Pakistan on top as Hafeez nears maiden double ton


SHARJAH: Mohammad Hafeez continued his rich vein of form and closed in on his maiden double hundred in Tests as Pakistan reached 281-3 against New Zealand at the close on the first day of the third and final Test on Wednesday. Opener Hafeez, who ...


Selectors likely to recall Gul, Sarfraz for New Zealand T20s

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KARACHI: Senior fast-bowler Umar Gul, who is making his way back from a recurring knee injury, is ...

Khalid elected as secretary general National Olympic Committee Pakistan

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 * IOC-OCA representative Haider Farman witnesses elective meeting as an ...


PCB condoles on Australian cricketer Hughes death


LAHORE – Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan, COO ...

Australian batsmen Phil Hughes expires

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SYDNEY - Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney ...

Blood, sweat and tears yield ultramarathon joy

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LOS ANGELES: Running 135 miles through the searing summer heat of Death Valley in California before ending the route with a cumulative gain of 17,000 feet to reach the slopes of Mount Whitney? Slogging across four desert courses, each 150 miles long, in Chile, China, Egypt and Antarctica in what is ...

Fifty years later, American skating team claims Olympics bronze

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WASHINGTON: Fifty years after Vivian Joseph and Ronald Joseph skated at the Innsbruck Olympics, the American pair on Tuesday officially claimed the bronze medal. Two years after the 1964 Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had awarded the Joseph siblings the bronze medal after ...

USA’s golfer Koepka wins European Rookie of Year award

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LONDON: Brooks Koepka matched the feat achieved by fellow American Peter Uihlein 12 months ago when he was named European Tour Rookie of the Year on Tuesday. The 24-year-old Koepka finished eighth on the money-list in his first full season on the circuit and also won the Turkish Airlines Open ...

Sharapova, Ivanovic to compete at Brisbane International  

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BRISBANE: Tennis players Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic will start the new season at the Brisbane International, the only premier-level event in the opening week of 2015, organisers confirmed Wednesday. Sharapova was at times just a loss away from falling out of the world’s top-10 during ...

Scott out to bury Sydney hurt against inspirational McIlroy

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SYDNEY: Adam Scott still feels the hurt of losing the Australian Open title to Rory McIlroy on the final green last year but believes the world number one has also inspired him to become a better golfer. Scott was set to win a rare ‘Triple Crown’ of Australian titles when he went into ...

FIFA faces ‘years’ to rebuild reputation: Valcke

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BELFAST: FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke acknowledged Tuesday that it will take “years to rebuild our reputation” following the World Cup bidding corruption investigation. But Valcke insisted that Sony and Emirates airline are not ending their FIFA sponsorships to protest against ...

Klitschko agency sues Pulev over doping allegations  

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SOFIA: World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko’s promotion agency K2 has filed a lawsuit against Kubrat Pulev over the Bulgarian challenger’s doping allegations ahead of their IBF title bout in Hamburg this month. “K2 is suing me for my words,” Pulev told a news ...

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