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KARACHI: Pakistan’s cricket chiefs are mulling the idea of holding a month-long training camp in Lahore starting early next month as they look to prepare the national team for a series of assignments culminating with the all-important World Cup ...
 
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LAHORE: Pakistan bowling coach Mohammad Akram is facing the axe with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) looking to build up a new support staff for the 2015 World Cup.
Media reports have suggested that Akram will be removed as the bowling coach of ...
 
 
Syed Intikhab Ali
KARACHI: Pakistan’s hockey coach Shahnaz Sheikh envisages a comprehensive training programme for the Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea, wherein the Green-shirts are to defend their title.
The camp would begin soon after the open ...
 
 

ABU DHABI: Glenn Maxwell played a destructive knock of 95 off 43 balls to receive his third consecutive Man of the Match award as Kings XI Punjab defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 72 runs in the Indian Premier League match here on Tuesday ...
 
 

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket selectors on Wednesday sacked Dinesh Chandimal as Twenty20 captain and replaced him with Lasith Malinga, while Angelo Mathews was retained as the Test and one-day skipper.
Chandimal, 24, opted out of the last three ...
 
 

COLOMBO: Less than an hour after Paul Farbrace’s resignation was announced, Nishantha Ranatunga, the mover and shaker of the Sri Lankan board, made a comment that exhibited the feebleness of SLC’s present place in the cricket world. When asked what ...
 
 

BARCELONA: Second-seeded David Ferrer was ousted from the Barcelona Open by a Russian opponent for the second straight year and defending champion Rafael Nadal labored to victory on Wednesday.
Ferrer was unable to find his rhythm in losing 6-4, ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Mohammad Ashfaq and Scotland-based Atif Arshad would represent Pakistan in the Asian Senior Taekwondo Championship which will be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from May 23 to 28, a top official of the Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF) ...
 
 

NEW YORK: Former world champion Luis Collazo celebrated his 33rd birthday on Tuesday by predicting a victory next week over England’s Amir Khan but added he is not looking past the British boxer.
Collazo and Khan will meet on the undercard of ...
 
 

BASTOGNE, Belgium: The US Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday banned Lance Armstrong’s former sports director Johan Bruyneel from all sport for 10 years over his role in drug-taking in cycling.
A US sports arbitration panel found Bruyneel, former US ...
 
 

NEW YORK: Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life. Time and time again he has proved the doubters wrong, setting the standard for Olympic achievement with his 18 gold medals.
But now, almost two years after retiring from ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will hold the third edition of the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Women Cricket Challenge Trophy T20 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore from April 30 to May 4.
Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL), Saif ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pak-US Alumni Network-Karachi Chapter will distribute various sports goods among seven teams of Government Girls Secondary School Block 6, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, on Thursday (today).
Pak-US Alumni Network-Karachi Chapter said in a statement ...
 
 

OSAKA, Japan: Spain’s Kiko Martinez retained his International Boxing Federation super-bantamweight title on Wednesday by beating Japan’s challenger Hozumi Hasegawa with a technical knockout.
American referee Robert Byrd stopped the fight one ...
 
 
Syed Khalid Mahmood
KARACHI: Shakeel Ahmed Chandna, Shahab Khan and Mohammad Rafiq shared the top honours in the individual pairs contest, organised by the Karachi Bridge Associates (KBA), here at the Aslam Bridge Hall, housed in the National Stadium, the other day. ...
 
 

HUY, Belgium: The International Cycling Union (UCI) on Wednesday lifted its doping ban on Australian Michael Rogers, who last year tested positive for clenbuterol.
Rogers was provisionally banned after testing for the banned stimulant, which ...
 
 

MADRID: Atletico Madrid and Chelsea will have it all to play for when they meet in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final in London next Wednesday after a 0-0 draw in the first leg at the Vicente Calderon on Tuesday.
Chances were ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan football team’s former skipper Mohammad Essa will join the training camp of the Pakistan team on Thursday (today) as an observer.
He will see the training sessions of the national team, which are being supervised by Bahraini ...
 
 

MUNICH: Relations between league champions Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, who face each other in next month’s German Cup final, have become frozen over a bitter row stemming from a decade-old loan, the Bavarian club’s CEO said on ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Soccer Queens Women FC and Fatima Jinnah Women FC recorded victories on the second day of the Under-16 National Inter-Club Women Football Championship at the Divisional Public School Ground in Rawalpindi on Wednesday.
Soccer Queens ...
 
 

BARCELONA: Barcelona’s ban from transfer market activity, due to last until the end of next season, has been temporarily lifted after the Spanish club appealed the decision, football’s governing body FIFA said on Wednesday.
FIFA’s Appeal ...
 
 

LONDON: Manchester United must move quickly to appoint a new manager and give him maximum time to operate in what will be a critical transfer window for the club.
A season of abject failure under David Moyes brought a swift end to the former ...
 
 

SHENZHEN, China: Golf is entering a new era, according to stars Henrik Stenson and Ian Poulter, with one player unlikely to dominate in the way Tiger Woods did during his prime.
Injury-plagued Woods won the last of his fourteen majors six years ...
 
 
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KARACHI: All arrangements have been completed at the Hockey Club of Pakistan (HCP) for the second round of open trials to pick talented players for the national camp.
The trials will begin on Thursday (today) and end on Friday (tomorrow). The ...
 
 
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KARACHI: WAPDA, NBP and Railways won their matches on the third day of the 9th Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament at the Mutiullah Astroturf Hockey Stadium on Wednesday.
WAPDA thrashed Police 7-2. Comprising Olympians and internationals, WAPDA ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Maheen Aftab and Rida Khalid reached the semi-finals of ladies singles in the SN Earth Day National Ladies and Juniors Tennis Championship at PTF Complex, Islamabad, on Wednesday.
In the quarter-finals, Maheen beat Khunsha Baber 6-2, ...