Tue July 26, 2016
Shawwal 21, 1437 A.H.
Abdul Sattar Edhi
Anderson, Woakes, Ali bowl England to big win
MANCHESTER: James Anderson marked his return to international duty with three wickets as England beat Pakistan by a massive 330 runs to win the second Test at his Old Trafford...
Ashwin sizzles as India thrash West Indies in Antigua
NORTH SOUND, Antigua and Barbuda: India captain Virat Kohli lauded a “complete performance” by his team after they thrashed West Indies by an innings and 92 runs inside four days...
Murali mounts blistering attack on SL
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s record-breaking spinner Muttiah Muralitharan launched a blistering attack Monday on his former bosses after they complained about his behaviour in his new role as a mentor to...
Aussies pick spin twins for Sri Lanka opener
PALLEKELE: Australian captain Steve Smith named spin twins Nathan Lyon and Steve O’Keefe in his line-up Monday for the series opener against Sri Lanka as the newly-crowned kings of Test...
Kohli targets period of Test domination
NORTH SOUND, Antigua and Barbuda: India need to dominate Test matches and players cannot be content with just looking to improve, captain Virat Kohli said after the tourists thrashed West...
Test Championship mace presented to Australia captain in private
KANDY, Sri Lanka: If the cricket’s Test Championship mace is presented to the world’s No. 1 team at a private function, is there any point presenting it at all? In a...
Outrage, relief after IOC passes buck on Russia
LONDON: The International Olympic Committee’s decision not to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping left international sports leaders divided on Monday, less than two weeks before the...
Saadi to go to Iran for World Championships training
Alam Zeb Safi
KARACHI: Pakistan Karate Federation (PKF) plans to send the country’s premier karateka Saadi Abbas to Iran for training ahead of the World Karate Championships which will be held in Linz,...
POA sports commission meeting today
KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) sports commission meeting will be held at the Olympic House in Lahore on Tuesday (today). Several matters, including those of National Games, will be discussed at...
A new shooting range for Karachiites
KARACHI: Karachi is going to have another state-of-the-art shooting range that is likely to be opened for public on August 14. It has been learnt that Karachi Garrison Skeet & Shooting...
Pak cueists’ march towards glory continues
Syed Khalid Mahmood
KARACHI: Pakistan’s march towards glory continued for the sixth day running in the twin international events being held at Sharm-el-Sheikh in Egypt. According to the details made available by the Pakistan...
Tour de France champion Froome to race in London
LONDON: Tour de France champion Chris Froome will make his RideLondon-Surrey Classic debut next Sunday before heading out to the Rio Olympics, race organisers confirmed on Monday. The 31-year-old clinched his...
Vegas rolls dice to win Canadian Open by one stroke
OAKVILLE, Canada: Venezuelan Jhonattan Vegas closed with three straight birdies for a one-stroke win at the Canadian Open here on Sunday, earning redemption after a nightmarish finish in his previous...
Karachi Gymkhana beat Omar Gladiators in festival match
KARACHI: Karachi Gymkhana Veterans overpowered Omar Gladiators Veterans by 31 runs in a festival cricket match played here the other day at Karachi Gymkhana. The match was organised by Pakistan Veterans...
Rio scrambles to fix Olympic Village after Australia boycott
RIO DE JANEIRO: The official opening of the Olympic Village in Rio turned to fiasco on Sunday with the discovery of blocked toilets and leaky pipes, prompting Australia to call...
FIFA bans ex-German boss over World Cup bid
ZURICH, Switzerland: FIFA’s Ethics Committee has banned Wolfgang Niersbach, the former president of the German Football Association, for one year for failing to report potential misconduct surrounding the award of...
PPL Balochistan Football Cup from today
KARACHI: Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) Balochistan Football Cup 2016 will begin at the six divisional headquarters of the province on Tuesday (today). A hefty budget of Rs12 million will be spent...
Sindh Ranking Squash Championship Circuit-I from July 29
KARACHI: Sindh Ranking Squash Championship Circuit-I 2016 will commence from July 29 here at PSF-Jahangir Khan Squash Complex (NCC). Events to be competed in the tournament are men’s, women’s, boys under-11,...
Djokovic says Wimbledon flop behind him
TORONTO: Novak Djokovic said it took him only hours to digest his early Wimbledon defeat, and his hopes are high heading into a hardcourt season that this year includes the...
Russia tennis, archery teams cleared for Rio Games
LONDON: Russia’s eight-member tennis and three-member archery teams for the Rio Olympics were cleared to play by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and the World Archery Federation (WA) respectively after...
Monfils rallies past Karlovic for Washington crown
WASHINGTON: France’s Gael Monfils saved a match point and battled back with sharp returns in sweltering heat to defeat Ivo Karlovic 5-7, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 in Sunday’s Washington Open final. The...
Konta topples Venus for first WTA title
SAN FRANCISCO, California: Britain’s Johanna Konta captured her first WTA title in style on Sunday, beating former world number one Venus Williams 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 at the WTA hardcourt tournamet. Konta,...
Injured Serena withdraws from Rogers Cup
LOS ANGELES, California: Top-seeded Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup due to shoulder inflammation, she made the announcement on Sunday. Serena was to receive a first-round bye in the...
Solar Impulse 2 lands in UAE, ending round-the-world trip
Human tests start on controversial Brazil cancer pill
Car bomb wounds several in Syrian capital
Israel says aircraft strikes in Syria after errant Syrian fire
Erdogan says Turkish people want death penalty restored
Rs8m per night for a room in world’s most expensive hotel
Iran vows tough reaction to states sponsoring terrorism at...
England rout Pakistan by massive 330 runs to level Test...
Will Bilawal be able to assert himself?
Making change happen in Sindh
Salt Range is no one’s fiefdom
The fight against poverty
Tahir Habib Cheema
Ghani’s blame game
Malik Muhammad Ashraf
The walls of Germany
Prince Harry regrets not talking sooner about Diana's death
Solar plane nears end of historic round-the-world trip
Turkey targets media after coup as Erdogan meets opposition
Pokemon Go gets big Comic-Con stage, creator talks success and future
Ringing in the ears plagues nearly one in 10 U.S. adults