• Ashwin in India's Champions Trophy squad
Ashwin in India's Champions Trophy squad

Pant, 19, was named among five players kept on standby , along with Suresh Raina, Kuldeep Yadav , Shardul Thakur and Dinesh Karthik. Following the decision, a selection meeting is scheduled to take place on May 8 in the national capital to select the squad for the upcoming Champions Trophy.

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  • Jose Mourinho: Marcus Rashford's goal a product of hard work
Jose Mourinho: Marcus Rashford's goal a product of hard work

That came after the visitors had seen Sergio produce a stunning save from Rashford, while also denying Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard in huge scoring opportunities for the visitors prior to the break. United did not dominate us running-out 4-0 winners. "At the end of the day it's a set-piece that gets us". 'The players are in accumulation...

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  • Spurs vs. Rockets in Western Conference finals begins Sunday
Spurs vs. Rockets in Western Conference finals begins Sunday

The Warriors are expecting just that after watching role player Jonathan Simmons fill in with 18 points and stellar defense in the 114-75 win at Houston last Thursday and knowing how prepared and professional Gregg Popovich coached teams usually are.

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  • Holmes, Stanley used birdies at No. 17 to tie for Players lead
Holmes, Stanley used birdies at No. 17 to tie for Players lead

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts to his shot from the ninth tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Jon Rahm of Spain went into the third round in a tie for 10th, just five shots behind. His popularity might have reached new heights on Saturday when Garcia ...

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  • John Terry announcement: Chelsea star hints at retirement after Watford win
John Terry announcement: Chelsea star hints at retirement after Watford win

He has not made a decision on his future and retirement could be one of the options for the Chelsea legend. "John took his decision because he wanted to continue playing regularly, playing every game, and for that reason he preferred to leave Chelsea and play on elsewhere".

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  • Labour manifesto of 'hope' will 'reverse national priorities' - Corbyn
Labour manifesto of 'hope' will 'reverse national priorities' - Corbyn

Mr Corbyn said Labour would deliver an additional £7.4 billion a year for the NHS over the course of the next five-year parliament, including a total of £10 billion in capital funding to modernise buildings and IT systems. For the Conservatives, Treasury Chief Secretary David Gauke said Mr Corbyn's plans were a "shambles". JME is one of a number ...

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  • Celtics match-winner Thomas dedicates superb display to late sister
Celtics match-winner Thomas dedicates superb display to late sister

Wall finished the game with exactly 40, and even added 13 assists to go along with it. Fiddling with the mouth guard he began using after losing one of his front teeth in Game 1, Thomas had nine points in overtime, when the Celtics outscored Washington 15-5.

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  • Ever-present Azpilicueta is the Premier League's best defender - Gary Neville
Ever-present Azpilicueta is the Premier League's best defender - Gary Neville

Earlier this year, Conte produced another colourful celebration when Gary Cahill's strike against Stoke found the net. "He has been brilliant with me", Terry added. "I must be pleased because I made this decision to change a lot and give opportunities to our young players". "It's amusing to see both teams score four and three at this stage of t...

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  • Jose Mourinho walks out of post-match interview
Jose Mourinho walks out of post-match interview

Today, with a 2-1 loss at Tottenham Hotspur, the final game at White Hart Lane , United were mathematically eliminated from top four finish contention. "The most important thing for us now is having one less match to play", Mourinho said in comments reported by BBC Sport . The United manager confirmed that he will also rotate his side agains...

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  • Liverpool star continues to fuel speculation over summer move to Spain
Liverpool star continues to fuel speculation over summer move to Spain

His assist and two goals stood out alone but his composure in a much deeper role helped him take the game by the scruff of the neck on more than one occasion as he proved a nightmare figure for the West Ham fans watching on. Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho has revealed that he is pleased to hear of interest from Barcelona, but at the momen...

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  • England drawn to face France and Argentina
England drawn to face France and Argentina

There's no danger of them going into the knockout stages, if they make it, half-cooked. " France are probably one of the most improved teams in the world and Argentina are improving rapidly". "No one's going to die", added Jones, who has led England to back-to-back Six Nations titles since taking over from Stuart Lancaster. "I'm going to v...

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  • Zabaleta to leave Manchester City
Zabaleta to leave Manchester City

Zabaleta has started just one Premier League since January and City boss Pep Guardiola has a decision whether to bring him back to face West Brom with a top-four place still not guaranteed. The two lads we're talking about, I've found them smashing people - really good football people, down to earth, genuine. Guardiola is not expected to addre...

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  • Golden State Warriors close in on Western Conference final berth
Golden State Warriors close in on Western Conference final berth

Durant dropped 38 points on 15-of-26 shooting, draining four three-pointers and hauling in 13 rebounds . Curry played better in the second half to help Durant carry Golden State's offense, but finishing with 23 points on just 6-20 shooting.

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  • Leonard's injury spotlights a debated and dangerous NBA play
Leonard's injury spotlights a debated and dangerous NBA play

You ever hear of manslaughter? San Antonio held a 23-point lead at the time of the injury but couldn't hold of a furious comeback without its best player and dropped a 113-111 decision. San Antonio is already without Tony Parker, who suffered a ruptured left quadriceps tendon in the second round against the Houston Rockets, and 39-year-old Manu...

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  • Champions Chelsea beat Watford in thriller
Champions Chelsea beat Watford in thriller

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, hailed by the crowd with chants of "Antonio, Antonio", made nine changes from the West Brom game, mindful also of the FA Cup final less then two weeks away. Fireworks lit up the sky in south-west London as Mason blew the final whistle while blue-and-white streamers rained on the pitch. "When you have this type of...

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  • Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez would boost Manchester United - Ryan Giggs
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez would boost Manchester United - Ryan Giggs

Giggs has named the man he feels current United boss Jose Mourinho should make his top target once the transfer window opens and while he would undoubtedly be welcomed with open arms by United supporters, we somehow don't see it happening.

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  • Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105
Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105

Wizards Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals when the Celtics owned a 3-2 series lead and a chance to eliminate their East rival Wizards . What was most impressive about Olynyk's performance was the 14 points he scored down the stretch in the fourth quarter. That fact prompted Brad Stevens to say after the game, "The 12-to-2 assist-to-...

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  • Jamie Carragher: Why Antonio Conte could replace this Chelsea star
Jamie Carragher: Why Antonio Conte could replace this Chelsea star

Chelsea registered a 4-3 victory over Watford on Monday (15 May) and Terry opened the scoring for his side. Aside from breaking records, Conte's primary goal is now to lift the FA Cup and, with 12 days to go until the final against Arsenal at Wembley, he admitted he is already planning who he will pick to start.

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  • Leonard out in Game 2 vs. Warriors; Popovich calls Pachulia play inappropriate
Leonard out in Game 2 vs. Warriors; Popovich calls Pachulia play inappropriate

He labeled Zaza Pachulia's stepping under Kawhi Leonard in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals as unsafe, dirty, inappropriate and even compared it to manslaughter. Spurs veteran Manu Ginobili was brutally honest afterward, fearing his team had just lost Game 2 as well. Warriors coach Mike Brown went as far as to accuse San Antonio's LaMar...

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  • San Antonio Spurs Reveal MRI Results for Kawhi Leonard's Injury
San Antonio Spurs Reveal MRI Results for Kawhi Leonard's Injury

That's how I was taught since Day 1, honestly. A regular at Golden State playoff games and practices in recent seasons, Smith said via text to the Associated Press that she was doing well Sunday night after undergoing tests at a hospital.

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  • Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo
Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo

Atletico Madrid secured third place and an automatic spot in next season's Champions League with a 1-1 draw at Real Betis, while Sevilla guaranteed fourth place and a chance to reach the European competition through the playoffs. Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals in yesterdays's game and the journalists didn't doubt about asking the French manag...

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  • Kelly Olynyk saved the Celtics in Game 7 like no one expected
Kelly Olynyk saved the Celtics in Game 7 like no one expected

The Boston Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals Monday with a 115-105 victory over the Washington Wizards in Game 7 of their second-round series . That's what they did. This is not a team that can expect to hit all their open shots at this point, and they need to make sure that does not lead to any panic.

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  • Aaron Hernandez's Gang Affiliations Revealed In Death Report
Aaron Hernandez's Gang Affiliations Revealed In Death Report

Hernandez had been locked in his cell at 8 p.m. the evening before his death. As Radar reported, Hernandez was found on April 19 inside of his jail cell at Souza-Baranowski prison in Lancaster, Massachusetts. Hernandez and Jenkins-Hernandez have a 4-year-old daughter. The $1.3 million home went under contract last week after more than a year on...

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  • Pakistan win thriller for first Windies series win
Pakistan win thriller for first Windies series win

Roston Chase's unbeaten 101, his second hundred of the series, proved in vain as the home side, set a target of 303 at Windsor Park in Dominica, slipped to 93 for six before the lower order nearly rescued a dramatic draw. "People say to me, you should've done more captaincy", he said, "But I think whatever happens, happens for the best". Even he...

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  • Penguins Fall 2-1 in OT to Senators
Penguins Fall 2-1 in OT to Senators

Ottawa has had incredible success in overtime this postseason, with six wins in seven tries. "Was that one 50-50?" said Ryan with a grin. This is a burden the entire Penguins team has to share and quickly fix or else they'll be in an 0-2 hole going to Ottawa .

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  • Thomas scores 53 as Celtics take 2-0 lead
Thomas scores 53 as Celtics take 2-0 lead

In Game 2, he wasn't the only one needing medical attention: Washington's Otto Porter Jr. left the court with blood gushing from his nose, and Celtics guard Avery Bradley needed treatment for a hip pointer in the second half. Rudy Gobert had 13 points and a team-high eight rebounds for the Jazz. "There was no way I couldn't play on her birt...

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  • WRAPUP 1-N.Korea missile programme progressing faster than expected, says South
WRAPUP 1-N.Korea missile programme progressing faster than expected, says South

North Korea is barred from ballistic missile technology under multiple Security Council resolutions. The missile, launched at a steep angle, reached an altitude of 2000km and travelled about 700km, landing in the sea west of Japan. He warned that his country's weapons could strike the US mainland and territories in the Pacific. During a 2016 te...

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  • Hull relegated, Crystal Palace secures Premier League status
Hull relegated, Crystal Palace secures Premier League status

Marco Silva has done a fantastic job since he came in. Subs: Shaun Maloney (for Robertson, 45mins) 5, Jarrod Bowen (for Ranocchia, 45mins) 5, Curtis Davies (for Maguire, 50mins) 5. The Palace captain dictated much of his team's tempo and discipline, which during a fixture that had the potential to overwhelm them proved key. In truth, it was Hull...

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  • Harry Kane expects Tottenham stars to stay
Harry Kane expects Tottenham stars to stay

We have to hold on to that and use it as motivation, hopefully, to lift the title next year. Everything is heading in the right direction. He concluded by looking to the future saying that " now we have to focus on the last two games ", adding " All we can say is that next season we will give our best and try to win the league ".

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  • Spurs' Tony Parker has surgery on ruptured quad muscle
Spurs' Tony Parker has surgery on ruptured quad muscle

He finished with 18 points before he was carried off the court with an injury in the fourth quarter of the second round of the National Basketball Association playoffs against the Houston Rockets with eight minutes left. However, after the playoffs the franchise may want to consider acquiring an elite point guard to replace Parker. If Mills mov...

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  • Ranieri proud to pass Premier League title to Chelsea's Conte
Ranieri proud to pass Premier League title to Chelsea's Conte

I think if you can continue with these players you can improve a lot. "It's not important. I'm ready to repeat this". "It never happened (to us) before this season to lose four games in a row, but it has happened to other teams who are stronger, so this is normal in the Premier League".

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  • Warburton to prove himself before British Lions tour
Warburton to prove himself before British Lions tour

Welshman Sam Warburton will become the first Lions' captain since Martin Johnson to lead successive Lions' tours. Iain Henderson has no doubt that Ireland's stunning victory over world champions New Zealand six months ago can help the British and Irish Lions this summer.

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  • Europa League: That was naive, says Jose Mourinho
Europa League: That was naive, says Jose Mourinho

The Argentina goalkeeper has played 11 of the 14 Europa League matches this season but remains back-up to the outstanding de Gea, naturally leading to questions as to whether Mourinho will switch to the coveted Spaniard for the final. Mourinho has appeared unimpressed by the number of games the England trio of Smalling, Luke Shaw and Phil Jones...

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  • Zaza Pachulia: Zaza Pachulia unlikely to be disciplined
Zaza Pachulia: Zaza Pachulia unlikely to be disciplined

Popovich lashed out at Warriors center Zaza Pachulia for his defense on Leonard, telling reporters Monday that the play was "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike" and citing a past pattern of such play by Pachulia. The NBA understands that the epidemic "slide under" incident of the defender is quite unsafe, that is why they assessed Pachulia as foul. ...

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  • Gausman ejected after another hit batter in Red Sox-Orioles
Gausman ejected after another hit batter in Red Sox-Orioles

According to the Associated Press , one fan yelled out a racial slur at the national anthem singer on Wednesday. Since the incident, James has picked up some of what happened. We'll hear all the arguments about freedom of speech, punishment too severe for the offense and a fan's right to speak freely to other fans. That made an impression on ...

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