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SHARJAH: Opener Mohammad Hafeez struck a dominating century to lift Pakistan to 281-3 in the third and final Test against New Zealand in Sharjah on Wednesday.
The 34-year-old anchored Pakistan´s innings with an unbeaten 178 — his seventh Test ...
 
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Alam Zeb Safi
KARACHI: Former South African star Jonty Rhodes on Wednesday rated Pakistan as one of those nations who could win the ICC World Championship which would be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29, 2015.
“I think ...
 
 
Syed Intikhab Ali
Karachi: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Rana Mujahid has a plan to revive the 18 departmental hockey teams which were shut down due to various reasons in the past.
Rana told ‘The News’ on Wednesday that the institutions being ...
 
 

COLOMBO: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene and Kusal Perera hit half-centuries to steer Sri Lanka to 317-6 in the first One-day International (ODI) against England in Colombo on Wednesday.
Dilshan top-scored with 88, Jayawardene hit a ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: As the cricketing world anxiously awaits progress from Phillip Hughes, a tale of hope comes from a man who survived a similar accident — former India captain Nari Contractor.
Fifty-two years ago, Contractor was struck on the back of ...
 
 

SYDNEY: Australia cricketer Phil Hughes was still fighting for his life on Wednesday as family and friends kept vigil at his hospital bedside.
Hughes remains in an induced coma after undergoing emergency surgery on Tuesday when he was struck in ...
 
 
Alam Zeb Safi
KARACHI: Test discard Abdur Rauf bowled splendidly to enable Port Qasim Authority (PQA) to gain a 101 run lead against WAPDA on the third day of their four-day Quaid-e-Azam Trophy (Gold) match at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Wednesday.
Rauf ...
 
 

DHAKA: Opening batsman Anamul Haque top-scored with 95 as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 124 runs in the third One-day International (ODI) to wrap up the five-match series in Dhaka on Wednesday.
The hosts took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series ...
 
 

SINGAPORE: The World Anti-Doping Agency may appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after Chinese swimming star Sun Yang served a three-month doping ban in secret, a spokesman told AFP.
The spokesman said WADA had not received full details ...
 
 

MANILA: World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao resumed his Philippine pro basketball career on Wednesday with a crushing defeat that extended his team’s losing streak to eight games.
Three days after dominating American Chris Algieri in the ring, ...
 
 

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: The Swedish port of Gothenburg on Wednesday announced it will be staging 2017 America’s Cup qualifying races next year.
Gothenburg’s inclusion in the AmCup World Series comes 24 hours after the English south coast city of ...
 
 

KARACHI: Army won the 4th edition of the National Junior Judo Championship, which concluded on Wednesday at Sports Complex, Hamidi Hall in Islamabad.
Accumulating two gold medals, one silver and one bronze medal, Army clinched top position on ...
 
 

KARACHI: The inaugural edition of Ejaz Ahmed T20 Colour Kit League cricket tournament will begin from December 22 at various grounds of Karachi.
Top clubs of the city are expected to participate in the tournament, which offers prizes of Rs50,000 ...
 
 

KARACHI: The 32nd meeting of the PCB’s Board of Governors will be held at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Lahore on November 28.
The agenda of the meeting would include Chairman’s Report on Developments, approval of Audited Accounts ...
 
 

DOHA: Corruption claims and alleged abuse of migrants building facilities for the 2022 World Cup have not dampened Qatar’s appetite to become the “world capital” of prestigious sport events.
Cleared last week by FIFA of wrongdoing in gaining the ...
 
 

PARIS: Argentina wizard Lionel Messi broke the Champions League scoring record while Luis Suarez broke his Barcelona duck in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Barca romped to a 4-0 win at APOEL Nicosia but that fact was overshadowed by Messi and ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Hosts Beaconhouse Southern Region defeated Beaconhouse Central Region in the final of the Inter-Region Cricket Tournament for O’ Level Boys here at Moin Khan Academy on Wednesday.
Defending champions Central Region won the toss and ...
 
 

I have made 94 appearances for Spain and for nine years I have always come, always. And with a smile from ear to ear
Cesc Fabregas (Spain & Chelsea ...
 
 

MILAN: Embattled Russia coach Fabio Capello said he felt “offended” by criticism levelled at him by his former assistant Christian Panucci, who claimed he quit his post after not being paid.
Panucci, a former Italy international, claimed Tuesday ...
 
 

MADRID: Cesc Fabregas was “pissed off” with Spain team mate Sergio Ramos for raising doubts about his commitment to the national team but said the pair had buried the hatchet.
Midfielder Fabregas pulled out of Spain’s matches against Belarus and ...
 
 

MANCHESTER: Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard believes that his team-mate Sergio Aguero stands comparison with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo following his stunning Champions League hat-trick against Bayern Munich.
Having opened the ...
 
 

SYDNEY: Rory McIlroy admitted on Wednesday that he thinks about winning the US Masters every day as he chases a career grand slam that few in golf have achieved.
The world number one, rekindling his rivalry with Adam Scott at this week’s ...
 
 
Syed Khalid Mahmood
KARACHI: Top seeded Mohammad Sajjad advanced to the next round but Pakistan’s other two cueists, Asif Toba and Hamza Akbar, crashed in the first outing of the knockout stage of the IBSF World Men’s Snooker Championship 2014 being held at the ...
 
 
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KARACHI: After wonderful performance throughout the event, Pakistan’s top ranked player Nasir Iqbal lost in the semi-finals of the $25,000 Dubai Squash Cup in United Arab Emirates on Wednesday due to fitness issues.
Nasir, who qualified for the ...
 
 

KARACHI: Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) President Syed Kaleem Imam on Wednesday announced that the elections of PTF for the term 2014-2018 will be held on December 12 at PTF Tennis Complex in Islamabad.
The nomination papers will be received ...