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Seven Pak boxers to participate in Asian C’ship

  -File Photo ISLAMABAD : A seven-member Pakistan team would be participating in Asian Boxing Championship scheduled to be held in Uzbekistan from April 30. Talking to APP, Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF), General Secretary, Lt Col Muhammad Nasir Ijaz Tung said the Asian Boxing Championship would continue till May 7 ...

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Ex-cricketers hail Younis for reaching 10,000 runs landmark

-File Photo ISLAMABAD: Former cricketers have hailed legendary batsman Younis Khan for achieving the feat to become the first Pakistani player to score 10,000 Test runs. Younis became the first Pakistani batsman to score 10,000 runs in Test Cricket on Sunday during Pakistan’s first innings on the third day of ...

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‘Best ever’ Messi turns tables on Madrid

-File Photo MADRID – Barcelona coach Luis Enrique revelled in turning the tables on bitter rivals Real Madrid as Lionel Messi struck deep into stoppage time to edge a thrilling El Clasico 3-2 on Sunday. Messi’s second goal of the night was his 500th for Barcelona and took the Catalans ...

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Kohli pain after Bangalore set new low in IPL

-File Photo NEW DELHI – Skipper Virat Kohli said “it really hurts” after Royal Challengers Bangalore slumped to a record low score of 49 against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. Chasing a modest 132, the Bangalore batsmen — including Kohli, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers — ...

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Windies revival frustrates Pakistan in first Test

-File Photo KINGSTON, Jamaica – Half-centuries by Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich engineered a West Indies revival in reaching 244 for seven at stumps against Pakistan on the opening day of the first Test at Sabina Park on Friday. Coming together immediately after lunch when opener Kieran Powell became Mohammad ...

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Germany arrests suspect in Dortmund team bus attack: prosecutor

-File Photo BERLIN – German police on Friday arrested the suspected perpetrator of a bomb attack on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus, the public prosecutor’s office said, indicating his motive was financial and not terror-related. Police commandos working on behalf of the federal prosecutor’s office “have arrested a 28-year-old German-Russian national, ...

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Cricket: Amla’s maiden T20 century in vain

-File Photo NEW DELHI – South African batsman Hashim Amla cracked his maiden Twenty20 century but his sublime knock for his Indian Premier League side Kings XI Punjab went in vain. Amla hit a 60-ball 104 not out to help Punjab post 198-4 but Mumbai Indians achieved the target with ...

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Cricket: Retiring duo Misbah, Khan lead Pakistan against Windies

-File Photo KINGSTON, Jamaica – West Indies and Pakistan get a three-Test series underway on Friday at Sabina Park in Jamaica with both teams struggling in the midst of challenging transition periods. Despite victories in both the T20 and One-Day International series earlier in the tour, the tourists have shaped ...

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