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  • Samad reaches NBP National Tennis semis

    December 11, 2018 12:00 AM

    Asad Bachani from Hyderabad thrashed Ibad-ur-Rehman 6-2, 6-2; Shahzad Bachani from Hyderabad overpowered Kashan Tariq 6-4, 5-7, 7-6(2); and Ahsan Siddiq smashed Danish Naseem 6-0, 6-2. In the second round of men’s singles, Noor-e-Mustafa thrashed Hashir Suhail 6-0, 6-0; Farhan Altaf smashed Mustafa 6-0,7-6(0); M Ali beat Muneer-ur-Rehman 6-0, 6-1; and Parbhat

  • K-Electric pull off seventh win

    December 11, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Holders K-Electric pulled off their seventh win when they crushed Navy 4-1 thanks to international Mohammad Riaz’s double in Pakistan Premier Football League here at KMC Stadium on Monday. Riaz hit goals in the 75th minute and stoppage time to play a key role in the victory of K-Electric, who now have 29 points from 18 outings. Murtaza Hussain

  • Hockey World Cup: Pakistan face Belgium today in do-or-die clash

    December 11, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Pakistan face Belgium in their do-or-die, crossover match of the Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India, on Tuesday (today). In the group stage, Pakistan lost two matches and drew one. Pakistan manager Hasan Sardar, while talking to ‘The News’ from India, expressed hope that the Green-shirts would play better. He said the Green-shirts were capable

  • HBL win Quaid Trophy

    December 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Habib Bank Limited (HBL) completed doubles in the domestic cricket, winning the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy on the basis of first innings lead against Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) at the UBL Complex Ground in Karachi on Saturday. HBL finished the second innings at 183 for 6 chasing 263 runs winning target set by Misbahul Haq’s SNGPL

  • Kim, Noguchi lift doubles title

    December 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Korea’s Cheong-Eui Kim and Japan’s Rio Noguchi annexed the doubles title of the Serena ITF Futures Tennis beating their opponents in straight sets here at the PTF Complex on Saturday. The duo defeated Darko Jandric of Serbia and Shonigmatjon Shofayziyev of Uzbekistan in the final 6-2, 6-4. Kim and Rio proved too strong for their opponents

  • 4th Bahria Cup Punjab Archery Championship ends

    December 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: Bahria Town Sports Wing with the collaboration of Punjab Archery Association has organized 4th Bahria Cup Punjab Archery Championship 2018 at Bahria Archery Range Bahria Town, Lahore on December 8. About 50 Archers (Men & Women) were participated in the event from Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sahiwal, Gujranwala, Bahawalpur, Multan, Sargodha

  • FFF announce profit for fifth straight year

    December 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    PARIS: The French Football Federation (FFF) announced on Saturday a fifth successive year of profit with their accounts up by 821,000 euros ($935,000) for the season 2017-2018. Their annual financial report, which concluded on June 30, showed a 9,000 euros ($10,2000) increase compared to the previous year. The association’s yearly income grew from 236.45m euros

  • Hirscher storms to 60th World Cup win

    December 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    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

  • Rimsha in command at 2nd PGA Ladies Golf C’ship

    December 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: Rimsha Ijaz Khan again showed ample nerves and playing skills during the second of the three rounds, 2nd PGA Ladies Golf Championship at the pleasing Defence Raya Golf Course. She managed to stay in command of the leader board in the race for honors in Gold category, as the championship moves into the final phase. With a round of gross 73 yesterday

  • Lahore Open Polo final today

    December 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: Jubilee Insurance and Team Eighteen will vie for top honours in the final of the Lahore Open Polo Championship 2018 to be played on Sunday (today) at 3pm here at the Lahore Polo Club ground. Lahore Polo Club President Malik Atif Yar Tiwana has said that Governor Punjab Ch Sarwar will grace the final as chief guest. “The Lahore Polo Club season