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July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Three Pak players to join team in Bahrain today

KARACHI: Three Pakistan players who could not proceed with the team to Bahrain on Tuesday because of visas issue would now fly out of Lahore for Manama on Wednesday (today), an official of Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) said. “Zain-ul-Abdeen, Abdul Basit and Murtaza Hussain will leave for Bahrain tomorrow. They have got visas,” the official told ‘The News’

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan football squad off to Bahrain

LAHORE: Pakistan football squad flew to Bahrain on Tuesday for a series of practice matches scheduled before the Asian Games and SAFF Cup. Players who departed from Lahore included Waseem Asghar, Adeel Ali, Yousuf Ahmed, Mohsin Ali, M Sohail, Arsalan Ali, M Umair, Ali Khan, M Riaz, Ahsanullah, Mehdi Hassan, Shehbaz Younus, M Usman, Sadullah, Faisal Iqbal

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Dancers, military parade greet Asian Games flame in Indonesia

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia: The torch for the 18th Asian Games was welcomed to the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta Tuesday, with a military parade, traditional dancing and a flypast by the airforce. Jakarta and Palembang in Sumatra are set to host about 11,000 athletes and 5,000 officials from 45 Asian countries for the August 18 to September 2 Games, the world’s

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan football team’s kit unveiled

LAHORE: Pakistan football team’s kit was unveiled here on Sunday at PFF secretariat, FIFA House. Footballers participating in the national camp for Asian Games and SAFF Cup attended the colourful ceremony held in this regard on Sunday. At this eve 3 different designs of the kit were displayed. Head coach of national team Jose Antonio Nagueira, Director

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM South Africa’s Justin Harding wins Indonesia Open

JAKARTA: South Africa’s Justin Harding carded a one-under-par 71 to secure his maiden Asian Tour victory at the final day of the Indonesia Open on Sunday. The 32-year-old dropped two shots on holes seven and eight, but bounced back with two birdies and won with an 18-under-par 270 total at Jakarta’s Pondok Indah Golf Course.Zimbabwe’s Scott Vincent pressured

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Waseem goes down in IBF flyweight world title bout

KARACHI: Pakistan’s professional boxer Mohammad Waseem on Sunday went down against South Africa’s Moruti Mthalane in the International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight world title shot in Kuala Lumpur. The former IBF world champion Mthalane regained the belt as he prevailed over the former two-time WBC world silver flyweight champion Waseem through

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Judoka Qaiser clinches bronze medal

KARACHI: Pakistan’s emerging judoka Qaiser Khan Afridi won bronze medal after beating Iran’s Shojaei Bakhtiyari Abolfazl in the bronze medal fight of the Cadets Asian Cup 2018 in Hong Kong on Saturday. Qaiser was earlier given repechage fight for the bronze medal when he lost to World No8 Veg Zsombor of Hungary in the -90kg semifinals by half point

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Waseem faces Mthalane in tough fight today

KARACHI: Pakistan’s professional boxer Mohammad Waseem will on Sunday (today) fight the toughest battle of his pro career when he faces the highly experienced and former International Boxing Federation (IBF) world champion Moruti Mthalane of South Africa in the IBF flyweight world title shot in Kuala Lumpur. By the time this story will be read by the readers

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Judoka Qaisar wins bronze in Hong Kong

ISLAMABAD: Qaisar Khan won bronze medal in Hong Kong Cadets Asian Cup 2018 following a close defeat against Hungarian Judoka, VEG, Zsombor in the semi-finals. Qaisar performed well until semi-final but unfortunately lost to world No 8 ranked player. In quarter-final Qaisar was against Chinese Taipei’s Judoka LIN, Sheng-Kai, world ranker 13. Qaisar qualified

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Indonesian police shoot dead three suspected militants

JAKARTA: Indonesian anti-terrorism officers shot dead three suspected Islamic militants on Saturday in the central Java city of Yogyakarta, police said. National police spokesman Mohammad Iqbal said the officers from the elite unit had shot the suspects after being attacked with “sharp weapons and a firearm”. Two officers suffered arm wounds and police