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Sports Harmanpreet Kaur's ton sinks Australia as India reach final
Author: 0 Harmanpreet Kaur's ton sinks Australia as India reach final

Australia, set 282 to win and what would have been a record World Cup chase if successful, got off to a bad start as they lost three wickets inside the opening eight overs. But when I realised that 2009 was the time when people started to watch women's cricket because it was the first World Cup which was televised. But, in cricket, it is often said, statistics don't matter much - it is how the two teams perform on a given day is what matters.

Sports Pep talk from caddie inspires McIlroy at British Open
Author: 0 Pep talk from caddie inspires McIlroy at British Open

McIlroy also shot 71 and was relieved. Dustin Johnson , who opened with only one birdie and shot 71, said earlier in the week that he lost momentum from his back injury at the Masters, not because he was out for four weeks but because he couldn't swing a club while he was away from golf.

Sports Spieth supreme while Grace makes history at British Open
Author: 0 Spieth supreme while Grace makes history at British Open

Jordan Spieth took advantage of calm, often sunny conditions Saturday at the Open Championship to take a three-shot lead heading into the final round. "I just have to continue to play good golf", Kuchar said. "It [his dramatic slump at Augusta] was a humbling experience that I thought at the time could serve me well going forward".

Sports Defending champion Henrik Stenson is burglarized during British Open
Author: 0 Defending champion Henrik Stenson is burglarized during British Open

Henrik Stenson conceded that even a repeat of his stunning Sunday showing at Royal Troon a year ago is not likely to be enough to retain his Open title. "If they're listening, they didn't get the full jackpot". "They were clearly targeting me because they were there when I was out playing and they stole all my gear - normally I don't think burglars would take clothes".

Sports Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open
Author: 0 Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open

Matt Kuchar is still second, as the two match each other across Royal Birkdale . Spieth , the 23-year-old former US Masters and US Open victor carded a bogey-free round in tricky, but not treacherous, conditions. Colin Swatton wondered about hitting a tee shot onto the adjacent 10th fairway for a shorter, clearer shot into the green. Hardly anyone noticed Beem leaving, because the British press was chasing after Sandy Lyle, who quit after 10 holes at 11-over par.

Sports McIlroy keeps a keen eye on Open forecasts
Author: 0 McIlroy keeps a keen eye on Open forecasts

In '08, the scoring average was 4.77, making it the second most hard hole at an Open Championship from 1982-2016 after the 17th at St. Andrews in 1984. It will be the first time the 39-year-old Kuchar plays in the final group at a major. "I am swinging the club well right now and feel in control", he said.

Sports Unfazed Spieth takes two shot British Open lead
Author: 0 Unfazed Spieth takes two shot British Open lead

Just when he began to slide down the leaderboard , Spieth's signature scrambling swiftly turned his fortunes around. Spieth really had a nice day on Friday, as he managed to a shoot a 1-under 69 through rainy and windy conditions to get to -6 for the tournament.

Sports Derrick Rose, Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly discussing one-year deal
Author: 0 Derrick Rose, Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly discussing one-year deal

Rose joined the Knicks last off-season in a trade with Chicago , where the point guard played the first seven seasons of his career. Imagine a team with a multiple-time MVP award victor. Signing Rose would only take away from the development of these young players. The Lakers had Rose on their radar as one of a handful of candidates for the backup point-guard spot.

Sports WNBA Star Sue Bird Comes Out As Gay, Is Dating Megan Rapinoe
Author: 0 WNBA Star Sue Bird Comes Out As Gay, Is Dating Megan Rapinoe

My battery was on empty". The couple has been dating since last fall, according to the feature . "It's happening when it's happening because that's what feels right", Bird added. I have to be true to that. During the piece, Bird stated that she came out to her family and friends near the start of the millennium. "She's just so level-headed".

Sports Brooks Koepka denies spitting on ninth green during Open second round
Author: 0 Brooks Koepka denies spitting on ninth green during Open second round

His fellow American Matt Kuchar , another of the overnight leaders , posted a second-round 71 to sit in the clubhouse on four under par, with England's Ian Poulter on three-under after a 70. His 1-under-par 69 gave him a 36-hole score of 6-under 134. Every golfer in this field plays with a goal, but Spieth wears it like a suntan. "The main goal is to try to get yourself in contention come Sunday".

Sports Stuart Manley misses Open cut at Royal Birkdale
Author: 0 Stuart Manley misses Open cut at Royal Birkdale

Ian Poulter spent last year's British Open in a TV commentary booth. Yet, the old hunger and desire has manifested itself over the past two days. It's a major championship and under par is never a bad score. Poults admits it's been a torrid time, arguably the most trying of his career, but he says his mojo his finally back, saying: "This is a massive bonus for me to be in this position".

Sports Tour de France Stage 19: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins from the break
Author: 0 Tour de France Stage 19: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins from the break

Bardet has impressed with his inventiveness and guile but he simply hasn't had the strength to make a significant dent in Froome's armor. "It's not nice", Kirby said. Just two more days. Athletes' finishing times from the various stages are added together and the rider with the lowest score wears the maillot jaune (yellow jersey).

Sports Derrick Rose Potentially on Bulls' Radar in Free Agency
Author: 0 Derrick Rose Potentially on Bulls' Radar in Free Agency

Rose also has had meetings with the Cleveland Cavaliers , which could be a stronger draw after being in three consecutive NBA Finals. Cleveland also could attempt to sign Rose for the veteran minimum of $2.1 million, which would allow it to maintain its mid-level exception, but either way there are other teams that can offer him more.

Sports Conor McGregor's Chance Of Defeating Mayweather Utterly Dimissed By De La Hoya
Author: 0 Conor McGregor's Chance Of Defeating Mayweather Utterly Dimissed By De La Hoya

Malignaggi, a former super lightweight and welterweight world champion has been brought into camp by McGregor despite there appearing to be some bad blood between the two men. "He's got a game plan behind it", Malignaggi said. "That would surprise me because he already know what he's got coming anyway". The mechanism of how he gets there may look, to the naked eye, 'hmm, I don't know about this.' But there's a method to his madness.

Author: 0 Sachin Tendulkar's letter got Harmanpreet Kaur a job in Western Railways

They beat South Africa in the semi-final in Bristol on Tuesday. "I told her, "I will get you a higher post". Right from her early days, she treated Virender Sehwag as her batting idol and even bats like him". Former England captain wrote in her column for ICC, "England would have wanted to play India rather than Australia and with a full house at Lord's and the home support it will receive, it should push it over the line towards that trophy".

Sports Spieth in front after second round at The Open
Author: 0 Spieth in front after second round at The Open

The rounds of the leading threesome all differed in their construction to find the same result. PHOTO: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images. "You look at how it was at Erin Hills. This course has a lot of crosswinds, so it's tough to judge how far the ball is going to fly depending on what shot you play. "There will be nerves, for sure, in the next couple of days but controlling ball off the tee takes a lot out of it", he said.

Sports Johnny Miller compliments Branden Grace's 62 on 'really, really easy' setup
Author: 0 Johnny Miller compliments Branden Grace's 62 on 'really, really easy' setup

Open at Oakmont, where he won his first major title . "Let's get this out of the way: I didn't know what was going on on 18, I promise you, " Grace said . But nobody had ever managed a 62. He followed it up with birdies on the Par-3 14th hole and the Par-4 16th hole to move to 7-under and needed to shoot par over the final two holes to equal the record of 63.

Sports Sweden Names a Train Trainy McTrainface
Author: 0 Sweden Names a Train Trainy McTrainface

The vote closed on July 17 and, according to MTR, the most popular suggestion was Trainy McTrainface , with the news attracting the interest of newsrooms from across the globe. Other members of the fleet are named Estelle and Glenn. The train is the third one of the four that Metro readers can vote to name. The train will commute between the Swedish capital Stockholm and the country's second-largest city, Gothenburg.

Sports Paul Pogba is pushing for Serge Aurier Man Utd transfer
Author: 0 Paul Pogba is pushing for Serge Aurier Man Utd transfer

Aurier has been left out of the PSG squad for their game against Tottenham in the United States in the International Champions Cup, with coach Unai Emery confirming the player wants to leave. "I've spoken with Serge to tell him I wanted him to stay here and continue with us", he told L'Equipe . "He told me that he wants to leave and he preferred staying in Paris to prepare for his departure".