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  • BD crush Canada in U-19 World Cup  

    February 22, 2014 1:19 PM 18

    ABU DHABI: Bangladesh Under-19s crushed Canada Under-19s by nine wickets and 217 balls to spare in the play-off for the ninth place at the Under-19 World Cup. Bangladesh put Canada in after winning the toss and their bowlers made the most of the morning conditions in Abu Dhabi. Canada's openers got to 11 before the crash began. They lost six wickets

  • Thompson’s dream turns gold

    February 22, 2014 7:09 AM 23

    Canadi­an prodig­y overjo­yed after retain­ing the title for her countr­y. ROSA KHUTOR: Four years ago, a Canadian teenager watched Ashleigh McIvor win the first Olympic ski cross gold at Cypress Mountain from her couch some 125 kilometres away in Whistler. The self-same Marielle Thompson, now 21, retained the title for her country Friday- and for Whistler

  • Pakistan to lock horns with Sri Lanka in quarters

    February 22, 2014 6:56 AM 26

    U19 World Cup’s knocko­ut last-eight phase begins tomorr­ow. Defending champions India and two-time champion Pakistan are heading for a rematch in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2014 when they will feature in the quarter-finals on Saturday. Vijay Zol’s India will be pitted against 1998 winner England at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, while Sami Aslam’s

  • Youth Festival: Dress rehearsal held ahead of int’l games

    February 22, 2014 6:05 AM 72

    As many as 500 athlet­es partic­ipated in the rehear­sal. A full dress rehearsal was held at the National Hockey Stadium on Friday as part of preparations of the India-Pakistan Punjab games of the Punjab Youth Festival. As many as 500 athletes participated in the rehearsal. Sports Board Punjab (SBP) Director General Usman Anwar was chief guest at the occasion

  • LHC suspends notice for cancellation of Umar Akmal’s driving licence

    February 21, 2014 11:39 PM 23

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday suspended a notice by Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Lahore for cancellation of Cricketer Umar Akmal's driving licence. Justice Shehzada Mazhar passed the orders on a petition filed by Umar Akmal challenging notice for cancellation of his driving licence. The court also sought reply from the CTO Lahore by March 13. Earlier

  • PAF Academy Risalpur clinch overall top position

    February 21, 2014 9:10 PM 36

    PESHAWAR: PAF Academy Risalpur clinched overall top position in the tournament by securing trophies in Hockey, and Basketball while Pakistan Naval Academy stood first in football competition. The Tri-Services Inter-Academies Meet 2014 was hosted by PAF Academy Risalpur from February 18-20, 2014. Air Vice Marshal Rashid Kamal, Air Officer Commanding PAF Academy

  • India levels blind series against Pakistan

    February 21, 2014 7:31 PM 18

    Touris­ts bounce back to win second match of One-Day series. India recorded an impressive win in the second One-day International of the Pakistan-India Blind Cricket series played at the National Stadium Karachi, Friday. Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl first, Indian batsman posted a huge total of 405 runs in the stipulated 40 overs for the loss of six wickets

  • PHF urged to intervene in 'ground closure' matter

    February 21, 2014 4:32 PM 19

    LAHORE - Former hockey Olympians M Khalid and Danish Kaleem have urged the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) to intervene into the matter of Govt College Gojra ground closure for hockey activities. "It is quite unfortunate that a historic hockey ground which produced a number of former Olympians has been closed for hockey activities and national players

  • India will miss MS Dhoni's experience in Asia Cup: Misbah-ul-Haq

    February 21, 2014 4:04 PM 30

    Team India captain MS Dhoni was on Thursday ruled out of the Asia Cup due to a side-strain injury that he suffered during the second Test in New Zealand, paving the way for Virat Kohli to lead the side. Lahore: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Friday said that India will miss the experience of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the upcoming Asia Cup, but insisted

  • Sethi

    February 21, 2014 9:25 AM 19

    saying if Misbah-ul-Haq gets injured or is out of form than he is the best choice for the captaincy. Talking to a private news channel, Najam Sethi said questions were raised regarding Afridi's batting, but his bowling is outstanding. "If Afridi bats with responsibility, he can win the match on his own," he said. When asked that you have named Misbah