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  • Premier amateur golf event tees off

    March 18, 2018 12:00 AM 5

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s premier amateur golfing event, the Jazz Tournament teed off at the Defense Raya Golf and Country Club in Lahore. Jazz’s corporate customers, amateur golfers and the company top management participated in the event. Accolades for various categories of winners, and outstanding performers were distributed by top management.The tournament

  • Barry’s, Master Paints/Rizvi’s main polo final today

    March 18, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    LAHORE: Barry’s will take on Master Paints/Rizvi’s in the main final of the Diamond Paints National Open Polo Championship for Quaid-i-Azam Gold Cup 2018 today here at Lahore Polo Club (LPC) ground at 3:30 pm. Barry’s team consists of Nafees Barry, Bilal Haye, Ramiro Zavaleta and Juan Maria Guinazu (Tito) while Master Paints/Rizvi’s team has Farooq Amin Sufi, Saqib

  • Pakistan clinch Junior Davis Cup title

    March 18, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan beat Pacific Oceania team 2-1 to win the Junior Davis Cup in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Saturday. With the victory Pakistan has also qualified for the Asia Oceania Junior Davis Cup Qualifying round to be held in Kuching, Malaysia in April, 2018. Pakistan, seeded third in the Sri Lanka event beat the top seed, Pacific Oceania team winning

  • ‘FIFA mission to visit Pakistan on March 23’

    March 18, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    KARACHI: A FIFA mission will arrive in Lahore on March 23 to assess the situation days after it restored Pakistan’s membership. An insider told ‘The News’ that Pakistan Football Federation’s (PFF) president Faisal Saleh Hayat revealed this at a press briefing in Lahore on Saturday. “Faisal said in a press conference today that FIFA mission is coming

  • Pakistan should consider Sami: Dean Jones

    March 18, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    SHARJAH: Mohammad Sami is 37 years old and last played for Pakistan back in 2016. He is unlikely to get an international recall but Dean Jones believes Pakistan should give the fast bowler another chance. “He (Sami) still has a chance to do something for Pakistan in the future, and I believe that. He always plays well for us. He is an amazing athlete

  • England spinner Crane out of NZ Tests with back fracture

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    WELLINGTON: England leg-spinner Mason Crane has been ruled out of the rest of the tour of New Zealand and will miss the two Tests with a stress fracture of his back, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said. The 21-year-old Crane, who made his debut in the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney in January, felt discomfort in his back earlier this week and had two scans

  • City won’t fancy Liverpool Euro test: Klopp

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LONDON: Jurgen Klopp says Manchester City won’t be happy to have been drawn against Liverpool in a Champions League quarter-final showdown of Premier League rivals. Klopp’s side were paired with Premier League leaders City in Friday’s draw and the Reds boss is certain Pep Guardiola’s side will be feeling a little nervous about the prospect.Although City beat Liverpool

  • K-Electric Girls Football League launched

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: The 1st K-Electric Girls Football League was launched here on Friday at the KPT Sports Complex with an exhibition match dedicated to young footballer Shahlyla Baloch who died in a road accident late last summer. The initiative makes K-Electric the first corporate entity in the country to organise an exclusive female football tournament.Col (retd)

  • Rabada Test ban appeal to be heard on Monday

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    CAPE TOWN: Kagiso Rabada’s appeal against his two match Test ban will be heard on Monday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Friday. A senior New Zealand lawyer, Michael Heron QC, has been appointed the Judicial Commissioner and will conduct the hearing by teleconference.Heron will have 48 hours to reach a decision — which means Rabada’s

  • Weirather seals Super-G World Cup title

    March 16, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    ARE, Sweden: Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein secured the alpine skiing Super-G crystal globe on Thursday when she came sixth in the final event of the World Cup circuit in Sweden. The season finale was won by Italy’s Olympic downhill champion Sofia Goggia who on Wednesday also sealed the downhill crystal globe despite finishing second to Lindsey Vonn.Goggia