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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Subhan, Aman to vie for men’s singles title

ISLAMABAD: Subhan bin Salik and Aman Attique Khan moved into the men’s singles final of the CAA National Tennis Championship at the Islamabad Tennis Complex courts on Tuesday. In the semi-finals, Subhan edged out Zalan Khan 6-4, 7-6(4) while Aman blanked Saifullah Khalid Khawaja 6-0, 6-0. Mahvish Chishti and Farida Farooqi will be pitted against each other 65

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Three Pak players achieve career-best Test rankings

LAHORE: Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf and Imam-ul-Haq have attained career-best rankings in latest update of ICC Test Player Rankings on Tuesday. South Africa fast bowler Duanne Olivier also reached a career-best 24th position in after another stellar performance in the final Test in Johannesburg, which his side won by 107 runs to complete a 3-0 series sweep 36

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Pakistan to send 92 athletes to Special Olympics

KARACHI: A total of 92 athletes, 55 male and 37 female, will represent Pakistan in Special Olympics Summer World Games 2019 to be held in Abu Dhabi from March 8-21. This contingent of Special Olympics Pakistan (SOP) will be participating in 10 sports. They will be accompanied by 27 coaches. Out of 24 sports disciplines, Pakistani players will take part in athletics 15

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM India call up Shankar,: Gill to replace suspended pair

SYDNEY: India Sunday called up all-rounder Vijay Shankar and batsman Shubman Gill for their Australia and New Zealand tours after KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya were ordered home in disgrace over comments made about women. Rahul and Pandya were axed ahead of India’s opening one-day international against Australia in Sydney on Saturday, which the tourists 16

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM New alliance increases pressure on India’s ruling party

LUCKNOW: Two regional parties that were former bitter rivals announced an unlikely alliance Saturday to fight Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Hindu nationalist party in a looming general election. The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) — key players in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh — said they would set aside their 18

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Iran, Iraq power into Asian Cup knockout phase

ABU DHABI: Iran sank Vietnam and Iraq beat Yemen as the neighbours and arch-rivals powered into the Asian Cup round of 16 on Saturday ahead of their highly anticipated group decider next week. Sardar Azmoun struck both goals in Iran’s 2-0 win in Abu Dhabi, while teenager Mohanad Ali’s early solo strike kick-started Iraq’s 3-0 victory in Sharjah. Iran and Iraq will meet in Dubai 10

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Sandgren claims maiden ATP crown

AUCKLAND: American Tennys Sandgren was left speechless Saturday after claiming his first ATP tour title with a comprehensive straight sets win over Britain’s Cameron Norrie in the Auckland Classic final. The 27-year-old Sandgren took just 79 minutes to beat Norrie 6-4, 6-2 to round out a remarkable week of tennis without dropping a set. “I’m a little 9

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Hamid wins U14 crown in Thailand

ISLAMABAD: Hamid Israr pairing with a Bangladesh player won the doubles title in the ITF Asia 14 & Under Development Championships 2019 Division II in Nonthaburi, Thailand. Hamid and Hossain Mohammad Roman beat the third seeded Iranian pair of Amirali Ghavam and Kasra Rahmani 6-2, 6-1 in the final. In the boys’ singles category, Hassan Ali was the best performer 12

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM ‘Pandya’s comments not reflective of team’

SYDNEY: India captain Virat Kohli Friday distanced his team from controversial comments deemed sexist by all-rounder Hardik Pandya on a TV chat show that sparked social media outrage. Pandya bragged about his prowess with women during an interview on the Indian show that also involved opening batsman KL Rahul, sparking concern about the culture within 13

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Heartbreak and disbelief as Murray announces retirement

MELBOURNE: Tennis ace Andy Murray’s tearful announcement Friday that he’ll be forced to retire this year prompted a volley of tributes to the man, fond recollections of a historic career and encouragement to serve up a fitting farewell. American star Andy Roddick led the tributes to the former world number one, describing his 11-time opponent as an “absolute 12