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NEW YORK: Baking heat, rain and the threat of lightning all forced stoppages in play at the US Open on Sunday but Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki marched on through a day of wild weather and upsets.
Former world number one Wozniacki had her ...
 
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LAHORE: Pakistan’s cricket chiefs have summoned Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and the head coach Waqar Younis to the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Tuesday (today) for a review of the team’s performances in Sri Lanka.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ...
 
 

DUBAI: World champions India have been confirmed as the number-one ranked side in the ICC ODI Team Rankings following Zimbabwe’s three wickets victory over Australia in a triangular series match in Harare on Sunday.
India had joined Australia on ...
 
 

BIRMINGHAM: England coach Peter Moores admitted on Monday his side faced a race against time if they were to be serious contenders to win next year’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
No England side have ever lifted the World Cup, with ...
 
 

TOKYO: In a scenario more usually associated with its cousin, cricket, a baseball game in Japan dragged on for four days with two high school teams slogging it out over a record 50 innings.
Chukyo and Sotoku began their slug-fest on Thursday in ...
 
 

BIRMINGHAM: England great Geoffrey Boycott has told current skipper Alastair Cook to accept “constructive” criticism from former players.
Cook labelled Graeme Swann a “so-called friend” after the retired former England off-spinner said the side ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court on Monday gave investigators another two months to probe allegations of corruption in cricket as they blocked a bid by International Cricket Council (ICC) president N Srinivasan to resume his role as head of the ...
 
 

HARARE: Australia must overcome the embarrassment of losing to Zimbabwe and the departure of captain Michael Clarke to injury when they take on South Africa in the fifth match of a one-day triangular series on Tuesday (today).
Clarke’s hamstring ...
 
 

PARIS: Champions Paris Saint-Germain thumped Saint-Etienne 5-0 as Bordeaux saw their 100 percent record at the start of the Ligue 1 season ended on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against Bastia.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat-trick and strike partner ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Saud Shakeel blasted unbeaten 150 as Karachi Dolphins gained 52 runs lead against Larkana Bulls on the second day of their three-day Group A opener of the Inter-Region Under-19 Cricket tournament here at the NBP Stadium on Monday. ...
 
 

COPENHAGEN: Spain’s Carolina Marin pulled off a monumental upset as she beat Chinese world number one Li Xuerui to win the women’s singles title at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen on Sunday.
But Chen Long restored Chinese pride ...
 
 

MUMBAI: Jaipur Pink Panthers clinched India’s Pro Kabaddi League title on Sunday with a 35-24 win over Mumbai’s U Mumba in a traditional contact sport that mixes tag and wrestling.
The Panthers sent a packed stadium into raptures as they ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan table tennis team on Monday started their preparation at the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad for the Asian Games, slated to be held in Incheon, South Korea, from September 19 to October 4.
“Yes, the players began their ...
 
 

PARIS: Ryder Cup captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson take centre stage on Tuesday when they both name their three wildcard picks to complete their lineups for Gleneagles.
McGinley in particular is facing a tough choice with two former world ...
 
 

KARACHI: Participation in the second Youth Olympics held in Nanjing was a grand experience for Pakistan juniors, Chef de Mission Razi Ahmed Khan said on Monday.
“Taking part in the Youth Olympics will greatly help in building the juniors’ ...
 
 

KARACHI: Nouman Aftab recovered from a set down to beat Jalaluddin Baber in the final of under-14 singles in 2nd Indus Pharma Senior and Junior Tennis Tournament here at Karachi Club on Monday.
Jalaluddin took the first set 6-4 but Nouman ...
 
 

LONDON: Liverpool reasserted their Premier League title credentials with a breezy 3-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, but Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw at Leicester City.
Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard and Alberto Moreno scored the goals ...
 
 
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KARACHI: After returning from a two-week tour of India and Bahrain on Sunday night, Pakistan football team did not waste time and held a training session at the City School in Lahore on Monday to prepare for the Asian Games, to be held in Korea ...
 
 

When I heard Chelsea wanted to sign me I said ‘Let’s go’ straight away, because they are one of the best clubs in the world.
Loic Remy (Chelsea FC player) ...
 
 

LEICESTER: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted Yaya Sanogo’s struggles in front of goal are becoming an increasing problem, but refused to offer any guarantees he will delve into the transfer market for a new striker.
Sanogo, yet to score in ...
 
 

PARIS: Manchester United swooped from nowhere on Monday to make striker Radamel Falcao the surprise big signing on the last day of Europe’s record-breaking summer transfer window.
British media said the Colombian would move from Monaco in a one ...
 
 

LONDON: France international striker Loic Remy has joined Chelsea from Queens Park Rangers on a four-year contract, the two Premier League clubs announced on Sunday.
The announcement came a day after Chelsea reportedly triggered a £10.5 million ...
 
 

LONDON: A football fan was fined £305 on Monday after ‘bending it like Beckham’ when he ran onto the pitch and cheekily took a free kick during Tottenham’s 1-0 win at West Ham last month.
Jordan Dunn, a 22-year-old from Kent, earned internet ...
 
 

LONDON: Former Premier League footballer Delroy Facey has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery, Britain’s National Crime Agency revealed on Monday.
The 34-year-old former striker, who played for Bolton Wanderers in the top flight ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has failed to organise international matches with even those Asian countries which have been promoted by the country in international arena.
Pakistan played an important role in training the national ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Saqib Yousuf qualified for the quarter-finals of the eighth edition of the World University Squash championship that began on Monday at the Indian Squash Academy in Chennai.
After getting bye in the first round of the individual men ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan’s top-ranked squash players Nasir Iqbal and Farhan Zaman withdrew their names from the $70,000 China Open to be held at the Peninsula Shanghai, Wai Tan, Shanghai, from September 2-7.
They were among the qualifiers and had got ...