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Pakistan fans turn to humour get over World Cup humbling by...

Fans who had gathered at a local park to watch the game on a large screen in Islamabad began leaving halfway through Pakistan's innings.

Australia’s Smith takes batting obsession to shower

Smith is so obsessed with batting the Australian coaching set up has asked him to tone down on the extra practice time.

Last 16 berths up for grabs after Lloyd clears path for...

Eight places in the last 16 are still up for grabs heading into the final round of group matches.

Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics

So suck on that one, says Australia captain Sam Kerr to critics who wrote them off after their defeat to Italy, after their big comeback win against Brazil.

Casemiro: Favorites Brazil must win even without Neymar

Casemiro says Brazil must triumph regardless of what tournament they play in.

Brazil police question Neymar over alleged rape

More than 60% of Brazilians believe Neymar is innocent, according to a recent poll of 2,071 Brazilians last week.

NZ coach sees no advantage from abandoned match against India

New Zealand are top of the table on seven points and India in third place on five points but with a game in hand.

Matildas stun Brazil at World Cup as China send Germany and...

France and Germany become the first teams to qualify for the knockout phase of the Women's World Cup.

Morgan knows what Archer’s going through ahead of West Indies reunion

Archer qualifies to play for England by having an English father.

Tonga offer sacked Folau World Cup lifeline

Folau could apply to play for Tonga's national side if he sits out three years of international rugby and then represents Tonga at Sevens in an Olympic qualifying event.

McIlroy nearly leaves red-hot putter in Canada

McIlroy denies trading his putter for a Toronto Raptors jersey after winning the Canadian Open last weekend.

US star Morgan defends ‘excessive’ celebrations in Thai rout

Morgan says it would be disrespectful if the US did not give their best efforts against the Thais.

Big hitters France and Germany grind towards World Cup knockouts

France are three points ahead of both Nigeria and Norway at the top of Group A.

Warner ‘elated’ as normal service resumes

Warner says his family kept him going and their support made him sure of returning to international cricket if he was selected.

Raptors forced to regroup after letting NBA title slip from their...

Toronto still have two more chances to close out the best-of-seven series with Game Six in Warriors territory.

Morgan scores 5, as the US demolished Thailand

Morgan says the defending champions wants to showcase their ability and what they have been working on going into this tournament.

Pakistan’s Imam relishes World Cup battle with Australia’s Starc

Imam says Starc is not really a threat to Pakistan.

Waugh: Australia still World Cup contenders after India loss

Waugh says Australia have time to dissect the defeat to India and fine tune their process.

On day of defence, Canada win but Argentina thwart Japan

Argentina knows they cannot compete with Japan playing open attacking football so they chose to defend.

West Indies’ Russell confident to be fit for Australia match

Russell limped off at Nottingham after a hostile spell of fast bowling during which he took two wickets for four runs in three overs against Pakistan.

Sacked Australia women’s coach gets public apology

Stajcic says he was going to take legal action over the comments from FFA which led to the apology.

Aguero: Messi still driven to win with Argentina

Despite trophy cupboards laden with club accolades, both Messi and Aguero have suffered much heartache with the Argentine national team.

Stokes: That wasn’t my best catch

Stokes is England’s top scorer with 89 in 79 balls and took the last two wickets in successive balls to finish off the South Africans.

Stokes stars as England thrash S.Africa in World Cup opener

Ben Stokes put in an all-around performance to star for England in the win over South Africa.