Nisar Ahmed of WAPDA won the Quetta to Ziarat National Level Road Race on Monday. The Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) organised the race with the collaboration of Balochistan Cycling Association from Quetta…
Crown Club beat Mahboob Park Gymkhana by five wickets in a friendly match at the Iqbal Park cricket ground on Tuesday. Mahboob Park Gymkhana scored 232 runs in 35 overs. Haris (25),…
Nerveless 21-year-old Petra Kvitova delivered a remarkable performance of confidence and power to out-gun favourite Maria Sharapova and win the Wimbledon title for the first time with a convincing 6-3 6-4 victory…
Roger Federer can picture himself lifting a record-equalling seventh Wimbledon title, but can also sense the dangers posed by Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. Federer, now without a Grand Slam…
Uni-foam Falcons clinched the title of the Twenty 20 Pentangular Women’s Cricket Tournament after beating Eaglets by 20 runs in the final at Khan Research Laboratories Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi on Wednesday. After…
Norway’s Suzann Pettersen beat Cristie Kerr 1-up to win the LPGA Match Play Championship on Sunday, claiming her first LPGA title in 20 months. Pettersen had a 1-up lead and Kerr faced…
Manny Pacquiao easily defeated challenger Shane Mosley Saturday to retain his World Boxing Organization welterweight title and extend his fight win streak to 14 consecutive bouts. The 32-year-old Filipino pound-for-pound king knocked…
LONDON – Jennifer Lopez’s new entry “On The Floor” knocked Adele off the top of the U.K. singles chart on Sunday but the young British soul singer is still dominating — and breaking records with — album sales.
The Official Charts Company said Adele’s “21” and “19” albums clung to the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in the longplayer chart, seeing off new entries from “X Factor” contestant Mary Byrne, indie band Radiohead and U.S. diva Britney Spears.
BERLIN – World champion Vitali Klitschko defended his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday amid farcical scenes with a first-round knock-out of Cuban challenger Odlanier Solis.
The fight was just three minutes old when Klitschko caught the Cuban on the top of the head and the 30-year-old rocked briefly before tumbling awkwardly to the canvas for the first defeat of his career. The referee ruled the Cuban had injured his knee in the fall and was unable to continue, awarding Klitschko
The first semi-final of the M Yaseen Akhter Memorial Cricket Tournament will be played between Model Town Club and Crown Club on February 28 at Model Town Ground. The second semi-final will be played between P&T Gym and Akhter Abdul Rehman Club after the availability of a ground.
LAHORE – Crown Club defeated Free Batters by nine wickets in a friendly match here at the Iqbal Park ground on Thursday. Mohammad Shoaib played vital role in the win. Free Batters made 150 runs in 35 overs. Wasim Butt 33, Asif 25, Asim 32. Nasir three for 25, Shoaib two for 18 and Wasim Khan three for 4.
In reply, Crown Club achieved the score in 14 overs. Shoaib made 60 and Irfan 78 not out and was declared the man of the match. Malik Sarwar was the chief guest.
QUEBEC CITY: Bernard Hopkins declared he was robbed of becoming the oldest major world champion in boxing history Saturday when he had to settle for a majority draw against Haitian-born Canadian Jean Pascal.
Pascal inflicted the first two knockdowns suffered by Hopkins in 16 years to keep his World Boxing Council light heavyweight crown before a sellout crowd at Le Colisee that booed the deadlocked verdict with the 45-year-old American.
After 12 rounds a US judge gave
GUANGZHOU: Pakistan created history Friday in crushing Bangladesh by 10 wickets to win the first-ever Asian Games women’s cricket tournament. The victory handed Pakistan their first gold of the Guangzhou Games and prevented Bangladesh from claiming their country’s first ever at an Asiad.
The win comes as welcome relief at a time of major problems for the men’s game in Pakistan, which has been embroiled in spot-fixing and disciplinary issues for much of the past year.
Experts and pundits from the lawyers’ community have predicted cut-throat competition between Ahmed Awais and Asma Jahangir for the presidential slot of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) polls being held today (Wednesday).
The bigwigs of the lawyers’ community, now being divided in pro-judiciary and pro-government groups, were witnessed struggling yesterday to secure the votes of the 2,130 registered SCBA voters for their respective groups using every trick in
STOCKHOLM: Roger Federer has endured his leanest season on the men’s circuit since 2001 but the Swiss maestro is already plotting a way to grab back the number one ranking from rival Rafael Nadal.
World number two Federer cannot dislodge his Spanish bogeyman from the top spot this year but that has not stopped the Swiss from planning his goals for 2011. “For me it’s not that important to be two, three or four. Sure you would like to be ranked as high as possible but for me it’s