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Football: Celtic braced for Dundee United backlash

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th December 2014

Football: Celtic braced for Dundee United backlash by Alistair WATSON GLASGOW:- Celtic take on Dundee United at Tannadice on Sunday and captain Scott Brown expects a tougher test than the last time the two teams met back in August. Brown was a spectator for the match at Parkhead due to injury but marvelled at the way his team-mates tore United to shreds...


NHL: Howe shows steady progress following stem cell treatment

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th December 2014

NHL: Howe shows steady progress following stem cell treatment LOS ANGELES: – Detroit Red Wings legend Gordie Howe has made an “astonishing” recovery after receiving stem cell treatment earlier this month from a Mexico-based medical firm, the Howe family said on Friday. The 86-year-old Hall of Famer, who suffers from severe dementia, has gone from being bedridden in a semi-comatose state to walking on...


RugbyU: Force sign Japanese international Yamada

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th December 2014

RugbyU: Force sign Japanese international Yamada SYDNEY:- Dynamic Japanese international Akihito Yamada has signed for Australian Super 15 team Western Force, the club said on Thursday. The try-scoring winger has been recruited for the 2015 season on a one-year contract. He currently plays for the Panasonic Wild Knights, who lead Japan’s Top League. “I’m really excited to have this great opportunity...


NBA: Another win for Raptors, the beasts of the East

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th December 2014

NBA: Another win for Raptors, the beasts of the East TORONTO: – Kyle Lowry scored 20 points and handed out 12 assists Wednesday to lead Toronto to a 105-89 NBA victory over Brooklyn that made the Raptors the first Eastern Conference team to 20 wins this season. Patrick Patterson and Lou Williams contributed eight points apiece in the fourth quarter and Lowry scored six as...


Germany beat Pakistan to take Champions Trophy

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th December 2014

Germany beat Pakistan to take Champions Trophy BHUBANESWAR: Olympic field hockey gold-medallists Germany added the Champions Trophy on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over spirited Pakistan in the final in Bhubaneswar. Chris Wesley opened the scoring in the 18th minute following a penalty corner before Florian Fuchs banged in the second goal three minutes before the final whistle. Some 7,000 Indian fans...


Pakistan Mountain Festival 2014 concludes

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th December 2014

Pakistan Mountain Festival 2014 concludes ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Mountain Festival 2014 organized by Sports, Culture and Tourism Directorate of Capital Development Authority (CDA), concluded here on Sunday. The festival organized in collaboration with Lok Virsa Islamabad and Devcom Pakistan, started on December 7. A large number of residents of twin cities especially the youth participated in the festival. The week-long festival...


Pakistan beat India, meet Germany in final

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th December 2014

Pakistan beat India, meet Germany in final Pakistan edged out hosts India 4-3 in a thrilling semi-final on Saturday to set up a Champions Trophy field hockey title clash against Olympic gold medallists Germany in Bhubaneswar. Arsalan Qadir was Pakistan’s hero, scoring his team’s first goal and also netting the winner 90 seconds from the end to silence a 7,000-strong Indian crowd...


Field hockey: Pakistan beat India, meet Germany in final

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th December 2014

Field hockey: Pakistan beat India, meet Germany in final BHUBANESWAR: Pakistan edged out hosts India 4-3 in a thrilling semi-final on Saturday to set up a Champions Trophy field hockey title clash against Olympic gold medalists Germany in Bhubaneswar. Arslan Qadir was Pakistan’s hero, scoring his team’s first goal and also netting the winner 90 seconds from the end to silence a 7,000-strong Indian...


Hanyu fights back to lead GP final

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th December 2014

Hanyu fights back to lead GP final BARCELONA, Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu put his doubts behind him after suffering head injuries early in the season to lead after the short programme at the ISU Grand Prix figure skating final on Friday. Hanyu, scraped into the final after finishing fourth at the NHK Trophy, having ignored pleas not to compete following...


RugbyU: Cooper signs new deal with Australian rugby

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th December 2014

RugbyU: Cooper signs new deal with Australian rugby SYDNEY: – Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper Friday recommitted to Australian rugby for another year in a deal that will take him through until the end of 2015. The playmaker, who was fined a record Aus$60,000 (US$49,000) in 2012 for describing the Wallabies regime under then-coach Robbie Deans as “toxic”, said he was keen to add...


Judge to rule on Oscar Pistorius appeal

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th December 2014

Judge to rule on Oscar Pistorius appeal by Stephanie Findlay PRETORIA:- A South African judge will rule Tuesday on whether to grant a state appeal that would open the way for Oscar Pistorius to serve more time behind bars for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Prosecution lawyers applied for an appeal after Judge Thokozile Masipa in October sentenced the Paralympic gold...


Alpine skiing: FIS cancels Val d’Isere ski races

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th December 2014

Alpine skiing: FIS cancels Val d’Isere ski races LAKE LOUISE, Canada:- Alpine World Cup races scheduled for next week in Val d’Isere have been cancelled because of warm temperatures and a lack of snow, the International Ski Federation (FIS) announced Thursday. FIS said it is looking at other possible venues, such as Are, Sweden, for the races due to have taken place in...


RugbyL: Test back Boyd suffers season-ending injury

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th December 2014

RugbyL: Test back Boyd suffers season-ending injury SYDNEY:- Test back Darius Boyd suffered a suspected torn Achilles tendon at training and is likely to miss much of the next National Rugby League season, his Brisbane Broncos club said on Friday. The club said Boyd will undergo surgery on Tuesday and is expected to be sidelined for up to nine months. It is...


NBA: Sixers nab first win of season

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th December 2014

NBA: Sixers nab first win of season MINNEAPOLIS:- The Philadelphia 76ers avoided matching an ignominious NBA record on Wednesday, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 85-77 for their first win of the season after an 0-17 start. With the long-awaited victory, the Sixers avoided equalling the worst start to a season in league history, the 0-18 season-opening run of the 2009-10 Nets. “It’s a...


Swimming: Belmonte breaks 200m butterfly shortcourse record

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd December 2014

Swimming: Belmonte breaks 200m butterfly shortcourse record DOHA:  Mireia Belmonte set a new 200m women’s butterfly short course world record at the world championships in Doha on Wednesday. The Spaniard posted a time of 1min 59.61sec to claim the world title, taking 1.17secs off the previous best set by China’s Liu Zige in the era of performance-enhancing suits in 2009. All eyes...


Swimming: Australia bars China’s Sun after doping ban

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd December 2014

Swimming: Australia bars China’s Sun after doping ban SYDNEY:- Chinese swimming sensation Sun Yang has been barred from training in Australia and his coach plans to sever ties with the Olympic champion after he was banned for doping, it was reported Wednesday. The double Olympic champion and 1,500 metres world record-holder served a three-month penalty after testing positive for the banned stimulant trimetazidine...


NBA: Cavaliers edge Bucks, stretch win streak to four

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd December 2014

NBA: Cavaliers edge Bucks, stretch win streak to four CLEVELAND:- Kyrie Irving scored 28 points and Kevin Love added 27 to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to their fourth consecutive NBA victory, a 111-108 triumph Tuesday over Milwaukee. Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James joined his “Big Three” partners with 26 points and a game-high 10 assists while Love grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds...


CFL: Stampeders hold off Hamilton to win Grey Cup

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st December 2014

CFL: Stampeders hold off Hamilton to win Grey Cup VANCOUVER:- The Calgary Stampeders won their seventh Grey Cup championship Sunday by surviving a furious second-half Hamilton Tiger-Cats rally for a nail-biting 20-16 victory. The Stampeders talked all week about fulfilling their Canadian Football League destiny and they backed it up in front of a crowd of 52,056 at B.C. Place stadium in Vancouver by...


RugbyU: Australia’s Pocock charged over mine protest

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st December 2014

RugbyU: Australia’s Pocock charged over mine protest SYDNEY:- Former Wallaby captain David Pocock was issued with a formal warning by the Australian Rugby Union on Monday after he was arrested and charged over a protest at a coal mine. Pocock, 26, locked himself onto a digger at the Maules Creek mine in New South Wales on Sunday along with a small group...


NFL: Red-hot Rodgers outshines Brady in QB showdown

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st December 2014

NFL: Red-hot Rodgers outshines Brady in QB showdown GREEN BAY:- Quarterback Aaron Rodgers delivered a precision passing game as the Green Bay Packers remained perfect at home with a 26-21 victory over Tom Brady’s New England Patriots on Sunday. Rodgers was 24-of-38 for 368 yards, threw two touchdown passes and kept two NFL record streaks alive in front of a rowdy crowd of...


Sajjad went down gallantly to Bingtao in IBSF World Cup thrilling finale

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th November 2014

Sajjad went down gallantly to Bingtao in IBSF World Cup thrilling finale KARACHI: Pakistan’s Muhammad Sajjad took Yan Bingtao of China to full distance before going down fighting 8-7 in the final of of World Snooker Championship in Bangalore (India) on Saturday. After grueling 14-frame title match was locked 7-all. However Bingtao produced a decesive 60 points break  to cruise to victory  after just under five-hour see-saw...


NBA: Butler powers Bulls past Celtics

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th November 2014

NBA: Butler powers Bulls past Celtics BOSTON:- Jimmy Butler drained four clutch free throws down the stretch for the Chicago Bulls, who improved to 3-3 on their recent road trip with a 109-102 win over Boston Friday. Butler finished with 22 points and Derrick Rose had 21 for Chicago, who began the final quarter on an 11-2 run to grab a...


Tennis: Murray defends coach Mauresmo

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th November 2014

Tennis: Murray defends coach Mauresmo MANILA- Andy Murray has defended coach Amelie Mauresmo after former British number one Tim Henman said the Scot had not been “playing the right way” recently, questioning the partnership. Henman claimed earlier this month that double Grand Slam winner Murray, who has slipped to sixth in the world rankings, was letting his opponents dictate matches...


NBA: Thunder star Westbrook makes emphatic return

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th November 2014

NBA: Thunder star Westbrook makes emphatic return OKLAHOMA CITY:- Russell Westbrook, in his first game back since breaking his hand, scored 32 points in just 24 minutes as the Oklahoma City Thunder hammered the New York Knicks 105-78 on Friday. The all-star point guard shot 12-of-17 from the field and delivered eight assists and seven rebounds in his first National Basketball Association...


Sajjad, Hamza sailed in IBSF World Snooker knockout rounds

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th November 2014

Sajjad, Hamza sailed in IBSF World Snooker knockout rounds KARACHI: Pakistan duo of Muhammad Sajjad and Hamza Akbar all advanced in the knockout rounds of IBSF World Snooker Championship after winning their league matches Monday night. Former Asian championship runners-up Sajjad overwhelmed Brijesh Damani of India in four straight frame 4-0 to remain unbeaten in Group “P”.Damani, too advanced with three wins. Hamza Akbar...


Formula One: Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi GP, claims world title

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd November 2014

Formula One: Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi GP, claims world title ABU DHABI: Lewis Hamilton was crowned the 2014 world drivers’ champion on Sunday after winning the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 29-year-old Briton, who won his first title in 2008, claimed his 11th win of the Formula One season to finish on 384 points. The title challenge of Nico Rosberg, Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate, petered...


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