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  • New dates of Punjab Games announced

    June 22, 2017 9:34 PM 3

    The 72nd edition of the Chief Minister Punjab Games will be held from September 9-11 here at various centres. “The Games were to be held in March last but were postponed owing to various circumstances and now the dates has been fixed in consultation with the Secretary Sports Punjab, Nayyar Iqbal and all the stake holders of the games including the provincial

  • Pakistan Cricket: back to its roaring best

    June 22, 2017 9:28 PM 5

    The Pakistani team seems to have finally discovered a combination that should fetch more victories in months and years to come What an eventful week it has been for Pakistan. Roads, avenues, markets, offices, the rustic rural, and the plushy upscale urban; the entire country and all its ‘galimuhallahs’ are a scatter of celebrations. All major tabloids

  • PM to meet winning Pakistan squad at special ceremony on July 5

    June 22, 2017 7:31 PM 5

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sanctioned immediate release of Rs215 million for the Pakistan cricket team, according to a notification issued Thursday, days after they outclassed arch-rivals India to lift the Champions Trophy 2017. Pakistan thrashed India in the Champions Trophy final played at The Oval, London, defeating the arch-rival

  • India drops sedition charges against villagers over Pakistan win

    June 22, 2017 4:26 PM 5

    NEW DELHI: Indian police said Thursday that 15 Muslims arrested for celebrating a recent Pakistani cricket victory over India would not be charged with sedition, but could still face prison for cheering the rival side. The villagers from central Madhya Pradesh state were arrested Monday after letting off fireworks and cheering for Pakistan as the underdogs

  • Afridi urges domestic cricket reforms despite big win

    June 22, 2017 2:47 PM 5

    KARACHI: Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has praised the current team for winning the ICC Champions Trophy but also criticised the domestic structure and quality of cricket being played in the country. While speaking at the MoU-signing ceremony between ICMAP and Shahid Afridi Foundation at the former’s premises, Afridi said: “No one had any expectations

  • The good, bad and ugly of Champions Trophy after Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs in final

    June 22, 2017 1:10 PM 7

    ON Sunday a resurgent Pakistan outfit completed their inspirational turnaround, trashing archrivals India to the tune of a 180-run demolition to claim the 2017 Champions Trophy title. It was a clinical yet awe-inspiring performance from a young side under the guidance of former Australian coach Mickey Arthur to return the favour against an opposition

  • Lasith Malinga: Sri Lanka bowler investigated over 'monkey' remark

    June 22, 2017 12:58 PM 2

    Fast bowler Lasith Malinga is being investigated by Sri Lanka's cricket board after comparing the country's sports minister to a monkey. Sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekara told Sri Lanka's players they were too fat after they failed to reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals. Malinga, 33, responded by saying he did not care for criticism "from those

  • Sania Mirza supports both Shoaib Malik and Team India

    June 22, 2017 9:47 AM 5

    When India tennis ace Sania Mirza flew to London for the ICC Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan on Sunday, she would’ve wished that people wouldn’t read too much into the sporting rivalry between the two countries. Mirza’s husband Shoaib Malik was part of the Champions Trophy-winning Pakistan side and the Hyderabadi was trolled immensely

  • Amnesty Int’l demands release of people arrested in India for celebrating Pak victory

    June 22, 2017 6:58 AM 6

    LONDON: Amnesty International has demanded ‘immediate release’ of 19 people arrested in India for celebrating Pakistan’s win in Champions Trophy final against India. Indian authorities have apprehended 19 people on sedition charges against them for celebrating Pakistan’s triumph. Pakistan crushed India by 182 runs in the final of Champions Trophy Sunday

  • Pakistan face Argentina in WHL quarterfinals

    June 22, 2017 2:10 AM 3

    LAHORE - Pakistan faces an uphill task in the quarterfinals of the World Hockey League, where they will take on Olympic champion Argentina today (Thursday) at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The green shirts, being the world number 13, are no match with Argentina, which are also enjoying the status of world number one team. Pakistan exhibited