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INCHEON, South Korea: Spectacular Muhammad Dilber scored a goal and helped in scoring the other to lead Pakistan to a vital 2-0 victory over China in their crucial Group B tie of Asian Games hockey tournament at Seonhak Hockey Stadium’s blue turf ...
 
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HYDERABAD, India: Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Lahore Lions by four wickets in their match of Champions League Twenty20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, here on Sunday.
KKR raced past Lions’ modest total of 151 runs at the loss of ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez has come out in support of the appointment of Shahid Afridi as the national T20 captain.
The former national T20 captain, presently leading the Lahore Lions team in the Champions League in India, said ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Mukhtar Ahmed’s heroic performance placed Sialkot Stallions in the semi-finals when they put star-studded Karachi Dolphins out of the tournament with a nine-wicket demolition in their Group A game of the National T20 Cup for Regions here ...
 
 

SINGAPORE: Lewis Hamilton regained the Formula One drivers’ world championship lead on Sunday when he claimed victory in the Singapore Grand Prix after his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg limped out with electronic problems.
The 29-year-old ...
 
 

INCHEON, South Korea: Japan’s Kosuke Hagino gatecrashed the much-hyped showdown between Olympic champions Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan to win the 200 metres freestyle gold at the Asian Games on Sunday, while four more weightlifting world records fell ...
 
 

PARIS: Australian rider Jack Miller, currently sitting atop the Moto3 World Championship standings, will race alongside Briton Cal Crutchlow for the Honda-LCR team in the MotoGP category next year.
“I’m very happy to make the leap up to MotoGP ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan’s would-be pro-license football coach Shehzad Anwar has struck a three-month deal with Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), a source told ‘The News’ here on Sunday.
“Yes, Shehzad’s services have been hired initially for three ...
 
 

LEICESTER: Louis van Gaal’s difficult start to his time as Manchester United manager continued as Leicester City sensationally came back from 3-1 down to win 5-3 in a remarkable Premier League encounter on Sunday. The visitors were on course to ...
 
 

LONDON: The English Football Association should lead the way in rejecting a culture of gift-giving in football to counter continual allegations of corruption and bribery within the sport’s governing bodies, FA chairman Greg Dyke said on ...
 
 

LONDON: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insisted results would improve after the Merseysiders suffered their third defeat in five Premier League matches this season with a 3-1 loss away to West Ham on Saturday.
A dreadful start that saw both ...
 
 

MELBOURNE: Injury-prone all-rounder Shane Watson has been ruled out of Australia’s entire series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates with a calf injury, the country’s cricket board said on Sunday.
Watson, recovering from a sprained ...
 
 

NEWCASTLE: Beleaguered Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admitted he was a relieved man after Papiss Cisse’s late double temporarily silenced his critics in a 2-2 draw against Hull.
Pardew’s struggling side were trailing 2-0 at St James’ Park with just ...
 
 

MILAN: Inter Milan defender Nemanja Vidic has admitted he is still getting used to the nuances of the Italian game, including seeing fellow players lobbying match officials for favourable decisions.
Former Manchester United captain Vidic ended ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan football team will be looking to create history when they face China in their Group F do-or-die battle of the 17th Asian Games at the Hwaseong Sports Complex Stadium in Incheon, South Korea, on Monday (today).
The game starts ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Muslim FC outclassed debutants Baloch FC 3-0, while Karachi Port Trust (KPT) were off to an impressive start when they inflicted a 2-0 defeat on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in their matches of the Pakistan Premier Football League ...
 
 

ADDIS ABABA, South Africa: Central and west Africans came away smiling Saturday after an announcement that the Africa Cup of Nations would be hosted by Cameroon in 2019, followed by Ivory Coast in 2021 and Guinea in 2023.
The losing bidders were ...
 
 

LONDON: Mesut Ozil helped Arsenal shake off the hangover of a midweek pounding in Germany with a starring role in a 3-0 win at Aston Villa while sloppy Liverpool lost 3-1 at West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday.
Arsenal’s record ...
 
 

LONDON: The greatest tournament in matchplay golf graces Scotland, the home of the game, for only the second time when Gleneagles marks its 90th anniversary by hosting the Ryder Cup from Sept 26-28.
Gleneagles was named the best golf resort in ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan junior hockey team’s chief coach Manzoorul Hasan has said that the second phase of the probable players’ training had started from September 18 after a gap of two months which was a big blow.
“But the boys will cover this loss ...
 
 

It is obviously a very big loss for tennis in general all around the world, and specifically here in China where Li Na has been so influential for so many years
Maria Sharapova (Pro tennis ...
 
 

WUHAN, China: Maria Sharapova led tributes to Li Na at China’s Wuhan Open Sunday as the local hero tearfully explained her decision to retire to journalists in Beijing.
The Russian world number four said the 32-year-old tennis trailblazer had a ...