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  • Bubba Watson hits the front at US Masters

    April 11, 2014 4:35 PM 30

    Former winner yet to drop a shot as he takes a share of the lead in second round at Augusta Bubba Watson continued his impressive bid for a second US Masters title in three years in the early stages of the second round on Friday. Watson was the only player in the 97-strong field to card a bogey-free round on a testing opening day at Augusta National

  • Dreaming of another Olympics

    April 11, 2014 2:40 PM 90

    I was sitting in a room full of reporters, high above London's North Greenwich Arena. Twenty minutes earlier, I had won my third Olympic medal -- we'd won the women's team title the week before, and that night I won a bronze on beam and then the gold on floor. I had stood on top of the podium as "The Star-Spangled Banner" played in the arena. The victory

  • PNF GC meeting on April 16

    April 11, 2014 10:04 AM 17

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Netball Federation (PNF) will discuss a total of 11 points in its General Council Meeting to be held here on April 16 under the chairmanship of the federation's President Capt (R) Zafar Iqbal Awan. The agenda of the meeting includes Confirmation of last General Body Meeting, Activities report and performance of Pakistan Netball

  • Disgruntled Moin tears into critics

    April 11, 2014 8:27 AM 45

    Nation­alism is missin­g among some of the former player­s: Moin KARACHI: Moin Khan who coached Pakistan in the Asia Cup and the WorldTwenty20 in Bangladesh has roared back at the critics of the team. Speaking on a TV show Thursday night the former Test captain claimed that some former cricketers were not doing anything positive in promotion of the game in the country

  • Sri Lanka set to host Pakistan for Tests in August

    April 11, 2014 3:36 AM 30

    Pakistan will play two Tests and three ODIs in Sri Lanka in August, officials from both boards have confirmed. No tour dates have yet been set in stone, but Pakistan is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka in late July for a tour match before the internationals begin early in the following month. For Sri Lanka, the tour will be the third in quick succession

  • Hockey fans likely to be deprived of India vs Pakistan matches this year

    April 11, 2014 3:18 AM 18

    It’s bad news for hockey fans worldwide as the bilateral hockey series between India and Pakistan is not likely to happen this year. The Pakistan Hockey Federation had recently announced a schedule for hosting the bilateral series in June-July but Hockey India (HI) does not seem ready for something like that this year, and instead feels 2015 would be a more appropriate

  • PCB invites Rashid for talks | SPORT

    April 11, 2014 2:59 AM 14

    LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board has invited former Pakistan wicket keeper Rashid Lateef to Qaddafi Stadium for another round of talks on taking up the job of chief selector. According to sources the 14th April meeting is the last chance for any deal to go through between the 2 parties. Rashid Lateef had politely declined PCB’s offer to become chief selector

  • Inter-varsity women’s volleyball reaches semis

    April 11, 2014 2:29 AM 15

    PESHAWAR: The University of Peshawar, University of Punjab, Lahore University and Lahore College of Women University made it to the All Pakistan Women's Inter-university Volleyball Championship semi-finals here at the Jinnah College for Women’s ground on Thursday. University of Punjab outclassed Sargodha University with the set scores being 25-22, 25-17 and 25-23. Punjab

  • Zahid, Aamir shine

    April 11, 2014 2:29 AM 23

    KARACHI: Zahid Mahmood and Aamir Panhwar excelled with four wickets apiece as Larkana qualified for the One-day Tournament final after easing to a seven-wicket victory over Dera Murad Jamali in Multan on Thursday. After winning the toss and opting to bowl first at the Multan Cricket Stadium, Larkana bowlers sent Dera Murad Jamali packing for a paltry

  • Dir upset Peshawar Greens in inter-district hockey

    April 11, 2014 2:29 AM 31

    PESHAWAR: Dir upset Peshawar Greens 3-0 in the opening match of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Under-17 Inter-district Hockey Championship which got underway here at the Lala Ayub Hockey Stadium on Thursday. Dir’s Salman opened the account in the eighth minute and doubled the lead in the 27th minute to enjoy 2-0 lead at half time. Zeeshan scored another goal off a penalty