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  • Ravanelli quits after three months as Arsenal Kiev manager

    September 24, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KIEV, Ukraine: Former Juventus and Italy international striker Fabrizio Ravanelli stepped down as Arsenal Kiev manager just three months after his appointment, the Ukrainian top-flight club announced Sunday. The 49-year-old spent nine games at the helm of the club, which won promotion to the Ukrainian Premier League last season, winning only one of them with one draw and seven

  • AIPS-Asia Youth Reporting Workshop from November 4

    September 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Karachi is to host the first ever AIPS-Asia Youth Reporting Workshop from November 4 to 9 in which young journalists from more than 15 Asian countries will participate. This was stated by Patron of Sports Journalists Association Sindh (SJAS) and former Sports Minister Junaid Ali Shah at a press conference along with president and secretary of SJAS, Tariq

  • SSB sponsors two development series tennis tournaments

    September 24, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: Sindh Sports Board (SSB) has sponsored two development series tennis tournaments to be held in Karachi and Larkana. SSB Development Series Ranking Tennis Championship will be organised at Union Club by Karachi Tennis Association (KTA) from September 29 to October 5. The events to be contested are men’s singles, ladies singles, juniors 17 singles

  • Ginting stuns Momota to take China Open title

    September 24, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    CHANGZHOU, China: Japan’s Kento Momota suffered a shock loss in China on Sunday as he was bested by Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in just two sets. The third seed, who took the Japan Open title on home ground last week, was beaten by world number 13 Ginting 23-21, 21-19. In a closely fought final, Momota had been leading in early moments but Ginting

  • Marquez extends MotoGP lead in Aragon, Lorenzo crashes

    September 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    ALCANIZ, Spain: Spain’s Marc Marquez, riding a Honda, won Sunday’s Aragon MotoGP to extend his lead atop the championship standings but it was a miserable day on the track for Jorge Lorenzo. Lorenzo had sealed pole in spectacular fashion but his bid for glory lasted only until Turn One on the opening lap when he crashed his Ducati, dislocating his toe to boot.With the Spaniard

  • Bertens beats Tomljanovic to win Korea Open

    September 24, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    SEOUL: Kiki Bertens defeated Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic in the Korea Open final on Sunday, securing her third WTA Tour singles title of the season to continue her career-best year. The second-seeded Bertens came back from a break down in the deciding set to defeat the Australian in two hours and 22 minutes and add a seventh title to her collection

  • Woods takes three-shot lead at Tour Championship

    September 24, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    ATLANTA, Georgia: Tiger Woods is one round away from ending his five-year victory drought after storming into a three-shot lead on day three of the Tour Championship here Saturday. Woods, 42 looked in a class of his own as he carded a five-under-par 65 to leave himself on 12 under for the tournament at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club.After an opening birdie

  • Hazlewood, Cummins set for NSW return

    September 24, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    SYDNEY: Australia’s injured Test quicks, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins, are likely to make a comeback for New South Wales in their One-day Cup game against Queensland on October 1. Hazlewood returned 1-30 when St. George took on Randwick-Petersham in a grade match on Saturday, the same game in which David Warner returned to competitive cricket in Australia

  • Juve’s Costa gets four-match suspension for spitting

    September 20, 2018 12:00 AM 8

    TURIN: Juventus winger Douglas Costa has been suspended for four Serie A matches after spitting at Sassuolo’s Federico Di Francesco during Sunday’s game, the Italian league has said.Costa escaped with a booking for elbowing and head-butting Di Francesco, but was sent off after cameras caught him spitting at the same player in another altercation

  • Pakistan team to leave for Socca World Cup tomorrow

    September 20, 2018 12:00 AM 8

    KARACHI: Pakistan team will leave for Lisbon, Portugal, on Friday (tomorrow) to participate in the 32-team inaugural Socca Football World Cup, which will start from September 23. The team is scheduled to leave for Dubai from Karachi in the afternoon on September 21. From there the team will take a flight for Madrid, Spain. The team will then take a bus for Lisbon