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  • DFA Quetta cruise into PPL Football semis

    March 14, 2018 12:00 AM 12

    KARACHI: DFA Quetta defeated Quetta City with a 2-0 score-line to confirm their place in the semi-finals of PPL Balochistan Football Cup 2018 at Sadiq Shaheed Football Stadium (Malibagh) in Quetta. Experienced DFA Quetta kept up the pressure on the young Quetta City team from the beginning. Quetta DFA’s Isteglal scored the first goal in the 30th minute

  • New Zealand’s Wright returning to Derbyshire

    March 14, 2018 12:00 AM 11

    LONDON: Former New Zealand and India coach John Wright is to return to Derbyshire to oversee their upcoming campaign in English domestic cricket’s Twenty20 Blast competition, the Midlands county announced on Tuesday. Wright knows Derbyshire well, having played for the club during his career as a New Zealand batsman.Last season saw Wright guide Derbyshire

  • Gwadar knock out Chaman City in first quarter-final

    March 13, 2018 12:00 AM 14

    KARACHI: Gwadar ensured their slot in the semi-finals of PPL Balochistan Football Cup as they defeated strong Chaman City by 1-0 in a thrilling first quarter-final at Sadiq Shaheed Football Stadium (Malibagh) in Quetta on Monday. The decisive goal was scored by Sohaib during the second half after a series of attacks made by them. In the last two matches

  • Casey wins Valspar Championship

    March 13, 2018 12:00 AM 12

    MIAMI, Florida: Tiger Woods came up just short of his 80th US PGA Tour title on Sunday at the Valspar Championship, where it was England’s Paul Casey ending a victory drought with a one-stroke triumph. Woods showed he’s a contender again as he fired a one-under-par 70 to share second on nine-under 275 — one stroke behind Casey who surged to his second

  • Cech happy to end frustrating wait for 200th clean sheet

    March 13, 2018 12:00 AM 12

    LONDON: Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech is delighted to end a frustrating wait for his 200th Premier League clean sheet, the 35-year-old said after Sunday’s 3-0 Premier League victory over Watford. The former Chelsea goalkeeper had to wait for 11 games to reach the landmark and produced an inspired performance that included a second-half penalty save from Watford

  • Junior hockey team camp from March 15

    March 13, 2018 12:00 AM 16

    KARACHI: PHF intends to establish a short training camp of Pakistan junior hockey team which will play a series against Pakistan seniors. It is expected that both teams will play two or three matches. These matches will provide practice to the senior team before their appearance in the Commonwealth Games next month. It will also give valuable experience

  • IHF South and Central Asia Trophy: Pakistan record third straight win

    March 13, 2018 12:00 AM 11

    KARACHI: Pakistan junior handball team romped to their third straight win when they beat minnows Maldives in a one-sided encounter of the International Handball Federation (IHF) South and Central Asia Trophy 2018 at the Agriculture University Faisalabad’s handball court on Monday. Pakistan juniors, who claimed bronze in the 2016 edition of the trophy

  • Imad ‘fine’ after suffering injury scare

    March 13, 2018 12:00 AM 12

    DUBAI: Karachi Kings’ captain Imad Wasim is expected to be fine after suffering a nasty fall during their HBL Pakistan Super League match against Lahore Qalandars here at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday night. With the game in a crucial stage, Imad backpedalled to pluck a fine catch to dismiss Sohail Khan off Mohammad Amir but bumped his head and neck into the turf in the process

  • Spirit key to Southampton’s top-flight survival: Pellegrino

    March 12, 2018 12:00 AM 13

    SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom: Spirit and aggression are vital for Southampton’s hopes of turning their fortunes around and avoiding relegation from the Premier League this season, manager Mauricio Pellegrino said. Southampton, who secured an eighth-placed league finish last season, have won just five of their 30 matches this campaign to sit a point and a place

  • Woods one back as Conners keeps Valspar lead

    March 12, 2018 12:00 AM 12

    MIAMI, Florida: Tiger Woods had the crowd roaring, but rookie Corey Conners held his nerve to stay one stroke ahead of the former world number one after three rounds of the Valspar Championship. Woods, playing his fourth US PGA Tour event since returning in January from spinal fusion surgery last April, fired a four-under par 67 that left him tied for second