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  • Younis Khan rules out political career

    August 5, 2017 12:42 PM 3

    PESHAWAR: Legendary cricketer Younis Khan has denied he will join politics. In a statement, he said that he feels that there is no future for him in the field. Â ‘I am busy in promoting cricket in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP),’ he said. He said that Shahryar Khan’s tenure was impressive for Pakistani cricket as we became No.1 Test team and also won the ICC Champions

  • Essa Lab Juniors and Seniors tennis from today

    August 5, 2017 12:00 AM 5

    KARACHI: As many as 140 players from Islamabad, Lahore, Bahawalpur, Hyderabad, Jamshoro and Karachi are participating in the sixth edition of Essa Lab Open National Juniors and Seniors tennis championship. Sindh Tennis Association, the organisers, stated that they received 140 entries from across the country for this PTF grade one tournament that commences

  • 116 players shortlisted for three-day trials in Lahore

    August 5, 2017 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: Around 575 players appeared recently in the trials for junior hockey players which were conducted in various regions of the country. Out of them, 116 have been shortlisted for appearing in three-day trails in Lahore, PHF announced here on Friday. These players have been asked to report at Lahore’s Johor Town stadium for the next round of trials

  • Conte wants more signings

    August 5, 2017 12:00 AM 3

    LONDON: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says he is not satisfied with the depth of his squad, a week ahead of the defence of the Premier League title won in May. “It’s very important to try to improve our squad, we have a small squad,” he told a news conference ahead of Sunday’s Community Shield match against FA Cup holders Arsenal at Wembley. “I think

  • Bolt eyes Olympic final repeat to win world gold

    August 5, 2017 12:00 AM 6

    LONDON: Jamaica’s eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt says he thinks he will need to produce a time similar to the one that earned him gold at the Rio 2016 Games to win Saturday’s 100m final here at the World Athletics Championships. The 30-year-old is competing in his seventh and final World Championships, and recently clocked a season’s-best

  • Washington Open: Simona Halep retires from quarter-final with heat-related illness

    August 4, 2017 8:49 PM 1

    World number two Simona Halep was forced to retire from her Washington Open quarter-final against Ekaterina Makarova with a heat-related illness. After complaining that severe heat left her feeling "a bit dead" on Wednesday, Romanian Halep was trailing 2-6 6-3 1-0 when she withdrew in the third set. In the men's event, Canadian Milos Raonic lost 7-5 6-4 to USA's

  • Boxing: Khan and Joshua in Twitter infidelity row

    August 4, 2017 2:58 PM 4

    British boxers Amir Khan and Anthony Joshua became embroiled in an explosive Twitter spat on Friday after Khan appeared to accuse Joshua of having a relationship with his wife. Khan, who is currently on holiday in Dubai, said he was splitting up with his American wife, Faryal Makhdoom Khan, and suggested she had got together with Joshua. Joshua, the reigning

  • Amir Khan, Faryaal Makhdoom part ways

    August 4, 2017 1:44 PM 3

    British-Pakistan boxer Amir Khan and wife Faryal Makhdoom have decided to split, the sportsman has announced. “So me and the wife Faryal have agreed to split. I’m currently in Dubai. Wish her all the best,” he tweeted on Friday. While Faryal had a bitter feud with the in-laws last year, the reason for the separation is said to be otherwise. “Faryal moved

  • Shahid Afridi flays politics of character assassination

    August 4, 2017 12:59 PM 3

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan cricket star Shahid Afridi spoke out about ongoing politics of character assassination and urged media to refrain from giving coverage to people indulging in mudslinging against each other. “It is incumbent on all of us to protect the sanctity and honor of Pakistan. We have become a laughing stock across the world,” Afridi said in a series

  • Afridi asks media to boycott elements involved in mudslinging

    August 4, 2017 12:53 PM 2

    Pakistan’s former captain Shahid Khan Afridi on Friday urged media to boycott elements involved in mudslinging, amid a political storm stirred by Ayesha Gulalai’s allegations against former cricket hero and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan. In a message posted on Facebook and Twitter he advised the media to “play its actual role”. The cricketer