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KARACHI: Asif Afridi and Mohammad Naeem batted splendidly to enable FATA Cheetahs to stun Karachi Zebras by four wickets in their Group B game to stay alive in the National T20 Cup for Regions here at the National Stadium on Thursday.
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HYDERABAD, India: Lahore Lions’ emphatic entry in the main rounds of Champions League Twenty20 has forced pundits to take the Pakistani domestic T20 champions seriously.
Some are even talking about Lions being the most balanced team in the ...
 
 

BERNE: The FIFA rankings continued to make dismal reading for Asia with only two teams, Iran and Japan, in the top 50 of September’s list which was published on Thursday.
Iran, Asia’s top-ranked team were a modest 44th, while Japan were four ...
 
 

LONDON: Yorkshire’s captain Andrew Gale has become the first county cricketer to be accused of a racism offence after he was charged by the ECB for a confrontation with Ashwell Prince in the Roses match which included a rejoinder to return to his ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad on Thursday said that the country’s cricket team would have to play aggressively if it wanted to impress in the ICC World Cup, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand in early 2015.
He ...
 
 

LONDON: British tennis star Andy Murray came out in support of Scottish independence on Thursday, just hours before millions of his fellow Scots voted in a referendum on whether to end the 307-year union with England.
Murray, who has no vote ...
 
 
Syed Intikhab Ali
KARACHI: Pakistan hockey chiefs managed to arrange only one practice match for the national team ahead of the Asian Games, although they had claimed to have arranged three.
The bosses of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) managed only one match, ...
 
 

SYDNEY: James Sutherland has been reappointed as Cricket Australia´s chief executive beyond the 2015 World Cup, the organisation said on Thursday.
Sutherland, 49, took over CA´s top post in 2001 at the age of 35 as the youngest chief executive ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The schedule of Sindh Games, which will be organised this year in Karachi, has not been finalised yet.
It has been proposed to hold the games in November’s last week, but a final decision has yet to be taken, informed sources in the ...
 
 

ROME: At least two Russian CSKA Moscow fans were rushed to hospital, one with suspected stab wounds, on Wednesday following clashes between supporters of the Russian club and fans of Serie A side AS Roma, according to reports.
Roma won the game ...
 
 

INCHEON: South Korea’s swimming hero Park Tae-Hwan will stick to freestyle races at the Asian Games as the local hero prepares for three explosive clashes with China’s Olympic champion Sun Yang.
Park, who lost his 2008 Olympic 400 metres title ...
 
 

KARACHI: Star all-rounder and Pakistan T20 team’s newly appointed captain Shahid Afridi inaugurated the HBL Inter-School Cricket Tournament 2014 in a colourful ceremony here at the Karachi Gymkhana Cricket Ground on Thursday.
More than five ...
 
 

LONDON: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down as manager of English second-tier side Cardiff City after nine months in the job, the Championship club announced on Thursday.
The Norwegian former Manchester United striker, 41, failed to prevent ...
 
 

LONDON: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down as manager of English second-tier side Cardiff City after nine months in the job, the Championship club announced on Thursday.
The Norwegian former Manchester United striker, 41, failed to prevent ...
 
 
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KARACHI: A six-member Pakistan boxing team on Thursday left for South Korea from here to feature in the 17th Asian Games starting in South Korea from Friday (today).
Squad: Mohammad Waseem, Nadir Baloch, Mohibullah, Sanaullah, Aamir Khan, Ali ...
 
 

PARIS: Jerome Boateng’s late goal and a second-half equaliser from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar on Wednesday completed a good week for German clubs against their counterparts from England in the opening round of Champions League group games.
Boateng’s ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Ten-men Pakistan football team lost to strong North Korea 2-0 in their Group F opener of the 17th Asian Games at the Hwaseong Sports Complex Stadium in Incheon, South Korea, on Thursday.
The triumph, their second in a row, put North ...
 
 

LONDON: Striker Diego Costa, who has scored seven goals for Chelsea in his first four Premier League games, cannot play more than once a week because of a hamstring problem, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said.
Mourinho, looking down in the ...
 
 

MANCHESTER: Frank Lampard could make an emotional appearance against former club Chelsea this weekend as his new employers Manchester City host Jose Mourinho’s side in an early showdown between the Premier League’s heavyweights.
Lampard, who ...
 
 

GENEVA: The long wait to find out who will host the 2020 European Championship — the first time the event will be held in 13 countries simultaneously — ends on Friday when UEFA meet in Geneva, Switzerland.
European football’s governing body will ...
 
 

I want to thank Vincent (Tan) for giving me the opportunity to manage Cardiff City FC. He has my full respect and I really wish him all the best in his pursuit of making this football club successful.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Ex-Cardiff City ...
 
 
Alam Zeb Safi
KARACHI: The 11th Pakistan Premier Football League, carrying 12 outfits, will begin here on Saturday (tomorrow) with the last year’s runners-up K-Electric to face National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) at the KPT Stadium.
K-Electric are waiting for ...
 
 

SINGAPORE: Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso on Thursday said a new ruling ordering teams and drivers to cut back on radio conversations has “no benefit” to the sport. “I think this rule has no benefit. It is like basketball or football (if) you don’t ...
 
 
Syed Intikhab Ali
KARACHI: The changing political scenario in the country is also affecting the sports community as a few leading sports personalities of the country are now openly supporting Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
Former hockey and cricket ...
 
 
Syed Khalid Mahmood
KARACHI: Mohammad Sajjad regained the title by overpowering eighth seed Imran Shahzad in the all-Punjab final of NBP Ranking Snooker championship 2014 here at the NBP Sports Complex on Thursday.
Two-times national champion Sajjad, hailing from ...
 
 

MADRID: Former world number one Carlos Moya said Thursday he will not renew his captaincy of Spain’s Davis Cup team next year after the five-time champions lost their World Group elite status.
“I do not know what the tennis federation has ...
 
 

WUHAN, China: China’s two-time Grand Slam-winner Li Na is poised to retire, state media reported Thursday, in a move which would bring down the curtains on Asia’s most successful tennis career.
The sports channel of state-owned CNTV cited Li’s ...