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Sana to lead Pakistani team

Sana to lead Pakistani team

LAHORE: Pakistan Football Federation President Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat has named Young Rising Star’s captain Sana Mehmood as captain of the Pakistan national women’s team for the first SAFF Women’s Championship.
Pakistan will appear in the eight-nation inaugural women’s championship which will commence on December 12, 2010 in the tourist resort of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
The host is placed in Group A along with SA Games champions India, Sri Lanka and Bhutan while Pakistan

Misbah, Ali lead Pakistan’s fight in 2nd Test

ABU DHABI: Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Azhar Ali led Pakistan’s fightback with half-centuries apiece to keep South African hopes of enforcing the follow-on at bay on the third day of the second Test on Monday.
Misbah finished with 77 not out to guide his team to 317-6 at the close after Ali (90) and Asad Shafiq (61) also contributed in a fight for survival with Pakistan still needing another 68 to avoid following on. Abdul Rehman was the other unbeaten batsman without scoring.

Aussie Scott clings to one-shot lead

SINGAPORE: Australia’s Adam Scott clung on to a one-shot lead over defending champion Ian Poulter of England and South Korea’s Kang Kyung-Nam after the third round of the Barclays Singapore Open Saturday.
The Australian, twice a winner here, carded a two-under par 69 for a total of 14-under 199 in humid conditions at the Sentosa Golf Club’s par 71 Serapong course.
US Open champion Graeme McDowell also remained in strong contention for the title with a solid round of 68 to

Harassment reports lead to removal of male teachers

KARACHI: After receiving numerous sexual harassment complaints, the Sindh government has decided to remove all male teaching and non-teaching staff from girls’ schools and colleges in the province.
Education Department directed all executive district officers (EDOs) to enlist all the male staff working in the province. The male officials were also asked to report to the Sindh secretariat till further notice.
“There have been many complaints against the male staff members

Tiger, Mickelson lead clash of the titans

SHANGHAI: Tiger Woods will try to seize back the world number one spot when an enticing HSBC Champions tees off this week in China with a star-studded field battling it out in Asia’s biggest tournament.
England’s Lee Westwood knocked Woods off golf’s pedestal for the first time in five years on Monday, capping the American’s fall from grace that began a year ago with revelations of marital infidelities.
But the new world numbers one and two will have their hands full in

Malik urges Afridi to lead from the front in UAE

LAHORE: Former Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik believes that Shahid Afridi has to deliver as a captain and urged him to make the most of the opportunity given to him by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
“I always supported him and believe he has the experience to do well but he will have to deliver positive results and grab the opportunity that was given to him to lead the country,” Malik was quoted as saying by ESPNStar.com. Malik is hoping for a chance to represent Pakistan in the

Miyazato, Lee disregard reputations to take lead

Japan’s Mika Miyazato and South Korea’s Lee Jee-Young upstaged a star-studded field at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia to take a one-stroke lead after the first day on Friday.
Big crowds turned up to watch the likes of Cristie Kerr, Michelle Wie and Natalie Gulbis, but it was the strength of the Asian players on the LPGA Tour that stood out with Miyazato and Lee both firing 66.
It left them five-under-par and one stroke ahead of another Korean, Han Hee-Won,

Teenage sensation Noh takes lead

Korean teen Noh Seung-Yul shot a second straight four-under-par 67 to take the clubhouse lead at the Korea Open, with almost half the field still to complete their second round.
On a day of high drama veteran Yoo Jong-Ku recorded the second hole-in-one of the OneAsia tournament and drove off with a BMW.
Australian Anthony Brown carded a 71 to stay two-under and overnight co-leader John Huh of the USA was one behind after a 74 at the Woo Jeong Hills Country Club in Cheonan,