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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...


Motor racing-Mercedes drivers reminded to keep it clean

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th September 2014

Motor racing-Mercedes drivers reminded to keep it clean MONZA: Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg need no reminder to race cleanly without colliding after their recent clash in Belgium but they will get one anyway before Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix. The title rivals, separated by 29 points in a championship led by Rosberg with seven races remaining, again swept the front...


Tennis: Mirza and Soares win US Open mixed doubles title

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Tennis: Mirza and Soares win US Open mixed doubles title NEW YORK: India’s Sania Mirza captured her third Grand Slam mixed doubles title on Friday, winning the US Open crown with Brazilian partner Bruno Soares. Mirza and Soares defeated American Abigail Spears and Mexico’s Santiago Gonazalez 6-1, 2-6, 11-9. Soares claimed a second US Open mixed doubles title to go with his 2012 victory with...


AHF VP election would help in resuming international hockey: Rana

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th September 2014

AHF VP election would help in resuming international hockey: Rana KARACHI:New elected Vice President of Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Rana Mujahid believed that his election will be helpful in inviting foreign teams to Pakistan. “I will have more liaison with other federations and their officials and that would benefit Pakistan,” he told APP on his return from Kualalumpur on Friday. He said he would be...


Tennis: Young remain restless after US Open blowout

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd September 2014

Tennis: Young remain restless after US Open blowout NEW YORK: Another Grand Slam, another blowout for Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, the sport’s young pups who should be snapping at the heels of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. There’s a familiar look to the US Open, the season’s final major. With the exception of the absent Nadal, world number one Djokovic,...


SOA School Games

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd September 2014

SOA School Games LAHORE:Sindh Olympic Association (SOA) is organizing the SOA School Games from October 13 to 16. The four-day event is being held in collaboration with  Karachi Olympic Association and Provincial Sports Associations. Boys will be competing in 13 sports events and girls will be displaying their talent in 9 sports events, said a spokesman of SOA...


Rosberg apologizes, disciplined for Hamilton crash

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th August 2014

Rosberg apologizes, disciplined for Hamilton crash LONDON: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has apologized for colliding with team mate Lewis Hamilton during Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix and has been disciplined, his Mercedes team said on Friday. German Rosberg hit Hamilton on the second lap at Spa and the Briton later retired from the race with a damaged floor after picking...


Hamza shock top seed Nofil to reach tennis semis

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th August 2014

Hamza shock top seed Nofil to reach tennis semis KARACHI:  Hamza Malik pulled off a shock when defeated top seed and junior international Nofil Kaleem 2-0 to storm into the Under-18 semifinals of second Indus Pharma Seniors and Junior Ranking Tennis Championship after easy victories at Karachi Club hard courts here on Friday. Nofil, who had represented Pakistan in several International Tennis Federation (ITF)...


Badminton: Dane Jorgensen marches on at worlds

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th August 2014

Badminton: Dane Jorgensen marches on at worlds COPENHAGEN: Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen continued his quest to end China’s dominance at the badminton world championships as he breezed into the last 16 of the men’s singles in Copenhagen on Wednesday. Third seed Jorgensen, his confidence boosted by June’s Indonesian Open title, eased his way past Finland’s Eetu Heino 21-9, 21-17 in just under...


Tennis: Five-time champions Federer, Serena take centre stage

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th August 2014

Tennis: Five-time champions Federer, Serena take centre stage NEW YORK: Five-time US Open champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams take center stage under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights on Tuesday, starting their bids to capture an 18th career major apiece. Federer, seemingly down and out in New York 12 months ago after suffering his earliest loss at the tournament for a decade, begins...


Golf: Woods splits with coach Foley

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th August 2014

Golf: Woods splits with coach Foley WASHINGTON: Tiger Woods has split with Coach Sean Foley, the 14-time major champion said on his website on Monday. “I’d like to thank Sean for his help as my coach and for his friendship,” Woods said in announcing the move.”Presently, I do not have a coach, and there is no timetable for hiring one,” added...


Ahsan-IV completes double in Bridge

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th August 2014

Ahsan-IV completes double in Bridge KARACHI:Team Ahsan-IV completed a double by winning weekend Karachi Bridge Association (KBA) Team Bridge Tournament with a cumulative score of 68.43 Victory Points (VPs) at here at the Aslam Bridge Hall, said KBA press released issued on Monday. Team Ahsan-IV, having Anwer Kizilbash, Ziaullah Baig, Abdul Muqeet, Tanvir Mazahir won all their four matches to...


Swimming: Great Britain top medals table in Berlin

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th August 2014

Swimming: Great Britain top medals table in Berlin BERLIN: The European Championships came to an end with three gold medals on the final day confirming Great Britain’s place at the head of the medal table in Berlin. Fran Halsall opened the session with 50m freestyle gold, Jazmin Carlin added the 400m freestyle title to her 800m gold before Ben Proud anchored the British...


Formula One: Rosberg takes Belgian GP pole ahead of Hamilton

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd August 2014

Formula One: Rosberg takes Belgian GP pole ahead of Hamilton SPA, Belgium: World championship leader Nico Rosberg secured his fourth pole position in succession on Saturday when he topped the times ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a tense and wet qualifying session for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. The 29-year-old German clocked a best lap of two minutes and 5.698 Seconds to outpace...


Pakistan “A”, India, Iran, Thailand in Asian Team Snooker semis

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd August 2014

Pakistan “A”, India, Iran, Thailand in Asian Team Snooker semis KARACHI: Country’s last hope Pakistan “A”, holder India, favorites Iran and Thailand advanced in the Jubilee Insurance second Asian Team Snooker Championship after winning their semi-finals on Friday evening. In the first semi-final Pakistan “A” comprising of former IBSF World Amateur Champion Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Sajjad will clash Thailand at 10.00 am. At the...


Pakistan hockey team camp for Asian Games on Aug 31

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd August 2014

Pakistan hockey team camp for Asian Games on Aug 31 PESHAWAR: The training camp of national hockey team preparing for participation in the Incheon Asian Games was in progress at Johor Town Hockey Stadium Lahore is called off and now it will recommence on August 31 at Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium Islamabad, says a PHF release issued here on Friday. The players and officials are...


Sadam, Rais, Salman, Naseem moved to main qualifiers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd August 2014

Sadam, Rais, Salman, Naseem moved to main qualifiers PESHAWAR: Sadam-ul-Haq, Rais Khan, Salman Zeb and Naseem Khan moved to the main qualifiers of the ongoing Hashim Khan Memorial Pakistan International Circuit-II being played here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Friday. The names of the all the four qualifiers from the pre-qualifying round, were sent to Professional Squash Association so that they...


Squash:Pakistan mourns legend Hashim Khan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th August 2014

Squash:Pakistan mourns legend Hashim Khan KARACHI:Pakistan Tuesday mourned its first-ever world champion in any sport, squash star Hashim Khan who died in the United States, as former players paid tribute to an all-time great. Khan, who won the sport’s premier title the British Open seven times between 1951 and 1958, was aged 100 at the time of his death in...


News Gallery: Squash legend Hashim Khan passes away

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th August 2014

News Gallery: Squash legend Hashim Khan passes away Pakistan’s legendary Squash player, Hashim Khan passed away today on Tuesday at the age of 100, due to congestive heart failure after suffering from a long lasting illness in the United States. Hashim Khan was suffering from a long lasting illness and was under strict treatment since last six months. Hashim Khan was a legendary...


Tennis: National Seniors, Juniors Tennis Championship begins August 25

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th August 2014

Tennis: National Seniors, Juniors Tennis Championship begins August 25 Karachi: Sindh Tennis Association (STA) is organizing the second edition of Indus Pharma National Seniors and Juniors Tennis Championship here at Karachi Club from August 25-31. The national ranking events to be competed in the tournament are U18 singles and doubles, girls U18 singles, boys U16 singles, boys U14 singles, boys U12 singles, 50-plus doubles...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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