LAHORE – LGS 55-Main defeated Defence Degree College in the final to win the 5th session of ASC Netball Coaching, Development and Tournament Program 2011 for Girls (U-16) here on Wednesday. Organized by PNF in collaboration with Australian Sports Commission and Punjab Netball Association, the final was played between LGS and Defence Degree College and LGS 55-Main won by 16-12 goals. Shaya Athar and Rahma of LGS gave outstanding performance. Earlier, LGS beat Alma School in the semi
LAHORE – The 5th session of the ASC Netball Coaching, Development and Tournament Program for girls (U-16) was held at Govt. Post Graduate College for Women, Wahadat Road.
Mudassar Arain, Secretary General, Pakistan Netball Federation informed that the programme was organized in collaboration with the Australian Sports Commission and Punjab Netball Association. The technical officials comprising Khalid Parvaiz, Yasir, Adeel Khan, Umer Farooq, Abdul Wahab, Asad Mehmood and Ajaz Ul
LAHORE – JS Bank-Waste Busters and Hattaf registered convincing wins on day two of the Caanchi and Lugari Pakistan Polo Cup matches here at the LPC ground on Tuesday.
JS Bank/Waste Buster defeated Frontier Scouts 11-3 and Hattaf beat Pakistan Air Force 7-2
KAPALUA – Jonathan Byrd won his fifth PGA Tour title by beating fellow American Robert Garrigus in a gripping playoff for the season-opening Tournament of Champions on Sunday.
Byrd sealed victory with a par at the second extra hole, where Garrigus three-putted for bogey, to clinch the winner’s cheque for $1.12 million in the elite event which brings together the title-holders from the previous Tour season. Garrigus lipped out from just three-and-a-half feet for par after Byrd had
KAPALUA – American Robert Garrigus fired a 10-under 63 to grab a one-stroke lead over first round leader Carl Pettersson midway through the PGA Tour’s Tournament of Champions.
Garrigus played the final three holes of Friday’s second round in four-under to reach 14-under 132 in the season-opening tournament. “My wedge game is exactly where I need it to be,” American Garrigus said.
Garrigus, who has led the tour in driving distance each of the last two years, qualified for
LAHORE – The first Sprite Golf Tournament concluded at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course on Sunday with the high achievers turning out to be Danyaal Jehangir securing the top amateur gross, Rashid Iqbal topping in amateur net, and Karamatullah Chaudry and AVM (R) Zakaullah making it to the first slot in seniors net and seniors net.
The overall performances carried a touch of class and although some ended up behind the ultimate winners, they produced rounds that deserve a lot of
LAHORE – The three-day 1st Sprite Golf Tournament commenced here at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course with events for ladies, veterans (above 70 years of age), seniors (above 55 years of age), amateurs, ball boys and caddies. Of special significance is the competitive event for ball boys and caddies who earn their living from serving the golfers.
Thanks to Sprite and Javed A Khan, they have now been afforded an opportunity to show their golfing skills. Out of 59 caddy competitors,
LAHORE: Faizan Khurrum, Samir Iftikhar and Rashid Malik moved to the quarterfinals of the Servis Cup Punjab Tennis Tournament here at the Bagh-e-Jinnah.
All these players had an easy sailing to the last eight stage of the championship, which saw another 16 matches played on day three under chilly conditions. All matches in the men’s singles finished in straight sets, except the day’s opener that went to three sets after Asad Abdul Sakoo came from one set behind to win.
LAHORE: Another two matches were decided in the 1st CPL Raaziq 20/20 cricket tournament here on Monday.
In the first match, Ufone beat Coca-Cola by 4 wickets. Coca-Cola scored 137 for the loss of all wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Usman Hafeez 31, Shahid Mahmood 30 and Mohsin Naqi 17 did well from the Coke side. Raza Ijaz took three wickets while Ahsan Zaidi and Salman Rasheed grabbed two. In reply, U-Fone achieved the target with three overs to spare with Muhammad Bilal 42,
LAHORE: After a battle of nerves and golfing skills, the twenty-member Gymkhana golf team prevailed over the Royal Palm golf team, yesterday at the Gymkhana Golf Course, through an aggregate team score of 27 points to Royal Palm’s 25, the winning margin not too imposing yet ample to fetch them the glittering trophy accompanied by the related honours.
The clash between the two teams has started to generate tremendous interest on both sides and members consider it an
LAHORE: Lahore Lions beat Lahore Blues by 20 runs in the opening match of the 3rd National Veterans cricket tournament that rolled into action on Saturday. Batting first, Lahore Lions scored 149 for 4 wickets in the allotted 20 overs.
Imran Bucha 59, Sarfraz Azeem 29 and Ali Zia 22 were the main scorers. Javed Zaman took 2 wickets for 37 runs. In reply, Lahore Blues scored 129 for 9 wickets with Arshad Khan 52, Imran Sheikh 18 and Shaukat Ali 14 being the prominent batsmen.
MELBOURNE: Tiger Woods has just next month’s Chevron World Challenge left to end his tormented year of win-less tournaments, after finishing fourth in the Australian Masters in Melbourne.
The former world number one, the winner of 14 majors among 95 tournament victories, is still without a victory going into his last event of the year, but there were encouraging signs at the Australian Masters on Sunday.
Woods thrilled his fans when he peeled off two eagles and two birdies