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KARACHI: Pakistan’s star boxer Mohammad Waseem on Sunday strolled into the quarter-finals with a tidy win over Jaya Raman Selvakumar of Malaysia in the flyweight round-of-16 bout in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Waseem, who had won bronze ...
 
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KARACHI: Scottish judoka Euan Burton showed real sportsman spirit as he encouraged Pakistani player Shah Hussain Shah after beating him in the -100kg final of the judo competitions in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday night.
Shah’s ...
 
 

COLOMBO: Kumar Sangakkara and skipper Angelo Mathews struck brisk half-centuries to help Sri Lanka set up a thrilling finale to the series-deciding second Test against South Africa on Sunday.
Sangakkara (72) hit his tenth 50-plus score of the ...
 
 

SOUTHAMPTON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday accused India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni of “undermining” its disciplinary process by condemning a fine handed against team-mate Ravindra Jadeja.
Dhoni said Saturday that Jadeja ...
 
 

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s debutant wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella was on Sunday fined 10 percent of his match fee for claiming an unfair catch on day three of the ongoing second Test against South Africa.
The 21-year-old player was found guilty of ...
 
 

SOUTHAMPTON, England: England captain Alastair Cook was in sight of ending his barren run without a Test hundred as he continued to make India pay for dropping him in the third Test at Southampton on Sunday.
At tea on the first day, England were ...
 
 

GLASGOW: Australia’s Michael Shelley stunned a favoured east African field to win the men’s marathon gold at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday with Flomena Daniel leading a Kenyan one-two in the women’s race.
Shelley, who finished 16th in the ...
 
 

BERLIN: Bayern Munich will never push out their coach Pep Guardiola, club chief executive Karl-Heinze Rummenigge said in an interview published Sunday.
Rummenigge shrugged off suggestions that Germany’s most successful side could struggle this ...
 
 

BUDAPEST: Australian Daniel Ricciardo charged to a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix victory on Sunday, his second Formula One win for Red Bull, as a drenched track caused chaos among world championship leaders.
Rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and ...
 
 

LONDON: Russia should forfeit the right to stage the 2018 World Cup finals following the destruction of the Malaysian Airlines jet in Ukraine, according to Britain’s deputy prime minister Nick Clegg.
The Liberal Democrat leader told the Sunday ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Mohammad Yasin’s brilliant knock powered Advance Telecom into the final of the 2nd Peace Cup T20 Night Cricket Tournament 2014 as they defeated Eaton Cricket Club by 13 runs in the semi-finals here at the Naya Nazimabad Lawai Stadium on ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Omar Cricket Club retained the title by edging K-Electric by nine runs in the low-scoring final of the Karachi Gymkhana Omar Associates Ramadan Festival Twenty20 Cricket Tournament 2014 here at the KG Cricket Ground on Sunday.
Omar CC ...
 
 

GLASGOW: Defending champions Malaysia reached the Commonwealth Games badminton team final on Sunday but only after an epic 3-2 victory in the best of five rubbers semi-final against Singapore.
Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing scraped past Danny ...
 
 

NEW YORK: Unbeaten Kazakh star Gennady Golovkin stopped Australian Daniel Geale in three brutal rounds on Saturday to retain his World Boxing Association middleweight world title.
Golovkin sent Geale to the canvas in the second round with a ...
 
 

LONDON: “Overwhelmingly male and overwhelmingly white” Football Association chairman Greg Dyke said of his own organisation on Saturday, saying the governing body must change.
In a pre-recorded video message to the Football Supporters ...
 
 

I’ve been seen before doing it (smoking). I said then I made a mistake and I have made a mistake again. People make mistakes.
Jack Wilshere (Arsenal FC ...
 
 

ROME: Carlo Tavecchio, the favourite to become the next Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president, has been caught up in a racism storm after referring to African players as “banana eaters”.
The influx of foreign players has been a hot topic ...
 
 

DENVER: Wayne Rooney scored twice and Juan Mata added another goal to lift Manchester United to a 3-2 friendly victory over AS Roma on Saturday.
The triumph continued the winning start to new manager Louis van Gaal’s tenure, which opened with a ...
 
 

DONETSK, Ukraine: The stadium is deserted, the merchandise shops are shuttered and last season’s posters are still up.
Football club Shakhtar on Sunday kicks off the season far from its native Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, where fighting is raging ...
 
 

MONTREAL: Jim Furyk closed in on a third Canadian Open crown on Saturday, firing a five-under 65 for a three-shot, third-round lead in the US PGA Tour event.
Furyk had five birdies and no bogeys on the par-70 Royal Montreal Golf Club’s Blue ...
 
 

JOHANNESBURG: Celebrated French coach Philippe Troussier made a winning return to Africa as CS Sfaxien defeated Esperance 1-0 in an all-Tunisian CAF Champions League showdown this weekend.
Mohamed Ali Moncer struck on 76 minutes to settle a ...
 
 

SOWETO, South Africa: Orlando Pirates defeated Kaizer Chiefs 6-5 on penalties in Soweto Saturday after a goalless South African pre-season match with a difference.
The starting line-ups for the annual match-up that an international brewer ...
 
 

GLASGOW: Singapore beat Malaysia 3-0 in the women’s table tennis final to secure a fourth straight gold in the event at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.
The strong favourites suffered a mild surprise when they lost their first match since their ...
 
 

PARIS: Vincenzo Nibali will be able to sit back, sip champagne and pose for photos on the final day of the Tour de France on Sunday as the peloton rolls into Paris.
The 29-year-old Italian all but secured his first Tour title on Saturday with an ...