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  • Torres joins Japan relegation battlers Sagan Tosu

    July 11, 2018 12:00 AM

    TOKYO: Former Spain World Cup winner Fernando Torres has signed for Japan’s Sagan Tosu, the J-League club said on Tuesday. The former Liverpool, Chelsea and Spain striker left Atletico Madrid this summer after returning to his boyhood club in 2015.Details of the move were not disclosed but the 34-year-old Torres has reportedly joined the relegation-threatened

  • Pakistan to feature in Asian Ju-Jitsu Championship

    July 10, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Pakistan Ju-Jitsu Federation (PJJF) is sending a ten-member national team to feature in the 3rd Asian Ju-Jitsu Championship 2018. According to a PJJF official, five men and one woman along with three officials would participate in the event scheduled to be held in Aktau, Kazakhstan, from July 11-14.Squad: Muhammad Ali Rasheed, Dilawar Khan Sanan

  • British Open prize fund grows to $10.5 million

    July 10, 2018 12:00 AM

    LONDON: The prize fund for this year’s British Open has increased by $250,000 to a total of $10.5 million, with the winner set to take home $1.89 million, organisers Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A) said on Monday. The third major of the year, which will be held at Carnoustie from July 19-22, will boost their prize fund further if more than 70 professional

  • Kim Sei-young wins Thornberry crown in style

    July 10, 2018 12:00 AM

    LOS ANGELES, California: South Korean Kim Sei-young smashed the LPGA 72-hole scoring record Sunday, winning the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic with a stunning 31-under par total. Kim, 24-under to start the day, fired a final-round seven-under par 65 on the par-72 Thornberry course in Oneida, Wisconsin.Her 31-under total of 257 broke the LPGA’s 72-hole

  • Pak handball team’s training camp moved to Lahore

    July 10, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: The training camp of Pakistan handball team in connection with the Asian Games has been shifted from Islamabad to Lahore due to lack of a proper hall at the federal capital’s Pakistan Sports Complex whose Liaquat Gymnasium is not ready for training. “Our camp has been shifted to Lahore where Sports Board Punjab has given us the hall and the players

  • Fakhar rises to second place in T20 rankings

    July 10, 2018 12:00 AM

    DUBAI: Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman moved up 44 places to reach second spot with 842 points in the ICC T20I rankings for batsmen following his incredible form in Zimbabwe, which featured a career-best 91 off 46 balls in the final that helped Pakistan seal a record chase against Australia in Harare on Sunday. Australia T20 captain Aaron Finch jumped three

  • WAPDA to feature in Asian Club Volleyball Championship

    July 10, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s top team WAPDA will participate in the Asian Club Volleyball Championship to be held at Naypyidaw, Myanmar, from July 30 to August 6. A senior official of the Pakistan Volleyball Federation (PVF) said that the event will help some players of Pakistan to get match practice ahead of the Asian Games slated to be held in the Indonesian

  • Abbasi bags Twin City Tennis title

    July 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Khursheed Abbasi clinched men’s singles title in the Engro Twin City Tennis beating Musa Chaudhry in the final at the Pakistan Tennis Complex courts the other day. Khursheed beat Musa 6-1, 7-5 in presence of packed to capacity audience who enjoyed the final to the fullest. Khursheed who was trained by leading coach Mehboob Khan gave a good account

  • Vettel wrecks Hamilton’s home party

    July 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    LONDON: Sebastian Vettel opened a clear lead in the drivers’ world championship on Sunday when he wrecked Lewis Hamilton’s home-race party and claimed an impressive victory in a thrilling British Grand Prix. The four-time champion seized the lead at the start and fought back after losing the initiative during two safety car periods to register his second

  • Kamara, Ibrahimovic lead Galaxy to 4-0 win

    July 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    NEW YORK: Ola Kamara scored against his former club and Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued hi torrid goal pace when the Los Angeles Galaxy defeated the Columbus Crew 4-0 at StubHub Centre in Carson, California on Saturday. Romain Alessandrini scored the final two goals in the 67th minute and in the third minute of stoppage time to complete the rout for LA. Kamara