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MAASTRICHT, Netherlands: Former world champion Philippe Gilbert will set off in Sunday’s (today’s) Amstel Gold Race as one of the hot favourites for victory.
The 31-year-old Belgian, who won back-to-back Amstel races in 2010 and 2011, proved he ...
 
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LONDON: Peter Moores was named England coach for the second time on Saturday as the cricket board continued its overhaul following the humiliating 5-0 Ashes rout in Australia at the start of the year.
The 51-year-old succeeds Zimbabwean Andy ...
 
 

ABU DHABI: Mumbai Indians slumped to their second defeat in as many matches against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League on Saturday.
RCB have now won both of their matches.
The defending champions struggled at the ...
 
 

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) has expressed surprise and disappointment “in no uncertain terms” at the news that Sri Lanka head coach Paul Farbrace may be recruited as England’s new assistant coach, after the ECB confirmed their interest ...
 
 

MONTE CARLO: Roger Federer beat an injured Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 to set up an all-Swiss Monte Carlo Masters final with Stanislas Wawrinka after the Australian Open champion ousted David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday.
Holder Djokovic resisted ...
 
 

SHANGHAI: Sebastian Vettel conceded he was struggling to keep up with Daniel Ricciardo after his team mate beat the world champion to lead Red Bull to their best Saturday result this season in Chinese Grand Prix qualifying.
Ricciardo, whose team ...
 
 

SHANGHAI: Lewis Hamilton will line up on pole position for Sunday’s Chinese Formula One Grand Prix after putting in a storming lap in treacherous conditions to maintain Mercedes’ qualifying stranglehold.
The Briton’s best time of one minute ...
 
 

KUALA LUMPUR: Englishman Andy Sullivan fired a six-under-par 66 to cut Lee Westwood’s lead to one shot after the third round of the European Tour’s Malaysian Open on Saturday.
Former world number one Westwood led by four strokes overnight but ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Defending champions Sindh dominated the 14th National Women’s Junior Age-Group Swimming Championships which commenced at Lahore Gymkhana on Saturday.
Sindh claimed 18 gold, 16 silver and seven bronze medals. They were followed by Navy ...
 
 

MESA, Arizona: Michael Phelps is entered in three events at his first swimming meet since he retired after the 2012 London Olympics.
The 22-time Olympic medalist is set to swim the 50m and 100m freestyles and the 100 butterfly at the Arena Grand ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Sindh won the National Men’s Inter-Provincial Netball Championship 2014 when they defeated Punjab 36-29 in the final at the Hamidi Hall at the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad on Saturday.
Meanwhile, in the third place play-off ...
 
 

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands: Former world champion Philippe Gilbert will set off in Sunday’s (today’s) Amstel Gold Race as one of the hot favourites for victory.
The 31-year-old Belgian, who won back-to-back Amstel races in 2010 and 2011, proved he ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan football team’s former skipper Mohammad Essa has been offered to join UNICEF as ambassador in their campaign to eradicate polio from Pakistan, especially in the Balochistan province.
Highly reliable sources told ‘The News’ on ...
 
 

LONDON: Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure insists he doesn’t get enough respect from the rest of the football world because he is African.
Ivory Coast international Toure has won league titles in England and Spain and is on the six-man ...
 
 

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur strengthened their push for a European place and kept Fulham trapped in the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-1 home victory on Saturday.
Fulham midfielder Steve Sidwell cancelled out Paulinho’s 35th-minute opener ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan football team’s former coach Shehzad Anwar was scheduled to leave for Kuala Lumpur on Saturday night to attend Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Coach Asia Programme Course to be held there from April 21 to May 2.
Shehzad, ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The National Under-16 Inter-Club Women Football Championship will kick off on Tuesday at Rawalpindi, Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) said on Saturday.
As many as six teams including Young Rising Star (Rawalpindi), Soccer Queens Women ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The Pakistan Billiards & Snooker Association (PBSA) has arranged a short training and conditioning camp for the three cueists who will be participating in the upcoming 30th Asian Snooker Championship 2014 to be staged at Fujairah in the ...