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December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Rimsha in command at 2nd PGA Ladies Golf C’ship

LAHORE: Rimsha Ijaz Khan again showed ample nerves and playing skills during the second of the three rounds, 2nd PGA Ladies Golf Championship at the pleasing Defence Raya Golf Course. She managed to stay in command of the leader board in the race for honors in Gold category, as the championship moves into the final phase. With a round of gross 73 yesterday

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Shiffrin seals Saint Moritz WC Super-G title

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland: American star Mikaela Shiffrin claimed her second successive super-G win on the women’s alpine World Cup with victory in Saint Moritz on Saturday. Switzerland’s Lara Gut was second with Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein completing the podium at the Swiss venue. Former slalom specialist Shiffrin, a two-time overall World Cup champion

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM NBP National Tennis C’ship attracts over 100 entries

KARACHI: More than 100 entries have been received by the organisers of the NBP National Tennis Championship that is starting here on Saturday (today). The event is to be played at DA Creek Club. According to the director of the tournament, they have received more than 100 entries for various events. Khalid Rehmani said that Parbhat Kumar is the top seed in juniors

December 6, 2018 12:00 AM Stokes faces hearing despite court acquittal

LONDON: Ben Stokes will on Wednesday head to an internal English cricket hearing into a brawl outside a nightclub last year that cost him his Ashes place with a glowing reference from England coach Trevor Bayliss. Star all-rounder Stokes was acquitted of a criminal charge of affray at a trial in August following the incident in Bristol, southwest England 1

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM Hockey World Cup: PTV not telecasting Pakistan matches

KARACHI: Hockey is Pakistan’s national game and the country has had great record at the highest level in the game, but the state-owned sports channel is not televising the matches of World Cup which is being played in India. Pakistan are participating in the event after a big gap of eight years, as they failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2014.Informed 2

November 29, 2018 10:05 AM Pakistan Air Force to put up aerobatic display in Karachi today

KARACHI: Organized under the aegis of Defense Export Promotion Organization (DEPO), IDEAS 2018 is in its third day of exhibition today (Thursday). According to reports, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) will put up a display of aerobatics at Nishan-e-Pakistan, Sea View in Karachi. JF-17 Thunder and F-16 fighter aircraft, Sherdil aerobatics team will present a scintillating 7

November 28, 2018 12:00 AM Abolition of departmental cricket strongly opposed

KARACHI: More than two weeks have passed since the PCB formed a seven-member cricket committee to give proposals for betterment of Pakistan cricket, particularly its domestic affairs. But there has been no meeting of the body so far. The most important decision to be taken is whether the country would keep departmental cricket or say goodbye to it. The committee 1

November 26, 2018 12:00 AM IOC chief voices concern over extreme heat in 2020 Olympics

TOKYO: Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Sunday stressed his concern over extreme heat during the Tokyo 2020 Games, suggesting plans to further bring forward the marathon start time. Bach and John Coates, vice president of International Olympic Committee (IOC), met Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike ahead of an IOC committee meeting later this week in the capital 2

November 25, 2018 12:00 AM Federal Cup Tennis C’ships begin today

KARACHI: The 32nd edition of Federal Cup National Ranking Tennis Championships will commence at the S. Dilawar Abbas PTF Tennis Complex in Islamabad on Sunday (today). Top players of the country including Aqeel Khan, Mohammad Abid, Muzammil Murtaza, Heera Ashiq, Shahzad Khan, Sarah Mahboob Khan and Sara Mansoor Khan will be seen in action during the championships

November 20, 2018 12:00 AM Three children among four die in Khairpur boat tragedy

SUKKUR: A tragedy struck when at least four people including three children and a woman drowned as the overcrowded boat carrying a wedding party capsized in Kalhora Lake in Khairpur on Monday. The incident occurred at Kalihora Lake near Sageon village in Khairpur when a small boat carrying nearly 20 members of a wedding party capsized. The boat was heading 1