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  • Targaryens United top table in Leisure Leagues Season III

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: Targaryens United recorded a convincing 3-0 victory against Iqbal Memorial to top the table with 20 points in the ongoing Leisure Leagues Season III here at Karachi United Football Stadium. Mohammad Talha scored two goals, while Osama scored one. Iqbal Memorial are in the fifth spot with eight points.In another match of the eight-team league

  • Egypt striker Gamal quits South Africa after failing to impress

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    JOHANNESBURG: Egypt striker Amr Gamal has quit reigning South African champions Wits after failing to make an impact, lessening his chances of featuring at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Wits coach Gavin Hunt on Tuesday confirmed the early end to a one-year loan deal, saying: “Amr is a good footballer, but I thought he would settle in much quicker

  • PHF supporting ailing Mansoor

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is trying to help ailing national hero Mansoor Ahmed in all possible ways. Former Pakistan captain and legendary goalkeeper Mansoor has been battling a deteriorating heart condition for quite some time. PHF has paid his dues, amounting to Rs300,000, at the hospital where he remained admitted recently. In addition

  • Ice princess Zagitova eyes more gold in Milan

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM

    MILAN: Newly-crowned Olympic champion Alina Zagitova will be looking to continue her golden run as the Russian starlet chases a first world title four weeks after lifting gold in Pyeongchang. The post-Olympic world championships will be without many of the medallists from Pyeongchang including Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu, the men’s champion who is out with injury

  • Punjab crowned champions with 139 medals

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Punjab annexed the 4th Inter-Provincial Games crown with a whopping 139 medals while Sindh finished third as the eight-unit three-day spectacle concluded at Qayyum Sports Complex, Peshawar, with a gripping ceremony on Tuesday. Punjab grabbed the KP Governor Champions Trophy by securing 3,235 points as they won 65 gold, 44 silver and 30 bronze

  • Foreign commentators visit heritage sites

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: The foreign commentators who are in Pakistan for HBL Pakistan Super League went on a tour of Lahore’s old city areas on Tuesday. Commentators Alan Wilkins, who hails from the United Kingdom, and Daren Ganga, who hails from West Indies, were accompanied by former Pakistan captain Majid Khan. They also took a rickshaw ride during the tour. Ganga

  • Bolt to attend Commonwealth Games — as a spectator

    March 20, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    SYDNEY: Sprint legend Usain Bolt will attend next month’s Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast to watch the 100-metres final, former Jamaican world champion Yohan Blake has revealed. Bolt, 31, who retired from athletics after August’s World Championships in London, has been busy preparing for a tilt at football and has also worked with Australia’s

  • PSL matches security PFF headquarters to remain closed

    March 20, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    KARACHI: Pakistan Football Federation’s (PFF) headquarters in Lahore would be closed for three days due to Pakistan Super League (PSL) eliminators which will be held at Gaddafi Stadium. “Yes, the security forces have cordoned off the whole area. Because of this not only the PFF secretariat will be closed during the next three days but hockey secretariat

  • Messi takes Barcelona 11 points clear

    March 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    MADRID: Lionel Messi delivered another masterful performance as Barcelona sailed past Athletic Bilbao 2-0 on Sunday to take an 11-point lead over nearest rivals Atletico Madrid in La Liga. After putting Chelsea to the sword in the Champions League midweek, Messi scored for the sixth game in a row against Athletic at the Camp Nou to propel Barca closer

  • ‘Salah giving Liverpool confidence like Suarez did’

    March 20, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom: Mohamed Salah’s goalscoring exploits this season are having a similarly positive impact at Liverpool to that of Luis Suarez had when the Uruguayan was at Anfield, according to club captain Jordan Henderson. Manager Juergen Klopp said Salah was close to the same level as Barcelona’s Lionel Messi after the Egyptian scored four goals