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Rosberg apologizes, disciplined for Hamilton crash

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...


Khushi Khail wins Basketball trophy in IDPs Games

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Khushi Khail wins Basketball trophy in IDPs Games BANNU: Khushi Khail clinched the trophy after defeating Wazirstan XI in the final of the Basketball even part of the ongoing IDPs Games in Babakhail IDPs Camp here on Monday. Khushi Khail right from the start dominated the proceeding and did not give much time to Waziristan XI team to strike back. Khushi Khail XI...


Indian team arrives as Asian 6-Reds snooker explode into action from Sunday

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Indian team arrives as Asian 6-Reds snooker explode into action from Sunday KARACHI: The second edition of Asian 6-Reds and Asian Team Snooker Championship explode into action at Khorshed Hall of Hotel Avari Towers from Sunday at 4 pm, with 15 -nations in the fray. 6-member Indian team arrived here on Saturday for taking part in the event and defending their team crown in the week-long championship....


SBP’s Independence day sports in full swing

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SBP’s Independence day sports in full swing LAHORE: Several cities of Punjab hosted Independence Day Sports events on Friday across the province under the auspices of Sports Board Punjab (SBP). People showed great involvement and chanted slogans to encourage the participating teams in various cities. According to details, a floodlit tape ball cricket tournament was organized in Okara where Shaheen Cricket Club,...


Indian team get visas for Asian Team 6-Red Snooker

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th August 2014

Indian team get visas for Asian Team 6-Red Snooker KARACHI: No more uncertainty over Indian team’s participation in the Jubilee Insurance second Asian Team and 6-Red Snooker Championship, as they have been issued visas by the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi. A spokesman of Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA) confirmed on Thursday the issuance of visas to the India team and officials....


Battle for supremacy in Sindh Open Golf to begin from Friday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th August 2014

Battle for supremacy in Sindh Open Golf to begin from Friday KARACHI: Battle for supremacy in Faysal Bank 16th Sindh Open Golf Championship will begins at the splendid setting of Arabian Sea Country Club which tee-off on Friday at 7:30 am with top professionals. The main attraction in event played over 54-hole, professional competition which carries Rs 1.5 million in prize money while Rs 500,000 will...


Tennis: Birthday boy Federer beats Ferrer for semi-final spot

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th August 2014

Tennis: Birthday boy Federer beats Ferrer for semi-final spot TORONTO:Roger Federer marked his 33rd birthday by beating David Ferrer for the 15th straight time to reach the semi-finals of the ATP Tour’s Toronto Masters tournament on Friday. A sellout crowd sang Happy Birthday to the second seed early in the second set, and cheered post-match as the 17-time grand slam winner was presented with an...


Ranking Tennis from Wednesday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th August 2014

Ranking Tennis from Wednesday KARACHI: The 33rd STA Development Series Ranking Tennis Championship will begin at Union Club hard courts here from Wednesday. According to a press release of Karachi Tennis Association issued on Tuesday, Robin Das has been top seeded in the mens singles,Hania Naveed ranked number one for ladies singles while Ibrahim Litifat is top seed in...


Abid, Faizan, Shahzad, Yasir in semifinals of Tennis

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Abid, Faizan, Shahzad, Yasir in semifinals of Tennis ISLAMABAD: Muhammad Abid, Faizan Khurram, Shahzad Khan and Yasir Khan advanced into the semifinals of Men’s Singles of Warid National Ranking Tennis Championship being played here at PTF Tennis Complex. Men’s Singles quarterfinals Round: Muhammad Abid beat Sanaullah 6-3,6-2; Faizan Khurram beat Shahzad PAF 5-7,6-1,6-2; Shahzad Khan beat Muhamamd Mudassar 6-3,6 2; Yasir Khan beat...


Athletics: Hungarian Olympic champion dies after illness

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th August 2014

Athletics: Hungarian Olympic champion dies after illness BUDAPEST: Hungarian Angela Nemeth, the 1968 Olympic javelin champion, has died at the age of 68 after a long illness, her family told Hungarian MTI news agency on Tuesday. Nemeth was just 22 when she won the gold medal in Mexico with a throw of 60.36m. A year later she added the European title in...


Exhibition charity match for IDPs at AAS on Aug 9

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th August 2014

Exhibition charity match for IDPs at AAS on Aug 9 KARACHI: An exhibition match between Dr Shah XI and Showbiz Star will be played under floodlights at Asghar Ali Shah Stadium here on August 9 at 8.00 p.m. to raise funds for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Waziristan. According to a statment issued by coordinator of the match, Nusrat Fahim on Monday, Asghar Ali Shah Memorial...


Olympic gold medalist Alice Coachman dies at 90 in Georgia

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th July 2014

Olympic gold medalist Alice Coachman dies at 90 in Georgia GEORGIA:Track and field star Alice Coachman, who in 1948 became the first black woman to win a gold medal in the Olympic games, died in Georgia on Monday at the age of 90. Coachman, who won her gold medal in the high jump at the 1948 summer Olympics in London, died at a hospital near...


Farah may not be fit for Commonwealth Games

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th July 2014

Farah may not be fit for Commonwealth Games Double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah may not be fit enough to take part in the Commonwealth Games which begin in Glasgow later this month, he said on Monday. “It’s a good question. I don’t know,” said Farah, when asked on BBC radio if he was going to be fit for the Games. “Hopefully...


 
 
 



 
 



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