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by | July 23, 2017 | 23:02

Often referred to as the "female version of (Indian's men's cricket team captain) Virat Kohli, Harmanpreet shows a lot of aggression on the field". The chief minister also said that it was a matter of great honour for all Punjabis that Harmanpreet had carved a niche for herself in global cricket with her sheer hard work and dedication.

by | July 23, 2017 | 22:41

Mithali Raj is the only Indian player to figure in the top 10 scorers' list. On the eve of Sunday's Women's World Cup final against England at the Lord's in London , the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday announced a cash prize of Rs 50 lakh for each member of the Indian team for their performance.

by | July 23, 2017 | 22:24

Speaking after being presented with the Claret Jug on the 18th green, Spieth said: "This is absolutely a dream come true for me". Suddenly, Spieth was three shots in front. Along the way, they created a little separation from the rest of the field. Grace, who opened with a 60 at Kingsbarns to set up victory in the 2012 Dunhill Links Championship, bagged eight birdies in a flawless effort as he stormed into contention in the season's third major.

by | July 23, 2017 | 22:23

In the second minute Victor Moses was one of many Chelsea players in the first half to get in behind that Arsenal back three, but his shot was straight at David Ospina . Less than two minutes later, Batshuayi doubled Chelsea's lead; collecting N'Golo Kante's pass, shifting the ball onto his left foot and bending the ball into the far corner.

by | July 23, 2017 | 22:12

But he stumbled out of the blocks after beginning the day with a three-shot lead. "I've always been good, when I get off to fast starts, being able to keep it going", he said, "and I didn't today". When Kuchar's tap-in birdie at the next could not be matched by his compatriot from 18ft, the lead was down to one. Li, 21, started the day at 1-over for the championship and parred his first seven holes before a remarkable run of seven birdies and four pars in his remaining 11 holes.

by | July 23, 2017 | 22:03

For the podium places to be covered by less than 30 seconds makes this the closest Tour in history, largely by design as the organisers limited the number of summit finishes and time trial kilometres in a bid to reduce opportunities to build big distances.

by | July 23, 2017 | 21:52

Spieth carded a one-under-par round of 69 to finish on 12-under for the tournament but, after three days of consistent golf by the American, it was a remarkable day of highs and lows for the 23-year-old. And if I win tomorrow it has nothing to do with that, either. Kuchar was chatting it up with Spieth as they approached 18 on Saturday. Sensing the danger, he holed a 20ft birdie putt of his own while Kuchar missed from a third of that length to produce daylight at the top of the leaderboard.

by | July 23, 2017 | 20:12

The CONCACAF disciplinary committee announced the suspensions before the USA's 2-0 win over Costa Rica in Saturday's semi-final. And here's Romero earlier in the game, twisting Altidore's nipple. Midfielder Ceren, who plays for Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes, bit Omar Gonzalez during the contest. Romero and Ceren punishments, according to CONCACAF, will only affect "official matches" and were dubbed "anti-sporting behaviour".

by | July 23, 2017 | 17:15

Among reasons the commissioners gave for granting parole once Simpson completed the minimum of his nine-to-33-year sentence on October 1 was his compliance with prison rules, a lack of prior criminal convictions and his minimal safety risk to the public.

by | July 23, 2017 | 17:07

Players falling on the ground. So far, those players - such as New York City FC midfielder Miguel Camargo for Panama and Costa Rican forward duo Ariel Rodriguez and David Ramirez - have delivered. And our promise to you is that we will always strive to provide indispensable journalism to our community. "If there is an issue in our team, it's that we haven't played together and that's kind of by design".

by | July 23, 2017 | 15:45

Chelsea had always been linked to a move for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku , but they signed Morata after the Belgian global joined Manchester United instead for a reported 85 million euros. Conte, who was reported to have left Juve in 2014 due to a lack of investment , said: "We found the right view about the future of this club". Conte revealed yesterday that Costa was aware he would be leaving Stamford Bridge this summer back in January , rather than last month, which is what the ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 15:44

Roma have announced the signing of left-back Aleksandar Kolarov from Manchester City for €5m. Kolarov, 35, joins fellow full-backs Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta in leaving City since the end of last season. Now we are a far better Club than what we were when I came. "As soon as I heard of his interest, I knew immediately I wanted to be a City player". "For me it was a great pleasure to play for this shirt".

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:45

There are reports that the Knicks and Cavs are in discussion for a Kyrie for Carmelo Anthony trade with perhaps a third team involved. James was informed after Irving told the Cavaliers and was unaware of the guard's feelings, sources said.

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:38

It's not a compliment, it's obvious that people see we have good players. "The very important message is that we are not a selling club and that's how it is". However, Barcelona's interest has been rather lukewarm and the question we've been putting to you for the a year ago is: 'Are they really prepared to break the bank to land him?'.

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:37

Spieth turned a bogey or worse into an unlikely par by chipping in from just short of the 10th green. The 23-year-old former U.S. Masters and U.S. Open victor carded a bogey-free round in tricky, but not treacherous, conditions. "Everyone up there hadn't won a major - Rickie (Fowler), Justin (Thomas), Hideki (Matsuyama)". Koepka didn't seem to miss a beat from his four-shot victory at Erin Hills, even if he barely touched a club.

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:35

As per several media reports, the WR has confirmed that due to her extraordinary batting in the semi final, the railway board has recommended her promotion. Harmandar said he was very proud of his daughter. "The nation is proud of her", he said. The cricketer's mother is making preparations to offer choicest dishes to her daughter upon her return.

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:43

However, Morata has faced a lack of playing time with the Spanish club and he will need to focus on regaining his confidence and focus on quickly establishing himself into Chelsea's attack line. "I like his ( Morata's ) technique". 'He is very young and has a lot of space and room to improve and I want to improve him a lot'. " Morata is a good finisher, he showed this in the past".

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:31

Kaur's sensational hitting in Thursday's second semi-final at Derby sent Australia packing with a 36-run loss and set the alarm bells ringing for the hosts, who are eyeing their fourth World Cup triumph. It was Anju who picked up Harmanpreet from Under-19 stables and gave her the India cap in 2009. We are lucky and proud to have her on our side. However, skipper Mithali Raj has said that the Kaur would be available for the final and that the icing applied was precautionary to deal with ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:33

The key to his round came in the middle, starting with a 10-foot par putt on No. 8 after he drove into a pot bunker. Clarke, the 2011 Champion Golfer of the Year, was three over par after his opening nine and suffered another bogey on the tenth before a double on the 13th.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:29

McIlroy's run of 24 holes without a bogey ended at the tough 13th, a hole which did not yield a single birdie all day, and two attempts to hack out of thick rough led to a bogey-six at 15, but he bounced back with a solid birdie at the 17th and closed out an excellent day's work with a par at the last to finish on one under for the tournament.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:15

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by | July 23, 2017 | 11:58

I feel like it's all coming together. And sometimes I get down on myself. "Yeah, I have", he added sheepishly raising his finger. Asked in his pre-tournament press conference at Birkdale whether he knew players who would "give up" after getting the bad end of the draw, McIlroy joked: "Yeah, I have".

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:39

But he is now set up perfectly to be one of the contenders for the Claret Jug heading into the weekend, while Spieth and Koepka were among those left to face the prospect of more unpleasant weather later on. His only bogey on what he describes as his favorite course on the Open rotation came at the par-3 No. 7 after landing his ball near the lip of a bunker.

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:36

Henrik Stenson took the Claret Jug jet-skiing with him after winning the British Open previous year, but he has something more outlandish in mind if he retains the famous trophy this week. "Last year I was pretty caught in 2015 and this year I'm not". Fleetwood enters with four Top 10s in a row this year, including a win in France. "But these things sort of crop up out of nowhere and they challenge us", he said.

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:02

The Spain worldwide still scored 20 goals last season despite being a fringe player and has winning Serie A, La Liga and the Champions League on his CV. "You know very well the dynamic of the transfer market". "I like his ( Morata's ) technique". "Now there is insane money, if you want to buy a normal player you need to spend €40m to €50m".

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:12

These are the claims in French newspaper L'equipe , who claim that the long proposed deal to Mendy from Monaco to Manchester is finally close to being complete after finally agreeing a deal with the French Champions. With Pep Guardiola rejigging Manchester City's full-back options this summer, it became clear that he wanted to add fresh faces to his defence in the transfer window.

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:07

England have been one of the strongest sides throughout women's cricket history and are now second, behind Australia, in the International Cricket Council's team rankings. Despite being among the top four teams in the world since the 1980s, India has never won a global tournament. "It definitely isn't going to be easy for England ".

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:08

Rookie Erik Jones was fastest in final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Indianapolis with a lap of 185.854 miles per hour. "It's been a lot of fun these last couple years". Last week: Denny Hamlin won in New Hampshire. Not many racing fans would have bet that Stenhouse would have more wins than Kevin Harvick (1), Joey Logano (1) or Busch through July.

by | July 23, 2017 | 07:55

Defending champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden stayed in contention with a 69 while world number one Dustin Johnson of the United States and four-times major victor Rory McIlroy battled to one-over 71s. "I'm extremely pleased", Spieth said. "It's completely different than any tournament we play in the United States, and just kind of soaked it in for a second, and said, 'This is pretty cool'".

by | July 23, 2017 | 07:55

QUOTEWORTHY: "Obviously, I'm not happy about it because I nearly screwed up my British Open ". Spieth is at 9 under for the tournament, while Kuchar is 7 under. Grace said he was trying to finish the round without a bogey and wanted to make one final birdie on the last hole. He knows what to say out there and what not to say.

by | July 23, 2017 | 07:51

Chris Weidman improved to 14-3 Saturday after defeating Kelvin Gastelum with an arm triangle. The 33-year-old was born and raised in Nassau County. "Keep doubting me", Weidman said. "I'm back. I'm the champion and everyone knows it". Weidman regained his bearings in the second round and outgrappled Gastelum. He got one lucky break when Gastelum's hook that dropped him came late in the round, but other than that sequence, he was in control.

by | July 23, 2017 | 07:28

Indeed, the last seven majors have all been claimed by players who had never previously taken one of the sport's biggest prizes, including Brooks Koepka at last month's US Open and Henrik Stenson in The Open at Troon 12 months ago. Open at Erin Hills, and his opening round at Birkdale was a rollercoaster. The lack of inclement weather allowed him to load up off the tee while others stayed back, and outside of one bad hole (the par-3 14th) played some of his best golf on the second nine.

by | July 23, 2017 | 07:29

A victory on Sunday would make Spieth just the second player after Jack Nicklaus to have won three of the game's four major championships before the age of 24. Jordan Spieth has been the best player through the first 36 holes at the British Open , but many of his top rivals are close enough to the first page of the leaderboard that moving day at Royal Birkdale in Southport England should be a compelling experience.

by | July 23, 2017 | 06:59

At six under par , Spieth led by two from Ryder Cup team-mate Matt Kuchar , with England's Ian Poulter, who was second at Birkdale when it last staged the Open in 2008, on three under alongside US Open champion Brooks Koepka . When he's picking up tees before his drive lands and winking at caddie J.P. Fitzgerald after held-off approach shots, you know something special is unfolding.

by | July 23, 2017 | 06:58

And when his putter is working - it really hasn't been this year - he is regarded as a favorite at just about any tournament. The reality is that McIlroy has a lot more work to do if he is to get back into the business end of matters. 6. The Northern Irishman's last appearance in the event was back in 2014 and the following week he led from start to finish to win the Open at Hoylake - around 30 miles away from Birkdale - before recording victories in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and ...