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June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Argentina train with renewed hope

BRONNITSY, Russia: Lionel Messi and Argentina hit the training ground on Saturday with renewed hope of qualifying for the World Cup last 16. Argentina were on the brink of elimination after a humiliating 3-0 loss to Croatia, but Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland on Friday offered the two-time world champions a lifeline. Victory over Nigeria in their final

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Moutinho misses Portugal training

KRATOVO, Russia: Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho was missing from Portugal training on Saturday, leaving his status for their final World Cup group game against Iran in doubt. Moutinho sat out Friday’s session due to illness and was again absent 24 hours later with the European champions due to face Iran in Saransk on Monday. The 31-year-old has started

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Serbian press slams ‘provocative’ celebratios

Belgrade: Serbian papers slammed what they labelled “shameful provocation” by two Switzerland players of Kosovo origin who used political gestures to celebrate their goals in the 2-1 World Cup victory. Xherdan Shaqiri’s last minute winner capped an impressive comeback for the Swiss in Kaliningrad on Friday after Granit Xhaka levelled following Aleksandar

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Salah made honorary citizen of Chechnya

MOSCOW: After his team crashed out of the World Cup, Egypt’s star player Mohamed Salah has won a consolation prize in the form of honorary citizenship of Chechnya. Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov wrote on Telegram that he had presented the Liverpool star with the honorary title while hosting a dinner for the Egypt team, whose World Cup training base is in the Chechen

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Ahmed, Bilal, Shaeel clinch tennis titles

LAHORE: Rafum Junior Tennis Championship 2018 concluded here at Punjab Lawn Tennis Courts Bagh-e-Jinnah Lahore with Ahmed Kamil, Bilal Asim, and Shaeel Tahir winning their age group titles. In under-16 main category, Ahmed Kamil of Lahore won the title beating his own city fellow Fazian Fayyaz by 6-1, 6-4. Ahmed started first set very well and won by 6-1 and in 2nd set Faizan

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM India rout Pakistan in Champions Trophy opener

LAHORE: India trounced Pakistan by four goals in the opening match of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Breda, Holland on Saturday. The 37th (also the last) edition of the Champions Trophy kicked off with an encounter between the traditional rivals, Pakistan and India. Though the score line of 4-0 gives the impression of a one-sided contest but it was a close

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan lose to India in Masters Cup Kabaddi

KARACHI: Pakistan made a disappointing start when they went 20-36 down to archrivals India in their Group A opener of the Masters Cup Kabaddi 2018 which began at the Al Wasl Sports Club in Dubai on Friday. Pakistan, led by Nasir Ali, remained subdued right from the start with the Indian attack playing extremely well. At half time, India were leading 1

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan set to appear in U18 Volleyball Championship in Iran

KARACHI: Pakistan youth volleyball team was scheduled to fly out of Islamabad for Iran late Friday night to make its debut in the 12th Asian and Oceania Under-18 Volleyball Championship which will be held in Tabriz, Iran, from June 29 to July 6. In the 18-team event, Pakistan are bracketed with New Zealand and Uzbekistan. The Green-shirts will begin

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Donkey kick’ striker Hunt dies

LONDON: Ernie Hunt whose “donkey kick” volleyed freekick in 1970 led to a change in English football’s rules, has died aged 75, one of his former clubs Coventry announced. Hunt volleyed his goal — against one of his former clubs Everton — after Coventry team-mate Willie Carr gripped the ball between his heels and flicked it up behind his back. It is also famous 1

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM Finch and Marsh hit tons before England fight back

CHESTER-LE-STREET, Britain: Australia’s Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh hit hundreds before England fought back to hold the world champions to 310 for eight in the fourth One-day International at Chester-le-Street on Thursday. The tourists, 3-0 down in this five-match series after England posted an all-time ODI record 481 for six during a 242-run win at Trent 1