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April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Court summons 4 over Eddie abuse

LONDON: Four men have been summonsed to appear in court after England rugby coach Eddie Jones was subject to a barrage of foul-mouthed abuse following his side’s Six Nations defeat to Scotland.A group of men asked to have a photograph taken with the 58-year-old at a Manchester railway station on February 25. But footage released online showed the atmosphere

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Football: Guangzhou into AFC League last 16

HONG KONG: Fabio Cannavaro’s Guangzhou Evergrande cruised into the last 16 of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday after completing an unbeaten group campaign with a 3-1 win against Cerezo Osaka. The Chinese Super League champions will be joined in the knockout phase by Thailand’s surprise package Buriram United, who secured second place in Group G with a 1-0 win at Jeju United 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Villa stay on course for EPL

LONDON, United Kingdom: Aston Villa moved to within two points of the automatic promotion places for the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Leeds United on Friday. Lewis Grabban’s first-half header was good enough to give the Birmingham club victory at Villa Park as Leeds suffered their 10th defeat of 2018. Villa, the 1982 European Cup winners, have played 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Russian WC stadium finally gets its grass

MOSCOW: Russia’s perpetually late World Cup football stadium in Samara had some good news to report exactly two months before kick-off: it is finally getting its grass. Twelve gleaming white lorries filled with rolls of the precious pitch arrived Saturday in the Volga River city from Germany. Photographs proudly tweeted by the regional administration

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM 3rd Bahria Cup Football concludes

LAHORE: Bahria Whites (Boys) and Greens (Girls) emerged winners in 3rd Bahria Cup Football Tournament 2018 that concluded at Football Academy Rose Garden Bahria Town Lahore. Executive Director Bahria Town Lahore Brig (retd) Khalil Ullah Butt was the chief guest and Usman from Ather Associates was the guest of honour of the closing ceremony 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Motherwell reach Scottish Cup final

GLASGOW: Motherwell will face Celtic or Rangers in the Scottish Cup final on May 19 after Curtis Main scored twice in a comprehensive 3-0 semi-final win over Aberdeen on Saturday. A second Cup final of the season awaits for the Steelmen who lost 3-0 to Celtic in the League Cup final in November. Two goals in as many first-half minutes swung the game in Motherwell’s

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Int’l footballer clinches CWG boxing medal

GOLD COAST: It is a choice that many sports fans would love to have: play football for your country at a World Cup or be a boxer at the Olympics. That was the dilemma facing Lauren Price, and her decision to plump for boxing paid off on Friday when she won her semi-final at the Commonwealth Games to secure at least silver for Wales. The multi-talented

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM White, Blue football teams set up title clash

LAHORE: Bahria White and Blue football teams booked their berth in final of 3rd Bahria Cup Football Tournament on Friday. Brig (retd) Khalil Ullah Butt, Executive Director Bahria Town Lahore will be the chief guest of final match and will distribute the medals and trophies among winners. The final will be played at Bahria Football Academy Rose Garden

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM National Seniors Cricket reaches knockout phase

KARACHI: Quite a few fancied teams have been eliminated as the 19th National Seniors Cup Cricket Tournament 2017-18 which has reached the knockout phase in both the regions. According to the information made available by the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA) here on Friday, stiffer competition has been witnessed this season’s National Seniors

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Two Indian athletes kicked out of CWG over needle find

GOLD COAST, Australia: Two Indian athletes were kicked out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after syringes were found in their accommodation, a breach of tournament rules. Triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race-walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi were stripped of their accreditation and ordered to take the first available flight home, Games president Louise Martin 1