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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 13, 2018 12:00 AM Olympic gold medallist Randall reveals cancer diagnosis

LOS ANGELES, California: Kikkan Randall, who this year teamed with Jessie Diggins to win the United States’ first-ever cross-country skiing Olympic gold medal, announced on Wednesday she is battling breast cancer. Randall, a five-time Olympian and mother of a two-year-old son, wrote about the diagnosis on her Facebook page.“The color pink has taken on a new chapter

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Lyles lights up Lausanne, mayhem in 5000m

LAUSANNE: American sprinter Noah Lyles matched a season’s best time of 19.69sec in the men’s 200m as Birhanu Balew won a 5000m marred by final bend mayhem at the Lausanne Diamond League on Thursday. Fresh from setting a best time of the year to capture the US 100m title last month the 20-year-old Lyles had enough up his sleeve to deny his compatriot 4

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM Joshua becomes ‘4th lion’ in Wembley den

LONDON: Britain’s heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua says Wembley just added a “fourth lion to the den” as he committed to staging his next two bouts at the historic stadium. Wembley is the historic home to the England football team whose nom de guerre is “The Three Lions”. The 28-year-old 2012 Olympic champion — whose epic 11th round knockout 9

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM Campbell, Seebohm lead Aussie team for Pan Pacs

ADELAIDE, Australia: Olympic gold medallists Cate Campbell and Emily Seebohm spearhead Australia’s 33-strong team for next month’s Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Tokyo. The team also includes Rio Olympic gold medallists Mack Horton and Kyle Chalmers for the August 9-14 event. There are eight survivors from the 2014 Gold Coast Pac Pacs team with Jess Ashwood 4

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan drawn in Group D of Asiad soccer

LAHORE: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Thursday announced the pools of the Asian Games Football and Pakistan had been drawn in Pool D. The 24 regional teams have been drawn in six pools of four teams each and on Pool D Pakistan are drawn with Japan, Nepal and Vietnam. The defending champions South Korea that won the 2018 Asian Games in Palembang 2

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM World champion Joshua becomes ‘fourth lion’ in Wembley den

LONDON: Britain’s heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua says Wembley just added a “fourth lion to the den” as he committed to staging his next two bouts at the historic stadium. Wembley is the historic home to the England football team whose nom de guerre is “The Three Lions”. The 28-year-old 2012 Olympic champion — whose epic 11th-round knockout 2

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM Asian Games 2018 attract record number of athletes: OCA

JAKARTA: The 18th Asian Games being hosted by Indonesia next month has attracted a record number of competitors which could pose logistical challenges for the local organisers, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said on Thursday. Wei Jizhong, OCA’s honorary life vice president, was pleased with the overwhelming response for this year’s Games in Jakarta

July 4, 2018 12:00 AM Injured Lemaitre out of European Athletics Championships

PARIS: France’s reigning Olympic 200m bronze medallist Christophe Lemaitre has been ruled out of next month’s European Athletics Championships with a hamstring injury. Lemaitre, a four-time European gold medallist, pulled up in the 100m of Saturday’s Diamond League meet in Paris, clutching his leg and falling to the track.A scan revealed a torn muscle 3

July 4, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan didn’t perform badly at Champions Trophy

KARACHI: When Pakistan senior hockey team was going to Netherlands to participate in the 37th Champions Trophy, it was evident that the Green-shirts would not do anything extraordinary against the world’s best teams. Pakistan were ranked 13. All the other teams were ranked higher and included the world and Olympic champions. But they played well against 2