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August 22, 2017 11:01 PM Afridi the beautiful freak completes his nonsensical career

Shahid Afridi's maiden T20 century has arrived, more than two decades after his stunning first coming into cricket's big time Shahid Afridi is coming out to open the batting, and it's a beautiful day. Quite why he's got his pads on already, I don't know. So far this season, he has been overlooked when he should have been asked to bat, he was dropped 1

August 20, 2017 12:00 AM Lukaku strikes as United rout Swansea

SWANSEA, United Kingdom: Manchester United maintained their dream Premier League start as goals from Eric Bailly, Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial secured a 4-0 victory at Swansea City on Saturday. Having put West Ham United to the sword with another 4-0 win in their opening game of the new campaign, United looked like being made to settle 3

August 18, 2017 12:00 AM Cook, Root lead England recovery

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom: The first day/night Test in England saw Alastair Cook and Joe Root in the familiar position of rebuilding the innings after the West Indies made early inroads at Edgbaston on Thursday. England were 108 for two at lunch on the first day of the series opener, with Cook exactly 50 not out and captain Root, who won the toss, 40 not out.Former 4

August 17, 2017 11:49 AM Zardari says not seeing Mian Sahab, his family in future politics

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari said on Thursday he was not seeing ‘Mian Sahab’ and his family in the future politics. He said he was with the democracy and wanted to see it evolved in the country. There is a misconception among people that we had earlier extended support to Nawaz Sharif. This is not true as we had only supported 2

August 15, 2017 12:00 AM Neymar shines on PSG debut, Falcao inspires Monaco

PARIS: Neymar lived up to expectations as he showed his class on his Ligue 1 debut on Sunday, scoring one and setting up another goal in Paris St Germain’s 3-0 win at En Avant Guingamp. The Brazilian, who joined PSG for a record-shattering 222 million euros ($262.47 million) from Barcelona this month, found Edinson Cavani with a perfectly-timed, defence-splitting 3

August 12, 2017 8:44 PM 15 martyred, 25 injured in bomb attack on army truck in Quetta

QUETTA: At least 15 people, mostly military men, were martyred and dozens wounded – some of them critically – in a terrorist attack targeting an army truck in a high-security neighbourhood of Quetta on Saturday night. Officials said it was a suicide attack and the bomber drove his motorcycle, rigged with explosives, into the military truck at Old Pishin 1

August 8, 2017 9:16 PM Real Madrid see off United to win European Super Cup

A delightful goal by Isco proved the difference as Real Madrid survived a Manchester United fightback to win 2-1 and lift the UEFA Super Cup in the Macedonian capital of Skopje on Tuesday. Casemiro put the reigning European champions in front on 24 minutes on a steamy summer's night in the Balkans and Isco doubled their lead seven minutes into the second 5

August 7, 2017 12:00 AM Courtois, Morata gift Arsenal Community Shield

LONDON: Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and star signing Alvaro Morata were the Chelsea fall guys as Arsenal won the Community Shield 4-1 on penalties at Wembley on Sunday. Goals from Chelsea’s Victor Moses and Arsenal new boy Sead Kolasinac sent the game to a shootout and with both Courtois and Morata limply squandering their spot-kicks, Arsenal won the trophy 3

August 3, 2017 6:24 PM Is 40-Year-Old Tom Brady as Good as 30-Year-Old Tom Brady?

One of the greatest quarterbacks of all time turned 40 on Thursday, but he is showing few signs, if any, of decline. Ten seasons ago, Tom Brady and his Patriots put together their epic 16-0 regular season. The 30-year-old Brady had perhaps his best season. Ordinarily, quarterbacks, like all athletes, begin to steadily and sometimes rapidly decline in their 2

July 27, 2017 7:39 AM Rashid channels Warnie with extraordinary leggy

Rashid channels Warnie with sublime leggy The Yorkshire tweaker was instrumental in his side's 24-run win over Durham with four wickets for his side in England's T20 Blast. But it was Rashid's delivery that absolutely bamboozled Michael Richardson that really stole the headlines. The leg-spinner pitched the delivery outside Richardson's leg stump with enough 5