Joe Root’s trust in his game results in timely Test boost

For a batsman as gifted as Joe Root, scoring a first century of the English summer in mid-July must constitute an unusually long wait. After 18 unsuccessful attempts across all formats, Root finally registered three figures in an innings at Lord’s on Saturday, and then promptly followed it up with another in the third ODI against India to seal England’s come-from-behind series victory. Both hundreds were unbeaten efforts in winning causes, and they could prove timely for another reason. England are set to embark on a demanding Test series against…

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Prograis vs. Velasco / Lopez vs. Silva – Weigh-In Results

   Regis Prograis 139.8 lbs vs. Juan Jose Velasco 140 lbs(WBC Super Lightweight Diamond Belt – 12 Rounds)• Teofimo Lopez 134.9 lbs vs. William Silva 134 lbs(WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Title – 10 Rounds)• Erick De Leon 132.5 lbs vs. Adrian Young 133.1 lbs(Super Featherweight – 10 Rounds)• Jean Carlos Rivera 125.8 lbs vs.  Angel Luna 126.8 lbs(Featherweight – 10 Rounds)• Fazliddin Gaibnazarov 138 lbs vs. Kevin Johnson 137.1 lbs(Lightweight – 8 Rounds)• Jonathan Guidry 235.3 lbs vs. Aaron Chavers 228.8 lbs(Heavyweight – 6 Rounds) • Charles Conwell 153.4 lbs vs. Travis Scott 155.3 lbs(Middleweight – 6 Rounds) • Tyler Howard 164.9 lbs vs. Javier Frazier 163.1 lbs(Super Middleweight – 6 Rounds) • Jeremy Hill 136.1 lbs vs. Charles Johnson 136 lbs(Lightweight – 4 Rounds) • Jonathan Montrel 137.7 lbs vs. Samuel Forjoe 140.6 lbs(Super Lightweight – 4 Rounds)   Source link

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Katie Archibald column: Results are one thing but your Garmin says how you really did

“If you place last in a time trial you can still experience a personal victory… and placing first can still feel like a loss” Olympic and world champion, Katie Archibald got into cycling after winning handicap races on a Highland Games grass track. She writes a column for Cycling Weekly each week. You know what people love about riding their local 10-mile time trial? The fact that even if you come last there’s still a chance you can beat your past self. It’s the same reason people love power meters;…

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Shakib calls for team to play natural game for best results

BANGLADESH TOUR OF WEST INDIES 2018 Atif Azam • Last updated on Wed, 04 Jul, 2018, 10:15 AM ”We already spent a week here so we are getting used to the climate here.” © Getty Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh’s skipper, urged his teammates not too worry too much about the wicket despite being surprised himself to see unexpected amounts of grass on it. Bangladesh will approach their campaign with the aim of proving their worth against the hosts, who are placed below them in the ICC Test rankings, when they begin their…

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2018 Queen’s Plate Results

2018 Queen’s Plate Results 2018 Queen’s Plate Results Date: 06/30/2018 On Sunday afternoon, a field of 13 Canadian-foaled 3-year-olds raced 1 1/4 miles over the Tapeta surface at Woodbine in the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate Stakes, the oldest continuously-run stakes race in North America and the first leg of the Canadian Triple Crown. Intermittent showers passed through the area during the afternoon but conditions were mostly sunny with temperatures in the low 80’s accompanied by wind gusts near 30 MPH. As expected, Wonder Gadot was sent…

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2018 Queen’s Plate Undercard Results

2018 Queen’s Plate Undercard Results 2018 Queen’s Plate Undercard Stakes Results Date: 06/30/2018 Queen’s Plate Day is one of the biggest racedays of the year at Woodbine and always attracts the largest crowd of the year. Those who filled the grandstand and the apron on a sweltering Saturday afternoon were treated to four additional stakes races on the undercard, all over the firm E.P. Taylor Turf Course (GoingStick reading 11.4). It was partly cloudy with temperatures in the mid 90’s and with the humidity it felt closer to 114, but…

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Zurdo vs. Angulo Fight Night Results

  The Sooner State will welcome home its favorite fighting son and one of boxing’s elite champions for a special edition of Top Rank on ESPN Saturday, June 30 at Chesapeake Energy Arena, home of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder. Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez will make the fourth defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Super Middleweight title against the hard-hitting Roamer Alexis Angulo, while Oklahoma City’s Alex ‘El Cholo’ Saucedo continues his march to a 140-pound title shot against Lenny Zappavigna in a 10-round special attraction. This world class doubleheader…

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Ramirez vs. Angulo Weigh-In Results & Photos

  The biggest card to hit The Sooner State in years will feature a local product, Oklahoma City native Alex “El Cholo” Saucedo (27-0, 17 KOs) against Lenny Zappavigna (37-3, 27 KOs) in 10-round junior welterweight bout. The ESPN main event will see WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (37-0, 25 KOs) defending his title against Alexis Angulo (23-0, 20 KOs). Also featured on the ESPN telecast will be 2016 Olympic gold medalist, Robson Conceicao (7-0, 4 KOs), in a six-round super featherweight bout against Gavino Guaman (5-2, 1…

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Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Juan Carlos Salgado Live Round By Round Boxing Results

  Vergil Ortiz Jr. (9-0, 9 KOs), the rising knockout artist and pride of Dallas, Texas, will battle former world champion Juan Carlos Salgado (27-8-1, 16 KOs) in a 10-round Super Lightweight fight in main event of the Saturday, June 23 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, Calif. Stay with Round By Round Boxing for up-to-the-minute full-card results from the Belasco Theater. Download the RBRBoxing app on iOS and Google Play devices for more breaking news and updates. LIVE BOXING RESULTS Vergil…

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Fight Results: Saturday, June 23, 2018

  Josh Taylor vs. Viktor Postol HE’S DONE IT! The Tartan Tornado takes it on the cards by scores of 118-110, 117-110, 119-108 🌪 Next stop ➡️ 🌎👑 pic.twitter.com/fRpYu7IXn9 — Cyclone Promotions (@CyclonePromo) June 23, 2018 In a big-time step-up fight, Josh Taylor snagged a unanimous-decision victory against former WBC titleholder, Viktor Postol in Glasgow. On paper, Postol was expected to provide Taylor with the toughest test of his 13-fight career and that was definitely what happened. Taylor was forced to dig deep, and although he dropped Postol in Round…

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