Sports Round Up
ICC Women's World Cup at Derby- India beat Pakistan by 95 runs
Batting first after winning the toss, India could not cope with tight bowling of Pakistan and scored paltry 169 runs for nine in allotted fifty over. Nashra Sandhu was pick of the Pakistani bowlers, who bagged four wickets for just 26 runs in ten over. Sadia Yousuf got two wickets.
Eight Int'l footballers to visit Pakistan on July 6
Eight international footballers including former Brazilian player Ronaldinho and Roberto Carlos will visit Pakistan on 6th July for the promotion of soccer in the country. Two matches will be played during the visit. The first match will be played on 8th of this month at Hockey Club of Pakistan in Karachi and second on 9th of this month in Lahore.
FIFA to start disciplinary proceedings if Russian doping is proved: Infantino
FIFA president Gianni Infantino vows that there will be disciplinary proceedings opened against Russia if the doping allegations surrounding their team at the 2014 World Cup are proven. Following World-Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) investigations on state-sponsored doping of Russian athletes and the resultant McLaren report, the country’s footballers have now come under fire. All members of their 23-man squad for Brazil have been implicated on doping offences. There have also been accusations that urine and blood samples taken from players in Russia have been doctored, with salt and water added to return a negative test.
Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer wary of main rivals despite their form and injury issues
Roger Federer says 'Big Four' rivals Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will still pose a major threat to his Wimbledon hopes, despite questions around each of them. The Swiss, 35, is the bookmakers' favourite to regain the title he last won in 2012. Defending champion Murray is struggling to recover from a hip injury.
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