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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...


Cycling-Kittel wins Tour de France fourth stage

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th July 2014

Cycling-Kittel wins Tour de France fourth stage LILLE: German Marcel Kittel won the fourth stage of the Tour de France, a 163.5-km ride from Le Touquet on Tuesday. Norway’s Alexander Kristoff was second and Frenchman Arnaud Demarre finished third. Italian Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey. Source:...


Tennis: Nadal, Federer, Sharapova star on super Saturday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th June 2014

Tennis: Nadal, Federer, Sharapova star on super Saturday LONDON- Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams lend heavyweight star quality to super Saturday at Wimbledon with places in the fourth round to be decided. Nadal, the 2008 and 2010 champion, has reached the last 32 for the first time since 2011 and will tackle Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin. Two days after taking...


British-Pakistani boxer, Aamir Khan and his wife blessed with a baby girl

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd May 2014

British-Pakistani boxer, Aamir Khan and his wife blessed with a baby girl LONDON: British-Pakistani boxer, Aamir Khan’s wife, Faryal Khan gave birth to a healthy baby-girl today on Friday morning. Aamir Khan’s wife Faryal Khan gave birth to their first child, Lamysa Khan today on May 23 morning. The particular news broke out, when Khan tweeted on a social media website “Twitter’. He quoted, “Faryal and I...


Tennis: Serena, Sharapova set for Miami final rematch

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th March 2014

Tennis: Serena, Sharapova set for Miami final rematch MIAMI- Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams will have a rematch of their 2013 final in the ATP and WTA Miami Masters semi-finals on Thursday after both advanced in formidable style Tuesday. Sharapova, who has not beaten the world number one American since 2004 and has lost 14 consecutive matches in the rivalry, regained her big-match...


Danish Atlas to clash Aamir in National Squash Championship final

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th February 2014

Danish Atlas to clash Aamir in National Squash Championship final PESHAWAR: Third seeded Danish Atlas Khan and Aamir Atlas will clash in the all brother’s affairs final of the National Senior Squash Championship being played at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Wednesday. Danish Atlas defeated Farhan Zaman in a thrilling four sets semi-final witnessed by capacity crowd present on this occasion while Aamir Atlas...


Boxing: Mayweather rejects Khan for Maidana in May

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th February 2014

Boxing: Mayweather rejects Khan for Maidana in May LOS ANGELES- Undefeated welterweight world champion Floyd Mayweather celebrated his 37th birthday on Monday by announcing he’ll put his 45-0 record on the line on May 3 against Marcos Maidana. The move comes after weeks of speculation as to whether Mayweather would fill his May fight date with Argentina’s Maidana or England’s Amir Khan. The...


May Weather scared to challenge light weight Champion Aamir Khan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th February 2014

May Weather scared to challenge light weight Champion Aamir Khan NEWYORK: Anxious Britain boxer Floyd May Weather is finding out ways to escape from the boxing competition with Aamir Khan in regard to face defeat against him. WBA light weight champion Aamir Khan’s boxing competition which was scheduled on 3rd May has not yet been confirmed. His competitor Floyd May Weather has conducted a survey...


Devastated Nadal says injury made win impossible

By: Humair Rana, Uploaded: 26th January 2014

Devastated Nadal says injury made win impossible MELBOURNE: A devastated Rafael Nadal wiped away tears Sunday as he said a sudden back problem made it “impossible” to win the Australian Open final, after his latest injury nightmare at Melbourne Park. The top seed was denied a 14th Grand Slam title by in-form Swiss star Stanislas Wawrinka, who was crowned champion with a...


Nadal to meet Wawrinka in final after crushing Federer in semis

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 25th January 2014

Nadal to meet Wawrinka in final after crushing Federer in semis MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal continued his dominant streak over Roger Federer to reach the Australian Open final for the third time, beating the 17-time major winner 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-3 Friday to set up a championship decider against No. 8-seeded Stan Wawrinka. Nadal now has won 23 of his 33 matches against Federer, including nine of...


Indian Hockey team expects to visit Pakistan

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 24th January 2014

Indian Hockey team expects to visit Pakistan LAHORE: Indian Hockey Federation agrees upon to send Indian Hockey team to Pakistan. Both competitors Indian and Pakistani team will play their first series in the month of March. According to the sources, the current political situation between Pakistan and India is the main cause for the setback of this visit. According to Pakistani Federation...


Bouchard into Aus Open semis on Ivanovic’s expense

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 21st January 2014

Bouchard into Aus Open semis on Ivanovic’s expense MELBOURNE: Teenager Eugenie Bouchard reinforced her status as one of the game´s most exciting prospects by upsetting Ana Ivanovic to reach her first Grand Slam semi-final at the Australian Open Tuesday. The 19-year-old Canadian, the WTA´s newcomer of the year in 2013, showed composure to come from a set down and beat the 14th-ranked Serb...


Tennis-Wozniacki crashes out in Melbourne

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 18th January 2014

Tennis-Wozniacki crashes out in Melbourne MELBOURNE – Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki made an early exit from the Australian Open on Saturday with a 4-6 7-5 6-3 loss to rising Spanish talent Garbine Muguruza in the third round. Dane Wozniacki, seeded 10th, appeared to be on course for a sixth appearance in the fourth round in seven visits to...


Tennis: Federer revival underway as Sharapova struggles

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 18th January 2014

Tennis: Federer revival underway as Sharapova struggles MELBOURNE- Roger Federer said his Grand Slam revival was well underway Saturday as he smoothly reached week two at the Australian Open, but Maria Sharapova admitted she had to improve or go out. As cooler temperatures consigned this week’s heatwave to memory, Federer swept past Russia’s world number 79 Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in...


Roma leads Dakar under team orders

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 17th January 2014

Roma leads Dakar under team orders EL SALVADOR: Nani Roma of Spain looks set to win the Dakar Rally after his X-raid team bosses told all four of their leading cars to freeze their positions to the finish on Saturday. The race was set up for a thrilling finish as two-time defending champion Stephane Peterhansel of France slashed Roma´s overall lead...


Tennis: Top seed Serena breaks Australian Open wins record

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 17th January 2014

Tennis: Top seed Serena breaks Australian Open wins record MELBOURNE- World number one Serena Williams set a new record of 61 Australian Open wins Friday as she scorched into the fourth round — and warned she plans to get even better. The American top seed used her powerful serve to good effect as she raced past experienced Slovak Daniela Hantuchova on another hot Melbourne...


Tennis: Consistent Ferrer into fourth round at Open

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 17th January 2014

Tennis: Consistent Ferrer into fourth round at Open MELBOURNE, Australia- Spanish third seed David Ferrer continued his amazing consistency by reaching his 15th consecutive Grand Slam fourth round at the Australian Open on Friday. Ferrer downed Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 6-2, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 in two hours 12 minutes on Rod Laver Arena in fierce afternoon heat. Ferrer, a semi-finalist in Melbourne last year,...


Sharapova advances to 3rd round at Aus Open amid extreme heat

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 16th January 2014

Sharapova advances to 3rd round at Aus Open amid extreme heat MELBOURNE: Maria Sharapova survived the searing heat and intense challenge from Karin Knapp to advance to the third round of the Australian Open with a grueling 6-3, 4-6, 10-8 win in 3 hours, 28 minutes on Thursday. The temperature was forecast to spike at 44 Celsius (111) on the third straight day of a heat...


Federer advances in Aussie heat

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 14th January 2014

Federer advances in Aussie heat Four-time champion Roger Federer took the express route out of sizzling heat at the Australian Open Tuesday as a ball boy and Canada’s Frank Dancevic were felled by soaring temperatures. After women’s champion Victoria Azarenka and Caroline Wozniacki safely made it through, Federer took to centre court with the mercury hitting 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit)....


Tennis: Easy for Li as stage set for Serena, Djokovic

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 13th January 2014

Tennis: Easy for Li as stage set for Serena, Djokovic MELBOURNE- China’s Li Na beat the heat with a quickfire Australian Open victory Monday as the stage was set for Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams to begin their bids for Grand Slam history. On a day of rising temperatures at Melbourne Park, Li crushed last year’s girls’ champion Ana Konjuh, 16, 6-2, 6-0 to become...


Tennis: I can knock off Nadal, Djokovic, warns Federer

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 11th January 2014

Tennis: I can knock off Nadal, Djokovic, warns Federer MELBOURNE- Roger Federer warned he was still a force to be reckoned with Saturday as he heads into the Australian Open armed with a new, bigger racquet and with Stefan Edberg in his corner. The 17-time Grand Slam-winner, now 32, said world number one Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic should be wary of...


No limits for unstoppable Serena: Navratilova

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 8th January 2014

No limits for unstoppable Serena: Navratilova ADELAIDE: Unstoppable Serena Williams could eclipse Steffi Graf as the most successful Grand Slam champion in the Open era, tennis great Martina Navratilova said Tuesday. Navratilova said she expects the American to equal her total of 18 Grand Slam singles titles at the Australian Open starting in Melbourne this month and go on to better...


Tennis: Ivanovic battles past Williams for Auckland title

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 4th January 2014

Tennis: Ivanovic battles past Williams for Auckland title AUCKLAND- Ana Ivanovic outlasted Venus Williams to win the clash of the two former world number ones 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 in a marathon Auckland Classic final on Saturday. It is the 12th title for the 26-year-old Serb and second seed but her first success since victory in Bali in 2011. What started as a one-sided...


Huawei organized Golf Tournament in Islamabad

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 28th December 2013

Huawei organized Golf Tournament in Islamabad Lahore: Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, hosted the 1st Invitational Golf Tour’s at Islamabad Golf Club. Huawei could not have picked a better season or venue for this occasion. Golfers and families flocked to the Islamabad Golf Club in a festive mood during this holiday season. The one day tourney in Islamabad attracted around 110 amateur...


NBA: Parker, Duncan powers Spurs over Mavericks

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 27th December 2013

NBA: Parker, Duncan powers Spurs over Mavericks DALLAS- Tony Parker scored 23 points and Tim Duncan added 21 points and 13 rebounds to spark the San Antonio Spurs to a 116-107 NBA victory Thursday at Dallas. Danny Green went 5-for-5 from 3-point range and finished with 22 points off the bench for the Spurs, while Brazilian Tiago Splitter added 12 points and...


 
 
 



 
 



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