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December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Champions League hurting Chelsea’s chances: Hazard

LONDON: Eden Hazard admits Chelsea are experiencing a more gruelling December than during last season’s Premier League title-winning campaign because of the club’s involvement in the Champions League. Antonio Conte’s side welcome Southampton to Stamford Bridge this weekend after recovering from the shock defeat at West Ham United with a convincing 3-1 midweek

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM In Man City’s shadow, top-four scrap begins

LONDON: With Pep Guardiola’s record-breaking Manchester City team galloping away towards the Premier League title, attention is starting to shift to the jostling for Champions League positions. Manchester United, 11 points below City in second place, and third-place Chelsea are well placed, but beneath them the picture is more fluid.Just a point separates

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Pakistan rout Hong Kong in Asian Men’s Netball

KARACHI: Pakistan on Thursday defeated Hong Kong 66-38 to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Men’s Netball Championship in Malaysia. This was the third straight win for the last edition’s runners-up. Pakistan outclassed their rivals in all departments of the game. Pakistan had defeated Singapore and India on the trot on Wednesday. Pakistan were leading 1

December 13, 2017 12:00 AM PSG hopes Neymar will return in 3-4 days

RIO DE JANEIRO: Paris Saint-Germain are hoping Neymar will return from Brazil in three or four days after he travelled home for personal reasons, coach Unai Emery said on Monday. “We gave him permission to make this journey. I hope he will come back in three or four days’ time,” Emery said. The coach said Neymar approached him as the PSG squad was preparing 2

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM Iraqi cleric urges fighters to disarm after Daesh defeat

BAGHDAD: An influential Iraqi cleric is urging his fighters to hand state-issued weapons back to the government following the declaration of victory against Daesh. Muqtada Al-Sadr also called on his forces to hand some of the territory they control to other branches of Iraq’s security forces, but said his men would remain as protectors of a holy Shiite

December 11, 2017 6:09 PM Pakistan terms Modi’s meddling allegations 'baseless'

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has described Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s accusation of interference in Gujarat elections as utterly baseless and irresponsible. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, in a tweet, said India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate. He went on to say electoral victories should be made on one’s own strength 3

December 7, 2017 12:00 AM Shehzad’s ton saves HBL against SNGPL

ISLAMABAD: Ahmed Shehzad’s (148) big hundred salvaged Habib Bank of Limited (HBL) from outright defeat against Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) as their four-day Quaid-i-Azam Trophy Super Eight match ended in a draw at the National Bank Stadium in Karachi on Wednesday. Shehzad smashed 21 fours and one six during his 265-ball stay at the wicket 1

December 4, 2017 12:00 AM Sydney FC pull five points clear

SYDNEY: Brazilian striker Bobo scored the winner to push champions Sydney FC five points clear in Australia’s A-League after a 1-0 win over Adelaide United at the weekend. Bobo finished clinically just before half-time to end Adelaide’s run of back-to-back league wins. Bobo also scored the crucial goal in Adelaide’s defeat at the hands of Sydney in the FFA Cup final

December 4, 2017 12:00 AM Black Horse Paints/Artema Medical bag polo title

LAHORE: Black Horse Paints/Artema Medical outplayed Honda Chenab by 10-6 in the final to annex the Shoe Planet Polo Cup here at the Lahore Polo Club (LPC) ground on Sunday. Hamza Mawaz Khan stole the show as he displayed quality polo with pony and mallot and smashed in sterling seven goals for the winning side, which had two goals handicap advantage

November 28, 2017 12:00 AM Pothas slams embarrassing Sri Lanka over Test slump

NAGPUR, India: Sri Lanka coach Nic Pothas warned his players there would be “repercussions” after the country’s worst-ever Test defeat, at the hands of India on Monday. The South African could barely contain his anger after Sri Lanka lost the second Test by an innings and 239 runs in four days in Nagpur. “It’s embarrassing, players should be embarrassed 6