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KARACHI: Pakistan’s star judoka and medal hope Shah Hussain Shah will feature in his -100 kg fight in the Commonwealth Games on July 26 in Glasgow.
The 21-year-old London-born Shah reached Glasgow on Monday morning from Tokyo.
He was given ...
 
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LAHORE: The latest Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) constitution promises to make the appointment of the chairman more democratic but fails to curtail near absolute powers of the big boss.
The constitution has been rewritten, changing the structure ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Former ICC president Ehsan Mani was on Tuesday named as head of a committee that will oversee the process for the awarding of Pakistan Cricket Board’s media rights.
PCB has also roped in eminent commentator Chishty Mujahid, a former PCB ...
 
 

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s frontline seamer Shaminda Eranga was on Tuesday ruled out of the deciding second Test against South Africa due to a hand injury, dealing a fresh blow to the beleaguered hosts.
Eranga, 28, tore the webbing between the thumb ...
 
 

LONDON: England seamer James Anderson could be banned from the fourth Test at his Old Trafford home ground after the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday a full hearing into allegations he had “abused and pushed” India’s ...
 
 

LONDON: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hailed his side’s determination in forcing the collapse of England who faced new trouble on Tuesday when wicketkeeper Matt Prior withdrew for at least the rest of the season.
India head towards the ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: Much-ridiculed paceman Ishant Sharma was the toast of India on Tuesday after a devastating spell of bowling demolished England at Lord’s, securing his team’s first overseas victory for three years.
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar ...
 
 

SYDNEY: Australian Test batsman Shaun Marsh faces four months out of action after a specialist on Tuesday recommended surgery for a persistent elbow injury.
The left-hander is expected to go under the knife next week which rules him out of the ...
 
 

CARCASSONNE, France: Jean-Christophe Peraud admitted he had not even ridden the three tough Pyrenean stages at the Tour de France in advance because he didn’t expect to be competing for a podium.
The 37-year-old French rider has unexpectedly ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The PSB high officials have taken notice of a large billboard at its National Sports Training and Coaching centre (NSTCC) and directed its owner to remove it forthwith.
The owner is stated to be an MNA, ‘The News’ has learnt. ...
 
 

GLASGOW: Commonwealth Games shooting gold medallist Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim has been left devastated after being ruled out of competing in Glasgow because her competition jacket was lost en route to Scotland.
Malaysian Ayuni, who won the ...
 
 
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LONDON: Beleaguered England captain Alastair Cook should step down and take a break from the sport to avoid suffering from a damaging burnout that could end his career, a number of former England captains said on Tuesday.
Former captain Nasser ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Faraz Ali and Nabeel Hashmi powered Alamgir Gymkhana into the semi-finals of the 2nd Peace Cup T20 Night Cricket Tournament 2014 as they edged out Hyderi Traders by 13 runs in an absorbing quarter-final here at the Naya Nazimabad Lawai ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Omar Cricket Club and YJ XI reached the semi-finals of the 3rd Vital Five T20 Ramadan Festival Tournament 2014 by knocking out Touchme XI and Friends Cricket Club, respectively, in the quarter-finals here at the DHA Vital Five Cricket ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Rizwan Khan spun K-Electric into the semi-finals of the Karachi Gymkhana Omar Associates Ramadan Festival Twenty20 Cricket Tournament 2014 as they humiliated Brothers Cricket Club by nine wickets in the quarter-final here at the KG Cricket ...
 
 

KARACHI: Skipper Atif Maqbool captured four wickets to help Tapal Cricket Club record a 13-run victory against Advance Telecom and book a place in the summit clash of AKG Gymkhana T20 Cricket Tournament here at Aga Khan Gymkhana Ground on Monday. ...
 
 

MADRID: Real Madrid on Tuesday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on a six season contract.Spanish media said Real paid about EUR80 million ($108m) for Rodriguez, making him one of the most ...
 
 

If he (Blatter) runs again he will win, but I think it’s unlikely we at the FA would vote for him.
Greg Dyke (English ...
 
 

RIO DE JANEIRO: The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on Tuesday appointed Dunga as coach, replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, whose contract was not renewed after the hosts’ World Cup semi-final thrashing by Germany.
The 50-year-old Dunga, ...
 
 

TOKYO: Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, putting a miserable World Cup behind him, on Tuesday declared himself fit and ready to go as he chases trophies at Real Madrid.
“I’ll try my best all the season like I do it every year. I’ll try to be ...
 
 

BERLIN: Germany’s World Cup-winning coach Joachim Loew is to be made an honorary citizen of his hometown of Schoenau im Schwarzwald, the town mayor said on Tuesday.
“We are proud of Jogi Loew. He has carried the name of Schoenau throughout the ...
 
 

KIEV: One of the six Shakhtar Donetsk players refusing to return to Ukraine has said he is not abandoning the club, but is scared of putting his life at risk.Douglas Costa - along with fellow Brazilians Alex Teixeira, Fred, Dentinho and Ismaily, ...
 
 

MADRID: Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell was questioned in a Spanish court on Monday over the 86-million-euro ($117 million) signing of Brazilian striker Neymar.Rosell did not speak to journalists as he arrived at the Madrid headquarters of ...
 
 

BALTIMORE: After two decades of watching US and European women golfers play for the Solheim Cup, top worldwide rivals have their chance at a team title in the LPGA International Crown.
The inaugural edition of the event will begin Thursday at ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Pakistan’s Tayyab Alsam has been given third seed in men’s category at the Men’s & Women’s World Junior Individual Championships to be held at Wanderers Sports Club, Windhoek, Namibia from August 10-15.
According to the draws for ...
 
 

GLASGOW: Feng Tianwei insists Singapore can be confident of repeating their dominance of New Delhi in the table tennis at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.World number four Feng is the strong favourite to retain the women’s singles title she won four ...