock of 76 runs off 43 balls - including six sixes and four fours - earned him praise from the viewers and his own captain.


Rafael Nadal admits to fitness worries ahead of Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal admits to fitness worries ahead of Wimbledon

Sometimes it is too short of a time and I really can't recover fast enough. But that was before any knee trouble and the 31-year-old has lost to opponents ranked between No 100 and No 144 in his last four appearances at the All England Club.


Murray in spotlight as Wimbledon looms

Murray in spotlight as Wimbledon looms

Speaking on the eve of this week's Aegon Championships at Queen's in London , in a Sunday magazine article yesterday, former Wimbledon champion McEnroe was disparaging to say the least about the current World No 1. Save for Barcelona, where the 30-year-old Scot reached the semi-finals, he has struggled on the clay courts of Europe until Roland Garros, where, aided by a favourable draw, he reached the last four.



Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks

According to the Verticals Adrian Wojnarowski the Sixers needed Markell Fultz workout and meeting to complete deal any deal with the Boston Celtics and, according to him, both sides have deal in place for the No. The Celtics have a lot of very nice role players, but if Fultz becomes a star - and he has the tools to do so - this reasoning could look questionable in the future.