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  • Pakistan hire Australian physio to avert injury crisis

    December 3, 2013 5:21 PM 24

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday announced it had hired Australian physio-cum-trainer Dale Naylor as the squad aims to avoid a repeat of the injuries which blighted its tour to South Africa. Naylor, who previously worked with Pakistan in 2010, will be hired for a period of four months with his first assignment the upcoming series against

  • PCB name team management for Sri Lanka series | SPORT

    December 3, 2013 3:57 PM 37

    KARACHI: Dale J. Naylor, a renowned Physiotherapist and trainer signed with PCB to work with the Pakistan team initially for four months. He was named in the 9-member team management with Moin Khan retained as the Manager of the team for the series against Sri Lanka starting from December 11. Naylor had previously been associated with the Pakistan team. He is a trained

  • Saeed Ajmal, Misbah in 2013 ICC Awards list for ODIs

    December 3, 2013 12:54 PM 26

    KARACHI: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and their world class off-spinner Saeed Ajmal are in the short-listed for the top honors at this year's ICC Awards 2013 in One-Day Internationals. ICC Cricketer of the Year and ICC Test Cricketer of the Year awards in TV show that will broadcast live on December 14, ICC announced in statement on Tuesday. Both Kumar

  • David Beckham plans new MLS franchise before the New Year

    December 3, 2013 10:00 AM 25

    According to English media reports International sports superstar and former footballer David Beckham has revealed he will "hopefully" announce his MLS franchise by the end of this year. Beckham is being pressured to finalize his team in Miami, as the MLS have set up a deadline date of December 31st. The MLS are offering the deal at a discounted rate of £15 million

  • McCullum, Taylor put New Zealand in control against WI

    December 3, 2013 7:40 AM 17

    Captain Brendon McCullum hit his first Test century in three years and ex-skipper Ross Taylor also reached three figures as New Zealand savaged the West Indies' bowling to be 3-367 after the opening day of the first Test in Dunedin. McCullum, under pressure after a dearth of recent Test runs and yet to win a Test as skipper, bludgeoned an unbeaten 109 from just 121 balls

  • Sports, News, The Philippine Star

    December 3, 2013 5:07 AM 62

    The Philippine Specials came from behind to hack out a 2-1 victory over highly-touted Thailand in their first match of the men’s football 11-a-side event at the inaugural Asia-Pacific Special Olympics summer Games for intellectually disabled athletes in Newcastle, Australia, yesterday. Thailand was up, 1-0, after converting a penalty but the Specials

  • Pakistan crowned West Asian champions

    December 3, 2013 2:53 AM 22

    Nation­al baseba­ll team defeat­s Sri Lanka 3-0 in final match. KARACHI: Pakistan clinched the 11th West Asia Baseball Cup 2013 after facing tough competition from Sri Lanka in the final match played at the Punjab Stadium in Lahore on Monday. The national team, placed 23rd in the world, defeated Sri Lanka 3-0 as Abu Bakar scored two runs and Adnan Butt contributed

  • Transfer News: Pahang seal Zesh Rehman deal

    December 3, 2013 2:53 AM 39

    Reports have emerged that Norfarhan Muhammad has breached the initial contract he signed with Johor DT. The winger initially agreed a deal to join the Southern Tigers but then decided to make a u-turn on that decision and join Terengganu instead. Though Johor DT initially agreed to let him go, they have now apparently submitted an official complaint

  • ‘We can win despite injury concerns’

    December 3, 2013 2:53 AM 20

    Wapda defeat NBP 2-1 in PPFL encoun­ter. KARACHI: Former champions Wapda moved to third position in the Pakistan Premier Football League (PPFL) after defeating NBP 2-1 at the KMC Stadium on Monday. NBP took the lead in the ninth minute of the match with Sher Ali’s goal, but Wapda’s seasoned striker Arif Mehmood struck an equaliser in the 26th. Both teams

  • Anwar looking to serve Pakistan cricket in a big way

    December 3, 2013 2:53 AM 22

    KARACHI: New emerging star all-rounder Anwar Ali has said that he was looking to serve Pakistan cricket in a big way after getting an instant success in his debut One-dayer against South Africa at Cape Town. "It was great honor to achieve something in first ODI for Pakistan. But I am setting higher targets to serve Pakistan cricket team for a long time to come," he told APP in an exclusive