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Five-time champion Federer knocked out of US Open by Aussie Millman

NEW YORK: Roger Federer made a shock exit from the US Open on Monday after the five-time champion was beaten 3-6 7-5 7-6(7) 7-6(3) by unseeded Australian John Millman in the round of 16. Millman, ranked 55th in the world, was dominated by Federer in the first set but turned the tables on the Swiss […]

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Sania Mirza subjected to eve-teasing by Sabbir Rahman; Shoaib Malik launches a complaint

LAHORE;_Just a few hours after getting excluded from the Bangladesh side for the Asia Cup, Sabbir Rahman was at the receiving end of some other controversy. Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik launched a complaint against the Bangladeshi cricketer, who allegedly teased his wife and popular Tennis star Sania Mirza four years ago. Winner of multiple Grandslams, Sania […]

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Despite recent successes, Asia Cup will be a unique challenge for Pakistan

LAHORE:-After a hard-earned break of around two months, Pakistan will begin a continuum of high-value clashes with the Asia Cup in mid-September. Pakistan’s last challenge was the tour to Zimbabwe, where the team not only whitewashed the hosts in a five-match ODI series, they also won the T20I tri-series that also featured Australia. Prior to […]

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PCB announces schedule for Australia, NZ series

Lahore:_The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced the schedule of home series against Australia and New Zealand– the matches will be played at the neutral venue in UAE. Pakistan will lock horns with Australia in two Tests and three T-20 matches series. The first Test of two Test-matches series is scheduled from 7-11 October […]

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Asian Games 2018: P.V. Sindhu nets the silver

JAKARTA, Olympic medallist P.V. Sindhu yet again finished second-best in a major final but grabbed a historic individual silver medal at the Asian Games after losing the women’s singles title clash to world number one Tai Tzu-Ying in Jakarta on Tuesday. No Indian had ever reached the final of a singles event at the Asian […]

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Sindhu reaches historic final, Saina takes bronze

jakarta;-P. V. Sindhu dismantled Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi to become the first Indian to reach an Asian Games final, while World number 10 and Olympic medallist Saina played with good intensity but lost 17-21, 14-21 to a superior Tai Tzu Ying. P.V. Sindhu defeated World No. 2 Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in the women’s singles semifinal. – […]

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Najam Sethi resigns as cricket chief, PM names Ehsan Mani for office

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Monday resigned from office and was promptly replaced with former International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman Ehsan Mani by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Mani previously represented PCB at the ICC, cricket’s governing body, as treasurer for three years and later headed the organisation for another three years. Sethi, […]

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Asian Games 2018: Vinesh Phogat first Indian woman wrestler to win gold

Jakarta: Vinesh Phogat on Monday created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games, brushing aside her rivals with remarkable ease in the 50kg category here. Vinesh was a medal-favourite in her category and was likely to face stiff competition from Japan’s Yuki Irie, whom she […]

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Ronalo, Modric, Saleh shortlisted for UEFA player of the year award

London:_Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah have been shortlisted for the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Player of the Year award for the session 2017/18. Ronaldo, who won the award last two years, and Modric both played for Real Madrid as they won the UEFA Champion’s League for the third consecutive year. Modric also […]

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India cricket legend Ajit Wadekar passes away

Mumbai:-Former India cricket captain Ajit Wadekar passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 77. Wadekar, who played 37 Tests, led India to historic triumphs in the West Indies and England in the 1970s. Under him, India won five matches in the West Indies in the early 1970s before beating England […]

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