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July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan football squad off to Bahrain

LAHORE: Pakistan football squad flew to Bahrain on Tuesday for a series of practice matches scheduled before the Asian Games and SAFF Cup. Players who departed from Lahore included Waseem Asghar, Adeel Ali, Yousuf Ahmed, Mohsin Ali, M Sohail, Arsalan Ali, M Umair, Ali Khan, M Riaz, Ahsanullah, Mehdi Hassan, Shehbaz Younus, M Usman, Sadullah, Faisal Iqbal

July 15, 2018 3:28 PM France snatch World Cup glory from Croatia to win second title

France become new world champions after an epic final that has featured a series of firsts including an own goal and a penalty awarded after a video review. Les Bleus, as they are colloquially known, will lift their first World Cup trophy since 1998. France coach Didier Deschamps was thrown into the air in a celebration by his players after becoming 1

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Asian Games: Sidra replaces Ijaz in Pakistan Taekwondo squad

KARACHI: Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF) has replaced unfit Ijaz Ahmed with Shehzadi Saeeda Sidra Batool in the six-member national squad which has already been announced for the 18th Asian Games slated to be held in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2. Ijaz had got injured in a road accident a few days ago.Sidra

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Benitez keen on staying, but squad needs to improve

LONDON: Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez was keen to stay at the Premier League side for “five or 10 years” provided he and the team’s ownership can work in unison to improve their squad. Benitez arrived at St James’ Park in 2016 and led the team back to the Premier League and then ensured their top-flight survival last season.The 58-year-old is in discussions 2

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Pak team’s travel plans to Bulawayo delayed

HARARE: The Pakistan team touring Zimbabwe had to delay plans to travel from Harare to Bulawayo after it emerged that they wouldn’t have a hotel to stay in. The team is in Harare at the moment, having triumphed in a T20I tri-series in which they beat the hosts and Australia to the title. They are scheduled to play a five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe 2

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Rubel likely to be axed from BD ODI squad

DHAKA: Seamer Rubel Hossain’s tour of West Indies is likely to be cut short after his below-par performance in the first Test in Antigua. He failed to pick up a wicket as Bangladesh slipped to a loss by an innings and 219 runs in three days. The pacer was named in the Test squad as well as the One-Day International squad but is set to fly back after 1

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to feature in Asian Ju-Jitsu Championship

KARACHI: Pakistan Ju-Jitsu Federation (PJJF) is sending a ten-member national team to feature in the 3rd Asian Ju-Jitsu Championship 2018. According to a PJJF official, five men and one woman along with three officials would participate in the event scheduled to be held in Aktau, Kazakhstan, from July 11-14.Squad: Muhammad Ali Rasheed, Dilawar Khan Sanan

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM Pak handball team’s training camp moved to Lahore

KARACHI: The training camp of Pakistan handball team in connection with the Asian Games has been shifted from Islamabad to Lahore due to lack of a proper hall at the federal capital’s Pakistan Sports Complex whose Liaquat Gymnasium is not ready for training. “Our camp has been shifted to Lahore where Sports Board Punjab has given us the hall and the players 1

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Sakai third Japanese to quit after WC exit

BERLIN: Defender Gotoku Sakai has become the third Japanese player to retire from international duty on the heels of the squad’s heartbreaking World Cup exit following a last-gasp defeat to Belgium. “I have always tried to support the team, but I couldn’t return the trust with performances,” the 27-year-old Sakai, who plays for second division German 6

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Thakur to replace Bumrah in India’s ODI squad

NEW DELHI: Fast bowler Shardul Thakur will replace injured Jasprit Bumrah in India’s One-day International squad in England, the country’s cricket board said on Friday. The Virat Kohli-led India, who are slated to play three ODI matches after the ongoing Twenty20 series, will also take on the hosts in five Tests in their almost three-month long tour that started 3