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Sport In Numbers: Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman Continues to Break Records
Author: 0 In Numbers: Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman Continues to Break Records

Pakistan have set Zimbabwe a daunting target of 365 runs, after Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and made a decision to bat first in the final ODI of the five-match series in Bulawayo . Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq added 168 runs for the opening wicket which was also their fourth hundred-run partnership. The Pakistani pair's opening stand of 304 runs took them past Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga who held the record up until then.

Sport Proteas crumble to Sri Lanka's spinners in Colombo
Author: 0 Proteas crumble to Sri Lanka's spinners in Colombo

The last wicket partnership between Akila Dananjaya and Rangana Herath was worth 74 overall. The previous best bowling analysis by a South African since the country's return to test cricket in 1992 was Lance Klusener's eight for 64 against India in Calcutta in 1996.

Sport Intelligence chief: He didn't mean 'to be disrespectful' about Trump's Putin invite
Author: 0 Intelligence chief: He didn't mean 'to be disrespectful' about Trump's Putin invite

Coats said he hoped to learn more about the meeting, where only Mr. Trump, Putin and interpreters were present. "This is the job I signed up for ... House committee staffer Kyle Parker helped draft sanctions against Russians suspected of human rights violations. "'There was a discussion between President Trump and President Putin about the resolution in Syria and how we might get the refugees back", he said.

Sport Tour de France 2018
Author: 0 Tour de France 2018

Dumoulin, the time trial world champion and last year's Giro d'Italia victor, is third, 1:50 behind, and Roglic is fourth, 2:38 back. While Tour race director Christian Prudhomme personally apologised to the team and publicly called for a calming of fan behaviour, it wasn't enough, Bahrain Merida's general manager Brent Copeland told several outlets including Cyclingnews .

Sport Real Agree €190m Fee For Hazard, Barca Looming
Author: 0 Real Agree €190m Fee For Hazard, Barca Looming

Chelsea have offered him a new deal but he has told them he has no intention of signing it as he wants to move to the Bernabeu. After all, there have been rumours that Hazard fancies the possibility of spending the rest of his career at Chelsea and enduring as their star man.

Sport Anthony Joshua Alexander Povetkin interrupted by Jarrell Big Baby Miller angry confrontation
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua Alexander Povetkin interrupted by Jarrell Big Baby Miller angry confrontation

It is expected that the battle Joshua and Wilder can go to Wembley on 13 April 2019. But Povetkin has gained a reputation as a drug cheat after two arranged fights fell through after he failed tests. I have to get past people like Povetkin to fulfil my legacy. I have been justified. He said: "For me it was very, very suspicious". "This isn't about one fight that defines me, this is about my whole career".

Author: 0 Tour director calls for calm after fan abuse of Froome

With a gap of 4:30 to the Movistar- and Sky-led peloton, he was alone 73km from the finish line. "Bardet had a 10sec lead on us and we were in amongst the motorbikes", he explained. Daniel Ostanek: After the GC drama - Bardet's attacks, Nibali's crash, Quintana dropping, Landa reeturning and so on - on the latter half of the climb, it's easy to forget about Kruijswijk and his courageous ride today.

Sport The Open 2018: Rory McIlroy hits back at Butch Harmon 'robotic' remarks
Author: 0 The Open 2018: Rory McIlroy hits back at Butch Harmon 'robotic' remarks

For evidence, just go to the tape. Just as he said, it could have been better, though, it also could have been worse. Eternal sunshine of the rainless kind has left the fairways brown and turned them steadily to mortar. Tiger hit monster putts at both No. 9 (for par) and No. 11 (for birdie). I could have hit driver, or I could have hit five-iron. Calling the greens sort of "boring", Spieth said, "This course is the first two shots, you know".

Sport Former Ohio State DE Kudla dies at 34
Author: 0 Former Ohio State DE Kudla dies at 34

Fury declined to provide details about the interview, including whether Jordan was accompanied by an attorney during the session. We'll discuss Jordan's current predicament and more on today's Reporter Roundtable. "I think so", Jordan replied, claiming, "the reason you see the left coming after me and lies being told is we're being effective in doing what we told the American people we're doing".

Sport Ronaldo gives thousands of dollars in 'tip' to hotel staff during vacation
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The European champions have just allowed Cristiano Ronaldo to sign for Juventus, and it has resulted in the need for a high-profile replacement before the start of the new campaign. Although Neymar insisted Thursday he was staying in Paris, reports persisted that a move could be on the cards. "I'm different from other players who think their careers are over when they're my age", Ronald said, adding, "I want to show that I'm not like the others, I'm different".

Sport Riyad Mahrez and Man City impress Guardiola despite loss to Dortmund
Author: 0 Riyad Mahrez and Man City impress Guardiola despite loss to Dortmund

But one player who will be involved against Dortmund is out-of-favour goalkeeper Joe Hart . " It would have been a mistake for him if he came and he wanted to go to Chelsea with Maurizio Sarri". Following the conclusion of the tournament last Sunday, a majority of City's first-team players have yet to resume full training and Guardiola said he will not rush them back.

Sport Pakistan to play series against England in 2019
Author: 0 Pakistan to play series against England in 2019

I'm not sure whether (national selector) Ed Smith's had a chat with him or not. Jos Buttler has returned to the England Test set-up on the back of his strong run of form in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament and England coach Trevor Bayliss did not rule out Rashid's return via limited-overs cricket.

Sport Celtics re-sign Smart to 4-year, $52 million deal
Author: 0 Celtics re-sign Smart to 4-year, $52 million deal

The longest-tenured Celtic also is a creative tweeter, apparently; he gave a shout-out to Boston's 17 title banners Thursday night using trophy emojis under a picture of him signing the contract alongside C's co-owner Wyc Grousbeck, Ainge, and his agent, Happy Walters.

Sport Liverpool's Mohamed Salah sent Alisson text messages urging him to join club
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah sent Alisson text messages urging him to join club

The 25-year-old also admitted the atmosphere inside Anfield when Liverpool beat Roma 5-2 in the first leg of last season's Champions League semi-final played a part in him moving to Merseyside. Referring to the fee paid by Liverpool , Klopp said: "I think it's something we have to do". Gianluigi Buffon has always been the most expensive goalkeeper in history after joining Juventus from Parma for 53 million euros in 2001.

Sport Danny Ward excited by Leicester challenge after completing move from Liverpool
Author: 0 Danny Ward excited by Leicester challenge after completing move from Liverpool

He was recalled to Liverpool in 2016 and soon underlined his potential with an impressive debut display in a 2-1 Premier League victory at Bournemouth in April of that year, followed by a further run out in a 3-1 win over Swansea City. Liverpool have a 20% sell on fee inserted into the deal, while his former club will also receive part of the £12.5M fee. Prior to the World Cup, Cho Hyun-Woo told ESPN that he dreams of playing in England and the performances of the South Korea goalkeeper ...

Sport LeBron James opts out of Cleveland deal, becomes free agent
Author: 0 LeBron James opts out of Cleveland deal, becomes free agent

Sources suggested to cleveland.com that his interest in joining the iconic Los Angeles Lakers is strong. "The entire Cavaliers franchise thanks LeBron for that precious moment and for all of the excitement he delivered as he led our team to four straight NBA Finals appearances".

Sport Alisson reveals a special text message from Salah
Author: 0 Alisson reveals a special text message from Salah

The 25-year-old travelled to England on a private jet on Wednesday evening and will undergo a medical with the Reds in the next few days. He has been at Roma for two years, and played 37 Serie A games in 2017-18. "The full package is just good", the coach added . "They were quite excited, so we did it", said Klopp. Referring to the fee paid by Liverpool , Klopp said: "I think it's something we have to do".

Sport Thomas retains lead with win at 12th stage
Author: 0 Thomas retains lead with win at 12th stage

So how does the fight for the jersey look now after a few days in the Alps? However, allowed to ride with his Team Sky teammates, Froome appears to be the primary target of agitation. What's more worrying for Sky is Dumoulin was able to back up after his efforts on Stage 11 . "Not even in my wildest dreams did I think I would win on here".

Sport UNC Football excited about addition of Javonte Williams
Author: 0 UNC Football excited about addition of Javonte Williams

Fedora also said that football is under attack to the point "the game will be pushed so far from what we know that". "You know, I think Larry was really concerned about the health and safety of students, and I don't think it came across all that well, obviously", Cunningham said.

Sport Formula One: Hamilton signs blockbuster Mercedes deal to end speculation over future
Author: 0 Formula One: Hamilton signs blockbuster Mercedes deal to end speculation over future

Unquestionably the young Frenchman would jump at the opportunity to join the legendary marque but are the Italian team ready to put their faith in such a young driver and how intent are they in appeasing their No. "All I can tell you is I still feel pretty great". Hockenheim - Mercedes confirmed on Friday that Valtteri Bottas will continue as team-mate to Lewis Hamilton for at least another year.

Sport Hart included in Man City's pre-season tour of the US
Author: 0 Hart included in Man City's pre-season tour of the US

Pep Guardiola's squad departed on Tuesday and are scheduled to play Borussia Dortmund in Chicago, Liverpool in NY and Bayern Munich in Miami during the next 11 days. "I was disappointed (not to sign him)", he added. "English football received an exceptional player". We tried, but players have to go where they go.

Sport Chelsea FC prepared for new Real Madrid offer for Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Chelsea FC prepared for new Real Madrid offer for Eden Hazard

For us, he's our most important player. Sarri seems to be setting up a summer sale as a couple of other stars in Alvaro Morata and Gary Cahill face the chop too. "I hope I will manage to improve him - this is very hard given the level he has reached". "I can not claim to come here and change 20 players". Asked if he could improve Hazard in the spectacular way he managed with Dries Mertens at Napoli, Sarri said that it is not the same situation.

Sport Kevin Kisner shoots 66 to take early lead in British Open
Author: 0 Kevin Kisner shoots 66 to take early lead in British Open

I thought I played a pretty solid round. The 34-year-old has now finished in the top 10 on eight occasions this season, including wins at the Sentry Tournament of Champions and the FedEx St. Age and the chronic back trouble which has required several surgeries has mellowed the swashbuckling style which fired Woods to two titles at St Andrews twice and one at Hoylake.

Sport Lakers' Josh Hart named NBA Summer League MVP
Author: 0 Lakers' Josh Hart named NBA Summer League MVP

The MGM Resorts NBA Summer League, Las Vegas was a great mix of promising rookies, sophomores and other players trying to make a mark in the NBA. LeBron led the league in minutes played that year, averaging 42.4, and earned his first trip to the All-Star Game .

Sport Carmelo Anthony traded to Atlanta Hawks in three-team trade
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony traded to Atlanta Hawks in three-team trade

Philadelphia will send Justin Anderson to Atlanta and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrott to the Thunder. "Oklahoma City was able to accomplish two things by trading Carmelo Anthony to Atlanta, improve the roster while saving $73M this season". So, in essence, Oklahoma City is paying $5 million in each of the next three seasons for a 24-year-old point guard who has started 161 games in five National Basketball Association seasons.

Sport Jurgen Klopp turns down 'crazy' request by Jordan Henderson following World Cup
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp turns down 'crazy' request by Jordan Henderson following World Cup

They'll use the money made on offloading Courtois to Real by meeting Roma's asking price, and then some. They play the World Cup , then the Nations League, next summer is the final of the Nations League which is really insane. Chelsea tried to land Alisson for new manager Maurizio Sarri but several factors - not least goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois' unresolved future at Stamford Bridge - meant they were second favourites.

Author: 0 Follow Speith, McIlroy and Woods around Carnoustie

They will be able to attack pins on receptive greens and, without strong winds, scoring would be even easier than today. Tiger Woods raised eyebrows before he even teed off at The Open Championship when he showed up to the practice range with Kinesio tape on his neck.

Author: 0 Liverpool eye strong season with record-breaking Alisson deal

After a solid World Cup showing from Roma keeper Alisson Becker that ended with a trip to the quarterfinals for Brazil, it appears that the Premier League's Liverpool is in on a buyout of the star keeper , according to BBC. "In terms of my life and my career, it's a huge step for me being part of this club and this family ", said Allison. "I came here to build a strong team, not just for one year but for many years to come - and I'm 100% sure that will be the case".

Sport Wenger: I stayed at Arsenal too long
Author: 0 Wenger: I stayed at Arsenal too long

Yet Pires is certain Arsenal's best work has been securing the arrival of three-time Europa League victor Emery. He added that he was confident that former Arsenal stars Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry had the ability to succeed as top managers.

Sport Thailand boys hail British divers after narrow cave rescue
Author: 0 Thailand boys hail British divers after narrow cave rescue

The remaining member of the Wild Boars soccer team - Adul Samon - is not a Buddhist and did not attend the ceremony, meant to extend one's life and protect it from dangers. Divers found the group huddling on a spot of dry ground deep inside the cave 10 days later, hungry but generally healthy. Doctors said the boys gained about 6.6 pounds on average since they were rescued from the cave last week.

Sport Meghan Markle's Dad Says Her 'Pained Smile' Means She's Terrified
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's Dad Says Her 'Pained Smile' Means She's Terrified

I see it in [Meghan's] eyes, I see it in her face and I see it in her smile. She said of the tournament past year, 'It is such a quintessential part of English summer'. But he revealed she has not been in touch since a phone call after her wedding while he was recovering from the heart operation which caused him to miss her big day.

Sport Serena Williams climbs 153 spots in WTA rankings to No. 28
Author: 0 Serena Williams climbs 153 spots in WTA rankings to No. 28

However, Kerber's vintage defensive skills enabled the German to neutralise her opponent's enormous power and earned the 11th seed a 6-3 6-3 victory on Centre Court for her first Wimbledon crown. She said: "I literally sat Olympia in my arms, I talked to her, we prayed about it". Also, [it was hard] to find the motivation after 2016, which was unbelievable.

Sport Philippines goes nearly 'crimeless' during Manny Pacquiao's match
Author: 0 Philippines goes nearly 'crimeless' during Manny Pacquiao's match

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines, right, fights Lucas Matthysse of Argentina during their WBA World welterweight title bout in Kuala Lumpur. Duterte said in a statement that Pacquiao has proven himself again as "one of the greatest boxers of all time" and that the win will cement his legacy in the sport.