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July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Tepora stops Ortega to win featherweight

KUALA LIMPUR: Jhack Tepora gave fellow Filipino Manny Pacquiao a boost before his showdown with Lucas Matthysse on Sunday by stopping Mexico’s Edivaldo Ortega to win the interim World Boxing Association featherweight title. Cebu’s Tepora, fighting on the undercard of the Pacquiao-Lucas Matthysse world title bill in Kuala Lumpur, unleashed a wicked short

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 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 Pacquiao ready to regain WBA title

KUALA LUMPUR: Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao weighed in Saturday comfortably under the 147-pound (67-kilogramme) limit and said he was “ready” to win back the welterweight belt against WBA champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina. Pacquiao, the only man to have won world titles in eight weight divisions in a glittering 23-year career, tipped the scales 1

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 1

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 1

July 14, 2018 4:00 AM China condemns Mastung attack

ISLAMABAD: Deputy Chief of Mission Chinese Embassy at Pakistan, Lijian Zhao has strongly condemned the Mastung attack that killed at least 128 people, including Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate Nawabzada Siraj Raisani on Friday. Condemning the Mastung massacre, in his tweet, Lijian Zhao said that they are deeply shocked and saddened, adding that the attack 3

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Two contestants fighting against Imran face predicament

ISLAMABAD: Two prominent politicians contesting against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in Lahore and Bannu are in the soup for different reasons, apparently creating favourable conditions for him in the fierce July 25 scramble. The Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab has recommended to the Deputy Commissioner of Lahore to place 3

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Fury to be unleashed on Italian Pianeta

LONDON: Francesco Pianeta, who has challenged twice for the world heavyweight title, will be former world title-holder Tyson Fury’s next opponent in Belfast on August 18, promoter Frank Warren announced Thursday. The 33-year-old Italian, who has won 21 of his 40 fights by knockout, will, according to Warren, provide much stiffer opposition than Sefer 2

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM US, Afghan forces clear IS from eastern district

DEH BALA, Afghanistan: US and Afghan Special Forces are completing an operation to clear Islamic State fighters from a remote district in Nangarhar, the eastern province where they have their main stronghold in Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday. The operation in Deh Bala, on the border with Pakistan, began at the end of April and was largely complete