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Tennis: Serena Williams reaches WTA Finals semis

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th October 2014

Tennis: Serena Williams reaches WTA Finals semis SINGAPORE: World number one Serena Williams reached the WTA Finals semis on Friday when Simona Halep  won the second set of her match against Ana Ivanovic. Halep earned a reprieve for Williams, whom she stunned 6-0, 6-2 on Wednesday, and guaranteed top spot in the Red Group round robin when she took the second set...


Formula One: Hamilton scorches to Russian GP victory

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th October 2014

Formula One: Hamilton scorches to Russian GP victory SOCHI, Russia:  Briton Lewis Hamilton won the inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Sunday, with his Mercedes team claiming the constructors’ championship with three races of the season to go. Hamilton, 29, started from pole and dominated the field to speed to a 31st GP victory, consolidating his lead atop the drivers’ standings from Mercedes teammate...


Tennis: Federer outguns Djokovic in Shanghai

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th October 2014

Tennis: Federer outguns Djokovic in Shanghai SHANGHAI: A feisty Roger Federer overcame Novak Djokovic in a gripping Shanghai Masters semi-final Saturday, ending the Serb’s incredible winning streak in China and his hopes of clinching a third successive title. A brilliant attacking display from the 17-times Grand Slam winner, who served with aggression and spent much of his time at the net,...


Pakistan hockey team to return home in three batches

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd October 2014

Pakistan hockey team to return home in three batches INCHEON: Asian Games silver medalist Pakistan hockey team will be flying back home en-route Hong Kong and Bangkok on Saturday morning by Thai Airways after taking part in the continental sporting extravaganza. Wgile chief coach Shahnaz Shaikh, Umar Bhutta, Shakeel Abbasi, and Rashid Mahmood will be flying to Islamabad, majority of the players including captain...


CAS International Squash from October 16

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd October 2014

CAS International Squash from October 16 PESHAWAR: Pakistan Squash Federation would be organizing Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad with a prize purse of US$ 25,000/-. The pre-qualifying round would be held on October 16, 2014 followed by the qualifying round on October 18,19, 2014 and the main round from October 20,23, 2014. In order...


Pakistan went down fighting 25-14 against Iran in Asian Games Kabbadi semis

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd October 2014

Pakistan went down fighting 25-14 against Iran in Asian Games Kabbadi semis INCHEON, South Korea: Like 2010 in Guangzhou, Pakistan ended with a bronze medal in 17th Asian Games Kabbadi event after going down fighting against Iran by 25-14 margin in the semifinal at Songodo Gymnasium court on Thursday. Pakistan players offered formidable Iranian team a great fight by playing a 9-9 draw in the first half....


Pakistan Rugby suffers third major defeat in Asian Games

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st October 2014

Pakistan Rugby suffers third major defeat in Asian Games INCHEON: Pakistan Rugby team Wednesday suffered third defeat against Malaysia in classification match of XVII Asian Games for 9-12th place at Namdong Asiad Rugby Field. Pakistan team, hammered 72-0 by Hong Kong in their opening match,was trounced 59-0 in their second league match by the Philippines and thrashed 59-0 by the Malaysians to make of...


Naseer leads Pakistan to 11th spot in Asian Games Volleyball

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st October 2014

Naseer leads Pakistan to 11th spot in Asian Games Volleyball INCHEON: Spectacular Naseer Ahmed scored 20 points to spearhead Pakistan to 11th position when they defeated Saudi Arabia 3-0 in Asian Games Volleyball classification match of the 17th Asian Games at Ansan Sangroksu Gymnasium on Wednesday. This was Pakistan’s second win in the event after they defeated Myanmar with Naseer’s brilliant smashing and deft shots...


Pakistan beat 7-6 in shootout to reach Asian Games Hockey final

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th September 2014

Pakistan beat 7-6 in shootout to reach Asian Games Hockey final INCHEON:  Pakistan defeated Malaysia 7-6 on penalty shootout to enter the final of XVII Asian Games Hockey Tournament at Seonhak Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. The match ended in a goalless draw in the stipulated 60-minutes four quarters. Pakistan goal-keeper Imran Butt saved three goals in the shootout session. Rashid Mahmood scored the match winning goal...


Usman, Khurram finishes low in Asian Games Skeet shooting

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th September 2014

Usman, Khurram finishes low in Asian Games Skeet shooting INCHEON, South Korea: Pakistan’s triple Olympian Khurram Inam and his junior partner Usman Chand were unable to show any magic in individual qualification rounds of skeet shooting event of XVII Asian Games here at the Gyeonggldo International Shooting Range on Monday. Veteran skeet shooter, Khurram who had represented Pakistan in 2000 Sydney, 2004 Athens and...


Imran’s Pakistan team upbeat for big games in Asian Games hockey

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th September 2014

Imran’s Pakistan team upbeat for big games in Asian Games hockey INCHEON, South Korea: Pakistan hockey team is upbeat in their hunt to successfully defend their gold, Captain Muhammad Imran said ahead their Tuesday’s semifinals in Asian Games. ” We all are aware of the importance of our next two big matches and are well equipped to handle the pressure,” he told APP Correspondent Ehsan Qureshi...


Pakistan beat Thailand 51-30 in Asian Games Kabbadi opener

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th September 2014

Pakistan beat Thailand 51-30 in Asian Games Kabbadi opener INCHEON:  Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games bronze medalist Pakistan made a promising start in the Kabbadi event of 17th Asian Games when they defeated Thailand 51-30 in their opening league match at Songdo Global University Gymnasium on Sunday. Pakistan dominated the first session as the never allowed their Thai players to settle down. Better equipped Pakistani...


Ghulam Mustufa finishes 10th in Centre-Fire Pistol of Asian Games

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

Ghulam Mustufa finishes 10th in Centre-Fire Pistol of Asian Games INCHEON, South Korea: Pakistan’s emerging marksman Ghulam Mustufa Bashir finished 10th in the Center-fire Pistol of Asian Games at Ongnyeon International Shooting Range on Friday. Bashir, the reigning national champion and record holder back home, was Pakistan’s medal prospect accumulated the total of 580/600. Mustafa fired the rounds of 96, 95, 95 in precision and...


Asian Games: Qatar forfeit second game over hijab ban

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th September 2014

Asian Games: Qatar forfeit second game over hijab ban INCHEON, South Korea- Qatar’s women’s basketball team on Thursday forfeited a second Asian Games match because players are not allowed to wear a hijab headscarf, officials said. “We are not going to the stadium today and for the other matches as we will not be allowed to play because of the international basketball federation,” a...


Pakistan beat South Korea to notch-up 2nd win in Asian Games squash

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th September 2014

Pakistan beat South Korea to notch-up 2nd win in Asian Games squash INCHEON: Reigning team champion Pakistan notched-up their second win in squash competition of 17th Asian Games when they beat South Korean 3-0 in their second round match at Yeorumul Squash courts here on Wednesday. Though Pakistan won the match but two host Korean players put up a gritty fighting show, snatched a game before going...


Nadir, Ali makes winning start in Asian Games Boxing

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th September 2014

Nadir, Ali makes winning start in Asian Games Boxing INCHEON, South Korea: Pakistan fist-fighters Nadir Baloch and Ahmed Ali made a winning start for Pakistan in XVII Asian Games Boxing event here at an imposing Seonhak Indoor Gymnasium Stadium here on Wednesday. Nadir Baloch though won his bout against Phub Sigyel of Bhutan. However he was given testing time by his opponent before chalking...


CW Silver medalist Shah Hussain bows out in Asian Games Judo quarters

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd September 2014

CW Silver medalist Shah Hussain bows out in Asian Games Judo quarters INCHEON, South Korea: Pakistan chances of winning a medal in Judo event of XVII Asian Games suffered a blow when Commonwealth Games Silver medalist Shah Hussain Shah bowed out in the 100 kilogram quarterfinals at Dowon Gymnasium on Monday when he went down to Maxim Rakov of Kazakhstan. 21-year-old London-born Shah Hussain, wearing a blue,...


Imran, Rizwan Sr. Bhutta bang hat-tricks as Pakistan blast SL 14-0 in Asian Games Hockey

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th September 2014

Imran, Rizwan Sr. Bhutta bang hat-tricks as Pakistan blast SL 14-0 in Asian Games Hockey INCHEON: Full-back Muhammad Imran and forwards Muhammad Rizwan Senior and Muhammad Umar Bhutta slammed hat-tricks as Pakistan got off to an emphatic start in the XVII Asian Games Hockey Tournament when they thrashed Sri Lanka 14-0 here on Saturday. Defending Champion Pakistan, which needs to retain their Guangzhou Asian 2010 title to qualify for the...


Imran leads green Pakistan contingent at dazzling Asian Games opening From Ehsan Qureshi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th September 2014

Imran leads green Pakistan contingent at dazzling Asian Games opening From Ehsan Qureshi INCHEON, South Korea: Olympian Hockey Captain Muhammad Imran led the Pakistan Contingent at the XVII Asian Games which opened with a glittering, colorful and dazzling opening ceremony at Incheon Main Stadium here on Friday evening. Smartly attired in national dress Shalwar Kameez and green waist-coat Pakistan athletes were cheered and greeted as they entered the...


France v Switzerland in Davis Cup final

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th September 2014

France v Switzerland in Davis Cup final GENEVA: France will host Switzerland in theDavis Cup final in November after Roger Federer gave the Swiss the winning point against Italy in Geneva on Sunday. Federer reached the first Davis Cup final of his career with a comfortable 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) win over Fabio Fognini in the first of the semi-final’s reverse singles....


Motorcycling: Miller retains lead as Rins wins Moto3 race

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th September 2014

Motorcycling: Miller retains lead as Rins wins Moto3 race MISANO ADRIATICO:  Australian rider Jack Miller retained his lead of the Moto3 world championship despite finishing third behind Spaniards Alex Rins and Alex Marquez at the San Marino Grand Prix on Sunday. The 19-year-old KTM rider holds a nine-point lead over MotoGP runaway leader Marc Marquez’s younger brother Alex, with Rins a further 11 points...


Federer puts Swiss ahead in Davis Cup semi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th September 2014

Federer puts Swiss ahead in Davis Cup semi GENEVA:Roger Federer overcame some tough early resistance from Simone Bolelli to put Switzerland   1-0 ahead in their Davis Cup semi-final against Italy in Geneva on Friday. The world number three, bidding to complete his collection of honours by steering the Alpine nation to a first Davis Cup triumph, delighted a capacity crowd in the Palexpo...


Tennis: Tsonga puts France 2-0 up over Czechs

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th September 2014

Tennis: Tsonga puts France 2-0 up over Czechs PARIS: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Lukas Rosol 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 to give France a 2-0 lead over defending champions the Czech Republic in the Davis Cup semi-finals in Paris on Friday. Earlier, Richard Gasquet defeated Czech number one Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 in the opening rubber. Tsonga won five games in a row from 2-2...


Aneel shocks Bilal in NBP Cup Snooker

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th September 2014

Aneel shocks Bilal in NBP Cup Snooker KARACHI: Unfancied Aneel Emanule of Sindh pulled off a shock when he defeated fifth seed Muhammad Bilal of Punjab 4-3 on the opening day of 6th NBP Cup National Ranking Snooker Championship at NBP Billiards Halls on Wednesday. Aneel recovered after being 0-2 down to overpower Bilal with brilliant cue control and tactical game in...


Asjad to defend title in NBP Cup Ranking Snooker

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th September 2014

Asjad to defend title in NBP Cup Ranking Snooker KARACHI: Defending Champion Asjad Iqbal of Punjab will take on Fawad Khan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the opening match of 6th NBP Cup National Ranking Snooker Championship which break-off here at the NBP Sports Complex Billiards Hall from Wednesday. Country’s top 38 cuemen divided in eight groups are taking part in the 9-day event carrying...


Formula One: Hamilton eats into Rosberg’s lead after virtuoso Italy drive

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th September 2014

Formula One: Hamilton eats into Rosberg’s lead after virtuoso Italy drive MONZA: Lewis Hamilton turned a poor start into a dramatic victory ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix, cutting the German’s lead in their bitter battle for the drivers’ championship from 29 points to 22 with six races remaining. Hamilton dropped to fourth on the opening lap, but recovered with...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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