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ABU DHABI: Younis Khan’s prolific bat continued to torment Australia as he struck his third successive Test hundred to put Pakistan in a commanding position on day one of the second and final Test on Thursday.
The former captain, whose twin ...
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has so far checked and worked on eight bowlers out of the total 29 who had been reported for suspect bowling action in the last few months.
“Because most of the bowlers in the list were either from under-19 ...
 
 

ABU DHABI: Australia captain Michael Clarke was under fire on all fronts on Thursday as his leadership was questioned by legend Allan Border and Australia faced series defeat to Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
Lumbered with a side he didn’t want and ...
 
 

LONDON: England bowler Stuart Broad has dismissed claims by former team-mate Kevin Pietersen that there was a bullying culture in the changing room during their time as international colleagues.
In Pietersen’s recently-published autobiography, ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan legend Zaheer Abbas on Thursday hailed “team man” Younis Khan after the senior batsman scored a third consecutive century against Australia.
Younis carried on from where he left in the opening Test in Dubai, where he hit ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The attack on Karachi airport by terrorists in June this year compelled players from 13 Asian countries not to come here for Asian Junior Team championship, causing its cancellation by Asian Squash Federation (ASF).
The 17th Asian ...
 
 

KARACHI: Leaders WAPDA were in a strong position against Karachi Dolphins as they reached 148-3 after dismissing them for only 80 in their first innings on the opening day of their four-day fourth round Quaid-e-Azam Trophy (Gold) game here at the ...
 
 

SHANGHAI: Frenchman Alexander Levy continued his love affair with China’s golf courses by kicking off the European Tour’s Final Series with a seven-under-par 65 to lead after the first round of the BMW Masters.
Levy, who won the Tour’s China ...
 
 

NEW YORK: Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki knows just what to expect when she steps on a tennis court, but tackling the New York City Marathon is another matter.
“I’m a little nervous,” the Dane admitted on Wednesday as she looked ...
 
 

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s rising swim star Joseph Schooling has been given a warning after a late night out during the Asian Games in South Korea.
The 19-year-old butterfly gold-medallist and his team-mates Teo Zhen Ren, 20, and Roanne Ho, 21, were ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Kamran Afzal and Gohar Faiz struck sparkling fifties to guide Lahore Eagles to 286 all out in their first innings against Rawalpindi Rams on the first day of their four-day final of the Inter-Region Under-19 tournament at the Mirpur ...
 
 

LONDON: Manchester United are likely to welcome back captain Wayne Rooney from suspension for their visit to Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday, hoping the striker can add to his record scoring tally in the derby.
Rooney, who ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Former champions WAPDA displaced PIA from sixth spot when they defeated Muslim FC 3-1 in their match of the 11th Pakistan Premier Football League at the Railways Stadium, Lahore, on Thursday.
After a barren first half, Chaman’s Muslim ...
 
 

KARACHI: Two Nigerian footballers will land here on Friday (today) to join K-Electric who are playing in the Pakistan Premier Football League at Islamabad these days.
“Yes, the two Nigerians will arrive in Karachi tomorrow and in the evening ...
 
 

There is probably a lack of knowledge. Players are not aware enough, so (betting rings) are able to penetrate and get close to the players
Choi Sung-Kuk (Former S Korean ...
 
 

LONDON: Queens Park Rangers are considering whether to appeal against defender Rio Ferdinand’s ban and fine for a comment he made on Twitter, manager Harry Redknapp said on Thursday.
Ferdinand, 35, was suspended for three games and fined £25,000 ...
 
 

LONDON: Newcastle United visited fresh misery upon faltering Manchester City with an impressive 2-0 win at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday that dumped the holders out of the League Cup.
Teenage forward Rolando Aarons put Alan Pardew’s side ahead ...
 
 

TOKYO: Disgraced former South Korea striker Choi Sung-Kuk, banned by the K-League in 2011 for match-fixing, has joined the fight to help better educate players to avoid the same pitfalls.
“For a lot of players, all they know is football — they ...
 
 

JOHANNESBURG: Thousands of South Africans jammed into a Johannesburg sports stadium on Thursday to celebrate the life of South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa, whose murder during a robbery has stunned the nation.
Decked in the colours of ...
 
 

BARCELONA: Raphael Varane converted two corners as a second-string Real Madrid began the defence of their King’s Cup crown with a 4-1 victory against third-tier part-timers Cornella on Wednesday.
The last-32, first leg pitted the world’s richest ...
 
 

BERNE, Switzerland: Playing the 2022 World Cup in April and May would be the “best solution” for the tournament and would have the least impact on the football calendar, according to the association representing European clubs (ECA).
ECA said ...
 
 

MILAN: Under-fire coach Walter Mazzarri insisted he has the support of the Inter Milan dressing room amid reports that this week could prove decisive for his future.
“This is a united squad full of good players. This team feels truly mine,” said ...
 
 

ABUJA, Nigeria: A court case against Nigeria’s football association that threatened to earn the country a lengthy ban from international competition has been dropped, lawyers said on Thursday.
The case had been brought by Chris Giwa, who was ...
 
 

TAIPEI: China’s Feng Shanshan and South Korean Park In-bee each fired an eight-under-par 64 to share the lead after the opening round of the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship in Taipei on Thursday.
Park, who took over the top spot in the Rolex ...
 
 

PARIS: Czech Republic number one Tomas Berdych is one win from sealing his ticket to the World Tour Finals after easing into the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters on Thursday.
Following a first round defeat at the Valencia Open last week, the ...