Wayne Rooney scored the goal that gave Manchester United a record 19th English title in a 1-1 draw away to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Saturday. United needed just a point…
LAHORE – Pakistan beat Sri Lanka 8-2 to win the First SAARC Baseball Cup at the Punjab Stadium here on Sunday. Pakistan took the gold as they won all of their matches in the tournament. Sri Lanka won silver while Afghanistan won bronze.
Pakistan started their first innings with Imtiaz making a score.
Sri Lankan batters failed to make any score. In the second innings Pakistan couldn’t make any score while Sri Lankan batters made two scores through Khosla and Timmuni. Sri
LAHORE – Pakistan Railways added another feather to their cap when they annexed the All Pakistan Tehsil Municipal Corporation Football Cup at Toba Tek Singh. Railways, under coach Muhammad Rasheed, overwhelmed PAF 3-2 in the final, with Imran getting two goals for the winners. Asif Hameed scored the third goal. Muhammad Zeeshan and Saleh Muhammad scored a goal each for PAF.
LAHORE – Fazal Sweets Cricket Club outplayed Al Falah Bank by 62 runs to win the final of Lahore Premier Cricket League at Lahore City Cricket Association Ground. Fazal raced to 259, with the courtesy of the brilliant batting from Kamran Sajid 61, Rashid Riaz 45 and Waqas Ahmed 37*.
In reply, Al Falah Bank made only 198. The Chief guest, President of the Lahore City Cricket Association, Khawaja Nadeem Ahmed, handed over the winning trophy to Fazal’s skipper Afzal Shah along with
LAHORE – PAF reclaimed the 46th National Men’s Volleyball Championship title after two years, beating a spirited Army team in a four-set final 14-25, 25-14, 25-20, 25-18 here on Thursday at WAPDA Sports Complex, Lahore. The main contributors in PAF’s win over Army were Muhammad Ismail Khan, Binyamin and Saeed Khan, as Muhammad Wasit put in good show for Army. Meanwhile, in a classification match, Navy defeated defending champions WAPDA in straight sets to secure the third position in
LAHORE – An all important goal by Somalia-born Abdul Qadir helped Raiders FC clinch the All Punjab Raiders Football Cup 2011. Raiders beat Model Town FC 1-0, keeping their 17th minute lead alive until full time. Muslim got three chances to level the issue in the second session, but great goal keeping by Raiders’ Muzammil Hussain kept them at bay.
The chief guest Malik Muhammad Afzal Khokhar (MNA) awarded Raiders FC skipper Muhammad Asif the winner’s cup, while MTFC skipper Umar
INDIAN WELLS – World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki claimed her 14th career title, outlasting France’s Marion Bartoli 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 in the WTA Indian Wells final on Sunday. Meanwhile, Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic won the ATP title, rallying to beat world No. 1 Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 and improve his record this season to 18-0. Denmark’s Wozniacki captured her second title of 2011 and becomes the eighth different women’s champion in eight years at the $4.5 million WTA hardcourt
LAHORE – Sindh won the Faysal Bank Pentangular Cup (First Class) 2010-2011, beating Balochistan by four wickets in the final here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Friday. Sindh bowlers Anwar Ali, Sohail Khan and Mohammad Sami played the lead role by taking three, three and two wickets, respectively. Balochistan opened the day’s at 301 for five and reached 449 runs to give Sindh a target of 236. Later Aqeel Anjum, Sarfraz Ahmed and Hasan Raza chased the target in 34.2 overs. Abdur Rauf, who
LAHORE – Punjab Provincial Cooperative Bank won the 7th SBP Governor’s Cup Inter-Bank Super Series Cricket Tournament 2011, beating defending champions SBP Karachi by 24 runs here at the Gymkhana Ground, Bagh-i-Jinnah on Monday. Batting first PPCB scored 187 runs for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs. Mohammad Irfan (43), Mubeen Hammid (33), Tariq Mahmood (37), Mohammad Muneer (15), Umer Manwar (41 not out) and Fahim Ashraf (14 not out) all chipped in to help their team achieve the
LAHORE – Customs won the 30th U19 Junior National Hockey Championship when they outscored NBP in a penalty shootout in the final match, played at Bahawalpur Hockey Stadium. Meanwhile, SSGC beat WAPDA to secure the third place in the championship.
After a one-all stalemate in the regular and extra times, Customs hit four goals while NBP managed three in the penalty shootouts. Meanwhile, SSGC fought hard with WAPDA and took a 3-2 victory.
Muhammad Asif Bajwa, Secretary General
LAHORE – Pakistan blind cricket team beat Australia by five wickets to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series. Playing in their second ODI match at Park 25, Adelaide, Pakistan won the toss and asked Australia to bat first. Australia made 291 runs for the loss of nine wickets in 40 overs. Mathew Horsey (89) was again the top scorer for Aussies; while Wilson and Lindsay Heaven contributed with 38 and 36 runs, respectively.
Abdul Razzaq bagged two wickets while
LAHORE – Art Club won the under-17 category while Muslim Health clinched the under-15 class title of the National Junior Weightlifting Championship here at the Punjab University Old Campus arena. Art Club were followed by Pak Railway Academy and Lion’s Heart, Lahore at the second and third places respectively, while Muslim Health were followed by Islamia Sport, G.Wala and Art Club.
Haroon Ahmed, Haider Ali, Mohammad Arslan Ali, Salman Aqeel Butt, Haris Javaid, Umer Farooq,
LAHORE – Steel Mills won the Touch Rugby Championship that came to an end here on Sunday. President PTRF, MNA Riaz Khan Fatyana, was the chief guest along with Rai Altaf Hussain DIG Shaikhupura District.
In the final, Steel Mills defeated Punjab by 7-0 and held the title once again and in the final of tackle rugby the University of Lahore defeated Khyber PK by 35-15 tri scores. From Pakistan Steel Mills, Abbubakar, Ali Khuram, Asim Shah and Mohammad Aslam performed well
LAHORE – Kinnaird Club won the 5th Regional Inter-District Senior Women’s Cricket Tournament beating Garrison Club in the final here on Monday. KC took full advantage of the home conditions to overpower Garrison Club by five wickets.
Garrison Club decided to bat and gathered 114 runs in 35.1 overs. Sidra Nawaz scored 36. Zeba 10 and Sabahat 13 were the other players who reached double figures. Mehwish with two wickets was the pick of the bowlers while five girls were run out.
LAHORE – Army won the Pakistan Inter-Department Rugby Championship at the Karsas Naval Base in Karachi on Sunday. Reports receiving here said that the tournament, organized with the collaboration of Pakistan Rugby Union, Navy and Sind Rugby Association, featured five departments.
Army, Police, Wapda, Railways and Navy contested the event. Some great matches were won with teamwork as well as individual performances. Army won comprehensively by 31-0 beating WAPDA. Army won all
DOHA – Tadanari Lee scored an extra-time winner as Japan edged Australia 1-0 to win a pulsating Asian Cup final and become the most successful team in the history of the competition.
The unmarked substitute sent a stunning left-foot volley past the diving Mark Schwarzer in the 109th minute to hand his country their fourth title at the continental showcase, a feat no-one else has achieved.
The win, following their successes in 1992, 2000 and 2004, carried the added bonus of
KARACHI – Two long range drives paved the way for Lyari Town to clinch the KESC Lyari Football League 2011 at Karachi’s Peoples Sports Complex on Monday. With 60-40 possession, they edged out Singolane 4-1 in the final.
Syed Khadim Ali Shah, SVP of SAFF and VP of PFF, was the chief guest of the match and presented champions Lyari Town, runners up Singolane, and bronze-medalists Bihar prizes of Rs one lac, 50,000 and 25,000 respectively besides the gold, silver and bronze