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  • Pakistan reach Street Child Football World Cup final

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    KARACHI: Pakistan on Monday created history when they put up their best-ever performance to qualify for the final of the Street Child Football World Cup, beating Indonesia in the semi-finals on penalty shootout in Moscow on Monday. Pakistan’s children kept their nerves and toppled Indonesia 5-4 on penalties to set final date with Uzbekistan. On Sunday

  • Handball Licence-C course ends

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    KARACHI: The Olympic Solidarity Technical Course for Coaches in Handball Licence-C concluded in Faisalabad on Monday. According to Pakistan Handball Federation (PHF), there were 38 coaches from Army, WAPDA, Railways, Police, Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Navy, Balochistan, Punjab, KP, Islamabad and Pakistan Women Handball

  • Australian breaks world record with Everest summit

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    KATHMANDU: An Australian climber reached the top of Mount Everest Monday, becoming the fastest person to summit the highest mountain on each of the world’s seven continents. Steve Plain conquered Everest 117 days after he reached the peak of Mount Vinson — the highest mountain in Antarctica — breaking the previous seven-summit speed record by nine days. “Steve

  • KG Ramazan Festival T20 formally inaugurated

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    KARACHI: The 33rd Karachi Gymkhana Ramazan Festival Twenty20 for the Omar Associates Trophy was inaugurated formally by Nadeem Omar, president-elect of Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA), and Akbar Iqbal Puri, president of Karachi Gymkhana, here on Monday. Earlier, the details of the four-week event were unveiled at a media briefing by Akhtar Munir

  • Struggling Froome clinging to Giro hope

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    ROME: British cycling star Chris Froome insisted on Monday he still believes he can win the Giro d’Italia despite trailing race leader Simon Yates by over two and a half minutes. The four-time Tour de France winner lost time in the mountains of the southern Abruzzo region on Sunday, and is 11th overall after nine stages.Crashes before the first stage

  • World Cup hero Mansoor buried

    May 14, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s hero of World Cup 1994 Olympian Mansoor Ahmed, who had passed away on Saturday after a protracted heart ailment, was buried in a Defence graveyard on Sunday. A large member of his friends and hockey players and officials attended his funeral prayers held at Sultan Mosque in DHA. PHF secretary Shahbaz Ahmed came from Islamabad to attend

  • Gruelling summer awaits Sevilla

    May 14, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    SEVILLE, Spain: Sevilla’s 2-2 draw at rivals Real Betis on Saturday ensured they will compete for European football for a sixth consecutive season but it means they will face an unforgiving schedule at the start of next campaign. Joaquin Caparros’s side clinched seventh spot in the Liga standings which puts them in the play-offs for next season’s Europa

  • Ghazanfar-Hassan make waves in national shooting

    May 14, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    KARACHI: The father-and-son duo of Commodore Ghazanfar Abbas and S/Lt Hassan Abbas have been making waves for Pakistan Navy on the national shooting circuit in recent times. The seasoned Ghazanfar, who is an established shooter at the national level, and the fast-emerging Hassan recently made their presence felt in the second LGSG Shooting Championship

  • Mancini eyes Italy job as Zenit confirm exit

    May 14, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia: Roberto Mancini quit as Zenit Saint Petersburg coach on Sunday, saying he now felt free to open talks with Italy over the vacant national team job. Mancini was said to have reached agreement to become the next Italy coach last Tuesday, Gazzetta dello Sport reported, but he denied that on Sunday.Earlier in the day the club confirmed

  • Kvitova prevails to claim record third Madrid title

    May 14, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    MADRID: Petra Kvitova outlasted the unseeded Kiki Bertens to win a thrilling Madrid Open final on Saturday 7-6(8-6) 4-6 6-3 and become the first player to lift the trophy for a third time. Czech Kvitova, ranked 10th in the world, struck the first blow in a tense match which lasted two hours 52 minutes by edging the tie-break at the end of a gruelling