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April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Conte says Man City could dominate for years

LONDON: Antonio Conte says Manchester City could dominate English football for years after Pep Guardiola’s side dethroned Chelsea as Premier League champions. City were crowned champions last weekend with five games of the season still to go and boast a 16-point lead over second-placed Manchester United.“Manchester City is one club that can continue

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Matthysse vows fight ‘to the death’ against Pacquiao

MANILA, Philippines: World champion Lucas Matthysse on Wednesday vowed a fight “to the death” in his July title defence against Manny Pacquiao, describing the Philippine boxing legend a diminished star. But the 35-year-old Argentine — who took the vacant World Boxing Association welterweight title in January — said it was still a “dream-come-true” and “an honour

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Thiem saves match point to win thriller

MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco: Austrian fifth seed Dominic Thiem saved a match point in a gripping Monte Carlo Masters second-round win over Russian youngster Andrey Rublev on Tuesday. The two-time French Open semi-finalist recovered from a set down to book a last-16 clash against either Novak Djokovic or Borna Coric with a 5-7, 7-5, 7-5 victory

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Inam bags gold for Pakistan at CW Games

GOLD COAST, Australia: The premier wrestler Mohammad Inam finally made Pakistan proud when he extended a terrific performance by beating Melvin Bibo of Nigeria in the 86 kilogramme men’s freestyle wrestling competitions final to win the first gold medal for the country on the penultimate day of the 21st Commonwealth Games here at Carrara Stadium wrestling

April 14, 2018 11:26 AM Wrestler Muhammad Inam bags first gold medal for Pakistan at Commonwealth Games

Pakistani wrestler Muhammad Inam won a gold medal for Pakistan on Saturday, in the final of the Men’s Freestyle 86kg Gold Medal event at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Taking place at Carrara Arena, in the last event for Pakistan, the 86kg-wrestler Inam in his final fight thrashed Nigeria’s Bibo by 3:0. In the first period of the fight

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Hamza, Safdar excel in Nabi Yousaf Golf

LAHORE: The Nabi Yousaf Memorial Open Golf tournament commenced at the par 72 Royal Palm Golf and Country Club Course on Friday morning, after the inaugural tee off by the star player Hamza Amin (Islamabad) and followed by his flite mates Usman Ali (Garrison) and Shawan Pervaiz (Gymkhana). And right from the word go, noticeable was the rhythm of Hamza

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Klopp welcomes consistency from maturing Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, England: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes his side’s Jekyll and Hyde nature is a thing of the past as they aim to avoid a European hangover at home to Bournemouth on Saturday. Victory will take Klopp’s men another step closer to sealing a return to the Champions League next season just days after they booked their place in the semi-finals 1

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Chelsea still aiming for top-four finish’

LONDON: Chelsea face an uphill task to qualify for next season’s Champions League but the Premier League club will not give up the fight just yet, manager Antonio Conte said on Friday. The defending champions are currently fifth in the standings with 57 points from 32 games and 10 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur who occupy the final qualifying

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM Tyson Fury to make boxing comeback in June

LONDON: Former heavyweight world boxing champion Tyson Fury is to make his comeback for a first fight in two-and-a-half years in Manchester on June 9 with his opponent still to be named, promoter Frank Warren announced on Thursday. The 29-year-old Briton — who has not fought since his shock win against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to become the then undisputed 2

April 12, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan boxers end CW Games without a medal

GOLD COAST, Australia: Pakistan failed to win a single boxing medal as Mohammad Asif and Awais Ali Khan lost their respective quarter-finals of the 21st Commonwealth Games boxing competitions here on Wednesday. In the packed Oxenford Studios, which also has facilities of table tennis and squash, Asif was defeated by Mc Fadden Reece of Scotland through