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December 14, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to face Palestine on Dec 16 in Doha

KARACHI: Pakistan football team, which is currently in Qatar, will play four matches against different nations during their two-week stay at Doha. Pakistan senior team will face Palestine on December 16. They will meet Qatar Army on December 19. Pakistan Under-23 will take on Iraq Under-23 on December 22 and Afghanistan Under-23 on December 25. The 30-member

December 13, 2018 12:00 AM Russia ‘sure’ will participate in next Olympics

MOSCOW: Russia is “sure” it will be allowed to participate in the next Olympic Games thanks to its efforts in fighting doping, the president of the Russian Olympic Committee said Wednesday. “We constantly work on improving anti-doping culture in Russia, on anti-doping education,” Russia’s Olympic chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov told a press conference in Moscow

December 13, 2018 12:00 AM Birthday gold for Jamaica’s Atkinson but US rule swim worlds

SHANGHAI: Jamaican star Alia Atkinson celebrated turning 30 by finally winning 50m breaststroke gold at the short course World Swimming Championships on Wednesday, as the record-smashing United States dominated. Atkinson’s landmark birthday was on Tuesday but she had to wait a day to really mark the occasion in imperious style in the Chinese city of Hangzhou

December 13, 2018 12:00 AM Australia end France’s dream run in hockey World Cup

BHUBANESWAR, India: France’s World Cup dreams in field hockey ended Wednesday as they lost to defending champions Australia 3-0 in the quarter-finals in Bhubaneshwar. The Frenchmen, who came into the 16-team tournament ranked 20th in the world, won hearts after stunning Olympic champions Argentina 5-3 in the group stage.But top-ranked Australia proved

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Hirscher storms to 60th World Cup win

VAL-D’ISERE, France: Austrian ace Marcel Hirscher stormed to his 60th World Cup win on Saturday with victory in the men’s giant slalom at Val d’Isere. Despite continuous snowfall throughout the race, Hirscher held his nerve to coast to victory more than one second ahead of Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen. Sweden’s Matts Olsson completed the podium after

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM PHF starts preparation for PSHL

KARACHI: The preparation for Pakistan Supper Hockey League (PSHL) has been started by Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), which is likely to make its details public the next week, ‘The News’ learnt on Friday. PHF secretary Shahbaz Ahmed, during his visit to Karachi a couple of days ago, said that many efforts are being made to make PSHL a success. He, however 1

December 7, 2018 12:00 AM New Zealand hold Spain to 2-2 draw, qualify for play-off

BHUBANESWAR, India: Spain were well on their way to victory before a resurgent New Zealand side scored two goals to hold the Spanish to a 2-2 draw on Thursday. The match began with the confident Spaniards scoring two goals in the first two quarters of the game. Spain took a comfortable 2-0 lead over New Zealand through goals by Albert Beltran (9th minute) 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 4

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM S Korea ‘Garlic Girls’ curling coaches resign over alleged abuse

SEOUL: The coaches of South Korea’s “Garlic Girls” curling team, who shot to fame by winning Olympic silver in February, resigned Tuesday after the athletes accused them of verbal abuse and exploitation. Nicknamed for their small hometown — which is famous for farming the pungent bulb — they were rank outsiders at South Korea’s Pyeongchang Games, and became 4

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Nepal has expressed inability to host SAG’

KARACHI: Nepal has informally informed South Asian nations about its inability to hold the 13th South Asian Games in March 2019. Nepal Olympic Committee is expected to formally intimate the South Asian nations by Tuesday (today) after getting a final directive from the government.“An informal meeting of the South Asian Olympic Council was held in Tokyo 2